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December 2014

December 30, 2014

Two Serra Nissan Managers Charged in Loan Fraud Conspiracy

December 29, 2014

U.S. Attorney Charges Hoover Man for Ponzi Scheme that Bilked Millions from Investors

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Huntsville Police Officer on Bribery Charges

December 22, 2014

Former Winston County Deputy Pleads Guilty to Extorting Manufacture of Methamphetamine

November 2014

November 25, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Madison County Man for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography

November 19, 2014

North Alabama U.S. Attorney's Office Collects $7.5 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2014

November 17, 2014

Etowah County Man Pleads Guilty to Producing, Possessing Child Pornography

November 13, 2014

Ohatchee Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Child Exploitation

November 10, 2014

Federal Prosecutors Charge Former Winston County Deputy with Extorting Manufacture of Methamphetamine

October 2014

October 30, 2014

Huntsville Insurance Broker Indicted for Defrauding Customers

$555,587 Fraudulent Tax Refund Brings Federal Indictment for Madison Woman

Farmer Indicted for Falsifying Harvest Loads at Farmers Cooperative

October 28, 2014

Former Fugitive Heroin Dealer Sentenced to Nearly Five Years in Prison

October 28, 2014

Federal Election Officer Available on Election Day to Field Complaints of Election Fraud and Voting Rights Abuses

October 22, 2014

Postal Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing Prescription Painkillers from Mail and Burglarizing Post Office

Florence Couple Sentenced to Hundreds of Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Large-Scale Birmingham Cocaine Dealer Gets 23-Year Federal Prison Sentence

October 16, 2014

Morgan County Man Sentenced to 6.5 years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

October 14, 2014

Decatur Among Pilot Sites for DOJ-Funded Intensive Probation Supervision Program

Jefferson County Receives DOJ Funding to Establish Alabama’s First Day Reporting Center

Three Convicted of Conspiracy to Defraud Gulf Oil Spill Fund

October 6, 2014

UA Law School Students Work With Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles and U.S. Attorney to Assist Ex-Offenders

October 3, 2014

Former Jeweler Faces Federal Money Laundering Charges for Pawning Diamonds Falsely Reported Stolen in 2004

October 1, 2014

Two Serra Nissan Managers and Three Salesmen Charged in Loan Fraud Conspiracy


September 2014

September 30, 2014

U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance Addresses Alabama Prison Reform Taskforce

September 26,2014

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two Men in Separate Child Exploitation Cases

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Former Auto Parts Factory Manager Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Stealing and Selling Parts

Federal Judge Sentences Tax Preparer to Seven Months in Prison for Filing False Returns

U.S. Attorney Urges Awareness of Threats of Violence in the Workplace

September 19, 2014

DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 27
Ridding Home of Unused Drugs Discourages Abuse and Addiction

September 18, 2014

Federal Judge Resentences Birmingham Officer to a Year and a Day in Prison for Using Excessive Force

September 11, 2014

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening African-American Man And a Restaurant Manager

September 8, 2014

Tuscaloosa County Freight Broker Charged with Bribing Guard Officials to Get Transport Contracts

September 4, 2014

Second Serra Nissan Sales Manager Charged in Loan Fraud Conspiracy

September 2, 2014

Richard Joseph SalonSpa Owners Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud Conspiracy

August 2014

August 27, 2014

Cullman Mother and Son Face Fraud and Tax Charges in Scheme to Steal from East Alabama Health Center

Three Tennessee Men Indicted for Taking Civil War Artifacts from Tennessee River on TVA Land in Alabama

Two North Alabama Men Indicted in Separate Child Pornography Cases

August 26, 2014

Pipe Bomb Crafted from Vehicle Airbag Gets Birmingham Man 10 Years in Federal Prison

August 19, 2014

"Pills to Needles" Community Planning Meeting Draws Diverse Leadership
Work Begins for Community Plan to Fight Opiate Abuse and Addiction

August 7, 2014

Federal Judge Sentences Fort Payne Man to 30 years for Child Pornography

August 6, 2014

ATF Arrests Seven Talladega County Residents on Gun or Drug Charges


July 2014

July 30, 2014

Four Farmer's Co-op Employees Indicted for Falsifying Harvest Load Weights

Two Mexican Nationals Indicted for Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Pound of Cocaine Gets Birmingham Man 10-Year Federal Prison Sentence

July 29, 2014

Government Contractor in Huntsville Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for $14 Million Fraud Scheme

Tuscaloosa County Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Defrauding SBA and Financial Institutions

July 24, 2014

Former Serra Nissan Sales Manager Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

July 16, 2014

Alabama and Georgia Law Enforcement Officers Training to Deal with Domestic Extremists

