Oakland Woman Charged With Pandemic Relief Fraud; Over $1M Allegedly Used On Luxury LifestyleAn Oakland woman has been charged with defrauding federal COVID relief programs and using the money obtained to finance a luxury lifestyle, including private jet travel, expensive automobiles and luxury goods.
Former Office Manager Steals $790,600, Sentenced To 65 Months In PrisonU.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron sentenced Richard Barrett Dale Walker (38, The Villages) to five years and five months in federal prison for wire fraud and bank fraud.
Florida Men Charged With Using 700 Synthetic Identities To Exploit Covid-19 Relief ProgramsAccording to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office in Miami federal prosecutors have charged two Florida residents with bank fraud conspiracy for allegedly using synthetic identities to commit crimes, including defrauding banks and stealing over $3 million from COVID-19 relief programs.
Former FSU C.A.R.E Students And Former UF Football Player Indicted For ConspiracyA federal grand jury returned an indictment charging seven defendants with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, 17 counts of bank fraud, and 8 counts of aggravated identity theft. The indictment was announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.