Tag Archives: Fraud

RHOSLC Jennifer Shah Hit With Fraud Charges For Telemarking Scam

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Real Housewives of Salt Lake City star Jennifer Shah faces federal fraud charges for an elaborate telemarketing scheme. Shah, along with her assistant, Stuart Smith, allegedly ran a nationwide telemarketing plot that involved defrauding hundreds of victims, many of them senior citizens. Federal prosecutors say that the duo and several …

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Ja Rule Sells Fyre Festival Logo Artwork For $122,000

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NFTs are getting a lot of hype and headlines. New York rapper Ja Rule sold a 48-inch-by-60-inch oil-paint portrait of the Fyre Festival logo for $122,000. The artwork was sold as a non-fungible token (NFT). The rapper told TMZ that he wanted to get rid of the painting to create …

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Texas Megachurch Pastor Receives Six Years For Fraud Scheme

Kirbyjon Caldwell

On Wednesday, a Texas megachurch pastor was sentenced to six years in prison for his fraud scheme role. Kirbyjon H. Caldwell, 67, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He will report to federal prison on June 22, according to reports. Caldwell was the leading pastor at Windsor Village …

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Fake Teen “Doctor Love” Arrested For Fraud Again

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It wasn’t long ago that Malachi Love-Robinson made national news for posing as a doctor when he was just a teenager. Robinson, who is now 23 years old, appears to be up to his old shenanigans, WPTV News reports. According to authorities, Love-Robinson is accused again of fraud and grand …

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Brooklyn Man Charged With Defrauding PPP Of $2 Million

Leon Miles

On Monday, a Brooklyn man was arrested for defrauding the federal Paycheck Protection Program of almost $2 million.  NBC News 4 Washington reports that Leon Miles, 51, is accused of applying for $1,904,593 in May on behalf of his limited liability company. According to court papers, he claimed the company had …

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USC Football Player Filed For Unemployment After His Money Dried Up Amid Coronavirus, School Suspends Him And Now He’s Under Investigation For Fraud

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According to the Los Angeles Times, the University of Southern California football player Munir McClain was suspended last month after being seemingly accused of committing fraud related to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. Munir’s mother, Shan McClain, says her son was suspended from the school back in the middle of …

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Wells Fargo Fires Over 100 Employees For Coronavirus Relief Fraud

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More than 100 employees have been terminated by Wells Fargo & Co. for allegedly improperly receiving coronavirus relief funds. According to a source with information on the matter, the company found out that employees made “false representations in applying for coronavirus relief funds for themselves,” an internal memo obtained by …

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