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November 2014

November 21, 2014

Neo-Nazi Sentenced For Sending Gruesome Threats To Florida Officials And Their Families

Eight Individuals Charged With Stealing Federal Benefits As Part Of Operation November Rain

Minnesota Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Traveling To Tampa To Engage In Sexual Activity With A Minor

November 20, 2014

Winter Haven Man Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison For The Attempted Sexual Enticement Of A Minor

Volusia County Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Being A Felon In Possession Of Firearms

November 19, 2014

U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects More Than $367 Million In Civil And Criminal Actions For U.S. Taxpayers In Fiscal Year 2014

November 18, 2014

U.S. Attorney Presents Equitable Sharing Funds To Law Enforcement Partners

Orlando Man Convicted Of Shining Laser  At Orange County Sheriff’s Office Helicopter

November 17, 2014

Green Cove Springs Convenience Store Owners Sentenced For Income Tax Refund Fraud

Previously Convicted Middleburg Sexual Predator Sentenced For Possession Of Child Pornography

November 14, 2014

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Transport A Child For Illegal Sexual Activity

Hardee County Man Sentenced To More Than 8 Years For Trafficking In Methamphetamine

Two Arrested In Illegal Kickbacks Case Involving Clinical Laboratory Testing

Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Military Equipment

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Possessing Child Pornography

November 13, 2014

Former Banker Sentenced To More Than Seven Years For Laundering Proceeds Of Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Idaho Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Receipt And Distribution Of Child Pornography

Seffner Man Sentenced To More Than 15 Years For Unlawfully Possessing A Firearm And Ammunition

November 12, 2014

St. Johns County Man Sentenced To 105 Years In Federal Prison

Two Brevard County Residents Plead Guilty To $18 Million Fraud Scheme

November 7, 2014

Department Of Defense Contractor Sentenced To Thirty Years For Production Of Child Pornography

November 5, 2014

Pinellas Man Sentenced To Forty Years’ Imprisonment For Attempted Use Of Weapon Of Mass Destruction

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Federal Prison For Credit Card Fraud

November 4, 2014

Orlando Man Convicted On Multiple Fraud And Theft Charges

Michigan Man Sentenced For Embezzling More Than $2.3 Million From Vineyards Development Corp. In Naples

Lake City Photographer Sentenced To Three Years For Possessing Child Pornography

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than Four Years For Tax Fraud

October 2014

October 31, 2014

Four Connected To “River Otter Preppers” Sentenced

Ocoee Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Pornography

Sanford Man Sentenced To More Than Six Years For Aiding And Abetting Commercial Robbery

Worship Minister Charged With Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

October 30, 2014

Clearwater Man Sentenced To Ninety Years For Production Of Child Pornography

Former Teacher Pleads Guilty To Producing And Distributing Child Pornography

Duval County Tax Preparer Sentenced To Prison For Preparing False Tax Returns

Apopka Man Pleads Guilty To Investment Fraud

October 29, 2014

North Florida Shipyards to Pay $1 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations

Three Arrested In California As Part Of Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering Investigation

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To Over 15 Years In Federal Prison For Unlawfully Possessing Firearms And Ammunition

November 2014 Elections

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

October 28, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Immokalee Man Guilty Of Theft Of Government Money And Aggravated Identity Theft

Former Naples CFO Sentenced To Five Years For Mail Fraud And Tax Evasion

October 27, 2014

Lecanto Ophthalmologist Pleads Guilty To Visa Fraud

Former President and Owner of Rehabilitation Clinic Pleaded Guilty in Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Final Individual In Jacksonville Cocaine Conspiracy And Money Laundering Case Sentenced To More Than 14 Years In Federal Prison

North Carolina Man Convicted In Fraud Scheme Involving International Precious Metals Investments

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Ten Years For Tax Fraud Scheme

Former American Airlines Pilot Sentenced To 21 Years For Child Pornography Offenses

October 23, 2014

Mastermind Of International Diamond Center Robbery Sentenced

October 22, 2014

Citrus County Man Arrested On Federal Firearms, Ammunition, And Explosives Charges

Air Force Staff Sergeant Sentenced To 11 Years For Child Enticement

Convicted Tampa Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Second Federal Charge Of Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Clermont Woman Sentenced For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

October 21, 2014

Former Pasco Teacher Pleads Guilty To Online Enticement Of A Minor

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Military Equipment

October 17, 2014

Two Florida Men Indicted In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Jacksonville Man Arrested And Charged With Advertising For Child Pornography

October 16, 2014

Daytona Man Convicted Of Federal Drug Offense

October 14, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Tarpon Springs Woman Guilty Of Tax Evasion

Bioscan Principal Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

October 10, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Port Charlotte Man Guilty In Sexual Exploitation Case

