United States Department of Justice

Criminal Division Press Releases for July 2006

Monday, July 17, 2006

Eleven Individuals and Four Corporations Indicted on Racketeering, Conspiracy and Fraud Charges (06-443)

WASHINGTON — A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Missouri has returned a 22-count indictment charging 11 individuals and four corporations on various charges of racketeering, conspiracy and fraud, the Department of Justice announced today. The indictment was returned on June 1, 2006, and unsealed today.  (Read more)

Friday, July 14, 2006

Virginia Man Sentenced To 150 Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges (06-438)

WASHINGTON — A Virginia man was sentenced today in federal court in Roanoke, Va., to 150 years in prison on multiple charges involving the sexual exploitation of minors and the operation of child pornography websites, (Read more)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Two Plead Guilty In $1.4 Million Virgin Islands Bribery Scandal (06-427)

WASHINGTON — Former Virgin Islands Fire Service employee Earl E. Brewley and Esmond J. Modeste, purported Project Manager of a fictitious company named Elite Technical Services (Elite), pleaded guilty today to engaging in an elaborate bribery and kickback scheme to defraud the U.S. Virgin Islands government of approximately $1.4 million in federal and local funds, (Read more)

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Houston Man Sentenced To 90 Months For Identity Theft (06-424)

WASHINGTON — Chad Hatten, 36, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced today to 90 months in prison, (Read more)

Pair Charged With Engaging In Child Prostitution Scheme (06-422)

WASHINGTON - A Chelsea, Mass., woman and an East Boston, Mass., man will appear in federal court in Massachusetts this week on charges of conspiring to engage in a child prostitution scheme, (Read more)

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