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 […]

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: 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 […]

Financial Fraud: CHARNPAL GHUMAN Is Convicted In A Bank Fraud Scheme to Prison Terms

Suburban Bank Fraud Schemers Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Pay $14.3 Million in Restitution CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced several defendants in a bank fraud scheme to prison terms and ordered them to pay more than $14.3 million in restitution. CHARNPAL GHUMAN, 39, of Palatine, and AGA KHAN, 39, of […]

Financial Fraud: Demetrios Stavrakis Indicted For An Arson Conspiracy In Order To Obtain Insurance Proceeds

Baltimore Business Owner Indicted on Federal Charges for a Conspiracy to Set Fire to His Business In Order to Obtain Insurance Proceeds Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has indicted Demetrios Stavrakis, a/k/a Jimmy, age 53, of Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, for an arson conspiracy to allegedly damage his business by setting it on fire in […]

Financial Fraud: Marc I. Korn Convicted Of Bank Theft And Willful Failure To Pay Tax

Former Owner Of Local Nursing Homes Sentenced On Bank Theft And Tax Charges BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Marc I. Korn, 62, of East Amherst, NY, who was convicted of bank theft and willful failure to pay tax, was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison by Senior […]

Financial Fraud: Edward Martin Rostohar Charged With Bank Fraud And Identity Theft From Federal Credit Union

Credit Union Manager Who Allegedly Embezzled $40 Million from His Employer Faces Bank Fraud, Identity Theft Charges LOS ANGELES – A long-time manager at CBS Employees Federal Credit Union is in federal custody on a criminal complaint alleging he embezzled $40 million from his employer over two decades and spent the money on gambling, expensive […]

Financial Fraud: RICHARD DIVER Arrested On Fraud Charges In Connection With His Embezzlement From The Asset Management Company

Former Chief Operating Officer Of Asset Management Company Arrested For Defrauding The Company And Its Clients Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Philip R. Bartlett, the Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, announced that RICHARD DIVER was arrested on fraud […]

Financial Fraud: Garri Shihman Charged Of Conspiracy To Commit Bank Fraud, Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud

Florida Man Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme related to the Processing of Credit Card Payments PITTSBURGH – A resident of Parkland, Florida, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to commit Bank Fraud, Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Garri Shihman, 45, pleaded guilty to […]

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 […]