District judge kimba wood in manhattan to make 58 8 million of restitution to his victims. Joseph meli malta managing director institutional relations at maritimemt 500 connections see joseph s complete profile on linkedin and connect.
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Joseph meli. Joseph meli 43 of new york was also ordered to forfeit more than 104 million during a standing room only hearing in manhattan federal court attended by his family and some of his alleged victims. Joseph meli who is serving a 78 month sentence after pleading guilty to ticket fraud charges with former radio host craig carton is to face a jury next july 12 after prosecutors accused him of. Berman the united states attorney for the southern district of new york announced today that joseph meli and james siniscalchi were charged this morning with securities fraud wire fraud and conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud stemming from their participation in a fraudulent broadway ticket investment scheme wherein meli and siniscalchi purported to use investor.
Joseph meli s cousin rebranded the operation after meli was charged with running the scheme the sec says. Joseph meli who pleaded guilty to fraud related to a ticketing ponzi scheme in the fall was sentenced this week to 78 months in prison as well as nearly 1 5 million in fines. 17 cr 680 s d n y on april 11 2019 two federal court judges entered final judgments against a new york city man joseph meli and six of his companies in connection with two sec cases that charged meli with operating multi million dollar fraudulent schemes involving purported purchases and resales of tickets to popular concerts and broadway shows.
Meili 22 was sentenced to five years probation. Joseph meli the defendant was also ordered by u s. Joseph meili is a missouri man who was spared jail time and sentenced only to probation after he pleaded guilty to molesting an 11 year old girl.
Joseph meli passed away in bloomfield new york. Alleged co conspirator craig carton awaits a trial date in october.