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FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending June 7, 2013

Washington, D.C. June 07, 2013
  • FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691
  1. Headquarters: Preliminary Annual Crime Statistics for 2012 Released

    The Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report is based on information the FBI gathered from 13,770 law enforcement agencies that submitted six to 12 comparable months of data for both 2011 and 2012. Full Story

  2. Dallas: Texas Woman Arrested for Mailing Threatening Communications

    Shannon Richardson is alleged to have mailed letters containing toxin ricin to President Barack Obama and Mark Glaze in Washington, D.C. and to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in New York City. Full Story

  3. Newark: Leader in $200 Million International Stolen Data Ring Charged as Part of Worldwide Takedown

    Vietnamese citizen Duy Hai Truong is alleged to have defrauded financial institutions as part of a massive scheme in which information relating to more than 1.1 million credit cards issued in the United States and Europe was stolen and resold. Full Story

  4. Pittsburgh: Couple Pleads Guilty in Computer Hacking Case

    In retaliation for being fired from a law firm, Alyson Cunningham and her husband, Jonathan, engaged in a scheme to hack into the firm’s server and install malware. Full Story

  5. Charlotte: Former State Representative Convicted for Theft from a Non-Profit and Money Laundering

    Stephen A. Laroque was found guilty on all 12 counts involving false statements to cover up a scheme and filing false tax returns. Full Story

  6. Philadelphia: Two Former Police Officers Indicted in Robbery Case

    Jonathan Garcia and Sydemy Joanis are alleged to have conspired to rob suspected drug dealers of the cash proceeds of their narcotics trafficking while on active duty. Full Story

  7. New Haven: New York Woman Pleads Guilty to Newtown Fundraising Fraud

    Nouel Alba used Facebook, e-mail, text messages, and telephone calls to falsely claim to be the aunt of a child killed in the shooting in order to solicit donations on the pretext that she was collecting for a “funeral fund.” Full Story

  8. Birmingham: Six People, State Inmate Charged in Tax Refund Scheme

    Shermaine German, charged as the leader of the conspiracy, was an inmate at Donaldson Correctional Facility when he allegedly obtained the names, birth dates, and Social Security numbers of other people, often fellow inmates, and used their information to create false income tax returns. Full Story

  9. Buffalo: Michigan ‘Doctor’ Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

    Fitzgerald Anthony Hudson never received his medical degree and was not licensed when he was employed at Jones Memorial Hospital and treated a 5-year-old child who subsequently died shortly after. Full Story

  10. Los Angeles: Sixteen Charged for Roles in Long Beach-Area Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

    Members and associates of the Mexican Mafia-affiliated Longos street gang were charged for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution network. Full Story