Examples of wire fraud in a Sentence
He was charged with wire fraud.
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Ferguson and two others pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
McFarland had already pleaded guilty in March to two counts of wire fraud for defrauding Fyre Festival investors and ticket vendors of about $26 million, prosecutors said.
Sanders pleaded guilty in January to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud for lying about his misuse of campaign funds to take trips, buy wine and pay his income taxes.
Egeland, who appeared in court on a prosthetic leg, pleaded guilty last May to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in the insurance policy scam and for failure to pay more than $90,000 in child support.
According to the Washington Post, Cohen is now under investigation for bank fraud, wire fraud, and campaign finance violations.
Kilmartin pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud, but denied charges of witness tampering and mailing injurious articles.
The other suspect, Ruslans Bondars, was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiracy to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and computer intrusion with intent to cause damage.
The mail and wire fraud charges carry a federal prison sentence of up to 20 years, while the money laundering charges carry a sentence of up to 10 years.
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WIRE FRAUD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wire fraud for English Language Learners
: the crime of stealing money by using computers, telephones, etc.
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