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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Florida: Dr. Sheetal Kumar convicted of Medicare and insurance fraud

A Stuart, Florida physician was recently convicted by a federal jury of committing repeated acts of health care fraud. photo/ Nick Youngson Sheetal Kanar Kumar, M.D., 48, formerly of Stuart, Florida, was found More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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South Florida Securities Lawyer Sentenced to 7 Years for Securities Fraud Scheme

A Boca Raton attorney was sentenced today to 84 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution of $19.7 million to 2,156 investors, after previously being convicted by a federal jury of 33 counts of conspiracy, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Judge Sentences Businessman, Reynaldo Peralez for Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

In San Antonio this morning, 53-year-old Reynaldo “Sonny” Jesus Peralez, owner and operator of Bohannon Oil Services, L.L.C., was sentenced for scheming to defraud investors of over $3.5 million dollars by routing More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Atlanta real estate attorney, Nathan Hardwick Recieves 15 years for defrauding his law firm

Nathan E. Hardwick IV has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for orchestrating a scheme to defraud his law firm out of millions of dollars. On October 12, 2018, following a four-week trial, a federal jury More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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School Police Officer, Ronnier Williams Sentenced for Filing a False Income Tax Return

On February 6, 2019, a former Palm Beach County School Police Officer was sentenced federally for filing a false income tax return. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Jamaican National, Keniel Thomas Sentenced to 71 Months for Lottery Fraud

Keniel Thomas, 29, a Jamaican national, was sentenced today to 71 months in prison for trying to extort money from a couple in Washington D.C., who he tried to trick into believing they won the Mega Millions lottery, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Dan Lounsbury and Andres Lopez-Munoz Convicted of Selling Falsely Labeled Body Armor to U.S. Government

A federal jury convicted two Florida men yesterday on charges of conspiracy, making false claims on the United States government, and wire fraud. According to court records and evidence presented at trial, Dan Thomas More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Joplin Day Care Operator, Lasonya Poindexter Sentenced for Adoption Scheme

A Joplin, Mo., day care operator was sentenced in federal court today for a scheme to take the infant daughter of a client to Arkansas to be adopted by another couple. Lasonya Faye Poindexter, 31, of Joplin, was More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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New England Pain Management Physician Sentenced to Prison for False Billing Scheme

A physician at the now-defunct New England Pain Management Associates Inc. was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for conspiring to falsify patient medical records in order to obtain payments from Medicare More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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York Man, Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Nagy Mohamed Abdelhamed, age 68, of York, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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South Texas Doctors, John Ramirez and Anh Do Sentenced for Medicare Fraud Schemes

Two  Houston, Texas physicians were sentenced to 25 and three-year prison terms for their roles in separate schemes to defraud Medicare out of payments for medical services. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Former Quincy Man, Scott Wolas Sentenced for $1.9 Million Real Estate Fraud Scheme

A former Quincy man, who had been a fugitive for more than 20 years prior to his arrest in April 2017, was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with a $1.9 million real estate investment fraud More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Huawei Device Company Indicted for Theft of Trade Secrets, Wire Fraud, and Obstruction Of Justice

A 10-count indictment unsealed today in the Western District of Washington State charges Huawei Device Co., Ltd. and Huawei Device Co. USA with theft of trade secrets conspiracy, attempted theft of trade secrets, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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Orlando Man, Andres Fernandez Charged with $25 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

On January 16, 2019, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Andres Fernandez (37, Orlando) with 12 counts of wire fraud. If convicted, Fernandez faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Fugitive Lawyer, Michael Casey Sentenced to 234 Months for $21 Million Fraud Scheme

Michael R. Casey, 71, a fugitive for over four years, was sentenced to a total of 234 months in prison for his participation in a $21 million investment fraud scheme and for failing to appear in court. Casey previously More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Honolulu Woman, Kathy Funtila Sentenced for Bank Fraud and Identity Theft

Kathy Funtila, 46, a resident of Honolulu, Hawaii, was sentenced yesterday to 119 months in federal prison for defrauding multiple Oahu businesses of $558,633.71 over the course of 5 years. According to information More...

By Guest Author On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Investment Fraud Signs That You Should Always Be Wary Of

It’s a dream we’ve all had — to get rich, to become financially independent and to know that we’re set for life. It’s so easy to get blinded by the dream that we lose sight of what’s truly More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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NYPD Detective, Michael Bonanno Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL BONANNO, a New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) detective, pled guilty today to his role in a More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Former Miramar Police Department Employee, Brian Chen in Custody on Fraud Charges

Brian M. Chen, 39, of Weston, Florida, a former Information Technology Analyst with the police department for the city of Miramar, Florida, was charged in an Information with three counts of mail fraud, in violation More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Tamecia Buckley and Hyetia Hines Indicted for Fraud for Buying New Automobiles in False Names

Yesterday, a federal grand jury for the Southern District of Illinois returned an indictment charging Tamecia C. Buckley, 36, of Belleville, Illinois, and Kyetia M. Hines, 36, also of Belleville, with conspiracy More...


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