GM Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges for Ignition Switch Scandal

General Motors Charged with Wire Fraud for Failing to Recall Faulty Ignition Switches The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) charged General Motors with wire fraud and other federal criminal charges for the company’s deadly negligence involving a 10-year-delayed vehicle recall for faulty ignition switches, which have been linked to the deaths of … [Read more...]

County Councilman’s Ally in $90 Million Ponzi Scheme Pleads Guilty

Man from Maudlin Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Involved in Ponzi Scheme A man from Maudlin, South Carolina pled guilty on Monday, January 14th, to his role in a $90 million ponzi scheme. 61-year-old Wallace Lindsay Howell pled guilty to wire fraud in the ponzi scheme that landed former Anderson County Councilman Ronnie Wilson a 20-year prison … [Read more...]

Myrtle Beach Man Expects Too Much Christmas Charity, Arrested on Fraud Charges

SC Man Receives Fraud Charges Because He Refused to Pay Cab Fare A man was arrested early Christmas Day because he refused to pay his cab fare. 43-year-old William Mayo hailed a cab, run by Anchor Taxi, early on Tuesday morning, telling the driver he just wanted to ride for awhile. He had no specific destination. When he told the driver to stop, … [Read more...]

“Dance Moms” Star Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges

Star of “Dance Moms” Faces Federal Charges Including Wire Fraud for False Bankruptcy Reports Abby Lee Miller, star of “Dance Moms” on Lifetime, has reportedly been charged by the federal government with wire fraud and bankruptcy fraud after hiding more than $775,000 in income. Per a filing in Pittsburgh by the US Attorney’s Office, Miller has … [Read more...]

$40 Million Mortgage Fraud Involving SC Properties Lands 10 People in Jail

Ten people are now facing mortgage fraud charges resulting from $40 million scheme involving properties in South Carolina, Georgia, and the New Jersey Shore. The group relied on phony documents and straw buyers to bilk property lenders for properties in the areas. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the group stands accused of using unqualified … [Read more...]

Indiana Fugitive Wanted for Bank Fraud Hiding in Folly Beach, SC

Man Wanted for Wire Fraud and Bank Fraud Hiding in Plain Sight in SC According to local authorities, a con man wanted for wire fraud and bank fraud charges in Indiana has been hiding out in the Charleston area. A warrant for his arrest has been reinstated. 63-year-old Douglas Martin is wanted on four counts of fraud charges in Indiana for … [Read more...]

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