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Feds say couple used their Huntersville company in $2M COVID fraud scheme

Feb. 26. A federal indictment filed in US District Court in Charlotte charges Antoine Johnson, 48, and Kimberly Maddox, 43, formerly of Huntersville, with fraudulently obtaining approximately $2 million in bank loans and COVID-19 pandemic relief funds. According to allegations in the indictment, the couple owned and operated Pick Up and Go Moving International, Inc. […]

Former postal employee pleads guilty to workers’ comp fraud

Feb. 8. Uncle Sam doesn’t want you to cheat on worker’s compensation, let alone flaunt it on Facebook. Johnnie Franklin Sullivan Sr., of Mooresville, has pleaded guilty to workers’ compensation fraud for a job-connected injury after he got caught having a ball on social media. While employed by the US Postal Service as a mail […]

Embezzler gets 30 months in prison after nabbing $775K

Feb. 24. By Dave Yochum. When Will Vulcano, 66, the owner of a successful trucking company, passed away in October of 2019, Benjamin Padua Jr. of Huntersville had already begun embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from The Peninsula resident and the company Vulcano owned. But Padua, the senior financial officer of Carrier Transicold Mid-Atlantic, […]