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U.S. Marshals Service
Bank Fraud, Failure to Surrender for Sentencing
Joseph Ruffo, John Russo, Jack Nitz, Bruce Gregory, John Peters, Charles Sanders
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Race and Ethnicity
Requires corrective lenses, wears glasses
Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond
Date of Warrant
Armed & Dangerous
Ruffo is wanted for in the Eastern District of Virginia for failing to serve a 17 year federal sentence after being released on a $10 million bond. Ruffo and a co-defendant set up a fraudulent business scheme through which they defrauded the United States and foreign banks of $350 million. Ruffo has numerous international ties, including throughout the Caribbean, South America and Europe.
NOTICE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT: Before arrest, verify warrant through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). If subject is arrested or whereabouts known, contact the nearest U.S. Marshals Service office, American Embassy/Consulate, call the U.S. Marshals Service Communications Center at 1-800-336-0102, or submit a tip using U.S. Marshals Service Tips.