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December 2013

December 24, 2013

Federal Court Shuts Down Montgomery-Area Tax Prepaper

December 9, 2013

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty for his Role in Racially Motivated Cross Burning

December 5, 2013

Three Plead Guilty to Making Illegal Identification Documents

December 3, 2013

Bank Employee Pleads Guilty

Alabama Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

December 2, 2013

Two Men Sentenced for $39 Million Fraud

Former KKK Leader Indicted for Cross Burning; Second KKK Member Indicted for Perjury

November 2013

November 25, 2013

Two Experienced U.S. Attorney's Office Employees to Retire

Macon County Sheriff’s Investigator Indicted for Unlawfully Detaining and Assaulting Handcuffed Man at County Jail

Former Postal Employee Sentenced

November 14, 2013

Alabama Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Identity Theft and Tax Refund Scheme

November 5, 2013

Alabama Husband and Wife use an Identity Theft Scheme used to Fund Their Gambling Activities

Debt Collection Employee and Son-in-Law Sent to Prison for Identity Theft Tax Scheme

November 4, 2013

Debt Collection Employee and Son-in-Law Sent to Prison for Identity Theft Tax Scheme

November 4, 2013

Former Corrections Officers Sentenced for Federal Civil Rights Offenses and Obstruction of Justice for Beating Death of an Inmate at Ventress Correctional Facility in Alabama

November 1, 2013

Former U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Montgomery Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Related State Income Tax Fraud

October 2013

October 31, 2013

US Government Intervenes in False Claims Lawsuit Against United States Investigations Services for Failing to Perform Required Quality Reviews of Background Investigations

October 28, 2013

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to His Involvement in an Identity Theft Scheme Using Stolen Prisoner Names

October 22, 2013

Prescription Drug Take-Back to be Held Saturday, October 26, 2013

September 2013

September 23, 2013

Montgomery Man Sentenced for Club Shooting

September 17, 2013

Alabama Man Indicted for Mutli-Year Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy

September 11, 2013

Assistant U.S. Attorney from the Middle District of Alabama Receives Attorney General’s Award

September 7, 2013

Montgomery Man Pleads Guilty to Cashing Fraudlent Tax Refund Checks

September 4, 2013

Montgomery Woman Sentenced to Jail for Role in Identity Theft Tax Scheme

September 3, 2013

Two Arrested in the River Region for Stealing Credit and Debit Card Numbers from Restaurant Patrons

August 2013

August 26, 2013

High Stakes Dog Fighters and Gamblers Arrested 367 Fighting Pit Bulls Seized

August 23, 2013

Media Advisory

August 22, 2013

Convicted Sex Offender from Tallapoosa County Sentenced to Thirty Months in Federal Prison and Five Years of Supervision for Failing to Register

August 15, 2013

Alabama State Employee Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

August 14, 2013

Alabama Defendant Who Received Fraudulent Federal Refunds Into His Bank Account Receives Two Years in Federal Prison

August 7, 2013

Phenix City Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking and Weapons Possession

August 2, 2013

Dothan Man Sentenced to 90 Months for Securities Fraud Scheme

July 2013

July 31, 2013

Self-Proclaimed Leader of Sovereign Citizen Group Sentenced to Federal Prison for Promoting Tax Fraud Scheme

July 11, 2013

Wetumpka Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

July 8, 2013

Former Alabama Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty in a Criminal Civil Rights Investigation of the Beating Death of an Inmate

July 5, 2013

U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier Convicted for Involvement with Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy

July 3, 2013

Debt Collection Employee and Son-In-Law Convicted of Sophisticated Identity Theft Scheme

June 2013

June 26, 2013

Former Corrections Officer Convicted of Federal Civil Rights Offenses and Obstruction of Justice for Beating Death of an Inmate at Ventress Correctional Facility

June 10, 2013

10 People from the River Region Receive Large Sentences for their Part in a Drug Trafficking Organization

June 5, 2013

Postal Shooter Pleads Guilty to Using a Gun to Attempt to Assault Two Postal Employees

Houston, Texas Area Men Convicted in $68 Million Fraud

May 2013

May 30, 2013

Alabama Employee Pleads Guilty to Providing Names for a Million Dollar Identity Theft Scheme

May 22, 2013

Montgomery Woman Pleads Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Identity Fraud – Tax Refund Scam

