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The former head of a virtual reality company pleaded guilty to securities fraud in June 2018. Neil Chandran was a past CEO of the Sungame company. Through this company, Chandran conducted a scheme to steal millions from investors. He did this through the sale of computer tablets valued at $1,000. The perpetraitor told victims that the computer tablets showed [...]
A man from Utah received 36 months in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. This crime was affiliated with an affinity fraud scheme. This type of fraud affects members of a certain group and is normally run by someone pretending to be a part of that group. The perpetraitor's name is Ronald Wayne Leavitt. As a part of [...]
A former Texas pastor stole $23 million from the elderly through investment fraud. The perpetraitor, Timothy Lloyd Booth committed this fraud between 2014 and 2016. Before he became a full time scammer, Booth was the pastor of Way of Grace church in McKinney, Texas. Way of Grace closed its doors in 2016. During the case investigation, law enforcement officials [...]
A man from Jenkintown will serve 37 months in prison for a racketeering scheme. The operator of the scheme was Adrian Rubin who conned victims with a payday lending business. This business was fraudulent and "violated the usury laws of Pennsylvania,” states US attorney, Zane David Memeger. Between 1998 and 2012 Rubin gave victims short term loans known as [...]
Where I come from, using what’s generally referred to as “foul” language or swearing is normal, so much so that one of my childhood memories is as I was leaving Church one Sunday morning commenting, “I’m (expletive) glad that’s over” to which my Aunt coming from behind articulated herself with a cuff on my ear; “mind your (expletive) language”! [...]
In July 2018, Kyle Dennis received 7.5 years in prison for a telemarketing scam. This particular scam targeted the elderly. Dennis said that the reason behind his scam was his addiction to opioids. He also claimed that he used the scam to fund other personal expenses. Dennis operated the telemarketing scheme through Red Mountain Holding Company and Internet Advertisement [...]
In July 2018, a career criminal from Utah received an additional seven year prison sentence. This time for a telemarketing scam. The perpetraitor, Chad Gettel, created a scam that affected more than 10,000 people. According to prosecutors, these victims suffered losses of about $9 million. Gettel was already serving prison time for a mortgage fraud crime from 2015. His [...]
Dutch authorities arrested an elderly couple in October 2017. The names of the perpetraitors are Herman van O and Chun L . Tax fraud, money laundering, forgery and illegal banking were the reasons behind the couple's arrest. Their crimes involved over €41 million (about $47 million) total. The arrest occurred at the couple's home in Limburgh, Netherlands. The investigations [...]
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