U.S. Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Texas, June 14, 2021
TYLER, Texas – A Floridian who moved to Sulphur Springs, Texas has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei.
Jeremy Christopher Jones, 46, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. Jones has additionally agreed to pay restitution in the amount of $438,433.00, representing the proceeds he and his recruits received and deposited.
“Multiple federal agencies worked together to dissect a complicated, international financial scheme that was bilking thousands of Americans from all over the country out of hard-earned funds,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. “Together, those agencies have ensured that individuals seeking to profit from fraudulent activities have been called to account. Today’s plea has added significance, given that it comes on the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.”