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May

06

2021

An Allen Park resident was arrested today in connection with a federal criminal complaint charging him with obtaining unemployment benefits authorized by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act by means of false and…

May

05

2021

BOSTON – A Chicago area rap artist was charged in federal court in Springfield, Mass. with allegedly making a false statement to a federal agent.  

Herbert Wright, 25, a/k/a “G Herbo,” was charged with one count of making a false…

May

05

2021

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton has sentenced Ricardo Silva De Oliveira (33, Orlando) to 31 months in federal prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. In…

May

04

2021

ROANOKE, Va. – A former American Electric Power (AEP) employee pleaded guilty yesterday to wire fraud and filing false tax returns.

According to court documents, Gregory Thomas Holland, 63, of Roanoke, was employed at AEP from 1982 until…

May

03

2021

NEW ORLEANS, LA – United States District Judge Eldon E. Fallon sentenced EDWARD TOLIVER, age 47, a New Orleans native who had been living in Houston, Texas, to 124 months in federal prison for his role in a massive credit card fraud scheme,…

Apr

29

2021

ATLANTA – Husband and wife Mehulkumar Manubhai Patel and Chaitali Dave have been sentenced for laundering over $500,000 on behalf of India-based phone scammers. 

“International call centers continue to victimize the elderly and most…

Apr

29

2021

Orlando, Florida – Acting United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces that the United States has obtained a final civil judgment ordering the forfeiture of $8,417,261.38 in proceeds from bank fraud and money laundering offenses related to…

Apr

28

2021

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to raise awareness and prevent the financial exploitation of elders, local, state and federal law enforcement are partnering with social service organizations and financial institutions to train local bank tellers…

Apr

28

2021

Tampa, FL – U.S. District Judge Steven D. Merryday today sentenced Simon Keith Angaran (50, Tampa) to five years and four months in federal prison for conspiracy to make and pass counterfeit Federal Reserve notes and for making counterfeit…

Apr

28

2021

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A federal grand jury yesterday indicted two former employees of a Birmingham-area Chick-fil-A restaurant franchise, alleging that they conspired to defraud their former employer, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and U.S…

Apr

27

2021

LOS ANGELES – A man who claimed to be a tax preparer was sentenced today to 84 months in federal prison for defrauding his clients out of more than $4 million by falsely promising them huge windfalls from a sham federal program that purportedly…

Apr

26

2021

SAN FRANCISCO – Kinston Osagie appeared today in United States District Court to face a federal indictment charging him and Roland Ighiwiyisi, also known as Roland Osagie, with conspiring to commit money laundering and charging him alone in four…

Apr

26

2021

SAN FRANCISCO – Kinston Osagie appeared today in United States District Court to face a federal indictment charging him and Roland Ighiwiyisi, also known as Roland Osagie, with conspiring to commit money laundering and charging him alone in four…

Apr

23

2021

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On April 23, 2021, Tammy Lynn Hawk, 47, of Bristol, was sentenced by the Honorable Clifton L. Corker, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Greeneville.

 As part of a negotiated…

Apr

22

2021

A Johnson County man who was arrested with 110,000 images of child pornography has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Prerak Shah.

Timothy Lynn Vandeventer, 55, pleaded guilty to receipt of child…