Man Sentenced for Laundering Over $4.5M Obtained from Business Email Compromise and Romance Fraud Schemes

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A Georgia man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for laundering more than $4.5 million derived from business email compromise (BEC) schemes, including a scheme that defrauded a health care bene...


What is a Quick Claim Deed Fraud?


A quitclaim deed is not just a legal document, it’s a crucial tool for transferring property ownership. It’s commonly used among family members to transfer ownership of a house—between par...


Romance scammers turn victims into “money mules,” creating a legal minefield for investigators

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In the first months of her online relationship with a man calling himself Frank Borg, Laura Kowal was showered with love notes and spent hours on giddy phone calls. By year two, those exchanges were m...


Sixth Nigerian National Pleads Guilty to International Fraud Scheme that Defrauded Elderly U.S. Victims


A sixth Nigerian national pleaded guilty to operating a transnational inheritance fraud scheme that defrauded elderly and vulnerable consumers across the United States. According to court documents, A...


Florida Man Sentenced for Laundering Proceeds of Nigerian Romance Scams and Business Email Compromises

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A Florida man was sentenced today in federal court to 48 months in prison for his role in laundering the proceeds of scams against American consumers and businesses to co-conspirators located in Niger...


National Crime Victims’ Rights Week


Since 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) has challenged the Nation to confront and remove barriers to achieving justice for all victims of crime. During NCVRW, we celebrate the accompli...


FTC 2023 Scam Snapshot

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The Federal Trade Commission reports a snapshot of the 2023 scam data. Millions of older Americans are financially abused every year. There are ways to protect yourself and find help. Visit the Federa...


Unidos Latino Association Community Health & Resource Fair

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Georgia woman facing over 90 charges for fraud, elderly exploitation with funds totaling over $60k


CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. — A Carrollton woman is facing charges of fraud and exploitation against the elderly. According to the Buchanan Police Department, eight warrants have been issued for Johnna Hannah...


Approaching Alzheimer’s: First Responder Training


Make your first response the right response. The Alzheimer’s disease epidemic continues to grow. As a first responder. it’s critical to be prepared to face it in your community. People wit...