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U.S. Man Residing in Costa Rica Pleads Guilty for Role in Two Separate Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Schemes

Feb 03, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

Defendant Charged in Connection with $10 Million Offshore Sweepstakes Fraud Ploy,

$2.5 Million High-Yield Investment Scheme

A U.S. man residing in Costa Rica pleaded guilty today for his role in two separate schemes. One scheme was a $10 million sweepstakes scheme that targeted elderly U.S. residents, and the other was a $2.5 million high-yield investment fraud scheme, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Departments Criminal Division and U.S....