Mail Fraud

In the United States, mail and wire fraud is any fraudulent scheme to intentionally deprive another of property or honest services via mail or wire communication. It has been a federal crime in the United States since 1872.
Posts about Mail Fraud
  • Tenet Exec INDICTED (Tenet Healthcare Whistleblower Post)

    … Department says that Tenet Healthcare had been ignoring a Corporate Integrity Agreement since 2006. Indictment Against Holland Holland has been charged with single counts of mail and healthcare fraud and two counts of Major Fraud Against the United States. In addition to the criminal charges, the government wants to seize and forfeit Holland’s property. He…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Jail for Fla. Lighting Contractor in Kickback Scheme

    … of money. Just $764,000. (Although he claims he has expenses.) That is another troubling argument. If three men rob a bank together should their sentences be determined by how much he one receives? Bustillo Sentenced on January 6th Bustillo’s arguments for leniency ring hollow. Apparently, the court thought so to. Despite a plea for just 12 months…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Colorado Man Arrested For Investment Scheme

    … at his firm by the name of Richard Greeott, operated a Colorado company called Colony Capital, LLC (“Colony Capital”) and later Arete, LLC (“Arete”), which purported to be a private equity firm offering investment opportunities in bonds, futures trading, and other offerings. Greeott was also charged and pled guilty on October 7, 2013 of mail fraud…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
  • What Is a Federal Crime?

    … What Is a Federal Crime? Posted by Matthew Sharp under Federal September 7, 2016 Explaining Federal Crimes If you’re arrested in the state of Texas, you may have to face prosecution in a court of law. Most people face prosecution in a state court for a case that stemmed from violating a state law. In some cases, a person who is a Texas resident…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 23 readers -
  • Day of Reckoning Arrives For Thieving IP Attorney

    … or balances put in place, and Mr. Throne was given unfettered discretion to approve payments to PSG. In 2015, the USPTO accepted Mr. Throne’s resignation from the Patent Bar and ordered his exclusion on consent. See In re Jason T. Throne, No. D2015-19 (USPTO Dir. April 22, 2015) (final order). In addition to the 71-month prison term, Throne was ordered to pay $4.84 million in restitution to Hunter Douglas. Related July 15, 2016…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 25 readers -
  • The Fix was (Allegedly) In!

    … the U.S. Government out of millions of dollars by way of rigged Social Security Administration (SSA) Disability claims is stranger than fiction. Last April, the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted Conn, “Mr. Social Security,” with several criminal counts, including conspiracies to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, witness retaliation, destruction…

    Bond and Botes- 27 readers -
  • Westminster Investment Advisor Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Scheme

    … Westminster Investment Advisor Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Scheme Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 4:58 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Jasper Buck, a 60 year old financial advisor from Westminster, Maryland, has been sentenced to ten years in prison for mail fraud arising from a scheme in which Buck stole…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
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