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Apr 08, 2011 09:25 PM

New York Rabbi Pleads Guilty to Role in Money Laundering Conspiracy

Mordchai Fish, the principal rabbi of Congregation Sheves Achim in Brooklyn, New York, pled guilty in Trenton, New Jersey to conspiring to launder approximately $900,000 he believed was criminal ...

New York Rabbi Pleads Guilty to Role in Money Laundering Conspiracy

Mordchai Fish, the principal rabbi of Congregation Sheves Achim in Brooklyn, New York, pled guilty in Trenton, New Jersey to conspiring to launder approximately $900,000 he believed was criminal proceeds.

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Apr 07, 2011 10:00 PM

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Threatening U.S. Congressman

Norman LeBoon, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for threatening United States Congressman Eric Cantor (7th District Virginia) and a member of his family in connection with ...

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Threatening U.S. Congressman

Norman LeBoon, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for threatening United States Congressman Eric Cantor (7th District Virginia) and a member of his family in connection with  LeBoon's production and transmission of a YouTube video over the Internet that contained a threat to injure and kill.

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Apr 07, 2011 08:25 PM

Chicago Police Officers Face Civil Rights, Tax, and Murder-for-Hire Charges

One current and three former Chicago police officers who were members of the disbanded Special Operations Section, an elite city-wide unit, were charged with federal civil rights violations for ...

Chicago Police Officers Face Civil Rights, Tax, and Murder-for-Hire Charges

One current and three former Chicago police officers who were members of the disbanded Special Operations Section, an elite city-wide unit, were charged with federal civil rights violations for allegedly presenting false information and testimony to conceal unlawful searches or arrests during which hordes of cash were often stolen between 2003 and 2006. Two of the former officers were also charged with federal tax offenses, and one of them is also facing a charge that was filed against him previously for allegedly planning the murder-for-hire of a former fellow officer who was a potential witness against him.

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Apr 07, 2011 05:15 PM

Somali Sentenced in D.C. for Armed Piracy Attack on Merchant Ship

Jama Idle Ibrahim, of Somalia, was sentenced in Washington, D.C. to 25 years in prison for a violent act of piracy in the Gulf of Aden against a merchant vessel, the M/V CEC Future, that began in ...

Somali Sentenced in D.C. for Armed Piracy Attack on Merchant Ship

Jama Idle Ibrahim, of Somalia, was sentenced in Washington, D.C. to 25 years in prison for a violent act of piracy in the Gulf of Aden against a merchant vessel, the M/V CEC Future, that began in November 2008 and lasted for 71 days.

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Apr 06, 2011 08:40 PM

Attorney and Trader Charged in New Jersey in $109 Million Insider Trading Scheme

Professional stock trader Garrett D. Bauer, of New York, and Matthew H. Kluger, of Oakton, Virginia, an attorney who formerly worked as a corporate associate at three prominent, international law ...

Attorney and Trader Charged in New Jersey in $109 Million Insider Trading Scheme

Professional stock trader Garrett D. Bauer, of New York, and Matthew H. Kluger, of Oakton, Virginia, an attorney who formerly worked as a corporate associate at three prominent, international law firms, were arrested on charges arising from their alleged participation in a long-term insider trading scheme that involved more than $109 million in illegally traded shares and netted at least $32 million in illicit profits.

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Apr 06, 2011 07:25 PM

Owner of Illinois Art Gallery, Two Others Indicted in Counterfeit Art Scheme

Alan Kass, the owner, operator, and president of the Kass/Meridan Gallery (KMG) in Chicago, was indicted in connection with allegedly selling hundreds of counterfeit and unauthorized prints and other ...

Owner of Illinois Art Gallery, Two Others Indicted in Counterfeit Art Scheme

Alan Kass, the owner, operator, and president of the Kass/Meridan Gallery (KMG) in Chicago, was indicted in connection with allegedly selling hundreds of counterfeit and unauthorized prints and other purported original artworks—supposedly by such artists as Alexander Calder, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Miro, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Marino Mariniand fraudulently obtaining more than $480,000 for these items from victims throughout the U.S. and other countries. Also indicted were Sawyer K. Cade, a KMG employee, and John Panos, of New York and Florida, who allegedly distributed counterfeit, unauthorized, and forged artwork, which he sold to Kass and others throughout the country.

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Apr 06, 2011 06:00 PM

Director Mueller Testifies Before House Regarding Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III testified before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies regarding the FBI's budget request for ...

Director Mueller Testifies Before House Regarding Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III testified before the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies regarding the FBI's budget request for fiscal year 2012.

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Apr 05, 2011 10:15 PM

California Man Sentenced for Running $6 Million Job Scam

Stevan P. Todorovic, of Santa Ynez, California, who falsely promised bartending and "mystery shopper" jobs to people around the country, was sentenced to six years in prison in connection with the ...

California Man Sentenced for Running $6 Million Job Scam

Stevan P. Todorovic, of Santa Ynez, California, who falsely promised bartending and "mystery shopper" jobs to people around the country, was sentenced to six years in prison in connection with the scheme that took more than $6 million from thousands of victims across the United States.

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Apr 05, 2011 04:00 PM

FBI Releases 2010 Bank Crime Statistics

The FBI released bank crime statistics for calendar year 2010, as well as for the fourth quarter of 2010. Between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010, there were 5,546 robberies, 74 burglaries, ...

FBI Releases 2010 Bank Crime Statistics

The FBI released bank crime statistics for calendar year 2010, as well as for the fourth quarter of 2010. Between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010, there were 5,546 robberies, 74 burglaries, eight larcenies, and 13 extortions of financial institutions reported to law enforcement.

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Apr 04, 2011 10:15 PM

Pennsylvania Doctor Pleads Guilty to Running Pill Mill, Multiple Other Charges

Christopher Vassalluzzo, D.O., of New Hope, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to operate an office that was, in fact, a pill mill that distributed millions of prescription ...

Pennsylvania Doctor Pleads Guilty to Running Pill Mill, Multiple Other Charges

Christopher Vassalluzzo, D.O., of New Hope, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to operate an office that was, in fact, a pill mill that distributed millions of prescription controlled substance diet drugs outside a professional practice. Vassalluzzo also pled guilty to mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud, structuring, aggravated structuring, conspiracy to commit tax evasion, and tax evasion.

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