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United States of America v. Rafael Fleury Monoz
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with acting as a member of a criminal drug conspiracy when he attempted to retrieve U.S. Priority Mail packages containing cocaine intended for later distribution. MoreLaw Legal News For Provide...
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( 01-26-2023 - RI)

United States of America v. Jose Manuel Rosario-Mella, a/k/a Luis Cortes
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and being a felon in possession of a firearm. MoreLaw Legal News For Providence ...
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( 01-10-2023 - RI)

United States of America v. Juliana Martins
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with making false statements when applying for a Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-backed mortgage, a Small Business Association (SBA) loan, and for fraudulently applying for government-funded COVID unemployment benefits. ...
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( 12-21-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Russell C. Trafford
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with multiple child pornography felonies. MoreLaw Legal News For Providence Russell C. Trafford, 55, conspired with others to produce child po...
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( 12-08-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Roldy Francosis
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with bank robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2113(a). A Providence man with nine previous criminal convictions, including convictions on firearms, fraud, aggravated identity theft, and domestic assault charges, was sentenced today to nearly five years in federal prison for robbing a downtown Providence bank in April...
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( 11-28-2022 - RI)

Brown & Howard Yacht Marina, LLV v. Evanston Insurance Company
Providence, Rhode Island insurance law lawyers represented Plaintiff, which sued Defendant on a bad faith breach of insurance contract theory. Bad Faith by Kent Morlan ...
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( 11-10-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Deeshawn Gadson
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with wire fraud.Deeshawn Gadson, 32, fraudulently field an application for unemployment benefits under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, and received more than $7,000 in ill-gotten payments.In April 2020, Gadson, who lived a...
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( 11-09-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Sean M. Francis
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with possession of more than 50 grams of crystal methamphetamine and two guns. Project Safe Neighborhoods investigation in November 2019 by members of the Rhode Island FBI Safe Streets Task Force, the Rhode Island State Police High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force, and the Warwick Police Department det...
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( 10-27-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Jamel Newman
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, theft of government money, and possession of a firearm by a prohibited personal. Motion to suppress filed by Defendant....
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( 10-04-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Luiyi Taveras-Garcia
Providence, Rhode Island criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, having been charged for his role in a scheme that defrauded Home Depot out of approximately $600,000 in tools and building supplies. Luiyi Taveras-Garcia, 35, participated in a wide-ranging scheme that uses stolen or fraudulently created business credit accounts to purchase more th...
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( 09-07-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Dominique Golden
Providence, Rhode Island criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy that scammed unsuspecting and trusting victims of more than $2.6 million dollars through internet-based “romance scams,” and that she personally collected more than $1.26 million dollars in cash, checks, money orders, and wire transfers from individuals from across the United States, and deposited the funds...
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( 09-01-2022 - RI)

United States of America ex rel. Bruce Carroll, et al. v. BSN Medical Inc.
Providence, Rhode Island civil litigation lawyers represented Plaintiff on qui tam theories. THIS MATTER comes before the Court for consideration of the Notice of Declination and the Consent to Dismissal (Doc. No. 49) filed by the State of North Carolina on behalf of the States of California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisian...
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( 08-31-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Robinson Padilla-Rosario
Providence, Rhode Island criminal lawyer represented Defendant charged with intent to distribute drugs. Robinson Padilla-Rosario, age 36, was indicted for receiving a package at a Providence post office that U.S. Postal Inspectors and Rhode Island State Police determined contained two “bricks” of cocaine powder. The “bricks” were concealed inside a heavily wrapped package whose co...
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( 08-17-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Sarah Jane Cavanaugh
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with identity theft. Sarah Jane Cavanaugh, 31, admitted that she falsely portrayed herself as a wounded veteran who had served overseas and been awarded both the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star, replicas of which she purchased and publicly displayed on a U.S. Marine uniform she wore at public events. Defe...
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( 08-09-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Craig M. Mulvey
Providence, Rhode Island criminal law lawyer represented defendant charged with accessing and uploading child pornography. In May 2020, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) was notified by a social media platform that a user utilizing the online platform had uploaded child pornography. A court-authorized search of the user’s account revealed eleven images of child pornography and thi...
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( 07-28-2022 - RI)

Richard Lee Paiva v. Patricia Anne Coyne-Fague
Providence, Rhode Island civil rights lawyer represented Plaitiff, who sued Defendant on a 1983 civil rights violation theory. Richard Lee Paiva, who is serving a life sentence in a Rhode Island state prison, challenges the dismissal of the claims that he brought in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the ...
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( 07-25-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Bryan Valdez-Espinosa, Diego A. Alarcon, and Jason Hatcher
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyers represented defendants charged with participating in a “Grandparent Scam” that defrauded fourteen Rhode Island seniors out of a total of more than $350,000. The victims, who ranged from seventy-nine to ninety-four years of age, were contacted by telephone by callers impersonating family members or attorneys. These callers falsely to...
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( 07-05-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Grant Devillez
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with wire fraud. Grant Devillez, 38, of Dayville, Conn., an An accounts payable clerk who misappropriated more than $300,000 belonging to a Providence small business for his own personal use . At the time of his guilty plea, Mr. Devillez admitted that, from at least February 2016 through July 2018, he...
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( 06-30-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Jalen Ronald Stanford
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with soliciting, transporting, and paying homeless individuals from the Providence area to cash hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit business checks in four New England states. Jalen Ronald Stanford, 28, of Riverdale, GA, and others, created counterfeit checks generally in the amount of $2,000 ...
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( 06-14-2022 - RI)

Leron Porter v. Patricia Anne Coyne-Fague
Providence, Rhode Island civil rights lawyer represented Plaintiff, seeking a writ of habeas corpus. No right is more fundamental to our criminal justice system than the right of a defendant to a fair trial. Over time, the Supreme Court has woven a tapestry of rules designed to protect that right. An important strand in the weave of that tapestry is laid out in Batson v. K...
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( 05-31-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Babawale Jenyo
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with participating in an underground financial network in support of international internet and email fraud schemes have been sentenced to federal prison. Babawale Jenyo, 33, of Warwick, was convicted at trial of operating an illegal money transmitting business. Abiodun Shobaloju, 29, of Baltimore, MD, who pre...
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( 05-18-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Paul Diogenes, a/k/a Paul Dejullio
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with as a career with a propensity to engage in obstructive and violent behavior toward law enforcement. Paul Diogenes, a/k/a Paul Dejullio, 50, orchestrated a sophisticated and elaborate scheme in which he used stolen banking information from various businesses and a fictitious catering company to fraudul...
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( 05-05-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. Steven M. Allard
Providence, Rhode Island criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with willful failure to pay over payroll taxes. Steven M. Allard, 60, of North Scituate, owner and operator of BR Steel Corporation in Burrillville and Greystone Iron Corporation in Smithfield, previously admitted in court that from at least 2017 through 2018, he failed to turn over to the IRS more than $570,00...
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( 04-28-2022 - RI)

James Lacera v. Department of Children, Youth and Families
Providence, Rhode Island family law attorney represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant seeking a declaratory judgment. Justice Long, for the Court. The plaintiff, James Lacera (plaintiff or Mr. Lacera), appeals from a final order of the Family Court dismissing his verified miscellaneous petition for declaratory judgment. This case came before the Supreme Court pursuant to an o...
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( 04-27-2022 - RI)

United States of America v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
Providence, Rhode Island civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on an Americans With Disabilities Act violation theory. The Justice Department and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island today announced a settlement agreement with CVS Pharmacy Inc., under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that will eliminate barriers preventing people ...
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( 04-12-2022 - RI)

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