Stone Ridge, New York Man Sentenced in Fraudulent Lien and Judgment Scheme
Defendant Who Mailed Multiple Fraudulent Liens and Judgments Sentenced to 60 Months of Imprisonment and Ordered to Pay $63,401.89 in Restitution
|U.S. Attorney’s Office December 12, 2011|
ALBANY, NY—United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Clifford C. Holly, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Albany Division, announced that RICHARD ENRIQUE ULLOA, age 52, of Stone Ridge, New York, was sentenced today by the Honorable Thomas J. McAvoy in Federal District Court in Albany following his trial and conviction on seven counts of mail fraud. ULLOA was sentenced to 60 months of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release. ULLOA was also ordered to pay $63,401.89 in restitution.
In September 2009 ULLOA began mailing numerous fraudulent liens and judgments to a variety of individuals and financial institutions who had displeased ULLOA. The liens and judgments falsely claimed that the individuals and financial institutions owed ULLOA billions of dollars.
ULLOA was found guilty of seven counts of mail fraud following a jury verdict on December 30, 2010.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.