CEO Sentenced To Identity Theft for $1 Million Fraud Against Employees
A 38 year old computer whiz who ran his own consulting
business was recently sentenced to 7 years in prison for
his years of identity theft against family members,
investors, former employees, customers, banks, and
even the federal government.
All totalled his fraudulent crimes amount to over
The man tried to justify his identity theft fraud crime spree
by stating "...was looking out for the financial
well-being of other people".
More like looking out strictly for himself as this identity
thief was sentenced Wednesday for crimes dating
from his business dealings beginning in the
He was indicted in 2004 on bank fraud and other charges
in a 12-count indictment and re-indicted on 67 counts
"The re-indictment came after prosecutors discovered the
Dundon (identity thief) altered a document he later gave
to the IRS and created a fictitious e-mail account to thwart
federal investigators, Lovric said." The altered document,
created in 2001, mentioned credit cards that were obtained
in 2002 and 2003, Lovric said."
Furthermore, this identity thief fraudster has a history
of not being truly remorseful and making good on promises
to the judge to help repair the damage to his victims.
"After his 1996 conviction for bank fraud...Dundon failed
to make full restitution. He repaid around $20,000 of
about $160,000 he owed his victims from 1996"
His identity theft and fraud victim's credit ratings were
ruined after this identity thief used their identities
to obtain loans and credit. Former employees
discovered their tax liabilities after the identity
thief did not pay tax money owed to the IRS
using their personal identities.
So, our tip for today is to catch early on the often times
hidden identity theft crimes committed against your good name.
Seek out your very own alerting system against suspicious
account and credit activity in your name. Enroll in a quality
credit and bank account monitoring service which will
forward alerts to you whenever activity falls outside
of the norm.
And as always, be a good friend and share these tips you've
learned with a co-worker or even a family member so they too
can take their very own prevention steps against identity theft.