October 9, 2014

Lakeland Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Unlawfully Possessing A Firearm

Former Corrections Officer Convicted Of Possessing Child Pornography

October 7, 2014

Jacksonville Cocaine Dealer Sentenced To More Than 19 Years In Federal Prison

October 6, 2014

Clearwater Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Charge

October 3, 2014

Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against Key Safety Systems, Inc. to Enforce Employment Rights of United States Army National Guard Member

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Enticement Of A Child For Sex

Romanian Man Sentenced For Wire Fraud And Possession Of False Identity Documents

October 2, 2014

Indiana Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For $3.5 Million Fraud

Duval County Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Passing Counterfeit Money

Tampa Man Convicted Of Attempting To Induce Child To Engage In Sex Acts

Florida Correctional Officer Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud Using Inmates’ Identities

Shell Company Operator Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

October 1, 2014

Former NFL And University Of Florida Football Player Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Distribute “Molly”

Duval County Man Sentenced To 3 Years For Counterfeit Business Checks

September 2014

September 30, 2014

Largo Man Sentenced To More Than Eight Years For Accessing And Viewing Child Pornography

Department Of Justice Awards Hiring Grants To Help Reduce Violence And Protect Schools

September 26, 2014

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 10 Years For Cocaine Trafficking

St. Petersburg Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Charges

Ringleader In UPC Switching Fraud Scheme Sentenced To Five Years In Federal Prison

Leader Of California-Based Methamphetamine Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty

Convicted Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Possession Of A Firearm

September 25, 2014

Deltona Felon Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Possessing A Firearm

Last Individual Sentenced In Cuban Alien Smuggling Conspiracy

September 24, 2014

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 24 Years For Distributing And Possessing Child Pornography

Lakeland Couple Sentenced For Bank Fraud Conspiracy

Court Of Appeals Upholds Convictions And Sentence In Extensive Investment Scheme

September 23, 2014

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Convictions And Sentence Of Former “Cast Crete” President

Jacksonville Tax Return Preparers Sentenced

Clay County Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Former Federal Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty To Bribery Charge

Daytona Beach Felon Sentenced To 15 Years For Possessing A Firearm

September 22, 2014

Former Apartment Complex Manager Sentenced To Federal Prison For Embezzlement Of Public Housing Funds

Former Chief Of Longwood Police Department Indicted

September 19, 2014

Oneco Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Child Enticement

Tampa Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Producing Child Pornography On MacDill Air Force Base

September 18, 2014

Jacksonville Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

September 17, 2014

Naples Man Indicted For Two Armed Bank Robberies

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Theft Of Government Property And Identity Theft

Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparer from Preparing Returns for Others

September 15, 2014

Two Arrested In Identity Theft And Tax Refund Scheme

Sanderson Drug Dealer Sentenced To Over 19 Years

Former Art Gallery Employee Indicted With Over $1 Million Embezzlement

Three Individuals Charged In Investment Scheme

Tax Preparer Sentenced To Prison

Manatee County Man Charged For Attempting To Entice Minors

Yulee Man Charged In Federal Court With Receiving And Distributing Child Pornography

September 12, 2014

Neo-Nazi Convicted For Sending Gruesome Threats To Florida Officials And Their Families

September 11, 2014

United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Florida-Based Sleep Clinic And Two Physicians; Joins Lawsuit Against Two Additional Doctors

Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Firearm Possession

Orlando Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Robbing Credit Union

Minnesota Sex Offender Indicted For Traveling To Engage In Unlawful Sexual Activity With A Tampa Minor

Former Federal Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty To Bribery Charge

Orange Park Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Pornography

Three More Sentenced For Theft From Union Fund

September 10, 2014

Sarasota Drug Dealer Convicted Of Drug Trafficking And Firearms Offenses

Haines City Man Sentenced To More Than 5 Years For Smuggling Firearms And Ammunition From The United States To Colombia

September 9, 2014

Nine Sentenced To Prison For Distribution Of Oxycodone

Orange County Gang Members Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

Fleming Island Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years For Receiving Child Pornography

September 5, 2014

Three Individuals Charged With Conspiracy To Distribute Methamphetamine As A Result Of Operation Glass House

Tampa Crack Cocaine Traffickers Sentenced To Federal Prison

September 4, 2014

Eighteen Individuals Charged With Stealing More Than $1 Million As Part Of Operation Walking Dead

Three California Residents Plead Guilty To Sex Trafficking Related Offenses

Winter Haven Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Sexual Enticement

September 3, 2014

Orlando Man Sentenced To 60 Years In Federal Prison On Child Pornography Charges

IRS Employee Arrested On Wire Fraud Charges

August 2014

August 29, 2014

St. Petersburg Landlord Pleads Guilty To EPA Lead Paint Disclosure Offense

Transport Company Executive Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges

