Transnational fraud ring stole millions from US Army members, veterans

Fredrick Brown, a former U.S. Army contractor, was sentenced today to 151 months in prison after admitting to his role in a conspiracy that targeted thousands of U.S. service members and veterans and caused millions of dollars in losses.

Brown was one of five fraudsters charged with carrying out an identify-theft and fraud scheme that targeted “service members (active duty, reserve component, and National Guard) and veterans, their dependents, and civilians employed by the Department of Defense,” according to a 14-count indictment unsealed in August 2019.

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Source: Bleeping Computer