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United States of America v. Sherise Lanelle Woolridge

Fresno, CA - Atwater Woman Sentenced for Student Aid Fraud and Identity Theft

Sherise Lanelle Woolridge, 33, of Atwater, was sentenced today for mail fraud and aggravated identity theft for her role in a student aid fraud scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill sentenced her to four and a half years in prison and ordere... More...
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United States of America v. Abel Martin Carreon

Fresno, CA - Fresno Man Sentenced for Extensive Fraudulent Bonding Scheme and Aggravated Identity Theft

Abel Martin Carreon, 57, of Fresno, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii to five years and five months in prison for one count of mail fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. Carreon was also ordered to pay $1,253,000 in restitution.

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United States of America v. Kattie Jordan

Little Rock, AR - Kattie Jordan Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Steal Feeding Program Funds

Kattie Jordan, 50, of Dermott, pled guilty to Count 1 of the Superseding Indictment charging her with conspiring to commit wire fraud. The charge relates to a conspiracy to fraudulently obtain United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program funds intended to feed children in low income areas duri... More...
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United States of America v. Bruce Pennington

Little Rock, AR - Former Saline County Sheriff Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Bruce Pennington, age 64, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, the former Saline County Sheriff, pleaded guilty to a one-count Information charging him with wire fraud for using money from his campaign account to pay for personal items and expenses charged to his Sheriff’s Office Visa card.

Pennington held the offic... More...
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United States of America v. Danielle Wallace

Danielle Wallace, age 36, of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced July 28, 2015 to 65 months imprisonment for wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and filing false income tax returns before the Honorable Clay D. Land, Chief U.S. District Court Judge, in Columbus, Georgia. She was also ordered to pay $100,186 in restitution.

Ms. Wallace pled guilty to the charges on May 5, 2015. As a part of ... More...
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Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Co.

The automobile sales contract in the present case has an arbitration agreement that provides, among other things, that arbitral awards of $0 or over $100,000 as well as grants but not denials of injunctive relief may be appealed to a panel of arbitrators. The arbitration agreement also has provisions that require the party appealing the award to front the costs of the appeal, preserve the right o... More...   $0 (08-03-2015 - CA)

Kurt West v. Bell Hilicopter Textron, Inc.

For thousands of years,
humanity has looked to the sky and dreamt of flying. Philosophers
and poets have had much to say on the subject, leaving in their
wake a bevy of quotes and sayings about the beauty of flight.1 The
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, although elegant in their own
way, have so far failed to inspire such devotion.
Though this case arises out of a helicopt... More...
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United States of America v. Teri Ann Jarvis

Salt Lake City, UT - Clearfield Woman Pleads Guilty To Mail, Wire Fraud And Identity Theft In Embezzlement Schemes Involving Two Employers

Sentenced To 42 Months In Federal Prison

Teri Ann Jarvis, age 41, of Clearfield, charged in a federal indictment returned in February with mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, and wire fraud in connection with embezzlement schemes involving ... More...
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United States of America v. Donald “Ski” Johnson

Butte, MT - Federal Jury Convicts Washington, D.C. Area Man of Defrauding Montana Charity

Following a two-day federal trial in Montana, a jury convicted Donald “Ski” Johnson, 48, of Silver Spring, Maryland, of wire fraud. Johnson defrauded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County, Montana, by misrepresenting himself as a Grammy-nominated artist soliciting funds for a children’s cancer... More...
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United States of America v. Stephen Bruce Gordon

Seattle, WA - Prominent Basketball Trainer Sentenced to 4+ Years in Prison for Fraud

Defendant Used Association with High Wealth Individuals to Solicit Investments

A 62-year-old Redmond, Washington man who trained high profile basketball players and at one time worked for the Seattle Supersonics was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 50 months in prison for frau... More...
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Jerry Lee Turner v. J.R. Bray, Joseph Dingal and Strategic Investigations Group

El Reno, OK - Jerry Lee Turner sued J.R. Bray, Joseph Dingal and Strategic Investigations Group claiming;

COMES NOW Plaintiff, per 12 OS. §1382, 1383, 1384.1, 1387, and 1388, and prays for an exparte emergency Temporary Restraining Order and/or injunction against Defendants, to halt ongoing violations of Statutes and Regulations due to irreparable harm; in the alternative, Plaintiff prays... More...
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Carl "Stacey" Neese, individually and a/n/f of Logen Neese, Cameron Neese, et al. v. Ted B. Lyon, Marquette Wolf, et al.

Appellants sued appellees on several theories of liability including barratry. The trial court granted a take-nothing summary judgment in favor of appellees. Appellants raise thirteen issues on appeal. We affirm the trial court’s judgment in part, reverse it in part, and remand for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
1 The Honorable Kerry P. FitzGerald, Retired Justice, was a mem... More...
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United States of America v. Judy Brooks and Judy Brooks & Associates Financial Services

Chicago, IL - Federal Court Permanently Bars Bolingbrook, Illinois, Woman From Preparing Federal Tax Returns For Others

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois district court judge has permanently barred a Bolingbrook, Illinois, woman and her tax preparation business from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today.

