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Financial Fraud: GEORGE PHILLIP TIGER Plead Guilty To Bribery Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds

Tiger Enters Guilty Plea To Federal Bribery Charge MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Bristow, Oklahoma, resident GEORGE PHILLIP TIGER, age 69, entered a guilty plea today to Bribery Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 666(a)(1)(B), punishable […]

Health Care Fraud: Philip Esformes Sentenced For Role In Largest Health Care Fraud Scheme

South Florida Health Care Facility Owner Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Role in Largest Health Care Fraud Scheme Ever Charged by The Department of Justice A federal district judge sentenced a south Florida health care facility owner to 20 years in prison today after being found guilty in the largest health care fraud […]

Investment Fraud: DAVID MIDDENDORF Was Sentenced For Participating In a Scheme To Defraud The PCAOB

Former KPMG Executive Sentenced For Scheme To Steal Confidential PCAOB Information Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that DAVID MIDDENDORF, the former head of KPMG’s National Office, also known as the Department of Professional Practice (the “DPP”), was sentenced today to one year and one day […]

Financial Fraud: Jonathan Chang Convicted Of Four Counts Of Wire Fraud And Three Counts Of Money Laundering

Cupertino Man Convicted Of Embezzling More Than $7.5 Million In Donated Funds Jonathan Chang misappropriated religious donations and church funds SAN JOSE – A federal jury convicted Jonathan Chang of four counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent […]

Financial Fraud: WILLIAM B. HUNGERFORD And TIMOTHY O. MILBRATH Found Guilty Of Conspiracy To Commit Money Laundering, And Six Counts Of Wire Fraud

Ex-White House Military Aide and Maryland Businessman Found Guilty For Operating Fraudulent EB-5 Visa Scheme NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that a federal jury returned guilty verdicts against two Maryland men for defrauding victims of over $15 million during the defendants’ operation of the New Orleans EB-5 Regional Center after Hurricane […]

Financial Fraud: Group Of Five Individuals Stole from Mostly Elderly and Disabled Veterans

Five Fraudsters Indicted for Million Dollar Scheme Targeting Thousands of U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans Foreign-Based Fraudsters Stole Millions of Dollars from Mostly Elderly and Disabled Veterans WASHINGTON – A 14-count indictment has been unsealed today in San Antonio, Texas, charging five individuals with coordinating an identify-theft and fraud scheme targeting servicemembers and veterans. The charged […]

Financial Fraud: Mark Gregory Jackson Sentenced For Conspiring To Commit Wire Fraud

Little Rock Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Million-Dollar Equipment Flipping Scheme LITTLE ROCK—A Little Rock man was sentenced for orchestrating a scheme that defrauded a government program intended help non-profits, municipal agencies, and disadvantaged businesses. Mark Gregory Jackson, Sr., 62, of Little Rock, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison by […]

Financial Fraud: Three Men Arrested In Connection With A Scheme In Which They Allegedly Stole Money

Three Men Arrested in SNAP Food Stamp Benefits Theft Scheme Conducted Hundreds of Fraudulent Transactions at National Superstores; Defendants also Used Fraudulent Electronic Benefits Transfer Machine CAMDEN, N.J. – Three men were arrested today in connection with a scheme in which they allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in government funds using fraudulently procured […]

Health Care Fraud: Seven Defendants Convicted For They Role In Yhe $200 Million Kickback Scheme

USAO Seeking $17M in Money Judgments Against Defendants Convicted in Forest Park Trial The U.S. Attorney’s Office is seeking more than $17 million in money judgments against the seven defendants convicted in the Forest Park Medical Center bribery trial in April, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. Each defendant […]

Financial Fraud: RICHARD JOSEPHBERG Sentenced For Evading Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Taxes

Financial Broker Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion And Failure To File Tax Returns Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced today that RICHARD JOSEPHBERG was sentenced to 42 months in prison for evading hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes for the calendar […]

Financial Fraud: Brandon Sazue Indicted For Embezzlement And Theft From An Indian Tribal Organization

Former Tribal Chair Indicted for Embezzlement & Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization and Aiding and Abetting Defendants Prosecuted as Part of The Guardians Project, a Federal Law Enforcement Initiative to Combat Corruption, Fraud, and Abuse in South Dakota United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced today that a former Crow Creek Sioux Tribe councilmember and […]

Financial Fraud: Jeffrey Morrow And Richard M. Owen Pleaded Guilty To Multiple Financial Crimes

Managers of Local Gold Dealer Plead Guilty to Money Laundering SAN DIEGO ­­– Global Gold Exchange, LLC and its managers, Jeffrey Morrow and Richard M. Owen, pleaded guilty in federal court today to multiple financial crimes, admitting that they laundered money through their unlicensed money transmitting business by falsely reporting cash transactions as sales of […]

Financial Fraud: Scott Roix And His Companies Agree To Pay To Resolve Allegations That Violated The False Claims Act

Telemarketer And His Companies Agree To Pay $2.5 Million To Settle Allegations That They Operated Telemedicine Schemes Involving Illegal Kickbacks And Unnecessary Prescriptions United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez and U.S. Attorney J. Douglas Overbey for the Eastern District of Tennessee announce that Scott Roix, together with several entities through which he ran his telemarketing […]

Financial Fraud: China Zhongwang Holdings Limited Indicted For A Complex Financial Fraud Scheme

Federal Indictment Alleges Scheme to Avoid Payment of $1.8 Billion in Anti-Dumping Duties on Chinese Aluminum Imported as ‘Pallets’ Chinese Billionaire also Accused of Defrauding Investors by Inflating Value of Publicly Traded Company Through Sham Sales of Aluminum Stockpiled in U.S. LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury indictment unsealed late Tuesday alleges a complex […]

Environment: Thomas S. Fritzel Found Guilty On Charges Of Disposing Of Asbestos In Violation Of The Clean Air Act

Jury Verdict: Lawrence Developer Violated Asbestos Disposal Laws TOPEKA, KAN. – A jury today found a Lawrence developer guilty on charges of disposing of asbestos in violation of the Clean Air Act. Thomas S. Fritzel, 53, Lawrence, Kan., was convicted on the following counts: Failing to notify authorities before removing asbestos (count two). Failing to […]

Financial Fraud: KENNETH CHARITY Pleaded Guilty To Conspiring To Defraud First NBC Bank

New Orleans Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud First NBC Bank NEW ORLEANS – The United States Attorney’s Office announced that KENNETH CHARITY (“CHARITY”), age 54, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud First NBC Bank, the New Orleans-based bank that failed in April 2017. According to […]

Cyber Crime: Shan Shi Was Convicted Of One Count Of Conspiracy To Commit Theft Of Trade Secrets

Texas Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Theft of Trade Secrets A Texas man was convicted today by a federal jury in Washington D.C. of conspiracy to commit theft of trade secrets. Following a nine-day trial, Shan Shi, 54, of Houston, Texas, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit theft of trade secrets. […]

Financial Fraud: JASON And YALE SCHIFF Is Charged With Multiple Counts Of Bank Fraud

Federal Probe into Bank Fraud in North Suburbs Adds Two New Defendants CHICAGO — A federal investigation that previously led to bank fraud and identity theft charges against a north suburban businessman has resulted in indictments against two additional defendants, including the businessman’s brother. JASON SCHIFF, 40, of Lincolnwood, is charged with three counts of […]