Wire Fraud

  • Medicaid Fraud Leads to Prison for Assisted Living Owner

    … A 68-year-old Coral Gables, Florida woman is headed to prison for 33 months after being convicted in a shocking Medicaid fraud scheme. U.S. District Court Judge Mary Scriven sentenced Ilfrenise Charlemagne to prison after her guilty plea to a federal wire fraud charge. The plea was part of an agreement in which Charlemagne avoided trial…

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  • Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athletes

    … Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athletes Posted on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 8:27 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Peggy Ann Fulford, 58, formerly of Houston and now residing in New Orleans, has been arrested and charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, interstate transportation of stolen property…

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  • Cedar Brook Brokers Sanctioned in Connection with MedCap Fraud

    … during the time that its President Joseph Lampariello pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Lampariello was charged for conducting a Ponzi scheme that had marketed $2.2 billion in notes to more than 20,000 investors nationwide. FINRA's report cites specific instances in which it said the three Cedar Brook advisors sent emails to clients that contained…

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  • What Are White-Collar Crimes?

    … for herself. She does this for one year. When she is finally caught, she is charged with embezzlement for her actions. Fraud There are many types of fraud, including; Wire fraud Securities fraud Mail fraud Essentially, fraud is the act of using deceit or false information to illegally obtain goods, money or services. For example, Alan calls…

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  • Benistar Founder in Jail – Finally (419 Plans Post)

    … entrusted to him by his clients. By the end of the year he had lost $9 million. In February 2004, Carpenter was indicted and charged with 14 counts of wire fraud and 5 counts of mail fraud. A year later in July, he was convicted by a Boston jury of all 19 counts. The story should end here but it doesn’t. Carpenter appealed and the trial judge tossed…

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  • Even Pro Athletes Not Immune to Financial Fraud

    … conflicts of interest and further ignored their interests in failing to invest in conservative investments. Keyon Dooling, John St. Clair Dooling, a NBA player, and St. Clair, a NFL player, were on the receiving end of an $819,000 arbitration award against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. The claims alleged that the company failed to properly supervise…

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  • Sham Veteran Owned Biz Owner GUILTY – SDVOSB Whistleblower Post

    … A Boston federal court jury found the owner of a phony service disabled, veteran owned business guilty of a $100 million fraud. David Gorski was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government and four counts of wire fraud. Gorki used his sham company to siphon off work reserved for disabled veterans. Government’s SDVOSB Program…

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  • California Pre-IPO Investment Ponzi Leads to SEC and U.S. Attorney's Charges

    … 60% returns for investing in pre-IPO stocks. The SEC named Jaswant Gill of San Diego and Javier Rios of National City along with their company JSG Capital Investment in the complaint. They are charged with operating a classic Ponzi scheme that uses new investor money to pay off older investors. The SEC has received an asset freeze for all three…

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  • Lawyer Misconduct, Altered Documents Leads to Prison

    … will be spending the next two years behind bars for altering lawsuit filings. Prior to his criminal conviction, Tonogbanua was considered to be a successful lawyer. He worked for a well known New York law firm that represented defendants in asbestos cases. Watch late night TV and you will probably see a lawyer advertising for victims of asbestos…

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  • Whistleblower Awards for Reporting Charity Fraudsters

    … of the United Block Association. Its executive director, Kwame Insaidoo, was charged by federal prosecutors with conspiracy, embezzlement and wire fraud. Justice Department officials say he laundered and took $953,875 belonging to the charity. Regular readers of this blog know that we regularly report on the False Claims Act and the ability…

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  • Boston Woman Convicted in $1.3 Million Fraud Scheme

    … adviser fraud, tax fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy. Sentencing is scheduled for June 29, 2016. Herman and her business partner, Gregg Caplitz, owned and controlled companies in Massachusetts and Nevada providing investment advice and insurance products to individual investors. Between 2008 and 2012 the two solicited investments in a new hedge…

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  • Broker Indicted in $3 Million Ponzi Scheme

    … broker at J.C. Bradford & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., and Morgan Keegan & Co. before he was let go from Raymond James in June of 2014. If Foerster is subject to the maximum penalty for his wire fraud, he could face 20 years behind bars and a $250,000 fine. The case has been investigated by the U.S. Secret Service…

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