Articles Tagged with wire fraud

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday arrested two brothers, who had both studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, on charges that they stole $25 million worth of cryptocurrency on Ethereum’s blockchain.  Anton Peraire-Bueno, 24, and James Peraire-Bueno, 28, were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy to commit…

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Two indictments were unsealed in Brooklyn on Wednesday charging six defendants with defrauding court-appointed criminal defense lawyers.

The DOJ charged 47 people on Tuesday for their alleged roles in a plot to steal $250 million from a federally-funded pandemic food program for children.

Stormy Daniels took the stand as a witness on January 27, 2022 in the trial of Michael Avenatti. Avenatti is accused of stealing almost $300,000 from his former client.

The founder and former CEO of Nikola Corporation, a Tesla competitor, was charged in a securities fraud scheme in the Southern District of New York on Thursday. Trevor Milton is accused of defrauding and misleading investors about the development of his company’s products and technologies in order to drive investor demand.