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December 2012

December 21, 2012

Federal Inmate in Alabama Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Perpetrated While in Prison

December 20, 2012

Convicted Sex Offender from Covington County Sentenced to Eighteen Months in Federal Prison and Lifetime of Supervision for Failing to Register

December 19, 2012

Montgomery Accountant Sentenced to 38 Months’ Imprisonment for Embezzling $440,000 from Client

December 18, 2012

Elmore County Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

December 6, 2012

U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects $1,884,331.67 in Civil and Criminal Actions in Fiscal Year 2012

November 2012

November 28, 2012

Identity Theft Rampant in Montgomery

Man Indicted for Traveling to Tennessee to Have Sex with a Minor

Auburn Man Charged with Discharging Firearm During Federal Drug Trafficking Crime

November 20, 2012

Autauga County Man Pleads Guilty to $6.2 Million Theft

November 02, 2012

Dothan Man Sentenced to 200 Months for Drugs and Using the Phone to Facilitate a Murder for Hire

Owner of Tax Preparation Firm Operating in Alabama and Georgia Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Filing False Returns

November 01, 2012

Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to a Sophisticated Million Dollar Identity Theft Scheme

October 2012

October 22, 2012

Neither Voter Intimidation nor Election Fraud will be Tolerated

October 17, 2012

Man Pleads Guilty After Stealing Marriott Rewards Points

October 16, 2012

Opelika Man Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Pornography

October 9, 2012

Results Announced in National Distressed Homeowner Initiative

September 2012

September 27, 2012

AG Strange, U.S. Attorney Beck, DEA Special Agent Morris Promote Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this Saturday

September 27, 2012

Two Charged with Attempting to Buy 10 Kilograms of Cocaine

September 26, 2012

Media Advisory

September 24, 2012

Dothan Man Indicted in Securities Fraud Scheme

September 19, 2012

Alabama Defendants Sentenced in a Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

September 18, 2012

Self-Proclaimed “President” of Sovereign Citizen Group Indicted for Tax Crimes

September 14, 2012

Alabama Woman Sentenced to 64 Months in Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

September 12, 2012

State of Alabama Employee Pleads Guilty to Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

September 10, 2012

Justice Department Sues Owner of Alabama Mobile Home Park for Engaging in Race Discrimination

September 7, 2012

Coffee County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

August 2012

August 30, 2012

Auburn Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

August 29, 2012

Montgomery Accountant Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $440,000 from Client

Montgomery Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of an IRS Refund, Aggravated Identity Theft and Fraudulent Use of Debit Cards

Former Alabama Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Money and Property from Highway Motorists

Chambers County Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Manufacturing Methamphetamine

August 23, 2012

Prattville Man is Sentenced for Improperly Storing and Disposing of Hazardous Waste

August 23, 2012

Montgomery Man Pleads Guilty to Massive Online Sextortion Plot

August 21, 2012

Four Members of Montgomery Bloods Gang Sentenced to Over 2000 Months in Federal Prison

August 16, 2012

Seven Members of Cocaine Trafficking Ring Sentenced to a Combined Sentence of 772 Months in Federal Prison

Businesses, Agencies and Individuals Must Work to Prevent Identity Theft

August 7, 2012

Media Advisory

Covington County Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Register as a Convicted Sex Offender

August 3, 2012

Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman Re-Sentenced on Bribery, Conspiracy, Fraud and Obstruction of Justice Charges

July 2012

July 27, 2012

Alabama Return Preparers Sentenced to Jail for Tax Conspiracy

July 25, 2012

Convicted Sex Offender from Covington County Sentenced to Fifteen Months in Federal Prison and Ten Years of Supervision for Failing to Register

July 20, 2012

Three Plead Guilty to Carjacking and Kidnapping Three Children, Ages 2 ½, 1 ½ and 2 Months

July 12, 2012

Wetumpka Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges

Man from Texas Sentenced for Transfer of Obscene Material to Minors

June 2012

June 29, 2012

Witness in Identity Theft and Tax Trial Sentenced in Alabama to 15 Months in Prison for Perjury and Lying to a Federal Agent

June 27, 2012

Lee County Attorney Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

June 25, 2012

White House, Dept. of Justice Announce Law Enforcement Grants for Hiring of Veteran

June 22, 2012

Financial Fraud Month

Alabama Receives $5,863,546 from Justice Department to Help Crime Victims

June 20, 2012

Montgomery Woman Sentenced in Tax Fraud Case

Montgomery Man Convicted on Federal Drug Charges

June 15, 2012

Alabama Victims Compensation Commission Receives $840,000 from Justice Department to Help Crime Victims

