Grand jury indicts fraudster on 68 counts of RIN scams worth $29 million

June 24, 2014 |

In Texas, a federal grand jury in Houston has indicted Philip Joseph Rivkin, aka Felipe Poitan Arriaga, with 68 counts including allegations of wire fraud, mail fraud, Clean Air Act false statements, and money laundering for RIN offenses via Green Diesel LLC, Fuel Streamers Inc., and Petro Constructors LLC. The Justice Department estimates the scam netted Rivkin with $29 million through the three companies that never produced biofuel.

 

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