Financial Fraud: 29 Individuals Indicted For Drug Conspiracy And Money Laundering

29 Defendants Indicted For Drug Conspiracy, International Money Laundering, Money Laundering Conspiracy, And/Or Related Charges MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Enrique Pacheco, age 30, of McAlester; Liliana Alvarez Soto, age 22, of Oklahoma City; Leroy Carl Fox, age 40, of McAlester; Matthew Scott Scraper, […]

Financial Fraud: Edvin Ovasapyan, Hakob Kojoyan, Lorik Papyan, and Stephen Silverman Indected For their Roles In An Alleged Scheme To Defraud Purchasers Of Prescription Drugs

Four Defendants Charged In $70 Million Wire Fraud Conspiracy Involving Black Market HIV Medications SAN FRANCISCO – A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging Edvin Ovasapyan, Hakob Kojoyan, Lorik Papyan, and Stephen Silverman for their respective roles in an alleged scheme to defraud purchasers of prescription drugs, announced United States Attorney David L. […]

Financial Fraud: Kelley Rogers Defrauded Countless Citizens Across The Country Who Sought To Participate In The Political Process

Political Consultant Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Involving Scam PACs ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Maryland political consultant pleaded guilty today to wire fraud as a result of his fraudulent scheme to solicit millions of dollars in political contributions through several scam-PACs that he founded and advertised as supporting candidates for office and other political causes. […]

Financial Fraud: Shiraaz Sookralli Pled Guilty For Leading A Fraud Scheme

Former Salesman of Porsche Dealership Pleads Guilty to Over $3 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Non-Existent Rare Porsche Models On September 13, 2019, a former salesman for Copans Motorsports d/b/a Champion Porsche, Shiraaz Sookralli, 45, of Plantation, pled guilty for leading a fraud scheme in which he entered into bogus sales orders for the sale of […]

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 […]

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: 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: 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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]