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Eight Sentenced for Heroin, Cocaine Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Eight individuals were sentenced in federal court in Martinsburg for heroin and cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J.

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Bronx Man Sentenced for Role in Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Bronx, New York, has been sentenced in federal court to 12 months plus 1 day in prison and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $51,363.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Freedom Industries Official Sentenced for Role in Chemical Spill

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A former official of Freedom Industries was sentenced today to three years of probation and a $10,000 fine for a Clean Water Act violation connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Heroin Dealer to Eight Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH - A local resident has been sentenced in federal court to 8 years (96 months) imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, on his conviction of violations of federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Multiple Defendants Plead Guilty to Federal Heroin Crimes in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Three defendants pleaded guilty today in federal court to various heroin crimes, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Glassport Woman Admits Defrauding Local Funeral Home

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Glassport, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of issuing forged checks, theft of government money and access device fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Erie Man Admits Distributing Crack Cocaine

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Buffalo Man Charged with August 2015 Robbery of Bellevue Bank

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Buffalo, New York, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to Five Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Law Violations

PITTSBURGH -A Pittsburgh resident has been sentenced in federal court to five years imprisonment on his convictions of possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and being a felon in possession of a firearm, United States Attorney David J.

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New York Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Cigarette Smuggling

Abrahim Yahya Kassim, 26, of Richmond Hill, New York, pled guilty in federal court today to unlawful cigarette smuggling, United States Attorney William J.

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Multiple Defendants Headed to Prison for Federal Heroin Crimes

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Three defendants were sentenced to federal prison today for heroin crimes, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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West Mifflin Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 72 months imprisonment, followed by 15 years supervised release, on a charge of distribution of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Erie Man Admits Guilty in Crack Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Jury Finds Kentucky Veteran Guilty of Defrauding the Veterans Health Administration

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto announced that a federal jury sitting in Huntington returned a guilty verdict yesterday in the trial of a Kentucky veteran for defrauding the Veterans Health Administration.

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Senior VP of Blair County Bank Admits Submitting False Expense Reports

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Hollidaysburg, Pa. , pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of misapplication of funds by a bank employee, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Charged with Robbing Banks in Wilmerding and White Oak

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of violating federal bank robbery and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Uniontown Man Admits Producing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH - A former Fayette County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of production and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Two Pill Dealers Prosecuted for Federal Drug Crimes in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Two defendants were prosecuted today in federal court for drug crimes involving pain pills, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Portage Man Pleads Guilty in Money Laundering Scheme

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Portage, Pa. leaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown on a charge of conspiring to commit money laundering, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Freedom Owner Headed to Prison for Role in Chemical Spill

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A former owner of Freedom Industries was sentenced today to 30 days in federal prison, six months of supervised release, and a $20,000 fine for environmental crimes connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Detroit Oxycodone Dealer Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Detroit drug dealer pleaded guilty today to a federal oxycodone crime, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Oakmont Man Charged with Financial Crimes

PITTSBURGH, PA: An Allegheny County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bankruptcy fraud, money laundering, conspiracy and structuring financial transactions, United States Attorney David J.

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Freedom Industries and Former Freedom Industries Plant Manager Sentenced for Roles in Chemical Spill

CHARLESTON, W. Va. Freedom Industries, Inc. , and a former plant manager at Freedom Industries were sentenced today for environmental crimes connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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West Mifflin Man Sentenced to Probation for Role in Crack Dealing Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH home detention on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute a quantity of crack cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Greene County Man Sentenced to Time Served for Damaging Energy Facility

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Greene County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to time served (12 months) on his conviction of damaging of an energy facility, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Huntington man who participated in a heroin distribution conspiracy in 2012 and 2013 pleaded guilty today in federal court, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Former Freedom Industries Owner Latest Sentenced for Role in Chemical Spill

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A former owner of Freedom Industries was sentenced today to three years of probation and a $20,000 fine for an environmental crime connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Huntington Woman Pleads Guilty in Detroit-Based Heroin Scheme

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Huntington woman pleaded guilty today in federal court to a drug charge for her role in a heroin conspiracy, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Siblings Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGH - Two residents of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of wire and bank fraud conspiracy and bank fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Local Man Sentenced for Role in Detroit-to-Pittsburgh Oxycodone Ring

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh man has been sentenced in federal court to four years of probation, which includes eight months of community confinement, on his conviction of violating the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Multiple Defendants Appear on Federal Charges in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Multiple defendants appeared today in federal court in Huntington, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Federal Officials Close Review into the Death of Wayne Jones

WASHINGTON The Justice Department announced today that there is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against Martinsburg, West Virginia, Police Department (MPD) Officers in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Wayne Jones.

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Final Member of Culloden Heroin-Dealing Family Sentenced to Prison on Federal Drug Charge

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Culloden woman who, together with her husband and son, sold heroin from their home in 2014 and 2015 was sentenced today to two years in federal prison, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Verona Man Gets 20-Year Prison Sentenced for Producing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH - A former resident of Verona, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 20 years imprisonment, followed by 25 years supervised release, on his conviction of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Seven Sentenced in Maryland-to-West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Network

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Seven individuals were sentenced in federal court today for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J.

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Crime Victim Advocates Honor Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli as Part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

CHARLESTON, W. Va. rights, presented the 2016 Excellence in Victim Advocacy and Justice Award today to Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli.

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USP Hazelton Inmate Charged with Causing Death of Fellow Prisoner

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA A federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging Marricco Sykes, 36, an inmate at the United States Penitentiary at Hazelton, with causing the death of a fellow prisoner, United States Attorney William J.

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Former Crawford County Man Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on a charge of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children, United States Attorney David J.

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Brothers Sentenced for Participating in a Violent Drug Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH - Two Pittsburgh-area brothers have been sentenced in federal court for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit to Morgantown Heroin Trafficking Scheme Splintered by Arrests, Federal Indictments

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Federal indictments were unsealed today charging 14 people with facilitating a Michigan to Morgantown heroin trafficking operation, according to United States Attorney William J.

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Forty-Six Southwestern Pennsylvania Residents Charged in Fayette-County Based Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking Ring

PITTSBURGH An additional 19 southwestern Pennsylvania residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for violating the federal narcotics laws, bringing to 46 the number of defendants charged with participating in a large-scale cocaine and heroin trafficking organization operating in Fayette and Washington counties.

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Pittsburgh Police Officer Charged with Deprivation of Civil Rights, Falsifying Report

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in on charges of deprivation of civil rights and falsification of a record, United States Attorney David J.

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Blankenship Sentenced to a Year in Federal Prison

CHARLESTON, W. Va. Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto announced that former Massey Energy Chief Executive Officer Don Blankenship was sentenced today to a year in federal prison and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine.

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Maryland Man Sentenced for Orchestrating Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Brian Alexander Hall, 27, of Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced today to 100 months in prison for leading a multi-state heroin distribution network, United States Attorney William J.

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Seattle Woman Pleads Guilty to Counterfeiting Charges

PITTSBURGH, PA -- A resident of Seattle, Washington pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to make, deal, possess, pass, buy, sell, and transfer counterfeit currency both overseas and in the United States as well as to charges of dealing in counterfeit obligations or securities of the U.

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Ex-UPMC Employee Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Rural Valley, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 21 months imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release and ordered to pay $184,835.

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Former Freedom President Sentenced to Prison for Role in Chemical Spill

CHARLESTON, W. Va. The former president of Freedom Industries was sentenced today to 30 days in federal prison, to be followed by a six-month term of supervised release, and a $20,000 fine for environmental crimes connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Jury Finds Berkeley County Man Guilty of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA A federal jury returned a guilty verdict today convicting John Glenn Bartley, 56, of Inwood, West Virginia, of multiple federal stalking charges, United States Attorney William J.

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Four Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Four individuals were sentenced in federal court in Martinsburg today for various drug trafficking offenses, United States Attorney William J.

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Pain Doctor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Overprescribing Controlled Substances

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. A resident of Johnstown, Pa. , pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Participating in Multi-State Heroin, Painkiller Trafficking Scheme

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Kalif Briggs, 33, of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, was convicted in federal court today for his role in a multi-state heroin and oxycodone trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Ohio Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Detroit-to-Huntington Heroin Scheme

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A South Point, Ohio, man who participated in a heroin conspiracy in 2014 and 2015 was sentenced today in federal court, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Aliquippa Man Identified by Fingerprint Ridges in Sexually Explicit Photo is Sentenced to 22+ Years in Prison

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 270 months, followed by lifetime supervised release, on his conviction of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Sextortion Affecting Thousands of U.S. Children

Summary. Sextortion is a type of online sexual exploitation in which individuals coerce victims into providing sexually explicit images or videos of themselves, often in compliance with offenders friends and family.

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Delmont Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in California-to-Pennsylvania Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH - A Westmoreland County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 21 months imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Erie Resident Admits Robbing Two Local Banks

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Hurricane Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Arson and Witness Tampering Crimes

BECKLEY, W. Va. A Hurricane man pleaded guilty today to a federal arson crime and a federal witness tampering crime, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Another Member of Culloden Heroin-Dealing Family Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Culloden man who assisted his parents in selling heroin from their home in 2014 and 2015 was sentenced today to five years of probation, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Pleasant Hills Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Ring

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Online Con Artist Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGH - A Maryland resident has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months and one day imprisonment, supervised release for three years and ordered to pay more than $1.

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Verona Man Gets 20-Year Prison Sentence for Producing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH - A former resident of Verona, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 20 years imprisonment, followed by 25 years supervised release, on his conviction of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit Man Sentenced for Role in Detroit-to-Huntington Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Detroit man who participated in a heroin conspiracy in 2013 was sentenced today to five years of probation, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Somerset County Woman Admits Possessing Meth

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. A Somerset County resident pleaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown to a charge of possession with the intent to distribute a quantity of methamphetamine, United States Attorney David J.

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Monongahela Man Accused of Creating and Mailing False Court Documents

PITTSBURGH -- A Washington County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of mail fraud and forging and counterfeiting a Seal of a Court of the U.

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Beckley Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

BECKLEY, W. Va. Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto announced that a Beckley man was sentenced today in federal court to a year and three months in prison for a drug crime.

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Former Prison Employee Sentenced for Witness Tampering

BECKLEY, W. Va. announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto. A federal jury convicted Rose after a two day jury trial in May of 2015.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin and Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH A Pittsburgh resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Health Care Fraud Charge Filed in Fayette County Addiction Specialists Inc. Case

PITTSBURGH Four southwestern Pennsylvania residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on multiple charges of distribution and dispensing of Schedule III and Schedule IV controlled substances, conspiracy and health care fraud United States Attorney David J.

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Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Local Law Enforcement Roundup Nets Guns, Drugs, and Fugitives

On February 9, 2016, McKeesport Police Chief Bryan Washowich, Allegheny County Sheriff William P.

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Clarksburg Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Distributing Child Pornography

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Joshua Hood, 34, of Clarksburg, was sentenced to 240 months in prison for transmitting images of child pornography, United States Attorney William J.

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Coraopolis Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 36 months imprisonment, followed by 12 years supervised release, on a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Utah Man Sentenced to Prison for Interfering with Phoenix to New York Flight Crew

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Mapleton, Utah has been sentenced in federal court to twelve months and one day imprisonment for interference with flight crew members and attendants, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI and Union Township Police Department Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Union Township Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Union Township Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the First Merit Bank branch located at 2090 W.

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Culloden Man Latest Prosecuted as Part of Heroin-Dealing Family

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Culloden drug dealer who sold heroin with his family from his home was sentenced today in federal court to three and a half years in prison, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Five Convicted in Cigarette Smuggling Operation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Five individuals pled guilty in federal court to unlawful cigarette smuggling, United States Attorney William J.

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Judge Sentences Drug Dealer to Seven Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, with six years of supervised release to follow on his conviction of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Former USP Hazelton Inmates Sentenced for Assaulting Inmate and Correctional Officer

CLARKSBURG, WVTwo former inmates at the United States Penitentiary in Hazelton, West Virginia were sentenced to additional time in prison for assaulting a fellow inmate and a correctional officer, United States Attorney William J.

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Former West Virginia Division of Highways Supervisor Convicted in State Court

BUCKHANNON, WVFormer West Virginia Division of Highways supervisor Barry D.

