Name Title Conviction Date Victim Institution Status
Mina Chau No Title 02-12-2020 Chase Bank; Wells Fargo Bank

Sentenced to time served in prison.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1946(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Raymond Tan No Title 10-15-2019 East West Bank

Sentenced to 3 years in prison and ordered to pay a $10,500 fine. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering; 18 U.S.C. § 1956 Laundering of monetary instruments; 31 U.S.C. § 5324 Structuring transactions to evade reporting requirement.

Jyoteshna Karan Owner; Royal Realty, Inc 07-29-2019 Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase Bank Convicted, sentencing pending.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Praveen Singh Owner and President; Trishna Investment Corporation 07-29-2019 Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase Bank Convicted, sentencing pending.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Nani Isaac No Title 07-26-2019 Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase Bank Convicted, sentencing pending.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Mehul R. Khatiwala Chief Executive Officer; Delaware Hotel Group, LLC 04-25-2019 CITIBank Convicted, sentencing pending.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Wang Gao Wang No Title 04-08-2019 Chase Bank Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Zahid Aslam Owner; Alpha Medical Center 11-30-2018 CITI Bank; WSFS Financial Corporation Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Ruimin Zhao No Title 09-28-2018 East West Bank Sentenced to 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Hua Leung No Title 05-11-2018 East West Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering; 18 U.S.C. § 1956 Laundering of monetary instruments.
Leonard Tyson Loan Broker 05-08-2018 Lone Star Bank Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Kathleen Moore No Title 04-16-2018 Bank of America Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Charlie James Co-Owner; KC United LLC 04-03-2018 Bank of Blue Valley Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Mohsen Hass Owner; Melody Gas Station 03-12-2018 Wilshire State Bank; Mirae Bank Sentenced to 4 years 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Greisy Jimenez Real Estate Agent; Foreclosure 911 01-16-2018 Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase Bank Sentenced to 3 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Litz Co-Owner; McKnight Man I LLC 01-16-2018 Excel Bank Sentenced to 3 years in prison and ordered to pay $5,048,004 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 656 Theft, embezzlement, or misapplication by bank officer or employee.
David Lonich Attorney 12-18-2017 Sonoma Valley Bank Sentenced to 6 years 8 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity; 18 U.S.C. § 1005 False Bank entries, reports, and transactions; 18 U.S.C. § 1512 Attempted tampering with a witness victim or an informant.
Thomas G Comer Jr. Owner; CFC Transportation 11-09-2017 Bank of Vernon Sentenced to 1 year probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 641 Public money, property, or records.
Jim Sheng Lee No Title 08-18-2017 East West Bank Sentenced to 3 years in prison.  Convicted of violating 18 § 1956 Laundering of monetary instruments; 18 § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
John Cheng Owner; Sino West Financial, Inc. 07-19-2017 BNB Bank Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Brenda Wood Owner; Professional Cleaning and Innovative Building Services 07-12-2017 Farmers Bank & Trust Sentenced to 4 years 2 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 664 Theft or embezzlement from employee benefit plan; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Margaret Connolly Attorney 06-15-2017 Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage; JP Morgan Chase & Co.; Bank of America; Washington Mutual Bank; Fremont Investment & Loan; World Savings Bank Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Mahendra Prasad   05-22-2017 Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 1 year 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Donna Conroy Attorney; Frieri Conroy & Lombardo LLC 05-17-2017 First State Bank Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1005 False Bank entries, reports, and transactions.
