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News for May, 2016

Indiana, Pa., Man Charged with Defrauding Social Security

Four Army National Guardsmen Indicted in Two Fraud Schemes

Naples Man Pleads Guilty In Connection With “Operation Fraudulent Pain”

South Glens Falls Woman Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud

Leader Admits Scheme to Fraudulently Obtain over $1.4 Million in Unemployment Benefits

Glen Burnie Man Sentenced for Laundering over $2 Million Swindled from Individual Victims

Two Indicted For Making False Claims To The BP Oil Spill Settlement Fund

Former Police Department Employee Sentenced For Computer Intrusion In Connection With Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Navy Senior Chief Indicted in ID Theft and Bank Fraud Scheme

Former Postal Worker Sentenced to Prison for Workers’ Comp Fraud

News for April, 2016

Former SunTrust Mortgage VP and Loan Officers Sentenced to Prison

Norfolk Man Sentenced to Prison for Mail and Wire Fraud

Louisiana Man Charged in $2 Million Nationwide Advertising Scheme to Defraud Realtors

Statement of U. S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes on U.S. v. Troy Kelley

Cape Coral Man Pleads Guilty To Credit Card Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Jacksonville Man Accused Of Burying His Dead Mother In Her Yard And Then Stealing Her Social Security And Pension Benefits

Golden Valley Woman Sentenced For Mail Theft in Mohave County

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

News for March, 2016

Gibsonton Couple Pleads Guilty To Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Charges

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud U.S. Defense Contractors

Former Postal Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing Mail

Richmond man indicted in social security fraud scheme

10 Year Sentence For Doctor Who Defrauded AFLAC

North Miami Man Sentenced To Five Years For Identity Fraud And Tax Fraud Scheme

Grove City Man Sentenced for Stealing His Deceased Mother’s Social Security Benefits

Utah Man Indicted for False Statement in Passport Application and False Use of a Social Security Number

Former CEO Of Long Island’s Synergy Brands, Inc. Sentenced To 63 Months In Prison For Operating A Massive Check Kiting Scheme

United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against 21st Century Oncology For Nearly $34.7 Million

Florida Man Sentenced To More Than 14 Years In Prison For Multimillion-Dollar Health Care Fraud And Money Laundering Scheme

Local investment manager sentenced in investment fraud scheme

Fishers Tax Return Preparer pleads guilty in fraud scheme

News for February, 2016

Eight Individuals Arrested For Bribery, Conspiracy, Health Care And Mail Fraud

Washington State Man, Brother And Sister-In-Law Arrested And Charged In A Scheme To Defraud Federal Research Funding

Former California Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months for His Role in International Investment Fraud Scheme

Adventist To Pay More Than $2 Million To Resolve False Claims Allegations

President Of Office Equipment Leasing Company Pleads Guilty For Engaging In Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Monongahela Man Sentenced to Probation for Unlawfully Receiving Social Security Benefits

Chief Executive Officer Of International Stock Transfer Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For Operating $3 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

Morgan Stanley Agrees to Pay $2.6 Billion Penalty in Connection with Its Sale of Residential Mortgage Backed Securities

Attorney Charged With Forgery Of Federal Bankruptcy Court Orders, Wire Fraud And Obstruction Of Justice

Justice Department Reaches $470 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement with HSBC to Address Mortgage Loan Origination, Servicing and Foreclosure Abuses

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Seven Years For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft Conspiracy

News for January, 2016

Two Tampa Men Sentenced For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft Conspiracy

2 Individuals Indicted For Mail Fraud

Belarus Native Involved in Credit Card Processing for ‘Scareware’ Scheme Extradited from Austria

Four Family Members Sentenced To Federal Prison For Purchasing Theme Park Tickets With Counterfeit Credit Cards

Former NBA Player and CEO of the George Group Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Role in a $2 Million Ponzi Scheme

Dallas Securities Broker Sentenced to 36 Months in Federal Prison on Securities Fraud Conviction

Executives Of Panamanian Corporation And Aviation Company Plead Guilty In Multi Million Dollar Money Laundering Sting

Orlando Woman Sentenced To Three Years In Federal Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Former Idaho Construction Company President Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

Glassport Woman Admits Defrauding Local Funeral Home

Armstrong County Truck Driver Sentenced to Probation for Ripping Off Social Security

Owner of Three Los Angeles Clinics Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud

News for December, 2015

Brooklyn Man Sentenced for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Oakdale Man Indicted on Fraud Charges

Former Vancouver, Washington Men Sentenced for ‘Pump and Dump’ Stock Fraud Scheme

United States Forfeits $40 Million Through Court-Ordered Sale Of Montauk Resort

Secret Service Investigation Leads to Prison Sentence for Illinois Man

Tishman Construction Charged With Fraud; To Pay More Than $20 Million In Restitution And Penalties For Defrauding Clients In A Ten-Year Overbilling Scheme

Executives of Swiss and Las Vegas Companies Convicted in International Investment Fraud Scheme

Five Defendants Indicted in Bank Fraud Scheme

News for November, 2015

Former California Attorney Pleads Guilty in International Investment Fraud Scheme

Connecticut Man Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

Former Beaver County Woman Embezzled from Employer to Pay for Personal Expenses

Former Government Contract Employee Sentenced to Probation for Misusing VA Credit Card

Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates Delivers Remarks at American Banking Association and American Bar Association Money Laundering Enforcement Conference

Two Convicted For Participating In A $95 Million International Market Manipulation Scheme

Orlando Man Sentenced For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Grove City Man Admits He Took His Dead Mother’s Social Security Benefits

New York Attorney And Two Registered Brokers Arrested For Engaging In A $300 Million Market Manipulation Scheme

Former Jail Contract Employee Sentenced To Federal Prison For Identity Theft And Tax Refund Fraud

News for October, 2015

Two Former Tampa Police Department Officers Indicted On Tax Fraud And Money Laundering Charges

Last of Three Defendants is Sentenced in Wire Fraud Scheme to Market Pharmaceutical Ointment

Federal Jury Convicts Rockwall, Texas, Man in Securities Fraud Case

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme

Monongahela Man Unlawfully Received Social Security Benefits

Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies at Georgia Public Foreclosure Auctions

Nine Individuals Indicted For Bank Fraud

Erie Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Jail For Defrauding Mexican Construction Company

Woman Pleads Guilty For Defrauding The Internal Revenue Service

News for September, 2015

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than Ten Years For SIRF Offenses

Clearwater Man Sentenced In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Former Employee of Social Security Administration Sentenced to 21 Months in Federal Prison for Cashing Her Deceased Mother's Social Security Checks

Tampa Restaurant Owner Sentenced For Receiving Stolen Property

Dallas Securities Broker Admits Fraud

Charity Director Admits Using Funds for Personal Use, Filing False Tax Returns

Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates Delivers Remarks at New York University School of Law Announcing New Policy on Individual Liability in Matters of Corporate Wrongdoing

Four Individuals Plead Guilty To Wire Fraud Conspiracy

Jacksonville Women Sentenced For Conspiracy To Defraud The United States And Aggravated Identity Theft

Truck Driver Admits Ripping Off Social Security Disability Program

News for August, 2015

Manatee County Man Indicted For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Defendant In Prior SEC Enforcement Action Arrested And Charged In Manhattan Federal Court For Scheme To Hide Assets From Court-Appointed Receiver And The Court

New Jersey Businessman Goes to Prison for Defrauding an Atlanta Financing Company

Cape Coral Couple Indicted For Conspiracy To Steal Government Assistance Funds In New York And Florida

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Stolen Identity Refund Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Three Defendants Sentenced In Manatee County Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Father Of Former Investment Bank Managing Director Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading Conspiracy

News for July, 2015

Investment Executive Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 21 Months In Prison For Multimillion-Dollar Insurance Fraud Scheme

News for June, 2015

Port Orange Man Pleads Guilty To Scheme To Defraud Oil Spill Compensation Fund

Tax Fraudster Receives 27-Year Prison Sentence

Tampa Man Convicted For Receiving Stolen Government Property

News for May, 2015

Former VA Contractor Sentenced To Prison In Connection With Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Former Fresno Resident Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Bonding Scheme Involving Government Contracts

Former Owner of Empire Towers Pleads Guilty for Fraudulent $7 Million Bond Scheme and Filing False Tax Return

Seven Sentenced In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

News for April, 2015

St. Petersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Government Funds

Former Chief Information Officer Of Foundry Networks Sentenced To 78 Months In Prison For Participating In Insider Trading Scheme That Reaped Tens Of Millions In Unlawful Gains

Deutsche Bank's London Subsidiary Agrees to Plead Guilty in Connection with Long-Running Manipulation of LIBOR

Local Man Pleads Guilty To Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft Charges

Clearwater Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Government Funds

Former Executive And Finance Directors Of Alaska Tribal Organization Plead Guilty To Stealing Funds

Owner Of Lakeland Market Sentenced To Federal Prison For Food Stamp Fraud

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies at Public Foreclosure Auctions

News for March, 2015

Chad Heins Pleads Guilty To Prison Tax Refund Scheme

Fort Myers Residents Sentenced In False Tax Return Scheme

Federal Jury Convicts Scientists Of Wire Fraud, Identity Theft, And Obstruction

Former Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty To Paying Bribes In Iraq

Lincoln County nurse pleads guilty to obtaining drugs by fraud

Port Orange Man Charged In Scheme To Defraud Oil Spill Compensation Fund

Hurricane woman pleads guilty to defrauding small business

News for February, 2015

Service Members to Receive Over $123 Million for Unlawful Foreclosures Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Justice Department and State Partners Secure $1.375 Billion Settlement with S&P for Defrauding Investors in the Lead Up to the Financial Crisis

News for December, 2014

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

News for November, 2014

Eleven Northern California Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

News for October, 2014

Alabama Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

Five Northern California Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Two Former Rabobank Traders Indicted for Alleged Manipulation of U.S. Dollar, Yen Libor Interest Rates

News for September, 2014

Attorney General Holder Remarks on Financial Fraud Prosecutions at NYU School of Law

Former California Resident Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Nationwide Foreclosure Rescue Scam

News for August, 2014

Associate Attorney General West Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Major Financial Fraud

News for July, 2014

Lloyds Banking Group Admits Wrongdoing in Libor Investigation, Agrees to Pay $86 Million Criminal Penalty

News for June, 2014

U.S. Bank to Pay $200 Million to Resolve Alleged FHA Mortgage Lending Violations

Justice Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reach $169 Million Settlement to Resolve Allegations of Credit Card Lending Discrimination by GE Capital Retail Bank

News for May, 2014

Former New York Tax Liens Investment Company Executive Pleads Guilty for Role in Bid Rigging Scheme at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions

News for April, 2014

Georgia Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

As Tax Filing Deadline Nears, Attorney General Holder Calls Stolen Identity Refund Fraud ‘Rising Threat,’ Vows Aggressive Enforcement Against Scams

News for March, 2014

Former Alabama Real Estate Investor Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

Two Real Estate Investors Convicted for Roles in Bid-rigging Conspiracy in San Joaquin County, Calif. Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

News for February, 2014

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Georgia Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

SAC Capital Portfolio Manager Mathew Martoma Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Insider Trading Charges

JPMorgan Chase to Pay $614 Million for Submitting False Claims for FHA-insured and VA-guaranteed Mortgage Loans

News for December, 2013

Eastern California Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

Justice Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reach $98 Million Settlementto Resolve Allegations of Auto Lending Discrimination by Ally

Federal Agents Arrest Operators of Loan Modification Scam That Targeted Struggling Homeowners

News for November, 2013

Justice Department, Federal and State Partners Secure Record $13 Billion Global Settlement with JPMorgan for Misleading Investors About Securities Containing Toxic Mortgages

Sales Broker Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Two Years in Prison for Fraudulent Mark-up Scheme

News for October, 2013

Georgia Real Estate Investment Company and Owner Plead Guilty to Conspiracies to Rig Bids and Commit Mail Fraud for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

News for September, 2013

New Jersey Lawyer Sentenced in New York Federal Court in Connection with Multiple Investment Fraud Schemes

News for August, 2013

SEC Charges Bank of America With Fraud in RMBS Offering

Department of Justice Sues Bank of America for Defrauding Investors in Connection with Sale of Over $850 Million of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

News for July, 2013

Three Former UBS Executives Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison for Frauds Involving Contracts Related to the Investment of Municipal Bond Proceeds

CEO and President of Investment Fund Plead Guilty in New York Federal Court to Orchestrating Nearly $10 Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

News for June, 2013

Former Officers of American Mortgage Specialists Inc. Sentenced for $28 Million Fraud Against BNC National Bank

Four Northern California Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Former Executive at Florida-Based Lender Processing Services Inc. Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Role in Mortgage-Related Document Fraud Scheme

Axius CEO Roland Kaufmann Sentenced for Conspiracy to Pay Bribes in Stock Sales

Former Chief Executive of Mortgage Servicing Company Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud for Scheme to Withhold Funds from Wells Fargo Bank

News for May, 2013

Two Alabama Real Estate Investors and Their Company Sentenced for Their Roles in Bid-Rigging and Mail Fraud Conspiracies Involving Real Estate Purchased at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Former Dallas Securities Broker Sentenced in Oklahoma to 84 Months in Prison for Role in Stock Manipulation Scheme

Former Construction Company Owner Indicted in Nevada for Income Tax Evasion

Organizer of International Securities Fraud Ring Sentenced in New Jersey to Prison for Using Hackers to Falsely Inflate Stock Prices

Northern California Real Estate Investor Indicted on Additional Charge

New York Debt Settlement Company and Six Individuals Charged for Multi-million Dollar Scheme That Targeted Debt-ridden Consumers

Former Hedge Fund Manager Sentenced in New York to 54 Months in Prison for Insider Trading

Spiro Baltatzidis, Former Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Starwich, Inc., Sentenced in New York to Six Months in Prison for Wire Fraud

News for April, 2013

Owner of Buy-A-Home Real Estate Brokerage Sentenced in New York City Federal Court to 70 Months in Prison for Participating in Multi-million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme and Committing Perjury

New Jersey Investor Pleads Guilty for Role in Bid-Rigging Scheme at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions

Former New York Fund Manager Pleads Guilty in Connection with Multi-Million Dollar Commodities Fraud Scheme

Former Investment Banker and His Associate Plead Guilty in San Francisco to Insider Trading Scheme

Former Credit Suisse Managing Director Pleads Guilty in Connection with Scheme to Hide Losses in Mortgage-backed Securities Trading Book

Golden First Mortgage Corp. and David Movtady Named in Mortgage Fraud Lawsuit for Fraudulently Certified Loans

Former Stock Broker Pleads Guilty in New York Federal Court to Insider Trading Charges

News for March, 2013

Australian Research Analyst Extradited on Insider Trading Charges

Former Chief Information Officer of Technology Company and Hedge Fund Analyst Charged in New York with Insider Trading

Former Galleon Portfolio Manager Rengan Rajaratnam Charged with Insider Trading in New York

Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force Executive Director Michael J. Bresnick at the Exchequer Club of Washington, D.C.

Florida Investment Adviser Arrested in Connection with $8 Million Securities Fraud Schemes

Former Chairman and CEO of West End Financial Advisors Sentenced in New York Federal Court to 42 Months in Prison for Securities Fraud

Investment Research Firm President Sentenced in New York Federal Court to One Year and One Day in Prison for Insider Trading Conspiracy Charge

Orange County Couple Sentenced in California to Prison in Federal Fraud Case for Bilking Seven Banks out of Nearly $5 Million

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart F. Delery Speaks at the Second Annual Consumer Protection Summit

Former City Finance Dept. Employee Sentenced for Wire Fraud

News for February, 2013

Bank Executive Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme in California

Virgin Islands-based Investment Adviser Arrested for Multimillion Dollar Investment Fraud Scheme in Virgin Islands

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Texas Champion Bank to Resolve Allegations of Lending Discrimination

Florida-Based Lender Processing Services Inc. to Pay $35 Million in Agreement to Resolve Criminal Fraud Violations Following Guilty Plea from Subsidiary CEO

Former Hedge Fund Founder Steven Fortuna Sentenced in New York City Federal Court for Insider Trading

New York Business Owner Arrested for Allegedly Running a $1.5 Million Ponzi Scheme

Philadelphia Businessman and New Jersey Lawyer Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court in Connection with Multiple Investment Fraud Schemes

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against S&P

Former Financial Consultant Karl Motey Sentenced in New York City Federal Court for Insider Trading

California Man Pleads Guilty to $80 Million Ponzi Scheme

News for January, 2013

Hedge Fund Analyst Sentenced in New York City Federal Court for Insider Trading Scheme

Connecticut RMBS Trader Charged with Securities Fraud, Defrauding TARP Program

Nine Charged in $10 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Rockland County, N.Y., Accountant Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for $6 Million Ponzi Scheme

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Community State Bank Regarding Alleged Lending Discrimination in Michigan

Idaho Businessman Convicted of Income Tax Evasion

Former Xpress Flex, Inc. and Payroll America, Inc. Owner Sentenced to 51 Months for Fraud and Filing a False Tax Return

News for December, 2012

Owner of Buy-A-Home Real Estate Brokerage Firm Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Multimillion-dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the UBS Press Conference

Two Former Portfolio Managers Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Insider Trading Schemes That Netted More Than $72 Million in Illegal Profits

Las Vegas Man Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Foreclosure Rescue Scam and Theft of Government Funds

