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

Washington, D.C. July 26, 2013
  • FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691
  1. San Antonio: Somalian Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Making False Statements During a Terrorism Investigation

    Abdullahi Omar Fidse conspired to provide false information to authorities to gain entrance into the United States and to provide false information concerning his support for terrorist organizations. Full Story

  2. New York: Russian National Charged for Hacking NASDAQ Servers

    Aleksandr Kalinin, aka “Grig,” aka “g,” aka “tempo,” who still remains at large, allegedly hacked computer servers used by the NASDAQ and was part of an international scheme to steal bank account information by hacking U.S.-based financial institutions and then using the stolen account information to withdraw millions of dollars from the victims’ bank accounts. Full Story

  3. Detroit: Illinois Resident Pleads Guilty to Sending Threatening Communications

    Rodney Termini admitted to posting threatening messages to the Facebook page of Con-Way Freight on April 15, 2013, shortly after the Boston Marathon bombings, which caused the evacuation of its facility in LaSalle, Illinois, and a loss of approximately $46,000. Full Story

  4. New Orleans: Halliburton Agrees to Plead Guilty to Destruction of Evidence in Connection with Deepwater Horizon Tragedy

    In the third corporate guilty plea obtained by the Deepwater Horizon Task Force, Halliburton Energy Services Inc. admitted to destroying 3D computer simulations relating to the design and construction of the Macondo well site. Full Story

  5. Charlotte: Monroe-Based Construction Company and Six Co-Conspirators Indicted for Government Contract Fraud

    The defendants allegedly lied to obtain more than $87 million in federally funded construction contracts in a scheme that lasted more than 10 years. Full Story

  6. Chicago: Man Indicted for Obstruction of Justice and Filing False Multi-Billion-Dollar Liens Against Two Federal Judges and Other Government Employees

    Tyree Davis, Sr. allegedly sent correspondence threatening to arrest two federal judges and filed false liens against both judges, the U.S. attorney and clerk of court for the Northern District of Illinois, an assistant U.S. attorney, and an Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation special agent. Full Story

  7. Phoenix: Tucson Man Sentenced to 135 Months for Defrauding More Than 1,600 People

    Anthony Mark Boscarino received the sentence for his involvement in multiple frauds using his Internet sports handicapping site that operated under several names, including Mike’s Lock Club. Full Story

  8. Sacramento: Nuestra Familia Associates Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking Offenses

    Felipe Gutierrez was a member of the Madera County regiment of Nuestra Familia (NF) and was involved with the distribution of methamphetamine to Sacramento and Modesto, while Manuel Alejandro Garcia assisted NF members in Kings County to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine. Full Story

  9. Salt Lake City: Member of the Crow Tribe of Indians Pleads Guilty to Second-Degree Murder in Death of 3-Year-Old Daughter

    Mary Agnes Leider admitted to throwing her child out of a moving truck after a night of drinking. Full Story

  10. Portland: Oregon Woman Receives More Than 22 Years in Prison for Being an Armed Career Criminal

    Lorinda Marie Goodin was sentenced for committing two armed bank robberies in Multnomah County and two armed bank robberies in Lane County and for possessing ammunition after having been previously convicted of eight bank robberies. Full Story