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Ohio News: North Royalton man, Louis C. Cooper charged with theft of government funds and wire fraud

North Royalton, Ohio – A North Royalton man was charged with theft of government funds and wire fraud. Louis C. Cooper, 57, fraudulently collected benefits from Social Security and Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation while concealing his employment as a general contractor. Cooper had been entitled to disability payments from a work-related injury in 1996. … Continue reading Ohio News: North Royalton man, Louis C. Cooper charged with theft of government funds and wire fraud

South Carolina News: Blythewood Woman, Teresa Yarborough-Walker Sentenced for Embezzlement of Government Funds

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Teresa Yarborough-Walker, age 50, of Blythewood, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for Theft of Government Funds, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, § 641. She was also ordered to pay over $416,000 in restitution. Judge Mary Geiger Lewis … Continue reading South Carolina News: Blythewood Woman, Teresa Yarborough-Walker Sentenced for Embezzlement of Government Funds

South Carolina News: Department of State Contractor, Mauricio Andulo Hidalgo Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Theft of Government Funds

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Mauricio Andulo Hidalgo, age 43, of Costa Rica, was sentenced to a term of 30 months in prison by the United States District Court in Charleston for stealing from the United States Government. Hidalgo previously pled guilty to Theft of Government Funds, … Continue reading South Carolina News: Department of State Contractor, Mauricio Andulo Hidalgo Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Theft of Government Funds

South Carolina News: Gaffney Man, James Littlejohn Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Theft of Government Funds

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that James Littlejohn, age 66, of Gaffney, South Carolina, was sentenced for two counts of theft of United States government funds in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641. Senior United States District Judge Henry M. Herlong, Jr., sentenced Littlejohn to … Continue reading South Carolina News: Gaffney Man, James Littlejohn Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Theft of Government Funds

Arkansas News: Fayetteville Man, James Lewis Story Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Federal Prison For Embezzlement Of Government Funds And Tax Fraud

Fayetteville, Arkansas –Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that James Lewis Story (Jimmy), age 57 of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $1,282,966.00 in restitution to the City of Farmington Arkansas and … Continue reading Arkansas News: Fayetteville Man, James Lewis Story Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Federal Prison For Embezzlement Of Government Funds And Tax Fraud

Ohio News: Canton woman, Michelle L. Cyrus charged with theft of government funds

Canton, Ohio – A Canton woman was charged today with theft of government funds, said Justin E. Herdman, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. For over 12 years, Michelle L. Cyrus, 41, falsely reported to the Social Security Administration that her husband did not live with her in the family home.  As a result, … Continue reading Ohio News: Canton woman, Michelle L. Cyrus charged with theft of government funds

Nigerian Citizen Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Funds

St. Louis, MO/October 19, 2017 (STL.News) – Olusola Luke, 38, a citizen of Nigeria and resident of Guatemala pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal government funds and to commit identity theft yesterday. Luke appeared before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey who accepted his plea and deferred sentencing until January 17, 2018. “Investigating refund fraud … Continue reading Nigerian Citizen Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Funds