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

Washington, D.C. July 12, 2013
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  1. San Juan: Man Arrested for Communicating Cyber Threats

    Jesus M. Vazquez-Pizarro allegedly posted several messages to Twitter threatening Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. Full Story

  2. Pittsburgh: Police Officials Resign, Avoid Federal Prosecution

    Former Clarksburg, West Virginia Chief Marshall Goff and former Lt. Tim Smith will avoid being charged with civil rights violations and making false statements to federal agents for their actions following the police response to a report of an alleged domestic battery involving a city councilman. Full Story

  3. Dallas: Smith County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested for Federal Drug, Firearms Violations

    Kimbrick Bernard Jones was charged with narcotics distribution and being armed during drug transactions. Full Story

  4. Mobile: Former Alabama Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty in Criminal Civil Rights Investigation of the Beating Death of an Inmate

    Joseph Sanders admitted to obstructing justice by lying to investigators from the Department of Corrections to cover up the fact that former inmate Rocrast Mack was brutally beaten. Full Story

  5. Washington: Former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manager Sentenced in $30 Million Bribery and Kickback Scheme

    Kerry F. Khan was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison stemming from his leadership of a ring of corrupt public officials and government contractors that stole millions through inflated and fictitious invoices. Full Story

  6. Seattle: Tacoma Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking

    Alexander Walls controlled as many as four women, three of whom were juveniles when he recruited them to work for him as prostitutes. Full Story

  7. Miami: Supervisor of $63 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Sentenced

    Wondera Eason, a former supervisor at defunct health provider Health Care Solutions Network Inc., received 10 years in prison for her central role in the scheme to defraud Medicare and Florida Medicaid. Full Story

  8. Philadelphia: Doctor Pleads Guilty to Running Pill Mill

    Kermit Gosnell wrote fraudulent prescriptions for thousands of prescription pills and other medications to drug “seekers” who met with him briefly for a cursory exam or no exam. Full Story

  9. Newark: Woman Charged for Allegedly Mailing Threatening Letters to U.S. Supreme Court and Throughout New Jersey

    Karen Waller was arrested after allegedly mailing more than 50 letters threatening to injure and kill unspecified individuals. Full Story

  10. San Antonio: Three Charged in Kidnapping of Mission Man Taken into Mexico

    Roel Garza and Mexican citizens Orlando Hernandez and Jose Lorenzo Davila were arrested for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping, which was carried out in retaliation for a purported theft of more than 100 kilograms of cocaine tied to the Gulf Cartel. Full Story