Posts Tagged ‘money laundering’

Former bank CEO gets six years-plus in prison

BUDE — A former bank executive has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for money laundering and bank fraud. U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and Daniel McMullen, the FBI agent in charge in Mississippi, announced the sentence yesterday in a news release Authorities say 58-year-old Larry Barnette Hill of Meadville served […] [...]

Former bank CEO pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering

BUDE — A former bank executive has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and money laundering. U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Larry Barnette Hill, 58, of Meadville, entered the plea in federal court in Jackson. Hill served as CEO of People’s Bank of the South in Bude. […] [...]

Ex-bank CEO charged with fraud, money laundering

BUDE — The former chief executive officer or a south Mississippi bank has been charged with fraud and money laundering. A criminal information filed in federal court says Larry Barnette Hill was CEO of Peoples Bank of the South in Bude. A criminal information often means a defendant will plead guilty. The document says Hill […] [...]

Attorney asks for time in illegal immigrant-harboring case

ABERDEEN — An attorney wants to delay the trial of a man charged with money laundering and harboring illegal immigrants. James Massey Jr. and A-1 Homes, LLC are accused of trying to conceal payments to an illegal immigrant who worked for the company. The Mississippi Secretary of State’s office shows the company with a Horn […] [...]

Ladners’ Katrina-kickback trial rescheduled for May

GULFPORT — The trial of a former county road manager from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and his wife has been rescheduled for May 14 in federal court in Gulfport. Roger Ladner, Hancock County’s former road manager, and his wife, Sharon, have pleaded not guilty to federal charges accusing them of being involved in a kickback […] [...]

Hancock Bank buys anti-money laundering solution

GULFPORT — Hancock Bank is implementing NICE Actimize’s anti-money laundering, fraud prevention and enterprise risk case management solutions. The bank decided upon a single-vendor selection to “future proof” its technology roadmap during a period of rapid growth for the bank. Hancock Bank’s deployment of NICE Actimize’s solutions will address online ACH (Automated Clearing House) and wire […] [...]

Criminal charges filed in Evans real estate fraud case

Charles H. Evans Jr. and his brother Chris Evans have each been charged with two felonies by the U.S. District Attorney. On Dec. 16 the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi charged each of the brothers with conspiracy to commit money laundering and bank fraud. The punishment for bank fraud is a fine […] [...]

Real estate investor sentenced for money laundering

by Published: July 9,2010

Tags: money laundering, mortgages, real estate, scam

BRANDON — A 42-year-old Brandon real estate investor who alerted federal authorities to his role in a mortgage fraud scheme has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison. The Clarion-Ledger reports David M. Strain was sentenced yesterday on a charge of money laundering. U.S. District Judge William Barbour Jr. and federal prosecutor […] [...]

Money laundering hearing rescheduled

by Published: May 19,2010

Tags: courts, money laundering

OXFORD — The trial of a woman accused of laundering some of the $10 million her husband allegedly embezzled from a Tennessee company has been rescheduled for June 28 in federal court in Oxford. Federal court records say Danielle J. Williams withdrew more than $300,000 from accounts where her husband allegedly put the stolen money. […] [...]

Green pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering

by Published: April 16,2010

Tags: courts, fraud, manufacturing, money laundering

OXFORD — The former president of PeopLoungers has pleaded guilty to bank fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oxford said 57-yer-old James Clifton “Jimmy” Green Jr. of Tupelo pleaded guilty April 15. Green was accused of misrepresenting his financial information to several banks to secure loans for his personal use. […] [...]

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