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Leeper Man Admits Taking Minor Across State Lines for Sex

PITTSBURGHA resident of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of interstate transportation of a minor for purpose of engaging in unlawful sexual activity, United States Attorney David J.

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Washington, Pennsylvania Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

PITTSBURGHA Washington, Pa. , resident has been sentenced in federal court to 144 months (12 years) imprisonment followed by five years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms and narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who was found in possession of heroin during execution of a search warrant pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Jury Convicts Millvale Police Officer on Civil Rights Charge

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating approximately four hours, a federal jury found Nicole Murphy guilty of deprivation of rights under color of law, United States Attorney David J.

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Felon Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Firearm

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Federal Prison Employee Pleads Guilty to Sex Offense

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Jeffrey S.

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Federal Inmate Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murdering Another Inmate

CLARKSBURG, WVFederal inmate Kevin Marquette Bellinger, a former resident of Washington, D.

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Jury Finds Washington County Man Guilty on Child Sexual Exploitation Charges

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating approximately three hours, a federal jury of five men and seven women found David Cunningham guilty of three counts of receipt, distribution and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Washington County Man Guilty of Misappropriating $300,000 in Clients’ Funds

PITTSBURGHA Washington County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of wire fraud and filing false tax returns, United States Attorney David J.

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Brookline Man Admits Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH, PAA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Child

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, on his conviction of sex trafficking of a child, United States Attorney David J.

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Farrell Man Serving Time in State Prison Gets Seven More Years in Federal Prison for Gun Crime

PITTSBURGHA resident of Farrell, Pa. , was sentenced yesterday in federal court after pleading guilty to a charge of brandishing a firearm during and in relation to drug trafficking, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Fairmont State Official Sentenced to Prison

ELKINS, WVA former vice president at Fairmont State University has been sentenced to federal prison for stealing over $1.

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Ohio Man Sentenced for Extorting More Than $1,000,000 in Stolen Money

WHEELING, WVJason Kirkland Weese, 31, of East Liverpool, Ohio, will serve 63 months in prison for his role in extorting more than $1,000,000.

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Philadelphia-to-Morgantown Drug Pipeline Disrupted by Federal Indictment

MORGANTOWN, WVTwenty-one people involved in a Philadelphia to Morgantown heroin and painkiller distribution ring have been indicted on federal charges, United States Attorney William J.

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Lab Manager Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Water Samples

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that John W.

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Beaver County Man Found Guilty of Merchandise Stolen in Pennsylvania at Ohio Flea Market

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating for approximately four hours, a federal jury found Terry L.

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Ringleader of Multi-State Drug Conspiracy Sentenced to Prison

PITTSBURGH incarceration on her conviction of conspiracy to violate federal drug and money laundering laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Woman Admits Purchasing Gun for Convicted Felon

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to a charge of violating federal firearm laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Bethel Park Man Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGHA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank and wire fraud conspiracy, United States Attorney David J.

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David Glynn Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Timeshare Owners

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that a Charleston man pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Charleston to conspiring to defraud timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada.

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FBI Launches National Campaign to Address Laser Threat to Aircraft

The FBI today announced a national campaign to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft, a federal violation that presents danger to pilots, passengers, and those on the ground.

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Local Man Charged with Armed Robbery of Allegheny Valley Bank in Greentree

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bank robbery and armed bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI Agents Honored at U.S. Attorney Awards

WHEELING, WVThree agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation were recognized for their outstanding work in investigations involving two former West Virginia sheriffs and a woman who embezzled over a million dollars from a race track.

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McKees Rocks Woman Gets Probation with Home Detention for Purchasing Weapon for Felon

PITTSBURGH probation, including six months home detention with electronic monitoring on her conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Man Who Shot Six Gets 12 Years in Federal Prison

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of firearms and distributing heroin, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today.

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Leader of Cocaine Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge

MARTINSBURG, WVThe leader of a large drug trafficking organization was convicted in Federal court and now faces a lengthy prison sentence.

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Jury Finds New Jersey Man Conspired to Distribute More Than 1,500 Bricks of Heroin in Pittsburgh Area

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating for three hours on May 23, a federal jury of six men and six women found Rafael A.

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Wheeling Businessman Convicted of Defrauding Mortgage Customers

WHEELING, WVWheeling businessman Mark C. Busack was convicted today on charges that the defrauded customers of his mortgage brokerage business, United States Attorney William J.

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Michigan Woman Sentenced in Federal Court for Role in Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVA Michigan woman who rented a Huntington apartment as part of a heroin conspiracy was sentenced today to three years and one month in federal prison, announced U.

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Ohio Couple Guilty in Extortion Case

WHEELING, WVA husband and wife from Ohio admitted to extorting nearly a million dollars from a woman who had embezzled the money from a West Virginia college, according to United States Attorney William J.

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Judge Sentences Altoona Teen to Two Years in Prison for Making Destructive Devices

JOHNSTOWN, PA supervised release on his conviction of violating federal laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Greene County Man Charged with Damaging Gas Well Facility

PITTSBURGHA resident of Greene County has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of damage of an energy facility, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Logan County Assessor Pleads Guilty to Federal Banking Law Violation

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Russell R.

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Johnstown Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

JOHNSTOWN, PAA resident of Johnstown, Pa.

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Two Detroit Men Sentenced for Transporting and Distributing Heroin in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that two Detroit, Michigan men were sentenced to federal prison today for their roles in conspiracies to distribute heroin in the Huntington, West Virginia area.

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Brookline Man Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny county resident has been sentenced in federal court to 57 months of imprisonment, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Criminal Charges Filed Against U.S. Citizen in Connection with a Multi-Million-Dollar International Cyber Counterfeiting Scheme Based in Uganda

PITTSBURGHU. S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania David J. Hickton and U. S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Eric P.

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Millvale Police Officer Charged with Unlawfully Using a Taser on a Handcuffed Person

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of deprivation of rights under color of law, United States Attorney David J.

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Etna Man Distributed Child Pornography to Undercover FBI Agent

PITTSBURGHAn Etna resident pleaded guilty on July 3, 2014, in federal court to charges of distribution of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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FCI Hazelton Inmate Sentenced for Assaulting, Injuring Correctional Officer

CLARKSBURG, WVCarlos Lupercio, a 30-year-old inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution at Hazelton, was convicted and sentenced today for assaulting a correctional officer, United States Attorney William J.

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McCandless Man Sentenced to 88 Months in Prison for Receiving Pornographic Images of Minors

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of receipt of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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New Martinsville Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography

WHEELING, WVJonathan Harman, 26, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was sentenced for possession of child pornography, United States Attorney William J.

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Four Convicted of Heroin Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WVFour Martinsburg area residents pled guilty to heroin trafficking in Federal court Monday, United States Attorney William J.

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Judge Sentences Washington County Man to 20 Years in Prison for Child Exploitation Offenses

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of receipt and distribution of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Heroin Dealer to 33 Months in Prison

JOHNSTOWN, PAA resident of Johnstown, Pa.

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Federal Judge Orders Concurrent Prison Time for Farrell Man Serving Two Life Sentences

PITTSBURGHA resident of Farrell, Pa. , pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court to charges of violating federal Hobbs Act conspiracy and Hobbs Act robbery laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin

JOHNSTOWN, PAA resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Luzerne County Man Charged Federally with Nine Armed Robberies

The United States Attorneys Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a criminal information has been filed in U.

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Jury Finds Appraiser Guilty of Bank Fraud

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating for approximately five hours, a federal jury of five men and seven women found James Lignelli guilty of three counts of bank fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Cheswick Man Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Receiving and Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH imprisonment to be followed by lifetime supervised release on his conviction of receipt and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Logan Man Admits Receiving Kickbacks at Arch Mine

CHARLESTON, WVA 45-year old Mingo County man faces up to 25 years in federal prison after pleading guilty today to extortion and tax evasion, U.

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U.S. Leads Multi-National Action Against GameOver Zeus Botnet and Cryptolocker Ransomware, Charges Botnet Administrator

WASHINGTON, D.C.and unsealed criminal charges in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Omaha, Nebraska, against an administrator of the botnet.In a separate action, U.

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Johnstown Doctor Charged with Illegally Distributing Narcotics

JOHNSTOWN, PAA Johnstown physician has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Airline Pilot Convicted of Traveling to Have Sex with Minor

WHEELING, WVA commercial airline pilot has been convicted of traveling across state lines in order to have sex with a minor female.

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Logan County Men Admit Roles in Arch Coal Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVStephen B. Herndon, 37, and Scott Ellis, 44, both of Holden, West Virginia, each face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, to structuring a transaction in order to evade federal reporting requirements, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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McDowell County Woman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Filing Fraudulent Water Quality Reports

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Bonita Witt-Hird, 60, of Thorpe (McDowell County) West Virginia, pled guilty today in federal court in Charleston to filing fraudulent water quality reports.

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Former Harmar Township Police Captain Sentenced to Probation After Pleading Guilty to Conspiracy Charge

PITTSBURGHA resident of Cheswick, Pa. , pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States, the United States Attorneys Office announced today.

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Dog Fighting Operation Results in Prison for West Virginia Man

MARTINSBURG, WVA West Virginia man who operated a dog fighting venture has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.

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Teen Heroin Dealer Gets Seven-Year Federal Prison Sentence

PITTSBURGH supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotic laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Two Sentenced for Participating in Drug Trafficking Activities

PITTSBURGHTwo western Pennsylvania men have been sentenced in federal court on their convictions of violating federal drug trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Mingo Prosecuting Attorney Sentenced to Federal Prison

CHARLESTON, WVFormer Mingo County prosecuting attorney C.

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Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation Charge

ERIE, PAA resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children, United States Attorney David J.

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Medical Equipment Saleswoman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

PITTSBURGHA Sewickley resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Michigan Man Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Firearm Violation

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Thomas Glenn Speck, 37, of Fostoria, Michigan, was sentenced in federal court in Beckley to four years in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Timeshare Fraudster Sentenced to Prison

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that David Andrew Glynn, 47 of Charleston, West Virginia, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston to two and a half years in prison for conspiring to defraud timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada.

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Heroin

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who conspired with others to distribute heroin, cocaine base, and oxycodone in Huntington, West Virginia pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Coatesville Man Admits Trafficking a Child for Sex

PITTSBURGHA Chester County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of sex trafficking of a child, United States Attorney David J.

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Millcreek Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

ERIE, PAA former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 20 years in jail and lifetime supervised release on his conviction of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children, United States Attorney David J.

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Jury Finds Former Bank Director Guilty of Embezzling Funds

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating eight hours, over two days, a federal jury of five men and seven women found Michael P.

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Former Mingo Judge Sentenced to More Than Four Years in Federal Prison

CHARLESTON, WVFormer Mingo County circuit judge Michael Thornsbury was sentenced today to four years and two months in federal prison, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Former Bank Officer Sentenced for Misallocation of Bank Funds

HUNTINGTON, WVA former vice president of First State Bank in Barboursville, West Virginia was sentenced today to five years in federal prison and ordered to repay the bank $1,420,000 in misallocated funds announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Logan Businessman Sentenced for Tax Fraud Arising from Arch Coal Kickbacks

CHARLESTON, WVA Logan County businessman was sentenced today in federal court in Charleston to probation for three years and a $5,000 fine for filing false tax returns, U.

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Sewickley Woman Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 15 months in prison on her conviction of health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Claysville Man Sentenced for Firearms Offense

PITTTSBURGH supervised release, and forfeiture of firearms on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Dozens Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

PITTSBURGHwere indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws.

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Logan County Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud in Connection with Arch Coal Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVA 52-year-old Logan County man faces up to three years in prison after admitting today to filing false tax returns, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Logan County Assessor Charged with Federal Banking Law Violation

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin filed an information in federal court in Charleston today against Russell R.

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McCandles Man Convicted of Receiving Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of receipt of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Raleigh County Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

BECKLEY, WVA 32-year old Raleigh County man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty today to possession of child pornography, U.

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Six Charged in Large-Scale Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking Ring

PITTSBURGHSix persons have been indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in the Western District of Pennsylvania on various federal narcotics and immigration charges, United States Attorney David J.

