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Nov 12, 2010 11:15 PM

Three Indicted on Hate Crime Charges Related to Assault of Disabled Navajo Man

Three Indicted on Hate Crime Charges Related to Assault of Disabled Navajo Man

Paul Beebe, William Hatch, and Jesse Sanford, all of Farmington, New Mexico, were indicted on federal hate crime charges related to a racially motivated assault of a 22-year-old man of Navajo descent who has a significant cognitive impairment.

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Nov 10, 2010 11:15 PM

FBI Receives Strategy Execution Honor

FBI Receives Strategy Execution Honor

On 11/10/10, Palladium Group, Inc. named the FBI to its Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing Strategy® for the Bureau's use of a Strategy Management System to improve intelligence capabilities, critical incident response effectiveness, talent and technology readiness, and other performance objectives.

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Nov 10, 2010 10:45 PM

Former Chicago White Sox Executive, Two Scouts Indicted in Kickback Scheme

Former Chicago White Sox Executive, Two Scouts Indicted in Kickback Scheme

David S. Wilder, a former professional baseball player scouting executive for the Chicago White Sox, and two former scouts for the team in Latin America—Jorge L. Oquendo Rivera and Victor Mateo—were indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly accepting kickbacks totaling approximately $400,000 from signing bonuses and contract buyouts paid to secure 23 prospective players between December 2004 and February 2008.

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Nov 10, 2010 10:40 PM

More Than 30 Members of New York Criminal Organizations Charged with Drug Distribution Offenses

More Than 30 Members of New York Criminal Organizations Charged with Drug Distribution Offenses

Thirty-three members of criminal organizations based in the Hunts Point area of the Bronx, New York were charged in Manhattan federal court with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, powder cocaine, and heroin. In a coordinated operation last night and earlier today, federal, state, and local law enforcement officers arrested 24 defendants in the Bronx. Four of the charged defendants were previously arrested. Five defendants remain at large.

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Nov 10, 2010 10:30 PM

Two Appointed to Executive Positions by FBI Director Mueller

McJunkin, Giuliano Appointed to Executive Positions by FBI Director Mueller

James W. McJunkin has been named the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office. Mr. McJunkin most recently served as the assistant director of the Counterterrorism Division.

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Mark F. Giuliano has been appointed the new assistant director for the Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters. Mr. Giuliano most recently served as deputy assistant director for Operations Branch II, Counterterrorism Division, at Headquarters.

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Nov 09, 2010 11:30 PM

Pharmaceutical Company Lawyer Charged with Obstruction, Making False Statements

Pharmaceutical Company Lawyer Charged with Obstruction, Making False Statements

Lauren Stevens, of Durham, North Carolina, an attorney for a major pharmaceutical company, was charged with one count of obstructing an official proceeding, one count of concealing and falsifying documents to influence a federal agency, and five counts of making false statements to the Food and Drug Administration.

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Nov 09, 2010 11:15 PM

Five Plead Guilty in Minnesota to Stealing $5 Million from Mortgage Lenders

Five Plead Guilty in Minnesota to Stealing $5 Million from Mortgage Lenders

Thanh Van Ngo, Dang Hai Nguyen, Vince Long Nguyen, Jesse Steven Moxness, and Trung Quang Tran, have all entered guilty pleas in Minneapolis, Minnesota in connection with their roles in a $20 million mortgage fraud scheme that involved 54 Minnesota homes and resulted in a $5 million loss to various mortgage lenders.

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Nov 09, 2010 08:00 PM

Seventeen Charged in $42.5 Million Fraud on Organization That Makes Reparations to Victims of Nazi Persecution

Seventeen Charged in $42.5 Million Fraud on Organization That Makes Reparations to Victims of Nazi Persecution

Janice Fedarcyk
Officials announce charges at press conference in New York.

Charges were filed in Manhattan federal court against 17 alleged members of a long-running scheme that defrauded programs established to aid survivors of Nazi persecution out of more than $42 million.

Employees of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, which administered the programs, were supposed to process and approve legitimate applications. Instead, they allegedly approved over 5,500 fraudulent applications, resulting in payouts to applicants who did not qualify for the programs. In exchange, these insiders kept a portion of the money for themselves and their co-conspirators.

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Nov 08, 2010 11:15 PM

Imprisoned Spy Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Act as Russian Agent, Money Laundering

Imprisoned Spy Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Act as Russian Agent, Money Laundering

Harold J. Nicholson, a former Central Intelligence Agency employee who is currently serving a 283-month sentence for a 1997 conviction of conspiracy to commit espionage, pled guilty to more charges, admitting that from 2006 to December 2008, with the assistance of his son Nathaniel, he acted on behalf of the Russian Federation, passed information to the Russian Federation, and received cash proceeds for his past espionage activities.

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Nov 08, 2010 11:00 PM

Exec Sentenced in New York on Insider Trading and Securities Fraud Charges

Exec Sentenced in New York on Insider Trading and Securities Fraud Charges

Ali Hariri, a former executive at Atheros Communications, Inc., was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 18 months in prison for his participation in the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history.

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