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State Year Name Type of Case Type of Fraud
StateArizonaYear2022NameMarcia JohnsonCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Marcia Johnson, 70, of Lake Havasu City pleaded guilty to the Class D felony of Voting More Than Once in the November 2018 general election. Johnson cast her own mail-in ballot as well as one sent to her deceased father whose name remained on the voter rolls after his death in 2012. She was sentenced to one year of probation, charged a special assessment of $100, and fined $1,000.

Source: https://herit.ag/3IQEE1n, https://herit.ag/3iPCODu , https://herit.ag/3JW6n21, https://herit.ag/3tVwII2

StateArizonaYear2022NameJoseph John MarakCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting

Joseph John Marak, 62, pleaded guilty to one felony count of Submission of a Materially False Voter Registration Application. Marak claimed on his application that he was not a convicted felon when he had been convicted of 18 felony counts and served several years in prison. He admitted to illegally voting in six federal elections since 2016. Marak was sentenced to 30 months of supervised probation and fined $2,400.

Source: https://herit.ag/3DGdrhf , https://herit.ag/3K3LVN2

StateArizonaYear2022NameKrista Michelle ConnorCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeImpersonation Fraud At The Polls, Fraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Krista Michelle Connor, 55, pleaded guilty to one felony count of Attempted Illegal Voting. Connor had signed and cast an early mail-in ballot in the name of her mother, Jeanne Sullivan, who died a month prior to the 2020 general election. She was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $890.

Source: https://herit.ag/3sc3IKT, https://herit.ag/3QQGTqG, https://herit.ag/3sbfo0m

StateArizonaYear2022NameGuillermina FuentesCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Guillermina Fuentes was charged with one count of ballot abuse for ballot trafficking during the 2020 primary election. Fuentes was the former mayor of San Luis, is a well-known political figure in her community, and works as a political consultant. Using that influence, Fuentes persuaded voters to allow her to collect their ballots and, in some instances, fill out ballots on behalf of the voters. Fuentes admitted that she "knowingly collect[ed] ballots from another person, and those early ballots belonged to individuals for whom I am not a family member, household member, or caregiver." She pleaded guilty to one count of ballot abuse. She will be sentenced at the end of June.

Source: https://herit.ag/3blsnHe, https://herit.ag/3Ot2nIP, https://herit.ag/3OJy1RV

StateArizonaYear2022NameAlma Yadira JuarezCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Alma Yadira Juarez was charged with one count of ballot abuse for ballot trafficking during the 2020 primary election. Juarez was alleged to have collected ballots filled out by Guillermina Fuentes and did not have permission to hold the ballots. She pleaded guilty to one count of ballot abuse. She will be sentenced at the end of June.

Source: https://herit.ag/3bltTZU , https://herit.ag/3OMdjRC

StateArizonaYear2022NameTracey Kay McKeeCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting, Fraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Tracey Kay McKee, of Scottsdale, was indicted by a grand jury on one count of illegal voting and one count of perjury. McKee, a registered Republican, cast a ballot in the name of her deceased mother in the 2020 general election. She pleaded guilty to one count of illegal voting, a felony, was sentenced to two years of probation, and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service, and ordered to pay $2,144 in fines and fees.

Source: https://herit.ag/3HUHrXH, https://herit.ag/3GVHMZ4 , https://herit.ag/3sb2oYw

StateArizonaYear2020NameRandy Allen JumperCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots, Duplicate Voting

Randy Allen Jumper voted twice in the 2016 general election. He voted by absentee ballot in Arizona and again by absentee ballot in Nevada. He pleaded guilty to attempted illegal voting, a class 6 felony. He was sentenced to two years probation, fined $5,000, and is barred from voting in Arizona.

Source: https://herit.ag/3rBsT89, https://herit.ag/3yajZ43

StateArizonaYear2019NameRichard John GreenfieldCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Richard Greenfield voted twice in the 2016 election. He voted in person in Arizona and again in Nevada. He pleaded guilty to one felony count of Attempted Illegal Voting. He was sentenced to two years’ probation, ordered to complete 100 hours of community restitution, and fined $4,575.

Source: https://herit.ag/3f2mGNt, https://herit.ag/2TBqNsg

StateArizonaYear2016NameJohn David HamrickCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

John Hamrick pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. The court fined him $2,500 and associated court fees, ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service, and placed him on 6 months of unsupervised probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/3f1E5G8, https://herit.ag/3BMwkxC

StateArizonaYear2016NameGerald Bernard SackCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Gerald Sack pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. The court fined him $2,500 and associated court fees, ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service, and placed him on 12 months of supervised probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/3l01jAf, https://herit.ag/2TE5aYt

StateArizonaYear2016NameSteven Jeffrey StreeterCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Steven Streeter pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. He was fined $5,000, ordered to complete 100 hours of community service, and was placed on two months of probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/2WixDUu

StateArizonaYear2016NameJay Sherill ThompsonCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Jay Thompson pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. The court fined him $2,500 and ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/2V8DMlH, https://herit.ag/3pFHDEc