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Accountant Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Fraud Schemes

ERIE, PA probation, 12 months home detention and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $11,471.

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FBI and Crafton Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify Dollar Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Crafton Police Department are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the Dollar Bank, Crafton Office, located at 45 Walsh Road in Pittsburgh (Crafton), Pennsylvania, 15205, on Monday, July 14, 2014, at approximately 3:45 .

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Ohio Man Sentenced for Defrauding Investors

PITTSBURGH probation, including four months in a community confinement center followed by four months home confinement, on his conviction of wire fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI and Pittsburgh Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying South Side Bank Robbers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the two unknown males responsible for robbing the Citizens Bank, located at 2801 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shortly before 11:00 a.

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Man on House Arrest Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGHKailen Young, a resident of Allegheny County, was convicted of conspiring to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI Seeks the Public’s Assistance in Locating Five Fugitives Wanted on Federal Criminal Charges and Offers Up to $1,000 Reward for Information That Leads to the Arrest of the Fugitives

The FBI is seeking the publics assistance in locating the following individuals who are wanted by the FBI for their alleged involvement in a heroin trafficking and distribution enterprise composed of members and associates of the Bricks R Us street gang, which operates in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Sharon Felon Gets 41-Month Federal Prison Sentence for Illegally Possessing Pistol

PITTSBURGHA resident of Sharon, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 41 months for his conviction of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Fayette Sheriff’s Department Employee Sentenced for Theft of Concealed Weapons Fees

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Cheryl Gray, 44, of Hilltop, West Virginia was sentenced today in federal court in Charleston to one year and one day in federal prison for mail fraud involving concealed weapons permits.

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Ohio Doctor Pleads Guilty to Two Drug-Related Felonies

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Robert Timothy Hogan II, D.

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Johnstown Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty

JOHNSTOWN, PAA resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of distributing heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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West Virginia Couple Guilty of Stealing from Elderly Victim to Purchase Beach House

WHEELING, WVA Wetzel County couple was convicted in federal court of stealing nearly $400,000.

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Chester County Couple Charged with Sex Trafficking of Two Children

PITTSBURGHTwo Chester County residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking and sex trafficking of a child, United States Attorney David J.

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Mercer Man Convicted on Child Pornography Offenses Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, followed by supervised release for the remainder of his life, on his conviction of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Barbour County Sheriff Sentenced to Prison

ELKINS, WVThe former Sheriff of Barbour County, West Virginia, was sentenced to prison today for scheming to defraud an insurance company, according to United States Attorney William J.

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Washington County Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charge

PITTSBURGHA Washington County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the United States, United States Attorney David J.

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U.S. Charges Five Chinese Military Hackers with Cyber Espionage Against U.S. Corporations and a Labor Organization for Commercial Advantage

WASHINGTONA grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania (WDPA) indicted five Chinese military hackers for computer hacking, economic espionage, and other offenses directed at six American victims in the U.

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Four Sentenced on Heroin Charges in Federal Court in Beckley

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that four defendants were sentenced in federal court in Beckley on heroin charges.

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FBI Joins Forces with Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies to Target Commercial Child Sex Trafficking in Western Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia

Over the past week, the FBI, together with its local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, conducted Operation Cross Country VIII, a targeted effort to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the United States.

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Michigan Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Michigan woman who rented a Huntington apartment as part of a heroin conspiracy pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Judge Sentences Aliquippa Man to 10 Years in Prison for Robbing Ambridge Bank

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction for committing bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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U.S. Attorney and FBI to Combat Fraud, Abuses on Election Day

WHEELING, WVAssistant U. S. Attorney Stephen Warner will lead the efforts of the U. S. Attorneys nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 4, 2014, general elections, United States Attorney William J.

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U.S. Attorney Hickton Appoints District Election Officer to Oversee Complaints Relating to November 2014 Elections

PITTSBURGHUnited States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today that Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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Grand Jury Charges Seven People in Oxy Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGHA federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment today against residents of Pennsylvania and Detroit, Michigan, on charges of violating the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Monroeville Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Drug and Gun Law Violations

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms and drug trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Farrell Felon Involved in Shootout Admits Illegally Possessing Weapon

PITTSBURGHA Mercer County resident pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, United States Attorney David J.

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Utility Company CFO Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Bank, IRS

ERIE, PAA former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of bank fraud and tax evasion, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Washington, Pennsylvania Man to Seven Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH supervised release on his conviction of violating federal drug trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Texan to 11 Years for Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH supervised release on his conviction of violating the federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Allegheny County Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Gun and Drug Laws

PITTSBURGHDustin Petry, an Allegheny County resident, was convicted of conspiring to distribute heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Jury Convicts North Huntingdon Man on All Charges in Bankruptcy Fraud Trial

PITTSBURGHA Westmoreland County man has been convicted by a federal jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bankruptcy fraud, concealment of assets, and making false statements under oath, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences New Jersey Man to 24 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGHA New Jersey resident has been sentenced in federal court to 24 years in prison on his conviction of one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Inmate Convicted of Murder

WASHINGTONFederal inmate Kevin Marquette Bellinger, a former resident of Washington, D.

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FBI Investigation Leads to Fraud Charges Against Erie Man

ERIE, PAA resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of wire fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Recruiter Sentenced for Stealing from National Guard

CHARLESTON, WVRichard Lilly, 47, of Cross Lanes, West Virginia was sentenced in federal court in Charleston today to five years of probation and ordered to pay $13,500 in restitution for stealing from the West Virginia National Guard, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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U.S. Attorney Files Charges in Multi-Million-Dollar Kickback Scheme Orchestrated at Logan County Mine

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin today filed a variety of charges in United States District Court in Charleston arising out of a joint federal and state criminal investigation into cash kickbacks paid to Arch Coal, Inc.

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Maryland Men Convicted on Drug Charges

MARTINSBURG, WVEight people entered guilty pleas to Federal drug charges in Martinsburg.

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Pittsburgh Man with Criminal History Charged with Heroin Trafficking, Firearms Crimes

PITTSBURGHGerard Porter has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for heroin trafficking and firearms crimes, United States Attorney David J.

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Monroeville Man Indicted on Charges of Distributing, Receiving, and Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of distribution, receipt and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Five Charged in Identity Theft Scheme with Thousands of Victims

ERIE, PAFive individuals from around the United States have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Forty Charged in Pittsburgh-Area Drug Trafficking Conspiracies

PITTSBURGHAfter a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Homewood section of the City of Pittsburgh and other communities in the Greater Pittsburgh area, 40 people have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Charleston Pedophile Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Stephen Wayne Laton, Jr.

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Two Ronceverte Men Appear in Federal Court in Beckley

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that two Ronceverte men appeared in federal court in Beckley before the Honorable Irene C.

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Wheeling Man Sentenced to 101 Months on Drug and Gun Charges

WHEELING, WVA Wheeling man who was selling cocaine and heroin from a local hotel was sentenced by Judge Frederick P.

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Parkersburg Man Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Federal Prison for Accessing Child Pornography on a Library Computer

HUNTINGTON, WV years in federal prison followed by a life term of supervised release, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Fourteen Indicted in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

MARTINSBURG, WVA Baltimore man is alleged to be the leader of a drug trafficking ring that led to large quantities of heroin being distributed in the Eastern Panhandle.

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Robbery of PNC Bank Branch in Bethel Park

PNC Bank is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the unknown male responsible for robbing the PNC Bank, Bethel Park Branch, located at 5035 Library Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shortly before 2:30 .

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Former West Virginia Division of Highways Supervisor Convicted of Lying to Federal Agent

WHEELING, WVA former supervisor with the state Division of Highways admitted today that he lied to a Federal agent.

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Two Area Men Plead Guilty to Federal Heroin Charges

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that two area men pled guilty to drug charges in federal court in Beckley.

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Erie Felon Pleads Guilty to Drug and Gun Charges

ERIE, PAA former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal firearms laws and drug laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Farrell Man Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge

PITTSBURGHA resident of Farrell, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of brandishing a firearm during and in relation to drug trafficking, United States Attorney David J.

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Former White Sulphur Springs Mail Carrier Admits to Distributing Drugs on the Job

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Jack Edwin McCoy, 30, of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, and Douglas Edward Morris, 42, of Shady Spring, West Virginia, entered guilty pleas in federal court in Charleston to separate drug offenses.

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South Hills Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charge

PITTSBURGHA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to a charge of wire fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Bethel Park Man Pleads Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGHThe founder of a mortgage brokerage firm pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Point Pleasant Man Admits Defrauding Elderly Couple

HUNTINGTON, WVA Point Pleasant man today admitted defrauding two elderly victims of more than $210,000 in a bogus investment scheme, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Citizen of India Sentenced to Prison for E-Mailing Rape Threat

PITTSBURGH incarceration on his conviction of violating federal law, United States Attorney David J.

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Fayette County Woman Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

CHARLESTON, WVA 44-year old Fayette County woman faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty today to mail fraud, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Murrysville Woman Gets Eight Years in Prison for Years-Long Oxycodone Distribution Scheme

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, on her conviction of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Uniontown Man Charged with Child Pornography Possession

PITTSBURGHA resident of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Men Plead Guilty to Lying About Roles in Arch Coal Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVRonald Barnette, 53, of Holden, West Virginia, and Gary Griffith, 62, of Oceana, West Virginia, both pleaded guilty today to making a materially false statement in a federal matter, U.

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McKeesport Fish Store Manager Defrauded Food Stamp Program

PITTSBURGHA McKeesport store manager pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of theft of government property, United States Attorney David J.

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Drug Gang Enforcer Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Kamel Auntae Burris, 31, of Huntington, West Virginia was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for using a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

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FBI and Brentwood Police Department Seek Public’s Assistance to Identify First National Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Brentwood Police Department are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the First National Bank in Brentwood Towne Square Office located at 501 Towne Square Way, Pittsburgh (Brentwood), Pennsylvania, on Monday, June 2, 2014, at approximately 1:45 .

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Investment Adviser Charged with Stealing Client Funds

BOSTONA Pennsylvania woman affiliated with a Massachusetts-based broker dealer was indicted today in U.

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Former Medical Director for Horizons Hospice Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Charge

PITTSBURGHA former resident of Washington County pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI, U.S. Marshals Continue Search for Convicted Sex Offender

WHEELING, WVThe Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.

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Catholic Priest Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Possessing Pornographic Images of Boys

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Wood County Man Sentenced to More Than Eight Years in Child Pornography Case

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Jon Seth Davisson, a 22-year-old Wood County man convicted of receipt of child pornography, was sentenced today to 98 months in federal prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release.

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Parkersburg Felon Sentenced to Maximum Term for Unlawful Firearms Possession

CHARLESTON, WVA Parkersburg man previously convicted of manufacturing a controlled substance was sentenced today to the maximum statutory term of 10 years in federal prison, announced U.

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Williamson’s Former Mayor Pleads Guilty to Lying to Federal Investigators

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Darrin McCormick, 50, of Williamson, West Virginia, pled guilty to lying to federal agents from the FBI and IRS.

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Oregon Man Sentenced to Prison Term for Role in Lowmaster Drug Distribution Ring

JOHNSTOWN, PA supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, United States Attorney David J.

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Alabama Woman Sentenced to Probation for Helping Friend Conceal Money from the IRS

JOHNSTOWN, PAAn Alabama resident has been sentenced in federal court to one year probation on her conviction of conspiracy, United States Attorney David J.

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Louisiana Man Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence for Robbing Pittsburgh Bank

PITTSBURGHA former resident of Crowley, Louisiana, has been sentenced in federal court on his conviction of bank robbery.

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Wilkinsburg Man Pleads Guilty in Safe Streets Task Force Investigation into Drug Trafficking

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a quantity of crack cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to More Than Five Years in Prison for Robbing Six Area Banks

PITTSBURGHA former Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court on his conviction for six counts of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Moon Investor Admits Guilt in $2 Million Fraud Scheme Involving 130 Victims

PITTSBURGHA Moon Township resident has entered a plea of guilty in Pittsburgh on charges of wire and mail fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Two West Virginia Men Charged with Wire Fraud

WHEELING, WVA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Jeffery L.

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Logan Man Gets Three Years’ Probation, Fine for Federal Tax Crime

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Alvis Porter, 61, of Holden, Logan County, West Virginia, was sentenced to three years of federal probation and a $2,000 fine.

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Former Allegheny College Professor Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offenses

ERIE, PAA resident of Meadville, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children, United States Attorney David J.

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Bugat Botnet Administrator Arrested and Malware Disabled

A sophisticated malware package designed to steal banking and other credentials from infected computers has been disrupted, and charges have been filed in the Western District of Pennsylvania against a Moldovan administrator of the botnet known as Dridex.

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Charleston Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Home Invasion Robbery

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Robert J.

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Wetzel County, West Virginia Man Convicted of Financial Fraud

WHEELING, WVClarence Joseph Jackson, 48, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, was convicted of financial fraud in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Former Fayette County Teacher Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Joshua Mark Taylor, 32, of Weirton, West Virginia was sentenced today in federal court in Charleston to 15 years in federal prison to be followed by 20 years of supervised release.

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Randolph County Woman Convicted of Oxycodone Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WVJessie Marie Fox, 22, of Mill Creek, West Virginia, was convicted of oxycodone trafficking today in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Three Martinsburg Residents Convicted in Baltimore-to-West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WVThree individuals were convicted in federal court this week for their involvement in a multi-state heroin trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who participated in a heroin distribution conspiracy between 2013 and 2015 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Man Sentenced in Extortion Scheme at Arch Mine

CHARLESTON, WVFormer Mountain Laurel Mining Complex General Manager David E.

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Four Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

JOHNSTOWN, PAThree Altoona men and a Johnstown resident have been arrested and charged in federal court with violating the federal drugs laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Marshall County Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Local Non-Profit

WHEELING, WVRichelle D. Blair, 37, of Glen Dale, West Virginia, was sentenced today for embezzling money from a local non-profit organization, United States Attorney William J.

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Former Hampshire County Loan Officer Convicted of Bank Fraud

MARTINSBURG, WVKimberly Haslacker, 39, of Romney, West Virginia, was convicted of bank fraud in federal court today after she admitted to using her position as a bank loan officer to obtain fraudulent loans, United States Attorney William J.

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who participated in a heroin conspiracy entered a guilty plea today in federal court in Huntington, West Virginia, announced U.

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Two Lords Amongst Warriors Motorcycle Club Members Plead Guilty in Federal Court

PITTSBURGHTwo Allegheny County residents pleaded guilty to a variety of offenses in federal court before Chief U.

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Virginia Man Gets Nearly Six Years for Robbing Drug Dealers

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Brandon Davis, 24, from Wytheville, Virginia, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison.

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Health Care Plan Supervisor Submitted False Statements, Netted $184,000 in Payments

PITTSBURGHAn Armstrong County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of mail fraud and health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Bank Official Sentenced for Multiple Fraud Schemes

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his convictions of bank embezzlement, bank fraud, mail fraud, tax fraud, conspiracy to commit counterfeiting and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Arch Coal Employee Sentenced for Lying About His Role in Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Gary Griffith, 63, of Oceana, West Virginia, was sentenced today in federal court in Charleston to six months in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and a $5,000 fine.

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty to Trying to Hide Heroin in Police Car

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who participated in a Huntington heroin distribution conspiracy in 2013 and 2014 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, U.

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FCI Gilmer Inmate Convicted, Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of Heroin

CLARKSBURG, WVParker Breckenridge, 39, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution at Gilmer, was convicted and sentenced today for unlawful possession of heroin inside the prison, United States Attorney William J.

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Assistant Bank Branch Manager Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Funds

PITTSBURGH imprisonment with three years of supervised release on her conviction of bank embezzlement, United States Attorney David J.

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Georgia Man Charged with Transporting Stolen Range Rover Across State Lines

PITTSBURGHA resident of Fayetteville, Georgia, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, United States Attorney David J.

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Pennsylvania Man Convicted of Heroin Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WVRaheem Cuffee, 31, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was convicted of heroin trafficking in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation Based in Baltimore, Maryland Fractured by Federal Indictment

MARTINSBURG, WVMultiple individuals were arrested today pursuant to a 163-count federal indictment charging 41 people with facilitating an extensive, multi-state heroin trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Martinsburg Man Convicted of Cocaine Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WVJesus Demas Valencia, 48, of Martinsburg, was convicted of cocaine trafficking today in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Two More Defendants Sentenced in Detroit to Huntington Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVTwo men who participated in a heroin conspiracy between 2012 and 2015 were the latest defendants sentenced today in federal court in Huntington, West Virginia, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Butler County Woman Charged with Extortion

PITTSBURGHA Butler County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of interference with commerce by extortion, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit Man Sentenced to 97 Months for Role in Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who participated in a conspiracy that funneled multiple kilos of heroin into the Huntington area between 2012 and 2014 was sentenced yesterday to more than eight years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Detroit Man Sentenced to Four Years for Role in Federal Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who assisted in the distribution of heroin in Huntington in 2013 and 2014 was sentenced today to four years in federal prison, announced U.

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Mortgage Broker Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Defrauding Lenders

PITTSBURGH, PAA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, on his conviction of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Millvale Police Officer Sentenced for Tasering Handcuffed Man

PITTSBURGH probation. The first three months of the sentence will be served in home confinement, followed by nine months of in-home detention.

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Federal Jury Returns Guilty Verdict in Blankenship Trial

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that a jury sitting in federal court in Charleston, West Virginia, has returned a guilty verdict following the trial of former Massey Energy Chief Executive Officer Don Blankenshi.

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Huntington Woman Sentenced for Role in Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WV probation, announced U. S. Attorney Booth Goodwin. Kathleen M. Young, 51, previously pleaded guilty in March 2015 to conspiring to distribute heroin.

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Maryland Man Sentenced for Lying to Obtain Bank Loan

MARTINSBURG, WVMontgomery Joseph Isner, 47, of Hagerstown, Maryland, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for bank fraud, United States Attorney William J.

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Pennsylvania Man Convicted of Heroin Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WVKhalil Brown, 34, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was convicted of heroin trafficking in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Mother and Son Plead Guilty to Federal Heroin Charges

HUNTINGTON, WVA mother and son who sold heroin from their home in Culloden, West Virginia, in 2014 and 2015 entered guilty pleas today in federal court in Huntington to separate drug charges, announced U.

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Alderson Man Sentenced in Federal Drug Case

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Seth Allen Carr, 24, of Alderson, West Virginia, was sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for using a telephone to facilitate the distribution of heroin.

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Ohio Man Charged with Traveling to Have Sex with Minor

WHEELING, WVA federal grand jury returned an indictment alleging that Patrick W.

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Former Hospice Medical Director Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, three years of supervised release and to pay $311,996.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Multiple Fraud Schemes

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh man pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of bank embezzlement, bank fraud, mail fraud, filing a false income tax return, conspiracy and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Virginia Man Gets 16 Years for Robbing Drug Dealers

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Robert L.

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FBI and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Downtown Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the First Commonwealth Bank at 501 Grant Street in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, on October 20, 2015 around 3:40 .

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Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Pipeline

PITTSBURGH supervised release on his conviction of violating federal drug trafficking laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Jury Finds New Jersey Man Guilty of Supplying Heroin to Pittsburgh-Based Drug Ring

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating for approximately 90 minutes, on May 13, 2015, a federal jury found Santino Drew guilty of two felony narcotics counts: conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and possession with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Two More Former Freedom Industries Officials Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes

CHARLESTON, WVTwo former Freedom Industries officials, Michael E.

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Former Marshall Running Back Sentenced in Federal Court for Cyberstalking

A 23-year old former Marshall University running back from Hollywood, Florida, was sentenced after previously pleaded guilty to cyberstalking in September 2015.

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Former Metropolitan Bank Director Gets 12 Years in Prison for Misapplying Bank Funds

PITTSBURGHA former bank director was sentenced in federal court to 144 months of imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release, and $9,934,159.

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Eighteen Named in Superseding Indictment Charging Conspiracy, Aggravated ID Theft

ERIE, PAEighteen individuals from around the United States have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Felon to Eight Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Pistol

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on a charge of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Federal Bureau of Prisons Employee Sentenced in Federal Court for Sex Crime

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that United States District Judge Irene C.

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Wheeling Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

WHEELING, WVBernie George Baier, 51, of Wheeling, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for possession of child pornography, United States Attorney William J.

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Former Hospice COO Charged with Health Care Fraud, Lying to a Federal Grand Jury

PITTSBURGHA Louisiana woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of health care fraud and making false declarations before a grand jury, United States Attorney David J.

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Morgantown Woman Convicted of Oxycodone Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WVAlicia Tavagilone, 21, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court today of selling oxycodone in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States Attorney William J.

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Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man who sold heroin to a confidential informant on multiple occasions in 2014 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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South Side Resident Charged with Interstate Stalking

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of interstate stalking, United States Attorney David J.

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West Virginia Couple Sentenced for Defrauding Elderly Victim to Purchase Beach House

WHEELING, WVA Wetzel County couple was sentenced in federal court today after they stole nearly $400,000.

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Eight Sentenced in Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WVEight individuals were sentenced in federal court today after they admitted to participating in a multi-state heroin trafficking scheme, United States Attorney William J.

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Appalachian Labs Employee Sentenced in Water Quality Scheme

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that John W.

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Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Defrauding Hurricane Business

HUNTINGTON, WVSandra Ball, 58, of Hurricane, West Virginia, was sentenced yesterday to three years in federal prison for defrauding her employer of nearly $450,000, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man who was caught with heroin pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Logan County Man Sentenced for Role in Arch Coal Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVScott Ellis, 45, of Holden, West Virginia, was sentenced today by Judge Thomas Johnston to three years of probation and a $3,000 fine announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Indiana County Man Sentenced to Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

JOHNSTOWN, PA supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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McKees Rocks Man Charged with December Robberies of Two Local Banks

PITTSBURGHA McKees Rocks resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Morgantown Woman Sentenced in Multi-State Heroin, Oxycodone Trafficking Scheme

CLARKSBURG, WVLoren Delaney, 24, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison for her role in a multi-state heroin and oxycodone trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Reality TV Performer Charged with Defrauding Bankruptcy Court by Hiding Assets and Lying About Income

PITTSBURGHA reality television performer has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bankruptcy fraud, concealment of bankruptcy assets, and false bankruptcy declarations, United States Attorney David J.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Senator Manchin

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Steven Anthony Major, 50, from Barboursville, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to threatening to murder United States Senator Joseph Manchin, III.

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Jury Finds Woman Guilty on Charges of Conspiracy to Distribute Meth

PITTSBURGHRacquel Sanchez, who resided in Lehigh Acres, Fl.

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Former PPG Employee Charged with Theft of Trade Secrets

WASHINGTONA former PPG Industries, Inc. employee has been arrested and charged in federal court in Pittsburgh with theft of trade secrets, U.

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Huntington Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington woman who sold heroin on multiple occasions in 2014 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charges in Erie

ERIE, PAA former resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Man Sentenced to Three and Half Years for Role in Federal Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man who participated in a heroin distribution scheme in 2013 was sentenced today to 40 months in federal prison, announced U.

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Commercial Truck Driver Convicted of Stealing Products During Shipment

WHEELING, WVBruce Silver, 55, of Neffs Ohio, was convicted in federal court today after he admitted to using his position as a commercial truck driver to steal merchandise, United States Attorney William J.

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Michigan Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Transporting Oxycodone from Detroit to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH supervised release on his conviction of violating the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Turtle Creek Woman Sentenced to Time Served in Heroin Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH supervised release, for conspiring to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute less than 100 grams of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Two More Defendants Sentenced for Roles in Detroit to Huntington Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVTwo men who participated in a heroin conspiracy between 2012 and 2014 were sentenced today in federal court in Huntington, West Virginia, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Beaver Falls Man Admits Travelling to North Carolina with Teen for Sex

PITTSBURGHA Beaver County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Marshall University Football Running Back Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking

A 23-year old former Marshall University running back from Hollywood, Florida pleaded guilty to cyberstalking.

