Financial Fraud: PETER G. JOHNSON, PETER B. JOHNSON, And THOMAS REICH Charged With Defrauding a Group of Lenders (the “Banks”)

Former Cocoa Company Executives Arrested For Defrauding Lenders Of $400 Million Peter G. Johnson, Peter B. Johnson, and Thomas Reich submitted false financial reports to banks to secure and maintain a $400 million credit line to Transmar Commodity Group Ltd. Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, […]

Car Insurance Premiums Fraud

Did you commit fraud when you bought car insurance? Americans might agree that auto insurance companies aren’t perfect in regards to deciding how much policyholders should pay in premiums. Most of all of us think our rates should be lower. Yet a study by insurance industry data collector Verisk Stats indicates that – at least […]

Financial Fraud: Benjamin Bland Sentenced For Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Social Security Fraud

Richmond Business Owner Sentenced To Five And A Half Years In Prison For Fraud In Credit Repair Scheme Baltimore, Maryland – Senior U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Benjamin Bland, age 41, of Richmond, Virginia, to five and a half years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit […]

Financial Fraud: Mark Ross Weinberg Sentenced For Participating in a Scheme Involving Bogus Gold Contracts

Longtime Con Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Federal Prison for Role in $3 Million Gold Investment Scheme that Bilked 7 Investors LOS ANGELES – A Beverly Hills man who has a long history of swindling investors and admitted most recently to participating in a scheme involving bogus gold contracts – and giving fake gold […]

Student Loan Scam Faced by The Federal Agency

Federal government investigators have halted an alleged student loans debt pain relief scam that bilked more than $11 million from consumers nationwide. Strategic Student Solutions and several related companies inaccurately promised to minimize or eliminate student loans debt and also offered the borrowers no credit repair services, as a swap for upfront fees and monthly […]

Cyber Crime: DANIEL ADEKUNLE OJO Charged With Fraud And Identity Theft Offenses Stemming From a Scheme to Obtain The Personal Identifying Information

Nigerian National Charged in Phishing Scheme that Victimized Glastonbury School Employees Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Joel P. Garland, Special Agent in Charge of IRS Criminal Investigation in New England, […]

Healthcare Fraud: Tshombe Anderson Pleaded Guilty to One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

Dallas Attorney Admits to Role in $26 Million Fraud Conspiracy DALLAS — Tshombe Anderson, 54, of Grand Prairie, Texas, appeared today before Chief U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn and pleaded guilty to a scheme he ran along with four of his family members from July 2011 to September 2015 to fraudulently obtain more than […]

Cyber Crime: Maxim Senakh Sentenced to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud And to Violate The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

Russian Citizen Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Involvement in Global Botnet Conspiracy A Russian citizen was sentenced today for his participation in a criminal enterprise that installed and exploited malicious computer software (“malware”) on tens of thousands of computer servers throughout the world to generate millions of dollars in fraudulent payments. Acting Assistant […]

Financial Fraud: William Nelson Charged With One Count of Theft of Funds And Nine Counts of Mail Fraud

Former Procurement Director Of Staten Island District Attorney’s Office Charged With Embezzling Government Funds Defendant Fraudulently Purchased Hundreds of Personal Items in Scheme to Defraud the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office of Over $440,000 A ten-count indictment was unsealed today in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging William […]

Financial Fraud: Craig Cinelli And Joseph Cinelli Sr., Charged By Indictment With One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud And Five Counts of Wire Fraud

Owners Of Hudson County, New Jersey, Scrap Metal Company Charged With 17-Year Conspiracy To Defraud Customers Former Chief Financial Officer Has Pleaded Guilty to Related Charge NEWARK, N.J. – The owners of Cinelli Iron & Metal Co. (CIMCO) were arrested today and charged with operating a 17-year conspiracy that defrauded customers out of millions of […]

Financial Fraud: Jared Mitchell Sentenced In Securities Fraud For His Role in The Fraudulent Market Manipulation of ForceField Energy Inc.

Forcefield Energy Investor Relations Professional Sentenced To 36 Months In Prison For Role In A $131 Million Market Manipulation Scheme Jared Mitchell, an investor relations professional, was sentenced earlier today to 36 months’ imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, after having pleaded guilty to securities fraud for his role in the […]

False Claims Act: Atlanta Medical Clinic, And Dr. Timothy Dembowski Have aAreed to Pay For Violated Medicare Rules And The False Claims Act

Atlanta Pain Clinic and its owner agree to pay $250,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act ATLANTA – Atlanta Medical Clinic (“AMC”), which is an Atlanta-based pain management clinic, and Dr. Timothy Dembowski (AMC’s owner), have agreed to pay the United States $250,000 to resolve allegations that they violated Medicare rules […]

Investment Fraud: PATRICK MURACA Charged With Wire Fraud, In Connection With a Scheme To Defraud Investors

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Arrest In Scheme To Defraud Investors In Purported Medical And Pharmaceutical Businesses Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing […]

Financial Fraud: Anthony J. Klatch II Sentenced For Conspiracy, Securities Fraud, Wire Fraud, and Money Laundering

Tampa Investment Scheme Mastermind Sentenced To More Than Nine Years In Federal Prison Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore today sentenced Anthony J. Klatch II (36, previously of Tampa) to nine years and seven months in federal prison for wire fraud. The Court also ordered that he serve this sentence consecutive to […]

Identity Theft: Viju Mathew And Mariamma Viju Pleaded Guilty For Theft/Unlawfully Obtaining Patient Identification Information

Garland Couple Who Stole/Unlawfully Obtained Patient Identification Information Sentenced to Federal Prison Terms Husband is a Former Parkland Hospital Employee and Wife is a Former Nurse at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas – Used Info toSolicit Patients for Their Home Health Agency DALLAS — A former employee at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas […]