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News for October, 2014

Miami-Area Physician Assistant Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for $200 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

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

Bioscan Principal Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

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

Attorney General Holder Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Major Financial Fraud

Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion in Historic Justice Department Settlement for Financial Fraud Leading up to and During the Financial Crisis

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

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 Settlement to 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

Six Investors Indicted for Their Roles in Bid-Rigging Scheme at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions in New Jersey

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

Jury Returns Guilty Verdict for Nationwide Foreclosure Rescue Scam

New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Participating in Multimillion-Dollar Real Estate Fraud Scheme

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

Oregon Man Indicted for Alleged Role in $50 Million Securities Fraud 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

Former New York Hedge Fund Co-Founder Sentenced in Federal Court to 78 Months in Prison for Insider Trading

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

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

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 Goldman Sachs Vice President Pleads Guilty in New York to Fraudulently Amassing and Concealing Trading Position

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

Seven Indicted in California Builder Bailout Mortgage Fraud Scheme

News for March, 2013

Australian Research Analyst Extradited on Insider Trading Charges

New York Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Charged with Insider Trading

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.

Loan Broker Pleads Guilty in Maryland in Conspiracy to Fraudulently Obtain Over $100 Million in Sba-backed Loans

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

Justice Department Secures Nearly $2 Billion in Consumer Protection Cases in 2012

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

Federal Jury Finds Two Guilford Women Guilty of Overseeing “Gifting Tables” Pyramid Scheme

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

Former Galleon Group Employee and Hedge Fund Founder Ali Far Sentenced in New York Federal Court for Insider Trading

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

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Stuart F. Delery Speaks at the Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against S&P

Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the Press Conference Announcing Lawsuit Against S&P

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

Former Consultant, Roomy Khan, Sentenced in New York City Federal Court for Insider Trading and Obstruction of Justice

Connecticut RMBS Trader Charged with Securities Fraud, Defrauding TARP Program

California Hedge Fund Manager Doug Whitman Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison in Manhattan Federal Court for Insider Trading

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

Oregon-based Research Consultant John Kinnucan Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 51 Months in Prison for Insider Trading Scheme

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

UBS Securities Japan Co. Ltd. to Plead Guilty to Felony Wire Fraud for Long-running Manipulation of LIBOR Benchmark Interest Rates

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the UBS Press Conference

Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer 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

Los Angeles-area Church Pastor Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering and Conspiring with Doctors, Others to Defraud Medicare of More Than $11 Million

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

Husband and Wife Sentenced in Virginia for Investment Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Forfeits More Than $11 Million in Fraud Proceeds Located in Southern Florida on Behalf of an Australian Criminal Prosecution

Detroit-Area Physical Therapy Assistant Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Role in $13.8 Million Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

HSBC Holdings Plc. and HSBC Bank USA N.A. Admit to Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Violations, Forfeit $1.256 Billion in Deferred Prosecution Agreement

Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer Speaks at the HSBC Press Conference

Former Dallas Securities Broker Pleads Guilty in Oklahoma for Role in Stock Manipulation Scheme

Brooklyn, N.Y., Doctor Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Role in Medicare and Private Insurance Fraud Scheme

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

Standard Chartered Bank Agrees to Forfeit $227 Million for Illegal Transactions with Iran, Sudan, Libya, and Burma

Las Vegas Playboy Bloods Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Charges

Former Rochdale Securities Trader Arrested in Connecticut

Justice Department Recovers Nearly $5 Billion in 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

Former Director of Accounting and Outside Auditor of American Mortgage Specialists Inc. Plead Guilty to Roles in Fraud Against BNC National Bank

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

Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group Members Announce Charges Against Credit Suisse

Former Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Charged in New York for $276 Million Insider Trading Scheme Involving Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Trial

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

Rhode Island Estate Planning CEO & Employee Plead Guilty to Obtaining Millions in Death Benefits and Investments in the Names of Terminally Ill Individuals

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

Hedge Fund Principal Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Over $1 Million in Investor Funds

President of Investment Fund Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Perpetrating $2 Million Ponzi 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

Three Are Convicted of Fraud Involving Recovery Funds

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

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

Seventeen Members of a North Carolina Racketeering Enterprise Indicted on Investment Fraud, Mortgage Fraud and Related Charges

Bank of America Sued in New York for Over $1 Billion for Multi-year Mortgage Fraud Against Government Sponsored Entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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

Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force Members Reveal Results of Distressed Homeowner Initiative

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

Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group Members Announce First Legal Action

U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado John Walsh Speaks at the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group Press Conference

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

Florida Businessman Pleads Guilty in Connection with $13 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Phony Shares of Facebook and Groupon Stock

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

Additional Charges Filed Against Former Employees of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC

Pennsylvania Foreclosure Rescue Scammers Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison

Indictment Filed Charging Financial Executives with Fraudulent Schemes

News for September, 2012

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

Suspect Arrested in California for Multimillion Dollar Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

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

Grand Jury Indicts 11 Linked to an Inland Empire Loan Modification Scam That Targeted Financially Distressed Homeowners

Former Vice President of Pennsylvania Lending Institution Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme

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

Florida Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Wire Fraud in Massive Internet-based Ponzi Scheme

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

Former Georgia Nursing Home Operator Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Health Care Fraud & Tax Fraud

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

Three Indicted in New York in $5 Million Fraud Scheme

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

Miami Home Health Care Agency Owner Pleads Guilty in $42 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

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

Last of Seven Defendants Sentenced in Amerifirst Securities Fraud Case

Detroit-Area Health Care Clinic Manager Sentenced to Serve 40 Months in Prison for Role in $8.5 Million Diagnostic Testing Fraud Scheme

Owners and Employees of Houston Mental Health Company and Patient Recruiters Charged for Alleged Roles in $97 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Obama Administration Announces Ground-breaking Public-private Partnership to Prevent Health Care Fraud

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

Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Sentenced to 78 Months for Operating a Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

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

Operators of Mortgage Loan Modification Business Sentenced in California for Conspiracy to Commit Fraud

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

Hedge Fund Principal Charged in New York Federal Court with Securities Fraud, Investment Adviser Fraud and Wire Fraud

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

Connecticut Attorney Admits Participating in $10 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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

GlaxoSmithKline to Plead Guilty and Pay $3 Billion to Resolve Fraud Allegations and Failure to Report Safety Data

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole Speaks at the GSK Press Conference

Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division Stuart F. Delery Speaks at the GSK Press Conference

News for June, 2012

Pennsylvania Man Charged with Fraud in Ambulance Scheme

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

Peter Madoff, Former Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Managing Director at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, Pleads Guilty in New York to Securities Fraud and Tax Fraud Conspiracy

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

Fake New Jersey Hedge Fund Manager Indicted for Defrauding Victims in Two Scams

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

Investment Research Firm President Pleads Guilty in New York to Insider Trading Charge

Twenty-Four Arrested in Eight Countries as Part of International Cyber Crime Takedown

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

Three Former Executives Convicted for Roles in $200 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Fair Financial Company Investors

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

Former Employee of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Making False Statements

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

Corporate Lawyer Pleads Guilty in New York to Money Laundering and Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud

Connecticut Man Admits $7 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

Florida Man Pleads Guilty in Washington, D.C., to Wire Fraud in Massive Internet-based Ponzi 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

Georgia County Commissioner Charged with Attempted Extortion, Bribery and False Statements

Principal of Offshore Brokerage Firm Sentenced in Miami to 20 Years in Prison for $7 Million Stock Manipulation Scam

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

Former Naval Engineer and His Father Charged in Rhode Island in $10 Million Bribery and Kickback Conspiracy

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director James H. Freis Jr. at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Fraud Issues Conference 2012 (PDF)

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

Connecticut Resident Admits Defrauding Investors of More Than $1 Million

Former Agape World Inc. Account Representatives Charged in New York with Massive Ponzi Scheme

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

Defendant Charged in Massive Internet Fraud Scheme Extradited from Estonia Appeared in Manhattan Federal Court

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

Loan Officer Pleads Guilty for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme That Resulted in More Than $6.5 Million in Losses

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

Russian National Charged in New Jersey in $1 Million Trading Account Hack, Securities Fraud Scheme

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

Man Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 70 Months in Prison for Multi-million Dollar Investment Scheme

Former Research Analyst at Investment Firm Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Insider Trading Charges

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

U.s. Recovers $250,000 from Appraiser in New York in Civil Mortgage Fraud Case

National Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Permanently Enjoined

Two Southern California Men Plead Guilty for Their Roles in a Nationwide Breach of Credit and Debit Card Terminals at Michaels Stores Inc.

