Bankruptcy in a Fraudulent Way - II
December 28, 2007
Looking at a wide variety of criminal referrals, we targeted cases that had the most egregious examples of fraudulent conduct.
Mr. Schiff: Check time. The FBI in the Midwest began looking at strange bankruptcy cases …
Mr. Wolverton: "Looking at a wide variety of criminal referrals, we targeted cases that had the most egregious examples of fraudulent conduct."
Mr. Schiff: Special Agent Randy Wolverton of the FBI's Economic Crimes Unit…
Mr. Wolverton: "More specifically fraudulent information being submitted to the bankruptcy court system."
Mr. Schiff: In one case, Wolverton says a man used a different social security numbers than his own…
Mr. Wolverton: "Once we started looking at the case, we found a wider pattern of activity where this individual had filed for bankruptcy in different jurisdictions."
Mr. Schiff: The subject filed phony forms for loans and Wolverton says the man bilked various institutions of more than $100,000…
Mr. Wolverton: "Federally insured financial institutions; the U.S. Social Security Administration; the U.S. Department of Education was involved with this because we found a falsified college diploma that was used in this."
Mr. Schiff: The end result? Two years in a cell at a federal prison. I'm Neal Schiff of the Bureau and that's the FBI's Closed Case of the Week."
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