Category: Mail Fraud

Man and Sons Charged with Stealing $18 Million in Mail, Wire Fraud Scheme

A Tennessee man, Larry Bates, and his sons, Robert and Charles, are under investigation by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The men have been indicted for carrying on mail and postal fraud that defrauded more than 300 unsuspecting customers out of $18 million dollars. Larry Bates was a former… read more

No Surprise Here: Ohio Investment Advisor Glen Galemmo Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

As investment fraud attorneys, our law firm learned about Glen Galemmo’s Ponzi scheme last summer when we started receiving frantic calls from individual investors who trusted Galemmo with their money and who were becoming concerned about whether it was a scam. Within ten minutes of talking to the first investor who contacted our office we… read more

Ohio Financial Advisor Receives 17.5-Year Prison Sentence for Fraud

Richard A. Zakarian, a former certified Ohio financial planner, was recently sentenced to 17.5 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $4.4 million in restitution after he pled guilty to two counts of wire fraud, two counts of mail fraud and one count of making and subscribing false income tax returns. His financial… read more