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Posts Tagged ‘fraud’

White-Collar crime investigation leads to COCCA

GREELEY, Colo. – This week, the Weld County Grand Jury issued an indictment for Matthew Sysum (DOB 08/13/1969) of Fort Collins for crimes he allegedly committed in Weld County. The indictment, which follows a two-year investigation by the Weld County District Attorney’s Office, charges Sysum with 14 criminal counts including: • One count of COCCA –Pattern of Racketeering, a class two felony (8-24 years in prison) • Nine counts of Forgery, class five felonies (1-3 years in prison) • ... Full Story

Conifer Woman Sentenced For Defrauding Social Security

DENVER – Pamela Susan Diederich, age 42, of Conifer, Colorado, was sentenced late last week to serve 5 years probation, with the first six months in home detention, for making a false statement for use in determining rights to Supplemental Security Income benefits. The sentence was handed down by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Wiley Y. Daniel. Judge Daniel also ordered Diederich to pay $53,049.68 in restitution to the Social Security Administration, including a $10,000 payment to be made ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat: January 2011

Berthoud Police Beat: January 2011

Saturday, January 1 Police assisted a motorist at Mountain Avenue and Second Street when his tire came off the rim. Someone at the Hamilton Apartments received a strange letter. The case is being handled as harassment. A fence and a sign in the 400 block of E County Road 8 were damaged by a hit and run driver. Following a non-injury motor vehicle accident at County Road 17 and US Highway 287, officers arrested one person for driving under the influence and Underage Consumption of ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police  Beat - December   Wednesday, December 1 A motor vehicle accident involving a Toyota and a Jeep at County Road 5 and E Highway 56 resulted in injuries. An argument in progress in the 400 block of Mountain Avenue remained verbal and the officer found no criminal violation. A physical disturbance call in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue resulted in the officer giving a verbal warning to two adult males and one adult female Fireworks were reported in the area of Fourth Street ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, August 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, August 2010

Sunday, August 1 A barking dog at 12:25 a.m. resulted in a written warning to its Sixth Street owner. Police stopped a driver at 1:44 a.m. shortly after he left the ramp from First Street to Highway 287. The driver, a 39-year-old Loveland resident, was cited for DUI and failure to drive in a single lane. The case of the vehicle running in to the building at 919 Mountain Avenue is under investigation. Someone tipped over the port-a-potty at the BMX track during the night. Police are still ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2010

Monday, March 1 Police responded to an early morning verbal disturbance in the 200 block of Second Street. The situation was handled by the officer. A report of fraud came in from the 200 block of Victoria Street. The woman had received an email trying to lure her into being a “WalMart Secret Shopper.” This is a well-known fraud and is even profiled on the WalMart website. Since the savvy resident did not fall for the scam, there was no criminal violation. Police responded to a motor ... Full Story

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