U.S. Marshal’s Service

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Fugitives Charged In Michigan Ponzi Scheme Captured By U.S. Marshals, Police In Tennessee; Rita Gosselin And Husband Had Been On The Lam Since April

Fugitives Charged In Michigan Ponzi Scheme Captured By U.S. Marshals, Police In Tennessee; Rita Gosselin And Husband Had Been On The Lam Since April

In December 2009, Rita Gosselin was indicted for racketeering in Michigan. Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox said she was at the helm of a real-estate Ponzi scheme involving promissory notes. In April 2010, Gosselin, 58, was alleged to have cut a monitoring device and fled the the state with her husband, Richard Gosselin, 62. The […]

MYTH-SHATTERING CASE: Local Prosecutors Extradite Ronald Paul Shade From Thailand To Face Real-Estate Ponzi Charges; Shade Also Accused Of ‘Financial Elder Abuse’

MYTH-SHATTERING CASE: Local Prosecutors Extradite Ronald Paul Shade From Thailand To Face Real-Estate Ponzi Charges; Shade Also Accused Of 'Financial Elder Abuse'

EDITOR’S NOTE: The PP Blog has covered a number of stories in which U.S. residents living overseas were extradited to the United States to face Ponzi charges. The case against Ronald Paul Shade is another one — and it’s one that demonstrates that an extradition can occur even if a defendant is not charged with […]

Prosecution, INetGlobal Strike Interim Agreement That Frees Money To Pay Employees, Insurance Under Court Supervision

Prosecution, INetGlobal Strike Interim Agreement That Frees Money To Pay Employees, Insurance Under Court Supervision

UPDATED 6:14 P.M. ET (U.S.A., JAN. 20, 2011.) Employees of an Internet company under federal investigation amid allegations it was operating a Ponzi scheme have received some good news: a sum of $125,000 has been released to pay their past-due salaries and $25,000 has been released to pay their past-due healthcare benefits. Meanwhile, $200,000 per […]

INetGlobal Operator Steve Renner In Custody Of U.S. Marshals Service To Begin Sentence In Tax Case

INetGlobal Operator Steve Renner In Custody Of U.S. Marshals Service To Begin Sentence In Tax Case

Steve Renner is in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service, the agency said this afternoon. Renner, 55, was the operator of the INetGlobal autosurf. He was convicted of income-tax evasion in December 2009. On May 5, he was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank to 18 months in prison, although Renner was not […]

BULLETIN: Ponzi Suspect Alan Todd May, On Lam From Dallas And Wanted By U.S. Secret Service, Captured In San Francisco

BULLETIN: Ponzi Suspect Alan Todd May, On Lam From Dallas And Wanted By U.S. Secret Service, Captured In San Francisco

BULLETIN: Ponzi suspect Alan Todd May of Dallas has been captured by the U.S. Marshals Service in San Francisco. May, 45, was wanted by the U.S. Secret Service. In March, the SEC accused May of running an oil-and-gas Ponzi scheme through companies variously known as Prosper Oil & Gas Inc. and Prosper Energy Inc. May, […]

U.S. Marshals, FBI, Police Capture Ponzi Figure Who Ducked Sentencing; Michael Derrick Peninger Returned To Jail Amid Reports He Cut Transmitter On Electronic Monitoring Device

U.S. Marshals, FBI, Police Capture Ponzi Figure Who Ducked Sentencing; Michael Derrick Peninger Returned To Jail Amid Reports He Cut Transmitter On Electronic Monitoring Device

Michael Derrick Peninger was captured yesterday, nine days after he failed to show up for sentencing court in a South Carolina Ponzi scheme case. Authorities said he cut the transmitter on an electronic monitoring device he was ordered to wear prior to fleeing April 12. A federal magistrate judge jailed Peninger yesterday after he was […]

Federal Judge Dispatches U.S. Marshals To Arrest Convicted Ponzi Schemer; Michael Derrick Peninger Did Not Show Up At Sentencing Court In South Carolina

Federal Judge Dispatches U.S. Marshals To Arrest Convicted Ponzi Schemer; Michael Derrick Peninger Did Not Show Up At Sentencing Court In South Carolina

UPDATED 5:45 P.M. EDT (U.S.A.) A federal judge has issued a bench warrant for Michael Derrick Peninger after Peninger did not show up for sentencing yesterday in a $7 million, Ponzi-scheme case in South Carolina. Peninger, 50, of Charleston, was convicted in October of eight counts of mail fraud and one count of making a […]

NEWS/UPDATES: Feds Charge Donald Young In Massive Ponzi In Pennsylvania; Matthew Pizzolato Pleads Guilty In Louisiana; Jeffrey Mowen Loses Cars In Utah; ‘Today’ Show Interviews Daughter Who Turned In Mom For Ponzi

NEWS/UPDATES: Feds Charge Donald Young In Massive Ponzi In Pennsylvania; Matthew Pizzolato Pleads Guilty In Louisiana; Jeffrey Mowen Loses Cars In Utah; 'Today' Show Interviews Daughter Who Turned In Mom For Ponzi

A grand jury has returned an indictment against a suburban Philadelphia man, accusing him of operating a Ponzi scheme that gathered at least $95 million and fleeced investors of more than $25 million. Charged criminally with mail fraud and money-laundering was Donald Anthony Young, who also has been sued by the SEC. Meanwhile, Matthew Pizzolato […]

Ohio Attorney Charged In Ponzi Scheme And Tax Case Indicted For Failure To Show At Trial; Dale Zucker On The Lam Since Jan. 26; U.S. Marshals Investigating

Ohio Attorney Charged In Ponzi Scheme And Tax Case Indicted For Failure To Show At Trial; Dale Zucker On The Lam Since Jan. 26; U.S. Marshals Investigating

A Cleveland attorney with ties to Texas and Florida has been indicted for failure to appear at his trial in a Ponzi scheme case, federal prosecutors said. Dale P. Zucker, a medical-malpractice and personal-injury attorney who practiced in Cleveland and Chagrin Falls, was indicted in August 2009 for mail fraud and filing false tax returns. […]

BULLETIN: Trevor Cook Jailed For Contempt In Minnesota Ponzi Scheme Case; Judge Orders Him To Surrender $27 Million, Submarine, Houseboat, More

BULLETIN: Trevor Cook Jailed For Contempt In Minnesota Ponzi Scheme Case; Judge Orders Him To Surrender $27 Million, Submarine, Houseboat, More

UPDATED 7:55 P.M. ET (U.S.A.) A federal judge has ordered Trevor Cook jailed for not turning over assets in a Minnesota Ponzi scheme case brought by the SEC. Chief U.S. District Judge Michael J. Davis found Cook in civil contempt of court. U.S. Marshals “escorted Cook from the courtroom to jail,” the SEC said. “Mr. […]

KA-BOOM! SEC Files Emergency Action In Alleged Richard Elkinson ‘Uniform’ Ponzi Scheme; U.S. Attorney General Warns Fraudsters, ‘You Are Writing Your Ticket To Jail’

KA-BOOM! SEC Files Emergency Action In Alleged Richard Elkinson 'Uniform' Ponzi Scheme; U.S. Attorney General Warns Fraudsters, 'You Are Writing Your Ticket To Jail'

Ka-boom! A federal judge has frozen the assets of alleged Ponzi schemer Richard Elkinson, accused of fleecing investors in Massachusetts by telling them he brokered deals for government uniforms and uniforms worn by Olympic athletes. Meanwhile, the attorney general of the United States ventured to Florida today and gave a dramatic speech at the Forum […]