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Fraudulent Schemes Pre-Charge Victories


“Victories” Definition: DM Cantor defines a “Victory” as a Complete Acquittal at Jury/Bench Trial; cases Dismissed after they were set for Jury/Bench Trial; cases Dismissed prior to being set for Jury/Bench Trial; Pre-Charge/Pre-Indictment cases where DM Cantor Prevented Charges from being filed; a Partial Acquittal at Jury/Bench Trial; cases in which Charges were Substantially Reduced; and cases where Prison/Jail exposure or Civil Repercussions were Substantially Reduced.
Disclaimer – Results depend upon factors unique to each case and that results in one case do not predict similar results in others.

Not Charged | Felony Securities Fraud ($1,747,000), Felony Bank and Wire Fraud, Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Felony Money Laundering

State v. Mr. G (DMC No. 11956)

PRIVATE LAW FIRM INVESTIGATED AND RESOLVED WITH CIVIL SETTLEMENT

Not Charged | Federal Felony Mortgage Fraud ($1,100,000), Federal Felony Bank and Wire Fraud, Felony Fraudulent Schemes, and Felony Forgery

U.S. v. Ms. G (DMC No. 14158)

LARGE NATIONAL BANK INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Bank and Wire Fraud ($1,000,000), Felony Fraud Schemes ($450,000 Misappropriated from Wire Amount), Felony Money Laundering, Felony Sale of an Unlicensed Security and Felony RICO

State v. Mr. W (DMC No. 13130)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Mortgage Fraud ($1,000,000)

U.S. v. Mr. B (DMC No. 10625)

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION INVESTIGATED

Not Charged due to Civil Settlement | Federal & State Felony Securities Fraud (RICO), Felony Money Laundering & Felony Bank and Wire Fraud ($636,000)

U.S. v. Mr. N (DMC No. 7596)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Bank and Wire Fraud & Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($500,000)

U.S. v. Mr. C. (DMC No. 4579)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement ($471,640), Felony Mortgage Fraud and Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Mr. G (DMC No. 14590)

ENFORCEMENT AND COMPLIANCE DIVISION OF THE ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE INVESTIGATED (FILE NO. XXF-DI-XXX-REL)

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($350,000 Misappropriated Wire Transfer), Federal Felony Bank and Wire Fraud, Felony Theft, Felony Vulnerable Adult Abuse and Felony Unlawful Use of Power of Attorney

State v. Mr. D (DMC No. 15136)

MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DR NO. 20XX-XXXXXX3) AND  CFA INSTITUTE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal and State Felony RICO ($300,000), Felony Money Laundering & Felony Bank and Wire Fraud

U.S. v. Mr. R (DMC No. 6695)

U.S. SECRET SERVICE / UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes/Mortgage Fraud ($289,000) & Felony Forgery

State v. Mr. D (DMC No. 8662)

PRIVATE LAW FIRM INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement ($240,000 Misappropriated from Landscape Company), Felony Fraudulent Schemes & Felony Theft

State v. Ms. N (DMC No. 16283)

Glendale Police Department Investigated (DR No. 20XX–XXXXX3) & Maricopa County Attorney’s Office “Declined Charges”

Not Charged due to Civil Settlement | Federal RICO, Fraudulent Schemes ($200,000), Bank & Wire Fraud, Money Laundering & Theft of Means of Transportation ($85,000)

State v. Mr. G. and Mrs. G (DMC No. 6372 and 6373)

IRS AND JP MORGAN CHASE BANK INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement ($109,000 Misappropriated from a Non-Profit Educational Foundation), Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Felony Theft

State v. Mr. K (DMC No. 14801)

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($180,000 in Reversed Credit Card Charges) and Felony Theft

State v. Mr. E (DMC No. 14732)

TOLLESON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes/Insurance Fraud ($158,000) & Theft

State v. Mr. S (DMC No. 9815)

SCOTTSDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (CASE NO. ID14617) / ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement ($150,000) & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Ms. F (DMC No. 6773)

QUEST COMMUNICATIONS INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($150,000 with Prior Convictions)

State v. Mr. W (DMC No. 6732)

TEMPE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND MERIDIAN BANK INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Mortgage Fraud ($140,000), Felony Fraudulent Schemes & Felony Vulnerable Adult Abuse

State v. Mr. B (DMC No. 12267)

CALIFORNIA LAW FIRM INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement/Fraudulent Schemes ($120,000), Felony Money Laundering, Felony Theft, Felony Forgery & Felony Vulnerable Adult Abuse

State v. Ms. A (DMC No. 9212)

APACHE JUNCTION POLICE DEPARTMENT (CASE NO.DR 090819003) / PINAL COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement & Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($100,000)

State v. Ms. R. (DMC No.)

