Financial Fraud: Dennis Blieden Charged With 11 Counts Of Wire Fraud, One Count Of Aggravated Identity Theft

Former Hollywood Digital Marketing Executive and Professional Poker Player Charged with Embezzling $22 Million from His Employer LOS ANGELES – A former executive at StyleHaul Inc., a digital marketing company that represents “influencers” on YouTube and Instagram, has been arrested pursuant to a federal grand jury indictment charging him with embezzling $22 million from his […]

Financial Fraud: KIRSTEN ANN TJOSAAS Sentenced For Wire Fraud & Money Laundering

Former CFO Of Granite Falls Industrial Contractor Sentenced To More Than Six Years In Prison For Embezzling Nearly $6 Million United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger today announced the sentencing of KIRSTEN ANN TJOSAAS, 38, for embezzling $5,773,410 from Fagen, Inc. (Fagen), an industrial contracting company for which she served as Chief Financial Officer. TJOSAAS […]

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 […]

Financial Fraud: David Bodian Sentenced For Wire Fraud

Long Island Attorney Is Sentenced To 28 Months In Prison For Stealing $1.3 Million From Trust Fund Clients Trust Funds Diverted to Pay for Car, High-End Stereo Equipment, Home Renovations and International Vacations CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Earlier today, David Bodian, a Long Island attorney, was sentenced at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New […]

Environment: James Robert Liang Guilty to Commit Wire Fraud and to Violate the Clean Air Act

Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty for His Role in Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Test James Robert Liang, a Volkswagen engineer, pleaded guilty today for his role in a nearly 10-year conspiracy to defraud U.S. regulators and U.S. Volkswagen customers by implementing software specifically designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests in hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen […]

Financial Fraud: Floyd Jay Mann Charged With 11 Counts of Wire Fraud and Eight Counts of Money Laundering

Washington Man Arrested, Charged with Defrauding Alaskans Out of Approximately $2.7 Million His Wife was also Arrested, Charged with Social Security Fraud Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced today that a Washington man has been charged in Alaska with 11 counts of wire fraud and eight counts of money laundering.  His wife […]

Financial Fraud: WILLIAM J. WELLS Sentenced For Securities – Wire Fraud and Ponzi-Like Scheme

Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 46 Months In Prison In Connection With $1.5 Million Ponzi Scheme Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that WILLIAM J. WELLS was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 46 months in prison for securities and wire fraud charges stemming […]

Financial Fraud: James E. Levin and Jacklyn M. Sutcivni Were Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

Natick Attorney and Former City of Worcester Housing Official Indicted on Fraud Charges BOSTON – A real estate developer and a former City of Worcester housing official were charged in U.S. District Court in Worcester this week in connection with a $2.3 million fraud scheme relating to the redevelopment of a multi-family property in Worcester. […]

Financial Fraud: Bryan D’Antonio Pleaded Guilty For Conspiracy To Commit Mail and Wire Fraud

Orange County Man Pleads Guilty to Owning Fake Law Firms that Falsely Promised to Help Struggling Homeowners SANTA ANA, California – A Brea man pleaded guilty this morning to federal charges related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as a successful law firm […]

Financial Fraud: James Conway Pleaded Guilty For Wire Fraud And Taking Kickbacks

Prime Contractor Employee At U.S. Military Bases Admits $1.4 Million Fraud And Taking Kickbacks NEWARK, N.J. – A Pennsylvania man employed as a regional manager for a contractor involved with construction projects at Picatinny Arsenal (PICA) and at Joint Base McGuire-Dix- Lakehurst (Ft. Dix) admitted today his role in a fraud scheme that caused losses […]

Financial Fraud: Sarah Frances Bolhuis Charged WIth Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

Northern Michigan Woman Charged WIth Wire Fraud And Money Laundering In Multi-Million Dollar Scheme To Defraud Sarah Frances Bolhuis Has Agreed To Plead Guilty For Her Role In A $7.5 Million Scheme           GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — Sarah Frances Bolhuis, 70, of Antrim County, Michigan, was charged with two felonies in connection with a scheme […]

Michael Danilovich Sentenced For Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering

Michael Danilovich Sentenced To 25 Years For Racketeering, Health Care Fraud, Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering Racketeering Conviction Included Largest No-Fault Insurance Fraud Scheme Ever Charged Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL DANILOVICH was sentenced today to 25 years in prison […]

Geoffrey W. Nehrenz Sentenced for Defrauding Investors out of $5.6 Million

Uniontown man sentenced to nearly five years in prison for defrauding investors out of $5.6 million A Uniontown man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for operating a scheme in which 19 investors lost approximately $5.6 million, law enforcement officials said. Geoffrey W. Nehrenz, 37, previously pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and […]

Wayne Simmons – Former Fox News Commentator Pleads Guilty to Fraud

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Wayne Shelby Simmons, 62, of Annapolis, Maryland, a former Fox News commentator who has falsely claimed he spent 27 years working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), pleaded guilty today to major fraud against the government, wire fraud, and a firearms offense. “Wayne Simmons is a convicted felon with no military or […]

Senator Sentenced For $1.8 Million in Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion

Former Oklahoma State Senator Sentenced to Over 3 Years For $1.8 Million in Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion TULSA, Okla.—Former Oklahoma State Senator Ricky L. Brinkley was sentenced today to serve 37 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining over $1.8 million dollars from the Better Business Bureau and for tax evasion. In addition to […]

Advance Fee Scheme: OCTAVIO LOMBARDO Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court

Brooklyn Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court In Connection With Advance Fee Scheme             Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that OCTAVIO LOMBARDO, a/k/a “Otto Lombardo,” was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to two years in prison for wire fraud stemming from his scheme to […]