Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Illinoisans

(Edwardsville, IL) — A Florida man is admitting his role in a nationwide scam that cashed in on millions-of-dollars. Lev Derbaremdiker was working with a telemarketing company in West Palm Beach back in 2009, when he and others preyed on people who owned timeshares. Officials say they pulled in more than 14-million-dollars. Many of their victims live in Illinois. Derbaremdiker faces up to 25 years in federal prison.