David Kaup is wanted for failure to appear for sentencing in the United States District Court, Central District of California, on December 17, 2012.
Kaup previously pled guilty to two counts of wire fraud on April 9, 2012. According to his plea agreement, Kaup carried out three separate fraud schemes that caused victims to lose millions of dollars. Kaup admitted in his plea agreement that over a period of approximately five years, he defrauded more than 50 families out of more than $11 million. Many of these victims were working class families who sought Kaup's assistance to refinance their homes.
Kaup's last known city of residence was San Gabriel, California. He has been known to work as a disc jockey in the Los Angeles and Las Vegas areas.