British Contractor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Wire Fraud Conspiracy Related to Iraq Reconstruction Efforts

Former Rochdale Securities Trader Arrested in Connecticut

Justice Department Recovers Nearly $5 Billionin False Claims Act Cases in Fiscal Year 2012

News for November, 2012

New Jersey Man Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Half-Billion Dollar Fraud Scheme with Thousands of Victims Worldwide

Two Former Stock Brokers Charged In New York For Insider Trading Scheme That Netted $1 Million

Former Executive at Florida-Based Lender Processing Services Inc. Admits Role in Mortgage-Related Document Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Announces $15 Million Settlement with Delaware Bank Accused of Consumer Fraud

SEC Charges J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse with Misleading Investors in RMBS Offerings

Justice Department Announces Sweep of Criminal and Civil Business Opportunity Cases

Las Vegas Woman Convicted for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

North Carolina Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Scheme for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Former Vice President of Investor Relations for a Georgia Company Indicted in Long-Running Insider Trading Schemes

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

News for October, 2012

Denver Insurance Executive Indicted for Insider Trading

Expert Networking Firm Consultant Sentenced in New York to One Year and One Day in Prison for Insider Trading Conspiracy Charge

Former Chairman Of Consulting Firm And Board Director, Rajat Gupta, Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Two Years In Prison For Insider Trading

President of Costa Rican Company Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Half-Billion Dollar Fraud Scheme with Thousands of Victims Worldwide

Former Officers of American Mortgage Specialists Inc. Plead Guilty in North Dakota to Conspiracy in $27 Million Fraud Against Bnc National Bank

Three Former Financial Services Executives Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison for Roles in Conspiracies Involving Investment Contracts for the Proceeds of Municipal Bonds

Connecticut Man Sentenced to Serve Two Years in Prison for Running Investment Fraud Scheme

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Southeastern Regional Investor Fraud Summit

Justice Department Settles with Florida Bus Companies Over Accessibility Violations

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Distressed Homeowner Initiative Press Conference

Arrests Announced of Two Sales Brokers in Broker-dealer Mark-up Scheme

Ponzi Schemer Sentenced to More Than Eight Years in Federal Prison

Software Company CEO Charged in New York for $2 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group Press Conference

Investor Fraud Summits Across the Country Arm Consumers with Information to Protect Retirement Funds and Life Savings

News for September, 2012

Former Hedge Fund Research Analyst Pleads Guilty in New York Federal Court to Insider Trading Charges

Hampton Roads, Va., Developer Sentenced to 138 Months in Prison for Massive Bank and Historic Tax Credit Fraud

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the AARP 2012 National Event

California Man Charged with Multimillion Dollar Loan Fraud

Two Hedge Fund Managers Sentenced in New York to Three Year Prison Terms for Defrauding Investors of Nearly $1 Million

Former Vice President of Pierce Commercial Bank Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Connecticut Resident Charged with Running Ponzi Scheme

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Luther Burbank Savings to Resolve Allegations of Lending Discrimination in California

Former Bank Executive Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme

Westport Man Sentenced to 45 Months in Federal Prison for Multimillion Dollar Bank Fraud Scheme

Former Tech Company Employee Pleads Guilty in New York Federal Court to Insider Trading Scheme

News for August, 2012

Three Former UBS Executives Convicted for Frauds Involving Contracts Related to the Investment of Municipal Bond Proceeds

FinCEN Reports Mortgage Fraud SARs Increased in 2011 Even as Fourth Quarter Level Decreased

Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty to Foreclosure Rescue Scam and Theft of Government Funds

Virginia Developer and Restaurateur Pleads Guilty to Massive Bank Fraud

California Hedge Fund Manager Found Guilty for Insider Trading

Twelve-Year Federal Fugitive Indicted for Fraud and Identity Theft in Nationwide Foreclosure Rescue Scam

Northern California Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Leader of $50 Million Fraud Ring Sentenced in Minnesota to 324 Months in Prison

Operators of Several Loan Modification Scams Plead Guilty in San Diego to Defrauding Homeowners

Former Deloitte Partner Pleads Guilty in Chicago to Illegally Profiting $420,000 from Insider Trading Involving Firm’s Clients

Bristol-Myers Squibb Executive Arrested on Insider Trading Charges

News for July, 2012

Connecticut Woman Who Ran $2 Million Ponzi Scheme Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Investor Fraud

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Fraud Prevention Partnership Announcement Event

