Financial Fraud: Erick and Kimberly Dominguez Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud

Husband And Wife Plead Guilty to Social Security Fraud Scheme OAKLAND – Erick and Kimberly Dominguez pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with their scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration (SSA), announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and SSA Office of Inspector General Special Agent […]

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: 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: 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 […]

Financial Fraud: Shameer Hassan And Nadine Bromfield Alexander Sentenced For Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

Members Of Fraudulent Jamaican Sweepstakes Ring Sentenced For Conspiracy, Money Laundering And Aggravated Identity Theft Orlando, Florida – United States District Judge Roy B. Dalton has sentenced Shameer Hassan (45, Kissimmee) and Nadine Bromfield Alexander (39, Orlando) to 10 years and 7 years in federal prison, respectively, for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to […]

Financial Fraud: Bishap Mittal Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Access a Protected Computer And Tech Support Scam

North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty For His Role In International “Tech Support Scam” CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Charlotte, North Carolina man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to access a protected computer, for his role in an international “Tech Support Scam” that defrauded hundreds of victims, including seniors, of more than $3 million. Assistant Attorney General […]

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 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: TRACY MONTI Sentenced For Operating a Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme That Duped Investors

Chicago Woman Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Involving Bogus Event Ticket Business CHICAGO — A Chicago woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for operating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme that duped investors into believing she could earn profits on the secondary market for concert and sports […]

Financial Fraud: Temporary Injunction Against Individuals For Operating Three International Mail Fraud Schemes

District Court Enters Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Three Elder Fraud Schemes From Sending Fraudulent Letters A federal court in Central Islip, New York entered a temporary injunction today against individuals and corporations allegedly responsible for operating three international mail fraud schemes, the Department of Justice announced. These cases are part of the Department of Justice’s […]

Elder Justice: Communities Are Focusing on The Abuse, Fraud, Neglect, and Schemes Perpetrated Against Older Individuals

Message from U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2018, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  Communities around the world are focusing on the abuse, fraud, neglect, and schemes perpetrated against older individuals.  As South Dakota’s United States Attorney, I take very seriously the role of our office in protecting […]

Financial Fraud: ANNE AROSTE Indicted on Federal Fraud And Identity Theft

Claims Specialist at Social Security Administration Arrested on Fraud and Identity Theft Charges for Allegedly Misappropriating at Least $680,000 in Fraudulent Benefits CHICAGO — A claims specialist for the U.S. Social Security Administration has been indicted on federal fraud and identity theft charges for allegedly approving and pocketing at least $680,000 in fraudulent benefits. ANNE […]