United States Department of Justice

Criminal Division Press Releases for November 2006

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Anchorage Man Indicted on Sex Trafficking and Narcotics-Related Charges (06-853)

An Anchorage, Alaska, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of allegedly forcing underage and adult women to have sex with men in exchange for money, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Nelson P. Cohen for the District of Alaska announced today. (Read more)

Four Former Executives Convicted in Connection with Fraud at Enterasys Networks, Inc. (06-851)

A federal jury in Concord, New Hampshire has convicted four former senior executives of Enterasys Networks, Inc. on charges arising out of accounting fraud at the computer network products company formerly based in Rochester, N.H., Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher and Acting U.S. Attorney Joseph N. Laplante for the District of New Hampshire announced today. (Read more)

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Former Alcatel CIT Executive Is Indicted for Alleged Bribes to Costa Rican Officials t Obtain Mobile Telephone Contract

A federal grand jury in Miami has indicted a former Alcatel CIT executive on charges related to making corrupt payments to Costa Rican officials in order to obtain a mobile telephone contract from the state-owned telecommunications authority, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Department of Justice announced today. (Read more)

Friday, December 15, 2006

Attorney General Gonzales Announces Appointment of Lee Lofthus as Assistant Attorney General for Administration (06-844)

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced the appointment of Lee Lofthus as Assistant Attorney General for Administration. (Read more)

Leaders Of Nationwide Illegal Alien Employee-Leasing Conspiracy Sentenced (06-843)

The two leaders of a six-person nationwide employee-leasing conspiracy that exploited hundreds of illegal aliens throughout the United States have been sentenced to terms in prison, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division and R. Alexander Acosta, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, announced today. (Read more)

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Utah Man Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Bringing Down Wireless Internet Services (06-837)

A man skilled in the operation of commercial wireless Internet networks was sentenced today for intentionally bringing down wireless Internet services across the region of Vernal, Utah, the Justice Department announced today.  (Read more)

Friday, December 8, 2006

Alaska State Representative Thomas T. Anderson Indicted on Charges of Extortion, Conspiracy, Bribery and Money Laundering (06-819)

A federal grand jury in Anchorage, Alaska, has indicted Thomas T. Anderson, a current elected member of the Alaska State House of Representatives, on charges of extortion, conspiracy, bribery, and money laundering, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division announced today. (Read more)

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Roy Belfast Jr. aka Chuckie Taylor Indicted on Torture Charges (06-813)

A federal Grand Jury in Miami charged Roy Belfast Jr. with various crimes related to the alleged 2002 torture of a person in Liberia, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta of the Southern District of Florida, Assistant Secretary Julie L. Myers for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Assistant Director Joseph Billy Jr. for the Counterterrorism Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced today.  (Read more)

Friday, December 1, 2006

Former Tamimi Global Executive Sentenced In Kickback Scheme For Military Subcontracts In Kuwait

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – The former Director of Operations in Kuwait and Iraq for Tamimi Global Company, a Saudi Arabian company, Mohammad Shabbir Khan, was sentenced today to a term of 51 months in prison for having paid kickbacks to a Kellogg, Brown & Root Services, Inc. (KBR) employee to secure two military dining subcontracts valued at $21.8 million.  (Read more)

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