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FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending November 19, 2010

Washington, D.C. November 19, 2010
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  1. New York: Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani Found Guilty of Conspiring in the 1998 Destruction of United States Embassies in East Africa Resulting in Death

    Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani faces a minimum of 20 years in prison for his role in the 1998 bombings of the U.S. Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that took the lives of 224 people, including 12 Americans. Full Story

  2. New Haven: Joint Law Enforcement Operation Takes Down Alleged Drug Ring

    Twenty-one individuals were arrested on various federal narcotics distribution charges related to a large-scale cocaine and crack cocaine trafficking organization based in the Newhallville sections of New Haven and Hamden, operating throughout the New Haven area. A federal grand jury returned a 20-count indictment charging a total of 37 individuals. Full Story

  3.  Detroit: Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Stealing Ford Trade Secrets

    Former Ford employee Xiang Dong Yu, who was a product engineer for the Ford Motor Company from 1997 to 2007 and had access to Ford trade secrets, pled guilty to two counts of theft of trade secrets. Full Story

  4. Albuquerque: Former Bank Official and Wife Arraigned on Federal Bank Fraud Charges

    Anthony and Eunice Moya were arraigned on an 11-count indictment charging them with eight counts of bank fraud and aiding and abetting bank fraud. The indictment also charges Anthony Moya, the former manager of a branch office of CitiFinancial Inc. in Santa Fe with three counts of misapplication by a bank employee. Full Story

  5.  Washington Field: Reward Offered for Information Leading to the Identification, Arrest, and Conviction of Person(s) Responsible for the Northern Virginia Shootings

    A reward was announced of up to $20,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for shootings at five military-related installations in Northern Virginia. Full Story

  6.  San Diego: San Diego Woman Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to al Shabaab

    Nima Ali Yusuf was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to provide material support to al Shabaab and making false statements to a government agency in a matter involving international terrorism. Full Story

  7. San Francisco: California Woman Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison on Human Trafficking Charge

    Fang Ping Ding was sentenced to 37 months in prison for confiscating the passport, visa, and other documents of a woman from the People’s Republic of China in order to maintain control over the victim and force her to work as an unpaid, live-in domestic servant. Full Story

  8. Baltimore: Three Prince George’s County Police Officers and Six Other Defendants Charged in Two Federal Indictments

    One hundred and fifty law enforcement officers executed arrests, and nine defendants were indicted including three Prince George’s County Police officers. The officers were charged with conspiring to commit extortion involving the transport and distribution of untaxed cigarettes and alcohol, and drug and gun conspiracy.  Full Story

  9. Chicago: Three Owners of Bankrupt Sunrise Equities Accused of Cheating Hundreds of Investors in $43 Million Ponzi and Bank Fraud Scheme

    Three owners of a bankrupt Chicago real estate development firm, Sunrise Equities, Inc., were indicted for an alleged Ponzi-scheme that defrauded hundreds of victims and three banks of more than $43 million. Full Story

  10. Headquarters: Internet Crime Complaint Center Reaches 2 Million Entries

    The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has logged its 2 millionth consumer complaint alleging online criminal activity. The milestone entry was submitted on November 9, 2010.  Full Story