Tuesday, March 29, 2011

FBI White Collar Crime Blotter News

Maryland Title Agency Operator Sentenced in $3.9 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:30:00 -0500

Anthony V. Weis, of Phoenix, Maryland, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded lenders of approximately $3.9 million in just eight months.

Leader of International Lottery Telemarketing Fraud Scheme Sentenced in New York
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:00:00 -0500

Matthew Getto was sentenced in New York to 150 months in prison for his participation in a lottery telemarketing scheme based in Israel in which he and others stole over $8 million from elderly victims in the United States between 2007 and July 2009.

Operators of Fraudulent Hedge Fund Sentenced in New York
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:10:00 -0500

Igor Levin and Yevgeny Shvartsshteyn were each sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 87 months in prison for their leadership roles in a conspiracy to defraud investors of more than $7 million through a fraudulent hedge fund.

Mexican National Sentenced in New Mexico for Narcotics Trafficking
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:05:00 -0500

Mexican citizen Erik Alonzo-Martinez was sentenced in Albuquerque, New Mexico to 70 months in prison for his narcotics trafficking conviction. He will be deported after he completes his prison sentence.

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