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Two Brothers Convicted of Fraud Scheme Involving Aircraft Loans

On February 13, 2018, a jury in U.S. District Court, Worcester, Massachusetts, convicted Dusten Miller and Ryan Miller on charges of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, money laundering, and identity theft. The jury also convicted Ryan Miller on charges of bank fraud, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft. 

The conviction was a result of an investigation that revealed the Miller brothers and Latoya Monique James conspired to fraudulently obtain aircraft and automobile loans from various financial entities between January 2014 and January 2016. They obtained the loans by using stolen identities and fraudulent documents, including FAA medical certificates. James pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering in March 2017.

DOT-OIG conducted this investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).