Eighteen individuals have been charged in 13 indictments for their role in a large-scale health care fraud and prescription pill distribution scheme. The separate, but related, indictments, returned Tuesday, December 6, and unsealed Friday, December 9, charge the defendants with drug distribution, health care fraud and conspiracy to commit health care fraud. The indictments allege… Read More


A Toronto couple who were extradited earlier this year to the United States have been sentenced for their roles in a mass marketing scheme that targeted hundreds of victims across the United States with counterfeit checks that accompanied bogus claims they had been selected to become “secret shoppers” at MoneyGram counters inside Walmart stores. Idris… Read More


A Boston man pleaded guilty on Wednesday, December 7, in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with a three-year, multi-million-dollar fraud scheme. Nathanial Ponn, 28, pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud.  U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs scheduled sentencing for March 1, 2017. From 2012 to April 2015, Ponn opened more… Read More