Financial Fraud: Eric Lemoyne Willis Indicted On Theft of Government Property, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Wire Fraud

Former Social Security Employee of West Sacramento and North Carolina Man Indicted on Conspiracy and Fraud Charges Conspiracy Involved Theft of Government Property, Aggravated Identity Theft, and Wire Fraud SACRAMENTO, Calif. — On Thursday, a federal grand jury returned a 13-count indictment against Eric Lemoyne Willis, 42, of West Sacramento, and Darron Dimitri Ross, 33, […]

Intellectual Property: Hongjin Tan Was Arrestedand charged with theft of trade secrets

Chinese National Charged With Committing Theft Of Trade Secrets TULSA, Okla. – Hongjin Tan, a 35 year old Chinese national and U.S. legal permanent resident, was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with theft of trade secrets. Tan is alleged to have stolen the trade secrets from his employer, a U.S. petroleum company. The announcement […]

Financial Fraud: ZHU HUA And ZHANG SHILONG Indicted For Thefts From Managed Service Providers

Two Chinese Hackers Associated With The Ministry Of State Security Charged With Global Computer Intrusion Campaigns Targeting Intellectual Property And Confidential Business Information Defendants Were Members of the APT 10 Hacking Group Who Acted in Association with the Tianjin State Security Bureau and Engaged in Global Computer Intrusions for More Than a Decade, Continuing into […]

Financial Fraud: Robin Ann Bertelli Sentenced For One Count of Bank Fraud And One Count Of Aggravated Identity Theft

Woman Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison After Stealing from an Elderly Widow and Her Deceased Son, a Former Navy SEAL Stole Nearly $200,000, Including an Inheritance the Navy SEAL Received After He Reportedly Drowned in Puerto Rico A woman who stole the identities of an elderly woman and her deceased son, a former […]

Financial Fraud: Group Of 9 Individuals Charged In Romance Scams And Mystery Shopper Schemes

9 Defendants Charged in Chicago in International Investigation Targeting “Romance Scams” and “Mystery Shopper” Schemes CHICAGO — Seven Chicago-area residents are among nine individuals arrested in the United States and Nigeria as part of an international investigation into online “romance scams” and “mystery shopper” schemes. During the Chicago-based investigation, dubbed “Operation Gold Phish,” law enforcement […]

Financial Fraud: IAV GmbH (IAV) Plead Guilty To One Criminal Felony Count And His Role In a Long-Running Scheme For Volkswagen AG (VW)

IAV GmbH to Pay $35 Million Criminal Fine in Guilty Plea for Its Role in Volkswagen AG Emissions Fraud IAV GmbH (IAV), a German company that engineers and designs automotive systems, has agreed to plead guilty to one criminal felony count and pay a $35 million criminal fine as a result of the company’s role […]

Financial Fraud: Thomas Michael White Convicted In Connection With a Scheme To Fraudulently Raise From Over a Dozen Elderly Victims

Broward County Resident Convicted by Trial Jury of Participating in a Two Million Dollar Securities Fraud Conspiracy Scheme that Targeted the Elderly On December 13, 2018, a Broward County resident was convicted by a federal jury of one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and four counts of mail fraud, in connection […]

Tax Fraud: Clifford Keith Gwinn Sentenced For Embezzling From The Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department, As Well As a Related Tax Crime

Former West Virginia Cabinet Secretary Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzling Fire Department Funds HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Hurricane man and former West Virginia Cabinet Secretary was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison for embezzling $178,790 from the Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department, as well as a related tax crime, announced United States […]

Financial Fraud: JOHN ARNOLD SHELLEY Sentenced For Making a False Statement To The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Former Bank President Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Pay $137 Million OKLAHOMA CITY – JOHN ARNOLD SHELLEY, 68, of Oklahoma City, has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for making a false statement to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, announced Robert J. Troester of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He has also been […]

Health Care Fraud: Jonas Knopf Was Charged With Conspiring To Defraud Several Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Insurance

Lakewood Man Charged In $10 Million Health Care Fraud Against Blue Cross Blue Shield NEWARK, N.J. – A Lakewood, New Jersey, insurance producer was charged today with conspiring to defraud several Blue Cross Blue Shield health care insurance affiliates of more than $10 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Jonas Knopf, 63, of Lakewood, […]

Financial Fraud: Mark E. Fisher And Joseph F. Capuozzo pled guilty In Dump Securities Fraud Scheme Involving The Shares Of Valentine Beauty, Inc.

Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme A former South Florida attorney and a stock promoter pled guilty today in connection with a $1 million pump and dump securities fraud scheme involving the shares of Valentine Beauty, Inc. […]

Financial Fraud: Scott Charles Maddox And Janice Paige Carter-Smith Have Been Indicted In a Forty-Four Count Indictment For Conspiring To Operate a Racketeering Enterprise

Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 50, and Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 53, both of Tallahassee, have been indicted in a forty-four count indictment for conspiring to operate a racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of bank fraud, extortion, honest […]

Financial Fraud: Group Of Persons Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And Filing a False Tax Return

4TH Florida Man Pleads Guilty In Connection To Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Against Xerox Corporation ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Jason Haynes, of Florida, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and filing a false tax return in connection with a scheme […]

Financial Fraud: Alain Kaloyeros Sentenced To Prison For Fraud In Connection With The Rigging Of Bids

Former State University President, Alain Kaloyeros, And Three Corporate Executives Sentenced To Prison For Fraud In Connection With Buffalo Billion Bid-Rigging Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that ALAIN KALOYEROS, the former President of the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute; STEVEN AIELLO, a […]

Financial Fraud: Emil DiIorio Agreed To Settle Allegations Under The False Claims Act That They Submitted False Claims To Medicare

Coordinated Health and CEO Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Fraudulent Billing PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Coordinated Health Holding Company, LLC (“Coordinated Health”) and its founder, principal owner, and Chief Executive Officer, Emil DiIorio, M.D., agreed to settle allegations under the False Claims […]

Investment Fraud: RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON Sentenced Of Multiple Counts Of Wire Fraud And Securities Fraud

Former Oil Company President Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Stock Manipulation Scheme United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON, 42, founder of Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc., to 144 months in federal prison, a $2 million fine, and over $15 million in restitution. GILBERTSON was sentenced today […]

Health Care Fraud: Three Individuals Indicted To Conspiring To Commit Health Care Fraud And Violating Federal Anti-Kickback Laws

Three Charged with Violating Federal Anti-Kickback Laws and Committing More Than $4.7 Million in Health Care Fraud TULSA, Okla.— A grand jury returned an indictment today charging three men, including two physicians, with violations of the federal anti-kickback statute as well as conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. “Health care […]

Financial Fraud: Four Persons Arrested Credit Card Bust-Out Scheme

Fourth Defendant Arrested in Credit Card ‘Bust-Out’ Scheme that Spent $2 Million on Luxury Watches, Liquor, Cars and Cemetery Plots LOS ANGELES – With the surrender this morning of the final defendant, federal authorities have taken into custody four people named in a grand jury indictment that alleges a “bust-out” scheme in which the defendants […]