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Jan 19, 2011 10:50 PM

Costa Rican Company, Execs Charged in $670 Million Fraud Scheme

The president and the auditor of a Costa Rican company selling reinsurance bonds to life settlement companies were arrested and charged, along with the company itself, in a seven-count indictment for ...

Costa Rican Company, Execs Charged in $670 Million Fraud Scheme

The president and the auditor of a Costa Rican company selling reinsurance bonds to life settlement companies were arrested and charged, along with the company itself, in a seven-count indictment for their alleged role in a $670 million fraud scheme involving victims throughout the United States and abroad

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Jan 19, 2011 09:25 PM

Maryland Title Company Owner, Two Employees Indicted in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Stephen J. Troese, Sr., James Kevin Hughes, and Brenda Lukenich were indicted in Baltimore, Maryland on mail and wire fraud charges arising from a scheme to defraud lenders and a title insurance ...

Maryland Title Company Owner, Two Employees Indicted in $4 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Stephen J. Troese, Sr., James Kevin Hughes, and Brenda Lukenich were indicted in Baltimore, Maryland on mail and wire fraud charges arising from a scheme to defraud lenders and a title insurance company of over $4 million.

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Jan 18, 2011 08:20 PM

Two Men Charged in New Jersey with Hacking AT&T's Servers

Andrew Auernheimer, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Daniel Spitler, of San Francisco, California, were charged in Newark, New Jersey with allegedly hacking AT&T's servers and stealing e-mail addresses ...

Two Men Charged in New Jersey with Hacking AT&T's Servers

Andrew Auernheimer, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Daniel Spitler, of San Francisco, California, were charged in Newark, New Jersey with allegedly hacking AT&T's servers and stealing e-mail addresses and other personal information belonging to approximately 120,000 Apple iPad users who accessed the Internet via AT&T's 3G network.

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Jan 18, 2011 08:10 PM

Hedge Fund Manager Arrested for Role in $3.5 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Former Chicago hedge fund manager James Brandolino was taken into federal custody after he turned himself in for allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme in which he swindled more than $3.5 ...

Hedge Fund Manager Arrested for Role in $3.5 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Former Chicago hedge fund manager James Brandolino was taken into federal custody after he turned himself in for allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme in which he swindled more than $3.5 million from approximately 48 victims who invested in funds he purported to operate.

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Jan 18, 2011 08:00 PM

Geologist Pleads Guilty in Maryland to Bribery and Kickback Scheme

Michael W. Kilbourne, formerly of Macungie, Pennsylvania, now of Toronto, Canada, pled guilty in Baltimore, Maryland in connection with a scheme in which he received bribes and kickbacks in exchange ...

Geologist Pleads Guilty in Maryland to Bribery and Kickback Scheme

Michael W. Kilbourne, formerly of Macungie, Pennsylvania, now of Toronto, Canada, pled guilty in Baltimore, Maryland in connection with a scheme in which he received bribes and kickbacks in exchange for assisting companies to obtain excavating and hauling contracts with Lehigh Cement Company, where he was employed as a geologist.

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Jan 14, 2011 10:00 PM

Co-Founder of Nationwide Casino-Cheating Criminal Enterprise Pleads Guilty

Van Thu Tran, the co-founder of a criminal enterprise known as the Tran Organization, pled guilty in San Diego, California to conspiring to participate in the organization's scheme to cheat casinos ...

Co-Founder of Nationwide Casino-Cheating Criminal Enterprise Pleads Guilty

Van Thu Tran, the co-founder of a criminal enterprise known as the Tran Organization, pled guilty in San Diego, California to conspiring to participate in the organization's scheme to cheat casinos across the country out of millions of dollars.

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Jan 14, 2011 09:25 PM

Commodities Trader Arrested for Threatening to Kill Government Officials

Vincent McCrudden, a former commodities trader, was charged in federal court in New York with two counts of transmitting threats to kill 47 current and former officials of the U.S. Securities and ...

Commodities Trader Arrested for Threatening to Kill Government Officials 

Vincent McCrudden, a former commodities trader, was charged in federal court in New York with two counts of transmitting threats to kill 47 current and former officials of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the National Futures Association, and the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

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Jan 13, 2011 10:10 PM

Man Sentenced for Role in Supporting Terrorist Plot to Attack JFK Airport

Abdel Nur, a citizen of Guyana, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for providing material support to the conspiracy to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding ...

Man Sentenced for Role in Supporting Terrorist Plot to Attack JFK Airport

Abdel Nur, a citizen of Guyana, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for providing material support to the conspiracy to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. Nur provided material support to the plot by attempting to locate al Qaeda explosives expert Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah, and by introducing the plotters and presenting the plot to Yasin Abu Bakr, the notorious leader of the Trinidadian militant group Jamaat Al Muslimeen, who had previously engaged in violent terrorist attacks aimed at overthrowing the government of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Jan 13, 2011 09:10 PM

New FBI en Español Site Dedicated to Those Who Speak Spanish

Aquí se ofrece información básica sobre cómo contactar al FBI y sobre el tipo de delitos que investiga. También se pueden leer artículos sobre cómo protegerse contra el fraude, qué hacer ante un ...

New FBI en Español Site Dedicated to Those Who Speak Spanish

Lingüista del FBIAquí se ofrece información básica sobre cómo contactar al FBI y sobre el tipo de delitos que investiga. También se pueden leer artículos sobre cómo protegerse contra el fraude, qué hacer ante un delito y cómo mantenerse seguro.

Here you will find basic information about how to contact the FBI and about the types of crimes it investigates. You can also read articles on how to protect yourself against fraud, how to cope with crime, and how to stay safe.

FBI en español

Jan 13, 2011 08:00 PM

Thirty People Indicted in Ohio in Large-Scale Heroin Trafficking Ring

A federal grand jury returned a 110-count indictment against 30 people who are accused of running a large-scale heroin trafficking ring that brought the drugs from various points in the United States ...

Thirty People Indicted in Ohio in Large-Scale Heroin Trafficking Ring

A federal grand jury returned a 110-count indictment against 30 people who are accused of running a large-scale heroin trafficking ring that brought the drugs from various points in the United States to Northeast Ohio and in turn distributed the heroin throughout Greater Cleveland.

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