COURT NEWS: James Morris Jr, ex-Chief of Cordova Volunteer Fire Department Pleaded Guilty to Trolling for Kids; Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison

COURT NEWS: James Morris Jr, ex-Chief of Cordova Volunteer Fire Department Pleaded Guilty to Trolling for Kids; Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison BALTIMORE, MD.  – U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III sentenced James Morris, Jr., 70, of Cordova, Maryland, to 60 years in federal prison for attempted enticement of a minor.  Morris pleaded […]

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DIRTBAG ROUNDUP: ‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 58 Arrests in Maryland

DIRTBAG ROUNDUP: ‘Operation Broken Heart’ Yields 58 Arrests in Maryland COLUMBIA, MD – The Maryland State Police report that the Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 58 arrests in Maryland, 16 of the cases were handled by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, two-month initiative targeting offenders […]

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FEDERAL FRAUD RAP FOR RAP ARTIST: “Chad Focus” Arrington Indicted on Conspiracy and Aggravated Identity Theft Scheme

FEDERAL FRAUD RAP FOR RAP ARTIST: “Chad Focus” Arrington Indicted on Conspiracy and Aggravated Identity Theft Scheme Allegedly Used His Company Credit Card to Make More Than $4.1 Million in Unauthorized Purchases to Promote His Brand and Enrich Himself and His Co-conspirators BALTIMORE, MD – A ‘Rap Artist’ will now see his fame spread further, […]

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MOVE OVER MADOFF FOR KEVIN MERRILL! Front man pleads guilty in $364 Million Ponzi Scheme – Might set a record for Maryland Cons

Front Man Pleads Guilty to $550 Million Ponzi Scheme—One of the Largest Ever Charged in Maryland Kevin Merrill Also Admits to Obstructing Justice After his Arrest; SEC Has Related Civil Action Baltimore, Maryland – Kevin B. Merrill, age 53, of Towson, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and wire fraud arising from a $550 million investment […]

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G-MEN GOT THE VT PROF! FRAUD: Court Finds Yiheng Percival Zhang Guilty of Federal Grant Fraud for Phony Research Already Done in China

FRAUD: Court Finds Yiheng Percival Zhang Guilty of Federal Grant Fraud for Phony Research Already Done in China ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – A former Virginia Tech professor studying artificial sweeteners was found guilty last week of conspiring to commit federal grant fraud, making false statements and obstruction by falsification, First Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. […]

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FINANCIAL FRAUD: Brendyn Andrew Sentenced to Prison for nearly three years for Vending Machine Scam; 8 Rutgers Football Players Used Dark Web to Scam Credit Card Holders

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NEW JERSEY – Credit card fraud was a team effort at Rutgers University, according to prosecutors and all those charged are first offenders and likely will see their trip to prison short-circuited by a New Jersey program for intervention for this squad of heavy-set scamsters.

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