Jasper Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Walker County Bank Robbery and Bomb Threats

July 10, 2014

Leader of Birmingham Heroin and Cocaine Drug Ring Sentenced to 22 Years

June 2014

June 30, 2014

U.S. Attorney Vance Takes Part in White House Recognition of 'Champions' of Re-entry Services

June 27, 2014

Former Attorney Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison for Bilking Investors of $2.8 million

June 27, 2014

South Carolina National Guard Official Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Award Freight Contracts to Alabama Companies

June 26, 2014

Postal Clerk Indicted for Stealing Prescription Painkillers from Mail and Burglarizing Post Office

June 26, 2014

Florence Couple Plead Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

June 26, 2014

Ball Cap Bandit Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Eleven Bank Robberies

June 19, 2014

Seven People Indicted in Overlapping Identity Theft and Illegal Gun-Buying Schemes Appear in Federal Court

June 10, 2014

Birmingham Heroin Summit

June 2, 2014

Fairfield Man Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison on Drug and Gun Charges

May 2014

May 29, 2014

Seventh Adams Produce Official Charged with Fraud

May 27, 2014

Clay County Jail Administrator Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Violating Inmates' Civil Rights

Birmingham Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Selling Heroin that Caused a Death

May 22, 2014

Statement from U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance on DOJ Policy Calling for Electronic Recording of Individuals in Federal Custody

May 19, 2014

Media Advisory - Pills to Needles: The Pathway to Rising Heroin Deaths

May 16, 2014

Career Criminal Gets Nearly 47 Years in Prison for Armed Bank Robbery

May 15, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Vacates Probationary Sentence for Officer's Excessive Force; Returns to District Court for Resentencing

May 8, 2014

Richard Joseph SalonSpa Owners Agree to Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy

May 2, 2014

Florence Couple Indicted for Producing Child Pornography

May 1,2014

Quinton Man Indicted for Threatening African-American Man and Another Person at Restaurant

April 2014

April 30, 2014

Fugitive Charged with Selling Heroin that Caused a Death in Custody

Five Indicted for Conspiracy to Defraud Gulf Oil Spill Fund

Five Men Indicted for Producing and Distributing Counterfeit Government Identification Documents

April 23, 2014

Amedisys Home Health Companies Agree to Pay U.S. $150 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

April 14, 2014

Federal Judge Sentences Talladega County Man to Six Years in Prison for Attempting to Hire KKK to Kill Neighbor

April 10, 2014

Six Arrested in Drug Raid Involving Correctional Facilities

April 9, 2014

Sisters Arrested on Federal Tax Fraud Charges

April 3, 2014

Lee County Man Sentenced to More than Eight Years in Prison for Five North Alabama Robberies


March 2014

March 31, 2014

Talladega Scrap Yard Owner Forfeits $1.3 Million for Financial Structuring

March 26, 2014

Trussville Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Tax Scheme

Former JCCEO Executive Director Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Stealing from Non-profit Community Agency

Mobile Man Sentenced to Nearly Four Years in Prison for Conning $260,000 from Three Women

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Man Who Flew into Birmingham Airport and Attempted to Fly Out Under Assumed Names

March 24, 2014

Endoscopy Center Agrees to Ensure Necessary Aid to Visually Impaired Patients

March 18, 2014

American Family Care Inc. To Pay $1.2 Million To Settle Allegations Of Inflated Medicare Claims

Former State Inmate Gets 5 ½ Years in Federal Prison for Leading IRS Tax Fraud from Inside State Prison

March 13, 2014

Hospice Operator Agrees to Pay $3.92 Million To Settle False Claims Lawsuit

March 12, 2014

Birmingham Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Manufacturing and Selling Synthetic Marijuana

March 11, 2014

Former Childersburg City Councilwoman Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Bank Fraud and Money Laundering

March 5, 2014

Birmingham Man Convicted of Cocaine Trafficking


February 2014

February 21, 2014

Birmingham Man Gets 12 1/2 Years in Prison for Selling Heroin

Clay County Jail Administrator Pleads Guilty to Violating Inmates' Civil Rights

February 19, 2014

Former Attorney Pleads Guilty to Securities and Bank Fraud

February 5, 2014

Former Claims Representative for the Social Security Administration Indicted for Stealing Personal Identifying Information and Money from Agency

January 2014

January 27, 2014

Colbert County Sheriff's Capt. Timothy Vanderford Receives Federal Law Enforcement Award

January 15, 2014

Sylacauga Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding TVA with Inflated Invoices

January 9, 2014

U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects $14.5 Million in Civil Actions, Criminal Actions & Forfeitures in FY 2013

Birmingham Man Sentenced to Nearly Three Years in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Tax Scheme

Updated March 18, 2015