Jesse Jackson Jr. camp silent on federal investigation

October 16, 2012

Chicago Sun-Times on October 15, 2012 released the following:

“BY NATASHA KORECKI

Federal subpoenas have already been sent out. Witnesses with ties to U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. have been interviewed. Recently, Jackson’s attorneys met with federal prosecutors in an attempt to dissuade them from taking further steps against the congressman.

By all accounts, the criminal investigation into Jackson’s finances is in an advanced stage of development.

Since the story was first reported last week by the Chicago Sun-Times, however, neither Jackson, his attorneys, his publicly elected wife, his staff or his famous father have publicly commented.

That is with the exception of a Jackson congressional spokesman, Frank Watkins, who told the Sun-Times Friday he was not in regular contact with the congressman and did not even have a phone number for him.

On Monday, the online blog Gawker reported that Jackson was spotted at a DuPont Circle bar in Washington, D.C., last week, drinking with two women.

Jackson’s family had previously said that Jackson was at his Washington, D.C., home but remained under a doctor’s care. He has been on leave from Congress since June. Sources with knowledge of the investigation say that the federal probe into Jackson involves whether he improperly used his campaign fund. The sources said that Jackson’s attorneys raised his recent illness in their discussions with authorities.

“I really can’t communicate with you right now, I’m on a plane,” the Rev. Jesse Jackson said before hanging up on Monday. He later could not be reached.

Jackson Jr. remains on the Nov. 6 ballot. His adversaries have called on Jackson to campaign or drop out of the race. He faces Republican Brian Woodworth and independent Marcus Lewis. Anthony W. Williams intends to run as a write-in candidate.

Jackson has been on leave since June 10 and his aides eventually said the congressman suffered from bipolar depression.”

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2nd campaign aide to DC mayor faces federal charges

May 24, 2012

CBS News on May 24, 2012 released the following:

“WASHINGTON — A second former aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was charged Wednesday with a federal offense arising from Gray’s 2010 campaign and intends to plead guilty, a day after another aide’s guilty plea revealed the use of underhanded tactics to get Gray elected.

Howard Brooks, a 64-year-old campaign consultant to Gray, faces a single count of making a false statement to the FBI. He was charged in a criminal information, a document that typically means a defendant has reached a plea deal. A plea hearing was scheduled for Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court.

According to the document, Brooks told FBI agents in April 2011 that he never gave any cash, money orders or other payments to the campaign of minor mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown, when in fact Brooks did make such payments.

At some point after the agents interviewed him, Brooks began cooperating with the FBI.

The charges have rattled the first-term mayor, who has been the subject of a federal probe since Brown went public last March with allegations that he was paid by the Gray campaign and promised a job in the Gray administration in exchange for making disparaging comments about then-mayor Adrian Fenty on the campaign trail. Gray has denied knowledge of the payments.

Gray declined to comment Wednesday on the charges, citing the ongoing investigation.

“We’ll let the investigation play out as well as it should, and then we’ll see where we are,” Gray said before chastising reporters for not paying attention to “the good things that are going on in this city.”

Gray won the 2010 Democratic primary by 10 percentage points after tapping into widespread dissatisfaction with Fenty, perceived by many as aloof. Gray, 69, billed himself as the more ethical candidate, criticizing Fenty for steering lucrative government contracts to his fraternity brothers. But Gray’s administration has been mired in scandal since shortly after he took office.

Thomas Gore, the acting treasurer for Gray’s campaign who pleaded guilty Tuesday, said in court that he was captured on a wiretap talking to Brooks about shredding evidence of payments to Brown. Brooks was not mentioned by name in court because he had not yet been charged.

Gore acknowledged at his plea hearing that he and Brooks conspired to convert undocumented cash contributions into money orders that were given to Brown, and that Brown was paid to stay in the race and disparage Fenty. The money orders contained the names of relatives and associates of Brooks, including his son Peyton Brooks. Gore admitted giving Brown $660 in money orders, although Brown contends the Gray campaign gave him more.

