PORTLAND, OR - March 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Geoffrey Montani, 36, and Kenneth Jones, 50, both of Portland, Oregon, were sentenced to 15 months in prison in separate hearings following their convictions for wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme. Montani was sentenced by the Honorable Robert E. Jones on Friday March 15, 2013. Jones was sentenced by the Honorable Anna J. Brown on Thursday, March 7, 2013. In addition to the prison sentence, each was ordered to pay restitution in an amount exceeding $1.4 million.
PORTLAND, OR - December 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Friday, December 7, 2012, Tu Ngoc Tran, 38, of Portland, Oregon, was found guilty by a federal jury of conspiracy to manufacture or distribute marijuana, two counts of manufacture of marijuana, making a false statement on a loan application, and wire fraud. He was acquitted on two other charges. The five-day jury trial was held in the Federal District Court in Portland, Oregon, with Judge Michael W. Mosman presiding
PORTLAND, OR - July 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Two members of an alleged drug trafficking organization were arraigned today on money laundering and marijuana trafficking charges involving the abuse of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP), U.S. Attorney Dwight C. Holton announced. Tu Ngoc Tran, 37, and Minhthy Ngoc Nguyen, aka Minh Thy Nguyen, Minaty Nguyen, Minthy Nguyen, 32, were each indicted on charges of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute more than 1,000 marijuana plants, manufacturing over 100 marijuana plants, and money laundering.
PORTLAND, OR - June 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jennifer Venable, 29, of Beaverton, Oregon, was sentenced by the Honorable Robert E. Jones of the United States District Court on June 8, 2011, to 5 years’ probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution relative to her January 13, 2011 wire fraud conviction.
Portland, OR, November 14, 2007- Ryan Bonneau, 31, of Portland, pleaded guilty today before United States District Court Judge Michael W. Mosman to...