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Armstrong County Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Gun, Drug Law Violations

PITTSBURGH supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Duquesne Heights Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 32 months of imprisonment, to be followed by 10 years of supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Leader of Prescription Pill Ring Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of violating the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Six Convicted in Baltimore-to-West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WVSix individuals were convicted in federal court this week for their role in a multi-state heroin trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced for Possessing Videos and Images of Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Man Sentenced for Lying About Role in Arch Coal Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVs Mountain Laurel mining complex.

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Logan County Man Sentenced for Role in Arch Coal Kickback Scheme

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Stephen B.

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Duquesne Teen Involved in Heroin Trafficking Scheme Gets 57-Month Prison Sentence

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 57 months in jail for a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, and a charge of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of less than 100 grams of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Ohio Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Huntington Medical Provider

HUNTINGTON, WVTeresa Lewis, 60, of South Point, Ohio, was sentenced yesterday to a year and a day in federal prison for defrauding the Huntington Retina Center, where she worked, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Charleston Man Gets More Than Three Years in Federal Prison for Timeshare Fraud

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that David Brandon Ball, 35, of Charleston, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for defrauding timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada.

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Kentucky Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Kentucky woman caught with a large quantity of pills during a traffic stop in Huntington in 2014 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Maryland Man Convicted of Lying to Obtain Bank Loan

MARTINSBURG, WVMontgomery Joseph Isner, 47, of Capital Heights, Maryland, was convicted of bank fraud in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Beaver Falls Man Sentenced to Prison for Taking Teen Out of State for Sex

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of travelling with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, United States Attorney David J.

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New York Man Admits Sending Spam

Eric L. Crocker, a Binghamton, New York resident, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating the CAN-SPAM ACT. Crocker is one of 12 individuals charged in connection with a significant computer hacking forum known as Darkode, which has since been dismantled.

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Crafton Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of distribution of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Harrisburg Man Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Cocaine Trafficking

The United States Attorneys Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a 36-year-old Harrisburg man was sentenced today to 151 months in prison by Chief District Court Judge Christopher C.

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Charleston Man Sentenced to More Than 13 Years in Carjacking Case

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Joe Croft, 41, of Charleston, was sentenced to 158 months in federal prison following a conviction for carjacking.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison, Ordered to Pay Restitution for Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH, PA supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Accounting Firm Bookkeeper Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGH supervised release, and $270,085. 46 in restitution to Cybergenetics Corporation, on her conviction of wire fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Washington County Man Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme Targeting the Elderly

PITTSBURGH supervised release, and ordered to pay $405,717.

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Former Redstone Township Police Officer Charged with Civil Rights Violation, Falsifying Police Report

PITTSBURGHA resident of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on charges of Deprivation of Civil Rights and Falsification of a Document, United States Attorney David J.

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McDowell County Woman Sentence in Federal Court for Filing Fraudulent Water Quality Reports

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Bonita Witt-Hird, 60, of Thorpe (McDowell County), West Virginia, was sentenced today to one year and one day in federal prison for filing fraudulent water quality reports.

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Judge Increases Prison Sentence for Mercer County Drug Dealer from 78 to 90 Months

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, to run consecutive with his state court sexual assault sentence, on his conviction of violating federal narcotic laws, United States Attorney David J.

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West Virginia Man Who Threatened Elkins Federal Building Convicted of Possessing Stolen Explosives

ELKINS, WVJonathon Schrader, 30, of Elkins, West Virginia, was convicted in federal court today of possession of stolen explosives, United States Attorney William J.

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Martinsburg Woman Convicted of Falsifying Mortgage Documents

MARTINSBURG, WVAmanda Bishop, 35, of Martinsburg, was convicted today in federal court after she submitted fraudulent mortgage documents during court proceedings, United States Attorney William J.

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Washington County Woman Charged with Extortion

PITTSBURGHA resident of Valencia, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of interference with commerce by extortion, United States Attorney David J.

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North Side Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Trafficking, Gun Crimes

PITTSBURGHGerard Porter has been convicted of committing heroin trafficking and firearms crimes, United States Attorney David J.

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Four Charged in International Uganda-Based Cyber Counterfeiting Scheme

WASHINGTONA federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has indicted four people in connection with an international counterfeit currency operation headquartered in the African nation of Uganda, announced U.

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FBI and Allegheny County Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Crafton Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Allegheny County Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the Dollar Bank on Walsh Road in Crafton, Pennsylvania, around 11:25 a.

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Two Morgantown Residents Convicted of Oxycodone Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WVBrett Ehrhardt, 29, and Loren Delaney, 23, both of Morgantown, West Virginia, were convicted in federal court today for prescription painkiller trafficking in Monongolia County, West Virginia, United States Attorney William J.

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Rankin Man Admits Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGHA resident of Rankin, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that a convicted felon originally from Detroit, Michigan pleaded guilty today in federal court in Huntington to unlawfully possessing a firearm.

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Leader of Philadelphia to Morgantown Heroin and Oxycodone Trafficking Scheme Convicted

CLARKSBURG, WVJuwan Robert Woods, 32, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was convicted in federal court today for his role in a Philadelphia to Morgantown heroin and painkiller distribution ring, United States Attorney William J.

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Detroit Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Leading Huntington Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who led a heroin conspiracy that funneled substantial amounts of heroin into the Huntington area between 2012 and 2014 was sentenced today to 11 years and six months in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Detroit Drug Dealer Sentenced to Six Years and Eight Months in Federal Prison

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man found with heroin and oxycodone pills in Huntington in 2013 was sentenced today to six years and eight months in federal prison, announced U.

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FBI and Beaver County District Attorney’s Office to Conduct Search of Crime Scene in Ongoing Disappearance and Homicide Investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Beaver County District Attorneys Office continue to investigate the disappearance and murder of 14-year-old Sarah Rae Boehm.

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Seven Convicted in Baltimore-to-West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WVSeven individuals were convicted in federal court this week for their role in a multi-state heroin trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Verona Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Sexually Explicit Videos of Minors

PITTSBURGHA former Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Gates, New York Man Sentenced to 69 Months in Prison for Four Bank Robberies

ERIE, PAA former resident of Gates, New York, has been sentenced in federal court to 69 months in jail and ordered to make restitution of $16,370 on his convictions for bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Uniontown Man Indicted on Child Pornography Production and Possession Charges

PITTSBURGHA resident of Fayette County has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of production and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Six Portage Residents Charged in Money Laundering Scheme

JOHNSTOWN, PAOn June 2, 2015, six residents of Portage, Pa.

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PSP Fingerprint Expert Identifies Child Pornography Producer by Analyzing Ridges in Photo

PITTSBURGHA Beaver County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Michigan Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Heroin Offense

HUNTINGTON, WVA Michigan man who sold heroin in the Huntington area, was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison, announced U.

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Culloden Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Distribution

HUNTINGTON, WVA Culloden man who sold heroin and assisted others in selling heroin from his home pleaded guilty today in federal court in Huntington, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Kentucky Man indicted for Defrauding U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that a Kentucky man was indicted on March 25, 2015, by a federal grand jury sitting in Charleston for allegedly defrauding the U.

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Former Freedom Industries Executives Plead Guilty to Environmental Crimes

CHARLESTON, WVWilliam E. Tis and Charles E. Herzing, former owners, officers, and directors of Freedom Industries, Inc. , pleaded guilty in federal court in Charleston today to an environmental crime in connection with the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill, U.

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Detroit Man Sentenced on Firearm Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Demarco R.

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West Mifflin Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

PITTSBURGH, PAA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Hurricane Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Obstruction of Justice

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man who sold heroin to a confidential informant on multiple occasions in 2014 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Mexican Sentenced for Role in Large-Scale Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGHA citizen of Mexico has been sentenced in federal court to 57 months of imprisonment with credit for time served, subject to deportation along with three years of supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, and five kilograms or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Upcoming Symposium Will Educate Businesses, Highlight Latest Cyber Security Trends

FAIRMONT, WVs Office will host the Northern West Virginia Cybersecurity Symposium, an educational forum designed to empower businesses and organizations to more effectively anticipate, mitigate, and respond to cyber threats to their technology infrastructures.

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Pain Doctor Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Dr.

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New Castle Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Two Neighborhood Banks

PITTSBURGH, PAA resident of New Castle, Pennsylvania, pled guilty in federal court to charges of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Six Charged in Federal Cigarette Smuggling Indictment

MARTINSBURG, WVA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging six individuals with unlawful cigarette smuggling, United States Attorney William J.

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Shuman Center Youth Care Worker Sentenced to Probation for Federal Misdemeanor

PITTSBURGHA former resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was sentenced yesterday in federal court to one year probation on a misdemeanor charge of deprivation of civil rights under color of law, to which the defendant pleaded guilty earlier this year, United States Attorney David J.

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Bucks County Man Sentenced to Prison for Robbing McKeesport Bank

PITTSBURGHA former resident of Morrisville, Pa.

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Former Division of Highways Administrator Sentenced for Misleading FBI Agent

WHEELING, WVFormer West Virginia Division of Highways administrator Edward Matthew Tuttle, 39, of Buckhannon, West Virginia, was sentenced in federal court for misleading the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Attorney William J.

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Elkins Man Charged with Possession of Stolen Explosives

CLARKSBURG, WVA federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging Jonathon Schrader, 30, of Elkins, West Virginia, with possession of stolen explosives, United States Attorney William J.

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Aliquippa Man Charged with Producing and Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHA Beaver County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on two charges of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, and two charges of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Leader of Philadelphia-to-Morgantown Heroin, Oxycodone Trafficking Scheme Sentenced

CLARKSBURG, WVJuwan Robert Woods, 32, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 87 months in prison for his leadership role in a multi-state heroin and oxycodone trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Two Convicted in Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WVRobert Shanley-Sexton, 23, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and James R.

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Bon Air Man Charged with Robbing Six South Hills Banks

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington woman who participated in a heroin distribution conspiracy in 2012 and 2013 pleaded guilty today in federal court in Huntington, announced U.

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Pittsburgh Man Facing 10 Years in Prison After Admitting to Possession of Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH, PAAn Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Transporting Proceeds of Cocaine Trafficking

PITTSBURGHA California woman has been sentenced in federal court to five years in prison on her conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Two Convicted of Oxycodone Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WVKeyara Peters, 21, of Rivesville, West Virginia, and Ryan Brooks, 28, of Morgantown, West Virginia, were convicted in federal court today for oxycodone trafficking, United States Attorney William J.

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Four Sentenced in Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation Based in Baltimore, Maryland

MARTINSBURG, WVFour individuals were sentenced in federal court today for heroin trafficking, United States Attorney William J.

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Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Drug and Firearms Laws

PITTSBURGH, was convicted of conspiring to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, United States Attorney David J.

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Verona Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Deal Cocaine

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Prosecutors Announce Additional Indictments in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

ERIE, PASixteen individuals from around the United States have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Statement on Execution of Federal Search Warrants in Fayette County

PITTSBURGH David J. Hickton, United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, issued the following statement today in response to media inquiries regarding searches conducted on May 5, 2015:.

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Interagency Group Taking Data-Driven Approach to Combat Health Care Fraud

FAIRMONT, WVState and federal law enforcement leaders joined United States Attorney William J.

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Suburban Pittsburgh Man Sentenced for Violating Drug and Gun Laws

PITTSBURGHarea resident has been sentenced in federal court to three years of probation, the first year of which will include a condition of home detention, on his conviction of violations of federal firearms and narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI, Allegheny County Police Department, and Township of O’Hara Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Fox Chapel Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division, Allegheny County Police Department, and Township of Os assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the First National Bank in Fox Chapel at 1195 Freeport Road in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, around 10:20 a.

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Brooklyn Man Sentenced for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

ERIE, PAA former resident of Brooklyn, New York, has been sentenced in federal court to 10 months in jail and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $89,007.

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Oceana Man Sentenced for Structuring Financial Transactions

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Jerry H.

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Fairview Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography

ERIE, PAA resident of Fairview, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in jail on his conviction of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge

PITTSBURGHA resident of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty today on a charge of deprivation of civil rights, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Charged with June Robbery of North Hills Bank

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident of has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Eighty Four, Pennsylvania Man Charged with Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHA Washington County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of receipt of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, and a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Jefferson County Woman Convicted in Baltimore to West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WVMelissa Dawn Portrey, 47, of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, was convicted of heroin trafficking in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Detroit Man Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Federal Heroin Case

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who participated in a heroin distribution conspiracy in 2013 was sentenced today to 78 months in federal prison, United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced.

