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Consumer and Investor Fraud

The MIMF Unit investigates and prosecutes complex consumer and investment fraud schemes committed by individuals and companies of national significance, including fraud committed by some of the world’s largest corporations and their employees, such as Boeing, Volkswagen, and Takata. The Unit also prioritizes the prosecution of fraud schemes involving elderly or otherwise vulnerable victims.

The Boeing Company

U.S. v. Boeing: 4:21-cr-00005-O

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U.S. v. Lee Elbaz: Docket No. 19-cr-00077

U.S. v. Yakov Cohen et al.: Docket No. 18-cr-00157

Volkswagen AG

U.S. v. James Robert Liang: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-1

U.S. v. Richard Dorenkamp: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-2

U.S. v. Heinz-Jakob Neusser: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-3

U.S. v. Jens Hadler: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-4

U.S. v. Bernd Gottweis: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-5

U.S. v. Oliver Schmidt: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-6

U.S. v. Jurgen Peter: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-7

U.S. v. Volkswagen AG: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-8

U.S. v. Martin Winterkorn: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-9

U.S. v. IAV GmbH: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20394-SFC-APP-10

U.S. v. Giovanni Pamio: Docket No: 2:17-mj-30330-DUTY-1

Takata Corporation

U.S. v. Shinichi Tanaka: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20810-GCS-EAS-1

U.S. v. Hideo Nakajima: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20810-GCS-EAS-2

U.S. v. Tsuneo Chikaraishi: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20810-GCS-EAS-3

U.S. v. Takata Corporation: Docket No. 2:16-cr-20810-GCS-EAS-4

Southport Lane

U.S. v. Robert McGraw : Docket No. 3:19-CR-00225-S-1

U.S. v. Andrew Scherr : Docket No. 3:19-CR-00225-S-2

Watkins et al.

U.S. v. Donald Watkins Sr.: Docket No. 2:18-cr-00166-KOB-JEO-1

U.S. v. Donald Watkins Jr.: Docket No. 2:18-cr-00166-KOB-JEO-2

Lumber Liquidators Holding, Inc.

U.S. v. Lumber Liquidators Holding, Inc.: Docket No. 3:19-cr-00052-JAG-1

Ponzi Schemes

U.S. v. Reva Stachniw et al.: 1:21-cr-00148-PAB

U.S. v. William E Dawn : Docket No. 1:15-cr-00040-REB-1

U.S. v. Brian G. Elrod: Docket No. 1:15-cr-00001-WJM-1

U.S. v. Bart Sidney Posey Sr.: Docket No. 3:13-cr-00119-1

U.S. v. William M. Worthy II: Docket No. 3:13-cr-00119-2

U.S. v. Richard Hall Bachman: Docket No. 3:13-cr-00119-3

U.S. v. Angela Slavey Posey: Docket No. 3:13-cr-00119-4

U.S. v. Kenneth Brewington : Docket No. 1:15-CR-00073-PAB-1

U.S. v. Edwin Fujinaga: Docket No. 2:15-cr-00198-LDG-NJK-1

U.S. v. Junzo Suzuki: Docket No. 2:15-cr-00198-LDG-NJK-2

U.S. v. Paul Suzuki: Docket No. 2:15-cr-00198-LDG-NJK-3

U.S. v. Robert Allen Stanford: Docket No. 4:09-cr-00342-1

U.S. v. Laura Pendergest-Holt: Docket No. 4:09-cr-00342-2

U.S. v. Gilbert T. Lopez: Docket No. 4:09-cr-00342-3

U.S. v. Mark J. Kuhrt: Docket No. 4:09-cr-00342-4

U.S. v. James M. Davis: Docket No. 4:09-cr-00335-1

Updated August 11, 2023