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Apr 01, 2011 08:45 PM

Alabama Business Development Consortium Director Charged in $7 Million Fraud Scheme

Maurice William Campbell, Jr., of Rainbow City, Alabama, the former state director of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium, was indicted on fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy ...

Alabama Business Development Consortium Director Charged in $7 Million Fraud Scheme

Maurice William Campbell, Jr., of Rainbow City, Alabama, the former state director of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium, was indicted on fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy charges in connection with allegedly using his position to fraudulently obtain more than $7 million from the state of Alabama.

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Mar 31, 2011 10:15 PM

Former TBW Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Billion Fraud Scheme

Sean W. Ragland, a former senior financial analyst at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud in connection with his role in a scheme that defrauded ...

Former TBW Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Billion Fraud Scheme 

Sean W. Ragland, a former senior financial analyst at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud in connection with his role in a scheme that defrauded approximately $1.5 billion from financial investors in TBW’s mortgage lending facility, Ocala Funding.

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Mar 31, 2011 08:45 PM

Former University President Indicted in Missouri for Embezzling $1.5 Million from School

Karen L. Pletz, of Kansas City, Missouri, the former president and CEO of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, was indicted for embezzling more than $1.5 million from the university. ...

Former University President Indicted in Missouri for Embezzling $1.5 Million from School

Karen L. Pletz, of Kansas City, Missouri, the former president and CEO of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, was indicted for embezzling more than $1.5 million from the university. The alleged fraud scheme included unauthorized compensation payments as well as reimbursements from the university for personal expenses and fraudulent charitable contributions. The indictment also charges her with tax violations and money laundering.

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Mar 31, 2011 08:25 PM

Former Bank President Indicted in Florida on Bank Fraud and Related Charges

Jerry J. Williams, the former president, CEO, and chairman of Orion Bank, which was headquartered in Naples, Florida, was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and deceive federal and state ...

Former Bank President Indicted in Florida on Bank Fraud and Related Charges

Jerry J. Williams, the former president, CEO, and chairman of Orion Bank, which was headquartered in Naples, Florida, was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and deceive federal and state bank examiners in connection with his alleged orchestration of a complex scheme to fraudulently raise capital and falsify bank records in order to mislead state and federal regulators as to the bank's true financial condition.

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Mar 31, 2011 06:00 PM

Two New Orleans Police Officers Sentenced in Post-Katrina Shooting, Burning of Man

Former New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer David Warren was sentenced in connection with the post-Katrina shooting death of Henry Glover, and current NOPD Officer Greg McRae was sentenced ...

Two New Orleans Police Officers Sentenced in Post-Katrina Shooting, Burning of Man

Former New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer David Warren was sentenced in connection with the post-Katrina shooting death of Henry Glover, and current NOPD Officer Greg McRae was sentenced for the subsequent burning of Glover's remains and obstruction of justice. Warren was sentenced to 25 years and nine months in prison, and McRae was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

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Mar 30, 2011 10:10 PM

New York Men Charged in $10 Million Commercial Bank Fraud, Identity Theft Scheme

Christopher Cavounis and Jagdesh Cooma, both of Fresh Meadows, New York, were charged for allegedly orchestrating a scheme to defraud several banks of at least $10 million by obtaining commercial ...

New York Men Charged in $10 Million Commercial Bank Fraud, Identity Theft Scheme

Christopher Cavounis and Jagdesh Cooma, both of Fresh Meadows, New York, were charged for allegedly orchestrating a scheme to defraud several banks of at least $10 million by obtaining commercial loans and lines of credit using false and fraudulent documents. The defendants also allegedly paid bribes totaling over $135,000 to an employee of Citibank to obtain $2.45 million worth of loans.

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Mar 30, 2011 03:10 PM

Up to $5 Million Reward Offered for Information Regarding Shootings of Two ICE Agents

The Departments of Justice, State, and Homeland Security jointly announced a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of individuals allegedly responsible ...

Up to $5 Million Reward Offered for Information Regarding Shootings of Two ICE Agents

The Departments of Justice, State, and Homeland Security jointly announced a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of individuals allegedly responsible for the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE HSI Special Agent Victor Avila.

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Mar 30, 2011 02:45 PM

Director Mueller Testifies Before Senate at Hearing on Oversight of the FBI

Director Robert S. Mueller, III testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing entitled "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation," during which he reviewed some of our recent ...

Director Mueller Testifies Before Senate at Hearing on Oversight of the FBI

Director Robert S. Mueller, III testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing entitled "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation," during which he reviewed some of our recent work in responding to the complex and wide range of threats we face today and our commitment to keeping the nation safe.

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Mar 29, 2011 09:25 PM

Jamaican Citizen Pleads Guilty in Florida to Running $220 Million Ponzi Scheme

David A. Smith, a Jamaican citizen who was living in the Turks and Caicos Islands, pled guilty in Orlando, Florida to wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with his execution of a ...

Jamaican Citizen Pleads Guilty in Florida to Running $220 Million Ponzi Scheme

David A. Smith, a Jamaican citizen who was living in the Turks and Caicos Islands, pled guilty in Orlando, Florida to wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with his execution of a foreign currency trading Ponzi scheme that defrauded over 6,000 investors out of more than $220 million.

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Mar 29, 2011 09:00 PM

FDA Chemist and Son Charged with Trading on Inside Information

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chemist Cheng Yi Liang and his son, Andrew Liang, both of Gaithersburg, Maryland, were arrested on securities and wire fraud charges in connection with an alleged ...

FDA Chemist and Son Charged with Trading on Inside Information

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chemist Cheng Yi Liang and his son, Andrew Liang, both of Gaithersburg, Maryland, were arrested on securities and wire fraud charges in connection with an alleged $2.27 million insider trading scheme.

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