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Feb 16, 2011 05:25 PM

Somalian Pirate Sentenced for Hijacking Maersk Alabama, Two Other Ships

Abduwali Muse, of Somalia, was sentenced in New York to 405 months in prison for his participation in the April 8, 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean and the ...

Somalian Pirate Sentenced for Hijacking Maersk Alabama, Two Other Ships

Abduwali Muse, of Somalia, was sentenced in New York to 405 months in prison for his participation in the April 8, 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean and the subsequent taking of the captain of the ship as a hostage, as well as for his participation in the hijacking of two other vessels in late March and early April of 2009. Those hijackings also involved the taking of hostages.

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Feb 15, 2011 10:05 PM

Twenty People Indicted in Florida in $200 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Twenty individuals, including three doctors, were charged in Florida for various health care fraud, kickback, and money laundering offenses related to their alleged participation in a fraud scheme ...

Twenty People Indicted in Florida in $200 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Twenty individuals, including three doctors, were charged in Florida for various health care fraud, kickback, and money laundering offenses related to their alleged participation in a fraud scheme involving approximately $200 million in Medicare billing for purported mental health services.

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Feb 15, 2011 09:45 PM

Part-Owner of Maryland Tax Business Guilty of Preparing False Returns, Identity Theft

Tyrone Robert Campbell, of Baltimore, Maryland, who owned a tax preparation business with his wife, pled guilty to conspiracy to file false tax returns, to aiding and assisting in the preparation of ...

Part-Owner of Maryland Tax Business Guilty of Preparing False Returns, Identity Theft

Tyrone Robert Campbell, of Baltimore, Maryland, who owned a tax preparation business with his wife, pled guilty to conspiracy to file false tax returns, to aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, and to aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme in which he obtained more than $1 million in fraudulent refunds.

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Feb 15, 2011 04:15 PM

Response to NAS Review of Scientific Approaches Used During Anthrax Investigation

The FBI and Justice Department issued a response to the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report "Review of the Scientific Approaches Used During the FBI's ...

Response to NAS Review of Scientific Approaches Used During Anthrax Investigation

The FBI and Justice Department issued a response to the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report "Review of the Scientific Approaches Used During the FBI's Investigation of the 2001 Anthrax Letters."

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Feb 14, 2011 10:15 PM

Former California Congressional Candidate Sentenced for Lying During Investigation

Tan Nguyen, who ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2006, was sentenced in Santa Ana, California to one year and one day in federal prison for his conviction on a federal ...

Former California Congressional Candidate Sentenced for Lying During Investigation

Tan Nguyen, who ran for the United States House of Representatives in 2006, was sentenced in Santa Ana, California to one year and one day in federal prison for his conviction on a federal obstruction of justice charge stemming from lies he told to California investigators about his involvement in a letter sent to Latino voters during the campaign.

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Feb 14, 2011 10:00 PM

Maryland County Executive Indicted on Bribery, Extortion, Tampering Charges

Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, of Mitchellville, Maryland, was indicted on charges of conspiracy, extortion, and bribery related to the performance of his official duties, ...

Maryland County Executive Indicted on Bribery, Extortion, Tampering Charges

Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, of Mitchellville, Maryland, was indicted on charges of conspiracy, extortion, and bribery related to the performance of his official duties, and tampering with a witness and evidence.

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Feb 14, 2011 09:45 PM

New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Urine Test for Criminal Defendant

Brandon Ortiz, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, a former employee of a company that assists U.S. Probation with drug testing of criminal defendants, pled guilty to helping a criminal defendant cheat on a ...

New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Urine Test for Criminal Defendant

Brandon Ortiz, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, a former employee of a company that assists U.S. Probation with drug testing of criminal defendants, pled guilty to helping a criminal defendant cheat on a urinalysis test and thus preventing the U.S. Probation Department from reporting a possible violation of supervision to the federal court.

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Feb 11, 2011 10:00 PM

Illinois Man Charged in $105 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Daniel Spitzer, a resident of Barrington, Illinois, was indicted in connection with allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme, swindling more than $105 million from approximately 400 victims ...

Illinois Man Charged in $105 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Daniel Spitzer, a resident of Barrington, Illinois, was indicted in connection with allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme, swindling more than $105 million from approximately 400 victims who invested in funds he purported to operate.

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Feb 11, 2011 07:35 PM

Files Released on Former Senator Ted Stevens

The FBI today released approximately 3,600 pages of material in response to a Freedom of Information Act request related to Theodore "Ted" Stevens, who served as a U.S. senator from Alaska from 1968 ...

Files Released on Former Senator Ted Stevens

The FBI today released approximately 3,600 pages of material in response to a Freedom of Information Act request related to Theodore "Ted" Stevens, who served as a U.S. senator from Alaska from 1968 until 2009, and died last August in a plane crash. He had been the target of an FBI public corruption investigation.

The majority of the release consists of public source material from the media file associated with the Anchorage FBI’s pending public corruption probe. The files also include material on extortion threats to the senator, press reports and newspaper articles about public corruption, and correspondence between Stevens and the FBI.

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Feb 10, 2011 10:35 PM

Former U.S. House of Representatives Staff Member Convicted on Corruption Charges

Fraser C. Verrusio, the former policy director for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, was convicted on corruption charges relating to his acceptance of ...

Former U.S. House of Representatives Staff Member Convicted on Corruption Charges 

Fraser C. Verrusio, the former policy director for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, was convicted on corruption charges relating to his acceptance of an all-expenses paid trip to Game One of the 2003 World Series.

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