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Financial Fraud: Michael Watts Convicted For Illegal Stock Promotion And Manipulation Scheme

Corporate Insider Convicted of Conspiring with Others at Long Island Boiler Room to Pump and Dump Stock on Unsuspecting Elderly Investors Illegal Stock Promotion and Manipulation Scheme Cost Victims Million of Dollars A federal jury in Central Islip returned a guilty verdict on all counts this afternoon against Michael Watts, a former registered broker, for […]

Financial Fraud: Six Individuals And 14 Corporate Entities Convicted In Activities Related To An Alleged Mail Fraud Scheme

Nevada District Court Permanently Enjoins 20 Defendants Connected To A Multi-Million Dollar Mail Fraud Scheme LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A federal court in Las Vegas, Nevada, permanently enjoined six individuals and 14 corporate entities from activities related to an alleged mail fraud scheme, the Department of Justice announced today. In a complaint filed in February […]

Elder Fraud: Protecting Older Americans from Financial Exploitation

U.S. Attorney John H. Horn Delivers Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on “Protecting Older Americans from Financial Exploitation” Introduction Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Blumenthal, and distinguished members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to discuss the Department of Justice’s efforts aimed at combatting elder financial exploitation.  Protecting our nation’s seniors from […]

Financial Fraud: Jeffrey Robert Bonner Plead Guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud

Owner of Costa Rican Call Center and Two Others Plead Guilty to Defrauding Elderly through Offshore Sweepstakes Scheme Two U.S. citizens and a Canadian citizen have pleaded guilty for their roles in a $9 million “sweepstakes fraud” scheme to defraud hundreds of U.S. residents, many of them elderly, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell […]

Elder Fraud: Prevention Methods

  We аll wаnt tо protect оur loved оnеѕ frоm danger, but it’s impossible tо bе wіth thеm еvеrу moment оf thе day. And unfortunate аѕ іt is, scam artists ѕее уоur aging Mom оr Dad аѕ аn easy target, knowing full wеll thаt elderly individuals аrе mоrе lіkеlу tо fall fоr thеіr scams. Elder […]