April 2, 2021


Former ParTech CFO pleads guilty to federal fraud, money laundering charges

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The former chief financial officer of ParTech in New Hartford pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges Thursday, after stealing money from the company to invest in a diamond selling scheme.

Michael Bartusek, 58, of Fairport, pleaded guilty to wire fraud, money laundering and filing a false tax return.

Bartusek admitted to defrauding the company of $776,000 from the summer of 2015 through the end of 2016, to invest in buying and selling diamonds from overseas. Bartusek told the court he had hoped to gain enough profits from the diamond sales to pay the money back before the

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Former Mexican politician pleads guilty to money laundering in areas including San Antonio

The disgraced, one-time presidential hopeful admitted to using Texas real estate

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11 nabbed in Oregon marijuana money laundering case

Search warrants served in Linn, Benton, Marion counties

More than $373,000 in US money was seized during a search of locations in Linn, Benton and Marion counties in a money laundering and racketeering investigation that ended with 11 arrests, March 24, 2021 (Albany PD)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A combined regional investigation that included the Oregon State Police and the FBI landed 11 people from Oregon, Washington and California in jail, each facing multiple charges including racketeering and

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Feds accuse Atlanta man of stealing millions in years-long money laundering scheme

The FBI said it charged and arrested an Atlanta man in connection to a money-laundering scheme that spanned roughly three years.

Federal investigators charged 37-year-old Atlanta man Abraham Adeniyi with money laundering and bank fraud offenses in connection to a scheme investigators said began in 2019 and continued through 2020. Officials said Adeniyi was arrested this Thursday morning in Georgia, and presented before a federal magistrate judge in the Northern District of Georgia.

The indictment came out of the Southern District of

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Sir Maejor Page indicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Sir Maejor Page, a well-known activist and agitator in the Toledo area, has been officially indicted on charges of money laundering and wire fraud stemming from a September arrest. Page is accused of receiving donations through a Facebook page for Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta which Page allegedly used to purchase a home in Toledo, along with a number of other expensive personal items. He was arrested during an FBI raid on that Toledo home, and appeared in U.S. District Court later that day.

The official indictment, filed on March 11, 2021, charges Page with

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Tech entrepreneur John McAfee charged with fraud, money laundering in cryptocurrency schemes

The Southern District of New York has charged tech entrepreneur John McAfee and his cryptocurrency team with fraud and money laundering conspiracy crimes related to two schemes that netted them $13 million.

McAfee, 75, and his executive adviser, Jimmy Gale Watson Jr., 40, are accused of crimes including conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud, conspiracy to commit securities and touting fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, substantive wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering for their alleged

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