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Department of Justice

Hyattsville Man Pleads Guilty to His Role in a Cares-Act and Unemployment Insurance Fraud Scheme Involving Over 600 Victims and Caused a Loss of at Least $2.7 Million

Sylvester Atekwane, age 32, of Hyattsville, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in relation to a CARES-Act unemployment insurance fraud scheme. As part of his guilty plea, Atekwane will be required to pay at least $250,000 in restitution.
Department of Justice

St. Cloud Man Sentenced to Prison for Food Stamp, Covid Assistance Fraud