Howard L. Young, 75, of Nashville, was charged with four counts of bank fraud, six counts of wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. If convicted, he faces a fine of up to $1 million and up to 30 years in prison. The press did not name an attorney for him.
Named in the indictments are Tarnavis A. Lee, 41, owner of Lee’s Toddler Town, Inc.; Demetra M. Jackson, 41, owner of Jitter Bugs, Inc.; Elizabeth McFarland, 46, owner of Tater Tots, Inc.; and LaShanda Hudson, 39, owner of a daycare business in her name. The four women are charged with multiple counts of mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering. It is unclear if they have acquired legal representation.
In one of the country’s largest coronavirus (COVID-19) relief fraud schemes, a South Florida rapper and a Pennsylvania tow truck operator have been accused of pocketing millions of dollars from a federal loan program meant for businesses impacted by the pandemic.
Diamond Blue Smith, 36, of Miramar, FL, and Tonye C. Johnson, 28, of Flourtown, PA, were charged with wire fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. Attorney information was not available at the time of writing.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has announced charges against a Northampton County man accused of swindling over 50 victims out of more than a $1 million by selling them worthless stocks.
Robert McCabe, 76, of Bangor, PA, was charged with multiple counts of securities fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud. Attorney information was not available.
Jose Angel Aman, 51, of Washington D.C. was charged with wire fraud on September 11. The press did not name an attorney for him.