Oregon-Based Research Consultant Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Insider Trading Charges

Alabama Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Conspiracies to Rig Bids and Commit Mail Fraud for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Former Financial Services Executive Indicted for His Participation in a Far-Reaching Conspiracy and Scheme to Defraud Involving Investment Contracts for the Proceeds of Municipal Bonds

Former McKinsey Senior Partner Anil Kumar Sentenced in New York for Illegal Insider Trading

Former New York Employee of a Financial Institution Pleads Guilty for His Role in Fraud Conspiracy Involving Municipal Bonds

Owner and Sales Manager of Buy-A-Home Real Estate Brokerage Charged in New York for Participating in $7.5 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Executives, Borrowers Indicted in Massive Fraud That Led to Collapse of Virginia’s Bank of the Commonwealth

Former Chairman of Failed Illinois Bank Pleads Guilty to Concealing Personal Interest in Loans from U.S. Regulators

New York Financial Advisor Charged in Ponzi Scheme

CEO of Axius Inc. and Finance Professional Indicted for Alleged Roles in Scheme to Bribe Stock Brokers and Manipulate Stock Prices

News for June, 2012

Second Owner of Houston-area Home Health Care Agency Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Role in $5.2 Million Medicare Fraud

Two Alabama Real Estate Investors and Their Company Indicted for Conspiracies to Rig Bids and Commit Mail Fraud for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Barclays Bank PLC Admits Misconduct Related to Submissions for the London Interbank Offered Rate and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate and Agrees to Pay $160 Million Penalty

Mortgage Fraud Summits Arm Distressed Homeowners with Information to Protect Them from Scams

Loan Officer Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme That Resulted in More Than $9.2 Million in Losses

Connecticut Father and Daughter Charged with Operating Fraudulent Debt Elimination Scheme

Former Chief Investment Officer of Stanford Financial Group Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice

Former Corporate Chairman of Consulting Firm and Board Director Rajat Gupta Found Guilty of Insider Trading in Manhattan Federal Court

Repeat Fraudster Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay More Than $2.6 Million for Scamming Morgan Stanley, Hotel Development Companies in Separate Frauds

Connecticut Contractor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Former Community Action Senior Auditor Pleads Guilty to Bribery Involving Federal Funds

Former President of Arkansas Transportation Company Sentenced to 24 Months for Embezzlment of Funds from Employee Pension Plan

CEO and Head Trader of Bankrupt Sentinel Management Indicted in Chicago in Alleged $500 Million Fraud Scheme Prior to Firm’s 2007 Collapse

News for May, 2012

Justice Department Reaches $21 Million Settlement to Resolve Allegations of Lending Discrimination by Suntrust Mortgage

Connecticut Woman Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Federal Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS) Working Group Announces New Resources to Investigate RMBS Misconduct

Investment Club Manager Sentenced in Virginia to 12 Years in Prison for $40 Million Fraud

Yahoo! Executive and California Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Plead Guilty in New York for Insider Trading

Connecticut Man Admits $7 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

Connecticut Man Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Defrauding Individuals and Lenders of More Than $1.5 Million

Executives at Debt Collection Agency Admit Roles in $10 Million Client, Lender and Investor Fraud Scheme

Three Former Financial Services Executives Convicted for Roles in Conspiracies Involving Investment Contracts for the Proceeds of Municipal Bonds

Investor Pleads Guilty in New York to Engaging in Market Manipulation Schemes Involving Two Different Stocks

Dallas Man Sentenced in Half Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Former Sky Capital CEO Sentenced in New York to 12 Years in Prison for Committing Massive Investment Fraud and Stock Manipulation Scheme

Three Connecticut Women Charged with Overseeing “Gifting Tables” Pyramid Scheme

Justice Department Sues Princeton Review for Claiming Reimbursement for Tutoring Services It Did Not Provide

News for April, 2012

President of Costa Rican Company Convicted in Half a Billion Dollar Fraud Scheme with Thousands of Victims Worldwide

Alabama Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Conspiracies to Rig Bids and Commit Mail Fraud for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Two Northern California Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

FinCEN Reports Mortgage Fraud SARs Increased in 2011 Even as Fourth Quarter Level Decreased

Construction Giant Lend Lease (fka Bovis) Charged with Defrauding Clients in Three Separate Schemes – Will Pay Over $50 Million and Institute Comprehensive Reforms

New Jersey Financial Investor and His Company Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions

