Bankruptcy
Fraud

Bankruptcy: Elpidio Gongora Guilty Plea to a Scheme Involving Defrauding Personal Injury Clients, Tax Evasion and Hiding Assets from U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee

July 31, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

San Antonio Businessman Enters Guilty Plea to a Scheme Involving Defrauding Personal Injury Clients, Tax Evasion and Hiding Assets from U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee In San Antonio this morning, 47-year-old San Antonio businessman Elpidio Gongora (aka “Pete Gongora”) pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a scheme to [Read More…]

International Cell Phone Fraud Scheme
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Cyber Crime: Ramon Batista, Edwin Fana and Jose Santana Charged For Cell Phone Fraud Scheme

July 25, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Defendants Charged with Participating in Sophisticated International Cell Phone Fraud Scheme Criminal charges were unsealed against multiple defendants relating to their participation in a sophisticated global cell phone fraud scheme, involving the takeover or compromise of cell phone customers’ accounts and the “cloning” of their phones to make [Read More…]

Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering
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Michael Danilovich Sentenced For Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering

July 20, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Michael Danilovich Sentenced To 25 Years For Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering Racketeering Conviction Included Largest No-Fault Insurance Fraud Scheme Ever Charged Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL DANILOVICH was [Read More…]

Embezzling And Laundering From Charity
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Financial Fraud: Wafa Abboud, Marcelle P. Bailey and Rami Misbah Taha Indicted For Embezzling And Laundering From Charity

July 19, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Former Executive Director And Two Co-Defendants Indicted For Embezzling And Laundering Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars From Charity On Friday, July 15, 2016, a federal grand jury in Brooklyn returned a seven-count indictment charging Wafa Abboud, the former executive director of a charity that provides services to individuals [Read More…]

Insurance Fraud
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Financial Fraud: Laquitta S. Brackins Sentenced For Mail and Wire Fraud by Defrauding a Cell Phone Insurance Provider

July 17, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Defendant Receives Lengthy Sentence for Cell Phone Insurance Fraud ATLANTA – Laquitta S. Brackins has been sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud by defrauding a cell phone insurance provider.  Brackins, along with a co-conspirator, filed thousands of false insurance claims on cell [Read More…]

International VAT Fraud Europol
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Action Against International VAT Fraud

July 3, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Eight Member States Take Action Against International VAT Fraud Yesterday, from a coordination centre at Eurojust, Europol supported an international action day against a criminal network involved in international VAT fraud and money laundering defrauding EU citizens of approximately EUR 57 million in tax revenues via companies selling [Read More…]