Category: Fraud

Nov 15

New York Appeals Court Rules Man Can Be Financially Punished During Divorce For Conviction

James Gansman (Robert Miller)

A New York appeals court has ruled that James E. Gansman’s share of marital property during his divorce must be reduced because his family was negatively impacted by his conviction for insider trading that he insists he was innocent of committing. Gansman married his wife Linda in 1989. They had two sons, one born in …

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Sep 15

Prosecutor Immunity Bars Lawsuit After Indictment For Insurance Fraud Dismissed Against Four People

Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance announcing indictment of 106 people for SSDI fraud on January 7, 2014, with photo displayed of an indicted “disabled” man who was sport fishing on a boat. (Michael Appleton - NY Times)

A federal judge in New York City has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit filed by four people whose indictments related to an alleged insurance fraud scheme were dismissed in August 2016 before they had gone to trial. In January 2014, 106 people were indicted by a grand jury in Manhattan for Grand Larceny and Criminal …

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Jan 14

John Kennedy O’Hara’s Voting Fraud Convictions Overturned After 18 Year Fight

John Kennedy O’Hara in courtroom when his conviction was overturned on January 12, 2017 (Jesse Ward, NY Daily News)

On January 12, 2017 John Kennedy O’Hara’s 1999 voting fraud related convictions were overturned in Kings County, New York. John O’Hara was an attorney in Brooklyn who in the early-to-mid-1990s was an active political opponent of Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes. In the 1990s O’Hara ran five times against Hynes allies — twice for …

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Dec 17

Luke Brett Moore Acquitted Of Fraud For Withdrawing $2.18 Million Through His Bank Account

Luke Brett Moore wearing ‘Make Love Not War’ t-shirt (Facebook)

Luke Brett Moore has been acquitted on appeal of committing bank fraud for withdrawing more than $2 million* through his bank account in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. Goulburn is a city of 23,000 about 120 miles southwest of Sydney. On March 11, 2010 22-year-old Luke Moore opened a “Complete Freedom” bank account at the …

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Jul 29

Tang Nguyen Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Conviction For Avoiding $129.73 In Federal Taxes On “Contraband” Vietnamese Cigarettes

“Sleigh” brand Vietnamese cigarette package

A federal appeals court has acquitted 62-year-old Tang Nguyen of her 2012 conviction of knowingly receiving cigarettes mailed from Vietnam to Nebraska that were considered contraband because $129.73 in federal cigarette taxes had not been paid on them. Tang Nguyen, who is also known by her nickname Janny, is a Vietnamese immigrant living in Lincoln, …

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Nov 23

Compensation Ordered For Man Wrongly Convicted Of Attempted Culpable Homicide

Kerala High Court in Kochi, Kerala, India (www.highcourtofkerala.nic.in)

India’s High Court in Kerala has ordered that Muraleedharan R U be provided with compensation for his wrongful conviction of attempted culpable homicide. In 2004 Muraleedharan was an employee of the Changaramkari temple in Mararikulam, on India’s southwest coast. On September 27, 2004 he got into a fight with a neighbor who used Muraleedharan’s motorcycle …

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Jun 02

Karen Anne Christiansen Acquitted By CA Appeals Court Of Conflict Of Interest Convictions

Karen Anne Christiansen, 52, outside Santa Monica Courthouse on December 26, 2010 the day she was charged (Scott Smeltzer, Daily Pilot (Newport, CA))

The California Court of Appeals has acquitted Karen Anne Christiansen of her 2011 conflict of interest convictions and ordered dismissal of the charges. On June 1, 2006 Karen Anne Christiansen began a contractual relationship with the Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) for her to provide consulting services as an independent contractor. The contract specifically …

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Oct 26

Christina Maycock Reimbursed $20,733 Restitution After Fraud Conviction Overturned

Christina Maycock Reimbursed $20,733 Restitution After Fraud Conviction Overturned

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Aug 28

Diane Lee Acquitted By Appeals Court Judges Who Are Sued For Malfeasance

Diane Lee Acquitted By Appeals Court Judges Who Are Sued For Malfeasance

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