Toshin Charles Samuels
Toshin Charles Samuels was arrested by the Israel National Police ("INP") pursuant to a U.S. extradition request on a superseding indictment filed on July 16, 2009, in Manhattan federal court.
From approximately 2005 through 2009, Samuels participated in a phony "lottery prize" scheme that targeted victims, mostly elderly, in the United States.
In reality, there was no lottery prize and the victims were ultimately bilked out of an estimated total of approximately $85 million USD. (1)
On May 29, 2011, Samuels was sentenced to 72 months in Federal prison and a fine of $250,000 USD.
On December 18, 2012, Toshin Charles Samuels BOP Register Number 62634-054 was successfully treaty transferred back to Israel. (2)