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May 11, 2011 05:00 PM

New York Hedge Fund Billionaire Convicted on Insider Trading Charges

Raj Rajaratnam, of New York City, was convicted of conspiracy and securities fraud crimes stemming from his involvement in the largest hedge fund insider trading scheme in history.

New York Hedge Fund Billionaire Convicted on Insider Trading Charges

Raj Rajaratnam, of New York City, was convicted of conspiracy and securities fraud crimes stemming from his involvement in the largest hedge fund insider trading scheme in history.

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May 10, 2011 09:05 PM

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

In response to the recent tornadoes that affected several Southern states and caused loss of life and flooding that has damaged property, the FBI and the National Center for Disaster Fraud remind the ...

Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes 

In response to the recent tornadoes that affected several Southern states and caused loss of life and flooding that has damaged property, the FBI and the National Center for Disaster Fraud remind the public to be aware of and report any instances of alleged fraudulent activity related to relief operations and funding for victims.

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May 10, 2011 08:55 PM

Two Illinois Men Charged in $16 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Michael Morawski and Frank Constant, who operated a now-defunct real estate investment company, were charged in Chicago with engaging in an alleged investment fraud scheme that obtained more than $16 ...

Two Illinois Men Charged in $16 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Michael Morawski and Frank Constant, who operated a now-defunct real estate investment company, were charged in Chicago with engaging in an alleged investment fraud scheme that obtained more than $16 million from more than 300 investors.

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May 10, 2011 08:40 PM

Fugitive Wanted for 25 Years Arrested in Puerto Rico

Fugitive Wanted for 25 Years Arrested in Puerto Rico

Norberto Gonzalez-Claudio (captured)Norberto Gonzalez-Claudio, who has been a fugitive from justice for the past 25 years, was arrested in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Gonzalez-Claudio was wanted in connection with his participation in the armed robbery of approximately $7 million from a Wells Fargo Depot in Hartford, Connecticut. It is believed that he is a member of the clandestine domestic terrorist organization known as Ejercito Popular Boricua-Los Macheteros, a group which has claimed responsibility for several murders, armed robberies, and terrorist bombings.

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May 09, 2011 09:10 PM

Illinois Man Sentenced for Plotting to Bomb Federal Courthouse

Michael C. Finton, aka Talib Islam, a U.S. citizen and resident of Decatur, Illinois, pled guilty to attempting to bomb the federal courthouse in Springfield in September 2009 and was sentenced to ...

Illinois Man Sentenced for Plotting to Bomb Federal Courthouse

Michael C. Finton, aka Talib Islam, a U.S. citizen and resident of Decatur, Illinois, pled guilty to attempting to bomb the federal courthouse in Springfield in September 2009 and was sentenced to serve 28 years in prison.

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May 09, 2011 08:45 PM

California Man Sentenced in Scheme to Smuggle Surface-to-Air Missiles Into U.S.

Yi Qing Chen, of Rosemead, California, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison after being convicted on a series of federal charges related to schemes to smuggle many items into the United ...

California Man Sentenced in Scheme to Smuggle Surface-to-Air Missiles Into U.S.

Yi Qing Chen, of Rosemead, California, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison after being convicted on a series of federal charges related to schemes to smuggle many items into the United States, including surface-to-air missiles designed to shoot down aircraft.

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May 09, 2011 08:30 PM

Uzbek Man Sentenced in Multi-National Racketeering and Forced Labor Enterprise

Uzbek national Abrorkhodja Askarkhodjaev was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role as the leader of an illicit enterprise that engaged in numerous criminal activities, including forced labor, ...

Uzbek Man Sentenced in Multi-National Racketeering and Forced Labor Enterprise

Uzbek national Abrorkhodja Askarkhodjaev was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role as the leader of an illicit enterprise that engaged in numerous criminal activities, including forced labor, fraud in foreign labor contracting, visa fraud, mail fraud, identity theft, tax evasion, and money laundering.

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May 06, 2011 07:30 PM

Suspicious Letters Received by District of Columbia Schools

The FBI continues to investigate who is responsible for mailing multiple letters containing a white powder substance to Washington, D.C. schools, causing some school evacuations and tying up hundreds ...

Suspicious Letters Received by District of Columbia Schools

The FBI continues to investigate who is responsible for mailing multiple letters containing a white powder substance to Washington, D.C. schools, causing some school evacuations and tying up hundreds of hours of police and law enforcement resources.

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May 06, 2011 07:25 PM

Marketing Company Exec Pleads Guilty to Perjury in Connection with SEC Investigation

George Speranza, the operator of a marketing company that created and published Internet websites, pled guilty in New York to a perjury charge and admitted that he gave false testimony before the ...

Marketing Company Exec Pleads Guilty to Perjury in Connection with SEC Investigation

George Speranza, the operator of a marketing company that created and published Internet websites, pled guilty in New York to a perjury charge and admitted that he gave false testimony before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with the SEC's investigation of Spongetech Delivery Systems, Inc.

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May 05, 2011 09:00 PM

Acting Capo of Genovese Family Sentenced in New York for Murder Conspiracy

Anthony Palumbo, a soldier and acting capo in the Genovese organized crime family who operated crews in both New York and New Jersey, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 10 years in prison in ...

Acting Capo of Genovese Family Sentenced in New York for Murder Conspiracy 

Anthony Palumbo, a soldier and acting capo in the Genovese organized crime family who operated crews in both New York and New Jersey, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court to 10 years in prison in connection with his participation in a conspiracy to murder an individual associated with Russian organized crime.

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