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August 2012

August 31, 2012

Maryland Man Sentenced to Nine-Year Prison Term For 2005 Sexual Assault -DNA Later Linked Defendant To Crime -

District Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Felony Threats -Defendant Was Member of International "18th Street" Criminal Street Gang -

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

August 30, 2012

District Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery Charge -DNA Linked Him to Clothing Left at Scene -

Former U.S. Consulate Guard Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Communicate National Defense Information to China

August 29, 2012

Florida Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison For Wire Fraud in Massive Internet-Based Ponzi Scheme -Venture Raised More Than $120 Million From "Members" -

August 27, 2012

Convicted Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting Teenager - Defendant Attacked Victim While She Was Sleeping -

August 24, 2012

Two District Men Sentenced on Charges Stemming From 2010 Murder in Southeast Washington -Defendants Believed Victim Had Turned on Their Crew-

August 23, 2012

Man Arrested, Charged with Series of Car Loan Scams -Allegedly Posed as Car Dealer to Get Loans for Cars He Didn't Own-

District Man Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison For Felony Murder While Armed, Other Charges In Slayings of Two Men at Northeast Washington Store -Victims, a Father and Son, Were Shot in Robbery-

District Men Sentenced to Prison Terms For Carrying Out an Armed Home Invasion -Gunshot Fired During January 2010 Attack in Northwest Washington-

August 22, 2012

Virginia Man Indicted on Federal and Local Charges In Shooting of Security Officer at Family Research Council -Defendant Due in Court for Arraignment on Friday-

U.S. Government Joins False Claims Lawsuit Against the Gallup Group -Suit Alleges Polling Firm Overcharged Government on Contracts-

August 21, 2012

District Man Admits Making Bomb Threats Against Amtrak -Threats Caused Delays That Affected More Than 1,000 Rail Passengers-

District Man Sentenced to 51-Month Prison Term For Sexually Assaulting a Woman in 2008 -DNA Linked Defendant To Crime-

August 20, 2012

District Man Sentenced to 8 1/2 Years in Prison For Armed Robbery of Elderly Taxicab Driver -He and Two Others Beat the Victim In Southeast Washington-

August 17, 2012

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Acquaintance in Attack at Apartment

District Man Sentenced to Six and a Half-Year Prison Term For Sexually Assaulting Woman -Case Marks His Fourth Conviction for Sexual Assault-

Maryland Man Sentenced to Six Months in Prison For Criminal Copyright Infringement -He Operated a DVD-Burning Factory From His Residence And Distributed Pirated DVDs to Vendors at the D.C. Farmer's Market-

District Man Sentenced to Four-Year Prison Term For Threats, Weapons Charges in Workplace Violence Incident -Defendant Pointed Pistol at Co-Worker, Threatened to Shoot Her-

August 16, 2012

Former Employee Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison For Her Role in $900,000 Embezzlement Scheme Against XM Satellite Radio -She Conspired to Take Money Intended for Vendors-

August 15, 2012

New Zealand Fishing Company Found Guilty Of Environmental Crimes and Obstruction of Justice -Chief Engineer Also Found Guilty of Charges-

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of the U.S. Postal Service In Civil Suit Over Change in Postage Meter Regulations

August 14, 2012

Former Background Investigator For Federal Government Pleads Guilty to Making a False Statement

August 13, 2012

District Woman Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison For Social Security Fraud -Provided False Information and Stole Benefits Intended For Her Daughter-

August 10, 2012

Two District Men Sentenced to Significant Prison Terms in Armed Robbery, Felony Assault -Victim Was Threatened With Death if He Called Police-

District Man Sentenced to 18-Year Prison Term For 2010 Murder in Northwest Washington -Defendant Had Just Been Released From Prison at the Time of the Murder-

August 9, 2012

Former Employee Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison In $900,000 Embezzlement Scheme Against XM Satellite Radio -She Conspired to Take Money Intended for Vendors-

August 8, 2012

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Traveling Into the District of Columbia to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct -Defendant Also Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography-

August 7, 2012

District Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary and Firearms Charges In Two Attacks Against Senior Citizens -Defendant Posed as a Maintenance Man to Gain Entry Into Their Apartments-

U.S, Attorney Machen Says Recent Convictions Demonstrate Success of Anti-Violence Strategy -Community's Efforts Cited on National Night Out-

August 6, 2012

Owners of Medical Equipment Company Plead Guilty To Federal Charge of Health Care Fraud -Admit Filing False Claims to D.C. Medicaid-

August 3, 2012

District Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison For 2007 Murder at Northwest Washington Apartment Complex -Defendant Killed Unarmed Victim During a Dice Game-

August 1, 2012

District Man Found Guilty of Conspiracy, Armed Robbery and Obstruction of Justice Charges -He and Another Man Robbed Two Victims at Gunpoint in Northeast Washington-

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