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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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Mar 29, 2011 08:10 PM

California Woman Pleads Guilty to Role in $6.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Carolyn Ann Vasquez, of Los Angeles, pled guilty to her role in using fraudulent medical clinics and the stolen identities of physicians to defraud Medicare of more than $6.2 million.

California Woman Pleads Guilty to Role in $6.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Carolyn Ann Vasquez, of Los Angeles, pled guilty to her role in using fraudulent medical clinics and the stolen identities of physicians to defraud Medicare of more than $6.2 million.

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Mar 28, 2011 09:10 PM

Operators of Fraudulent Hedge Fund Sentenced in New York

Igor Levin and Yevgeny Shvartsshteyn were each sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 87 months in prison for their leadership roles in a conspiracy to defraud investors of more than $7 million ...

Operators of Fraudulent Hedge Fund Sentenced in New York

Igor Levin and Yevgeny Shvartsshteyn were each sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 87 months in prison for their leadership roles in a conspiracy to defraud investors of more than $7 million through a fraudulent hedge fund.

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Mar 28, 2011 09:05 PM

Mexican National Sentenced in New Mexico for Narcotics Trafficking

Mexican citizen Erik Alonzo-Martinez was sentenced in Albuquerque, New Mexico to 70 months in prison for his narcotics trafficking conviction. He will be deported after he completes his prison ...

Mexican National Sentenced in New Mexico for Narcotics Trafficking

Mexican citizen Erik Alonzo-Martinez was sentenced in Albuquerque, New Mexico to 70 months in prison for his narcotics trafficking conviction. He will be deported after he completes his prison sentence.

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Mar 25, 2011 09:30 PM

Maryland Title Agency Operator Sentenced in $3.9 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Anthony V. Weis, of Phoenix, Maryland, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded lenders of approximately $3.9 million in just ...

Maryland Title Agency Operator Sentenced in $3.9 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Anthony V. Weis, of Phoenix, Maryland, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded lenders of approximately $3.9 million in just eight months.

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Mar 25, 2011 09:00 PM

Leader of International Lottery Telemarketing Fraud Scheme Sentenced in New York

Matthew Getto was sentenced in New York to 150 months in prison for his participation in a lottery telemarketing scheme based in Israel in which he and others stole over $8 million from elderly ...

Leader of International Lottery Telemarketing Fraud Scheme Sentenced in New York

Matthew Getto was sentenced in New York to 150 months in prison for his participation in a lottery telemarketing scheme based in Israel in which he and others stole over $8 million from elderly victims in the United States between 2007 and July 2009.

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Mar 24, 2011 07:25 PM

14 Charged with Tax Violations Involving First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Fraud

Fourteen individuals have been charged with committing various crimes arising from their abuse of the federal government’s stimulus program by filing false claims with the IRS in which they ...

14 Charged with Tax Violations Involving First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Fraud

Fourteen individuals have been charged with committing various crimes arising from their abuse of the federal government’s stimulus program by filing false claims with the IRS in which they fraudulently claimed the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit.

Boston Special Agent in Charge Richard DesLauriers said, "The FBI will continue to use every capability and tool it has to root out others engaged in stimulus fraud."

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