FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – A Georgia man and a New York man were charged with their roles in defrauding a lawyer in North Dakota.
US attorney Drew H. Wrigley announced the removal of a complaint in which 32-year-old Inshan Baksh, from Queens, New York, and 36-year-old Sang Bae Chung, from Lawrenceville, Georgia, were alleged to have been fraudulent by wire, mail, and aiding and abetting were charged with wire and mail fraud for their role in illegally receiving and laundering funds in a scam against a lawyer in North Dakota.
According to a US Attorney’s press release, scammers targeting this attorney used an email parody scam to trick the attorney into transferring a large amount of money.
According to prosecutors, $ 185,000 has been transferred to three different people or organizations: Scott Anderson, Dorese Coles, and Krystal Fashion Corporation. Several transactions were passed between these entities. They were not entitled to these funds.
All future hearings for Chung and Baksh will be scheduled in the US District Court for the North Dakota District.
This case is under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by the US Attorney General, with US Assistant Attorney Jonathan J. O’Konek serving on the case.
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