MARICOPA COUNTY

Not Charged – Resolved with Civil Settlement | Felony Embezzlement/RICO ($88,000 Misappropriated from Law Firm), Felony Fraudulent Schemes & Felony Theft

State v. Mr. A (DMC No. 9146)

SCOTTSDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DR#20XX-XXXX2); MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, CIVIL DIVISION (CASE NO. CV2008-015240)

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($84,000), Felony Theft & Felony Embezzlement

State v. Ms. M (DMC No. 8709)

TEMPE POLICE DEPARTMENT (CASE NO. DR08-094786)

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($72,500), Felony Vulnerable Adult Abuse and Felony Theft

State v. Mr. M (DMC No. 15188)

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES INVESTIGATED (CASE NO. 31XXXX)

Not Charged | Felony Insurance Fraud ($59,000) / Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Mr. G (DMC No. 5236)

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE / ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraud Schemes ($54,000)

State v. Mr. L (DMC No. 5603)

AHCCS INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement ($50,000 Misappropriated from Interior Design Business), Felony Fraudulent Schemes, Felony Theft, Felony Identify Theft, Felony Forgery and Felony Obtaining a Credit Card by Fraudulent Means

State v. Ms. R (DMC No. 14569)

PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DR NO. 20XX-XXXXXXX3)

Not Charged | Federal Felony Tax Evasion ($50,000)

U.S. v. Mr. K (DMC No.)

U.S. FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT OF ARIZONA

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement/Fraudulent Schemes ($40,000) & Felony Theft

State v. Ms. A (DMC No. 8089)

MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT (CASE NO. DR2006-0130457)

Not Charged (Result was Civil Settlement) | Felony Embezzlement ($35,000 Misappropriated from an HOA), Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Felony Theft

State v. Ms. T (DMC No. 15094)

PRIVATE LAW FIRM INVESTIGATED

Not Charged / Dismissed | Felony Insurance Fraud ($23,000), Felony Theft of Means of Transportation / Auto Theft & Misdemeanor False Reporting

State v. Mr. C (DMC No. 8485)

SURPRISE CITY COURT (CASE NO. CR07-01028) SURPRISE POLICE DEPARTMENT (DR NO. 07096356)

Not Charged | Felony Vulnerable Adult Abuse, Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($30,000) & Felony Theft | State vs. Ms. M

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 12289)

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement, Felony Theft & Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($20,000)

State v. Mr. S (DMC No. 7091)

Not Charged due to Civil Settlement | Felony Embezzlement, Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($15,000) & Felony Theft | State v. Ms. J

QUESTCOR PHARMACEUTICALS INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 11198)

Not Charged | Felony Benefits Fraud ($13,700 Misappropriated from AHCCCS) and Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Ms. G (DMC No. 13474)

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY AND FAMILY ASSISTANCE DIVISION INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Fraud ($9,000) & Federal Felony Theft| State vs. Mr. L

THE GERMAN CONSULATE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 12466)

Not Charged | Felony Benefits Fraud ($8,500 Misappropriated from SNAP), Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Felony Theft

State v. Ms. G (DMC 12809)

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes & Felony Theft ($8,000)

State v. Mr. M (Case No.)(DMC No.)

MARICOPA COUNTY

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement, Felony Theft & Felony Fraudulent Schemes ($7,500)

State v. Ms. C (DMC No. 7085)

Not Charged | Felony Fraud Schemes ($4,500) & Felony Theft | State v. Mr. R

MESA POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 11252)

Not Charged due to Cooperation Deal | Felony Fraudulent Schemes & Felony Theft ($3,700) | State v. Mr. T

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 11525)

Not Charged (Due to Civil Resolution) | Credit Card Fraud ($3,000) – State v. Mr. M.

WACHOVIA BANK (CASE NO. 90-01308) (DMC NO. 14997)

Not Charged | Felony Benefits Fraud ($2,000 Misappropriated from AHCCCS and SNAP) and Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Mr. T (DMC No. 13272)

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE AND DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY INVESTIGATED (CASE NO. 20XX-XXXXX3)

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement ($1,855 Misappropriated from Educational Association), Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and Felony Theft

State v. Mr. B (DMC No. 13979)

BISBEE POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DR NO. B20XX-XXX2)

Not Charged and Physical Therapy License Not Revoked at Professional Hearing | Felony Medicare Insurance/Benefits Fraud ($1,500 Misappropriated from Medicare), Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Felony Forgery

State v. Mr. K. (DMC No. 13080 and DMC No. 11324)

ARIZONA BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Forgery & Felony Fraudulent Schemes | State v. Mr. M

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INVESTIGATED (CASE NO. B13450960) (DMC NO. 14531)

Not Charged | Felony Insurance Fraud & Felony Theft of Means of Transportation / Auto Theft

State v. Mr. P (DMC No. 8525)

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraud & Felony Forgery

State v. Mr. S (DMC No. 4158)

MARICOPA COUNTY

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement/Fraud Schemes (Percocet from Hospital Pharmacy) & Theft

State v. Mr. G (DMC No. 9518)

MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Insurance Fraud and Felony Fraudulent Schemes | State v. Ms. K

PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 13763)

Not Charged Due to Cooperation with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office | Felony Fraudulent Schemes and Felony Forgery | State v. Mr. N

MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 13716)

Not Charged | Federal Felony Bank and Wire Fraud, Felony Mortgage Fraud & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

U.S. v. Mr. A (DMC No. 4623)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Identity Theft, Felony Fraud Schemes & Felony Forgery

State vs. Ms. B (DMC No. 10014)

TEMPE POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Bank and Wire Fraud & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

U.S. v. Mr. S (DMC No. 6444)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Workers Compensation Fraud | State v. Mr. V

THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF ARIZONA / LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 11841)

Not Charged | Federal Felony Bank and Wire Fraud & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

U.S. v. Mr. S. (DMC No. 10821)

SECRET SERVICE AND U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes (RICO), Felony Insurance Fraud & Felony Theft

State v. Ms. L (DMC No. 6458)

DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE FRAUD UNIT (CASE NO. DR05-00084) / ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Securities Fraud & Felony Bank and Wire Fraud

U.S. v. Mr D (DMC No. 3379)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Unlicensed Securities Sales

U.S. v. Mr. N (DMC No.)

FBI INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Federal Felony Counterfeiting

U.S. v. Mr. C (DMC No. 4583)

U.S. SECRET SERVICE INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Insurance Fraud & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Mr. S (DMC No. 9815)

Not Charged | Federal Felony Counterfeiting

U.S. v. Mr. G and Mr. S (DMC No.)

U.S. FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT OF ARIZONA

Not Charged | Federal Felony Manufacture and Sale of Counterfeit Rolex Watches

U.S. v. Ms. O and Ms. D (DMC No.)

FBI & U.S. ATTORNEY INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Mr. H (Case No.)(DMC No.)

MARICOPA COUNTY

Not Charged | Felony Prescription Fraud

State v. Mr. C (Case No.)(DMC No.)

Not Charged | Felony Embezzlement, Felony Theft & Felony Fraudulent Schemes

State v. Mr. M (Case No.)(DMC No.)

MARICOPA COUNTY

Not Charged | Felony Fraud Schemes, Felony False Reporting & Felony Defrauding a Secured Creditor

State vs. Mr. B (DMC No. 8601)

GLENDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED

Not Charged | Felony Insurance Fraud & Misdemeanor False Reporting & DUI | State v. Mr. M

CHANDLER POLICE DEPARTMENT (CASE NO. DR05-02-6752) (DMC NO. 6759)

Not Charged | Felony Fraud Schemes (Rolled Back Odometers) | State v. Mr. K

ARIZONA MVD INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 5226) (DMC NO. 4690)

Not Charged | Felony Insurance Fraud | State v. Mr. R

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 10148)

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes & Felony Theft

State v. Mr. M (Case No.)(DMC No.)

MARICOPA COUNTY

Not Charged | Felony Fraud Schemes (Selling Answers to CDL Exam) | State v. Mr. M

ARIZONA MVD INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 5226)

Not Charged | Felony Theft & Felony Fraudulent Use of Credit Card | State v. Mr. H

TEMPE POLICE DEPARTMENT (CASE NO. DR06-063813) (DMC NO. 7637)

Not Charged | Felony Benefits Fraud & Felony Fraud Schemes (A.C.C.H.S) | State v. Ms. M

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 4387)

Not Charged | Felony Credit Card Fraud | State v. Mr. H

PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 6001)

Not Charged | Felony Fraud Schemes | State v. Mr. S

PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT DR2004-4014728) (DMC NO. 5944)

Not Charged | Fraud, Identity Theft, Forgery and Possession of Marijuana | State v. Mr. S

SALT RIVER POLICE DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATED (DMC NO. 12052)

Not Charged | Felony Fraudulent Schemes (Counterfeiting $20 Bills), Felony Counterfeiting, Felony Theft & (2 counts) Felony Forgery

State v. Mr. M (DMC No. 11444)

MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATED (DR#20XXX-XXXXX7)

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