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Jan 11, 2011 10:15 PM

Bank Official Guilty of Taking Bribes, Disclosing Suspicious Activity Report

Frank E. Mendoza, of Victorville, California, a former official with Chase Bank, was convicted of disclosing the existence of a suspicious activity report (SAR) filed with federal officials, and then ...

Bank Official Guilty of Taking Bribes, Disclosing Suspicious Activity Report

Frank E. Mendoza, of Victorville, California, a former official with Chase Bank, was convicted of disclosing the existence of a suspicious activity report (SAR) filed with federal officials, and then soliciting thousands of dollars in bribes to help the borrower deal with a possible criminal investigation related to the illegally disclosed SAR.

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Jan 11, 2011 07:25 PM

New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Role in $23 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Cheddi Goberdhan, a real estate attorney in Queens, New York, pled guilty to his role in a scheme that defrauded banks out of more than $23 million in home mortgage loans.

New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Role in $23 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme 

Cheddi Goberdhan, a real estate attorney in Queens, New York, pled guilty to his role in a scheme that defrauded banks out of more than $23 million in home mortgage loans.

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Jan 11, 2011 05:30 PM

FBI Releases Bank Crime Statistics for Third Quarter of 2010

During the third quarter of 2010, there were 1,325 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, an increase from the 1,212 reported violations in the same quarter of ...

FBI Releases Bank Crime Statistics for Third Quarter of 2010

During the third quarter of 2010, there were 1,325 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, an increase from the 1,212 reported violations in the same quarter of 2009.

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Jan 10, 2011 11:25 PM

Former NASA Employee Charged with Illegally Exporting Military Technology to South Korea

Kue Sang Chun, of Avon Lake, Ohio, was charged with illegally shipping infrared military technology to South Korea. Chun is a longtime employee at the NASA Glenn Research Center, though he is not ...

Former NASA Employee Charged with Illegally Exporting Military Technology to South Korea 

Kue Sang Chun, of Avon Lake, Ohio, was charged with illegally shipping infrared military technology to South Korea. Chun is a longtime employee at the NASA Glenn Research Center, though he is not accused of taking technology or related materials from the research center.

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Jan 10, 2011 10:00 PM

Last of 14 Gambino Crime Family Members and Associates Plead Guilty

All 14 members and associates of the Gambino Organized Crime Family of La Cosa Nostra who were charged in Manhattan federal court in April 2010 with crimes including racketeering, murder, sex ...

Last of 14 Gambino Crime Family Members and Associates Plead Guilty

All 14 members and associates of the Gambino Organized Crime Family of La Cosa Nostra who were charged in Manhattan federal court in April 2010 with crimes including racketeering, murder, sex trafficking, extortion, and wire fraud have pled guilty to the charges against them. The final two of the 14 defendants—Thomas Orefice and Dominick DiFiore—guilty today to various federal charges. The other 12 defendants pled guilty over the past several months.

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Jan 10, 2011 09:15 PM

Former Nursing Home Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty in Connecticut to Fraud and Tax Charges

Serena Sylvia, of Waterford, Connecticut, who was employed as a regional accounts receivable manager for Haven Health Care Management, LLC, pled guilty to one count of health care fraud and one count ...

Former Nursing Home Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty in Connecticut to Fraud and Tax Charges

Serena Sylvia, of Waterford, Connecticut, who was employed as a regional accounts receivable manager for Haven Health Care Management, LLC, pled guilty to one count of health care fraud and one count of filing a false income tax return in connection with embezzling funds from nursing home resident trust fund accounts.

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Jan 09, 2011 09:50 PM

Federal Complaint Filed Against Jared Lee Loughner

Federal charges were filed today in Arizona against Jared Lee Loughner, who is suspected of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Chief Judge John Roll and approximately 17 others Saturday in Tucson.

Federal Complaint Filed Against Jared Lee Loughner

Federal charges were filed today in Arizona against Jared Lee Loughner, who is suspected of shooting U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Chief Judge John Roll, Giffords' staff member Gabriel Zimmerman, and approximately 16 others Saturday in Tucson.

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Jan 09, 2011 09:45 PM

Person of Interest Cleared in Arizona Shooting Investigation

The individual originally identified in the press conference on January 8, 2011 as a person of interest has been located, interviewed, and cleared of any involvement in this ongoing investigation.

Person of Interest Cleared in Arizona Shooting Investigation

The individual originally identified in the press conference on January 8, 2011 as a person of interest has been located, interviewed, and cleared of any involvement in this ongoing investigation.

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Jan 09, 2011 08:15 PM

Director Mueller's Comments on Arizona Shooting

FBI Director Mueller spoke during a press conference in Tucson on the Arizona shooting investigation.

Director Mueller's Comments on Arizona Shooting

FBI Director Mueller spoke during a press conference in Tucson on the Arizona shooting investigation. Here are his comments: 

"First, let me express my condolences to the families and friends of Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Judge John Roll, and the other victims of this senseless tragedy."

"This was an attack not only against dedicated public servants, but against our fellow citizens…one being a child who was there to learn more about how our government works…and other members of the community who were meeting with their elected officials for the first time, or who were simply running errands on what otherwise would have been an ordinary weekend. This was an attack on our institutions and our way of life."

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Jan 08, 2011 11:15 PM

Statement of Attorney General on Arizona Shooting

FBI Director Mueller is traveling to Arizona to coordinate the investigation into a shooting today in Arizona that killed several individuals, including a federal judge and a 9-year-old girl, and ...

Statement of Attorney General on Arizona Shooting

FBI Director Mueller is traveling to Arizona to coordinate the investigation into a shooting today in Arizona that killed several individuals, including a federal judge and a 9-year-old girl, and wounded several others, including a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. issued the following statement:

“Today’s tragedy in Arizona was a senseless act of violence that has already resulted in devastating loss, including the death of Chief United States District Court Judge John Roll and four other individuals and the wounding of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and a number of others.  All of those who were killed or injured and their families are in our thoughts and prayers.

“As the President said, FBI Director Mueller is traveling to Arizona to help coordinate the investigation.  The FBI is working jointly with local law enforcement to investigate today’s events, and I have directed Department prosecutors and law enforcement officials to use every resource necessary to investigate this tragedy.  I want to assure the people of Arizona and every American that we will hold accountable anyone responsible for these heinous acts.”

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