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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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Apr 14, 2011 09:45 PM

California Woman Who Sold Abused and Sick Horses Sentenced for Fraud

Trina Lee Kenney, of Wrightwood, California, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for using several websites to defraud would-be horse purchasers from across the nation with false promises ...

California Woman Who Sold Abused and Sick Horses Sentenced for Fraud

Trina Lee Kenney, of Wrightwood, California, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for using several websites to defraud would-be horse purchasers from across the nation with false promises about horses' health and temperament.

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Apr 13, 2011 09:30 PM

International Botnet Involving More Than Two Million Computers Disabled

The Department of Justice and FBI announced the most complete and comprehensive enforcement action ever taken by U.S authorities to disable an international botnet. The botnet is a network of ...

International Botnet Involving More Than Two Million Computers Disabled

The Department of Justice and FBI announced the most complete and comprehensive enforcement action ever taken by U.S authorities to disable an international botnet. The botnet is a network of hundreds of thousands of computers infected with a malicious software program known as Coreflood, which installs itself by exploiting a vulnerability in computers running Windows operating systems. Coreflood allows infected computers to be controlled remotely for the purpose of stealing private personal and financial information from unsuspecting computer users, including users on corporate computer networks, and using that information to steal funds.

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Apr 13, 2011 07:40 PM

Somali Hostage Negotiator Indicted on Piracy, Kidnapping Charges

Mohammad Saaili Shibin, the man allegedly responsible for negotiating the ransom of four U.S. citizens held hostage on the high seas, was indicted by a federal grand jury, apprehended in Somalia, and ...

Somali Hostage Negotiator Indicted on Piracy, Kidnapping Charges

Mohammad Saaili Shibin, the man allegedly responsible for negotiating the ransom of four U.S. citizens held hostage on the high seas, was indicted by a federal grand jury, apprehended in Somalia, and transferred to the United States to face charges. The four Americans on board the S/V Quest were ultimately killed before their release could be secured.

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Apr 13, 2011 07:25 PM

Two New Orleans Police Officers Convicted in Connection with Beating Death of Civilian

Two officers with the New Orleans Police Department, Melvin Williams and Matthew Dean Moore, were convicted of civil rights and obstruction of justice crimes in connection with the beating death of ...

Two New Orleans Police Officers Convicted in Connection with Beating Death of Civilian

Two officers with the New Orleans Police Department, Melvin Williams and Matthew Dean Moore, were convicted of civil rights and obstruction of justice crimes in connection with the beating death of civilian Raymond Robair in July 2005, as well as a subsequent cover-up.

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Apr 12, 2011 08:25 PM

California Man Charged in Massachusetts in $5 Million FOREX Fraud Scheme

Lyndon Lydell Parrilla, of Los Angeles, who owned a foreign currency exchange (FOREX) trading company, was arrested on wire fraud charges in connection with allegedly defrauding investors out of more ...

California Man Charged in Massachusetts in $5 Million FOREX Fraud Scheme

Lyndon Lydell Parrilla, of Los Angeles, who owned a foreign currency exchange (FOREX) trading company, was arrested on wire fraud charges in connection with allegedly defrauding investors out of more than $5 million.

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Apr 12, 2011 08:10 PM

Maryland Pawn Shop Owner Sentenced in $20 Million Money Laundering Scheme

Pawn shop owner Louis Leitch, Sr., of Baltimore, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for conspiring with others to launder $20 million in proceeds from the sale of mass quantities of stolen ...

Maryland Pawn Shop Owner Sentenced in $20 Million Money Laundering Scheme

Pawn shop owner Louis Leitch, Sr., of Baltimore, was sentenced to 33 months in prison for conspiring with others to launder $20 million in proceeds from the sale of mass quantities of stolen over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aid products, gift cards, DVDs, tools, and other merchandise.

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