Archive for September 30th, 2011

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Richard Dalton, Marie Dalton Arrested In Atlanta; Colorado Couple Implicated In Bizarre Ponzi Scheme And Will Be Prosecuted In Denver By Special Government Counsel From Kansas

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: Richard Dalton, Marie Dalton Arrested In Atlanta; Colorado Couple Implicated In Bizarre Ponzi Scheme And Will Be Prosecuted In Denver By Special Government Counsel From Kansas

URGENT >> BULLETIN >> MOVING: A Colorado husband and wife have been arrested by federal agents in Atlanta and will be returned to Denver to be prosecuted by special government counsel brought in from Kansas, authorities said. Why special counsel was appointed to oversee the prosecution of Richard and Marie Dalton was not immediately clear. […]

Jury Convicts Florida Woman Who Ran Bizarre Ponzi And Fraud Scheme With Husband; Marian I. Morgan Guilty On All 22 Counts, Including Wire Fraud And Money-Laundering

Jury Convicts Florida Woman Who Ran Bizarre Ponzi And Fraud Scheme With Husband; Marian I. Morgan Guilty On All 22 Counts, Including Wire Fraud And Money-Laundering

A 57-year-old Florida woman who ducked out of the United States with her husband after becoming implicated in a $28 million HYIP/prime-bank swindle has been found guilty of wire fraud, money-laundering, conspiracy,¬†interstate/foreign transportation of stolen funds and tax crimes, U.S. Attorney Robert E. O’Neill of the Middle District of Florida announced. The investigation into the […]

BULLETIN: FLORIDA — AGAIN: CFTC Says Civil, Criminal Charges Filed Against Miami Resident Oscar Hernandez In Alleged Commodity-Pool Ponzi Scheme In Which A Customer Was Check-Waving Cheerleader

BULLETIN: FLORIDA -- AGAIN: CFTC Says Civil, Criminal Charges Filed Against Miami Resident Oscar Hernandez In Alleged Commodity-Pool Ponzi Scheme In Which A Customer Was Check-Waving Cheerleader

BULLETIN: Civil and criminal charges were filed in Florida today against Miami resident Oscar Hernandez, amid allegations he was operating a $3 million Ponzi scheme through Midway Trading Company LLC and Conquest Investment Group Inc., the CFTC said. The office of U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer of the Southern District Of Florida said Hernandez has […]

BULLETIN: Church Pastor (And Recidivist Felon) Charged In Alleged Mortgage-Fraud Caper; Michael Wilkerson Accused Of Recruiting Congregants To Dupe Bank In $6 Million Scheme

BULLETIN: Church Pastor (And Recidivist Felon) Charged In Alleged Mortgage-Fraud Caper; Michael Wilkerson Accused Of Recruiting Congregants To Dupe Bank In $6 Million Scheme

BULLETIN: A church pastor, his wife and two real-estate brokers have been charged in an elaborate mortgage-fraud caper in which congregants allegedly were recruited as “straw purchasers” in a scheme that led to a patch of foreclosures and cost Chase Manhattan Bank $3 million. Pastor Michael Wilkerson presided over New Life Millennium Life Restoration Fellowship […]

FTC: Spammer/Scammer Who Sent ‘Mind-Boggling’ Number Of Text Messages And Traded On Name Of Government Hit With Judgment, Ban

FTC: Spammer/Scammer Who Sent 'Mind-Boggling' Number Of Text Messages And Traded On Name Of Government Hit With Judgment, Ban

Phillip A. Flora of Huntington Beach, Calif., caused cell-phone bills to rise when he sent millions of unsolicited text messages. Flora sent at least 5 million such messages, a number the FTC described as mind-boggling when it sued him in February for violating the CAN-SPAM Act and the FTC Act. But spam was only part […]