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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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Apr 19, 2011 09:25 PM

Idaho Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Non-Profit Entity

Bobbi A. George, of Middleton, Idaho, was sentenced for wire fraud as a result of her and her mother's involvement in the misappropriation of $177,000 from Port of Hope, a non-profit entity that ...

Idaho Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Non-Profit Entity

Bobbi A. George, of Middleton, Idaho, was sentenced for wire fraud as a result of her and her mother’s involvement in the misappropriation of $177,000 from Port of Hope, a non-profit entity that operates drug and alcohol treatment centers throughout Idaho.

Apr 18, 2011 10:10 PM

Executive Guilty in $9 Million Kickback and Bribery Scheme Involving Naval Funds

Anjan Dutta-Gupta, the founder and president of a technology services company with offices in Rhode Island and Georgia, agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence to bribery of a ...

Executive Guilty in $9 Million Kickback and Bribery Scheme Involving Naval Funds

Anjan Dutta-Gupta, the founder and president of a technology services company with offices in Rhode Island and Georgia, agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence to bribery of a public official in connection with an alleged kickback scheme of more than $9 million of naval funds.

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Apr 18, 2011 09:55 PM

Florida Man Sentenced in South Dakota in Connection with Faking Death for Insurance Money

Vij Misir, of Florida, was sentenced in Sioux Fallas, South Dakota to 36 months in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud. His ex-wife and co-defendant, Rajmatee Kapadia, pled guilty to the same ...

Florida Man Sentenced in South Dakota in Connection with Faking Death for Insurance Money

Vij Misir, of Florida, was sentenced in Sioux Fallas, South Dakota to 36 months in prison for conspiracy to commit mail fraud. His ex-wife and co-defendant, Rajmatee Kapadia, pled guilty to the same charge. The couple had been having serious financial problems and devised a scheme in which they faked Misir's death during a family trip to Malaysia in order to make claims on three separate life insurance policies totaling $7 million in coverage.

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Apr 18, 2011 09:40 PM

Man Charged in Human Trafficking Investigation Sentenced in Texas

Wilson Sauzo, the last of four defendants charged and convicted as a result of a human trafficking investigation at a Houston area bar, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for drug ...

Man Charged in Human Trafficking Investigation Sentenced in Texas

Wilson Sauzo, the last of four defendants charged and convicted as a result of a human trafficking investigation at a Houston area bar, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for drug trafficking.

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Apr 15, 2011 11:00 PM

Counterterrorism Chief Discusses Evolving Threat

Mark Giuliano, assistant director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division, spoke yesterday at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the challenges we face in understanding and getting in ...

Counterterrorism Chief Discusses Evolving Threat

Mark Giuliano, assistant director of the FBI's Counterterrorism Division, spoke yesterday at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy about the challenges we face in understanding and getting in front of the terrorism threat. He describes four dynamic terrorism threats.

"I do not think this nation has ever faced a more fluid, more dynamic, or more complex terrorism threat," he said. "We are seeing an increase in the sources of terrorism, a wider array of terrorism targets, a greater cooperation among terrorist groups, and an evolution in terrorist tactics and communication methodology."

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