Tag Archives | Dinar fraud

Convictions in $600m Dinar Fraud

The co-owners and chief operating officer of one of the largest Iraqi dinar exchangers in the United States were convicted last month by a federal jury following a five-week trial. Tyson Rhame, James Shaw, and Frank Bell were each convicted of mail and wire fraud conspiracy, as well as multiple counts of mail and wire […]

Dinar Counterfeiting Ring Busted

By John Lee. Authorities in Iraq have reportedly announced the arrest a gang believed to have forged Iraqi dinars worth "billions of dollars". According to The New Arab, the mafia-like network with Lebanese links was detained after a woman arrested at the Baghdad Airport confessed to involvement with counterfeiting money. (Source: The New Arab)

Poll: ISIS and the Dinar Traders

Following the insurgency by ISIS/ISIL, and the declaration of a 'caliphate' to be known as the Islamic State (IS), we have seen an increase in enquiries to Iraq Business News regarding the future of the country's currency, the Iraqi dinar (IQD). These enquiries typically come from people who have been persuaded to speculate on the […]

Two Convicted in Dinar Scheme

By John Lee. Two of the three men charged in a scheme to defraud investors in Iraqi currency were found guilty by a jury in U.S. District Court last week, while the third defendant was convicted only of an unrelated mail fraud charge. According to a report from the Toledo Blade, Bradford Huebner (66) and […]

Dinar Fraud Trial Begins

By John Lee. Ohio based publication The Toledo Blade has reported the beginning of a new trial of three local men accused of intentionally deceiving investors with the now familiar refrain that the Iraqi dinar will dramatically revalue. The accused ran a firm BH Group along with two hedge funds, with one defendant allegedly lying about fighting in Iraq. […]