August 28, 2014

Brevard County Man Pleads Guilty To Child Exploitation Involving A Minor Victim

August 27, 2014

Winter Springs Man Sentenced To More Than 21 Years For Attempted Production And Distribution Of Child Pornography

August 26, 2014

Palm Coast Man Indicted For Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography

Texas Business Executive Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Oxycodone On Silk Road

Two More Individuals Plead Guilty In Credit Card Scheme

August 25, 2014

Kissimmee Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison For Over $1 Million In Tax Evasion

Multi-Convicted Felon Sentenced To Over 11 Years In Prison For Possession Of An AK-47 Assault Rifle

August 22, 2014

Six Individuals From Americana Corridor Of South Orlando Indicted For Federal Firearm And Drug Trafficking Offenses

Local Woman Indicted On Health Care Fraud Charges

Colombian Man Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Federal Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Money Laundering

Convicted Felon Sentenced To 27 Years For Sending Firearms To Puerto Rico

August 21, 2014

Former VA Contractor Arrested In Connection With Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

August 20, 2014

Former Hillsborough County Resident Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Bank, Wire And Mail Fraud

Sanford Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Possessing A Firearm

Sarasota Man Sentenced To Six Years For Possessing Firearms And Ammunition

August 19, 2014

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Deleon Springs Felon Convicted For Possessing Firearms And Ammunition

August 18, 2014

Merritt Island Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography And Attempted Online Enticement Of A Minor

Orlando Man Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison For Armed Robbery

August 14, 2014

St. Johns County Man Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography In Nationwide Sextortion Case

Merritt Island Resident Arrested For Child Pornography

Father And Son Indicted For Theft Of Military Equipment

Executive Assistant In Investment Scheme Sentenced To Six Years

August 13, 2014

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Kill The President Of The United States

Pasco Woman Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Spring Hill Man Pleads Guilty To Cross-State Robbery Spree

August 8, 2014

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty In Tax Fraud Scheme

August 1, 2014

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Charges

St. Petersburg Man Arrested For Attempting To Entice A Minor To Engage In Sexual Activity

July 2014

July 31, 2014

Former Bank Employee Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud

Polk County Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced To 14 Years In Federal Prison

July 30, 2014

Former Bank Employee Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud

Interlachen Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

July 29, 2014

Brooklyn Man Sentenced For Theft Of Social Security Funds

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Federal Prison And Ordered To Pay $25,000 Fine For Receiving Child Pornography

July 28, 2014

Ocala Man Convicted For Attempting To Purchase More Than 5 Kilograms Of Cocaine

Turkish Man Extradited From The Republic Of Georgia Sentenced To More Than Nine Years For Computer Hacking And Identity Theft

Apopka Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Possessing Firearms

Leader Of Colombian Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To 18 Years In Federal Prison

July 25, 2014

Colombian Cocaine Smuggler Sentenced To More Than 15 Years In Federal Prison

Tampa Woman Sentenced To Prison For Leading Marriage Fraud Ring

Jamaican Man Sentenced For Identity Fraud Conspiracy

Orlando Man Arrested On Federal Drug Trafficking And Gun Charges

July 24, 2014

Pill Mill Doctor Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison

Tampa Man Charged With Military Recruitment Fraud

Minnesota Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Fraud And Identity Theft

Duval County Woman Indicted For Identity Theft, False Representation Of A Social Security Number, And Impersonating An Internal Revenue Service Employee

Clermont Woman Convicted For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

July 23, 2014

Lakeland Convicted Felon Found Guilty Of Possessing A Firearm

Jamaican National Convicted Of Marriage Fraud

July 22, 2014

St. Johns County Man Sentenced To More Than 8 Years For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Co-Owner Of St. Jude's Pharmacy In Cape Coral Sentenced To 3 Years For Structuring Bank Deposits

Tampa Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Possessing A Firearm And Ammunition

North Port Couple Sentenced To Prison For Filing A False Tax Refund Claim

July 18, 2014

Cocoa Man Resentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Producing Child Pornography At Sea World

Lakeland Doctor Pleads Guilty To Healthcare Fraud

Gibsonton Woman Sentenced For Aggravated Identity Theft Relating To Fraudulent Tax Returns

July 17, 2014

Five Individuals Sentenced For Theft From Union Fund

Lake City Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Pornography

Tampa Man Sentenced In Mail Fraud Conspiracy

Bradenton Woman Indicted For Production And Transportation Of Child Pornography

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography

Insurance Business Owner Convicted Of Tax Fraud

Jacksonville Child Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography, Faces A Mandatory Sentence Of Life Imprisonment

