by Associated Press Published: August 11,2014
Tags: bench, court, craigslist, crime, fraud, identity theft, James Lewis Johnson, justice, law, law enforcement, legal, Nigeria, prison, scam, sentence, South Africa, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, William H. Barbour Jr.
JACKSON — Federal prosecutors say James Lewis Johnson has been sentenced to 86 months in prison for his role in a Mississippi-based fraud that used stolen financial information to get money and goods and then ship them to South Africa and Nigeria. Johnson was among several people indicted in the case earlier this year. He […] [...]
by Becky Gillette Published: February 26,2012
Tags: ABC News, Atlanta, Bully Tools, Diane Sawyer, F.A.B. America, FEMA, For America by American, Hurricane Katrina, Indiana, Joel Bassier, Lynne Bassier, Maine, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ocean Springs Mississippi, Ohio, Rada Cutlery, South Africa, Tolerance Americanism and Patriotism, Walmart
OCEAN SPRINGS – Lynne Bassier and her husband, Joel Bassier, emigrated from South Africa to the U.S. in 2000, bringing only two suitcases each with them at the time. And although Mrs. Bassier wasn’t born in the U.S., this is a merchant with a mission to help employment and the economy of the country she […] [...]