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FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending August 3, 2012

Washington, D.C. August 03, 2012
  • FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691
  1. Chicago: Man Pleads Guilty to Planning Travel to Join Terrorist Organization in Jihad Combat

    Shaker Masri pled guilty to planning to travel to Somalia in 2010 to engage in jihadist fighting for al Shabaab. Full Story

  2. New York: U.S. Army Translator Re-Sentenced to Prison for Unauthorized Possession of Classified Documents and for Using a False Identity

    The defendant, whose sentence was re-calculated after an appeal, obtained classified documents concerning the Iraqi insurgency without approval to do so. Full Story

  3. San Francisco: Alleged Member of 500 Block/C Street Gang Charged with Attempted Murder of Federal Agents

    Victor Flores was indicted on charges of attempted murder of three Homeland Security Investigations special agents. Full Story

  4. Milwaukee: Former Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Civil Rights Violation and Sexual Assault

    Ladmarald Cates responded to a 911 call for police assistance at the victim’s home and used a combination of coercion and intimidation to force the victim to commit sexual acts before forcibly raping her. Full Story

  5. New York: $731 Million Settlement of Money Laundering and Forfeiture Complaint with PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker Announced

    PokerStars agreed to forfeit $547 million to the U.S. and to reimburse the approximately $184 million owed by Full Tilt to foreign players in order to fully resolve the allegations in the complaint. Full Story

  6. Newark: Bristol-Myers Squibb Executive Arrested on Insider Trading Charges

    Robert Ramnarine was arrested on charges related to illegal trades he made based on information concerning three Bristol-Myers Squibb acquisition targets. Full Story

  7. Louisville: Owner of Pain Clinics Sentenced for Money Laundering and Pill Conspiracies

    Michael Leman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for a scheme in which he instructed his employees to recruit residents of Kentucky to visit his Pennsylvania and Ohio clinics to unlawfully receive tens of thousands of prescription drugs. Full Story

  8. Miami: Miami Home Health Care Agency Owner Pleads Guilty Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Eulises Escalona pled guilty for his participation in a $42 million home health Medicare fraud scheme. Full Story

  9. Washington Field: Leader of Internet Prostitution Business Sentenced

    Kuraye Tamunoibi Akuiyibo was sentenced to 51 months in prison for his involvement with the business Classy D.C. Escorts. Full Story

  10. Cleveland: Former Cuyahoa County Commissioner Sentenced for Racketeering

    Jimmy Dimora received 28 years for racketeering, bribery, conspiracy, Hobbs Act conspiracy, tax charges, and other crimes. Full Story