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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.

Press release | Full annual report | Fourth quarter report

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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Apr 04, 2011 09:25 PM

Former Employee of Non-Profit Indicted in Massachusetts for Role in Kickback Scheme

Charles Feeney, of North Billerica, Massachusetts, the former facilities director of a non-profit organization that provides support services to developmentally disabled adults, was arraigned for ...

Former Employee of Non-Profit Indicted in Massachusetts for Role in Kickback Scheme

Charles Feeney, of North Billerica, Massachusetts, the former facilities director of a non-profit organization that provides support services to developmentally disabled adults, was arraigned for soliciting, demanding, and accepting kickbacks in connection with the renovation of a building that now serves, in part, as a day facility for disabled adults.

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Apr 01, 2011 09:10 PM

Maryland Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Oladayo Oladokun, of Lanham, Maryland, was sentenced in Washington, D.C. to two years in prison for carrying out a scheme in which he took over financial accounts belonging to about 25 victims. In ...

Maryland Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Oladayo Oladokun, of Lanham, Maryland, was sentenced in Washington, D.C. to two years in prison for carrying out a scheme in which he took over financial accounts belonging to about 25 victims. In total, more than 40 financial accounts were taken over, fraudulently used, possessed, or opened without the victims’ authorization, causing more than $300,000 in losses.

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Apr 01, 2011 08:45 PM

Alabama Business Development Consortium Director Charged in $7 Million Fraud Scheme

Maurice William Campbell, Jr., of Rainbow City, Alabama, the former state director of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium, was indicted on fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy ...

Alabama Business Development Consortium Director Charged in $7 Million Fraud Scheme

Maurice William Campbell, Jr., of Rainbow City, Alabama, the former state director of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium, was indicted on fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy charges in connection with allegedly using his position to fraudulently obtain more than $7 million from the state of Alabama.

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Mar 31, 2011 10:15 PM

Former TBW Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Billion Fraud Scheme

Sean W. Ragland, a former senior financial analyst at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud in connection with his role in a scheme that defrauded ...

Former TBW Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Billion Fraud Scheme 

Sean W. Ragland, a former senior financial analyst at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud in connection with his role in a scheme that defrauded approximately $1.5 billion from financial investors in TBW’s mortgage lending facility, Ocala Funding.

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