Category: North Carolina – Western District

Nurse Practitioner Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy In $15 Million Durable Medical Equipment Scheme | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Justin Segrest, 44, of Mount Airy, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer today and pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge for his role in…

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U.S. Attorney Dena J. King Urges Consumers To Beware Of Common Summer Scams | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – With summer upon us, U.S. Attorney Dena J. King urges consumers to be mindful of vacation, employment, and other summertime schemes, and take measures to avoid falling…

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Charlotte Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud Conspiracy For Falsely Obtaining Coronavirus Relief Funds | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Yesenia Rodriguez, 25, of Charlotte, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer today and pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud for fraudulently obtaining over…

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Hickory Man Is Sentenced To Nearly 20 Years In Prison On Drug And Gun Charges | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, U.S. District Judge Kenneth D. Bell sentenced Koby Dale Tevepaugh, 32, of Hickory, N.C., to 235 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release…

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Mexican National Is Sentenced To More Than 12 Years For Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering, And Illegal Reentry | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jose Velasquez, 38, of Mexico, was sentenced yesterday to 151 months in prison and five years of supervised release for drug trafficking, money laundering, and illegal reentry,…

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Charlotte Man Is Sentenced To More Than 12 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking Of A Minor | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dajuan Akeem Blair, 26, of Charlotte, was sentenced to 151 months in prison today for sex trafficking of a minor, announced Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for…

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Home Health Care Provider Is Sentenced To Prison For Stealing More Than $1 Million From Two Elderly Clients | USAO-WDNC

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Chief U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced Lindsey Allison Kerns, 39, of Mars Hill, N.C., to 45 months in prison today, for stealing more than $1 million…

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Charlotte Doctor Is Indicted For $11 Million Durable Medical Equipment Scheme | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A Charlotte doctor is facing federal charges for her role in a durable medical equipment (DME) scheme that defrauded federal benefits programs of more than $11 million,…

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Federal Indictment Charges CPA With Securities Fraud | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A federal grand jury sitting in Charlotte has returned a criminal indictment charging Mac Wayne Billings, 48, of Raleigh, N.C., with securities fraud, for defrauding at least…

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