Cryptocurrency Fraudster Sentenced To 15 Years For Money Laundering And Securities Fraud In Multi-Million Dollar Investment Scheme

SAN FRANCISCO – Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson, citizen of Sweden, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering charges that defrauded thousands of victims.  The court also ordered the defendant to forfeit several properties in Thailand, including a resort, and a forfeiture money judgment of more than $16 million.  The sentence was handed down by the Hon. Charles R. Breyer, U.S. District Judge. Karlsson, 47, pleaded guilty to the charges on March 4, 2021, without a written plea agreement.  According to court documents, Karlsson ran an investment fraud scheme from 2011 until his […]