July 15, 2014

Punta Gorda Man Pleads Guilty To Investory Fraud

Leader Of Check Kiting Scheme Sentenced To More Than Five Years

July 14, 2014

Central Florida Businessman Pleads Guilty To $44 Million Bank Fraud Conspiracy

Edgewater Teacher Arrested For Producing And Distributing Child Pornography

Indiana Woman Convicted Of $3 Million Fraud

July 11, 2014

Duval County Man Pleads Guilty To Aiding And Abetting Counterfeit Check Fraud

Mexican Citizen Charged With Attempting To Transport A Minor From Las Vegas To Jacksonville For The Purpose Of Engaging In Illegal Sexual Activity

South Florida Man Sentenced to Prison for $10.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

July 10, 2014

Developer Sentenced To More Than 10 Years In Prison For Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Ocoee Man Convicted Of Aiding And Abetting Attempted Commercial Robbery

July 9, 2014

Florida Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud Using Inmates’ Identities

July 3, 2014

St. Johns Man Sentenced To Six Years For Distribution Of Child Pornography

Cuban Alien Smuggler Convicted

July 2, 2014

Five Individuals Charged With Conspiring To Distribute Methamphetamine In Baker County

July 1, 2014

Lakeland Man Sentenced To Sixteen Years For Production Of Child Pornography

Tampa Woman Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Role In Credit Card Fraud / Identity Theft Ring

June 2014

June 27, 2014

Idaho Man Pleads Guilty To Distributing Child Pornography

June 26, 2014

Two Charged With Conspiring To Smuggle Weapons To Middle East

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Credit Card Fraud

Second Green Cove Springs Convenience Store Owner Pleads Guilty To Tax Refund Theft

Colombian Man Pleads Guilty To  Importation Of Heroin Through The Orlando International Airport

Former Florida Resident Pleads Guilty To Attempted Sex Trafficking In Ecuador

Tampa Man Arrested For Trading Child Pornography

June 25, 2014

Local Tattoo Artist Convicted Of Federal Firearms Charge

Colombian Maritime Narcotics Trafficker Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison

Federal Jury Convicts Sanford Felon For Possessing A Firearm

Haines City Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Firearms And Ammunition From The United States To Colombia

June 24, 2014

Jacksonville Man Sentenced In Scheme To Defraud Over $904,000

Leader Of Colombian Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To 27 Years In Federal Prison

June 20, 2014

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography On MacDill Air Force Base

Lakeland Mail Carrier Arrested For Theft Of Mail And Treasury Checks

Tampa Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud Conspiracy

Department Of Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Owner Of Tampa Contracting Company Pleads Guilty To Paying Illegal Kickbacks For Fraudulent Training Certificates

June 19, 2014

Former Credit Union Teller Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Orlando Man Sentenced To Five Years In Federal Prison For Firearms Conspiracy

June 18, 2014

Two Men Sentenced For Harassing Manatees

Serial Bank Robber Sentenced To More Than 14 Years In Federal Prison

Jacksonville Attorney And Her Former Client Sentenced For Investment Scheme

Colombian Drug Trafficker Sentenced To More Than 19 Years In Federal Prison

June 17, 2014

Polk County Felon Pleads Guilty To Firearm Charges

June 13, 2014

Manatee County Doctor Pleads Guilty In Oxycodone Case

Palmetto Woman Arrested For Embezzlement Of Funds From Local Company

June 12, 2014

Largo Man Convicted At Trial For Accessing Child Pornography On The Internet

June 11, 2014

Middleburg Man Arrested For Possession Of Child Pornography

Orlando Credit Union Robber Pleads Guilty

Orlando Area Men Convicted Of Wire Fraud Conspiracy Involving The Travel Industry

June 10, 2014

Pinellas Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Use Of Weapon Of Mass Destruction

June 9, 2014

Armed Crack Dealer Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

Sanderson Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty

Owner Of United Credit Recovery Charged In $76 Million Scheme

June 6, 2014

Brevard County Man Convicted At Trial For Attempting To Entice A Minor

Duval County Men Plead Guilty To Manufacturing And Passing Counterfeit Currency

Federal Jury Finds Brevard County Man Guilty Of Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography

Polk County Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Tax Fraud

Jacksonville Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Failure To Register As A Sex Offender And Possession Of Firearms By A Convicted Felon

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced To More Than 24 Years For Attempted Enticement Of A Minor

June 5, 2014

Six Charged In Racketerring Conspiracy Case Involving Nine Murders

Jacksonville Man Indicted On Federal Charge Of Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

June 4, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Two Scientists For Obtaining Government Research Contracts By Fraud

Armed Career Criminal Pleads Guilty to Firearms Possession

June 3, 2014

Orange City Man Convicted of Theft From Union Fund

May 2014

May 30, 2014

Texas Resident Charged With Illegally Selling Controlled Substances On Silk Road, Bitmessage

