Indian American sentenced for million dollar investment fraud scheme

The accused was using the victims’ money almost entirely for personal expenses, mostly to view live pornography online.

Indian American sentenced for million dollar investment fraud scheme

Manish Singh from Maryland, Alexandria, VA sentenced 40 months in prison for wire fraud and identity theft in connection with a fraudulent investment scheme of $1.26 million from a couple in the pretensions of running a fabric manufacturing business in India.

The 48-year-old was presented before the Senior Judge T.S. Ellis III at the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The case was prosecuted Assistant U.S. Attorney Grace L. Hill and Heidi B. Gesch.