Advance Fee Scheme

Washington News: Spokane Man, Derrick John Fincher Sentenced to 135 Months in Federal Prison for Defrauding Individuals in Connection With Advance Fee Scheme

Spokane, Wn. – Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Derrick John Fincher, age 48, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced today after being found guilty by a jury of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud. Chief United States District Judge Thomas O. Rice sentenced Fincher to a 135-month term of … Continue reading Washington News: Spokane Man, Derrick John Fincher Sentenced to 135 Months in Federal Prison for Defrauding Individuals in Connection With Advance Fee Scheme

Maryland News: Greenbelt, Onijah Crighton, Fraudster Pleads Guilty to Scamming Elderly Victims of more than $396,000 through Advance Fee Scheme

Falsely Told Victims They Won a Lottery or Sweepstakes, but Needed to Pay Taxes or Fees in Order to Receive the Prize Greenbelt, Maryland – Onijah Crighton, age 23, of Chillum, Maryland, pleaded guilty on June 26, 2018, to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, in connection with a scheme to defraud more than … Continue reading Maryland News: Greenbelt, Onijah Crighton, Fraudster Pleads Guilty to Scamming Elderly Victims of more than $396,000 through Advance Fee Scheme