Alabama Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Conspiracies to Rig Bids and Commit Mail Fraud for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Virginia Businessman Indicted for Alleged $11 Million Historic Tax Credit Fraud Scheme

Three Charged in New York in Connection with Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Schemes

Former Executive of New York-Based Tax Liens Company Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions in New Jersey

Chief Executive Officer of Holding Company Charged with Bank Fraud Arising out of $750 Million Check Kiting Scheme

Two Involved in Eastern Connecticut Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Federal Prison

Leader of $66 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty in New York

Importers Charged in New York Wtih Securities Fraud

Justice Department Alleges GFI Mortgage Bankers Engaged in Illegal Lending Discrimination

News for March, 2012

New York Financial Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions in New Jersey

National Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Permanently Enjoined

Former Chief Financial Officer of Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme

Former Human Resources Consultant Pleads Guilty in Manhattan to Insider Trading Scheme That Netted More Than $1.1 Million in Illegal Profits

Federal Authorities Arrest 19 Persons in Operation “Open Market”

Business Consultant Pleads Guilty in New York to Insider Trading

BCI Aircraft Leasing Inc., and Its Owner Convicted in Illinois in $50 Million Fraudulent Financing Scheme

$25 Billion Mortgage Servicing Agreement Filed in Federal Court

Philip R. Lochmiller Sr. Sentenced to Over 33 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiracy, Money Laundering Conspiracy, Money Laundering and Mail Fraud

Allen Stanford Convicted in Houston for Orchestrating $7 Billion Investment Fraud Scheme

Former FDA Chemist Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Insider Trading

Two Individuals Charged for Alleged Participation in New Haven, Connecticut, Mortgage Fraud Schemes

Hospice Provider Odyssey Healthcare Agrees to Pay $25 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

News for February, 2012

Hedge Fund Managers Sentenced in Georgia to Prison for $30 Million Plus Fraud Scheme

Two Indicted in San Francisco in $129 Million Ponzi Scheme Case

Lawsuit Against Flagstar Bank for Fraudulent Mortgage Lending Practices Filed and Simultaneously Settled in New York for $132.8 Million and Other Concessions

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at Columbia University Law School on Preventing and Combating Financial Fraud

Oregon-Based Research Consultant Charged with Insider Trading in New York

Commodities Pool Operator Pleads Guilty in New York in Connection with a Ponzi Scheme

Two Health Care Transaction Software Company Co-Founders Sentenced in Chicago to 15 and 13 Years in Prison for $75 Million Investment Fraud and Raiding $18 Million from Custodial Health Care Expense Accounts

Operators of Mortgage Loan Modification Business Plead Guilty in California to Conspiracy to Commit Fraud

Bakersfield, Calif., Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and to a Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Two Separate Cases

Attorney General Eric Holder Launches Consumer Protection Working Group to Combat Consumer Fraud

Federal Government and State Attorneys General Reach $25 Billion Agreement with Five Largest Mortgage Servicers to Address Mortgage Loan Servicing and Foreclosure Abuses

Las Vegas Real Estate Agent and Mortgage Broker Convicted for Their Roles in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Principal of Offshore Brokerage Firm and Las Vegas Stock Promoter Convicted in Miami for $7 Million Stock Manipulation Scam

News for January, 2012

Attorney General Holder Speaks at the Announcement of the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force’s New Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group

Mortgage Broker Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Colorado Resident Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors in Texas Real Estate Scheme

Connecticut Resident Admits Role in Decade-long Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Bridgeport

Hedge Fund Ceo Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to One Year and One Day in Prison for Insider Trading Scheme That Netted Nearly $2.5 Million in Profits

Folsom, Calif., Man Pleads Guilty to $19 Million Fraud Scheme

CDR Financial Products Executive and Former Executive Plead Guilty in New York to Bid-Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies Related to Municipal Bond Investments

Austin, Texas, Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud and Identity Theft in Connection with Nationwide Foreclosure-rescue Scheme

Man Pleads Guilty in $3.4 Million Las Vegas Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Clovis, Calif., Businessman Deported from Panama to Face Federal Charges of Defrauding Investors of $3.2 Million

News for December, 2011

CDR Financial Products and Its Owner Plead Guilty to Bid-Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies Related to Municipal Bond Investments

GE Funding Capital Market Services Inc. Admits to Anticompetitive Conduct by Former Traders in the Municipal Bond Investments Market and Agrees to Pay $70 Million to Federal and State Agencies

Principal and Co-Owner of North Carolina Company Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Commodities Trading Investors

