US: 60 DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN $300 MILLION NATIONWIDE TELEMARKETING FRAUD SCHEME

A news release from the US DoJ on 28 October announced 3 separate indictments charging 60 defendants for their roles in a $300 million nationwide telemarketing fraud scheme that targeted elderly and vulnerable victims. The charges include conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, and violating the Senior Citizens Against Marketing Scams Act of 1994 (SCAMS Act).  The defendants are located in 14 states, 16 judicial districts, and 2 Canadian provinces.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-mn/pr/sixty-defendants-charged-300-million-nationwide-telemarketing-fraud-scheme

 

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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