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Mar 10, 2011 07:00 PM

Two Members of New York State Legislature Face Corruption Charges

New York State Senator Carl Kruger and State Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. were charged in Manhattan federal court with accepting bribes in exchange for official acts. Six others were also charged ...

Two Members of New York State Legislature Face Corruption Charges

New York State Senator Carl Kruger and State Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr. were charged in Manhattan federal court with accepting bribes in exchange for official acts. Six others were also charged in the bribery schemes, including an Albany lobbyist, two hospital CEOs, a health care consultant, a real estate developer, and a doctor.

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Mar 09, 2011 10:00 PM

Washington Man Arrested in Connection with Attempted Bombing of MLK Day Parade

Kevin William Harpham, of Colville, Washington, was arrested and charged in connection with the placement of an improvised explosive device alongside the planned Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity ...

Washington Man Arrested in Connection with Attempted Bombing of MLK Day Parade

Kevin William Harpham, of Colville, Washington, was arrested and charged in connection with the placement of an improvised explosive device alongside the planned Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March on January 17, 2011, in Spokane, Washington.

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Mar 09, 2011 09:45 PM

Pakistani National Indicted in Nuclear-Related Illegal Export Scheme

Pakistani national Nadeem Akhtar, a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland, was indicted on charges related to a scheme to illegally export items to Pakistan that are used directly or indirectly in ...

Pakistani National Indicted in Nuclear-Related Illegal Export Scheme

Pakistani national Nadeem Akhtar, a resident of Silver Spring, Maryland, was indicted on charges related to a scheme to illegally export items to Pakistan that are used directly or indirectly in activities related to nuclear reactors and the processing and production of nuclear-related materials

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Mar 09, 2011 05:25 PM

Twelve Indicted in Arizona in Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Schemes

Twelve Arizona residents were charged in two indictments for their involvement in multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud conspiracies. Between the two cases, the defendants fraudulently obtained more ...

Twelve Indicted in Arizona in Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Schemes

Twelve Arizona residents were charged in two indictments for their involvement in multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud conspiracies. Between the two cases, the defendants fraudulently obtained more than $19 million in loans and more than $5 million in “cash back” loan proceeds. The defendants are charged with various counts of conspiracy, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit transactional money laundering.

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Mar 08, 2011 10:25 PM

Colorado Woman Guilty of Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Jamie Paulin Ramirez, a U.S. citizen, former resident of Colorado, and co-defendant of Collen R. LaRose (aka "Jihad Jane"), pled guilty in Philadelphia to one count of conspiracy to provide material ...

Colorado Woman Guilty of Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Jamie Paulin Ramirez, a U.S. citizen, former resident of Colorado, and co-defendant of Collen R. LaRose (aka "Jihad Jane"), pled guilty in Philadelphia to one count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.

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Mar 08, 2011 08:50 PM

Puerto Rico Senator and Businessman Convicted for Roles in Bribery Scheme

Puerto Rico Senator Hector Martinez Maldonado and Juan Bravo Fernandez, the former president of one of the largest private security companies in Puerto Rico, were convicted for their roles in a ...

Puerto Rico Senator and Businessman Convicted for Roles in Bribery Scheme

Puerto Rico Senator Hector Martinez Maldonado and Juan Bravo Fernandez, the former president of one of the largest private security companies in Puerto Rico, were convicted for their roles in a bribery scheme involving legislation beneficial to Bravo Fernandez’s business.

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Mar 07, 2011 05:00 PM

Arrest in East Coast Rapist Case

Authorities have made an arrest in the case of a violent serial offender who has attacked or attempted to attack a dozen women in Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, and Rhode Island for more than a ...

Arrest in East Coast Rapist Case

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Authorities have made an arrest in the case of a violent serial offender who has attacked or attempted to attack a dozen women in Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, and Rhode Island for more than a decade. Composite sketches of the suspect were posted on digital billboards in a push to garner new tips in the case. The publicity push was coordinated with the Fairfax County Police Department, which launched a dedicated website containing additional information about the case.

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Mar 07, 2011 04:50 PM

Leader of Medicare Fraud Ring Sentenced to Prison

Alberto Noriega, of Miami, has been sentenced to federal prison for leading a Medicare fraud ring that submitted more than $9 million in false and fraudulent Medicare claims for alleged infusion ...

Leader of Medicare Fraud Ring Sentenced to Prison

Alberto Noriega, of Miami, has been sentenced to federal prison for leading a Medicare fraud ring that submitted more than $9 million in false and fraudulent Medicare claims for alleged infusion therapy services.

Over time, Noriega and his co-conspirators submitted approximately $9,129,420 in false and fraudulent infusion therapy claims to seven insurance companies. To submit the claims, Noriega used genuine Medicare beneficiary information including names, social security numbers and dates of birth—that he illegally obtained from a number of sources.

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Mar 07, 2011 04:30 PM

Leader of Fraudulent Driver's License Scheme Sentenced

Zhong Li, 34, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in Atlanta to serve over four years in federal prison for conspiring with a Georgia driver's license examiner to issue fraudulent driver's licenses ...

Leader of Fraudulent Driver's License Scheme Sentenced

Zhong Li, 34, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in Atlanta to serve over four years in federal prison for conspiring with a Georgia driver's license examiner to issue fraudulent driver's licenses to illegal aliens from China.

Li's customers paid $2,000 to $3,000 for the licenses, then Li, in turn, paid an accomplice at the Georgia Department of Driver Services up to $500 for each fraudulently issued license. According to the charges, between 1998 to 2006, Li placed advertisements in a Chinese language newspaper claiming he could assist persons who did not have documentation to obtain driver's licenses in Georgia and other states.

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Mar 04, 2011 09:00 PM

Jared Lee Loughner Charged for Multiple Murders, Attempted Assassination

A federal grand jury returned a 49-count superseding indictment against Jared Lee Loughner for the murder of a federal judge and a Congressional staff member, as well as for causing the deaths of ...

Jared Loughner Charged for Multiple Murders, Attempted Assassination

A federal grand jury returned a 49-count superseding indictment against Jared Lee Loughner for the murder of a federal judge and a Congressional staff member, as well as for causing the deaths of four other participants and injuries to many more during his alleged attempt to assassinate U.S. Representative Gabrielle D. Giffords on January 8.

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