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November 2011

November 30, 2011

District Man Sentenced to More Than 40 Years in Prison For Child Sexual Abuse - Victim Came Forward Several Years After Abuse

District Man Sentenced to More Than 24 Years in Prison For Series of Attacks Against Taxicab Drivers - Defendant Targeted Drivers From Virginia and Maryland

Pennsylvania Man Convicted of Traveling to District of Columbia To Have Sex With Under-Aged Child

November 29, 2011

District Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison For Carjacking in Southeast Washington - Later Crashed Car While Fleeing Police, Injuring Two People

District Man Sentenced to 18-Year Prison Term In November 2010 Slaying in Southeast Washington - Defendant Chased Victim, Firing a Semiautomatic Pistol

U.S. Attorney's Office in District of Columbia Collects More Than $500 Million In Financial Recoveries During Fiscal 2011 - Office Has Collected More Than $1.5 Billion Over Past Two Years -

November 28, 2011

District Man Convicted of Aggravated Assault, Other Charges In Shotgun Attack Against Woman - Violence Occurred in Defendant's Home -

District Man Convicted in the 1999 Killing of His Estranged Wife, Following a Renewed Investigation of the Crime - Murder Followed Series of Violent Incidents -

November 22, 2011

Second Maryland Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison In Check-Kiting Scheme That Cheated Banks Out of $188,000 - Co-Defendant Was Sentenced Last Week

November 21, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison For Shooting a Man And Conspiring to Cover Up The Crime - Co-Defendant Sentenced to Six Years For Joining in the Cover-up

November 19, 2011

District Man Convicted of Assault in Daytime Attack Last Summer in Northwest Washington - Defendant Punched Victim in Struggle Over Her Purse

November 18, 2011

District Teenager Pleads Guilty to Murder Charge In Killing of Another Teenager - Slaying Took Place Last Month Near Recreation Center

Two Men Sentenced to Prison Terms for Armed Robberies, Including One in Which Victim Was Shot - Attacks Took Place in Spring of 2011

Woman Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison For Stealing More Than $250,000 From Vulnerable Adult Who Relied Upon Her - Defendant Took Control of Victim's Money, Spent it on Vacations, Other Expenses

November 17, 2011

Maryland Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison In Check-Kiting Scheme - He and Others Cheated Banks Out of More Than $188,000

Maryland Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison For Acting as an Accessory in September 2008 Bank Robbery - Defendant Served as Getaway Driver

District Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison For Obstruction of Justice, Other Charges In Sexual Assault Against His Ex-Girlfriend - Defendant Called Victim From Jail in Hopes of Keeping Her Away From Court

November 15, 2011

Former Managing Director of PPG Paints Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Export High-Performance Coatings to Nuclear Reactor in Pakistan

November 14, 2011

District Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison For Burglaries of Businesses, Non-Profits - Defendant Stole Laptops In Series of Break-ins

Two Men Found Guilty of Shootings During an Armed Burglary In Southeast Washington Last Thanksgiving Eve - Attack Wounded a Man, Terrorized His Family

November 10, 2011

Three Men Convicted in Conspiracy to Obstruct Justice, Retaliate Against Witnesses, and Kill a Witness, and Related Acts of Violence - Violence Included Shootings of Bystanders

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Negligent Homicide and Other Charges In Traffic Fatality on the Key Bridge - Impaired Driver Struck Victim, Who Was Pushing Stalled Moped, Then Fled

District Man Pleads Guilty to December 2010 Murder Of Southwest Washington Woman - Defendant Staged the Scene to Make it Look Like the Victim Was Killed by a Burglar -

District Man Convicted of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon and Other Charges in Attack of Unarmed Store Security Officer - Defendant Beat and Stabbed the Victim Several Times -

Former Loan Processor Sentenced to Nine-Month Prison Term And Ordered to Pay $2.3 Million in Restitution For Mortgage Fraud - Scam Targeted Homes for Quick Resale at Fraudulently Inflated Prices -

District Man Sentenced to 13-Year Prison Term In July 2008 Slaying in Northeast Washington - Victim Was Shot With an Assault Rifle -

November 9, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison For Sexually Abusing Three Children Under the Age of 12 - Victims Were Related to a Former Girlfriend -

Former Employee Sentenced To More Than Eight Years in Prison For Embezzling More Than $850,000 From Church - He Used Church Money to Buy Cars, Diamond Ring, Sports Tickets and Other Luxuries -

District Man Sentenced to 39 Months in Prison For Sexually Abusing Teenage Girl

Internet Communications Firm Owners Sentenced to Prison Terms For Employment Tax Fraud and Failure to Pay Tax

November 8, 2011

Former Senior Executive For U.S. Postal Service Sentenced To Two Years in Prison for Bribery - Defendant Offered Contracts in Return For Money, Took $15,000 -

November 7, 2011

Jury Convicts District Man of Series of Armed Robberies Targeting Taxicab Drivers - Defendant Had Drivers Take Him to Secluded Areas, Where He Robbed Them -

November 4, 2011

District Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing 14-Year-Old Girl

District Man Sentenced to 10 1/2 Years in Prison -For Sexually Abusing 15-Year-Old Girl-

Former New York Lawyer Sentenced For Making a False Statement In Connection With Securities Fraud Investigation

District Man Pleads Guilty to Series of Arsons In Densely Populated City Neighborhoods Several Firefighters Were Hurt in One of the Blazes; Fires Caused Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Damages

November 3, 2011

Five Alleged MS-13 Leaders Indicted on Racketeering Charges, Accused of Ordering and Carrying Out Murders and Other Attacks -Two Defendants Allegedly Ran Operations From Prisons in El Salvador; 16 Defendants Now Facing Charges in Case-

November 2, 2011

Two Men Indicted in Kidnapping, Murder, and Dismemberment of 18-Year-Old Latisha Frazier - If Convicted, Men Could Face Life Prison Terms With No Possibility of Release -

District Man Convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter, Other Charges In 2010 Slaying in Southeast Washington - Shooting Followed a Confrontation in a Parking Lot -

Former Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty in $1.3 Million Embezzlement - Victim Was Small Landscaping Company -

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