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By The Dispatch On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Roswell Park Nurse, Kelsey Mulvey Charged with Stealing Pain Meds, Violating HIPAA

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Kelsey A. Mulvey, 27, of Grand Island, NY, was charged by criminal complaint with illegally obtaining controlled substances by fraud, tampering, and violation More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Customs and border patrol seize $500K fake ‘sound bars’ headed to Minnesota

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted a rail container destined to arrive in Ranier, Minnesota.  CBP officers inspected the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Houston Woman, Egondu Koko Sentenced to 188 Months for $20 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

A Houston, Texas patient recruiter was sentenced to 188 months in prison today for her role in a $20 million scheme to pay illegal health care kickbacks to physicians and Medicare beneficiaries in order to fraudulently More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Phone Provider, Donald Dodt Found Guilty for $11 Million International Telemarketing Scheme

An Ohio man was found guilty late yesterday for his role in a $7 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica. Assistant Attorney General More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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New Orleans Man, Joseph Haynes Pleads Guilty for Scheme to Defraud Medicare

A New Orleans, Louisiana, man pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to solicit the payment of illegal health care kickbacks to several individuals, including two New Orleans-area physicians, for the referring More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Front Man, Kevin Merrill Pleads Guilty to $550 Million Ponzi Scheme in Maryland

Kevin B. Merrill, age 53, of Towson, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and wire fraud arising from a $550 million investment fraud scheme that operated from 2013 through September 2018.  Co-defendant More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Former Public Accountant, Jeffrey McKinney Pleads Guilty to Stealing over $750,000

Jeffrey McKinney (61, Minneola) has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for his scheme to steal over $750,000 from his employer and one of its executives. McKinney is facing up to 20 years in federal prison, three years More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Former Office Manager, Cynthia Shellenberger Sentenced to 51 Months for Fraud

A Tipton County woman has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for fraud. U.S. Attorney D. Michael Dunavant announced the sentence today. According to information presented in court, in 2017, Cynthia Shellenberger, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Doctor Paul Mathieu and Hatem Behiry Found Guilty of Participating in $30 Million Fraud Scheme

Geoffrey S.  Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that medical doctor PAUL J. MATHIEU and physical therapy doctor HATEM BEHIRY were each found guilty of participating More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Jefferson Parish Councilman, Christopher Roberts Charged with Tax Evasion and Wire Fraud

The United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana  announced that CHRISTOPHER LORELL ROBERTS, JR., age 41, a resident of Gretna, Louisiana, was charged today in a 29-count Indictment with wire More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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South Florida Patient Recruiter, Yamilet Diaz Sentenced for role in $1.6 Million Kickback Scheme

A South Florida patient recruiter was sentenced to 87 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.6 million in Medicare claims for home health care services that were procured through More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Brockton Man, Colby Anderson Pleads Guilty to Computer Fraud and Abuse

A Brockton man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston in connection with an August 2018 computer intrusion of a Massachusetts company. Colby Anderson, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of intentionally causing More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Lake Worth Resident, Alston Williams Sentenced to Life for Sex Trafficking and Obstruction

A Lake Worth resident was sentenced to life in prison today, after having been convicted at trial of sex trafficking and obstruction of a sex trafficking investigation. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Florida Property Manager, Dale Wood Sentenced to 12 Years for Fraud Scheme

A former resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida was sentenced to over twelve years in prison and ordered to pay over $7 million in restitution for orchestrating an international property fraud scheme. Ariana Fajardo More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Miami Man, Alfredo Veloso Admits to Laundering $1.5 Million from Business Email Schemes

Alfredo Veloso, 43, of Miami, today admitted to opening bank accounts, and to  recruiting others to open bank accounts, as a conduit for stolen funds in connection with a wide-ranging international money laundering More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
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Mississippi County Sheriff, Cory Hutcheson Sentenced to 10 months for Fraud and Identity Theft

Cory Hutcheson, 35, of East Prairie, MO, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis for illegally monitoring the location of other law enforcement officers and civilians without a warrant by entering More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 28th, 2019
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Kentucky Woman, Cleoretta Allen Charged with Sex Trafficking 2 Victims

An indictment was unsealed yesterday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky charging Cleoretta Allen, 41, of Louisville, Kentucky, with two counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud, or More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 28th, 2019
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San Diego Finance Executive, Peter Doye Sentenced for Stealing Almost $50 Million

Financial executive Peter Cash Doye was sentenced in federal court today to 15 years in prison for his role as the “driving force” in a massive real estate loan scheme in which he and his co-conspirators stole More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Nigerian Nationals, Onwuemerie Gift and Kelvin Usifoh Indicted in Bitcoin Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that two Nigerian nationals have been charged in a 13-count indictment alleging they engaged in an online scheme to defraud victims of bitcoin virtual currency. In More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 21st, 2019
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St Joseph Home Health Care Aide, Ashley Garr Sentenced for Fraud Scheme

A St. Joseph, Mo., in-home health care nursing assistant was sentenced in federal court today for stealing bank account information from one of her clients in order to illegally transfer more than $207,000 out of More...


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