Law Enforcement And Community Members Partner To Combat Crimes Against Children

Lakeland Man Sentenced To More Than 33 Years For Sex Trafficking And Child Pornography Charges

May 29, 2014

Palm Harbor Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Running Fraudulent Home Inspection Business

Seattle Man Pleads Guilty to Voter Intimidation and Identification Fraud for Letters Sent to Florida Residents in Conjunction with the 2012 Federal Elections

May 28, 2014

Green Cove Springs Convenience Store Owner Pleads Guilty To Tax Refund Theft

Lakeland Couple Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud Conspiracy

May 27, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Returns Superseding Indictment Charging Lake County Man With Advertising, Transporting, And Possessing Child Pornography

Polk County Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Federal Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

May 23, 2014

Former Employee Of U.S. Contractor Pleads Guilty To Fraud Scheme

Tampa Couple Sentenced To Federal Prison For String Of Bank Robberies

DEA’s Highest Ranking Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Extradited To Face Federal Drug Charges

Lutz Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Nine Individuals Charged With Stealing Approximately $1.4 Million As A Result Of Operation Tombstone

May 22, 2014

Convicted Money Launderers Sentenced To Prison In Connection With Health Care Fraud Scheme

Colombian Man Charged With Importation Of Heroin Through The Orlando International Airport

May 21, 2014

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced To Two Years In Federal Prison

Sarasota Man Indicted For Investment Fraud 

May 20, 2014

Cape Canaveral Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Producing And Possessing Child Pornography

Commercial Armed Robbers Arrested In Multi-Agency Investigation

Orlando Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Credit Card Fraud

Tampa Woman Indicted On 24 Counts Of Tax Fraud

Gentleman’s Club Owner Indicted On Tax Evasion Charges

Former Bank Manager Sentenced To Federal Prison For Conspiring To Steal Government Funds

May 19, 2014

Former WellCare Executives Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

Jasper Woman Pleads Guilty To Sending Hoax Anthrax Letter

May 16, 2014

Multi-Convicted Felon Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Brandon Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Violations Of Federal Meat Inspection Act

Tampa Felon Sentenced To More Than 15 Years For Firearm Offense

May 15, 2014

Security Guard Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Coercing And Enticing Minors Into Prostitution

Owner Of Car Dealership Sentenced To More Than 17 Years For Laundering Over $3 Million

May 14, 2014

Tampa Woman Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison As Leader Of Credit Card Fraud Ring

Four Men Charged With Synthetic Drug Distribution

May 13, 2014

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft Charges

Leader Of Real Estate Flipping Scheme Indicted

Winter Park Attorney Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 90 Individuals for Approximately $260 Million in False Billing

Palm Bay Man Sentenced To Over 8 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Top “Silk Road” Distributor Of Drugs And Bitcoins Charged In Tampa

May 8, 2014

Daytona Beach Tax Preparer Sentenced To Prison

Tampa Woman Pleads Guilty To Assault On DHS Agent

May 7, 2014

Florida Men Indicted For Synthetic Drug Distribution

Advertising Company Executives Arrested For Fraud

May 6, 2014

Colombian Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Importation Conspiracy Charge

Seventh Person Pleads Guilty In Marijuana Smuggling Conspiracy

Government Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Florida-Based Baptist Health System For $2.5 Million

Lake City Man Arrested And Charged In Federal Court With Producing Child Pornography

May 5, 2014

Fort Myers Couple Sentenced Today For Producing Child Pornography

May 2, 2014

Facebook Predator Faces Child Pornography Charges

Federal Jury Finds Pharmacy Owner And Manager Guilty Of Conspiracy To Distribute Controlled Substances

May 1, 2014

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Sex Trafficking By Force, Fraud Or Coercion

April 2014

April 30, 2014

Washington Man Sentenced In Conspiracy To Export Sophisticated Computer Equipment To Iran

April 29, 2014

Tampa Man Sentenced To Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Eight More Individuals Sentenced In Operation Sooner

Sinaloa Cartel Supervisor Operating In Central Florida Sentenced To More Than 19 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking

Mortgage Fraud Ringleader And Title Agent Convicted In Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Apopka Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Armed Bank Robbery

April 28, 2014

Middleburg Man Sentenced To 33 Months In Federal Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

Orlando Felon Sentenced For Possession Of Firearm And Impersonating A DEA Agent

April 25, 2014

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Trafficking

Orlando Rapper “Fella” Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For Armed Bank Robbery

Gibsonton Woman Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Identity Theft Relating To Fraudulent Tax Returns

Heroin Dealer Endangering Children Sentenced To An Additional 3 Years In Prison

Two Heroin Smugglers Sentenced In Orlando

Orange County Gang Members Charged With Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