Two Indicted in Montgomery, Alabama, on Bribery Charges

June 15, 2012

Former Fort Deposit, Ala., Police Officer Arrested on Civil Rights Related Charges for Stealing Money from Motorists and Obstructing Justice

Houston, Texas Area Men Charged in $68 Million Bank Fraud

June 13, 2012

Troy Woman Indicted for Stealing Over 800 Names, Social Security Numbers and Dates of Birth from Troy Hospital

June 8, 2012

Former Alabama Resident Sentenced to 53 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

May 2012

May 17, 2012

Alabama Courts and Law Enforcement Receive $348,813 from Justice Department to Combat Repeat Juvenile Offenders

May 17, 2012

Defendants in Alabama Plead Guilty in Two Separate Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Schemes

May 16, 2012

Alabama Sisters Sent to Prison for Their Roles in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

May 15, 2012

Alabama Pharmacist and Wife Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy

May 14, 2012

12 People from the River Region Arrested in Drug Trafficking Organization

May 8, 2012

Leaders of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Ring that Used Stolen Information of Medicaid Recipients Each Sentenced to Over 25 Years in Prison

Alabama Return Preparer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Tax Conspiracy Involving Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

May 4, 2012

Nine Alabama Family Members Indicted in Conspiracy to Obtain Tax Refunds Using Stolen Identities

Montgomery Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Identity Theft

April 2012

April 26, 2012

New Charges for Montgomery Man Accused of Massive Online Sextortion Plot

April 25, 2012

Mexican National Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Re-Entering the United States Again

April 12, 2012

Five Indicted in Alabama for Conspiracy to Obtain Tax Refunds Using Stolen Identities

April 11, 2012

Montgomery Bloods Convicted in Violent Crime Conspiracy

Alabama Tax Preparation Business Owner and Five Preparers Indicted for Tax Fraud Scheme

April 10, 2012

Georgiana Felon Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Illegal Ammunition Possession

April 5, 2012

Montgomery, Alabama, Woman Indicted for Using Stolen Identities and Debit Cards to Obtain Tax Refunds

Convicted Sex Offender From Lee County Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison and Twenty Years of Supervision for Failing to Register

Alabama Woman Indicted for Tax Fraud Suing Stolen Identities

April 4, 2012

Montgomery Man Accused of Online Sextortion Plot Jailed on Federal Child Pornography Charges

March 2012

March 29, 2012

Prattville Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

March 28, 2012

Media Advisory

Witness in Identity Theft and Tax Trial Convicted of Perjury and Lying to a Federal Agent

March 23, 2012

Lee County Attorney Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Scheme

March 16, 2012

Social Security Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Funds

March 12, 2012

Three Former Corrections Officers Charged with Federal Civil Rights Offenses for Role in Beating Death of an Inmate at Ventress Correctional Facility in Alabama

March 8, 2012

Justice Department Officials Raise Awareness of Disaster Fraud Hotline

February 2012

February 29, 2012

Former Postal Employee Indicted

February 28, 2012

Montgomery Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Cocaine

February 27, 2012

Justice Department Announces Lawsuit to Protect Rights of Military and Overseas Voters in Alabama

February 23, 2012

Lee County Resident Sentenced in Federal Court for Failure to Pay $63,000 in Child Support

February 17, 2012

Auburn Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charge

Montgomery Man Convicted on Federal Drug Charges

Lee County Woman Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Failing to Register as a Convicted Sex Offender

January 2012

January 25, 2012

Montgomery Woman Indicted for Stealing Identities from the Department of Human Resources

Media Advisory

January 24, 2012

Convicted Sex Offender Nets Nine Years in Federal Prison on Failure to Register, Child Pornography Charges

Owner of Alabama Tax Business Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme

Witness in Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Trial Indicted in Alabama for Perjury

Alabama Return Preparers Plead Guilty to Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme

January 23, 2012

Three Indicted in Alabama in Conspiracy to Obtain Tax Refunds Using Stolen Identities

Alabama Woman Indicted for Using Stolen Identites to Obtain Tax Refunds

State of Alabama Employee Indicted for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud

January 20, 2012

Man Sentenced to 105 Months on Federal Drug Charges

January 19, 2012

Former Deputy Chief of Fire Department Sentenced in Federla Court for Embezzling Funds

January 18, 2012

Prattville Man Pleads Guilty to $1,887,000 Bank Fraud

Longtime Montgomery Resident Sentenced to 108 Months in Federal Prison for Knowingly Distributing Child Pornography Over the Internet

January 17, 2012

Mexican National Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Re-Entering the United States Again

January 12, 2012

Montgomery Man Sententeced to 51 Months in Prison for Stealing $892,000 from Schools in 13 States

January 6, 2012

Two Former Russell County, AL Sheriff’s Office Deputies Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Handcuffed Man in Custody

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