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FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending April 12, 2013

Washington, D.C. April 12, 2013
  • FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691
  1. Seattle: Man Sentenced for Role in Plot to Attack Seattle Military Processing Center

    Walli Mujahidh received 17 years in prison for plotting with lead defendant Abu Khalid Abdul-Latif to use grenades and machine guns to attack recruits at the Military Entrance Processing Center in a federal office complex in south Seattle. Full Story

  2. Oklahoma City: Fifty-Seven Charged with Operating Illegal Online Sports Gaming Business

    Thirty-four individuals and 23 entities were indicted and accused of operating an illegal sports bookmaking business that solicited more than $1 billion in illegal bets. Full Story

  3. Atlanta: Seven Juveniles Recovered as Result of Operation Intentional Foul at 2013 NCAA Final Four Basketball Championship

    The Violent Crimes Against Children initiative, which targeted child exploitation and child prostitution in the Atlanta metropolitan area, also resulted in the arrest of 22 adults on sexual exploitation, prostitution, and human trafficking-related charges. Full Story

  4. Little Rock: Former Police Officer Sentenced in Connection with Operation Delta Blues

    Former Helena-West Helena Police Sgt. Marlene Kalb was sentenced to 30 months in prison on drug and extortion charges. While in uniform and on duty, Kalb provided a protective police escort for a purported drug trafficker, who was a confidential informant working with the FBI. Full Story

  5. Newark: Cardiologist Admits Record $19 Million Billing Fraud Scheme that Exposed Patients to Unskilled and Unnecessary Medical Treatment

    Jose Katz, a well-known cardiologist and the founder, CEO, and sole owner of a pair of large medical services companies in New Jersey and New York, admitted to conspiring in a multi-million-dollar health care fraud scheme that subjected thousands of patients to unnecessary tests and potentially life-threatening, unneeded treatment, as well as treatment by unlicensed or untrained personnel. Full Story

  6. Los Angeles: Former KPMG Employee Charged with Insider Trading

    Scott London, a former senior partner who oversaw KPMG’s audit practice for the Pacific Southwest, was charged with providing confidential information about clients to a friend who used the information to make highly profitable securities trades. Full Story

  7. Miami: Three Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms in Shooting Death of Brinks Guard at Calder Casino and Race Course

    Vladimir Louissant was sentenced to life in prison, and Victoria Barkley and Byron Kyler were sentenced to 10 years and five years in prison, respectively, for their roles in the August 2011 murder. Full Story

  8. Washington Field: Nova Datacom LLC and Its Former President Plead Guilty in Bribery Scheme Involving Government Contracts

    Nova Datacom LLC, a Northern Virginia company, and its former president, Min Jung Cho, pled guilty to federal charges stemming from their roles in a bribery and kickback scheme involving corrupt public officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of the Army. Full Story

  9. Milwaukee: Man Charged with Damaging a Protected Computer

    Hua Jun Zhao was arraigned on criminal charges that he attempted to damage and delete information from a federally protected computer at the Medical College of Wisconsin and lied to the FBI in connection with an investigation into the alleged theft of an anti-cancer compound and related research data from the school. Full Story

  10. Denver: Former Pastor Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography

    Richard Howard Craft, interim pastor of Family of Christ Presbyterian Church of Greeley, received 10 years in prison after pleading guilty. Full Story