Bickford, who faces misdemeanor IRS charges, was sharing a home with man named Theodoros “Terry” Grontis.
Grontis, along with Cullen Johnson and Elaine White are accused of having “bilked crime victims, divorcees and even one lottery winner out of more than $1 million.”
Court records show Bickford’s bank account was allegedly used to launder the cash.
Bickford has not responded to messages from The Pilot. Her lawyers declined to comment and said she would not be commenting either.
No trespassing signs were posted at the foot of her driveway, and in front of her parents’ home next door. [Rick] Garrity [Bickford's neighbor] said the signs went up last week.
[IRS Agent Brian] Pelfrey and other IRS and FBI agents spent more than two years putting the case together against White, Johnson and Grontis.
A federal grand jury here indicted them last April on multiple counts of wire fraud, money laundering and evading taxes. Bickford is identified in the indictment only by her initials. Read more