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This case arose out of a foreclosure action brought by Voorhees Cattle
Co. (Voorhees) against Dakota Feeding Co. (DFC). In its answer to the complaint,
DFC filed a third party complaint against B and B Equipment, Inc. (B & B) for
breach of contract; B & B counterclaimed alleging impossibility of performance and
breach of contract by DFC. A jury returned a verdict for Voorhees... More...
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Ficke v. Wolken

An employee, relying upon the part performance exception to the statute of frauds, alleged that his former employer breached an oral contract to convey real estate. Gerald Ficke claimed that the employer promised him 80 acres of farmland if he continued his employment for a period of 10 years. The Nebraska Court of Appeals affirmed a decree in Ficke’s favor, concluding that he had proved part perf... More...   $0 (07-31-2015 - )

United States of America v. Marc T. Duchesne

Houston, TX - United Kingdom Man Sentenced to Prison For Two Separate Fraud Conspiracies

Marc T. Duchesne, 53, of London, was sentenced today to 97 months in federal prison on federal charges stemming from separate schemes involving financial fraud in Texas and the District of Columbia, announced Kenneth Magidson, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, and Vincent H. Cohen Jr.,... More...
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Preston Handy v. Ned Siegfried and Mitchell Jensen

Salt Lake City, UT - Preston Handy sued Ned Siegfried and Mitchell Jensen on breach contract, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud theories claiming that his former law partners made excessive payments to themselves in violation of a stock purchase agreement.

Defendants denied wrongdoing.... More...
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United States of America v. Ryan Tomazin

New York, NY - Founder And Managing Partner Of R2 Capital Group LLC Pleads Guilty In Connection With Commodities Investment Scheme

Rayan Tomazin, the founder and managing partner of R2 Capital Group LLC (“R2 Capital”), pled guilty in Manhattan federal court to a two-count Indictment charging him with defrauding investors and misappropriating investment funds. TOMAZIN and other principals... More...
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United States of America v. Casey Michelle Hardiman

BIRMINGHAM -- A federal grand jury today indicted a Decatur woman in connection to using a fraudulent credit card stolen from the mail, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and U.S. Postal Inspector Frank Dyer.

A four-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges CASEY MICHELLE HARDIMAN, 31, with two counts of wire fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft and one count o... More...
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United States of America v. Thomas Donovan

Brooklyn, NY - Long Island Man Sentenced To 55 Months For Stealing More Than $31 Million Dollars In A Wire Fraud Scheme Involving Sub-Prime Mortgages

Thomas Donovan, 67, was sentenced to 55 months of incarceration for his guilty plea to wire fraud conspiracy on May 31, 2013. The District Court also entered an order directing Donovan to forfeit more than $31 million that he received and t... More...
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Nueva Generacion Music Group, Inc. v. Isidro Chavez Espinoza, p/k/a Espinoza Paz

This is an appeal from the trial court’s denial of a temporary injunction. Appellant, Nueva Generacion Music Group, Inc. (“Nueva”), sued appellee, Isidro Chavez Espinoza, a musician professionally known as Espinoza Paz (“Espinoza”), for breach of a settlement agreement that attempted to resolve conflicts arising out
of Nueva’s professional representation of Espinoza. Nueva sought a tempo... More...
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United States of America v. Jammie Martin, Vanessa Phillips, Zaunmine “Orlando” Duncan, Annika Chambers and Christopher Renfro

Houston, TX - Thirteen U.S. Soldiers Sentenced for Roles in Fraudulent Military Recruiting Bonus Scheme

Thirteen members of the U.S. National Guard Bureau have received their sentences for their roles in wide-ranging bribery and fraud schemes that caused more than $170,000 in losses to the United States. Seven of those members were sentenced this past week in Houston.

U.S. Attorn... More...
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This case arises from the Crow Compact, an agreement among the United States,
the Crow Tribe, and the State of Montana. The Compact recognizes and specifies a
Tribal Water Right of the Crow Tribe and its members in a number of sources of water
that abut or cross the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. The Compact also provides
for cash payments to the Tribe, allocates coal tax... More...
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United States of America v. Paula Kluding

Oklahoma City, OK - Hospice Company Owner Sentenced to Serve Three Years in Prison and Pay Over $2.5 Million in Restitution for Medicare Fraud

Paula Kluding, 39, from Chandler, Oklahoma, the owner of Prairie View Hospice, Inc., an Oklahoma corporation located in Chandler, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robin Cauthron to serve three years in prison for committing Medicare fr... More...
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In March 2007, Hem brought suit in a Texas federal court after he was
9 seriously injured in an accident. Hem was traveling through northern New Mexico
10 when his Toyota truck separated from the U-Haul trailer it was towing, causing the
11 truck to roll over several times. After treating Hem for his injuries, UNMH recorded
12 a hospital lien for Hem’s outstanding medical bills. T... More...
   $0 (07-30-2015 - NM)

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