A civic leader and former legal secretary has acknowledging stealing thousands from a retired doctor. Jean Neal is charged with one count of embezzlement and 32 counts each of forgery, uttering a forged instrument and obtaining money under false pretenses, ...Read More »
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Texas financier Allen Stanford, accused in an $8 billion fraud case, was located and served with civil papers in Fredericksburg yesterday. Stanford is accused of perpetrating one of the nation’s largest-ever financial frauds, reports The Washington Times. He was ordered ...
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Before Bernard Madoff, there was Terry Dowdell. Dowdell began operating his Ponzi scheme in 1998, through his Vavasseur Corporation. The feds began investigating in 2001, Vavasseur went into receivership and Dowdell’s asserts were frozen. He pleaded guilty to securities and ...Read More »
A Christiansburg lawyer who admitted forging legal documents and passing them off as genuine may avoid a lengthy prison sentence. According to The Roanoke Times, a special prosecutor agreed to recommend no more than two years imprisonment in exchange for ...Read More »