Category: Wire Fraud

Victor Dandridge Gets Jail Time for Bank and Wire Fraud

Former Thompson Davis & Company financial advisor Victor M. Dandridge III (CRD# 5884409) was convicted of bank and wire fraud earlier this year and permanently barred from working in the securities industry this month. Victor Dandridge was barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for failure to provide documents relating to an investigation that… read more

NEWS: OXYwater Co-Founder and Partner Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Thomas E. Jackson, co-founder of Imperial Integrative Health Research and Development LLC (Imperial) was sentenced for wire fraud and money laundering. On March 25, Jackson was convicted of conspiracy to both commit wire fraud and money laundering, eight counts of wire fraud, and 12 counts of money laundering. He was sentenced to serve almost seven… read more

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

Lee Michael Harrison Indicted on Three Counts of Wire Fraud

Lee Michael Harrison of Oklahoma City wasindicted on June 17, 2015 with three counts of wire fraud. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, between 2010 and 2011, Harrison was in the process of establishing various restaurants and clubs in North Carolina and pitching the idea of a reality show… read more

Pamela Hass Charged with 10 Counts of Wire Fraud, 11 Counts of Money Laundering

A U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin recently announced the unsealing of an indictment charging an investment advisor with 21 counts of wire fraud and money laundering. An investment advisor from Tomahawk, Wisconsinhas been charged with 21 fraud-related counts. Last week, John W. Vaudreuil, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced… read more

David Williams Pleads Guilty to $4 Million Real Estate Investment Scam

Former President and CEO of Morgan Peabody, David Williams, recently pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion charges for his role in a nearly $4 million investment scheme involving about 60 investors. David Williams, the former president and CEO of California-basedMorgan Peabody, Inc., recently pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud and two… read more

Meyer Wilson Attorneys Investigate Allegations Involving Former David Lerner Broker Michael Thomas Lombardo

Stockbroker fraud lawyers at Meyer Wilson are currently looking into claims involving Michael T. Lombardo stealing money from clients and making unsuitable recommendations. Michael Thomas Lombardo (CRD# 4091665) was a broker at David Lerner Associates’ Westport, Connecticut office from September 2002 until March 2014. In September 2014, he pled guilty to one count of wire… read more

Former Edward Jones Advisor Jason W. Cox Accused of Stealing Money from Disabled Woman

Jason Wade Cox (CRD# 5792635), a former Edward Jones advisor in Columbus, has been accused by federal prosecutors of taking money from a disabled woman. A federal criminal complaint accuses Cox of pocketing at least $160,000 from a fund that he had set up for his client’s developmentally disabled daughter. Cox’s client wanted to set aside… read more

Ponzi Scheme Pastor Gets 10 Years in Prison

A Los Angeles area pastor wassentenced to a term of 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $7 million from 82 people. Luis Alonso Serna is a former pastor of Zion Living Word Christian Center in Chatsworth, California who recentlypleaded guilty to running a nearly $7 million Ponzi scheme. According to… read more

New York Woman Admits to Stealing Nearly $7 Million Through Ponzi Scheme

Laurie Schneider admitted earlier this year to stealing approximately $6.9 million from about 30 investors by way of a real estate Ponzi scheme. Schneider was sentenced last Friday in Central Islip federal court to three years of supervised release after three years in prison. Schneider also agreed to pay back investors for their losses. Authorities… read more