Ariana Fajardo Orshan

Florida News: Mark E. Fisher, Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida – A former South Florida attorney and a stock promoter pled guilty today in connection with a $1 million pump and dump securities fraud scheme involving the shares of Valentine Beauty, Inc. (“VLBI”). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Miami Field … Continue reading Florida News: Mark E. Fisher, Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida News: Florida Man, Bryan Deneumostier Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Surreptitiously Producing and Distributing Pornographic Audio and Video Recordings of Himself Engaged in Sexual Activity with at Least 80 Others

Florida – A Homestead, Florida man was sentenced today in federal court in Miami to 36 months in prison for surreptitiously producing and distributing pornographic audio and video recordings of himself engaging in sexual activity with multiple men. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Man, Bryan Deneumostier Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Surreptitiously Producing and Distributing Pornographic Audio and Video Recordings of Himself Engaged in Sexual Activity with at Least 80 Others

Florida News: Yacht Captain, Mauricio Alvarez Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Misconduct or Neglect that Resulted in Death

Florida – On November 28, 2018, Mauricio Alvarez was sentenced to 33 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga for his misconduct or neglect of a ship officer that resulted in the death of an individual, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1115 (Case No. 18-CR-20314). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, … Continue reading Florida News: Yacht Captain, Mauricio Alvarez Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Misconduct or Neglect that Resulted in Death

Florida News: Miami Beach Residents Charged with Wire Fraud in Connection with Fraudulent Online Car Sales Website

Florida – Merkourios Alexopoulos, 46, and Sabrina Schnekker, 32, of Miami Beach, were arrested on an indictment charging them with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud in connection with a fraudulent online car sales website. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Brian Swain, Special Agent in Charge, United … Continue reading Florida News: Miami Beach Residents Charged with Wire Fraud in Connection with Fraudulent Online Car Sales Website

United States News: Peter Vincent Cruz Pleads Guilty to Laundering Proceeds from Romance and Cyber Scams

United States – On November 16, 2018, Peter Vincent Cruz, a resident of Washington State and Alaska, pleaded guilty to money laundering charges, stemming from his decision to launder hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraud proceeds from online romance and business email compromise (“BEC”) scams, announced U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern … Continue reading United States News: Peter Vincent Cruz Pleads Guilty to Laundering Proceeds from Romance and Cyber Scams

Florida News: Brazilian National, Etevaldo Ferreira De Souza Found Guilty of Making False Statements in Naturalization Proceedings

West Palm Beach, Fa. – On November 9, 2018, Etevaldo Ferreira De Souza, 47, of West Palm Beach, was found guilty by a jury of one count of making false statements in a naturalization proceeding, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1015(a). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of … Continue reading Florida News: Brazilian National, Etevaldo Ferreira De Souza Found Guilty of Making False Statements in Naturalization Proceedings

Florida News: St. Lucie County Felon, Anthony Joseph Safiotti Convicted at Trial of Aiding and Abetting False Statements to Unlawfully Purchase a Firearm

Florida – Anthony Joseph Safiotti, 35, of St. Lucie County, was convicted by a federal jury yesterday of aiding and abetting false statements to unlawfully purchase a firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(a)(6) and 2. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and Ari C. Shapira, … Continue reading Florida News: St. Lucie County Felon, Anthony Joseph Safiotti Convicted at Trial of Aiding and Abetting False Statements to Unlawfully Purchase a Firearm

Florida News: Charter Owner Pleads Guilty to Misconduct or Neglect that Resulted in Death

Florida – Laurent Marc-Antoine Jean Maubert-Cayla pled guilty on November 5, 2018, to misconduct or neglect of a ship officer that resulted in the death of an individual, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1115. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of Florida, Zinnia P. James, Special Agent in … Continue reading Florida News: Charter Owner Pleads Guilty to Misconduct or Neglect that Resulted in Death