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Aug

31

2021

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Juliana Barile pleaded guilty to one count of computer intrusion arising from the defendant’s unauthorized intrusion into, and destruction of data on, the computer system of a New York credit union (…

Aug

31

2021

ST. THOMAS, USVI – U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Mashama Ferdinand, 38, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty to wire fraud affecting a financial institution before Magistrate Ruth Miller. Ferdinand was released after posting a…

Aug

31

2021

ROANOKE, Va.– A Buchanan, Virginia woman was sentenced today to 24 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in February to multiple credit card fraud charges.

According to court documents, in three separate instances, Patricia…

Aug

31

2021

Miami, Florida – Fifty-eight-year-old Willie Curry, of Miami-Dade County, pled guilty yesterday in Miami federal court to a felony Information charging him with wire fraud in connection with his fraudulent application to the U.S. Small Business…

Aug

31

2021

DAYTON, Ohio – Two Daytonians pleaded guilty in federal court to crimes related to a conspiracy to steal checks, credit cards, debit cards, bank account information and Social Security numbers to enrich themselves.

Myrtle Lynn “Mi Mi”…

Aug

30

2021

LOS ANGELES – The former chairman of the board of the Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, of Los Angeles was sentenced today to 130 months in federal prison for stealing more than $11 million in church funds.

          Charles Thomas…

Aug

30

2021

ATLANTA - Franck Davidoff and Dwight Pearson have been sentenced after pleading guilty to a multi-million-dollar fraud scheme that resulted in a loss of over $2,000,000 to Synchrony Bank.

“These two defendants not only harmed the bank,…

Aug

27

2021

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Michael A. Gonzalez, 32, of Colchester, Vermont appeared today in federal court after being charged with five counts of possessing and selling stolen motor vehicles…

Aug

26

2021

HERMAN, Texas – A federal grand jury in Sherman has returned a seven-count superseding indictment charging 101 individuals in a cell phone trafficking conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei…

Aug

26

2021

TYLER, Texas – Three former Texans now living in Louisiana have pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today. 

Ronnie Duane Booth, 38, and Mary Elizabeth…

Aug

25

2021

BANGOR, Maine: A Presque Isle woman pleaded guilty today in federal court to passing counterfeit money, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced.

According to court records, on July 23, 2018, Jessica Jones, 32, used a counterfeit $…

Aug

25

2021

LEXINGTON, Ky.— A Romanian National, Adrian Mitan, 36, was sentenced to 140 months in federal prison on Friday, by U.S. District Judge Robert Wier, after pleading guilty for his role in three separate schemes charged across three separate…

Aug

25

2021

CINCINNATI – Frank Morris, 73, of Cincinnati, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to using the identity of a deceased childhood friend to obtain more than $120,000 in Social Security and SNAP food stamp benefits. Morris also compiled a criminal…

Aug

25

2021

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that ARLENE TRANCHINA, age 55, of Laplace, pleaded guilty to one-count of wire fraud today before United States District Court Judge Wendy B. Vitter in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Aug

25

2021

SHREVEPORT, La. – David D. DeBerardinis, 59, of Shreveport, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today before Chief United States District Judge S. Maurice Hicks, Jr. to a charge of wire fraud, announced Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook.…