Luis F. Krueger No Title 05-09-2017 Saigon National Bank Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Ronald Onorato Chief Executive Officer; Northpoint Group Inc 04-24-2017 Integra Bank Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
David T. Odom Owner, President; CityScope Productions LLC 03-31-2017 The Harbor Bank of Maryland Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison and ordered to forfeit up to $821,000 after the sale of property and pay $700,000 in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Vannessa Ricci Loan Officer, Mortgage Broker; Mortgage Equity Partners 03-23-2017 Bank of America; Capital One Bank; JPMorgan Chase Bank Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Jasmin Polanco Attorney; Polanco Law Firm 03-17-2017 Bank of America; Capital One Bank; JPMorgan Chase Bank Sentenced to 1 year 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Bruce A. Houle Owner; BAH DEV, LLC 03-13-2017 GulfSouth Private Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Daniel Sexton Owner; Georgetown Mobile Estates 02-03-2017 PBI Bank Sentenced to 9 years 1 month in prison and ordered to pay $2,637,058 in joint & several restitution; $2,534,912 forfeiture; $12,500 fine. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Derrick Cheung No Title 01-31-2017 East West Bank Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Jason M. Robinson Used Car Salesman; Robinson Auto Sales 11-30-2016 Superior Bank Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Shaima Hadayat Real Estate Broker 11-01-2016 Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 487(a) Grand Theft.
Harpreet Singh Real Estate Agent 11-01-2016 Bank of America; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 470(d) Forgery and Counterfeiting.
Jonathan Williams Accountant; Georgetown Mobile Estates 10-31-2016 PBI Bank Sentenced to 5 years in prison and ordered to pay $2,637,158 in joint & several restitution; $2,637,158 forfeiture. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Sheila Flynn Accountant; Georgetown Mobile Estates 09-26-2016 PBI Bank Sentenced to 2 years in prison and ordered to pay $1,467,674 in joint & several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Mark Zylker No Title 08-29-2016 Lone Star Bank Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Hugo G. Lafuente Owner; Wells Solutions 08-29-2016 Lone Star Bank Sentenced to 2 years 1 month in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Rajeswara Maruvada Owner; Maruvada & Associates 07-26-2016 TARP Bank Not Disclosed Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 26 U.S.C. § 7206 Fraud and false statements.
Darryl Wesley Clements Owner; Link Resources Partner LLC 07-19-2016 The Harbor Bank of Maryland Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Clifford Davis Manager; Taipan II LLC 05-31-2016 Superior Bank Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1621 Perjury generally.
Jerome Arthur Whittington No Title 05-26-2016 Bank of America Sentenced to 10 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1542 False Statement in a Passport Application; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Chung Yu Yeung Vice President; Eastern Tools and Equipment 03-30-2016 United Commercial Bank Sentenced to 5 years 3 months in prison and ordered to pay $9,618,908 in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Joseph L. Capano Sr. Managing Member; Riverbend LLC 03-28-2016 Cecil Bank Sentenced to 1 year 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 33 U.S.C. § 1319 Clean Water Act.
Dahianara Moran Real Estate Agent; Foreclosure 911 Director; The Psychological Center Inc 11-17-2015 Bank of America; First Horizon National Corporation; JPMorgan Chase Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Martin Bahrami No Title 11-16-2015 Bank of America; JPMorgan Chase Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Chester Peggese Loan Broker 11-12-2015 Broadway Federal Bank Sentenced to 1 year in prison and ordered to pay $4,307,381 million in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 26 U.S.C. § 7206 Fraud and false statements.
Hyacinth Bellerose Attorney; Korde and Associates 10-29-2015 Bank of America; First Horizon National Corporation; JPMorgan Chase Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Leonard Potillo Owner; United Credit Recovery 10-07-2015 U.S. Bank Sentenced to 3 years 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 26 U.S.C. § 7201 Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax.
Selim Zherka Owner; Cheetah's Strip Club, V.I.P. Club Publisher; Westchester Guardian 08-27-2015 Capital One Bank; Signature Bank; Sovereign Bank Sentenced to 3 years 1 month in prison and ordered to pay $1,803,397.86 in restitution and a fine of $1,500,000. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Farrell Larson Co-Owner, President; Select Onion LLC, Larson Land Company LLC, Select Onion LLC, Larson Land Company LLC 06-22-2015 Zions First National Bank Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 152 Concealment of assets, false oaths and claims, bribery.
Joseph DiValli Loan Officer 05-28-2015 Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 26 U.S.C. § 7201 Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax.
Alberto Solaroli Owner; CET Racing 04-10-2015 One Bank & Trust Sentenced to 1 year 1 day in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity.
