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Financial Fraud: Complaint Against Digital Currency Exchange BTC-e And Alexander Vinnik

United States Files $100 Million Civil Complaint Against Digital Currency Exchange BTC-e And Chief Owner-Operator Alexander Vinnik Complaint seeks to enforce federal penalties for alleged violations of Bank Secrecy Act SAN FRANCISCO– The Department of Justice filed a civil complaint in federal court against digital currency exchange BTC-e, also known as Canton Business Corporation, and […]

Visa Fraud: WEIYUN HUANG Charged With One Count Of Conspiracy To Commit Visa Fraud

Federal Grand Jury in Chicago Indicts Chinese Businesswoman on Charges of Visa Fraud CHICAGO — A Chinese businesswoman has been indicted in Chicago on federal fraud charges for allegedly providing false verifications of employment for Chinese nationals seeking to stay in the United States on F-1 or H-1B visas. WEIYUN HUANG, also known as “Kelly […]

Health Care Fraud: Dinesh Goyal Pleaded Guilty To One Count Of Conspiracy To Commit An Offense Against The United States

Owensboro Man Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Conspiracy LEXINGTON, Ky. – Today, an Owensboro man admitted in federal court that he participated in a conspiracy to defraud health insurance programs of more than $1.3 million. Dinesh Goyal, 60, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States, before […]

Financial Fraud: James A. Young Charging With Two Counts Of Wire Fraud And Three Counts Of Failure To File Tax Returns

Former Financial Planner Indicted For Investment Fraud Scheme And Failure To File Tax Returns PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Former financial planner James A. Young III, 49, of Milton, Florida, was arraigned today in the U.S. District Court in Pensacola after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging him with two counts of wire fraud and […]

Financial Fraud: Todd Ficeto Found Guilty Of One Count Of Conspiracy To Commit Securities Fraud And Wire Fraud

Ex-Beverly Hills Stockbroker Convicted of Securities Fraud in $200 Million Portfolio-Pumping Stock Manipulation Scheme LOS ANGELES – A former Beverly Hills stockbroker who worked with fugitive hedge fund manager Florian Homm was found guilty by a jury late this afternoon of 18 federal criminal charges for participating in a stock manipulation scheme designed to pump […]

Violent Crime: R. Kelly Charged With Producing And Receiving Child Pornography

Recording Artist R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Child Pornography and Obstruction Charges CHICAGO — Chicago recording artist ROBERT SYLVESTER KELLY, also known as “R. Kelly,” has been arrested on federal child pornography and obstruction charges. A 13-count indictment returned Thursday in U.S. District Court in Chicago charges Kelly with producing and receiving child pornography, and […]

Financial Fraud: Dennis Blieden Charged With 11 Counts Of Wire Fraud, One Count Of Aggravated Identity Theft

Former Hollywood Digital Marketing Executive and Professional Poker Player Charged with Embezzling $22 Million from His Employer LOS ANGELES – A former executive at StyleHaul Inc., a digital marketing company that represents “influencers” on YouTube and Instagram, has been arrested pursuant to a federal grand jury indictment charging him with embezzling $22 million from his […]

Financial Fraud: John Muyeka Pleaded Guilty In Connection With His Role In a Phony Check Scheme

New Jersey Man Admits Role in $2 Million Fraudulent Check Scheme Targeting Home-Improvement Stores NEWARK, N.J. – A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man pleaded guilty today in connection with his role in a phony check scheme that resulted in the theft of over $2 million in merchandise from multiple home improvement stores throughout the country, […]

Financial Fraud: ROBERT J. BARRY Sentenced For Stealing From His Elderly Client Trust Accounts

Southbury Attorney Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Elderly Clients John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ROBERT J. BARRY, 78, of Woodbury, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford to 21 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, the first six […]

Investment Fraud: Ronald Chernin Sentenced For His Role In A Multi-Year Insider Trading Scheme

California Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Role in Three-Year, Cross-Country Insider Trading Scheme that Netted More Than $3.9 Million TRENTON, N.J. – A day trader from Oak Park, California, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for his role in a multi-year insider trading scheme that made over $3.9 million in […]

Cyber Crime: JEFFERY DOUGLAS MANN Sentenced For His Scheme With Gift Card Fraud

Leader of Gift Card Fraud Ring That Stole More Than $700,000 From Target and Customers Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison Reverse-Engineered Gift Card Numbers and Stole Balances without ever Possessing the Cards A 30-year-old man arrested last year in Snohomish County, Washington was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to five years […]

Financial Fraud: Germaine Howard And Daniel D. Dxrams Convicted For His Role In a Scheme To Defraud Banks

Two New Jersey Men Found Guilty in Phony Debt Elimination Scheme NEWARK, N.J. – Two individuals were found guilty today for their respective roles in using phony monetary instruments to obtain luxury vehicles and other high value items; one of the defendants was additionally convicted of bankruptcy fraud, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Germaine Howard […]

Cybercrime: Djevair Ametovski Sentenced For Access Device Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Operator of Global Cybercrime Marketplace Sentenced to 90 Months’ Imprisonment Defendant’s “Codeshop” Website Sold Troves of Stolen Credit Card Data and Bank Account Logins on the Black Market Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Djevair Ametovski, a Macedonian citizen, was sentenced by United States District Judge Eric N. Vitaliano to 90 months’ imprisonment after […]

Financial Fraud: Marian Annette Cluff And Alsie Cluff Jr. Pleaded Guilty To Mail Fraud And Conspiracy To Commit Tax Evasion

Charter School Victims to Receive More Than a Half-Million in Restitution Announcement comes on the heels of National Crime Victims Rights Week HOUSTON – More than 4,000 parents who had entrusted their children to administrators at the Varnett Charter School are set to receive payments totaling more than $600,000, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick […]

Financial Fraud: James Campbell And Hammed Akinola Sentenced Of Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud

Two Sentenced for Victimizing Many Across the Nation HOUSTON – A 53-year-old Houston man has just been ordered to prison following his conviction of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. James Campbell and co-defendant Hammed Akinola, a Nigerian citizen, entered guilty pleas Oct. 9, 2019. Today, U.S. District Judge David […]

Health Care Fraud: Group Of Individuals guilty For Implicated In The Forest Park Medical Center Bribery Scheme

Seven Guilty in Forest Park Healthcare Fraud Trial Following four days of deliberations, a federal jury returned guilty verdicts for seven individuals implicated in the Forest Park Medical Center bribery scheme Tuesday evening, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox. Wilton McPherson “Mac” Burt, Jackson Jacob, Douglas Sung Won, Michael Bassem Rimlawi, Shawn Mark Henry, Mrugeshkumar […]

Financial Fraud: Antonio Buzaneli Sentenced Sentenced In Investment Fraud Scheme Involving Brazilian Factoring

Florida Executive Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Orchestrating $150 Million International Ponzi Scheme United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of ANTONIO CARLOS DE GODOY BUZANELI, 57, to 240 months in prison for his role in a $150 million investment fraud scheme involving Brazilian factoring. BUZANELI, who entered his guilty […]

Health Care Fraud: Mohamad Ali And Wansa Nabi Makki Charging With Multiple Health Care Fraud Offenses

Pharmacy Owner and Pharmacist Charged in a Scheme to Bill Insurance for Medications Not Dispensed An indictment was unsealed today charging Mohamad Ali Makki, R.Ph. and Wansa Nabi Makki with multiple health care fraud offenses, U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider announced today. At the same time, related criminal complaints were unsealed charging Mamoud Makki and Hossam […]