StateArizonaYear2016NameFranklin West TurnerCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Franklin Turner pleaded guilty to attempting to vote twice during the 2012 general election. He was fined $9,183 and ordered to perform 200 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/3j9Zdvd, https://herit.ag/3BQhHtc

StateArizonaYear2016NameDavid Milton CulbersonCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

David Culberson pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. He received a fine of $4,575 and 117 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/3kYe7ah, https://herit.ag/3x7RS47

StateArizonaYear2016NameAdam Bruce HallinCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Adam Hallin pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. He received a fine of $4,575 and was ordered to perform 180 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/3BNffn1, https://herit.ag/3eXmZZZ

StateArizonaYear2015NameRegina Kay BeaupreCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Regina Beaupre pleaded guilty to voting twice in the same election, once in Arizona and once in Michigan. She was fined $9,150 and given 12 months' probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/2UUr6z5, https://herit.ag/371tjLw

StateArizonaYear2015NameJeffery Worth HitchcockCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Jeffery Hitchcock pleaded guilty to attempted duplicate voting during the 2012 general election. A judge fined him $2,500 and sentenced him to 100 hours of community service and one year of unsupervised probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/371toPk, https://herit.ag/3rAyyLM

StateArizonaYear2015NameMary Patricia GregersonCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Mary Patricia Gregerson voted twice in the 2012 general election. She voted in Arizona and again in Indiana. She was found guilty of duplicate voting and sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $4,575.

Source: https://herit.ag/3f2iJIt

StateArizonaYear2014NameCurtis Vernon PyeattCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting

Curtis Pyeatt pleaded guilty to attempted ineligible voting in 2012. He was fined $2,500, ordered to complete 100 hours of community service, and placed on 364 days of probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/3iXLtDH, https://herit.ag/3i7eo8T,

StateArizonaYear2014NameTom Lee WestCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeIneligible Voting

Tom West pleaded guilty to attempted ineligible voting during the 2012 general election. He paid $4,575 in fines and completed 100 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/3y85FZD, https://herit.ag/3rDnhu6

StateArizonaYear2014NameDebi Gangaware FenderCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Debi Fender attempted to vote twice during the 2010 general election. She pleaded guilty and received a fine of $2,500.

Source: https://herit.ag/3rAZsTA, https://herit.ag/3ymcuHr

StateArizonaYear2014NameMilton FenderCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Milton Fender pleaded guilty to attempting to vote twice in the 2010 general election. He received a fine of $2,500 and was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/3xaVX7D, https://herit.ag/3l5QfS2

StateArizonaYear2014NameShanna Katz KattariCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Shanna Katz Kattari was charged with false registration, perjury, and illegal voting. She ultimately pleaded guilty to one count of illegal voting, and a judge fined her $4,575, ordered her to 67 hours of community service, and placed her on two months of unsupervised probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/2ULPiUt, https://herit.ag/2TE5cj3

StateArizonaYear2014NameEdward Thomas NicholsCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Edward Nichols attempted to vote twice during the 2012 general election. After pleading guilty, the court fined him $4,633, ordered him to complete 100 hours of community service, and placed him on 18 months' unsupervised probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/2UWDgHN, https://herit.ag/2TCcyDx

StateArizonaYear2012NameSheriff Michael David HaysCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFalse Registrations

Former candidate for Mohave County Sheriff Michael David Hays pleaded guilty to a charge of voter fraud for claiming on a voter registration form to be a resident of the county when he actually was not. Hays used a campaign worker's address in Mohave County when he filled out paperwork to run for sheriff.

Source: https://herit.ag/3x95coW

StateArizonaYear2011NamePeter Canova and Gina Thai CanovaCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFalse Registrations

Peter Canova and Gina Thai Canova of Scottsdale were charged with 15 counts of voter fraud, including voter registration fraud and illegal voting. Both voted more than once in a single election. Peter Canova pleaded guilty and was sentenced to probation, a $9,200 fine, and 200 hours of community service. Gina Thai Canova received 300 hours of community service and a $13,800 fine.

Source: https://herit.ag/2WlQVZ7

StateArizonaYear2011NameRodney Paul JonesCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Rodney Paul Jones was charged with double voting in Arizona and Colorado in the 2008 general election, fraudulent registration, and presenting a false instrument. He pleaded guilty and was fined $4,600 and ordered to perform 50 hours of community service and a month's probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/3BKByd9, https://herit.ag/3iS6O16

StateArizonaYear2011NameJohn MarottaCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

Marotta pleaded guilty to attempted illegal voting for casting ballots in both Arizona and Colorado in the same election. His offense was reduced to a misdemeanor after he paid a $4,600 fine and completed 50 hours of community service.

Source: https://herit.ag/3iWafnl, https://herit.ag/3i6sw2g

StateArizonaYear2009NameJames and Karen MarshallCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeDuplicate Voting

The Marshalls, residents of Green Valley, Arizona, admitted that they voted by mail in Kansas during the 2008 election--after they had become residents of Arizona. The couple also cast votes in Arizona during the same election. The pair pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and were sentenced to a year of probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/3x7RKl9, https://herit.ag/3zBA6aU,