Peyton Brooks’ attorney, Troy W. Poole, confirmed Wednesday that his client has been granted immunity from prosecution in the ongoing federal probe. Poole added that Howard Brooks’ guilty plea had nothing to do with his client receiving immunity.

The charge against Brooks is a felony that carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison, although Brooks would likely receive a much lighter sentence under federal guidelines. His cooperation also could lead to a reduced sentence.

Brooks’ attorney, Glenn Ivey, did not return a message seeking comment.

Brooks and the mayor are not close — Gray said in late 2011 that he had not spoken to Brooks all year — and Brooks is not well-known in district politics. He is, however, a close personal friend of Lorraine Green, Gray’s campaign chairwoman and closest adviser during his 2010 bid. Brown has said he also received money from Green before she delegated that task to Brooks.

Brooks was rewarded handsomely for his work on the Gray campaign, receiving $44,000 in consulting fees. He was also paid $34,500 by the Gray transition.

Council Chairman Kwame Brown is also the subject of a federal probe for actions during his 2008 campaign, and former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. is heading to prison after pleading guilty in January to embezzling from the city.

Several Gray campaign staffers have said Sulaimon Brown’s harsh rhetoric against Fenty at campaign forums amounted to a sideshow that did nothing to help Gray, although Brown has claimed his efforts were crucial. The Gray administration appointed Brown to a $110,000-a-year position in January 2011 and fired him less than a month later.

In a statement emailed to reporters Wednesday morning before the charges against Brooks were filed, Brown called on Gray to resign for violating the public trust. He also praised U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen for his efforts.

“I was not looking for vindication for the truth need not be vindicated,” Brown wrote. “I was seeking justice.””

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Connecticut art gallery owner arrested on federal charges alleging fraud

April 4, 2012

PostCrescent.com on April 3, 2012 released the following:

By John Christoffersen, Associated Press

“BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTW) — An art dealer was arrested on fraud charges Tuesday, more than a year after his Madison gallery was raided by the FBI.

David Crespo, who has been accused previously of dishonest dealings in the art world, appeared in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport on mail and wire fraud charges. He was released on $50,000 bond.

Crespo owned Brandon Gallery, which was raided in November 2010 by FBI agents who seized several pieces of artwork. At the time Crespo denied that he was the target of a federal probe and said he was assisting a larger investigation into art fraud.

Crespo’s attorney and his wife declined to comment at Tuesday’s hearing.

Philip Coffaro, a Long Island art gallery owner who once did business with Crespo, said he was interviewed by FBI agents who showed him fraudulent certificates that Crespo had apparently used to overstate the value of signed Marc Chagall prints. Crespo would buy items from him for around $200 and mark them up as much as $10,000 for sale as far afield as Korea, Coffaro said.

“The certificates were disgusting,” Coffaro said.

Coffaro had a falling-out with Crespo in 2008 when he accused his former associate of selling off a piece of art that did not belong to him.

A lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York alleged that Coffaro loaned Crespo a Salvador Dali painting, “Folle Folle Folle Minerva.” Coffaro said Crespo later refused his demands to return it, giving it instead to another man to pay off a debt.

Coffaro spent $40,000 to reclaim the painting and sold it for about $220,000, but Crespo continued to claim ownership of the painting, according to a complaint.

A judge ruled in 2010 that Coffaro is the rightful owner. That ruling is under appeal.

“David is his own worst enemy,” said Coffaro, who owns Gallery 25 in Mineola, N.Y. “He took advantage of the system. He took advantage of people. He’s very smooth.”

The next court hearing for Crespo was scheduled for July 13.”

18 U.S.C. § 1341 – Mail Fraud

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Justice Department, FBI to probe Florida teen’s death

March 20, 2012

CNN on March 20, 2012 released the following:

“By the CNN Wire Staff

Sanford, Florida (CNN) — Federal prosecutors and the FBI will investigate the killing of an unarmed African-American teen amid claims of racial profiling and widespread calls for charges against the Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer who has acknowledged shooting him.

