Public Corruption: PAUL DEAN Plead Goilty to His Role in a Scheme to Obtain Approval of Gun Licenses in Exchange For Cash Payments

Financial Fraud

Former New York City Police Department Official Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Bribe Police Officers In Connection With Gun License Bribery Scheme Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today the guilty plea of PAUL DEAN, to his role in a scheme to obtain approval of gun …

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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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Financial Fraud: Senator Carlos I. Uresti Charged With One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud And One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering

Financial Fraud; Public Corruption

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Texas State Senator Carlos Uresti In San Antonio today, a federal grand jury returned two separate indictments against District 19 Texas State Senator Carlos I. Uresti announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division. Three other …

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Financial Fraud: Group Of Individuals Guilty of Wire Fraud, Bribery and Extortion Charges

Bribery and Extortion Charges

Four Individuals Guilty Of Conspiracy To Commit Federal Programs Bribery, Honest Services Wire Fraud And Extortion Six co-conspirators plead guilty SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico– Today, after a 25-day trial before U.S. District Court Judge Pedro A. Delgado-Hernández, three women and one man were found guilty of wire fraud, bribery and extortion charges, announced U.S. Attorney …

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Financial Fraud: George E. Smith Sentenced For a Fraud Scheme

Financial Fraud

Chicago Businessman Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Grant Fraud Scheme Springfield, Ill. – A Chicago businessman has been ordered to serve 24 months in prison for a fraud scheme that resulted in two state agencies awarding separate, but nearly identical, grants to his not-for-profit entity in September 2008. U.S. District Court Judge Sue E. …

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Financial Fraud: Gilbert Urrabazo Pleaded Guilty to a Federal Charge in Connection With a Bribery and Kickback Scheme

Financial Fraud

Former Crystal City Councilman Pleads Guilty to Role in Bribery and Kickback Scheme In Del Rio this afternoon, former Crystal City Councilman Gilbert Urrabazo pleaded guilty to a federal charge in connection with a bribery and kickback scheme involving city contracts announced United States Attorney Richard Durbin, Jr., and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher …

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Financial Fraud: Cannon Design Conspired to Money Laundering, Multiple Counts of Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud

Money Laundering, Multiple Counts of Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud

Cannon Design to pay $12 million as part of criminal enforcement agreement Cannon Design will pay a $12 million penalty, implement a series of corporate reforms and divest itself from a large project in California to resolve the company’s criminal liability for the conduct of more than a dozen employees, including paying bribes and kickbacks …

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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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