Las Vegas, NV: Over a six month time period, Gareth Long created and deposited more than $22 million worth of fraudulent checks drawn on the accounts of more than 375,000 victims resulting in an actual loss of approximately $11 million dollars to his victims. Postal Inspectors seized more than $2.9 million from Long’s company bank accounts and several pieces of property Long purchased with the proceeds of his crimes.
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