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pexels-karolina-grabowska-4197564-300x200A Chicago businessman faces charges for allegedly swindling more than $2.6 million from two hospitals that ordered personal protective equipment (PPE) from his biotechnology company.

Dennis Haggerty, 44, of Burr Ridge, IL, was arrested and charged in federal court on Tuesday with one count of wire fraud. Attorney information was not available at the time of writing.

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pexels-karolina-grabowska-5239822-300x200A Miami couple has been indicted in Pittsburgh for their alleged involvement in a scheme to defraud Verizon Wireless out of millions of dollars.

Samuel T. Johnson, 31, and Daphne Debrosse, 30, were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Johnson was ordered held pending trial on grounds that he constituted a flight risk. The press did not name an attorney for the couple.

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pexels-andrea-piacquadio-3768131-300x200The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio has announced an indictment charging two Florida men for their alleged involvement in a so-called “grandparent scam.”

Johnny Lee Palmer, 25, and John Tyler Pla, 25, both of Tampa, FL, are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud. Attorney information was not available at the time of writing.

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pexels-paul-ijsendoorn-1181202-300x195A former subway conductor is being accused of fraudulently obtaining approximately $114,000 in workers’ compensation payments from NYC Transit over the course of several years even though he was allegedly not injured.

Giovanni Seminerio, 48, of Alva, FL, is charged with grand larceny, offering a false instrument for filing, falsifying business records and related charges. He was released and ordered to return to court on November 17. Attorney information was not available.

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pexels-pixabay-76969-300x204The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida announced an indictment Tuesday charging an Orlando man for lying about damage caused to his property by Hurricane Irma.

Steven Rembert, 48, of Orange County, is charged with disaster assistance fraud related to Hurricane Irma. If convicted, he faces up to 30 years in federal prison, sources indicate. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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