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Feb 18, 2011 10:25 PM

Securities Attorney, Five Others Indicted in Stock Manipulation Scheme

Six individuals, including a securities attorney, were charged in an indictment with defrauding investors in a stock manipulation scheme from 2003 to 2008.

Securities Attorney, Five Others Indicted in Stock Manipulation Scheme   

Six individuals, including a securities attorney, were charged in an indictment with defrauding investors in a stock manipulation scheme from 2003 to 2008.

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Feb 17, 2011 10:10 PM

Man Sentenced to Life for Conspiring to Commit Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

Russell Defreitas, a naturalized United States citizen from Guyana, was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to commit a terrorist attack at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New ...

Man Sentenced to Life for Conspiring to Commit Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport 

Russell Defreitas, a naturalized United States citizen from Guyana, was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to commit a terrorist attack at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. Defreitas and his coconspirators believed their attack would cause extensive damage to the airport and to the New York economy, as well as the loss of numerous lives.

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Feb 17, 2011 09:50 PM

Ten Indicted and Arrested in Texas for Roles in Human Trafficking Scheme

A three-year investigation into the trafficking of young and minor female Mexican nationals for the purpose of compelling their service as prostitutes at Houston area bars and restaurants through ...

Ten Indicted and Arrested in Texas for Roles in Human Trafficking Scheme

A three-year investigation into the trafficking of young and minor female Mexican nationals for the purpose of compelling their service as prostitutes at Houston area bars and restaurants through force, fraud, and coercion has lead to the indictment and arrest of 10 individuals.

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Feb 17, 2011 08:25 PM

Exec Testifies on Conducting Lawful Electronic Surveillance in the Face of New Technologies

Valerie Caproni, General Counsel, FBI, testified before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, about how new technology and a rapidly changing ...

Exec Testifies on Conducting Lawful Electronic Surveillance in the Face of New Technologies

Valerie Caproni, General Counsel, FBI, testified before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, about  how new technology and a rapidly changing communications landscape are eroding the ability of the government to conduct court ordered intercepts of wire and electronic communications.

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Feb 16, 2011 10:00 PM

Dozens of Armenian Power Organized Crime Group Members Arrested

As a result of two federal indictments and state cases that charge a total of 99 defendants with a wide range of crimes—including kidnapping, extortion, bank fraud, and narcotics trafficking—law ...

Dozens of Armenian Power Organized Crime Group Members Arrested

As a result of two federal indictments and state cases that charge a total of 99 defendants with a wide range of crimes—including kidnapping, extortion, bank fraud, and narcotics trafficking—law enforcement authorities in California arrested 74 members and associates of the Armenian Power organized crime group as a result of an investigation conducted by the Eurasian Organized Crime Task Force.

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Feb 16, 2011 09:30 PM

Options Trader Charged in Illinois for Running $600,000 Investment Fraud Scheme

Kent R.E. Whitney, a Chicago options trader, was taken into federal custody after he turned himself in for allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme in which he swindled more than $600,000 ...

Options Trader Charged in Illinois for Running $600,000 Investment Fraud Scheme

Kent R.E. Whitney, a Chicago options trader, was taken into federal custody after he turned himself in for allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme in which he swindled more than $600,000 from approximately 10 victims who invested with him.

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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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