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Title: U.S. Attorney's Office District of NJ Report.
Start Date: 6/4/2014

New Jersey Business Owner Charged With Operating Corporate Ponzi Scheme Resulting In More Than $42 Million In Losses

"Shirley Sooy, 63, currently of Fort Smith, Ark., surrendered in Newark this afternoon to inspectors of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and special agents of IRS-Criminal Investigation on a criminal complaint charging her with wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud, and transacting in criminal proceeds." 

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Title: The United States Attorney's Office Reports
Start Date: 6/3/2014

A New York man was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay more than  $1.5 million in restitution for his role in a conspiracy that skimmed more than  $1.7 million from trucking companies. Dilshod Sidikov, aka “Dema”, 26, of Brooklyn, N.Y.,  was sentenced to 37 months in prison after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.

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Past Report from:

I.C.E ( U.S. Immigration and Customs  Enforcement )


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Title: Stolen Identity Leads for Stolen Freight
Start Date: 4/30/2014




FTL / 23 pallets / plumbing goods: valves, nipples, plugs, tees, elbows, and couplings for plumbing, gas, and oil applications / Approx. loss: $99,778.28

Date of Loss:

3/29/14 – 9:00 AM


2867 Vail Avenue, Commerce, CA 90040


A truck and trailer arrived to pick up the materials Friday morning at approx. 9:00 AM with all the proper purchase order information / got loaded / left the facility. The driver signed for the shipments as “Fernando Lopez.”  On Monday morning, Smith-Cooper received a call from one of the customers inquiring as to the whereabouts of their shipment. Attempts to contact “Howard” at the e-mail address / cell number were unsuccessful and the consignments were never delivered.  It was later determined that GEL was the victim of identity theft as they are based out of Colorado / are only a local carrier and did not dispatch a truck to California.

Driver / Suspect:

Fernando Lopez is described as a male Hispanic / late twenties to early thirties / approx. 5’10”, 180 lbs., speaks English and Spanish, and was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt over his head with dark sunglasses.

Any information about the actual identity of this individual driver or other information and/or possible victimization by this group of individuals should be communicated to Internet Truckstop at or Paul Zavala, PI / Transit Risk Management Cell: 562-281-7876 Fax: 562-436-0901 Email: Cell: 562-281-7876


Title: Office of Inspector General of D.O.T. Reports
Start Date: 4/30/2014

On April 17, 2014, Tina Blyth of Cairo GA was sentenced in U.S. District Court, Albany, Georgia.

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