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The Court also imposed strong injunctive relief against Dish to prevent future violations. On June 2,Claude Shaw of Miramar, Florida, was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison and three years of supervised release for his participation in a fraudulent lottery scam based in Jamaica.
Shaw pleaded guilty on March 22 to one count of mail fraud in connection with his role in the scheme. In pleading guilty, Shaw admitted that from September through Augusthe participated in a scheme to defraud victims throughout the United States. Victims received telephone calls informing them that they had won more than one million dollars in a lottery, but that they needed to pay advance fees to claim their winnings.
Victims sent such fees to Shaw, who then forwarded a portion of the money to Jamaica. In all, 22 individuals were convicted of fraud in connection with Vendstar. Ten of those defendants have been sentenced to prison, and 12 have been sentenced to probation. Restitution will be decided at a later hearing.
On December 7,Palmer pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. As part of the scheme, a victim in Maryland was contacted by an individual in Jamaica and told that she had won a multi-million dollar lottery prize, but that in order to collect her lottery prize, she first had to pay taxes and fees.
The victim did not win a lottery prize and did not collect any winnings.
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Palmer and her friend kept a portion of the money, and Palmer wire transferred the rest to her Jamaican co-conspirator. In this appeal, he argued that the sentence was substantively unreasonable given, among other things, his age and health, and his non-citizenship concerns.
The Eleventh Circuit rejected both of his arguments, holding that the prison sentence was substantively reasonable and that the district court did not err in denying his motion to proceed pro se without holding a third Faretta hearing.
Felecia Roxanne Lindo Docket Number: Elderly victims of the scheme were contacted and falsely told that they had won millions of dollars in a lottery or sweepstakes.
They were told to pay thousands of dollars to Lindo and others in order to collect their winnings.
Victims never received any lottery winnings. Lindo is a Jamaican national and naturalized U.
She pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud on Sept. The agreement resolves pending state court lawsuits in Connecticut, Mississippi, and South Carolina, as well as potential claims by the Justice Department, 18 states, and the District of Columbia.
The settlement follows an investigation by the Consumer Protection Branch and the U.NORFOLK - The city of City of Norfolk responds to potential lawsuit "He also suggested that if we don't, there's a chance of a lawsuit against .
HUD's Office of Inspector General (OIG) Office of Investigation is the law enforcement component of the Department. Our special agents have experience in conducting investigations in all programs of the Department to include tenant and public housing authority (PHA) fraud, waste, and abuse.
On February 19, , Yusef Yassin Gomez (Yassin) pled guilty in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Ohio to one count of conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States in the distribution of prescription drugs without a license.
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These filings and docket sheets should not be considered . A District Court Judge in Lancaster County, Nebraska has denied Motions to Dismiss filed by Bank of America which were directed toward the homeowner’s claims against BOA and the alleged substitute trustee for declaratory relief, quiet title, accounting, conversion, and injunctive relief.
Federal Court Bars Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme Operating in Southern California: Adams, Angelina W. aka Morris, Angelina and Angie's Tax Service, INC Default Judgment and Order of Permanent Injunction Against Hileah Braxton and Tamika Donalson: Brier, Michael Federal Judge in Virginia Permanently Bars Norfolk Man .