April 24, 2014

Idaho Man Indicted For Distributing Child Pornography

St. Petersburg Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 15 Years

Melbourne Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Federal Prison On Child Pornography Charges

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud

Law Enforcement Officer And Three Others Sentenced To Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Seminole Man Sentenced To More Than 20 Years In Federal Prison For Child Pornography Offenses

April 23, 2014

Three Hendry County Women Indicted For Conspiracy, Theft Of Government Funds And Identity Theft

Pasco County School Employee Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Five Plead Guilty To Theft From Union Fund

April 22, 2014

Riverview Woman Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

North Port Couple Pleads Guilty To Filing A False Tax Refund Claim

April 21, 2014

Naples Man Sentenced To More Than 12 Years For Armed Robbery Of Florida Community Bank

April 18, 2014

Riverview Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Bank/Mail Fraud Relating To Real Estate Mortgages

Six Individuals Involved In A Prison Tax Refund Scheme Indicted And Arrested

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Charges In Connection With Mailing Firearms To The U.S. Virgin Islands

Turkish National Extradited From The Republic Of Georgia Pleads Guilty To Computer Hacking And Credit Card Fraud Conspiracy

Heroin Dealer Endangering Children Sentenced To More Than 18 Years In Federal Prison

Pill Mill Doctor Found Guilty

Two Winter Garden Men Convicted At Trial

Debary Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years In Federal Prison For Firearms And Drug Offenses

April 16, 2014

Jacksonville Men Charged In Tax Fraud Scheme

Three California Residents Arrested, Charged With Sex Trafficking Of An Orlando Minor

April 14, 2014

Tarpon Springs Man Sentenced To More Than 10 Years For False Invoice Scheme

Jacksonville Child Sex Offender Faces Federal Charges For Producing And Possessing Child Pornography

April 11, 2014

Jacksonville Man Charged With Federal Human Trafficking, Drug, And Firearms Violations

Pair Indicted For Distributing Hundreds Of Pounds Of Marijuana In Sarasota, Hillsborough, And Polk Counties

Three Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Credit Card Fraud Conspiracy 

April 10, 2014

U.S. Attorney Hosts Human Trafficking And Domestic Sex Trafficking Forum During National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Multi-Convicted Felon Sentenced To 20 Years For Firearm Offenses

Jacksonville Man Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For Producing Child Pornography

April 8, 2014

U.S. Attorney, Along With Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Hosts Forum On Human Trafficking And Domestic Sex Trafficking

Multi-Convicted Felon Sentenced To 15 Years For Possession Of A Loaded Firearm

April 7, 2014

Two Charged In $6 Million Fraud Scheme

Colombian Man Pleads Guilty To International Money Laundering Conspiracy

April 4, 2014

Three Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Credit Card Fraud Conspiracy

April 3, 2014

Illinois Man Sentenced To 40 Years For Distribution Of Child Pornography In Xbox Sting

St. Johns County Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Former Apartment Complex Manager Indicted For Embezzlement Of Public Housing Funds

April 2, 2014

Air Force Senior Airman Convicted Of Child Sex Offense

Former Substitute Teacher Sentenced To More Than 16 Years For Multiple Armed Robberies

Jamaican Drug Courier Convicted At Trial

U.S. Lawyer Sentenced In International Investment Fraud And Money Laundering Scheme

April 1, 2014

“Shattered Window Bandit” Sentenced To 193 Years For Multiple Armed Robberies

Tampa Tax Fraudster Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Columbia County Man Sentenced To More Than 6 Years For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than Seven Years For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

March 2014

March 31, 2014

Court Of Appeals Upholds Former County Commissioner’s Bribery Convictions

Former Bank Executive Sentenced For Mortgage Fraud

Apopka Felon Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Drugs, Guns And Ammunition

Two Sentenced In Connection With Sunshine Pharmacy Health Care Fraud

March 28, 2014

Orlando Felon Sentenced To More Than 16 Years In Prison For Possessing A Firearm

Husband And Wife Arrested For Operating Clinic To Defraud Medicare

March 27, 2014

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Check Kiting Scheme

Serial Fraudster Sentenced To More Than 12 Years In Federal Prison

March 26, 2014

Three Central Florida Men Plead Guilty To Access Device Scheme

March 25, 2014

Georgia Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Missouri Woman Pleads Guilty To Bankruptcy Fraud

Clermont Woman Indicted For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

March 24, 2014

Marion County Man Sentenced For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

March 21, 2014

Windermere CEO Pleads Guilty To Twenty-One Counts Of Wire Fraud, Money Laundering And Aggravated Identity Theft

March 19, 2014

Owner Of Fort Myers Grocery Store Indicted For Conspiring To Steal Government Funds

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Defraud Over $904,000

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring And Attempting To Support Terrorists

