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Apr 22, 2011 09:15 PM

Alabama Woman Sentenced for Fraud Scheme Based on Non-Existent Lawsuit

Katherine Hope Lane, of Shelby County, Alabama, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for her role in a four-year scheme that collected $425,000 for the expenses of a lawsuit that did not ...

Alabama Woman Sentenced for Fraud Scheme Based on Non-Existent Lawsuit 

Katherine Hope Lane, of Shelby County, Alabama, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison for her role in a four-year scheme that collected $425,000 for the expenses of a lawsuit that did not exist.

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Apr 22, 2011 09:05 PM

New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Killing His 95-Year-Old Grandmother

Brian Joseph Chavez, an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Cochiti, pled guilty in Albuquerque, New Mexico to murdering his 95-year-old grandmother by shooting her several times in the chest. Chavez ...

New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Killing His 95-Year-Old Grandmother

Brian Joseph Chavez, an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Cochiti, pled guilty in Albuquerque, New Mexico to murdering his 95-year-old grandmother by shooting her several times in the chest. Chavez claimed he had killed his grandmother at her request and in order to end her suffering.

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Apr 21, 2011 09:25 PM

Somali Hostage Negotiator Charged with Piracy in Attack on Merchant Ship

Ali Mohamed Ali, of Somalia, was arrested and indicted in Washington, D.C. for conspiracy to commit piracy and other charges that allege he acted as a negotiator on behalf of Somali pirates during ...

Somali Hostage Negotiator Charged with Piracy in Attack on Merchant Ship

Ali Mohamed Ali, of Somalia, was arrested and indicted in Washington, D.C. for conspiracy to commit piracy and other charges that allege he acted as a negotiator on behalf of Somali pirates during the takeover of a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden that started on November 7, 2008 and lasted for 71 days.

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Apr 21, 2011 09:15 PM

New York Businessman Arrested for Operating $12 Million Ponzi Scheme

Joseph Mazella, the founder and president of the Great Atlantic Group, Inc., a Staten Island, New York-based real estate and financial consulting company, was charged with securities fraud, wire ...

New York Businessman Arrested for Operating $12 Million Ponzi Scheme

Joseph Mazella, the founder and president of the Great Atlantic Group, Inc., a Staten Island, New York-based real estate and financial consulting company, was charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering in connection with his alleged operation of a $12 million Ponzi scheme from 2007 to 2010.

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Apr 21, 2011 09:00 PM

Minnesota Woman Indicted for Making Threats Against Vice President, Federal Agents

Kim Rolene Hutterer, of New Prague, Minnesota, was charged with threatening to kill Vice President Joe Biden and several federal law enforcement officers.

Minnesota Woman Indicted for Making Threats Against Vice President, Federal Agents

Kim Rolene Hutterer, of New Prague, Minnesota, was charged with threatening to kill Vice President Joe Biden and several federal law enforcement officers.

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Apr 20, 2011 11:00 PM

Longtime Gambino Associate Sentenced in New York on Murder and Assault Charges

Joseph Watts, a longtime associate of the Gambino organized crime family, was sentenced in New York to 13 years in prison for participating in murder and assault conspiracies in order to maintain and ...

Longtime Gambino Associate Sentenced in New York on Murder and Assault Charges

Joseph Watts, a longtime associate of the Gambino organized crime family, was sentenced in New York to 13 years in prison for participating in murder and assault conspiracies in order to maintain and increase his influence in the Gambino family.

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Apr 20, 2011 10:55 PM

Latin Kings Member Indicted in Indiana on Murder-Related Racketeering Charges

Ivan Quiroz, of Posen, Illinois, an alleged member of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queen Nation (Latin Kings), was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of using and carrying a firearm to ...

Latin Kings Member Indicted in Indiana on Murder-Related Racketeering Charges

Ivan Quiroz, of Posen, Illinois, an alleged member of the Almighty Latin Kings and Queen Nation (Latin Kings), was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of using and carrying a firearm to commit murder during and in relation to a crime of violence in connection with his alleged role in a racketeering conspiracy in Hammond, Indiana and elsewhere.

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Apr 20, 2011 10:25 PM

Massachusetts Couple Guilty of Tax Evasion, Illegal Structuring

Joseph A. Pingaro and his wife, Christine Scola, both of Middleton, Massachusetts, pled guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by filing false income tax returns and illegally structuring ...

Massachusetts Couple Guilty of Tax Evasion, Illegal Structuring

Joseph A. Pingaro and his wife, Christine Scola, both of Middleton, Massachusetts, pled guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States by filing false income tax returns and illegally structuring cash transactions to evade reporting requirements.

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Apr 19, 2011 10:00 PM

Michigan Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty in $7 Million Ponzi Scheme

Dante DeMiro, of Milford, Michigan, pled guilty to five counts of bank and wire fraud in connection with his operation of a Ponzi scheme that caused more than $7 million in losses.

Michigan Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty in $7 Million Ponzi Scheme

Dante DeMiro, of Milford, Michigan, pled guilty to five counts of bank and wire fraud in connection with his operation of a Ponzi scheme that caused more than $7 million in losses.

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Apr 19, 2011 09:45 PM

Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $400,000 from Her Employer

Kimberly Dana Swenson, of Shoreview, Minnesota, pled guilty to one count of mail fraud, admitting that from 2008 through 2010, she embezzled approximately $400,000 from Allianz Life Insurance ...

Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $400,000 from Her Employer

Kimberly Dana Swenson, of Shoreview, Minnesota, pled guilty to one count of mail fraud, admitting that from 2008 through 2010, she embezzled approximately $400,000 from Allianz Life Insurance Company, where she worked as a client services specialist from 2002 through 2010.

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