Federal Fraud Charges

NEW YORK | The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance

NEW YORK— The Latest on a financial fraud probe involving Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 4:05 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney has entered a federal courtroom in New York where two people familiar with his case say he will plead guilty to federal fraud charges. Michael Cohen sat … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cohen pleading to bank fraud, campaign finance

Former Washington County Ambulance District Administrator and Wife Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

St. Louis, MO/December 14, 2017 (STL.News) – The former Administrator for the Washington County Ambulance District, William Gum, a/k/a “Mal” and his wife, Charlena Gum, a/k/a “Charli”, who also was an employee of district, were indicted on charges involving stealing from the District, an agency that receives Federal program benefits. According to the indictment, William … Continue reading Former Washington County Ambulance District Administrator and Wife Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

Former GM of Local Car Dealership Sentenced on Federal Fraud Charges

William Cafarella, sentenced to 18 months on Federal Fraud Charges St. Louis, MO/December 4, 2017 (STL.News) – William Cafarella was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to repay $201,335.25 as a result of a fraud and kickback scheme he committed in 2011 through 2013 while General Manager of West County Honda in Ellisville, … Continue reading Former GM of Local Car Dealership Sentenced on Federal Fraud Charges

Inmate Sentenced on Federal Fraud Charges Involving Check-Kiting Scheme from Prison

ST. LOUIS, MO/November 18, 2017 (STL.News) – Pierre Watson, 39, of Jennings Correction Center, was sentenced to 48 months in prison on Thursday, November 16, 2017 by U.S. District Judge John Ross.  Watson was sentenced in June to 84 months in prison in front of U.S. District Judge Audrey Fleissig.  The two sentences which will … Continue reading Inmate Sentenced on Federal Fraud Charges Involving Check-Kiting Scheme from Prison

St. Louis Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Charge

St. Louis, MO/June 28, 2017 (STL.News) – Kathleen Essick, 35, St. Louis, MO, pled guilty today to one charge of wire fraud as part of a scheme to defraud her employer.  Essick appeared today before United States District Judge Ronnie L. White. Sentencing is set for September 27, 2017. According to court documents, Essick was … Continue reading St. Louis Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Charge