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Ohio Doctor Sentenced for Two Drug-Related Felonies

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Dr.

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Maryland Man Charged with Defrauding Women Through Online Dating Sites

PITTSBURGHA Maryland resident has been indicted in Pittsburgh by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, money laundering and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Charges Dismantle Chicago-to-Ohio Valley Heroin Trafficking Operation

WHEELING, WVSeven individuals from Ohio and West Virginia have been charged in federal court in connection with a drug trafficking operation that caused large quantities of heroin to be transported from Chicago to the Ohio Valley, United States Attorney William J.

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McKees Rocks Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Possession Charge

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man found with heroin in Huntington in 2013 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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New York Man Gets More Than Nine Years for Role in Robbing Drug Dealers

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Keith I.

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Point Pleasant Man Sentenced to More Than Three Years for Investment Fraud

HUNTINGTON, WVA Point Pleasant man was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison for an investment fraud scheme, U.

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Seven Charged in Heroin Trafficking Ring

STEUBENVILLE, OHA grand jury in Columbus, Ohio has charged seven individuals for their roles in a Steubenville-area heroin-trafficking operation.

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Major Computer Hacking Forum Dismantled

The computer hacking forum known as Darkode was dismantled, and criminal charges have been filed in the Western District of Pennsylvania and elsewhere against 12 individuals associated with the forum.

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Former 171st Air Refueling Wing Commander Caught in Scheme to Defraud the U.S.

PITTSBURGHA former Guardsmen officer at the 171st Air Refueling Wing in Coraopolis, Pa.

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Berkeley County Man Charged with Oxycodone Trafficking

ELKINS, WVA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Earl Ferguson, 46, of Inwood, West Virginia, with prescription painkiller trafficking, United States Attorney William J.

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Federal Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Drug Dealer to 30 Years in Prison

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of violating federal drug laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Detroit Man Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Federal Prison on Firearm Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that a convicted felon originally from Detroit, Michigan was sentenced in federal court in Huntington today to 70 months in prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm.

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Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Ring

JOHNSTOWN, PAA resident of Johnstown, Pa.

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FBI, Allegheny County Police Department, and Homestead Police Department Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Waterfront Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division, the Allegheny County Police Department, and the Homestead Police Department are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the First Commonwealth Bank, 500 Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA, around 11:50 a.

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Cincinnati Man Gets Nearly Six Years for Role in Robbing Drug Dealers

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that David Himes, 29, of Cincinnati, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison.

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Penn Hills Man Admits Participating in Drug Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGHA Penn Hills resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a quantity of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Butler Man Distributed Child Pornography to Undercover New Jersey FBI Agent

PITTSBURGHA Butler County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of distribution of child pornography, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Air National Guard Contract Employee Sentenced to Probation for Fraud

PITTSBURGHA resident of Maryland has been sentenced in federal court to two years of probation, six months of home detention and community service on his conviction of conspiracy, United States Attorney David J.

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Philadelphia Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug Law Violations

JOHNSTOWN, PAA resident of Philadelphia, Pa.

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FBI Investigation Leads to Fraud Charges Against Moon Township Man

PITTSBURGHA resident of Moon Township has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of wire and mail fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Seventeen Charged in Cocaine Trafficking Ring

PITTSBURGHSeventeen people have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Wheeling Businessman Sentenced for Defrauding Mortgage Customers

WHEELING, WV Wheeling businessman Mark C. Busack, 51, was sentenced today to 35 months in prison for defrauding customers of his mortgage brokerage business, United States Attorney William J.

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UPMC Claims Department Employee Charged in Fraud Scheme

PITTSBURGHAn Armstrong County woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of mail fraud and health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Martinsburg Man Sentenced for Lying on Loan Application

MARTINSBURG, WV Steven A. Crites, 44, of Martinsburg, was sentenced to one day in prison followed by one year of supervised release for making a false statement on a loan application, United States Attorney William J.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of receipt of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Jury Convicts Two Men Involved in Multiple Armed Robberies

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that two men were found guilty by a federal jury, following a nearly three week trial at the Robert C.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Drug Laws

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute five kilograms grams or more of cocaine and 100 grams or more of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Berkeley County Man Convicted of Oxycodone Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WVEarl Ferguson, 46, of Inwood, West Virginia, was convicted of prescription painkiller trafficking today in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that a Huntington man who participated in a heroin distribution ring in 2014, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Huntington to a drug charge.

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Owner of ACS Herbal Tea Company Pleads Guilty

A resident of Middletown, Ohio pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and one count of Introduction of Misbranded Drugs into Interstate Commerce, United States Attorney David J.

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Latrobe Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHA resident of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of production of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Law Violations

JOHNSTOWN, PAA Pennsylvania resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in FBI Safe Streets Task Force Investigation into Heroin Trafficking

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident pleaded guilty in federal court to violations of the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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West Virginia Woman Sentenced to Two Years for Role in Bethany College Extortion Plot

WHEELING, WVRachaelle Marie Weese, 27, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for her role in extorting more than $1,000,000.

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Baltimore Man Who Led Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation Appears in Federal Court in West Virginia

MARTINSBURGBrian Alexander Hall, 27, of Windsor, Maryland, appeared before a federal judge in Martinsburg today on heroin trafficking charges, United States Attorney William J.

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Detroit Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison

HUNTINGTON, WV U. S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Antonio Sanjuan Shadwick, also known as of Detroit, Michigan, was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison after being convicted of conspiracy to distribution 100 or more grams of heroin.

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Sixteen Indicted for Fraud and Identity Theft

ERIE, PASixteen individuals from around the United States have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney David J.

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Two Charged with Sex Trafficking Minors

PITTSBURGHTwo residents of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, sex trafficking of a child, and conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI, Pittsburgh Police, and Penn Hills Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Lawrenceville and Penn Hills Bank Robber

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, and Penn Hills Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the unknown male responsible for robbing the First Commonwealth Bank, located at 5200 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, shortly after 1:00 .

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, WV 32, of Detroit, Michigan, pleaded guilty today to distribution of heroin.

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Attorney Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Charge

PITTSBURGHAn attorney has pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of bank fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA woman who distributed heroin from her Huntington apartment pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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FBI and Ross Township Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Identifying Ross Township Bank Robbers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Pittsburgh Division and the Ross Township Police are seeking the publics assistance in identifying the two (2) unknown males responsible for robbing the First Niagara Bank, 6203 Babcock Boulevard, Ross Township, PA, at approximately 9:15 a.

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Leader of Maryland to West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Operation Convicted in Federal Court

MARTINSBURG, WVBrian Alexander Hall, 27, of Windsor, Maryland, was convicted of heroin trafficking today in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Two Convicted for Roles in Baltimore to West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Network

MARTINSBURG, WVTwo individuals were convicted in federal court this week for their role in a multi-state heroin trafficking operation, United States Attorney William J.

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Martinsburg Man Convicted in Baltimore to West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Network

MARTINSBURG, WVClinton Dunlap, 31, of Martinsburg, was convicted of heroin trafficking in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Timeshare Owners

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that David Brandon Ball, 35, of Charleston pled guilty in federal court today to his role in defrauding timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH. imprisonment, followed by a lifetime supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal, State Collaboration Leads to Drug Charges Against 87

BRIDGEPORT, WVFederal, state, and local law enforcement leaders announced charges today against 87 people alleged to be involved in drug trafficking in North Central West Virginia, with over half of the cases involving heroin.

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Detroit Man Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who participated in a heroin conspiracy that funneled multiple kilograms of heroin into the Huntington area in 2012 and 2013 was sentenced today to 57 months in federal prison, announced U.

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Ohio Man Convicted of Traveling to Engage in Unlawful Sexual Conduct with Minor Victim

CLARKSBURG, WV Patrick W. Ganim, 29, of, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was convicted of traveling across state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor female today in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Coatesville Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking a Minor

PITTSBURGH imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, on his conviction of sex trafficking of a child, United States Attorney David J.

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Ohio, West Virginia Residents Charged with Deriving Unlawful Profits from Federal Grants

WHEELING, WVA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Michael J.

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Oakdale Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robberies of Three Western Pennsylvania Banks

PITTSBURGH On Jan. 13, 2015, a resident of Oakdale, Pa. , pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of armed bank robbery and using a firearm during a crime of violence, United States Attorney David J.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania Investment Adviser Indicted on Criminal Fraud Charges

PITTSBURGHA resident of Indiana, Pennsylvania has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of securities fraud and mail fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Logan County Assessor Sentenced for Federal Banking Law Violation

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Russell R.

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Two Convicted of Heroin, Cocaine Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WVTwo individuals were convicted of heroin and cocaine trafficking this week in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Racketeering Indictment Returned Against Former West Virginia Division of Highways Official

CLARKSBURG, VAs Equipment Division, United States Attorney William J.

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Carrick Cocaine Dealer Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH incarceration, followed by five years of supervised release, on his conviction of violating of the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Charged in Series of Armed Robberies

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal laws concerning robbery, use of a firearm, and firearm possession, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Distributing Oxymorphone Pills

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man who assisted in the distribution of prescription pills on multiple occasions in July 2014 was given five years of probation announced U.

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Federal Jury Convicts Pittsburgh Man on Drug Charge

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating for two hours, a federal jury of nine women and three men found Rodney Howard guilty of one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute 100 Grams or More of Heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit Men Sentenced for Roles in Heroin Conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WVTwo Michigan men who were part of a conspiracy that funneled large quantities of heroin from Detroit to Huntington between 2012 and 2014 were sentenced to federal prison today, announced U.

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Carmichaels Man Charged with Damaging Natural Gas Well Pad

PITTSBURGHA Greene County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of damage of an energy facility, United States Attorney David J.

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U.S. Citizen Deported from Uganda to Face Counterfeiting Charges in Western Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGHA United States citizen has been deported from the Republic of Uganda and brought to the Western District of Pennsylvania to face charges of leading an international counterfeit currency operation headquartered in that African nation.

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Airline Executive Charged with Attempting to Arrange Sex with a Minor

PITTSBURGHAn American Airlines executive from Texas has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity, United States Attorney David J.

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Clarksburg Man Charged with Producing and Distributing Child Pornography

CLARKSBURG, WVA federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging Joshua Hood, 33, of Clarksburg, with production and distribution of child pornography, United States Attorney William J.

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Penn Hills Man Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison in Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Two Plead Guilty in Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation Based in Baltimore, Maryland

MARTINSBURG, WVJared Michael Belanger, 36, of Martinsburg, and Brandon Kidwell, 24, of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, were convicted of heroin trafficking in federal court this week, United States Attorney William J.

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Berkeley County, West Virginia Man Convicted of Heroin Trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WVJoseph Perry, 30, of Gerrardstown, West Virginia, was convicted of heroin trafficking in federal court, United States Attorney William J.

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Huntington Woman Gets Federal Prison Time for Dealing Heroin

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington woman caught selling heroin last year was sentenced today to six months in federal prison, U.

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Wilkins Township Woman Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Distributing Prescription Pain Pills

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to seven years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release, on her conviction of violating the federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Freedom Industries Pleads Guilty to Environmental Crimes

CHARLESTON, WVFreedom Industries pleaded guilty in federal court today in Charleston to three environmental crimes in connection with the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill, U.

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U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin Announces Charge Against Bank of Mingo

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today the filing of an information against the Bank of Mingo.

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Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Defrauding Huntington Medical Practice

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Teresa Lewis, 60, of South Point, Ohio, pleaded guilty in federal court in Huntington to two felony offenses.

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Jury Finds Storeowner and Felon Dealer Guilty of Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

PITTSBURGHAfter deliberating for three hours, a federal jury of four men and eight women found two Pittsburgh-area men guilty of five counts of drug and firearms related offenses, United States Attorney David J.

