Month: July 2020

O.C. Man Admits Operating Unlicensed ATM Network that Laundered Millions of Dollars of Bitcoin and Cash for Criminals’ Benefit

           Kais Mohammad, 36, a.k.a. “Superman29, a Yorba Linda man will plead guilty to federal criminal charges that he operated an illegal virtual-currency money services business that exchanged up to $25 million – including on behalf of criminals – through in-person transactions and a network of Bitcoin ATM-type kiosks. Mohammad agreed to plead guilty to one count of …

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Beverly Hills Surgeon and Girlfriend In Big Trouble – Accused of Stealing $52 Million in Insurance Fraud Scheme With Sober Living Patients Four others also facing felonies for finding patients for medically unnecessary surgeries and procedures to bilk insurance companies

    Dr. Randy Rosen, 57, a Beverly Hills surgeon and his girlfriend,  Liza Visamanos,  face between 88 and 56 felony counts in connection with  with recruiting and hiring numerous body brokers to find and pay patients to have medically unnecessary Naltrexone implant surgeries and cortisone shots. Both have been charged with stealing nearly $52 million in an …

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Nigerian National Brought to U.S. to Face Charges of Conspiring to Launder Hundreds of Millions of Dollars from Cybercrime Schemes

           Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, a.k.a. “Ray Hushpuppi” and “Hush,” a Nigerian national and Dubai resident who flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on social media has arrived in the United States to face criminal charges alleging he conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams, including schemes targeting a …

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Northridge Man Gets 21 Plus Years in Federal Prison for Running $3.3 Million Scheme that Used Stolen Identities of Children

            A federal judge sentenced Turhan Lemont Armstrong, 50 to 259 months in federal prison for overseeing a long-running $3.3 million credit card, loan and real estate fraud scheme using stolen identities, primarily that of children.He also has to pay $3,305,609 in restitution and forfeit two homes purchased with illicit funds obtained …

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Feds Arrest a Nineteen Year Old Man on Federal Arson Charge for Allegedly Starting Fire in Santa Monica Restaurant during Civil Disturbance

     The feds arrested Micah Tillmon, 19, a West Hills man. on federal charges alleging he started a fire that substantially damaged the Sake House by Hikari in Santa Monica on May 31. The feds have charged Tillmon one count of arson, a felony offense that carries a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in federal prison …

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Retired Postal Worker Gets Over 8 Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme Involving Bulk Mail that Caused $11.7 Million in Losses

            Juan Enrique Caudillo, 60, a former United States Postal Service employee got 100 months in federal prison for accepting bribes from business customers in exchange for falsely approving unpaid or underpaid bulk mail shipments, causing more than $11.7 million in total losses to his employer.  Caudillo also has to pay back $11,745,608.  Caudillo pleaded guilty in March …

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