Punta Gorda’s Own Anthony Michael Defeo Sentenced for Alleged Investor Fraud

Anthony Michael Defeo, 49, and of sunny Punta Gorda, has been sentenced to nine years and two months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge John E. Steele for alleged wire fraud, according to the Middle District of Florida bureau of the U.S. Attorney’s  Office. The Court also reportedly also ordered Defeo to forfeit $5,736,680.00,… Read more »

Anthony Defeo Pleads Guilty to Fraud Relating to Road Construction Scam

Anthony Michael Defeo pled guilty to wire fraud relating to a scheme where he solicited investments relating to road construction projects. The Peiffer Wolf securities practice attorneys Jason Kane and Joe Peiffer are investigating the matter. Defeo solicited victim investors who thought they were investing in an opportunity involving a gravel pit and fill dirt… Read more »