March 18, 2014

Straw Owner Of Clinic Sentenced In Medicare Fraud Scheme

March 17, 2014

Interlachen Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Pasco County Teacher Arrested For Enticement Of Minors

March 14, 2014

Orlando Man Arraigned On Charges Of Threatening To Kill The President Of The United States And Other Federal Offenses

Brevard County Man Arraigned On Child Exploitation Charges

Ocoee Man Arrested For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

Former American Airlines Pilot Convicted Of Production, Distribution, And Possession Of Child Pornography

Tampa Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Her Role In Large-Scale Credit Card Fraud Ring

March 12, 2014

Sarasota Felon Sentenced To More Than 9 Years For Possessing Firearm

March 11, 2014

Florida Hospital System Agrees To Pay The Government $85 Million To Settle Allegations Of Improper Financial Relationships With Referring Physicians

March 10, 2014

Ohio Couple Sentenced For Attempting To Defraud Creditors And Fraudulently Obtaining Tax Refund Money

Lakeland Couple Charged With Bank Fraud

March 7, 2014

Former Florida Resident Arrested For Attempted Sex Trafficking

Six Members Of Human Smuggling Organization Indicted

Lakeland Man Convicted Of Charges Related To Armed Robbery

Facebook Post Of Harassing Manatees Leads To Guilty Pleas In Federal Court

March 6, 2014

Former VA Employee Sentenced To Prison For Theft Of Veterans’ Personal Information

Nine Charged For Thefts From Union Fund

Titusville Police Officer Indicted For Participating In A Drug Deal While Carrying A Firearm

March 4, 2014

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution

Clay County Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Producing And Possessing Child Pornography

Three Sentenced In Orange County Health Department Identity Theft Scheme

Broward County Man Sentenced To Four Years For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

March 3, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Four Individuals For International Fraud Scheme Involving The Sale Of Gold

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Former Postman Pleads Guilty To Bribery And Stealing Mail

Fake War Hero Pleads Guilty To Stealing Government Funds And Making False Statements

February 27, 2014

Tampa Couple Sentenced To Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

February 26, 2014

Former Bureau Of Prisons And Customs And Border Protection Employee Indicted For Impersonating A Federal Officer And Making False Statements To Federal InvestigatorsWinter Park Man Sentenced To Seven Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Child Pornography

February 25, 2014

Federal Jury Finds Sarasota Convicted Felon Guilty Of Firearm Possession

Winter Park Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

United States Settles False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Florida Pain Clinic And Its Owner

Palatka Man Sentenced To More Than 8 Years In Federal Prison For Receiving And Possessing Of Child Pornography

Former President Of Gagliano Career Academy Sentenced For Theft Of Federal Funds, Obstruction Of A Federal Audit, And Aggravated Identity Theft

February 24, 2014

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Pornography

February 21, 2014

Tax Return Preparer Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Possession Of Child Pornography

February 20, 2014

Computer Networking Expert Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

February 19, 2014

Customer Service Representative Sentenced For Issuing Fraudulently Obtained Florida Driver Licenses

February 14, 2014

Tampa Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Possessing Destructive Explosives

More Than $10 Million To Be Returned To Victims Of Traders International Return Network Fraud

Jacksonville Man Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

February 13, 2014

Woman Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery Spree In Marion And Pinellas Counties

Michigan Man Indicted For Embezzling More Than $2.3 Million From Vineyards Development Corp. In Naples

February 12, 2014

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Impersonating A DEA Agent And Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm

Tampa Felon Convicted Of Firearm Possession

February 11, 2014

Middleburg Man Pleads Guilty To Making False Statements To The FAA And Illegally Piloting An Aircraft

Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking And Child Pornography Charges

February 10, 2014

Bradenton Felon Charged In Firearm And Drug Crimes

St. Augustine Sex Offender Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For International Transportation Of Child Pornography

February 7, 2014

Hillsborough County Man Charged In Federal Court For Transportation And Receipt Of Child Pornography

February 6, 2014

Apopka Man Convicted Of Armed Bank Robbery

February 4, 2014

Jacksonville Man Charged In Tax Return Fraud

Kissimmee Man Pleads Guilty To Over $1 Million In Tax Evasion

Leader Of Colombian Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Importation Conspiracy

February 3, 2014

Baker County Man Sentenced To 32 Months In Federal Prison For Failing To Register As Sex Offender

Leader Of $28.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Apopka Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For $3 Million Fraud

Fort Myers Couple Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography

Fort Myers Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

Mother And Son Sentenced In Celebrity Credit Card Account Takeover Scheme

January 30, 2014

Daytona Beach Tax Preparer Convicted Of Tax Offenses

Lake County Man Convicted Of Federal Firearms Offense

Plant City Woman Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud

Federal Jury Convicts Merritt Island Felon For Possessing A Firearm

Lakeland Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Trafficking In Methamphetamine

