Category Archives: Fraud

Todd and Julie Chrisley Found Guilty on Federal Charges

Todd and Julie Chrisley, stars of the reality television show “Chrisley Knows Best,” were recently found guilty in Atlanta on federal charges including bank fraud and tax evasion. The Chrisleys were initially indicted in August 2019 and a new indictment … Continue reading

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Alabama Man Ordered to Pay $12M, Serve 15 Years for Fraud

An Alabama man who pleaded guilty to using bank fraud to live a lavish lifestyle that involved owning a private jet and high-end cars like Lamborghinis and Ferraris was sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $12 … Continue reading

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Woman Led Unemployment Fraud Ring from Prison, Prosecutors Say

A California woman serving a life sentence for murder led a scheme to collect at least $2 million in unemployment benefits using stolen identities, including those of other incarcerated people, according to federal prosecutors. Natalie Le DeMola was one of … Continue reading

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Former Accounting Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Funds From Johnson Co. District Court

A Kansas woman pleaded guilty to federal charges of wire fraud and filing a false tax return related to a scheme to embezzle money from the Johnson County District Court in Olathe, Kansas. Court documents indicate that Dawna Kellogg stole … Continue reading

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Doctor Sentenced in $12 Million Medicare Fraud and Device Adulteration Scheme

Donald Woo Lee, a California doctor, was sentenced to 93 months in prison for defrauding Medicare, re-packaging single-use catheters for re-use on patients, and submitting false declarations in a bankruptcy proceeding. Court documents indicate that Lee recruited Medicare beneficiaries to … Continue reading

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Three Family Members Sentenced in USDA Crop Loan and Bankruptcy Fraud Schemes

Aimee and Donald Rosenbaum, along with their son, Marshal Rosenbaum were recently sentenced in federal court for their roles in crop loan and bankruptcy fraud schemes. Aimee was sentenced to 78 months of imprisonment and faces hefty fines, fees, and … Continue reading

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Former Kentucky prosecutor, wife plead guilty to wire fraud

Michael T. Hogan was the county attorney in Lawrence County when he conspired with his wife to pocket delinquent tax funds collected by the office, according to the U.S. Attorney in Lexington. Federal prosecutors said Hogan paid his wife, Joy … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Relief Fraud Potentially Totals $100 Billion, Secret Service Says

The U.S. Secret Service said that nearly $100 billion has potentially been stolen from COVID-19 relief programs designed to help individuals and businesses harmed by the pandemic. The funds have “attracted the attention of individuals and organized criminal networks” world-wide, … Continue reading

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NC man’s seminars on defrauding the IRS cost the government $38 million, feds say

Mehef Bey, who went by the alias Arthur Daniels, traveled the country recruiting people to file bogus tax returns seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds from the Internal Revenue Service, according to federal prosecutors. He succeeding in recruiting … Continue reading

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Financial Adviser Barred by SEC, Files for Bankruptcy

A former financial adviser barred from the industry over accusations he defrauded clients has filed for bankruptcy. Michael F. Shillin filed for chapter 7 at the end of November in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He … Continue reading

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