May 10, 2023

Former U.S. Department Of The Army Employee Indicted For Theft Of Government Property

A former U.S. Department of the Army employee made his initial appearance in court Monday for allegedly stealing over $800,000.00 in government property.

May 6, 2023

Convicted Health Care Fraud defendant fails to report to prison; warrant out for his arrest

The former co-owner of a defunct medical testing company failed to report to prison as directed last week, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. Richard Reid, 53, was convicted in March 2022, of five federal felonies connected to his scheme to profit from illegal kickbacks in the medical testing industry. In January. 2023 he was sentenced to two Years in prison.

May 5, 2023

Founder and Former CEO of Sustainable Fuel Company Charged in Multimillion-Dollar Embezzlement Scheme

A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., returned an indictment yesterday charging the founder and former CEO of a sustainable fuel company with embezzling at least $5.9 million from the company.

May 5, 2023

Texas Man Who Lied About Origin of Chinese-Made Products Sentenced to 4 Years In Prison, Ordered to Pay $1.15 Million

A Grand Prairie man was sentenced today to four years in federal prison and ordered to pay $1.15 million in restitution for lying to the federal government about where his company's products were manufactured, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Leigha Simonton.

May 4, 2023

Defendants Sentenced in Air Force Contract Fraud Case

The four remaining defendants in the fraud case involving former Air Force civilian employee Keith Seguin were sentenced this week in a federal court in San Antonio.

May 3, 2023

Member of Conspiracy to Illegally Export Firearms, Ammunition and Military-Type Items to Assist Separatists Fighting Against The Government of Cameroon Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prison

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Godlove Nche Manchoe, age 44, of Bowie, Maryland, yesterday to 46 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for conspiracy, and for illegally exporting firearms and ammunition from the United States to Nigeria without obtaining the required licenses from the U.S. State Department. According to trial testimony and court documents, the purpose of the conspiracy was to assist separatists fighting against the government of Cameroon.

May 3, 2023

Long Island Man Pleads Guilty to Bribing Federal Official to Obtain Nearly $1 Million in Federal Contracts

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Michael Montenes, the owner of M.S. Hi-Tech, Incorporated (MSHT), a Hauppauge-based distributor of electronic components, pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging him with bribery of a federal official in connection with a scheme to pay more than $18,000 to a Department of Energy (DOE) Procurement Officer in exchange for approximately $969,000 in DOE contracts. The proceeding was held before United States Magistrate Judge Steven L. Tiscione. When sentenced, Montenes faces up to 15 years in prison. As part of his guilty plea, Montenes agreed to forfeit approximately $969,000 and to pay DOE more than $1.8 million in restitution.

May 2, 2023

Georgia woman sentenced to prison, ordered to pay morethan $1 million in restitution for COVID fraud

A Georgia woman has been sentenced to prison and ordered to repay more than $1 million in fraudulently obtained funds from a COVID-19 small business relief program.

May 2, 2023

Ohio Man Admits Role in $24 Million Health Care Fraud and Kickback Scheme

An Ohio man and owner of several marketing companies today admitted his role in conspiracies to commit health care fraud and to pay and receive illegal kickbacks, Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna announced.

April 26, 2023

Former Harvard University Professor Sentenced for Lying About His Affiliation with Wuhan University of Technology; China’s Thousand Talents Program; and Filing False Tax Returns

The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for lying to federal authorities about his affiliation with People’s Republic of China’s Thousand Talents Program and the Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in Wuhan, China, as well as failing to report income he received from WUT.