Federal Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Operators Of “Get-Rich-Quick” Scheme
The Mass Mail Fraud Scheme Targeted Seniors and Swindled Victims Nationwide
CHARLOTTE, N.C (STL.News) U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Conrad entered a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) today against three Florida residents and three companies, to stop them from further operation of a predatory mass mailing scheme and from continuing to violate the criminal mail fraud statute.
According to the civil complaint filed on April 5, 2021, Keivy Chavez a/k/a Kamilo Correa, Jhon F. Palacio a/k/a Richard Diamond, Sr., and John Doe a/k/a Tom Jowarski, through several fictitious business entities including KC Promotions a/k/a Miracle Profits, TJ Ads and CS Enterprises, allegedly engaged in an ongoing chain letter mass mailing fraud scheme that has targeted thousands of victims across the United States, especially the elderly. The complaint also alleges that the defendants’ efforts have resulted in significant financial harm to their victims.
According to the complaint, the defendants allegedly made material misrepresentations and fraudulent statements through deceptive mass mailings in the form of chain letters and Internet advertisements, to induce victims to enroll in one or more of their fictitious “money-making” programs, including the “Cash and Gold Tycoon Program” and the “MAJOR BUX!