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Apr 19, 2011 09:45 PM

Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $400,000 from Her Employer

Kimberly Dana Swenson, of Shoreview, Minnesota, pled guilty to one count of mail fraud, admitting that from 2008 through 2010, she embezzled approximately $400,000 from Allianz Life Insurance ...

Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $400,000 from Her Employer

Kimberly Dana Swenson, of Shoreview, Minnesota, pled guilty to one count of mail fraud, admitting that from 2008 through 2010, she embezzled approximately $400,000 from Allianz Life Insurance Company, where she worked as a client services specialist from 2002 through 2010.

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Apr 19, 2011 09:25 PM

Idaho Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Non-Profit Entity

Bobbi A. George, of Middleton, Idaho, was sentenced for wire fraud as a result of her and her mother's involvement in the misappropriation of $177,000 from Port of Hope, a non-profit entity that ...

Idaho Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Non-Profit Entity

Bobbi A. George, of Middleton, Idaho, was sentenced for wire fraud as a result of her and her mother’s involvement in the misappropriation of $177,000 from Port of Hope, a non-profit entity that operates drug and alcohol treatment centers throughout Idaho.

Apr 18, 2011 10:10 PM

Executive Guilty in $9 Million Kickback and Bribery Scheme Involving Naval Funds

Anjan Dutta-Gupta, the founder and president of a technology services company with offices in Rhode Island and Georgia, agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence to bribery of a ...

Executive Guilty in $9 Million Kickback and Bribery Scheme Involving Naval Funds

Anjan Dutta-Gupta, the founder and president of a technology services company with offices in Rhode Island and Georgia, agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence to bribery of a public official in connection with an alleged kickback scheme of more than $9 million of naval funds.

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Apr 18, 2011 09:55 PM

Florida Man Sentenced in South Dakota in Connection with Faking Death for Insurance Money

Vij Misir, of Florida, was sentenced in Sioux Fallas, South Dakota to 36 months in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud. His ex-wife and co-defendant, Rajmatee Kapadia, pled guilty to the same ...

Florida Man Sentenced in South Dakota in Connection with Faking Death for Insurance Money

Vij Misir, of Florida, was sentenced in Sioux Fallas, South Dakota to 36 months in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud. His ex-wife and co-defendant, Rajmatee Kapadia, pled guilty to the same charge. The couple had been having serious financial problems and devised a scheme in which they faked Misir's death during a family trip to Malaysia in order to make claims on three separate life insurance policies totaling $7 million in coverage.

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Apr 18, 2011 09:40 PM

Man Charged in Human Trafficking Investigation Sentenced in Texas

Wilson Sauzo, the last of four defendants charged and convicted as a result of a human trafficking investigation at a Houston area bar, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for drug ...

Man Charged in Human Trafficking Investigation Sentenced in Texas

Wilson Sauzo, the last of four defendants charged and convicted as a result of a human trafficking investigation at a Houston area bar, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for drug trafficking.

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Apr 15, 2011 11:00 PM

Counterterrorism Chief Discusses Evolving Threat

Mark Giuliano, assistant director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division, spoke yesterday at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the challenges we face in understanding and getting in ...

Counterterrorism Chief Discusses Evolving Threat

Mark Giuliano, assistant director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division, spoke yesterday at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the challenges we face in understanding and getting in front of the terrorism threat. He describes four dynamic terrorism threats.

"I do not think this nation has ever faced a more fluid, more dynamic, or more complex terrorism threat," he said. "We are seeing an increase in the sources of terrorism, a wider array of terrorism targets, a greater cooperation among terrorist groups, and an evolution in terrorist tactics and communication methodology."

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Apr 15, 2011 10:00 PM

Former MLB Star Lenny Dykstra Charged in Bankruptcy Fraud Case

Lenny Dykstra, who played outfield for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies baseball clubs and later gained notoriety as a stock picker, has been charged with bankruptcy fraud for allegedly ...

Former MLB Star Lenny Dykstra Charged in Bankruptcy Fraud Case

Lenny Dykstra, who played outfield for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies baseball clubs and later gained notoriety as a stock picker, has been charged with bankruptcy fraud for allegedly selling items from his $18 million mansion in Ventura County, California.

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Apr 15, 2011 09:25 PM

Principals of Three Largest Internet Poker Companies Indicted on Multiple Charges

Eleven defendants, including the founders of the three largest Internet poker companies doing business in the United States—PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker—were charged with bank ...

Principals of Three Largest Internet Poker Companies Indicted on Multiple Charges

Eleven defendants, including the founders of the three largest Internet poker companies doing business in the United States—PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Pokerwere charged with bank fraud, illegal gambling offenses, and laundering billions of dollars in illegal gambling proceeds.

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Apr 14, 2011 10:15 PM

Man Pleads Guilty to Forcing Underage Girls Into Prostitution in New York

William Johnson, also known as "Dollar Bill," of Brooklyn, New York, pled guilty to sex trafficking of a minor between August 2010 and September 2010. Johnson admitted to harboring a 15-year-old girl ...

Man Pleads Guilty to Forcing Underage Girls Into Prostitution in New York

William Johnson, also known as "Dollar Bill," of Brooklyn, New York, pled guilty to sex trafficking of a minor between August 2010 and September 2010. Johnson admitted to harboring a 15-year-old girl in his home and having the victim work for him as a prostitute.

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Apr 14, 2011 10:00 PM

Board President and CEO of Philadelphia Charter School Charged with Fraud

Hugh C. Clark and Ina M. Walker, the former president of the board and chief executive officer, respectively, of the Philadelphia-based New Media Technology Charter School, were charged with ...

Board President and CEO of Philadelphia Charter School Charged with Fraud 

Hugh C. Clark and Ina M. Walker, the former president of the board and chief executive officer, respectively, of the Philadelphia-based New Media Technology Charter School, were charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, and theft from a federally funded program in connection with their alleged improper use of approximately $522,000 in New Media funds to enrich themselves and advance their personal interests.

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