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October 2011

October 31, 2011

Man Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison For 11 Bank Robberies and One Attempted Bank Robbery - Admitted Taking Part in 16-Month Robbery Spree -

Former Employee Sentenced to Five-Year Prison Term For Burglaries at the Veterans Administration Hospital – Defendant Admits Committing Series of Burglaries at the Facility -

October 28, 2011

Convicted Burglar Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Invading Two Homes, Sexually Assaulting Women Who Had Been Sleeping - Defendant Was Linked to the Crimes by DNA Evidence -

Sister and Brother Are Sentenced to Decades in Prison For 2009 Murder and Robbery of Store Owner -Defendants Later Burned Gloves, Other Evidence-

October 27, 2011

Florida Broker-Dealer Sentenced to 105 Months in Prison For Defrauding Customers - Used Customer Accounts in $3.8 Million Investment Scheme That Targeted Senior Citizens -

District Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison For the Killing of His Teenage Daughter - He Left Her Body in a Trash Can, Tried to Cover Up the Crime -

Six Men Plead Guilty to Federal Drug Charges, Admit Conspiring To Distribute Methamphetamine In Washington Area - Ring Claimed Ties to Mexican Drug Cartel -

October 25, 2011

District Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Murder For Killing His Wife in Front of Their Children - Stabbed the Victim in Broad Daylight in Northeast Washington -

Administrator of VisionTech Components, LLC Sentenced To 38 Months in Prison For Her Role in Sales of Counterfeit Integrated Circuits Destined to U.S. Military and Other Industries - Counterfeit Devices Were Sold to U.S. Navy and Defense Contractors -

Public Relations Specialist Sentenced on Tax Charges, Ordered to Pay More Than $200,000 in Restitution - Michael Jackson's Former General Manager Didn't File Her Own Tax Returns -

Five Individuals Indicted in a Fraud Conspiracy Involving Exports To Iran of U.S. Components Later Found in Bombs in Iraq - Indictment Also Alleges Fraud Conspiracy Involving Illegal Exports of Military Antennas to Singapore and Hong Kong

October 24, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting His Teenage Daughter

District Man Found Guilty of Burglary and Robbery -Defendant Joined Masked Men in Breaking Into His Own Cousin's Apartment -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Assault and Weapons Charges In Stabbing of Acquaintance Outside the Victim's House - Defendant Admits to Stabbing the Victim in the Stomach, Back and Wrist -

October 21, 2011

Former Police Officer Sentenced to 15-Year Prison Term For Robbery Attempt That Ended In Murder - Officer Was On Duty In Marked Squad Car At Time of Attack -

Former District of Columbia Employee Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison For Sexually Accosting Teenage Girl - Defendant Was Supervising Victim, Others Assigned to Summer Jobs Program -

District Man Sentenced to 15-Year Prison Term For Operating Large-Scale Crack Cocaine and Marijuana Distribution Business From a Residence

Maryland Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison For Killing Another Man Outside a High School - Defendant Chased Victim, Firing At Least Four Gunshots -

October 20, 2011

Former District of Columbia Government Tax Examiner Pleads Guilty in Scam Involving More Than $400,000 in Refunds - Defendant Had Refunds Sent to Herself and Others -

October 19, 2011

Attorney General Holder Recognizes Chief of Appellate Division With Award for Outstanding Service - Roy W. McLeese III Honored at Ceremony Today -

October 18, 2011

District Man Sentenced to 5 1/2 Years in Prison For Obstructing Justice, Violating Protection Order - Tried to Shift Blame in Assault on the Mother of His Child -

October 17, 2011

Man Convicted of Stabbing Longtime Acquaintance in the Neck, Then Obstructing Justice to Cover Up His Act - Defendant Was Upset that Victim Wouldn't Loan Him Money -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Assault in Stabbing, And to Obstruction of Justice - Victim Was Stabbed in the Stomach, Left on the Ground, Bleeding from Wounds -

