Massachusetts News: Georgia Man, Peter Anthony Chin Jr. Sentenced For Jamaican Lottery Scam

Massachusetts News: Georgia Man, Peter Anthony Chin Jr. Sentenced For Jamaican Lottery Scam

BOSTON, Ms. – A Georgia man was sentenced yesterday in federal district court in Boston for his role in a bogus advance fee Jamaican lottery scheme in which victims were defrauded of more than $1 million.

Peter Anthony Chin Jr., 35, of Atlanta, Ga., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to 57 months in prison, two years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $1,139,828 in restitution. In December 2018, Chin pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

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