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

Foreclosure Rescue Scammer Pleads Guilty in Philadelphia

Former President of Children’s Clothing Company Carter’s Inc. Indicted in Atlanta in Multi-Million Dollar Securities Fraud Cover-Up

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

Leader of Credit Card Fraud Ring Sentenced in New York to 39 Months in Prison

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

Former Real Estate Appraiser Sentenced in Washington, D.C., to 65 Months in Prison for Mortgage Fraud

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

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

Two Financial Investors Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Municipal Tax Lien Auctions in New Jersey

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

Georgia Men Sentenced to Prison for Reverse Mortgage Scheme

Former Corporate Officers Sentenced for Stock Fraud Scam

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

Fraud Lawsuit Against CitiMortgage Inc. for Reckless Mortgage Lending Practices Filed and Simultaneously Settled in New York

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

California Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Charged with Insider Trading

Seattle Investment Fund Founder Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Ponzi Scheme and Bankruptcy Fraud

Department of Justice Reaches Agreement to Compensate Servicemembers for Wrongful Foreclosures

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

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

Jury Finds Staten Island, N.Y., Real Estate Developer Guilty of Operating a Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

California and Arizona Residents Charged in $1.5 Million Ponzi Scheme

Connecticut Man Admits Role in $3.2 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

$1 Billion to Be Paid by Bank of America to the United States

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

Connecticut Resident Admits Operating Multimillion Dollar Ponzi Scheme

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

New York Woman Indicted for Operating Ponzi Schemes

Two Former Credit Suisse Managing Directors and Vice President Charged for Fraudulently Inflating Subprime Mortgage-Related Bond Prices in Trading Book

News for January, 2012

U.S. Attorney General Holder, State and Federal Officials Announce Collaboration to Investigate Residential Mortgage-backed Securities Market

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

Florida Resident Sentenced to 14 Months in Federal Prison for Obstructing SEC Investigation

Lyme, Connecticut, Man Admits Defrauding Investors of $1.9 Million

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

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

Seven Investment Professionals Charged for Insider Trading Scheme That Allegedly Netted More Than $61.8 Million in Illegal Profits

Former CFO of New Jersey Investment Management Company Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion

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

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

Former Chief Executive Officer of Construction Supply Company Convicted in Bank Fraud Scheme

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

San Diego Investment Manager Indicted in Utah for Alleged Role in $25 Million Fraud Scheme

Houston Investment Manager Indicted in Utah for Alleged Role in $72 Million Fraud Scheme

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

$1.2 Million Recovered from New York Lender in Civil Mortrgage Fraud Case

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

Former Hedge Fund Managing Director Sentenced to 20 Years for Defrauding 900 Investors in $294 Million Scheme

Florida Businessman Arrested in Connection with $11 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

Federal Indictment Charges Estate Planning CEO & Employee with Fraudulently Obtaining Millions in Death Benefits and Investments

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

Utah Man Pleads Guilty in West Virginia to Charges Connected to Multi-million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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

Allied Home Mortgage, Ceo and Executive Vice President Sued for Fraudulent Lending Practices Currently Associated with $834 Million in Insurance Claims Paid by HUD

News for October, 2011

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

Christopher Bass Sentenced in New York to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Orchestratng Ponzi-style Fraud Scheme

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

Former Corporate Chairman and Director Charged with Insider Trading in New York

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

Hedge Fund Founder Raj Rajaratnam Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 11 Years in Prison for Insider Trading Crimes

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

Philadelphia Man Arrested in Connection with $4 Million U.S. Treasury Strip Investment Fraud Scheme

Leader of $98 Million Mortgage Fraud Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison in New York

Two New York Residents Charged with Participating in Connecticut Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Sues Bank of New York Mellon Corporation for Fraudulent Practices in Connection with Foreign Exchange Services

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

News for September, 2011

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

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with C&F Mortgage Corporation to Resolve Allegations of Lending Discrimination

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

Eight Defendants Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme in California

Former Fresno Businessman Indicted for Defrauding Investors of at Least $2.9 Million

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

Pennsylvania Pastor Charged in 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

$55 Million Being Returned to Victims of Internet Fraud

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

Owner of International Clothing Retailer Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Bank Fraud

California Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions Eighth Guilty Plea in the Investigation to Date

Former NBA Player and CEO of the George Group Charged in Ponzi Scheme

Investment Club Manager Pleads Guilty to $40 Million Fraud

Three Individuals Involved in Extensive Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Federal Prison

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

Former California Businessman Arrested for $2.4 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

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

Former Consultant and Former Investment Professional Charged for $2.6 Million Insider Trading Scheme

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

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

Texas Federal Jury Convicts Former Triton President and C.E.O. in Ponzi Scheme

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

Four Indicted for Conspiracy That Resulted in Failure of Tacoma, Washington, Bank

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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Reporting Suspected Fraud

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force

 Leadership
Eric Holder, Attorney General, Chair
 
 Contact
(202) 514-2000
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What is Financial Fraud?
What is Financial Fraud?

Financial Fraud encompasses a wide range of illegal behavior - from mortgage scams to Ponzi schemes, credit card theft to tax fraud. Everyone is affected by financial fraud.