October 14, 2011

Former Bookkeeper Indicted on Federal Charges In $1.3 Million Embezzlement - Victim Was Small Landscaping Company -

Government Contractor Pleads Guilty to Providing False Information to Federal Agencies to Procure Contracts - A Second Government Contractor is Indicted for Similar Offenses In Cases Related to Arrests of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Employees -

Two Men Sentenced to 32-Year Prison Terms For Killing a Man Who Was Trapped in Traffic - April 2008 Slaying Sparked Other Violence -

District Man Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years in Prison For Daytime Robbery and Assault in Northwest Washington - Defendant Admitted Choking One Victim and Stealing $60 From Another -

Father Sentenced to Three Years in Prison For Involuntary Manslaughter In Death of His Seven-Week-Old Son - Defendant Gave Misleading Information to Medical Personnel -

District Man Pleads Guilty to Murder and Kidnapping In Killing of 18-Year-Old Latisha Frazier - Defendant Later Joined in Plot to Dispose of the Victim's Body -

October 12, 2011

Three District Men Sentenced to Prison Terms For Carrying Out Nighttime Home Invasion and Burglary - Entered Home While Victims, Including a Baby, Were Asleep -

Two District Men Convicted of First-Degree Murder While Armed In Triple Homicide in Trinidad Area of Northeast Washington - Defendants Fired at Least 38 Shots, Killing Three Unarmed Men Outside Gas Station -

October 11, 2011

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty in Carjacking At Children's National Medical Center - Defendant Drove Off With Victim's Four-Year-Old Child -

District Teenager Sentenced to Nearly Seven Years in Prison For Easter Monday Attack at the National Zoo - He Stabbed Victim in Two Attacks That Day -

October 7, 2011

Former District of Columbia High School Teacher Sentenced to Jail for Sexually Abusing Student - First Conviction Under New D.C Law -

Man Sentenced to More Than 82 Years in Prison For Shooting Two People at School, Carjacking Vehicles, and Shooting at Police - School's President Was Shot in the Face -

District Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison For Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Girl And Kidnaping Her Male Friend - Crimes Were Committed at Gunpoint -

New York Resident and His Company Plead Guilty To Conspiracy to Export Computer-Related Equipment to Iran

October 6, 2011

Accountant Sentenced to 44 Months in Prison For Mortgage Fraud, Conspiracy, Identity Theft And Obstructing a Grand Jury Investigation

Former Background Investigator for Federal Government Sentenced for Making a False Statement

Maryland Man Sentenced to Seven-Year Prison Term In Carjacking Of Wilson High School Teacher - Defendant Also Will Serve 10 Years in Prison for Related Charges in Maryland -

October 5, 2011

District of Columbia Woman Sentenced to 6 1/2 Years in Prison In Massive Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme - She and Others Stole Identifying Information, Obtained and Accessed Credit -

Maryland Sports Manager Sentenced to Three-Year Prison Term For Tax Evasion, Conspiracy to Commit Bank and Wire Fraud - Admitted to Evading More Than $1 Million in Taxes -

October 4, 2011

District Tax Preparer Pleads to Federal Charges In Conspiracy to Generate Millions in Fraudulent Refunds- Scheme Involved More than 3,000 Fraudulent Federal Income Tax Returns -

Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Employees and Two Others Indicted in $20 Million Bribery and Kickback Scheme Involving Government Contracts - Defendants Arrested Today as Authorities Seize Millions in Assets

Australian Man Pleads Guilty to Accepting Payment as Reward For Steering $15 Million in U.S.-Funded Contracts in Afghanistan - Defendant Accepted $10,000 and Sought $190,000 -

***MEDIA ADVISORY***
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, FBI AND OTHER INVESTIGATING AGENCIES TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE ON ARRESTS TODAY IN BRIBERY AND KICKBACK CASE INVOLVING MILLIONS IN FEDERAL CONTRACTS

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