Financial Fraud: David H. DeMathews Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Columbus Businessman Sentenced to 142 Months for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering COLUMBUS, Ohio – David H. DeMathews, 63, of Columbus, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 142 months in prison and ordered to pay approximately $730,000 in restitution for one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering. Benjamin C. Glassman, Acting …

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Bankruptcy: Elpidio Gongora Guilty Plea to a Scheme Involving Defrauding Personal Injury Clients, Tax Evasion and Hiding Assets from U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee

Bankruptcy

San Antonio Businessman Enters Guilty Plea to a Scheme Involving Defrauding Personal Injury Clients, Tax Evasion and Hiding Assets from U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee In San Antonio this morning, 47-year-old San Antonio businessman Elpidio Gongora (aka “Pete Gongora”) pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a scheme to defraud personal injury clients; evading payment of …

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Cyber Crime: Ramon Batista, Edwin Fana and Jose Santana Charged For Cell Phone Fraud Scheme

International Cell Phone Fraud Scheme

Defendants Charged with Participating in Sophisticated International Cell Phone Fraud Scheme Criminal charges were unsealed against multiple defendants relating to their participation in a sophisticated global cell phone fraud scheme, involving the takeover or compromise of cell phone customers’ accounts and the “cloning” of their phones to make fraudulent international calls. U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. …

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Financial Fraud: Albert Shih-Der Chang Was Arrested For Mail Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

Mail Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

FBI Arrests Dallas Technology Company’s Former Lead Systems Engineer on Mail Fraud and Money Laundering Charges DALLAS — Albert Shih-Der Chang, a former Lead Systems Engineer for a Dallas technology company known as One Technologies, was arrested at his residence in Fairview, Texas, this morning by special agents with the FBI on an indictment charging …

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Michael Danilovich Sentenced For Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering

Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering

Michael Danilovich Sentenced To 25 Years For Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering Racketeering Conviction Included Largest No-Fault Insurance Fraud Scheme Ever Charged Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL DANILOVICH was sentenced today to 25 years in prison …

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Financial Fraud: Wafa Abboud, Marcelle P. Bailey and Rami Misbah Taha Indicted For Embezzling And Laundering From Charity

Embezzling And Laundering From Charity

Former Executive Director And Two Co-Defendants Indicted For Embezzling And Laundering Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars From Charity On Friday, July 15, 2016, a federal grand jury in Brooklyn returned a seven-count indictment charging Wafa Abboud, the former executive director of a charity that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities, and Marcelle P. Bailey …

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Financial Fraud: Laquitta S. Brackins Sentenced For Mail and Wire Fraud by Defrauding a Cell Phone Insurance Provider

Insurance Fraud

Defendant Receives Lengthy Sentence for Cell Phone Insurance Fraud ATLANTA – Laquitta S. Brackins has been sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud by defrauding a cell phone insurance provider.  Brackins, along with a co-conspirator, filed thousands of false insurance claims on cell phones that did not belong to them …

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Email Scam Examples: FROM THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI)

FBI Email Scam

This is an email received about “ FROM THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI). Scam ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen.   from: AGENT MARK GIULIANO <no-reply@2pageme.net> reply-to: markk.guilino@gmail.com to: Me date: Sat, Jul 16, …

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Corrine Brown and Elias “Ronnie” Simmons Charged With Fraud Scheme

Corrine Brown

Congresswoman Corrine Brown And Chief Of Staff Charged With Fraud Scheme Involving Bogus Non-Profit Scholarship Entity Jacksonville, FL – Congresswoman Corrine Brown and her chief of staff were indicted today for their roles in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving a fraudulent education charity. Brown, 69, of Jacksonville, Florida, and her chief of staff, Elias “Ronnie” …

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Richard Hirsch and James McClung Was Sentenced In Foreign Bribery Scheme

Bribery Scheme

Two Former Executives Of Louis Berger International Sentenced In Foreign Bribery Scheme TRENTON, N.J. – Two former executives of Louis Berger International (LBI), a New Jersey-based construction management company, have been sentenced in connection with a long-running bribery scheme to secure government construction management contracts by bribing officials in India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Kuwait. U.S. …

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Action Against International VAT Fraud

International VAT Fraud Europol

Eight Member States Take Action Against International VAT Fraud Yesterday, from a coordination centre at Eurojust, Europol supported an international action day against a criminal network involved in international VAT fraud and money laundering defrauding EU citizens of approximately EUR 57 million in tax revenues via companies selling electronic items, hardware and software. Searches of …

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Real Estate Investors Pleaded Guilty for their Roles in Bid-Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies

Bid-Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies

Three Georgia Real Estate Investors Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Bank Fraud at Public Home Foreclosure Auctions Three Georgia real estate investors pleaded guilty today for their roles in bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies committed at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia, the Department of Justice announced today. Jeffrey Wayne Brock, David Wallace “Chuck” …

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