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May 31, 2011 09:00 PM

Florida Gang Member Sentenced to 35 Years on Drug and Firearms Charges

Basillio Alvardo, of Wachula, Florida, an admitted member of the Sur 13 gang, was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; possession of a ...

Florida Gang Member Sentenced to 35 Years on Drug and Firearms Charges

Basillio Alvardo, of Wachula, Florida, an admitted member of the Sur 13 gang, was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime; and possession of a firearm and ammunition after having been convicted of a felony offense.

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May 31, 2011 05:45 PM

Two Iraqi Nationals Indicted on Federal Terrorism Charges in Kentucky

An Iraqi citizen who allegedly carried out numerous improvised explosive device attacks against U.S. troops in Iraq and another Iraqi national alleged to have participated in the insurgency in Iraq ...

Two Iraqi Nationals Indicted on Federal Terrorism Charges in Kentucky 

An Iraqi citizen who allegedly carried out numerous improvised explosive device attacks against U.S. troops in Iraq and another Iraqi national alleged to have participated in the insurgency in Iraq have been arrested and indicted on federal terrorism charges in Kentucky.

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May 27, 2011 09:25 PM

Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager, Finance Employee Plead Guilty in New York to Insider Trading

Samir Barai, a portfolio manager at two different New York-based hedge funds, and Son Ngoc Nguyen, an employee in the finance department of NVIDIA Corporation, pled guilty in Manhattan federal court ...

Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager, Finance Employee Plead Guilty in New York to Insider Trading

Samir Barai, a portfolio manager at two different New York-based hedge funds, and Son Ngoc Nguyen, an employee in the finance department of NVIDIA Corporation, pled guilty in Manhattan federal court to charges arising out of their involvement in separate insider trading schemes.

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May 27, 2011 09:15 PM

Exec of Fraudulent Physical Therapy Company Guilty of Medicare Fraud

Andres Cespedes, who was an owner and vice-president of a fraudulent physical therapy company in Lakeland, Florida, pled guilty in connection with submitting and causing the submission of $757,654 in ...

Exec of Fraudulent Physical Therapy Company Guilty of Medicare Fraud

Andres Cespedes, who was an owner and vice-president of a fraudulent physical therapy company in Lakeland, Florida, pled guilty in connection with submitting and causing the submission of $757,654 in fraudulent claims to the Medicare program.

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May 26, 2011 09:45 PM

Imam from Trinidad Convicted of Conspiracy to Launch Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

Following a four-week jury trial, Kareem Ibrahim was convicted of conspiring to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under ...

Imam from Trinidad Convicted of Conspiracy to Launch Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport 

Following a four-week jury trial, Kareem Ibrahim was convicted of conspiring to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. The defendant believed the attack would cause extensive damage to the airport and to the United States economy, as well as the loss of innocent lives.

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May 26, 2011 08:45 PM

Three Convicted in New York on Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, and Immigration Charges

Antonio Rivera, Jason Villaman, and John Whaley were convicted in Central Islip, New York in connection with compelling undocumented women from Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, and El Salvador, who were ...

Three Convicted in New York on Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, and Immigration Charges

Antonio Rivera, Jason Villaman, and John Whaley were convicted in Central Islip, New York in connection with compelling undocumented women from Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, and El Salvador, who were hired as waitresses at Rivera's bars, to engage in commercial sex acts by using violence, fraud, coercion, and threats of deportation.

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May 26, 2011 08:35 PM

Former School Teacher Sentenced in Virginia for Producing Child Pornography

Kevin Garfield Ricks, of Federalsburg, Maryland, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for producing and possessing child pornography over a 17-year ...

Former School Teacher Sentenced in Virginia for Producing Child Pornography

Kevin Garfield Ricks, of Federalsburg, Maryland, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for producing and possessing child pornography over a 17-year period. Ricks would get his students and former students drunk and would perform sexual acts and document the activity while the minors were passed out.

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May 26, 2011 08:30 PM

Florida Man Sentenced in Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Sang Min Kim, of Tampa, Florida, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for conspiracy to commit wire, mail, and bank fraud and money laundering in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that involved ...

Florida Man Sentenced in Multi-Million-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Sang Min Kim, of Tampa, Florida, was sentenced to 41 months in prison for conspiracy to commit wire, mail, and bank fraud and money laundering in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that involved numerous residential real estate transactions and resulted in losses of approximately $5,826,778.65.

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May 25, 2011 10:15 PM

Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Role in Large-Scale Mortgage Fraud Ring

Ralph Appolon, the 12th and final defendant in a large-scale mortgage fraud ring, was sentenced in Boston, Massachusetts for his role in fraudulent property transactions that were part of a larger ...

Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Role in Large-Scale Mortgage Fraud Ring

Ralph Appolon, the 12th and final defendant in a large-scale mortgage fraud ring, was sentenced in Boston, Massachusetts for his role in fraudulent property transactions that were part of a larger mortgage fraud conspiracy involving 21 property deals and more than $10.6 million in loan proceeds.

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May 25, 2011 10:00 PM

Maryland Attorney Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

Amir Ryan Lahuti, an attorney who is licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, pled guilty in Alexandria, Virginia to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for his role in an insurance ...

Maryland Attorney Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud 

Amir Ryan Lahuti, an attorney who is licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, pled guilty in Alexandria, Virginia to conspiracy to commit mail fraud for his role in an insurance fraud scheme.

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