Thirteen Charged for Identity Theft, Money Laundering in Gas Pump Scheme

Thieves Who Stole Credit Card Information at Gas Pumps Arrested, Charged with Money Laundering Thirteen suspects total have been arrested and charged with identity theft and money laundering in a nationwide gas pump theft scheme, according to federal prosecutors. Four suspects have pleaded not guilty to money laundering, identity theft, credit card fraud, and other federal charges on Monday, January 20th. Nine others were being arrested. Reportedly, the thieves used a device on the side of gas pumps in Georgia, South Carolina, and Texas … [Read more...]

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty in Multimillion Dollar SC Ponzi Scheme

Man from Arizona Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Charges in South Carolina Ponzi Scheme A 22-year-old Arizona man, who was indicted with his brother this past spring, pleaded guilty to charges for his role in a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme in South Carolina. Benton T. Hall, from Mesa, Arizona, has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and obstruction of justice. Hall and his brother Gordon were indicted in March of this year for their alleged involvement in a Ponzi scheme run in South Carolina by Ron “Ronnie” Wilson, a former … [Read more...]