Expert Networking Firm Sales Manager Sentenced in New York to 30 Months in Prison for Insider Trading Scheme

Attorney Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Stock Fraud

Former Controller at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC Pleads Guilty

Five Individuals Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Real Estate Foreclosure Auctions

Former Army Corps of Engineers Employee Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison for Accepting Bribes from Iraqi Contractors

Wachovia Bank N.A. Admits to Anticompetitive Conduct by Former Employees in the Municipal Bond Investments Market and Agrees to Pay $148 Million to Federal and State Agencies

Accountant and Real Estate Developer Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating $1.5 Million Check Kiting Scheme

Alabama Real Estate Investor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Rig Bids for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Former Portfolio Manager Charged in New York with Fraudulently Overvaluing Hedge Fund Assets

News for November, 2011

Florida Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for $30 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Tenth Person Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Fraudulently Control Condominium Homeowners’ Associations in Las Vegas

Ninth Person Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Fraudulently Control Condominium Homeowners’ Associations in Las Vegas

Owner of Miami Company Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Scheme to Defraud the U.S. Export-Import Bank

News for October, 2011

Eight Northern California Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Florida Resident Charged with Defrauding New Jersey Firms and Investors in Securities and Investment Fraud Schemes

Former Bank President Pleads Guilty in Multi-million Dollar Bank Fraud Conspiracy and Perjury in Atlanta

Former New York Investment Company Owner and President Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Long Island Woman Admits Role in Decade-Long Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Bridgeport

Former New York Attorney Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Insider Trading

Agreement Announced with New York Mortgage Foreclosure Law Firm to Overhaul Its Practices and Pay $2 Million Fine

Former Capitol Investments Cfo and Accountant Sentenced to Years in Prison for Roles in $930 Million Ponzi Scheme

Commodity Pool Operator Admits to Fraud Schemes and Tax Evasion in New Jersey

News for September, 2011

Virginia Real Estate Businessman Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Mortgage and Investment Fraud Schemes

Twenty South Florida Residents Charged in $40 Million Bank and Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Houston-based Principals of A&O Entities Sentenced in Virginia for $100 Million Fraud Scheme

Former Chief Operating Officer of Ohio Credit Union Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

Connecticut Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Fourth Las Vegas Resident Pleads Guilty in Connection with Scheme to Fraudulently Control Condominium Homeowners' Associations

Investment Club Manager Pleads Guilty to $40 Million Fraud

Expert-Networking Firm Executive Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Conspiring to Commit Insider Trading Offenses

Former Technology Company Account Manager Sentenced in New York to 18 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Engage in Insider Trading

Alabama Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Rig Bids for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Las Vegas Woman Pleads Guilty in Connection with Scheme to Fraudulently Control Condominium Homeowners’ Associations

New York Accountant Pleads Guilty for Role in $2 Million Fraud Scheme

Investment Adviser Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for $16.7 Million Fictitious Investment Program Scam

Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with Fraud Scheme to Gain Control of Condominium Homeowners' Associations

News for August, 2011

Connecticut Man Sentenced to 66 Months in Prison for Insider Trading

Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with Fraud Scheme to Gain Control of Condominium Homeowners’ Associations

Three New Jersey Investors Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions

Former Duane Reade CEO Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Three Years in Prison for Securities Fraud

Attorney Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Insider Trading Scheme in New York

Investment Advisor Sentenced to 58 Months in Prison for $2.4 Million Fraud Targeting Union Pension Fund and Other Investors in New Jersey and New York

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty for His Role in $17 Million Ponzi Scheme

Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Marvell Finance Employee Charged in New York with Insider Trading Conspiracy

Father and Son Plead Guilty in New York for Insider Trading Scheme That Netted More Than $5 Million in Profits

Arkansas Attorney Pleads Guilty to $47 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

Mortgage Fraud Takedown Leads to Charges Against 27 South Florida Residents

Manager of Mortgage Brokerage Firm, Bridgewater Funding LLC, Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 60 Months in Prison for His Participation in a Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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GENERAL INFORMATION
About the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force

 Leadership
Loretta E. Lynch,
Attorney General, Chair
Sally Q. Yates,
Deputy Attorney General, Vice Chair
 Contact
Virginia Chavez Romano,
Executive Director
(202) 514-2000
Task Force Partners

Task Force Subcommittees

 

Victims' Rights

Intelligence and Resources

Enforcement

Task Force Working Groups

 

Financial Institution Fraud

Grant Fraud

Loan Fraud and Discrimination

Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

Securities and Commodities Fraud