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Uniontown Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Possessing Sexual Images of Children

PITTSBURGH supervised release, on his conviction of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Sharpsville Man Named in Six-Count Indictment Charging Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

PITTSBURGHA resident of Mercer County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of production, distribution and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Verona Man Facing Child Pornography Charges

PITTSBURGH A resident of Verona, Pa. , has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of distribution of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, and a charge of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Delmont Man Admits Participating in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGHA Westmoreland County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Louisiana Man Charged with Robbing First National Bank on Steubenville Pike in January

PITTSBURGH, PAA resident of Crowley, Louisiana, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on a charges of Bank Robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Trafficking

HUNTINGTON, WVA Detroit man who assisted in the sale of heroin in Huntington in 2013 and 2014 pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced U.

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Ellwood City Man Charged with Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGHA Beaver County resident was indicted on Dec.

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Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Firearm and Ammunition

PITTSBURGHA resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on a charge of Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition by a Convicted Felon, United States Attorney David J.

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CFO Sentenced to Prison in Check Kiting Scheme and for Tax Evasion

ERIE, PAA resident of Bradenton, Florida, has been sentenced in federal court to 27 months in jail, and ordered to make restitution to Thayer Power and Communication in the amount of $202,789 and to the Internal Revenue Service in the amount of $87,840 on his conviction of bank fraud and tax evasion, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Woman Sentenced on Federal Heroin Charge

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington woman was sentenced today in federal court in Huntington, West Virginia, to two years and nine months in federal prison for participating in a heroin distribution conspiracy in 2012 and 2013, announced United States Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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Former Hampshire County Loan Officer Sentenced for Bank Fraud

MARTINSBURG, WVKimberly Haslacker, 39, of Romney, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for bank fraud after she admitted to using her position as a bank loan officer to obtain fraudulent loans, United States Attorney William J.

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Homestead Man Charged with Two Counts of Sex Trafficking of a Child

PITTSBURGHAn Allegheny County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of sex trafficking of a child, United States Attorney David J.

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Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Possessing Homemade Weapon in Prison

BLUEFIELD, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that a federal inmate pleaded guilty to possessing a weapon in a federal prison.

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Registered Sex Offender Charged with Traveling to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct with Minor Victims

WHEELING, WVA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging convicted sex offender Kevin Wick, 42, of Wheeling, with traveling across state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with multiple minor victims, United States Attorney William J.

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Hurricane Woman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Small Business

HUNTINGTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Sandra Ball, 58, of Hurricane, West Virginia pleaded guilty to two felony counts of wire fraud.

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Marshall County Woman Convicted of Stealing from Local Non-Profit

WHEELING, WV Richelle D. Blair, 37, of Glen Dale, West Virginia, was convicted today of embezzling money from a local non-profit organization, United States Attorney William J.

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Pittsburgh Man Charged with February Robbery of First Commonwealth Bank in Munhall

PITTSBURGHA Pittsburgh man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Philadelphia Man Convicted of Selling Heroin Near Local University

CLARKSBURG, WVQaaim Clark, 34, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was convicted of selling heroin near a local university campus, United States Attorney William J.

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Virginia Man Gets Nearly Six Years for Armed Robbery of Drug Dealers

CHARLESTON, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that William Seltzer, 41, of Wytheville, Virginia, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to Five Years in Prison for Participating in Heroin Distribution Ring

PITTSBURGHA resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in prison for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of 100 grams or more of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Ohio Man Sentenced to Nearly 11 Years for Traveling to Engage in Unlawful Sexual Conduct with Minor Victim

CLARKSBURG, WV Patrick W. Ganim, 30, of, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was sentenced today to 130 months in prison for traveling across state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor female, United States Attorney William J.

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Huntington Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Distributing Heroin

HUNTINGTON, WVA Huntington man who distributed heroin in May of 2014 was sentenced today to 12 months and one day in federal prison, announced U.

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Ohio Man Who Sold Synthetic Urine on the Internet Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention

PITTSBURGH home detention and ordered to pay a fine of $7,500 on his conviction of one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of introduction of misbranded drugs into interstate commerce, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Federal Bureau of Prisons Employee Pleads Guilty to Sex Charge

BECKLEY, WVUnited States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Richard Canterbury, 50, of Lewisburg, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to abusive sexual contact involving a ward.

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Jury Finds Ex-Head of Johnstown Redevelopment Authority Guilty of Extortion, Bribery

JOHNSTOWN, PAAfter deliberating approximately two hours, a jury of four men and eight women found Ronald W.

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Three Sentenced in Maryland to West Virginia Heroin Trafficking Network

MARTINSBURG, WVThree individuals were sentenced in federal court today for their role in a multi-state heroin trafficking operation based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States Attorney William J.

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Fourteen Charged with Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

PITTSBURGHFollowing a multi-agency investigation into drug trafficking in Clairton, Pa.

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On the 35th Anniversary of the Murder of Saxonburg Police Chief Gregory Adams, the Chief’s Killer Donald Eugene Webb Remains a Fugitive

Today, December 4, 2015, the FBI marks the 35th anniversary of the murder of Pennsylvania Police Chief Gregory Adams and announces a reward of up to $100,000 for Donald Eugene Webb, the fugitive wanted for this heinous crime.

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Maryland Man Sentenced for Role in Multi-State Heroin Trafficking Operation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Kenneth Bryan Crowley, 29, of Rockville, Maryland, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for his role in a multi-state heroin distribution network, United States Attorney William J.

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Two Women Sentenced to Federal Prison for Heroin Crimes

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Two women were sentenced to prison today for federal heroin crimes, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Beckley Doctor Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Federal Drug Crime and Health Care Fraud

BECKLEY, W. Va. - Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto announced today that Jose Jorge Abbud Gordinho, M. D. , of Beckley, was sentenced to eight years in prison, a $15,000 fine, and ordered to pay over $48,000 in restitution to Medicare and Medicaid for a federal drug crime and health care fraud.

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Louisiana Man Charged in $2 Million Nationwide Advertising Scheme to Defraud Realtors

PITTSBURGH - A Louisiana resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of mail fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Bank Employee Sentenced to Prison for Submitting False Expense Reports

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Hollidaysburg, Pa. , has been sentenced in federal court to one day in prison, two years supervised release and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $7,132.

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Clarksburg, West Virginia Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Receipt and Distribution of Child Pornography

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Christopher Anthony Castillo, 32, of Clarksburg, was sentenced today to 240 months in prison after he admitted to receiving and distributing child pornography, United States Attorney William J.

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Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the Greenbrier Through Cancer Scheme

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A Virginia man pleaded guilty today to defrauding The Greenbrier, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Verona Man Charged with Robbery of First Commonwealth Bank in Edgewood

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violation federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Homestead Man Admits Participating in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violation federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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East Pittsburgh Man Enters Guilty Plea to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident of East Pittsburgh, PA, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm, United States Attorney David J.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh resident has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months home detention on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute a quantity of crack cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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White Oak Man Pleads Guilty in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribute a quantity of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Heroin Dealer to 20 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH. A resident of Allegheny Count, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 240 months, followed by 10 years supervised release, on his conviction of possession with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, United States Attorney David J.

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Charges Filed in Belarus as Part of an International Investigation into the Bugat Botnet

Two Belarus citizens have been charged in Belarus for participating in an international criminal conspiracy that used the botnet known as “Bugat” to steal banking and other credentials from infected computers.

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Washington, Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Offense

PITTSBURGH A Washington County man pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J.

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East Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Participating in Drug Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH - A resident of East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to a term of imprisonment of 72 months (6 years), to be followed by six years of supervised release, on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and crack cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Clairton Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking a Child

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 12 years imprisonment, followed by 5 years supervised release, on a charge of Sex Trafficking of a Child, United States Attorney David J.

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Ohio Man Charged with April Robberies at Erie Bank, Gas Station

ERIE, PA. A former resident of Wickliffe, Ohio, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of bank robbery and Hobbs Act robbery, United States Attorney David J.

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Joint Investigation Leads to Indictment of Tyrone Man for Possession of Child Pornography

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. A Blair County resident was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of possession of child pornography, United States Attorney David J.

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Altoona Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. A resident of Altoona, Pa. was indicted on May 11, 2016, by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of possession of child pornography, United States Attorney David J.

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Cresson Man Charged with Making False Statements on Loan Applications

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. On May 11, 2016, a Cambria County resident was indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on charges of making false statements on loan applications, United States Attorney David J.

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West Mifflin Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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McKees Rocks Man Gets Six Years in Prison for Role in Cross-Country Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Allegheny County has been sentenced in federal court to 72 months imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Two Sentenced in Cigarette Smuggling Operation

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Two individuals were sentenced in federal court in Martinsburg today for their roles in an unlawful cigarette smuggling scheme, United States Attorney William J.

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Oakmont Man Pleads Guilty to Structuring Cash Withdrawls to Evade Reporting Requirements

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of structuring financial transactions, United States Attorney David J.

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Kittanning Man Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Uniontown Drug Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH - A Fayette County resident has been sentenced in federal court to a term of imprisonment of 10 years on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug and Gun Charges

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Johnstown, Pa. , pleaded guilty in federal court in Johnstown to charges of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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FBI Continues Searching for One of Pennsylvania’s Longest-Running Fugitives After 45 Years

The FBI is seeking the publics assistance with locating fugitive Leonard Rayne Moses, who was last seen by law enforcement in Pittsburgh on June 1, 1971, and believed to have fled to Detroit, Michigan.

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Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to 25 Years in Federal Prison for Drug and Gun Offenses

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 25 years in prison on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, possession with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, possession of firearms in connection with a drug trafficking offense, possession of firearms by a convicted felon, and possession of an unregistered firearm, United States Attorney David J.

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Latrobe Woman Admits Defrauding Highmark to Obtain Prescription Drugs

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of health care fraud and obtaining prescription drugs through fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Uniontown Man Sentenced to 25+ Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH - A former resident of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court to 310 months imprisonment, followed by a lifetime supervised release, on charges of production and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Glassport Woman Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Finney Funeral Home

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 18 months imprisonment followed by three years supervised release and ordered to pay $249,664.

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Judge Sentences Felon Convicted of Illegal Gun Possession to 70 Months in Prison

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 70 months imprisonment followed by three years supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney David J.

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Former Horizons Hospice Chief Operating Officer Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

PITTSBURGH - A Cambria County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of health care fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Safe Streets Task Force Investigation Results in Six-Year Prison Sentence for Pittsburgh Man

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Huntington Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Crime

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Huntington man who was caught with heroin pleaded guilty today to a federal drug crime, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Butler County Woman Facing Additional Fraud Charges

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Valencia, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of interference with commerce by extortion and mail fraud, United States Attorney David J.

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Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Sex Crime Involving Minors

CHARLESTON, W. Va. An Ohio man pleaded guilty today to a federal sex crime involving minors, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Greene County Man Named in 41-Count Indictment Charging Production, Possession, and Distribution of Child Pornography

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Greene County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of production, distribution, and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Penn Hills Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

PITTSBURGH imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, United States Attorney David J.

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Philadelphia Man Found Guilty of Heroin, Oxycodone Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA A federal jury convicted Keevus Weeks, 32, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of heroin and oxycodone trafficking today, United States Attorney William J.

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Pittsburgh Dentist Charged with Illegally Distributing Painkillers

PITTSBURGH A Monroeville resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of distribution of Oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, outside the usual course of professional practice, and omitting material information from required reports, records and other documents, United States Attorney David J.

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Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Painkiller Trafficking

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA Kalif Briggs, 33, of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 57 months in prison for transporting oxycodone across state lines today, United States Attorney William J.

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Federal Jury Finds Washington County Man Guilty on Charges of Child Sexual Exploitation

PITTSBURGH On June 15, 2016, after deliberating for approximately two hours, a federal grand jury of eight men and four women found Christopher Welshans guilty of Distribution and Possession of Material Depicting the Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, United States Attorney David J.

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Meth Mule Pleads Guilty for Role in Los Angeles-to-Charleston Drug Conspiracy

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A Los Angeles woman caught transporting a load of crystal methamphetamine from California to West Virginia pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Huntington Heroin Dealer Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Crime

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. A Huntington man pleaded guilty today to a federal heroin crime, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Cross Lanes Carjacker Pleads Guilty to Multiple Federal Charges Following Crime Spree

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A Cross Lanes man pleaded guilty today to carjacking and a drug crime, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Five Columbus, Ohio Residents Charged with Transporting Stolen Goods

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Maurice L.

