PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — A Texas woman who played a role in an internet scam that defrauded victims of a total of about $2.6 million was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison on federal fraud charges. and conspiracy.
Dominique Golden, 31, of Houston, personally collected about $1.3 million in cash, checks, money orders and wire transfers from people across the U.S. in 2018, which was transferred to bank accounts set up in the names of fake people and businesses that she controlled, according to the prosecutor’s office. in Rhode Island said. In September, she pleaded guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud.