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Grand Jury Indicts Two Scientists for Obtaining Government Research Contracts by Fraud

Tampa, Florida - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Mahmoud Aldissi, a/k/a "Matt,"(62) and Anastassia Bogomolova, a/k/a "Anastasia," (51), both of Pinellas County, Florida, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and falsification of records in a federal investigation. If convicted on all counts, each faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. The Indictment also notifies the individuals that, among other specified property, the United States is also seeking a money judgment in the amount of $10,000,000, which reflects the proceeds of the charged criminal conduct.


Action Details

  • Date:June 4, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions