federal fraud

ORLANDO, Fla | SeaWorld, former execs must pay $5 million to settle claim

ORLANDO, Fla. — SeaWorld and two former executives on Tuesday agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle federal fraud claims that they misled investors about the negative impact the 2013 documentary “Blackfish” had on business. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed the complaint in federal court in New York as well as … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | SeaWorld, former execs must pay $5 million to settle claim

New Mexico News: Albuquerque Woman, Ericka Chavez Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Ericka Chavez, 22, of Albuquerque, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court to bank fraud, identify theft and theft of mail charges. U.S. Postal Inspectors arrested Chavez on March 21, 2018, on a criminal complaint charging her with theft of mail.  The complaint alleged that in Oct. 2017 and Feb. 2018, mail … Continue reading New Mexico News: Albuquerque Woman, Ericka Chavez Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Charges

Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty To Unauthorized Possession Of Official Federal Agency ID

NEWARK, N.J.  A former IRS attorney today admitted possessing a federal agency identification card without authorization and using it during multiple traffic stops, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Deon Owensby, 42, of Trenton, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leda Dunn Wettre in Newark federal court to an information charging him with knowingly … Continue reading Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty To Unauthorized Possession Of Official Federal Agency ID

Emails could provide answers at ex-state auditor’s new trial

SEATTLE/November 11, 2017 (AP)(StlRealEstate.News) — Former Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley, whose federal fraud trial last year ended with an acquittal on one count and a deadlocked jury on more than a dozen others, will be in a courtroom once again as prosecutors try him a second time. And this time, newly recovered emails dating … Continue reading Emails could provide answers at ex-state auditor’s new trial