Steven Moorhouse President; Jefsco Manufacturing Co Inc 01-12-2015 Old Second National Bank Sentenced to 1 year 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Wilbur A. Huff Owner; Oxygen Unlimited LLC 12-23-2014 The Park Avenue Bank Sentenced to 12 years in prison. Convicted of violating 26 U.S.C. § 7212 Attempts to interfere with administration of internal revenue laws; 26 U.S.C. § 7206 Fraud and false statements; 26 U.S.C. § 7203 Willful failure to file return, supply information, or pay tax; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Genaro Morales Co-Owner; Cheetah's Strip Club 10-29-2014 Capital One Bank; Signature Bank; Sovereign Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Pasquale Scarpa No Title 10-10-2014 Capital One Bank; Signature Bank; Sovereign Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Kevin Sisti No Title 09-18-2014 Capital One Bank; Signature Bank; Sovereign Bank Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud. Conviction vacated due to death.
Jose Luis Salguero Bedoya Owner; NJ Credit Services 09-15-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 5 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Falgun Dharia Owner; Mantiff Management, Inc. 08-14-2014 PNC Bank; Fidelity Bank Sentenced to time served in prison and ordered to pay $11,342,493 restitution; consented to $8,000,000 forfeiture order. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1512 Tampering with a witness victim or an informant; 26 U.S.C. § 7206 Fraud and false statements.
Timothy Fitzgerald Chief Financial Officer; KC United LLC 08-04-2014 Bank of Blue Valley Sentenced to time served in prison and ordered to pay $877,382.95 in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Paul Chemidlin Appraiser; Appraisal Inc 07-22-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) Methylone Distribution.
James House No Title 07-18-2014 Sonoma Valley Bancorp Sentenced to time served in prison and ordered to pay $19,196,000 in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Mark Pagani Attorney 06-30-2014 Capital One Bank; Signature Bank; Sovereign Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Brian Headle Owner; Investment One 06-26-2014 Colorado East Bank & Trust Sentenced to 3 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 215 Receipt of commissions or gifts for procuring loans.
Yazmin Soto-Cruz Manager; NJ Property Management 06-17-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Leigh Farrington Fiske No Title 06-11-2014 U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 4 years, 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud and 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Christopher Ju Title Agent 04-24-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Delio Coutinho Sr. Loan Officer; American Fidelity Mortgage Brokerage 04-22-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 3 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Hilbert Co-Owner; Eagle Group LLC 04-07-2014 Excel Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
James Crews Owner; Crews Corporation 04-07-2014 Excel Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Kenneth Sweetman Title Agent; East Coast Title 02-19-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Gregory Yates Chief Executive Officer; Quality Concepts LLC 02-10-2014 Country Bank Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud. Banned from participating in the affairs of financial institutions by the FDIC for engaging or participating in violations of law and unsafe or unsound banking practices.
Terrance Yates Chief Financial Officer; Quality Concepts LLC 02-10-2014 Country Bank Sentenced to 1 day in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1956 Laundering of monetary instruments; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity.
Carmine Fusco Title Agent; East Coast Title 02-04-2014 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 2 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael E. Filmore Operator; Healthcare Partners Group LLC 12-20-2013 Pulaski Bank Sentenced to 4 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Lawrence Wright Owner; Wright and Associates 10-29-2013 GulfSouth Private Bank Sentenced to 6 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1028 Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents and information; 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Salvatore Leone Project Manager; TBC Enterprises LLC, North Dover Holdings LLC, Shoppes at Fieldstone Village LLC 10-07-2013 Wilmington Trust Corporation Sentenced to 1 year 1 day in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Steven Pitchersky Co-Owner; Nationwide Mortgage Concepts 09-23-2013 Ally Bank Sentenced to 4 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Tariq Khan Owner; Urban Motors Corporation 09-03-2013 Old Second National Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Patrick Pinto Co-Owner; Oxford Collection Agency 06-17-2013 Webster Bank Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Dwight Etheridge Owner; Tivest Development & Construction LLC 05-24-2013 Bank of the Commonwealth Sentenced to 4 years 2 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts; 18 U.S.C. § 656 Theft, embezzlement, or misapplication by bank officer or employee.