May 17, 2013

Alabama Women Receives Four Years in Prison in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Man Pleads Guilty for Involvement in a Large Scale Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

May 14, 2013

Elmore County Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

May 10, 2013

Prattville Man Defrauds Air Force

May 08, 2013

Alabama Man Indicted for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

State of Alabama Employee Pleads Guilty to Providing Names in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Internet Installer Who Hijacked Customer’s Internet to Steal People’s Identities in Order to File False Taxes Gets 30 Months in Prison

April 2013

April 26, 2013

Alabama Women Indicted for Cashing Fraudulently Obtained Tax Refund Checks

Alabama Resident Indicted in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

April 26, 2013

Alabama Man Indicted for Multi-Million Dollar Scheme to Useprisoner Identities to Obtain False Tax Refunds

Alabama Residents Indicted for Tax Refund Fraud

April 24, 2013

Alabama Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Prescription Drug Take-Back to be Held Saturday, April 27, 2013

Assistant U.S. Attorney Donald Valeska Receives Award for Service to Victims during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 22, 2013

Dothan Man Convicted in Securities Fraud Scheme

Media Advisory

April 19, 2013

Convicted Sex Offender from Chilton County Sentenced to Thirty-Seven Months in Federal Prison and Ten Years of Supervision for Failing to Register

Montgomery Man Sentenced in Bank Robbery Case

April 9, 2013

Justice Department Settles Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Lawsuit Against the City of Millbrook, Alabama

April 2, 2013

15 People Arrested in Drug Raid

March 2013

March 29, 2013

Three Sentenced in Alabama Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy

March 27, 2013

Inmate Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns While in Alabama Federal Prison

March 25, 2013

Self-Proclaimed “President” of Sovereign Citizen Nation Convicted of Federal Tax Crimes

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to Thirty Months in Federal Prison for Failing to Register

March 21, 2013

Monroeville Man Sentenced in Aggravated Assault Case

March 14, 2013

Phenix City Man Guilty of Drug Trafficking

Owner of Tax Preparation Business Sentenced to Federal Prison

March 13, 2013

Home Health Care Company Techota, LLC, to Pay United States $150,000 to Resolve False Claims Allegations

March 8, 2013

Autauga County Man Sentenced to 60 Months for $6.2 Million Theft

March 7, 2013

Montgomery Man Arrested for Bomb Threats

Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

February 2013

February 22, 2013

Six Convicted in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

February 8, 2013

Alabama Woman Gets 12 Years in Prison for Running Sophisticated Million Dollar Identity Theft Tax Scheme

Opelika Man is Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Making Child Pornography

February 7, 2013

Convicted Sex Offender from Montgomery County Sentenced to Twenty-Five Months in Federal Prison for Second Federal Failure to Register Conviction

Montgomery Woman is Sentenced to 65 Months for Stealing Identities for Tax Refunds

February 5, 2013

Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Family Members Sentenced in $1.9 Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

January 2013

January 30, 2013

Media Advisory
The press conference has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 31, at 1:30 p.m.

January 29, 2013

Montgomery Woman Indicted for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Montgomery Woman Indicted for Million Dollar Identity Theft Scheme

Media Advisory
A press conference will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at 1:00 p.m.

State of Alabama Employee Indicted for Providing Stolen Identies to a Million Dollar Identity Theft Scheme

January 24, 2013

Nine Elmore County Residents and One Montgomery County Resident Arrested in Early Morning Drug Raid

January 23, 2013

Child Predator is Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for His Massive Online Sextortion Scheme

Man Sentenced to Forty Months in Federal Prison for Bank Robbery and Attempted Bank Robbery of Two Banks in Coffee County

January 22, 2013

Second Fort Deposit, Ala., Officer Sentenced to 37 Months for Federal Civil Rights Violations in Connection with Thefts on Highway

January 18, 2013

Alabama Residents Indicted on Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy

January 16, 2013

Three Are Sentenced After Being Convicted of Carjacking and Kidnapping Three Children, Ages 2 ½, 1 ½ And 2 Months

January 11, 2013

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

January 7, 2013

Georgia Woman Indicted for Stealing Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds

January 4, 2013

Montgomery Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

January 3, 2013

Wetumpka Woman Indicted for Stealing Over $750,000 from Medicaid

Bonner Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Using Debit Cards to Steal Income Tax Refunds

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