Fajardo Orshan

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: 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

Florida News: TSA Employee, Gary Linder, Jr. Sentenced to 15 years in Prison for Attempted Production of Child Pornography and Enticement of a Minor

Florida – Gary Linder, Jr., a TSA employee, was sentenced in federal court on Friday to fifteen years in prison for enticing a minor to engage in illicit sexual activity and attempting to produce child pornography. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Thomas J. Jones, Acting Special Agent in … Continue reading Florida News: TSA Employee, Gary Linder, Jr. Sentenced to 15 years in Prison for Attempted Production of Child Pornography and Enticement of a Minor

Florida News: Opa-Locka Resident, Adrian Tremayne Wilson Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm

Florida  – An Opa-Locka resident was sentenced yesterday to 63 months in federal prison, after having been convicted at trial of possession of an unregistered firearm. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Ari C. Shapira, Special Agent in Charge, United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), … Continue reading Florida News: Opa-Locka Resident, Adrian Tremayne Wilson Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm

Florida news: U.S. Attorney Fajardo Orshan Encourages the Public to Report Election Fraud and Voting Rights Abuses

Florida  – U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan announced today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Harry Wallace will lead the efforts of U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general elections. AUSA Wallace has been appointed to serve … Continue reading Florida news: U.S. Attorney Fajardo Orshan Encourages the Public to Report Election Fraud and Voting Rights Abuses

Florida News: Cuban National, Ivan Madrigal Zamora Pleads Guilty to Labor Trafficking and Alien Smuggling

Florida – On October 22, 2018, a Cuban national pled guilty to smuggling three women into the United States and requiring them to pay off an imposed debt through forced labor. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Mark Selby, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s, Homeland Security … Continue reading Florida News: Cuban National, Ivan Madrigal Zamora Pleads Guilty to Labor Trafficking and Alien Smuggling

Florida News: Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida – A former South Florida attorney and a stock promoter have been charged in connection with a $1 million pump and dump securities fraud scheme involving the shares of Valentine Beauty, Inc. (“VLBI”). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s … Continue reading Florida News: Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme