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Mar 21, 2011 09:45 PM

ICE Attorney Sentenced for Taking Bribes from Immigrants Seeking Status in U.S.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Chief Counsel Constantine Peter Kallas, of Alta Loma, California, was sentenced to 212 months in federal prison for taking nearly $500,000 in bribes from ...

ICE Attorney Sentenced for Taking Bribes from Immigrants Seeking Status in U.S.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Assistant Chief Counsel Constantine Peter Kallas, of Alta Loma, California, was sentenced to 212 months in federal prison for taking nearly $500,000 in bribes from immigrants who were promised immigration benefits that would allow them to remain in the United States.

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Mar 21, 2011 09:25 PM

Former UBS Investment Banker Sentenced in New York for Insider Trading Scheme

Igor Poteroba,a former investment banker with UBS Securities LLC (UBS), was sentenced in New York to 22 months in prison for his participation in an insider trading scheme in which he passed ...

Former UBS Investment Banker Sentenced in New York for Insider Trading Scheme 

Igor Poteroba,a former investment banker with UBS Securities LLC (UBS), was sentenced in New York to 22 months in prison for his participation in an insider trading scheme in which he passed material, non-public information regarding six mergers and acquisitions that certain UBS clients were contemplating to a co-conspirator, Alexei P. Koval, who then traded on this information, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars in illicit profits.

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Mar 21, 2011 09:15 PM

Two Bank Execs Indicted in Georgia in Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Conspiracy

Mark A. Connor and Clayton A. Coe, both former top officers of FirstCity Bank of Stockbridge, Georgia, were charged with a variety of offenses, including conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank ...

Two Bank Execs Indicted in Georgia in Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Conspiracy

Mark A. Connor and Clayton A. Coe, both former top officers of FirstCity Bank of Stockbridge, Georgia, were charged with a variety of offenses, including conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud in connection with misconduct at FirstCity Bank in the years before the bank's seizure by state and federal authorities on March 20, 2009.

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Mar 18, 2011 09:30 PM

Man Convicted in North Carolina of Minting His Own Currency

Bernard von NotHaus was convicted by a federal jury in Statesville, North Carolina of making coins resembling and similar to United States coins; of issuing, passing, selling, and possessing Liberty ...

Man Convicted in North Carolina of Minting His Own Currency

Bernard von NotHaus was convicted by a federal jury in Statesville, North Carolina of making coins resembling and similar to United States coins; of issuing, passing, selling, and possessing Liberty Dollar coins; of issuing and passing Liberty Dollar coins intended for use as current money; and of conspiracy against the United States.

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Mar 18, 2011 09:25 PM

Goldman Sachs Computer Programmer Sentenced for Stealing Trade Secrets

Sergey Aleynikov, a former computer programmer at Goldman Sachs, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 97 months in prison for stealing valuable, proprietary computer code of Goldman Sachs.

Goldman Sachs Computer Programmer Sentenced for Stealing Trade Secrets

Sergey Aleynikov, a former computer programmer at Goldman Sachs, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 97 months in prison for stealing valuable, proprietary computer code of Goldman Sachs.

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Mar 17, 2011 09:05 PM

Twenty-Eight Indicted in Large-Scale Cocaine Trafficking Ring Operating in Ohio

A 50-count indictment was returned against 28 people who are accused of participating in a large-scale cocaine trafficking ring operating in the area of Ashtabula, Ohio since 2008.

Twenty-Eight Indicted in Large-Scale Cocaine Trafficking Ring Operating in Ohio

A 50-count indictment was returned against 28 people who are accused of participating in a large-scale cocaine trafficking ring operating in the area of Ashtabula, Ohio since 2008.

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Mar 17, 2011 09:00 PM

Convicted Maryland Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Shane Stoner, 28, of Cambridge, Maryland, who has a previous conviction relating to sexual abuse of a minor, pled guilty to possession of child pornography, admitting that he sexually exploited two ...

Convicted Maryland Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Shane Stoner, 28, of Cambridge, Maryland, who has a previous conviction relating to sexual abuse of a minor, pled guilty to possession of child pornography, admitting that he sexually exploited two 15-year-old girls to produce child pornography.

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Mar 17, 2011 08:45 PM

Leader of Violent D.C. Drug Gang Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term

Antwuan Ball, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced to 18 years and nine months in prison for drug-dealing activities that took place when he was the leader of the Congress Park Crew, a violent drug ...

Leader of Violent D.C. Drug Gang Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term

Antwuan Ball, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced to 18 years and nine months in prison for drug-dealing activities that took place when he was the leader of the Congress Park Crew, a violent drug gang that operated in Southeast Washington.

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Mar 16, 2011 09:25 PM

Financial Services Company Executives Charged in $200 Million Fraud Scheme

Timothy S. Durham, James F. Cochran, and Rick D. Snow, all former executives of Fair Financial Company, an Ohio financial services business, were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit wire and ...

Financial Services Company Executives Charged in $200 Million Fraud Scheme

Timothy S. Durham, James F. Cochran, and Rick D. Snow, all former executives of Fair Financial Company, an Ohio financial services business, were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit wire and securities fraud, wire fraud, and securities fraud in connection with their roles in a scheme to defraud approximately 5,000 investors of more than $200 million.

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Mar 16, 2011 09:00 PM

Former Art Dealer Convicted of Bilking Millions from Investors, Defrauding Inventor

Former art dealer Rocco P. DeSimone, of Johnston, Rhode Island, was convicted of conning an inventor and several investors out of more than $6 million in cash, tangible assets, and forgiven debt by ...

Former Rhode Island Art Dealer Convicted of Bilking Millions from Investors, Defrauding Inventor

Former art dealer Rocco P. DeSimone, of Johnston, Rhode Island, was convicted of conning an inventor and several investors out of more than $6 million in cash, tangible assets, and forgiven debt by fraudulently claiming to be marketing inventions which he had little or no ownership.

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