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FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending January 25, 2013

Washington, D.C. January 25, 2013
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  1. Chicago: Man Receives 35 Years for Role in India and Denmark Terror Plots

    David Coleman Headley was sentenced for a dozen federal terrorism crimes relating to planning the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, and a subsequent proposed attack on a newspaper in Denmark. Full Story

  2. Washington: Former CIA Officer Sentenced for Revealing Identity of Covert CIA Officer

    John Kiriakou received 30 months in prison for revealing to a journalist the identity of a man whose 20-plus-year career as a covert CIA agent had never been disclosed publicly. Full Story

  3. New York: Three Alleged International Cyber Criminals Charged for Creating and Distributing the Gozi Virus

    The virus infected more than one million computers globally and caused tens of millions of dollars in losses. Full Story

  4. Buffalo: Michigan Man Indicted on Charges of Cyberstalking and Production of Child Pornography

    James S. Allen allegedly used the Internet and text messages to stalk, communicate with, and threaten 18 female victims, many of them minors, in an effort to obtain pornographic pictures of them. Full Story

  5. Jacksonville: En Fuego Ministry ‘Apostle’ Sentenced to Life for Child Sex Trafficking

    Luis E. Morales received life in prison for transporting 12- and 13-year-old ministry members across state lines to engage in sexual activity. Full Story

  6. New York: Gambino Organized Crime Family Associate Sentenced to Life for Racketeering and Murder

    John Burke participated in numerous acts of violence, including fatal shootings and home-invasion robberies, as well as drug trafficking involving cocaine and marijuana. Full Story

  7. Philadelphia: Federal Charges Allege Captors Held Adults with Disabilities in Subhuman Conditions to Carry Out Social Security Fraud

    Linda Weston, her daughter, and three co-defendants were charged with racketeering, murder in aid of racketeering, hate crimes, sex trafficking, forced labor, theft, fraud, and other crimes. Full Story

  8. San Diego: Oncologist and Medical Practice Admit to Dispensing Unapproved Drugs

    Dr. Joel I. Bernstein and his corporate medical practice pleaded guilty in connection with a scheme to import unapproved foreign cancer drugs at a deep discount, dispense them to unwitting patients, bill Medicare as if the drugs were legitimate, and pocket the profits. Full Story

  9. Miami: Former Clinic Director Sentenced for Role in $26.2 Million HIV Infusion Fraud Scheme

    Enrique Gonzalez received 70 months in prison for his role in operating two HIV infusion clinics for the sole purpose of committing Medicare fraud. Full Story

  10. Richmond: Bank Robbery Suspect Dubbed the ‘Ray-Bandit’ Arrested

    Jeremy Evans is thought to be responsible for at least 17 bank robberies in seven states. Full Story