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FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending April 26, 2013

Washington, D.C. April 26, 2013
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  1. Boston: Suspect in Marathon Attack Charged with Using a Weapon of Mass Destruction

    Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev was charged with using improvised explosive devices, which resulted in the death of three people and injuries to more than 200. Full Story

  2. Washington: Top Ten Fugitive Eric Justin Toth Now in Custody

    Toth, a former private school teacher and camp counselor who was being sought for his alleged production and possession of child pornography, was taken into custody in Nicaragua after being a fugitive for almost five years. Full Story

  3. Miami: Alleged International Narcotics Trafficker Charged with Conspiring to Engage in Narco-Terrorism and to Support the FARC

    Jose Evaristo Linares Castillo was extradited from Colombia on charges that he conspired to import ton-quantities of cocaine into the United States and provided material support to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Full Story

  4. Washington: Unsealed Indictment Charges Former U.S. Federal Employee with Conspiracy to Commit Espionage for Cuba

    Marta Rita Velazquez was charged for her alleged role in recruiting Ana Belen Montes to the Cuban Intelligence Service and helping her gain employment at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. Full Story

  5. Detroit: New York Man Charged with Internet Extortion and Cyber Stalking

    Adam Paul Savader allegedly sent anonymous text messages using Google Voice numbers to 15 women threatening to distribute nude photographs of them to their friends and family unless more nude photos were sent. Full Story

  6. Baltimore: Thirteen Correctional Officers Among 25 Black Guerilla Family Gang Members and Associates Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges

    Correctional officers with the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and others were charged for conspiring to run operations of the gang inside correctional facilities. Full Story

  7. Indianapolis: Township Trustee, Township Clerk in Sullivan County Indicted

    Elected trustee of Jefferson Township Frank Mejean and his wife, Antonnette Mejean, whom he employed as Township Clerk and Township Investigator, were charged in a scheme to defraud taxpayers. Full Story

  8. Miami: Supervisor of $63 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Convicted

    Wondera Eason, a supervisor at Health Care Solutions Network, helped to orchestrate a fraud scheme that crossed state lines and that resulted in the submission of fraudulent claims to Medicare and Florida Medicaid. Full Story

  9. Sacramento: Florida Woman Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Prescription Drugs Over the Internet

    Lina Rodriguez received 72 months in prison for operating and facilitating the operation of an Internet-pharmacy business that illegally shipped more than $1.5 million in pharmaceuticals to U.S. and overseas purchasers. Full Story

  10. Phoenix: Sexual Predator Sentenced to 14 Consecutive Terms of Life Imprisonment

    Jefferson Gatewood, a member of the White Mountain Apache Tribe, received the terms for the aggravated sexual abuse of victims ranging from five years old to their early 20s over a 30-year period. Full Story