Oakville Man Gets 94 Months in Jail for Fraud, Identity Theft

An Oakville man who confessed to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft in September was sentenced to 94 months in prison Tuesday in a case investigated by the FBI and prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

William Lubker, 51, will also have to forfeit the money he earned from his illegal activities, including jewelry, a Rolex watch, a Breitling watch and three firearms.

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Mail fraud has a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000. The aggravated identity theft count carries a minimum term of 2 years in prison.

Lubker admitted to defrauding Medstaff Locums, a medical staffing company based in Chicago. Court documents said Lubker stole $400,000 by creating phantom employees within the company between 2009 and earlier this year. He would tell his employer he’d placed a medical professional when there was no placement and then siphon portions of the employees’ payments for himself. 


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