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Feb 25, 2011 09:50 PM

Alleged Supporter of Terrorist Group Extradited from Paraguay

Moussa Ali Hamdan, a dual citizen of the United States and Lebanon and a former resident of Brooklyn, New York, made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after being ...

Alleged Supporter of Terrorist Group Extradited from Paraguay 

Moussa Ali Hamdan, a dual citizen of the United States and Lebanon and a former resident of Brooklyn, New York, made an initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after being extradited from Paraguay. Hamdan is among several defendants charged in a conspiracy to provide material support to Hizballah, a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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Feb 24, 2011 10:00 PM

Saudi Arabian Student Arrested in Texas for Plotting Terrorist Attack

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and resident of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested on a federal charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction in connection with his alleged ...

Saudi Arabian Student Arrested in Texas for Plotting Terrorist Attack

Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and resident of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested on a federal charge of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction in connection with his alleged purchase of chemicals and equipment necessary to make an improvised explosive device and his research of potential U.S. targets, which included the Dallas address for former President George W. Bush.

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Feb 24, 2011 09:30 PM

Virginia Man Sentenced for Supporting al Shabaab, Encouraging Jihadists to Kill U.S. Citizens

Zachary Adam Chesser, of Fairfax County, Virginia, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for communicating threats against the writers of the South Park television show, soliciting violent jihadists to ...

Virginia Man Sentenced for Supporting al Shabaab, Encouraging Jihadists to Kill U.S. Citizens

Zachary Adam Chesser, of Fairfax County, Virginia, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for communicating threats against the writers of the South Park television show, soliciting violent jihadists to desensitize law enforcement, and attempting to provide material support to al Shabaab, a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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Feb 24, 2011 08:25 PM

Treasurer of Mortgage Lending Company Pleads Guilty in $1.9 Billion Fraud Scheme

Desiree Brown, the former treasurer of a private mortgage lending company, Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank, wire, and securities fraud for her role in a more ...

Treasurer of Mortgage Lending Company Pleads Guilty in $1.9 Billion Fraud Scheme

Desiree Brown, the former treasurer of a private mortgage lending company, Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank, wire, and securities fraud for her role in a more than $1.9 billion fraud scheme that contributed to the failures of Colonial Bank and TBW.

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Feb 23, 2011 11:00 PM

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime in Connection with Mosque Arson

Henry Clay Glaspell, of Arlington, Texas, pled guilty to a hate crime charge stemming from the ethnically motivated arson of a children's playground at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in Arlington in ...

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime in Connection with Mosque Arson

Henry Clay Glaspell, of Arlington, Texas, pled guilty to a hate crime charge stemming from the ethnically motivated arson of a children's playground at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in Arlington in July 2010.

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Feb 23, 2011 10:45 PM

Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Computer Servers of NASA, Minnesota Company

Jeremey Parker, of Houston, Texas, pled guilty in Minneapolis, Minnesota to hacking into computer networks at a Minnesota business and at NASA.

Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Computer Servers of NASA, Minnesota Company

Jeremey Parker, of Houston, Texas, pled guilty in Minneapolis, Minnesota to hacking into computer networks at a Minnesota business and at NASA.

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Feb 23, 2011 10:25 PM

Florida Sales Agent Indicted in Scheme that Targeted Elderly Investors

Steven B. Rodd, of Tampa, who was barred from selling securities by the State of Florida in 1998, was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, conspiracy to sell unregistered securities, and ...

Florida Sales Agent Indicted in Scheme that Targeted Elderly Investors

Steven B. Rodd, of Tampa, who was barred from selling securities by the State of Florida in 1998, was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, conspiracy to sell unregistered securities, and mail fraud. As part of the conspiracy, Rodd would lure elderly investors with newspaper and radio advertisements for annuities or certificates of deposit.

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Feb 22, 2011 10:20 PM

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft, Related Charges

Brock Lynnale Thompson, of Duval County, Florida, pled guilty to aggravated identity theft and false representation of a Social Security number. Thompson purchased the identity of a deceased infant ...

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft, Related Charges

Brock Lynnale Thompson, of Duval County, Florida, pled guilty to aggravated identity theft and false representation of a Social Security number. Thompson purchased the identity of a deceased infant from the child's mother and used the infant's personal identification information to obtain approximately 12 different Florida driver's licenses and identification cards in the identity of the deceased infant.

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Feb 22, 2011 09:50 PM

$13 Million Settlement in Medicare Fraud-Related False Claims Act Case

APS Healthcare Midwest has agreed to a $13 million settlement with the U.S. and the state of Georgia for allegedly submitting false claims to Medicaid because it did not provide specialty services ...

$13 Million Settlement in Medicare Fraud-Related False Claims Act Case

APS Healthcare Midwest has agreed to a $13 million settlement with the U.S. and the state of Georgia for allegedly submitting false claims to Medicaid because it did not provide specialty services related to disease management and case management to members of the Georgia Medicaid Management Program.

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Feb 22, 2011 09:35 PM

Michigan Home Builder Sentenced in $4.1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Giuseppe Cracchiolo, of Romeo, Michigan, was sentenced to six months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in the approval ...

Michigan Home Builder Sentenced in $4.1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Giuseppe Cracchiolo, of Romeo, Michigan, was sentenced  to six months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in the approval and disbursement of over $4.1 million in fraudulent mortgage loans.

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