Category: Georgia – Northern District

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia celebrates 16th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Acting U.S. Attorney Kurt R. Erskine joins the entire Department of Justice to observe the 16th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Department echoes voices around the…

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Chief Operating Officer of network security company charged with cyberattack on Gwinnett Medical Center | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Vikas Singla has been arraigned on charges arising out of a cyberattack conducted on Gwinnett Medical Center in 2018. Singla was indicted by a federal grand jury on…

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Atlanta man sentenced for laundering over $247,000 from business email compromise schemes | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Anthony Dwayne King has been sentenced for laundering over $247,000, generated from business email compromise (BEC) schemes committed against Minnesota and Oregon homebuyers, a Delaware law firm, and…

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Atlanta couple indicted for millions in Economic Impact Disaster Loan Program fraud | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Paul Kwak and Michelle Kwak have been indicted on charges arising out of a scheme to defraud the U.S. Small Business Administration by filing fraudulent applications in the…

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Acting U.S. Attorney Erskine recognizes Police Week | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – In honor of National Police Week, Acting U.S. Attorney Kurt R. Erskine recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. This year, the…

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California man arraigned for his role in a phone trade-in scheme | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – David Shemtov has been arraigned after being charged with eight counts of wire fraud for his role in a scheme to fraudulently inflate the reimbursement value of more…

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Four men sentenced to prison for purchasing millions of dollars worth of cigarettes using stolen credit cards | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Mamadou Sow, Demarcus Myree, Boubacar Tivalo, and Jacob James, have been sentenced for access device fraud and aggravated identity theft related to purchases of massive quantities of cigarettes…

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Couple sentenced for laundering over $500,000 on behalf of India-based phone scammers | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Husband and wife Mehulkumar Manubhai Patel and Chaitali Dave have been sentenced for laundering over $500,000 on behalf of India-based phone scammers.  “International call centers continue to victimize…

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Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill indicted for federal civil rights violations | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA – Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill has been indicted on federal civil rights charges for ordering his employees to use excessive force against four pretrial detainees at the Clayton…

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