Miami, Florida - A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned an indictment Wednesday charging a citizen of Pakistan for allegedly leading a scheme to smuggle undocumented individuals into the United States from Pakistan and Afghanistan. 

Washington, DC - A Missouri man pleaded guilty Wednesday to rigging online bids submitted to the General Services Administration (GSA).

Santa Ana, California - A former Southern California resident was charged today with defrauding more than 100 investors out of $14 million by using boiler room tactics to fraudulently offer a “pre-IPO” investing opportunity in his online streaming and entertainment company, then using much of the funds to support his lavish lifestyle.

Santa Ana, California - An immigration services officer with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was arrested this morning in Maryland on a federal charge that alleges he obtained U.S. citizenship under a false name.

Los Angeles, California - A Southern California brother-and-sister team were arrested Tuesday on federal charges alleging they orchestrated a $6 million real estate fraud scam in which they listed homes without the owners’ consent and collected money from multiple would-be buyers for each of the not-for-sale homes.

Los Angeles, California - A Beverlywood man was arrested Tuesday morning on a federal criminal complaint alleging that victims put $227 million – investment principal that has yet to be repaid – into a scheme based on false claims their money would be used to acquire licensing rights to films that HBO and Netflix had agreed to distribute abroad, particularly in Latin America.