Mark W. Shoemaker Member; Burnt Pine Properties LLC 03-22-2013 GulfSouth Private Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Michael Bradley Bowen Partner; United Cellular 03-21-2013 GulfSouth Private Bank Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
William Cody Owner; C & C Holdings LLC 02-26-2013 GulfSouth Private Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Brandi Dukes Manager; Dukes Auto Collision Repair 12-27-2012 First Community Bank; U.S. Bank Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 4 Misprision of Felony.
Carlos Novelli Chief Operating Officer; Oxford Collection Agency 12-18-2012 Webster Bank Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Charles Harris Co-Owner; Oxford Collection Agency 12-17-2012 Webster Bank Sentenced to 4 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Randall Silver Chief Financial Officer; Oxford Collection Agency 12-13-2012 Webster Bank Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Edward S. Polen Owner; Polen's Lawn Care 12-10-2012 F&M Bank; Fifth Third Bank; First Bank; The Bank of Nashville; Synovus Bank Sentenced to 5 years 11 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity.
Lauretta Horton Controller; American Mortgage Specialists, Inc 11-29-2012 BNC National Bank Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
David Kaufman Auditor; American Mortgage Specialists, Inc 11-29-2012 BNC National Bank Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1503 Obstruction of Justice.
Clint Dukes Owner; Dukes Auto Collision Repair 11-28-2012 First Community Bank; U.S. Bank Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Scott Powers Chief Executive Officer; American Mortgage Specialists, Inc 10-19-2012 BNC National Bank Sentenced to 8 years in prison and ordered to pay $28,564,470 in joint and several restitution; $28,564,470 forfeiture. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
David McMaster Vice President; American Mortgage Specialists, Inc 10-19-2012 BNC National Bank Sentenced to 15 years 8 months in prison and ordered to pay $28,564,470 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Joseph D. Wheliss Owner; National Embroidery Works Inc 10-05-2012 Pinnacle National Bank Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Thomas Arney Owner; Body Shop Go-Go Club, Bootleggers, Maxwell's Tavern 08-24-2012 Bank of the Commonwealth Sentenced to 2 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally.
George Hranowskyj Owner; Operator 345 Granby LLC, Norfolk Property Development LLC 07-12-2012 Bank of the Commonwealth Sentenced to 14 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Ricardo Lewis Project Manager; Tivest Development & Construction LLC 05-14-2012 Bank of the Commonwealth Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Richard Pinto Owner; Oxford Collection Agency 05-11-2012 Webster Bank Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud. Sentence vacated and charges dismissed due to death.
Peter Pinto Owner; Oxford Collection Agency 05-11-2012 Webster Bank Sentenced to 4 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Eric Menden Owner; Operator 345 Granby LLC, Norfolk Property Development LLC 04-20-2012 Bank of the Commonwealth Sentenced to 11 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Christopher Woods Owner; Champion Construction LLC 04-12-2012 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Delton De Armas Chief Financial Officer; Taylor Bean & Whitaker 03-20-2012 Colonial Bank Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Troy A. Fouquet Owner; Team Management LLC, TRISA LLC 03-15-2012 First Community Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Matthew Amento Owner; Residential Real Estate 03-06-2012 Citigroup Inc.; Bank of America; PNC Bank; U.S. Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Thomas Fu Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, Treasurer; Galleria USA 01-26-2012 Bank of America; Cathay Bank; City National Bank; United Commercial Bank Sentenced to 1 year 9 months in prison and ordered to pay $4,700,000 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Cheri Fu President, Owner; Galleria USA 01-26-2012 Bank of America; Cathay Bank; City National Bank; United Commercial Bank Sentenced to 3 years in prison and ordered to pay $4,700,000 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud.
