Financial Fraud: Robin Ann Bertelli Sentenced For One Count of Bank Fraud And One Count Of Aggravated Identity Theft

Financial Fraud

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 …

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Financial Fraud: JOEL KURZYNSKI Sentenced For Conducting Cyberstalking And Threat Campaigns Against Multiple Victims

Financial Fraud

Seattle Man Sentenced to Prison for Cyberstalking Campaign Against a Former Friend and a Co-Worker Harassed Victims with Multiple Texts, Phone Calls, Death Threats, False Online Service Subscriptions and Posed as Reporter Investigating Sex Abuse Allegations A former Seattle, Washington information technology professional was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 30 months …

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Financial Fraud: Hiteshkumar Patel Pleaded Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Identity Theft, Wire And Mail Fraud

Financial Fraud

South Abington Man Sentenced To Over 19 Years In Prison For Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Hiteshkumar Patel, age 52, a resident of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on August 9, 2018, by United States District Court Judge …

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Financial Fraud: Jason McDonald Sentenced For Bank Loans And Retail Store Credit Cards Or Lines Of Credit Fraud

Financial Fraud

New York Man Sentenced in ID Theft, Fraud Investigations PROVIDENCE, RI – A third person charged in federal court in Rhode Island in a series of on-going investigations into individuals who are stealing personal identifying information of others and using that information to apply for bank loans and retail store credit cards or lines of …

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

Financial Fraud

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 …

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Identity Theft: Imputed Unknown Charged of Passport Fraud, Social Security Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft

Identy Theft Scam

“John Doe” Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For Passport Fraud, Social Security Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft, And Two Counts Of Voter Fraud Defendant, whose true identity remains unknown, lived under a stolen identity for twenty years, using it to obtain a passport, Social Security card, and to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election Baltimore, …

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Identity Theft: Wilson Lasset Pled Guilty to Wire Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Former Boca Raton Resident Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme A former Boca Raton resident, who purported to operate a tax preparation business in Pompano Beach, pled guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a multi-million dollar stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United …

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Identity Theft: Abdulrasheed Yusuf Pleaded Guilty In One Count Of Aggravated Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Man Admits Role In Identity Theft And Wire Fraud Conspiracy NEWARK N.J. – A Georgia man today admitted using fake driver’s licenses in order to obtain checks issued in response to false statements and representations, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Abdulrasheed Yusuf, 29, of Lilburn, Georgia, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden …

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Identity Theft: Corry E. Pearson Guilty Of One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

Identity Theft

Owner of Tax Preparation Business Convicted of Wire Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft and Money Laundering Corry E. Pearson, 28, of Riviera Beach, was found guilty by a jury of one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1349, sixteen counts of wire fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § …

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Identity Theft: Viju Mathew And Mariamma Viju Pleaded Guilty For Theft/Unlawfully Obtaining Patient Identification Information

Identity Theft

Garland Couple Who Stole/Unlawfully Obtained Patient Identification Information Sentenced to Federal Prison Terms Husband is a Former Parkland Hospital Employee and Wife is a Former Nurse at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas – Used Info toSolicit Patients for Their Home Health Agency DALLAS — A former employee at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas …

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Financial Fraud: Group Of Individuals Charging With Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft, Aggravated Identity Theft, And Counterfeit Access Device

Financial Fraud

22 Individuals Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Id Theft SAN JUAN, P.R – On May 9, 2017, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned a 49-count superseding indictment charging 22 individuals with conspiracy to commit identity theft, aggravated identity theft, and counterfeit access device, announced United States Attorney for the District …

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Financial Fraud: Chrystal Lynn Bernstein Pleaded Guilty to One Count of Bank Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Financial Fraud

Osage Beach Woman Pleads Guilty to Stolen Mail, Bank Fraud Scheme JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that an Osage Beach, Mo., woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to a scheme to use stolen mail and stolen identities to cash fraudulent checks …

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Financial Fraud: Lee’s Summit, Mo. Sentenced For a Series of Embezzlement Schemes

Financial Fraud

Lee’s Summit Woman Sentenced for $1.5 Million Embezzlement Schemes, Identity Theft KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Lee’s Summit, Mo., woman was sentenced in federal court today for a series of embezzlement schemes totaling more than $1.5 million. Patricia Webb, 44, of …

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Identity Theft: Kelvin Lyles Sentenced For Wire Fraud And Fraud “Synthetic Identities”

Identity Theft

Identity Thief sentenced for using a new form of fraud “Synthetic Identities” ATLANTA – Creating “synthetic identities” from phony Social Security numbers is one of the fastest growing forms of identity theft in the United States, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia is prosecuting increased numbers of these cases to …

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Identity Theft: Scott J. Wolas Accused of a Fraudulent Real Estate Investment Scheme

Identity Theft

Fugitive Sought in $1.5 Million Quincy Real Estate Scheme Arrested in Florida BOSTON – A man accused of a fraudulent $1.5 million real estate investment scheme in Quincy, Mass., and who had been a fugitive for 20 years in connection with an unrelated New York grand theft and larceny indictment, was arrested today in Delray …

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Stopping Identity Theft Against Seniors!

White-Collar Crime

The Federal Trade Commission has reported identity theft as the top consumer complaint, affecting millions of Americans each year. Seniors are particularly vulnerable, and identity theft affecting seniors rose 200%. Seniors are appealing targets because they generally have higher credit lines, home equity, and more savings than young people. Seniors are also easy targets for …

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Identity Theft: Jeff Crews Sentenced For Conspiring To Participate In a Racketeering Conspiracy And For Aggravated Identity Theft

Leader of The Simple City Criminal Organization Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Federal Prison for a Racketeering Conspiracy and Aggravated Identity Theft Stole Vehicles and Used the Stolen Identity Information of Victims to Engage in Fraudulent Financial Transactions Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Jeff Crews, a/k/a “Fro,” age 25, …

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Identity Theft: Martin Aleksandrov Enev Sentenced For Possession Equipment With the Intent to Defraud, and Identity Theft

Bulgarian National Sentenced to Federal Prison for Possession of a Device to Make Fraudulent Credit and Debit Cards Defendant Believed to Be Part of an Ongoing International Identity Theft Ring Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Martin Aleksandrov Enev, age 27, a Bulgarian national residing in Randallstown, Maryland, today to 33 …

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Identity Theft: Craig Alexander Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Brooklyn Man Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Used Another Man’s Driver’s License to Commit Credit Card Fraud in the Utica Area SYRACUSE, NEW YORK –Craig Alexander, 31, of Brooklyn, was sentenced today to serve 64 months in prison for committing credit card fraud and aggravated identity theft in September of 2014 …

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Financial Fraud: Michel Lermos-Hernandez Sentenced To Commit Bank Fraud & Aggravated Identity Theft

Identity Theft; Financial Fraud

Ringleader Of Tampa Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft Ring Sentenced To More Than 16 Years In Prison Tampa, FL – U.S. District Judge James S. Moody, Jr. today sentenced Michel Lermos-Hernandez (40, Tampa) to 16 years and 7 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. The Court …

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