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May 04, 2011 09:15 PM

Sixteen Charged in Indiana in Connection with Multi-State Prostitution Ring

Sixteen defendants were charged in Indianapolis in connection with their participation in a criminal organization headed by three brothers who procured prostitutes, some of whom were smuggled into ...

Sixteen Charged in Indiana in Connection with Multi-State Prostitution Ring

Sixteen defendants were charged in Indianapolis in connection with their participation in a criminal organization headed by three brothers who procured prostitutes, some of whom were smuggled into the U.S. from Mexico and Central America. Another group of individuals acted as managers of the locations where the prostitutes conducted business.

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May 04, 2011 09:00 PM

Venezuelan Accountant Pleads Guilty in Connecticut to Obstructing SEC Investigation

Accountant Juan Carlos Guillen Zerpa, a citizen of Venezuela, pled guilty in Bridgeport, Connecticut to conspiring to obstruct a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of a Connecticut ...

Venezuelan Accountant Pleads Guilty in Connecticut to Obstructing SEC Investigation

Accountant Juan Carlos Guillen Zerpa, a citizen of Venezuela, pled guilty in Bridgeport, Connecticut to conspiring to obstruct a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of a Connecticut hedge fund adviser.

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May 03, 2011 09:45 PM

E-Mails Claiming to Show Images of bin Laden's Death Could Contain Malware

The FBI warns computer users to exercise caution when they receive e-mails that purport to show photos or videos of Usama bin Laden's recent death. This content could be a virus that could damage ...

E-Mails Claiming to Show Images of bin Laden's Death Could Contain Malware

The FBI warns computer users to exercise caution when they receive e-mails that purport to show photos or videos of Usama bin Laden's recent death. This content could be a virus that could damage your computer.

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May 03, 2011 09:25 PM

Two Florida Corporations Plead Guilty to More Than $200 Million Medicare Fraud

Two Miami-area corporations, American Therapeutic Corporation and Medlink Professional Management Group Inc., pled guilty in Miami to their involvement in a fraud scheme that resulted in the ...

Two Florida Corporations Plead Guilty to More Than $200 Million Medicare Fraud 

Two Miami-area corporations, American Therapeutic Corporation and Medlink Professional Management Group Inc., pled guilty in Miami to their involvement in a fraud scheme that resulted in the submission of more than $200 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.

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May 03, 2011 09:05 PM

Virginia Man Sentenced for Orchestrating Multi-Million-Dollar Rehabilitation Tax Credit Scheme

Justin Glynn French, of Richmond, Virginia, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for stealing millions of dollars from federal and state tax credit programs intended to rehabilitate historic ...

Virginia Man Sentenced for Orchestrating Multi-Million-Dollar Rehabilitation Tax Credit Scheme

Justin Glynn French, of Richmond, Virginia, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for stealing millions of dollars from federal and state tax credit programs intended to rehabilitate historic buildings. To date, the total losses caused by the scheme exceed $11 million.

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May 02, 2011 10:40 PM

Three Maryland Gang Leaders Plead Guilty in Racketeering Conspiracy

Eric Brown, Ray Olivis, and Rainbow Williams, all of Baltimore, Maryland, pled guilty to their roles in a conspiracy to conduct and participate in the activities of the Black Guerilla Family (BGF), a ...

Three Maryland Gang Leaders Plead Guilty in Racketeering Conspiracy

Eric Brown, Ray Olivis, and Rainbow Williams, all of Baltimore, Maryland, pled guilty to their roles in a conspiracy to conduct and participate in the activities of the Black Guerilla Family (BGF), a racketeering enterprise.

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May 02, 2011 10:25 PM

Executive Sentenced in Massachusetts for Role in Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Scheme

Gary C. Gitto was sentenced in Boston to 59 months in prison on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with his role in a multi-million-dollar scheme run from a former plastics company in ...

Executive Sentenced in Massachusetts for Role in Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Scheme

Gary C. Gitto was sentenced in Boston to 59 months in prison on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with his role in a multi-million-dollar scheme run from a former plastics company in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, where he served as an owner and officer.

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May 02, 2011 04:25 PM

Donald E. Oswald Named Special Agent in Charge of Minneapolis Division

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III appointed Donald E. Oswald the special agent in charge of the Minneapolis Division. In this role, he will oversee the FBI's operations in Minnesota, North Dakota, ...

Donald E. Oswald Named Special Agent in Charge of Minneapolis Division 

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III appointed Donald E. Oswald the special agent in charge of the Minneapolis Division. In this role, he will oversee the FBI's operations in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He most recently served as the chief inspector in the Office of Inspections.

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Apr 29, 2011 08:00 PM

Former Texas Representative Admits to Role in Extortion Scheme

Former Texas representative Jose Santiago “Jim” Solis, has been convicted of aiding and abetting the extortion by former state district judge Abel Corral Limas.

Former Texas Representative Admits to Role in Extortion Scheme

Former Texas representative Jose Santiago “Jim” Solis, has been convicted of aiding and abetting the extortion by former state district judge Abel Corral Limas.

Solis admitted his part in former Judge Limas’ use of the office of judge of the 404th District Court as a criminal enterprise to enrich himself and others, including Solis, through extortion. Limas accepted money and other consideration from attorneys in civil cases pending in his court, including Solis, in return for favorable pre-trial rulings in certain cases, including a case involving a helicopter crash at South Padre Island in February 2008. Solis specifically admitted to paying Limas $8,000 in May 2008, a payment they described as eight “golf balls,” for favorable rulings.

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Apr 29, 2011 06:00 PM

9/11 Pentagon Stone Dedicated at Washington Field Office

The Washington Field Office on Wednesday hosted a ceremony to commemorate the permanent placement of a piece of stone recovered from the Pentagon following September 11, 2001.


9/11 Pentagon Stone Dedicated at Washington Field Office

The Washington Field Office on Wednesday hosted a ceremony to commemorate the permanent placement of a piece of stone recovered from the Pentagon following September 11, 2001.

The limestone block, weighing 800-pounds, was presented to the Washington Field Office by the U.S. Army Joint Force Headquarters Military District of Washington. The stone is part of a larger stone block that was recovered from the west façade of the Pentagon where terrorists crashed a plane into the building in 2001.

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