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Nov

19

2020

OKLAHOMA CITY – Earlier this week, LAURA R. JOHNSON, 45, THOMAS JOHNSON, SR., 52, and CHERYL M. ASHLEY, 70, all residents of Oklahoma City, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in a conspiracy to take ownership of more…

Nov

19

2020

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announces the sentencing, on November 18, 2020, of MYLES NICHOLAS, age 33, of Jamaica, New York, by U.S. District Judge Wendy Vitter.  Judge Vitter sentenced NICHOLAS to 25 months in prison pursuant…

Nov

19

2020

U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman announced today that Filmel Williams, Jr., age 20, of Brownstown, Michigan, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge James G. Carr to nine years imprisonment after Williams pleaded guilty to transportation of a…

Nov

19

2020

Seattle — United States Attorney Brian T. Moran announced today that the Western District of Washington has been allocated funding to hire an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA), for a one-year term, who will focus on prosecuting cases involving…

Nov

17

2020

TRENTON, N.J. – A Florida man was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for laundering funds related to a $9 million business account takeover scheme with ties to Eastern Europe, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Igor Buzyukov, 52…

Nov

16

2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –The United States Secret Service, United States Attorney Russell Coleman, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, and the leadership of other Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force agencies announced the culmination of “…

Nov

16

2020

LOS ANGELES – A Glendale man was sentenced today to 84 months in federal prison for running a series of “bust out” scams that defrauded more than 20 banks out of nearly $5 million by, among other things, using fraudulently obtained credit cards…

Nov

16

2020

ATLANTA - Kadeidra Ra'Shawon White has been arraigned on federal charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and possession of fifteen or more unauthorized access devices.  

“This investigation and subsequent indictment demonstrates…

Nov

12

2020

A Macomb Township resident was charged in a Criminal Information for his alleged role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain approximately $931,000 from the Paycheck Protection Program, United States Attorney Matthew Schneider announced today.

Nov

09

2020

Seattle – A former Microsoft software engineer was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to nine years in prison for 18 federal felonies related to his scheme to defraud Microsoft of more than $10 million. Volodymyr Kvashuk, a…

Nov

09

2020

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that ARLENE TRANCHINA, age 55, of Laplace, was charged in a one-count Bill of Information with bank fraud on November 6, 2020.

According to court records, TRANCHINA was employed as…

Nov

05

2020

NEWARK, N.J. – A New York man today admitted he defrauded credit card companies of hundreds of thousands of dollars, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

James Olla, 28, of Brooklyn, New York, pleaded guilty by videoconference before…

Nov

05

2020

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven has sentenced Stephen H. McIntyre (51, Tampa) to five years and three months in federal prison for conspiring to commit money laundering. The court also ordered McIntyre to forfeit more than $…

Nov

04

2020

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MEEM JANNAT, 25, of Brooklyn, New York, formerly of Waterbury, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to seven months of…

Nov

04

2020

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that MEEM JANNAT, 25, of Brooklyn, New York, formerly of Waterbury, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to seven months of…