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8 Utahns accused of scamming millions from elderly widows | KUTV

Federal prosecutors have charged eight people in Utah with fraud and money laundering for what they argue was a scheme to steal funds from elderly widows. KUTV. The alleged fraud occurred over two years and netted $6 million, according to charging documents made public Thursday. Seven of the eight defendants are Nigerian nationals, and prosecutors […]

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Five Fraudsters Indicted For Million Dollar Scheme Targeting Thousands of U.S. Servicemembers and Veterans

Foreign-Based Fraudsters Stole Millions of Dollars from Mostly Elderly and Disabled Veterans Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 21, 2019 A 14-count indictment has been unsealed today in San Antonio, Texas, charging five individuals with coordinating an identify-theft and fraud scheme targeting servicemembers and veterans. The charged defendants, who […]

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Telemarketer Sentenced to Prison in Connection with $10 Million International Fraudulent Sweepstakes Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 20, 2019 A telemarketer was sentenced to 63 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release today for his role in a $10 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica.     […]

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District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Federal Trade Commission Impersonators in Sweepstakes Scheme United States v. John Doe 1, et al.

Docket Number: 1:18-CV-22016 (S.D. Fla.) On January 29, 2019, the district court issued a default judgment and permanent injunction pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1345 against three John Doe defendants connected to a fraudulent sweepstakes scam.  As alleged in the government’s complaint, the defendants called and sent letters to consumers falsely claiming that the consumers […]

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U.S. court voids $65 million settlement tied to Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme | Article [AMP] | Reuters

A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a settlement requiring insurers to pay $65 million to a court-appointed receiver for companies once run by Allen Stanford, the Texas financier serving a 110-year prison term for running a large Ponzi scheme. — Read on mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1TI2SB

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Three Peruvians Plead Guilty to Overseeing Spanish-Speaking Call Centers that Extorted U.S. Consumers

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 6, 2019 Three residents of Lima, Peru, pleaded guilty yesterday to extortion for overseeing a ring of call centers that threatened and extorted Spanish-speaking victims in the United States, the Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced. Jesus Gerardo Gutierrez Rojas, […]

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Phone Provider Found Guilty for Role in $11 Million International Telemarketing Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 28, 2019 An Ohio man was found guilty today for his role in an $7 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s […]

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Feds Seized a Fortune From #Resistance Icons Accused of Boosting Online ‘Ponzi Schemes’

Homeland Security investigator alleged ‘reasonable cause’ to believe Ed and Brian Krassenstein illegally hawked investment scams. — Read on www.thedailybeast.com/feds-seized-a-fortune-from-resistance-icons-accused-of-boosting-online-ponzi-schemes

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Feds Seized a Fortune From #Resistance Icons Accused of Boosting Online ‘Ponzi Schemes’

Homeland Security investigator alleged ‘reasonable cause’ to believe Ed and Brian Krassenstein illegally hawked investment scams. — Read on www.thedailybeast.com/feds-seized-a-fortune-from-resistance-icons-accused-of-boosting-online-ponzi-schemes

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Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in Multimillion Dollar Prize Promotion Scam Affecting Elderly Victims | OPA | Department of Justice

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in Multimillion Dollar Prize Promotion Scam Affecting Elderly Victims A second defendant charged with operating a multimillion mass-mailing fraud scheme pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 14, in federal court on Long Island, the Department of Justice announced. […]

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Austin Man Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Scheme to Solicit Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Contributions to Scam-Pacs | OPA | Department of Justice

Austin Man Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Scheme to Solicit Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Contributions to Scam-Pacs | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/austin-man-pleads-guilty-fraudulent-scheme-solicit-hundreds-thousands-dollars-contributions

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Man accused of using fake names, scamming businesses

A man who police said goes by a number of different names is the target of a search after he allegedly scammed an Alton business. — Read on www.wmur.com/article/man-accused-of-using-fake-names-scamming-businesses/27412014

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Michelle Obama promotes her book in Copenhagen in a $2,300 suit by a local Danish designer

Michelle, 55, took the stage at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on Tuesday evening while promoting her memoir, Becoming, on her international book tour. — Read on www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6905211/amp/Michelle-Obama-promotes-book-Copenhagen-2-300-suit-local-Danish-designer.html