“The department will conduct a thorough and independent review of all of the evidence and take appropriate action at the conclusion of the investigation,” Justice Department spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa said Monday in a written statement. “The department also is providing assistance to and cooperating with the state officials in their investigation into the incident.”

Trayvon Martin, 17, was shot and killed February 26 while walking to his father’s fiancee’s house in Sanford after a trip to a nearby convenience store.

His father said Monday the family believes race was a factor in their son’s death, fueling a huge surge in the public outcry over the incident in the racially mixed community 16 miles northeast of Orlando.

“I think that’s an issue that Mr. Zimmerman himself considers as someone suspicious — a black kid with a hoodie on, jeans, tennis shoes,” Martin said on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” “Thousands of people wear that outfit every day, so what was so suspicious about Trayvon that Zimmerman felt as though he had to confront him?”

The case was one of the most discussed topics Tuesday morning on the social networking service Twitter, much of it dedicated to an online petition posted by Trayvon’s parents last month calling on Florida authorities to charge Zimmerman.

As of Tuesday morning, more than 534,000 people had signed the petition at Change.org, making it the third-largest petition campaign ever at the site, according to spokeswoman Megan Lubin. More than 10,000 people an hour were signing the petition early Tuesday.

Zimmerman, 28, has claimed self-defense in the shooting, according to police, who say they have not charged him because they have no evidence to refute his story.

But demonstrators who have turned out in recent days to protest police handling of the case have mocked Zimmerman’s claim, carrying bags of Skittles like the one Trayvon had bought shortly before his death.

CNN has made numerous attempts to contact Zimmerman, who is Hispanic, but have been unsuccessful. In a statement to the Orlando Sentinel, Zimmerman’s father says his son grew up in a multiracial family and has moved out of his home after receiving death threats.

Florida’s deadly force law allows people to meet “force with force” if they believe they or someone else is in danger of being seriously harmed by an assailant, but exactly what happened in the moments leading up to Trayvon’s death remain unclear.

Zimmerman’s father released a statement to the Orlando Sentinel last week in which he said his son never followed or confronted Trayvon. But on Monday, police released 911 recordings in which Zimmerman says he is, in fact, following the boy.

“Something’s wrong with him. Yep. He’s coming to check me out,” Zimmerman told a police dispatcher. “He’s got something in his hands. I don’t know what his deal is. Send officers over here.”

The teen started to run, Zimmerman reported. When he said he was following, the dispatcher told him, “We don’t need you to do that.”

A few minutes later, someone who lives near the scene of the shooting called 911 to report an altercation. In the background, someone can be heard screaming for help, but the caller said she was too afraid to go outside and see what was going on.

Trayvon’s father said he believed the pleas for help were his son’s last words.

“It’s heart-wrenching, because those actually were my son’s last words,” he said. “And to hear his last words being cries of help, is devastating. It tears me apart as a father.”

On Monday afternoon, White House spokesman Jay Carney said the FBI was monitoring the case but that the White House was not going to “wade into a local law enforcement matter.”

Hours later, the Justice Department announced its investigation. It was unclear what prompted the change.

A handful of student protesters and a law professor from Florida A&M University met Monday with a representative of the Seminole County state attorney’s office and were told the local investigation will take several weeks, according to Jasmine Rand, the FAMU professor.

Assistant State Attorney Pat Whitaker told the students that the “investigation of the Sanford police needs to be greatly supplemented,” according to Reed.

The state attorney’s office also said a voice analysis would be conducted on 911 calls from the night of the shooting to determine who was yelling for help, students said.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott weighed in on Monday, noting that the case has “caused significant concern within the Sanford community and the state” and asking the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to provide “any assistance necessary” to local investigators.

The Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have also called for a federal investigation, with the Black Caucus saying Sanford police showed “blatant disregard for justice” in the case.

In announcing the federal probe, Hinojosa cautioned that bringing a civil rights case requires that the government prove “that a person acted intentionally and with the specific intent to do something which the law forbids — the highest level of intent in criminal law.”

It was unclear when federal officials would announce a decision in the case.

