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Montgomery, Alabama – On August 29, 2012, Rhashema Deramus, 23 of Montgomery, Alabama pled guilty to multiple charges stemming from her part in a fraudulent income tax refund scheme, announced U.S. Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. Deramus and those working for her stole people’s identities and used those stolen identities to file fraudulent tax returns. Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Clinton Beau Babcock, 28, of Sacramento, was indicted today by a federal grand jury for aggravated ID theft, wire fraud, bank fraud, and access device fraud, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. This case is the product of an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Sacramento Police Read More »
FRESNO, Calif. — Chief U.S. District Judge Anthony W. Ishii sentenced Juanita Munoz, 47, of Fresno, today to seven years in prison in two separate cases for making false claims against the United States and identity theft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. As part of her sentence, Munoz has been ordered to pay Read More »
LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles man has been found guilty of federal fraud charges for his role in an international identity theft and credit card fraud scheme which targeted elderly cardholders. Doren Harold Ward, 37, who resides in Park La Brea, was convicted Friday afternoon by a federal jury of six felony counts, including Read More »
After a five week trial, a federal judge in Santa Ana, California, yesterday convicted the last of four defendants of bank fraud and identity theft charges based on her part in one of the largest identity theft schemes in California history, with dozens of victims in four states, and millions of dollars in losses.
Kristine Ogandzhanian, 28, of Burbank, CA, was convicted yesterday by United States District Judge David O. Carter of two counts of bank fraud and four counts of aggravated identify theft.
HOUSTON – Xin Gu, 27, of Houston, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for his part in an identity theft scheme rooted in New York, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. Gu is charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, false or fraudulent use of a passport and aggravated identity theft. The Read More »
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Yvetta Renee Holestine, 56, of South Charleston, W.Va, was sentenced today to six months in prison followed by three years of supervised release by United States District Judge Thomas E. Johnston for identity theft and fraudulent transactions with access device. Holestine previously pleaded guilty in July. She is a former employee of Read More »
Shantashi Cooper, 36, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with one count of access device fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment alleges that Cooper, a former employee of T-Mobile, used approximately 47 different credit card accounts belonging to T-Mobile customers to make Read More »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Stephanie Bowman, 50, of Valley Stream, N.Y., pled guilty yesterday to providing personal identifiers to conspirators in a nationwide identity theft ring that resulted in a total loss of approximately $1.5 million involving at least 10 financial institutions. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Daniel Cortez, Read More »
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, announced today that two individuals were indicted yesterday by a federal grand jury in Harrisburg for identity theft-related charges. According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, Azucena Cedillo-Palmas, age 32, a native Read More »