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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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!

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

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

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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Financial Fraud: Junaidu Saljan Savage Sentenced For Conspiring to Commit Bank Fraud And For Aggravated Identity Theft

Lanham Man Sentenced to Over Seven Years in Federal Prison for Bank Fraud Conspiracy Baltimore, Maryland – On October 14, 2016, U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Junaidu Saljan Savage, a/k/a James Kamara, age 30, of Lanham, Maryland, to 87 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to …

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Financial Fraud: Kara Hayden Charged In Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Anchorage Insurance Sales Woman Arrested on Charges of Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced that an Anchorage woman has been taken into custody today on charges of two counts of Bank Fraud and two counts of Aggravated Identity Theft. Kara Hayden, Jr., 50, of Anchorage, is …

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Identity Theft: Francisco Matos-Beltre And Alejandro Tello-Rojas Commit Human Smuggling for Financial Gain And Trafficking the Identities

Two Men Plead Guilty for Their Roles in Identity Trafficking Scheme Two individuals each pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit identification fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit human smuggling for financial gain in relation to their respective roles in trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican U.S. citizens and corresponding …

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Financial Fraud: Evans Appiah Sentenced from an Internet Romance Scheme – Mail and Wire Fraud, Identity Theft

Silver Spring Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Internet Romance Scheme In Which Victims Were Defrauded Of Over $300,000 Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced  Evans Appiah, a/k/a Sean Carter, age 28, of Silver Spring, Maryland, on September 12, 2016, to seven years in prison, followed by four …

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Identity Theft: Angelbert Evoulou Sentenced For A Stolen Identity Refund Scheme

Man Convicted at Trial on Offenses Related to a Stolen Identity Refund Scheme is Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison DALLAS — Angelbert Evoulou was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 57 months in federal prison following his conviction at trial in May 2016 on several offenses related to a …

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Identity Theft: ALDEN HALL Indicted For 4 Counts of Theft of Government Funds

School Owner And Ceo Indicted In Connection With Federal Financial Aid Scheme BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney Walt Green announced today that a federal grand jury has returned an indictment against ALDEN HALL, age 57, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The Indictment charges HALL with four counts of theft of government funds, in violation …

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Identity Theft & Tax Fraud: Jesse Scott Wilson Guilty to Defraud the Government With Respect to Tax Refund Claims

Three Prison Inmates Sentenced for Filing False Tax Refund Claims Anchorage, Alaska – Acting U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Jesse Scott Wilson, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason to a total of 92 months in prison, followed by three years’ supervised release.  Wilson had pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud …

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Cyber Crime – A Threat to Every Internet User

According to the Federal trade Commission (FTC), there are around 10 million reported cases of identity theft each year in the United States. A recent report by Eugene Kaspersky, founder and head analyst of Kaspersky Labs (a leading internet security company), indicates that the level of criminal activity on the internet has doubled in the …

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