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Former Hancock County, West Virginia Sheriff Deputy Charged with Use of Excessive Force

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA s Deputy has been charged with using excessive force against an arrestee, United States Attorney William J.

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Cranberry Township Woman Admits Embezzling $150,000 from UPMC Subsidiary

PITTSBURGH - A Butler County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of embezzlement related to health care, United States Attorney David J.

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Western Pennsylvania’s U.S. Attorney’s Office Participates in Largest National Medicare Fraud Takedown in History

As part of an unprecedented nationwide Medicare fraud sweep, Elizabeth A. Rotto of Cranberry Township was charged with embezzlement related to health care.

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Storeowner Admits Selling Drug Paraphernalia, Counterfeit Sports Hats

PITTSBURGH An Allegheny County resident pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of selling and offering for sale drug paraphernalia, conspiracy to sell and offer for sale drug paraphernalia, and trademark counterfeiting, United States Attorney David J.

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Nitro Man Pleads Guilty to Enticement of a Minor

CHARLESTON, W. Va. A Nitro man pleaded guilty today to a federal sex crime involving a minor, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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Duquesne Man Charged with Heroin Possession

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Duquesne, Pa.

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Three Charged in Conspiracy to Distribute Controlled Substances in Western Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - Two Pittsburgh residents and a Michigan man have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charge of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and oxymorphone, United States Attorney David J.

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Constable Stole More Than $1 Million in Tax Payments from Baden Borough and Ambridge School District, Filed False Tax Returns

Keith Kristek, 57, of Baden, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of filing a false income tax return.

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Carnegie Man Involved in High-Speed Chase Charged with Possessing Heroin Packaged for Resale

William Thompson, 33, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of possession with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin.

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Parkersburg Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Federal Child Pornography Crime

Charles Tom Davisson II, 56, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for possessing over 600 images and videos of child pornography.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

Keith Beck, 24, has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months’ imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

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Washington County Man Admits Receiving Child Pornography

Michael G. Williams, 48, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of receipt of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Credit Union Manager Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $478,000

Catherine M. Linton, 58, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of embezzlement. The law provides for a total sentence of 30 years in prison, a fine of $1,000,000, or both.

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Indictment Unsealed Against Former Cranberry Township Man Considered to be a Fugitive

Valeriy Vahil, of Cranberry Twp, PA, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of tax violations. Vahil is a fugitive.

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Second Meth Mule Pleads Guilty for Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

Kelly Newcomb, 56, pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge after being caught transporting a significant load of crystal methamphetamine from California to West Virginia.

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Huntington Man is Final Defendant Sentenced in Detroit-to-Huntington Heroin Conspiracy

Edwin G. Simpson, 45, who participated in a heroin distribution conspiracy in 2012 and 2013, was sentenced to three and a half years in federal prison.

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Marion County Man Sentenced for Wire Fraud

Devin Wright, 25, of Fairmont, West Virginia, was sentenced to eight months in prison for participating in a wire fraud conspiracy.

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Robert Johnson Named Special Agent in Charge of Pittsburgh Division

FBI Director James B. Comey has named Robert Johnson as the special agent in charge of the Pittsburgh Division. Mr. Johnson will assume this new role in mid August.

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Monroeville Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Andrew Patterson, 46, has been sentenced to 151 months imprisonment, followed by a lifetime supervised release, on a charge of distribution of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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New Castle Man Sentenced to 77 Months in Prison for New Castle Bank Robberies

Calvin Douglas Smith, 44, has been sentenced in federal court to 77 months imprisonment, followed by three years supervised release, on charges of bank robbery.

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Mexican National Pleads Guilty for Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

Daniel Ortiz-Rivera, 24, a Mexican national heavily involved in a California-to-West Virginia drug conspiracy, pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Beckley Man Pleads Guilty to Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

Velarian Sylvester Carter, 37, a Beckley, WV, man substantially involved in a California-to-West Virginia drug conspiracy, pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Erie Oral Surgeon Charged with Health Care Fraud

John Frederick Lehrian, 69, a resident of Erie, PA, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of health care fraud and false statements relating to health care matters.

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Erie Oral Surgeon Indicted Over Billing Practices

David Edward Palo, 49, a resident of Erie, PA, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of health care fraud and false statements relating to health care matters.

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San Diego Man Pleads Guilty to Using Construction Loan to Defraud United Bank

Daniel Berg, 60, pleaded guilty to submitting a false draw request on a construction loan from United Bank. He faces up to 30 years in federal prison and a $1 million fine.

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Turtle Creek Man Charged with Child Pornography Offenses

Robert Bernal, Jr., 26, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of distribution, receipt, and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Butler County Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Sexual Images of Children

A resident of West Sunbury, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Federal Charges Filed in FBI Gate-Crashing Incident

Federal charges were filed against Thomas Ross for the intentional destruction of a security gate at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Pittsburgh Division headquarters.

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False Claims Act Violation by UPMC Resolved for $2.5 Million

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed to pay the United States $2,520,429 to settle False Claims Act allegations.

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Two Men Plead Guilty to Federal Methamphetamine Crimes

Two men pleaded guilty to federal drug charges of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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Erie Man Sentenced to Prison for Robbing Hometown Banks

A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania sentenced to five years in prison on his conviction of bank robbery.

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Erie Man Admits Possessing Pornographic Images of Children

A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty to possessing computer images and movies depicting minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct.

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Erie Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Crack Cocaine

A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in jail on his conviction of conspiring to distribute crack cocaine.

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Judge Sentences Erie Man to Federal Prison for Violating Drug Laws

A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 102 months in jail on his conviction of violating federal drug laws.

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Georgia Man Who Entered Beaver County Theater with Gun and Ammo Charged with Violating Federal Firearms Laws

A Georgia man who carried a gun and ammunition into a Beaver County movie theater on July 23 has been indicted on a charge of violating federal firearms laws.

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Wilkinsburg Man Gets Two-Year Prison Sentence for Crack Cocaine Distribution Scheme

Larry Washington, Allegheny County, has been sentenced 25 months’ imprisonment on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine.

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Huntington Woman and Columbus Man Plead Guilty to Federal Heroin Charges

Rhonda Gail Akers, of Huntington, West Virginia, and Tyshawn Desmeon Davis, of Columbus, West Virginia, each entered guilty pleas to possession with intent to distribute heroin.

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Brentwood Man Indicted on Charges Relating to the Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Pennsylvania resident Mukesh Khawas was indicted on charges of production, receipt, and possession of material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Former Insurance Agent Headed to Prison for Federal Arson and Witness Tampering Crimes

Jimmie Arnold Harper, Jr., of Hurricane, West Virginia, was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for a federal arson crime and an unrelated federal witness tampering crime.

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White Oak Man Sentenced to Prison for Role in Cross-Country Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

David Irwin, of White Oak, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 57 months in prison on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

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Johnstown Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Crack Cocaine While on Supervised Release

George J. Lawrence, V, a resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to six years in prison on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws.

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Parkersburg Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

John Leslie Hess, of Parkersburg, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to possessing more than 600 images of child pornography.

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Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

A resident of Pittsburgh has been sentenced in federal court to 80 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute powder cocaine and crack cocaine.

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Controller Embezzled Money at Direction of Person He Met through Online Dating Site

Jeffrey A. Plimpton embezzling $1.4 million from Alpha Aromatics and Pestco Professional Services at the direction of a person he met through an online dating website.

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Ohio Credit Union President Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement

Charles Robert Poore has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months' imprisonment on his conviction of embezzlement by an officer of a credit institution.

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Erie County Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Relating to the Sexual Exploitation of Children

A former resident of North East, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of children.

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Judge Sentences Erie Man to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months in jaiil on his conviction of violating federal laws relating to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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Wheeling Man Sentenced for Transporting Minors to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct

Kevin J. Wick, 43, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced to 312 months in prison for traveling across state lines to engage in illicit sexual conduct with minor victims.

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Charleston Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun Crime

A Charleston man caught with drugs and loaded handgun pleaded guilty today to a federal gun crime.

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Third Meth Mule Pleads Guilty for Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

A woman caught transporting a substantial amount of crystal methamphetamine from California to West Virginia pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge.

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Former Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School CEO Pleads Guilty to Tax Conspiracy

The former CEO of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School pleaded guilty to a charge of tax conspiracy.

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Three More Defendants Plead Guilty for Roles in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

Three defendants pleaded guilty for their roles in a California-to-West Virginia methamphetamine conspiracy.

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Multiple Defendants Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Crimes

Multiple defendants pleaded guilty today to federal drug crimes.

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Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

A federal prison inmate pleaded guilty to charges of credit/debit card fraud and identity theft.

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Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Escaping from Prison

An inmate who served time at the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson pleaded guilty today to escaping from prison.

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Multi-Jurisdictional Investigation into Drug Trafficking Culminates in Coordinated Law Enforcement Action in Four States and U.S. Virgin Islands

Fourteen individuals have been indicted in the Western District of Pennsylvania for violating federal narcotics laws.

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Medical Doctor Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud, Illegally Distributing Drugs

A resident of Hermitage, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of Tramadol and health care fraud.

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Huntington Man Sentenced to Nearly Seven Years in Prison for Federal Drug Crime

A Huntington man who was caught with heroin was sentenced today to six years and eight months in federal prison.

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Ohio Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Attempted Enticement of Minors

An Ohio man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for a sex crime involving minors.

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Mexican National is Latest to Plead Guilty for Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

A Mexican national pleaded guilty to his role in a California-to-West Virginia methamphetamine conspiracy.

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Kanawha County Man Pleads Guilty for Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

A Kanawha County man pleaded guilty for his role in a California-to-West Virginia methamphetamine conspiracy.

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Huntington Man and Woman Plead Guilty for Roles in Drug Ring

A Huntington man and woman who participated in a multi-state drug ring pleaded guilty to federal crimes.

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Detroit Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Heroin Crime

Djuan Levell Washington pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin.

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Grand Jury Indicts Johnstown Man on Drug Charge

A resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania was indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on a charge of violating federal narcotics laws.

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Johnstown Man Charged with Violating Federal Drug Law

A resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania was indicted by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on charges of violating federal narcotics laws.

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Grand Jury Indicts Two Erie County Men in Scheme to Defraud Auto Loan Providers

Two residents of Erie County, Pennsylvania have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud.

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Erie Auto Dealer, Three Others Indicted in Fraud Scheme

A business located in Erie, Pennsylvania and three residents of Erie County, Pennsylvania have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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Moundsville Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Shawna Tolpa pleaded guilty in federal court to embezzling more than $52,000 from United Bank in Marshall County, West Virginia.

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Another Meth Mule Pleads Guilty for Role in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy

A California woman caught transporting a significant amount of crystal methamphetamine from California to West Virginia pleaded guilty today to a federal drug charge.

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California Man Sentenced for Role in Cross-Country Cocaine Distribution Network

A California resident has been sentenced in federal court to 46 months of imprisonment with credit for time served on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute a quantity of cocaine.

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Out-of-State Men Sentenced for Distributing Heroin, Oxycodone

Two men, one from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and one from Detroit, Michigan, were sentenced for distributing heroin and oxycodone.

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Huntington Man Fifth to Plead Guilty for Role in Drug Ring

A Huntington man who helped lead a multi-state drug ring pleaded guilty today to a federal crime.

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Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy Charge

Roger Page entered his guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

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Seven Indicted for Operation of Sham Charity

A federal grand jury has charged seven Eastern Panhandle residents with operating a fraudulent charity that generated millions of dollars in illegal revenue.

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Huntington Man First Sentenced for Role in Drug Ring

A Huntington man was sentenced to three years and 10 months in federal prison for a drug crime.

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Darkode Member from Kentucky Sentenced for Role in Compromising Others Computers

A resident Hampton, Kentucky of has been sentenced on his conviction of one count of a violation of the CAN-SPAM Act.

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Second Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty for Role in Illegal Online Pharmacy Scheme

A resident of Thibodaux, Louisiana pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, mail fraud, and money laundering.

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Washington, Pennsylvania Man Sold Event Tickets on Craigslist He Never Delivered

A resident of Washington, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy and wire fraud.

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