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Financial Fraud: Covidien LP Has Agreed To Pay To Resolve Allegations That It Violated The False Claims Act

Covidien To Pay Over $17 Million To The United States For Allegedly Providing Illegal Remuneration In The Form Of Practice And Market Development Support To Physicians SAN FRANCISCO – Covidien LP has agreed to pay $17,477,947 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by providing free or discounted practice development and market […]

Cyber Crime: Codrut Dumitrescu, Laurentiu Costea and Cosmin Draghici, Pleaded Guilty To Participating In a Multi-Million Dollar

Three Romanian citizens plead guilty to participating in a multi-million dollar “vishing and smishing” scheme ATLANTA – Robert Codrut Dumitrescu pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud conspiracy, computer fraud and abuse, and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme, orchestrated from Romania, which resulted in the illegal intrusion into computer servers in […]

Financial Fraud: Edward And Linda Mangano Guilty On Multiple Counts Of Accepting Bribes And Kickbacks in Exchange For Official Government Action

Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and His Wife Linda Mangano Convicted of Corruption and Related Charges by a Federal Jury Earlier today, following a seven-week trial, a federal jury in Central Islip, New York, returned guilty verdicts against former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on multiple counts of accepting bribes and kickbacks in exchange […]

Cyber Crime: Konstantin Ignatov Charged International Pyramid Scheme That Involved The Marketing Of a Fraudulent Cryptocurrency

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Charges Against Leaders Of “OneCoin,” A Multibillion-Dollar Pyramid Scheme Involving The Sale Of A Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Current Leader Konstantin Ignatov Arrested at Los Angeles International Airport Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the District Attorney for the County of […]

Financial Fraud: Brian Thomas Reynolds Convicted In Related to Defrauding Investors Of a Local Newspaper

Convicted Felon Arrested for Fraud Scheme Involving Local Newspaper ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A previously convicted felon was arrested this morning on charges related to defrauding investors of a local newspaper, unlawful possession of firearms by a previously convicted felon, and making false statements to the FBI. According to allegations in the indictments, Brian Thomas Reynolds, […]

Tax Fraud: JOSEPH SCALI Was Sentenced For Mail Fraud, Structuring Cash Transactions, Making False Statements

Disbarred Orange County Attorney Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Mail Fraud, Tax Evasion, Obstruction Of Justice, Perjury, And Other Crimes Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that former Orange County attorney JOSEPH SCALI was sentenced to seven years in prison in connection with […]

Tax Fraud: Six Defendants Have Been Charged Into Corruption Schemes Allegedly Carried

Federal Charges Allege Corruption Schemes by South Suburban Harvey Officials and Associates CHICAGO — Six defendants have been charged as part of an ongoing federal investigation into corruption schemes allegedly carried out by city of Harvey officials or their associates. Among the defendants are two cousins with high-ranking relatives in Harvey government who allegedly extorted […]

Financial Fraud: Tyrone Young Sentenced To Committed Federal Student Loan Fraud

Danville Man Sentenced on Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, Student Loan Fraud Charges Tyrone Young Defrauded More than a Half-Dozen Universities Danville, VIRGINIA – A Danville resident, who committed federal student loan fraud by enrolling dozens of individuals in online universities for personal financial gain, was sentenced yesterday in federal court to more than nine years […]

Immigration Crime: Stella Boyadjian Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Visa Fraud, And Aggravated Identity Theft

Leader of Queens-Based Non-Profit Organization Pleads Guilty for Her Role in Visa Fraud Scheme Defendant Provided Armenian Nationals with Fake Dance Certificates and Staged Photos to Qualify for P-3 Visa Program for Entertainers Earlier today in federal court in Brooklyn, Stella Boyadjian, the operator of a non-profit organization called Big Apple Music Awards Foundation Inc. […]

Financial Fraud: Kenneth Taylor Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud And To Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return

Oakland Resident Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Sell Fraudulent Financial Instruments And Underreporting Income OAKLAND – Kenneth Taylor pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and to filing a false federal income tax return, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Ricard E. Zuckerman, Federal Bureau of Investigation […]

Financial Fraud: James Davis Sentenced Conspiracy, Honest Services Wire Fraud And Filing False Federal Tax Returns

Philadelphia Business Man Sentenced to Prison for Honest Services Fraud, Tax Crimes, and Conspiracy PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that James Davis, the former vendor who operated Sheriff Sales for the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced today to 121 months’ imprisonment, and ordered to pay $872,395.00 in restitution to […]

Investment Fraud: William B. McHenry Indicted For His Role In a Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Canton Man Charged as Part of Largest Ponzi Scheme in Mississippi History Fraud Affected Hundreds of Victims Across Multiple States Jackson, Miss. – William B. McHenry, 71, of Canton, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for his role in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme that adversely affected hundreds of victims across multiple states […]

Financial Fraud: Ruel Hamilton Pleaded Guilty To Accepting More Than $40,000 In Bribes

Dallas City Council Member Carolyn Davis Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes Friday morning, four-term Dallas City Council Member Carolyn Davis pleaded guilty to accepting more than $40,000 in bribes, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. According to plea papers, Council Member Davis actively sought these bribes from a real […]

Financial Fraud: DAVID HANSON And CLIFFORD KEEN Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Honest Services Wire Fraud And Soliciting a Bribe

Two Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Deputies Plead Guilty for their Roles in Kickback and Bribery Scheme Involving Contract for Privatization of Work Release Program in St. Tammany Parish NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that DAVID HANSON, age 61, from Abita Springs, Louisiana, and CLIFFORD “SKIP” KEEN, age 50, from Covington, […]

Financial Fraud: Javier Estepa And Alejandro Estepa Vasquez Convicted Of Defrauding a Low-Income Housing Development Program

President and Vice President of South Florida Construction Company Convicted at Trial of Defrauding Low-Income Housing Development Program Following a six-day jury trial, the president and vice president of a South Florida construction company were convicted of defrauding a low-income housing development program. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Rafiq […]

Elder Justice: Daniel Martin Boyar Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud And Timeshare Resale Scam

Leader Of Timeshare Resale Fraud Scam Targeting Elderly Victims Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For $3.37 Million In Losses LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The leader of a large-scale timeshare resale scam was sentenced today to 63 months in federal prison for defrauding more than 1,000 victims, many of them elderly, out of more than […]

Financial Feaud: Patrick Hale Dejean Guilty Of 13 Counts Of Mail Fraud And Making False Statements

Jury convicts former Jefferson Parish justice of the peace of financial fraud SHREVEPORT, NEW ORLEANS, LAFAYETTE, La. – U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that a former Justice of the Peace for the Second Justice Court of Jefferson Parish was convicted by a federal jury in New Orleans for using his position to illegally […]

Health Care Fraud: Howard Randall Thomley pled guilty To Defraud Health Care Benefit Programs

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud For His Role in $200 Million Compounding Pharmacy Scheme Hattiesburg, Miss – Howard Randall Thomley, 60, of Hattiesburg, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett to a Criminal Information charging him with health care fraud for his role in a $200 million scheme to defraud […]