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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – David Ross, Jr., 36, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for organizing and leading a conspiracy to defraud banks in Northern Virginia and elsewhere. Ross was also ordered to forfeit and pay restitution in the amount of $200,238. Neil H. MacBride, United States Read More »
Austin Davidson, 32, of Washington, D.C., pleaded guilty yesterday to throwing dozens of lavish house parties funded by a counterfeit business check scheme. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and David E. Beach, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Secret Service’s Washington Field Office, made the announcement Read More »
- Banks Kept Him From Collecting Most of the Money – WASHINGTON – Howard R. Shmuckler, 68, of Virginia Beach, Va., has been convicted of federal charges stemming from a counterfeit check scheme in which he deposited 16 counterfeit checks worth over $2.5 million, announced U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. and James W. McJunkin, Read More »
Columbia, South Carolina—- United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Carlton Tomlinson, age 46, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced yesterday in federal court in, Florence, South Carolina, for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, a violation of Title 18, U.S.C. § 1349. United States District Judge Terry L. Wooten of Florence sentenced Tomlinson to Read More »
BOSTON, Mass…A Lynnfield man pled guilty today in federal court to an Information charging him with accessing a protected computer to defraud and obtain value, under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and creating forged checks. DOUGLAS LEMAN, 44, pled guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton. The prosecutor told the court at Read More »
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that VICTOR VILLANUEVA, 54, of Brownsville, Texas, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Christopher F. Droney in Hartford to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, five kilograms or Read More »
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Cranston, R.I., man who admitted to being the mastermind behind a check cashing scheme that defrauded several Rhode Island banks out of more than $73,000 was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Providence Tuesday to 71 months in federal prison, to be followed by 5 years supervised release.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Denise Ann Southerland, 46, of Bealeton, Va., was sentenced today to 57 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for stealing nearly $572,000 from an elderly couple while working for them as their personal assistant.
ABINGDON, VIRGINIA — A 37-year-old Hillsville woman was indicted this week by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia on charges that she repeatedly deposited counterfeit checks at local banks.
TRENTON, N.J. – A Bronx, N.Y., man admitted today to conspiring to fraudulently cash more than $1.2 million in federal and state income tax refund checks, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.