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Jun 01, 2011 09:05 PM

New York Rabbi Sentenced in New Jersey for Illegally Moving Cash Related to Charity

Saul Kassin, the chief rabbi of Congregation Sharee Zion in Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in Trenton, New Jersey to two years of probation for operating an illegal money remitting business, after ...

New York Rabbi Sentenced in New Jersey for Illegally Moving Cash Related to Charity 

Saul Kassin, the chief rabbi of Congregation Sharee Zion in Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced in Trenton, New Jersey to two years of probation for operating an illegal money remitting business, after admitting he accepted bank checks in exchange for checks in lesser amounts from an international charity he operated and controlled.

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Jun 01, 2011 08:50 PM

Fourteen Alleged Members of New York Cocaine Distribution Organization Arrested

Fourteen members of an alleged Rockville Centre, New York-based crack cocaine distribution ring were charged with narcotics trafficking offenses. Four of the defendants are members of the United ...

Fourteen Alleged Members of New York Cocaine Distribution Organization Arrested 

Fourteen members of an alleged Rockville Centre, New York-based crack cocaine distribution ring were charged with narcotics trafficking offenses. Four of the defendants are members of the United Blood Nation (Bloods), a violent street gang.

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May 31, 2011 09:15 PM

Connecticut Man Charged with Manufacturing Explosives, Distributing Them in New York

Nicholas Lahines, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was indicted in New York City on charges of manufacturing, dealing, transporting, and distributing explosive materials without a license. Lahines was ...

Connecticut Man Charged with Manufacturing Explosives, Distributing Them in New York

Nicholas Lahines, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was indicted in New York City on charges of manufacturing, dealing, transporting, and distributing explosive materials without a license. Lahines was arrested in the Bronx immediately after selling eight cylinders containing explosives to a confidential source of the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.

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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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