Category: Illinois – Southern District

Freeburg Couple Sentenced for Defrauding Elderly Family Member | USAO-SDIL

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Ronald Speiser, 81, and Jean Speiser, 81, of Freeburg, Illinois, will spend their  next  year  in  home  confinement  making  restitution  payments  after  defrauding  an  elderly family…

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Saint Louis Man Sentenced for Drug and Gun Offenses | USAO-SDIL

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Lamondra Beckley, 43, of Saint Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 147 months in prison on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, in federal court in East St. Louis,…

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Second Metro East Man Pleads Guilty in Bank Fraud Scam | USAO-SDIL

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Aijeigh McShan, 20, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, pled guilty today to conspiracy and bank fraud charges in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois. McShan is…

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Former Massac County Official Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud | USAO-SDIL

BENTON, Ill. – Christopher Thompson, 30, of Kevil, Kentucky, pleaded guilty today to one count of Wire Fraud and seven counts of Mail Fraud for engaging in a scheme to defraud…

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Vandalia Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Child Pornography | USAO-SDIL

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Bradley L. Matthews, 39, of Vandalia, Illinois, entered a plea of guilty to distribution of child pornography on November 2, 2021, in federal court in East…

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U.S. SETTLES DISPUTE WITH LESSIE BATES DAVIS NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE OVER ITS AMERICORPS PROGRAM | USAO-SDIL

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – Non-profit Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House (“LBDNH”) has agreed to pay the United States $100,000 and enter into a compliance agreement to resolve a civil False Claims Act…

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EAST ALTON WOMAN SENTENCED TO 14 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR STEALING DISABLED DAUGHTER’S SOCIAL SECURITY FUNDS | USAO-SDIL

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An East Alton, Illinois, woman was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for stealing her disabled daughter’s Social Security funds.   The sentencing hearing was…

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O’FALLON, IL BOOKKEEPER SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING CLIENT OUT OF MORE THAN $1,000,000 | USAO-SDIL

O’Fallon, Ill. – An O’Fallon, Illinois, bookkeeper was sentenced to 4 years in prison for defrauding one  of  her  clients  out  of  more  than  $1,000,000.  The  sentencing  hearing  was  conducted  on…

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Jury Convicts Missouri Man for using Online Dating App to Lure a Teen Girl to have Sex and Produce Child Pornography | USAO-SDIL

BENTON, Ill. –   A Jefferson County, Missouri man is facing at least 15 years in prison after afederal jury found him guilty Monday of arranging to have sexual activity with…

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Belleville Nurse Pleads Guilty to Stealing Drugs from Elderly Patients | USAO-SDIL

EAST  ST.  LOUIS,  Ill.  –  A  Belleville  nurse,  Angela  Mohler,  40,  pled  guilty  to  five  counts of obtaining drugs by fraud on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. According to court documents, Mohler…

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