Robert Ilunga Operator; Weikele Properties Corp 01-18-2012 Goldman Sachs Bank; JPMorgan Chase Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Winston Shillingford Co-Owner; Weikele Properties Corp 10-19-2011 Goldman Sachs Bank; JPMorgan Chase Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 4 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Marleen Shillingford Co-Owner; Weikele Properties Corp 10-12-2011 Goldman Sachs Bank; JPMorgan Chase Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Sentenced to 3 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1956(h) Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Natallia Green No Title 09-15-2011 Bank of the Commonwealth Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1014 Loan and credit applications generally, renewals and discounts.
Francesco Mileto Real Estate Broker 05-02-2011 Orion Bank Sentenced to 5 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Lee B. Farkas Chairman; Taylor Bean & Whitaker 04-19-2011 Colonial Bank Sentenced to 30 years in prison and ordered to pay $3,507,840,682 in joint and several restitution; $38.5 million forfeiture. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1348 Securities Fraud. As a result of securities law violation charges by the SEC, a federal court prohibited further securities laws violations. Also prohibited from serving in a senior management or control position at any mortgage-related company or other financial institution, and holding any position involving financial reporting or disclosure at any public company whose stock is publicly traded.
Paul Allen Chief Executive Officer; Taylor Bean & Whitaker 04-01-2011 Colonial Bank Sentenced to 3 years 4 months in prison and ordered to pay $2,612,007,007 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States. As a result of securities fraud charges by the SEC, a federal court prohibited further securities laws violations.
Sean Ragland Senior Financial Analyst; Taylor Bean & Whitaker 03-31-2011 Colonial Bank Sentenced to 3 months in prison and ordered to pay $2,611,909,882 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States. Banned from participating in the affairs of financial institutions by the OTS for engaging or participating in violations of law or regulation, unsafe or unsound banking practices, and/or breach of fiduciary duty.
Raymond Bowman President; Taylor Bean & Whitaker 03-14-2011 Colonial Bank Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison and ordered to pay $500,622,007 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States. Banned from participating in the affairs of financial institutions by the OTS for engaging or participating in violations of law or regulation, unsafe or unsound banking practices, and/or breach of fiduciary duty.
Desiree Brown Treasurer; Taylor Bean & Whitaker 02-24-2011 Colonial Bank Sentenced to 6 years in prison and ordered to pay $3,507,840,682 in joint and several restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud. Banned from participating in the affairs of financial institutions by the OTS for engaging or participating in violations of law or regulation, unsafe or unsound banking practices, and/or breach of fiduciary duty.
Carlos Peralta No Title 01-03-2011 The Park Avenue Bank Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Christopher Loving Owner; Top Shelf Investments 06-24-2010 Omni National Bank Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally.
Delroy Davy Owner; Quantum Builders LLC, Jamsen Properties LLC 05-11-2010 Omni National Bank Sentenced to 14 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Brent Merriell No Title 03-23-2010 Omni National Bank Sentenced to 3 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1028 Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents and information; 18 U.S.C. § 1007 False Statements to FDIC.
Mark Anthony McBride No Title 04-24-2009 Omni National Bank Sentenced to 16 years 2 months in prison and ordered to pay $2,197,529 in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 152 Concealment of assets, false oaths and claims, bribery.


1 -- The criminal convictions, civil judgments, and enforcement actions in the database occurred as result of SIGTARP investigations. Criminal defendants were prosecuted by the Justice Department and, in a small number of cases, state attorney generals. Civil judgments and enforcement actions were brought by the Justice Department, federal and state regulatory agencies, and state attorney generals based on wrongdoing investigated by SIGTARP.


2 -- Information is drawn from multiple sources, including federal and state judiciary case management, and electronic case files; civil enforcement filings; court-ordered monitors' reports; and other law enforcement agency press releases. As of September 30, 2019.


3 -- SIGTARP investigates violations of the law by insiders or outsiders at public financial institutions where Treasury became a securities investor in exchange for a TARP capital investment. We investigate violations of the law by any participant in a TARP program, including for example, those involved in mortgage-backed securities markets. We previously investigated illegal activity by insiders of financial institutions who unsuccessfully sought Treasury's investment through TARP.


4 -- Applied for but did not receive TARP funds.