Tuesday, January 07, 2014
The grand jury had charged Osama Mahmud Mustafa, a.k.a. “Sam Mustafa,” age 49, of Tampa, Florida, Khaldoun Khalil Khawaja, a.k.a. “Tony Khawaja,” age 48, of Tampa, Florida and Muawia Khalil Adbeljalil, of Roanoke, Virginia.
The two defendants, Tony Khawaja and Muawua Abdeljalil, have admitted to purchasing fraudulent income tax return checks and then presenting those fraudulent checks for payment at financial institutions in the Western District of Virginia, the Middle District of Florida and elsewhere. In all, the defendants fraudulently deposited more than $17.5 million as a result of the scheme. Muawua Khalil Abdeljalil, of Roanoke, Va., was sentenced to 57 months in FEDERAL prison and three years of supervised release. Khaldoun ‘Tony’ Khawaja is currently in FEDERAL prison at the Big Spring Correctional Institute in Big Spring Texas, he is shceduled to be released September 2017, see http://www.bop.gov/Locate/