The Justice Department said part of its effort will be to address tensions provoked by the case in the racially mixed community, whose population was 57% white and 30% African-American, according to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau figures. Hispanics, which can be of any race, made up 20% of the population, according to the data.”

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Three arrested, charged with Alleged Wall Street insider trading

January 18, 2012

ABC7 on January 18, 2012 released the following:

“NEW YORK (WABC) — Three financial executives are charged as part of an ongoing federal probe into insider trading on Wall Street.

John Hovarth was arrested in Manhattan Wednesday morning, and Todd Newman was taken into custody in Boston.

Police say 38-year-old Anthony Chiasson, who co-founded Level Global Investors in 2003, is expected to surrender.

He was not at home when FBI agents arrived at his Upper East Side apartment Wednesday.
All three will face insider trading charges.

FBI agents raided the Midtown offices of Level Global in November of 2010. Level Global managed about $4 billion in assets at the time of the raid, but it closed last year.

Todd Newman was a portfolio manager at hedge fund firm Diamondback Capital Management. Newman was placed on a leave of absence soon after the firm’s Stamford offices were raided by federal agents in Nov. 2010.

Newman managed a portfolio of technology stocks for Diamondback.

John Hovarth is an employee of Sigma Capital Management, a firm affiliated with the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors.”

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Law enforcement official: FBI, IRS agents searching home of DC Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.

December 2, 2011
D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.

The Washington Post on December 2, 2011 released the following:

“By Associated Press

WASHINGTON — FBI and IRS agents searched the home Friday of D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr., who’s been under investigation for several months after being accused of diverting more than $300,000 in city funds for personal use.

The official, who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the matter, said the search was related to an ongoing investigation of the councilmember. Authorities are not expected to make any arrests, unseal documents or make any public announcements Friday related to the case.

Federal authorities have been investigating Thomas, a Democrat representing Ward 5, at least since June, when the District of Columbia attorney general filed a lawsuit accusing him of spending more than $300,000 in city funds on a luxury SUV, vacations and other personal expenses. Thomas agreed to repay the money but did not admit any wrongdoing.

In the wake of the allegations, Thomas stepped down from his chairmanship of the Council’s committee on economic development. Three of his colleagues called on him to resign, but he has vowed to remain in office.

Thomas’ attorneys, Frederick Cooke and Seth Rosenthal, did not immediately return messages seeking comment. A call to Thomas’ Council office went straight to voicemail.

The U.S. attorney’s office for the district is aware of the search, said Bill Miller, a spokesman for the office. He declined to comment further because the investigation is ongoing.

Patrick Brown, a spokesman for the IRS criminal investigation division, said IRS agents were at Thomas’ home “on official business.” He declined to comment further.

Late Friday morning several agents wearing FBI jackets and vests were walking in and out of the front door and garage of Thomas’ two-story brick home in northeast Washington. Around 11:30 a.m. a tow-truck backed into Thomas’ driveway and FBI agents pulled a motorcycle out of his garage and secured it to the bed of the truck. One of his attorneys was also at the home.

Tim Day, a Republican who ran against Thomas and first alerted District authorities to irregularities with Thomas’ nonprofit, watched the search unfold and said he was pleased his complaint had led to a federal probe.

“Regardless of who you are, you can’t cheat taxpayers. You can’t cheat residents,” said Day, who is running for an at-large Council seat.

He repeated a previous call for Thomas to resign.

The money Thomas is accused of diverting was earmarked by the Council in 2007 for youth baseball programs. At Thomas’ direction, according to the lawsuit, much of that money was given as a grant to a nonprofit called the Langston 21st Century Foundation, which provides golf programs for youth. The foundation then paid most of the money to Team Thomas, a nonprofit established by the councilmember.

According to the lawsuit, Team Thomas did not spend the money on youth sports programs. Instead, the lawsuit said, it spent money on travel to Las Vegas, rounds of golf and mailings to Thomas’ constituents. Langston was also accused of diverting money to a for-profit company controlled by Thomas, which then paid for an Audi SUV that the councilmember used as his personal vehicle.

Federal authorities are also investigating the campaign activities of Mayor Vincent Gray and Council Chairman Kwame Brown. A minor mayoral candidate has accused Gray campaign staffers of giving him cash and promising him a job last year in exchange for negative comments about then-Mayor Adrian Fenty during campaign appearances. The mayor has denied wrongdoing. Brown, meanwhile, is under investigation for diverting about $200,000 in campaign funds to a firm controlled by his brother. He claims the money was used for legitimate campaign purposes.

The investigations have cast a cloud over district politics and led to low approval ratings for the mayor, who’s been in office since January. The Council is working on ethics reform legislation to address concerns from the public about rampant corruption.”

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Brother’s complaints led to FBI raid

October 28, 2011

The Charleston Gazette on October 26, 2011 released the following:

“By Eric Eyre

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Complaints about alleged fraud at a Milton apartment complex helped spark a federal investigation into a Charleston developer and his real estate management company, a Putnam County man said Wednesday.

Johnny C. Sargent said Charleston-based Encore Management, which runs Hickory Way apartments in Milton, was receiving federal funds to lower his sister’s monthly rental payments, but withheld the money and didn’t discount her rent.

Sargent said he and his sister, Diana Kirk of Milton, notified the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin about the alleged fraud.

He said an employee in Manchin’s office called him Tuesday — the day federal agents raided Encore Management’s office — to thank Sargent for bringing the issue to the senator’s attention.

“They told me the information I provided was very helpful,” Sargent said.

This week, federal agents descended on Encore Management’s headquarters on Quarrier Street, a block from the state Capitol. The U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI are investigating the company.

“The whole thing in a nutshell, the [management company] defrauded my sister, and I know this can’t be an isolated incident,” Sargent said Wednesday.

Encore Management President Douglas E. Pauley could not be reached for comment Wednesday. No one answered the phone at the company’s Charleston office, and the voice mail messaging system wasn’t working. Earlier this week, Pauley’s lawyer declined to comment on the federal probe.

FBI agents returned to Encore Management’s office Wednesday, seizing hundreds of boxes of additional records that were loaded into U-Haul rental trucks.

Melvin Smith, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, said the FBI has executed a search warrant, but the information in the document remains under seal.

Sargent, who lives in Hurricane, said Encore Management received federal assistance to lower his sister’s rent for eight months, but didn’t pass along the savings.

“They did this without my sister’s knowledge,” he said.

Sargent said the USDA typically covers 70 percent of the monthly rental payment, while the tenant pays the remaining 30 percent under the assistance program.

But Sargent’s sister had to pay the rent’s full amount — $450 a month, he said.

Sargent contacted a USDA representative, who determined Kirk should have been receiving discounted rent because Encore Management was receiving rental assistance in her name.

Sargent eventually hired a lawyer and filed a lawsuit. Encore settled the case and reimbursed Kirk for the money it had withheld, he said. Encore also fired the 40-unit apartment complex’s on-site manager, Sargent said.

He said the federal government must take steps to prevent future abuses by companies that manage apartment complexes for low- and middle-income residents.

“The easy fix is to have the federal government notify tenants in a letter that they are getting assistance paid on their behalf,” Sargent said. “If you leave it up to the landlords, they could go forever without notifying the tenants. There’s potentially billions of dollars being wasted across the U.S.”

Pauley and Encore Management own about 50 low-income apartment complexes across the state.

Pauley’s numerous companies have received tens of millions of dollars through the West Virginia Housing Development Fund and the USDA’s rural rental housing program.

Pauley primarily develops apartment complexes using the national Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program. The program helps developers defray the cost of building affordable housing for people who earn too much to qualify for subsidized housing but don’t earn enough to pay market-value rents.

Pauley has developed more tax-credit financed apartment complexes than any other program recipient in the state, according to the Housing Development Fund.

If Encore Management defrauded just a few residents at each complex every year, the money would add up to hundreds of thousands of dollars, Sargent said.

“It’s enough money to pay for an entirely new apartment complex,” he said. “I’m really fired up about this. I’m still ticked off.””

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