January 29, 2014

Jacksonville Restaurant Owner Fined $10,000 For Pattern Of Hiring Illegal Aliens

Convicted Sex Trafficker Sentenced to More Than 30 Years in Prison

Four Individuals Indicted For Drug Trafficking On The High Seas

Cali, Colombia Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Importation Conspiracy

U.S. Postal Service Route Driver Pleads Guilty To Stealing Mail

January 28, 2014

Fleming Island Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison For Producing Child Pornography

Lakeland DVD Counterfeiter Sentenced

Sanford Missionary Sentenced To 58 Years For Production Of Child Pornography

New York Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Credit Card Fraud

January 27, 2014

Tampa Bay Man Sentenced To More Than 13 Years In Federal Prison For Product Tampering, Causing The Death Of An Unborn Child

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Coercing And Enticing Minors Into Prostitution

Riverview Woman Pleads Guilty To Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

15th Century Manuscript Repatriated To The Italian Government

January 24, 2014

Car Dealership Owner Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering Of Drug Trafficking And Tax Fraud Proceeds

Disbarred Attorney Pleads Guilty For Role In $28.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

January 23, 2014

Orange Park Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Volusia County Man Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison For Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

Two Members Of Altamont Global Partners Sentenced To 9 Years In Federal Prison For $17 Million Investment Fraud

January 21, 2014

United States Forfeits $304,050 And A G-35 Infiniti as Drug Proceeds

Second Individual Convicted In False Claims Conspiracy

Tampa Tax Fraudster Sentenced To More Than 10 Years In Prison

Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Commit Mortgage Fraud

Hawthorne Man With History Of Mental Illness Indicted On Gun Charges

Former Operator Of Rehabilitation Therapy Clinic Pleads Guilty For Role In Medicare Fraud Scheme

Tampa Woman Sentenced In Stolen Identity Income Tax Relief Scheme

January 16, 2014

Nassau County Man Arrested On Federal Charges Of Producing Child Pornography

Two Jacksonville Men Indicted In Human Trafficking Crimes

Former U.S. Secret Service Agent Indicted For Stealing And Using Counterfeit Currency And Making False Statements

January 15, 2014

Oldsmar Man Sentenced To Prison For Oxycodone Distribution

Child Pornographer Sentenced To 25 Years For Sexually Exploiting Minors

January 14, 2014

Local Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison On Multiple Tax Fraud Charges

Deleon Springs Man Sentenced to 7 Years For Armed Bank Robbery

Orlando Rapper "Fella" Convicted Of Armed Bank Robbery

January 13, 2014

Government Intervenes In Lawsuits Against Health Management Associates Inc. Hospital Chain Alleging Unnecessary Inpatient Admissions And Payment Of Kickbacks

Florida Corrections Officer And Wife Sentenced For Tax Fraud And Obstruction

Former Lee County Commissioner "Tammy" Hall Sentenced For Stealing From Her Campaign Fund

Clearwater Man Sentenced To More Than 10 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution

January 10, 2014

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than Seven Years In Fraudulent Tax Return And Identity Theft Scheme

January 9, 2014

Second Conspirator Pleads Guilty In $2 Million Credit Card Fraud Scheme

Largo Woman Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Tax And Student Loan Fraud

Tax Return Preparer Charged In 43-Count Tax Fraud Indictment

Former Desoto County, FLA., Sheriff's Deputies Indicted For Civil Rights and Obstruction Violations Regarding The Assault Of An Inmate

U.S. Attorney's Office Recovers More Than $366 Million On Behalf Of U.S. Taxpayers In FY 2013

January 8, 2014

Fort Myers Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Bank Fraud And Investor Fraud

January 7, 2014

Postal Carrier Arrested For Theft Of Government Property

Federal Jury Finds Convicted Felon Guilty Of Possessing A Firearm

Tampa Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Theft Of Government Funds

Executive Director Of Local Charity Pleads Guilty To Fraud

United States Government Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Florida Vein Clinic And Its Owner

January 6, 2014

Oklahoma Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexually Exploiting A Minor

Fort Myers Man Sentenced To 7 Years' Imprisonment For Distributing Child Pornography

Armed Marijuana Dealer Sentenced To 5 Years Behind Bars

Convicted Felon With Gun Range Membership And Ammunition Sentenced To Almost 10 Years

Tampa Man Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison On Drugs and Weapons Charges

January 3, 2014

Columbia County Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Receiving Child Pornography

Miami Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Bank Fraud

 

Media Points of Contact

William Daniels, Public Affairs Specialist: 813-274-6388
Amy Filjones, Law Enforcement Coordination Specialist: 813-274-6171

 

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