Financial Fraud
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Financial And Tax Fraud: CHRISTOPHER A. JANSEN – President of Baytree Investors Inc. – Charges of Wire Fraud And Evading Income Taxes

December 29, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Former President of St. Charles Company Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison for Wire Fraud and Income Tax Evasion ROCKFORD — The former President of Baytree Investors Inc., a defunct St. Charles company, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala. CHRISTOPHER A. JANSEN, 64, [Read More…]

Financial Fraud
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Financial Fraud: United Shore Financial Services LLC (USFS) Pay For Alleged False Claims Act Liability Arising From Fha-Insured Mortgage Lending

December 29, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

United Shore Financial Services LLC Agrees To Pay $48 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability Arising From Fha-Insured Mortgage Lending WASHINGTON – United Shore Financial Services LLC (USFS) has agreed to pay the United States $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims [Read More…]

Cyber Crime
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Cyber Crime: IAT HONG, BO ZHENG, and CHIN HUNG Charged With Devising and Carrying Out a Scheme to Enrich Themselves by Obtaining And Trading on Material, Nonpublic Information

December 27, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest of Macau Resident and Unsealing of Charges Against Three Individuals for Insider Trading Based On Information Hacked from Prominent U.S. Law Firms Iat Hong Arrested On December 25 In Hong Kong On U.S. Insider Trading and Hacking Charges; In Addition to Successful Cyber [Read More…]

Financial Fraud,
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Financial Fraud: Richard Shusterman Sentenced For Co-Conspirators Perpetrated a Brazen And Complex Ponzi Scheme That Defrauded Investors

December 23, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Leader of $242 Million Investment Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 18 Years in Federal Prison Ponzi Scheme Involved Sale of Medical Debts Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Richard Shusterman, age 53, of Highland Beach, Florida, today to 18 years in prison, followed by three [Read More…]

Financial Fraud
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Financial Fraud: Umair Hamid Charged with Wire Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Worldwide “Diploma Mill” Scheme

December 22, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Charges Executive Of Axact In $140 Million Diploma Mill Scam Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), and William F. Sweeney Jr., the [Read More…]

FBC Home Loans Propose
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Email Scam: FBC Home Loans Propose

December 21, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

This is an email scam received about “ FBC Home Loans Propose ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. First Letter From FBC Home Mortgage – Email Scam Example [Read More…]

Cyber Crime
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Cyber Crime: DAVID W. KENT, Owner Of Oilpro.com, Guilty In Hacking Into a Competitor’s Network and Stealing Client Data

December 20, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Oilpro.Com Founder Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Hacking Into Competitor’s Computer System Defendant Stole Information From Over 700,000 Customer Accounts Stored on a Competitor’s Database and Then Sought to Sell Oilpro.com to the Company He Had Hacked Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern [Read More…]

Financial Fraud, Bankruptcy-Related Crimes
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Financial Fraud: Phillip E. Southwood former owner of Southwood Industries, Inc., Sentenced for Multiple Bankruptcy-Related Crimes

December 20, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Small Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joseph J.M. Orabona (619)546-7951 or Michael Heyman (619) 546-9615 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – December 19, 2016 SAN DIEGO – Phillip E. Southwood, Jr., a 50-year-old former owner of Southwood Industries, Inc., a holding company for Jefferson [Read More…]

Financial Fraud, Investment Fraud
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Investment Fraud: Seven Individuals Charged With Securities Fraud, Investment Adviser Fraud And Securities Fraud Conspiracy

December 19, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Platinum Partners’ Founder And Chief Investment Officer Among Five Indicted In A $1 Billion Investment Fraud Two Additional Individuals Indicted In A $50 Million Bond Fraud Involving Black Elk Energy, One Of Platinum’s Largest Portfolio Companies BROOKLYN, N.Y. – An eight-count indictment was unsealed this morning in federal [Read More…]

Investment Fraud
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Investment Fraud: Richard Wyatt Davis Charged With One Count of Wire Fraud and Three Counts of Tax Evasion

December 16, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Mecklenburg Co. Man Facing Federal Charges In Connection With $19 Million Investment Fraud Scheme Defendant Misused Victim-Investors’ Funds to Pay for Vacation Homes, Vehicles, a Chef and Other Personal Expenses CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Mecklenburg Co. man is facing federal charges in connection with an investment scheme that [Read More…]

Financial Fraud, Loan Fraud
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Financial Fraud: Two Brokers Charged For Scheme to Use Simultaneous Loan Applications to Fraudulently Obtain Home Equity Lines of Credit

December 15, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Real Estate Brokers And Client Charged With Defrauding Banks In ‘Shotgun’ Loan Scheme NEWARK, N.J. – Two real estate brokers and a client were arrested today and charged in connection with a scheme to use bogus information and simultaneous loan applications at multiple banks to fraudulently obtain home [Read More…]

Healthcare Fraud
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Healthcare Fraud: Forest Laboratories LLC And Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc. Agreed to Pay For Violated the False Claims Act by Paying Kickbacks

December 15, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Forest Laboratories and Forest Pharmaceuticals to Pay $38 million to Resolve Kickback Allegations Under the False Claims Act Forest Laboratories LLC, located in New York, New York, and its subsidiary, Forest Pharmaceuticals Inc., have agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims [Read More…]