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Medical tourism agent Rudy Rupak faces 20 years for fraud

July 1, 2016
Medical tourism agent Rudy Rupak of Planet Hospital was indicted for £2 million wire fraud. He faces a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in federal prison for stealing more than $2 million from infertile clients.

Florida woman convicted for stealing over $148k in NYS pension benefits

July 1, 2016
Renee Kanas, a resident of Tamarac, Fl., pleaded guilty for stealing over $148,000 in pension payments from the New York State and Local Employees Retirement System.

Former CBOE member charged with Ponzi-like scheme

June 30, 2016
CFTC charged former CBOE member Alvin Guy Wilkinson and his Connecticut-based entities with fraud, misappropriation, failing to register with the CFTC, and making misrepresentations to the NFA.

23 people indicted in decades-long, $126m telemarketing scheme

June 30, 2016
U.S. federal authorities and Huntington Beach Police officers arrested 20 defendants indicted by a grand jury on charges of participating in a long-running telemarketing scheme.

KC man indicted for $3.3 million investment fraud scheme

June 30, 2016
Tammy Dickinson, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was indicted by a federal grand jury for engaging in a nearly $3.3 million fraud scheme against a victim who invested more than $8.6 million in his companies.

Former Sydney finance broker sentenced to intensive correction order

June 30, 2016
Former Sydney finance broker, Jennifer Mary Farias, has been sentenced to a one-year intensive correction order in the NSW Local Court after pleading guilty to 3 counts of loan fraud which resulted in her receiving more than $100,000.

FINRA fines Deutsche Bank Securities $6 million for late filings

June 30, 2016
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Deutsche Bank Securities $6 million for failing to provide complete and accurate trade data in an automated format in a timely manner when requested by FINRA and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Alberta sentences Caroline 'Many Names' for 'pump-and-dump' to jail

June 29, 2016
The Provincial Court of Alberta has sentenced Caroline Meyers, the principal of Calgary-based International Securities Group, to two years in prison for her role in the 2010 market manipulation of the securities of Coastal Pacific Mining Corp.

New Jersey clinical lab at center of huge physician bribery

June 29, 2016
Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services (BLS), the Parsippany, N.J. clinical lab was at the center of a long-running and elaborate test referral scheme.

Global law enforcement forum on diamond trafficking, illicit trade started

June 29, 2016
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of State announce a global law enforcement forum on diamond trafficking, illicit trade, and threat financing.

Settlements of up to $15 billion with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche

June 28, 2016
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced New York State’s participation in a series of partial settlements with Volkswagen (VW) and its Audi and Porsche affiliates.

Woman wins $10k settlement with Microsoft over forced Windows 10 upgrade

June 28, 2016
A business woman in California has won $10,000 in settlement with Microsoft, after she filed a lawsuit for automatically updating her business computer to Windows 10, making it slow and hard to use.