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News and Press Releases

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December 2011

December 30, 2011

Man Dubbed "Bank Bag Bandit" Arrested At His Palm Harbor Residence

December 27, 2011

Duval County Woman Indicted And Arrested On Hoax Bomb Charge Involving JAXPORT

December 22, 2011

Orlando Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Possession Of A Machine Gun And Grenade Launcher While Operating A Marijuana Grow House

December 21, 2011

Middle District of Florida Ranks First in the Nation for Project Safe Childhood Cases

Skinhead Sentenced To Life For Murder Of Two Homeless Men In Tampa

Ocala Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

Oxycodone Distributor Pleads Guilty And Faces New Charge For Making False Statements Against Pharmacist

Texas Husband And Wife Sentenced For Conspiracy To Transport Illegal Aliens

Felon Caught With Guns Sentenced To Fifteen Years

Mortgage Fraud Defendant Sentenced To More Than 5 ½ Years

December 20, 2011

Mexican National Sentenced For Methamphetamine Trafficking And Possession Of A Firearm

December 19, 2011

Jacksonville Man Receives 20 Year Sentence For Making Threatening Interstate Telephone Calls

Convicted Bradford County Sex Offender Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal for Prison Attempted Transportation of Child Pornography

Palm Coast Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receiving Child Pornography

Marijuana Smuggler Sentenced

December 16, 2011

Computer Hacker Sentenced to Thirty Months

Orlando Man Sentenced 18 Months In Prison For His Role In Large Scale Internet Pill Mill Schemes In Florida, Missouri And Ohio

Brevard County Man Sentenced To More Than 10 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

December 14, 2011

Florida Man Sentenced To More Than 19 Years In Prison For Transportation Of Child Pornography

St. Petersburg Drug Trafficker Found Guilty of Conspiracy

December 13, 2011

Former Bank Employee Sentenced For Embezzlement And Identity Theft

December 9, 2011

Tampa Woman Sentenced To 9 Years For Tax And Mail Fraud

Four Pearlman Sales Agents Sentenced in Orlando

December 8, 2011

Citra Man Charged with Medical Tampering at Local Hospital

December 7, 2011

Middle District Of Florida Ranks First Nationally In The Number Of Civil Cases Defended And Fifth In The Recovery Of Money Defrauded From Federal Programs

Jamaican Alien Found Guilty Of Passport Fraud

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 12 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

December 6, 2011

Mother Sentenced to 25 Years for Producing, Transporting, and Possessing Child Pornography

Federal Jury Convicts Members Of Eastern European Prostitution Ring

Convicted Felon Sentenced To 19 Years, 7 Months For His Role In More Than $21 Million Ponzi Scheme

December 2, 2011

Texas Murder Suspect Sentenced to 35 Years for Federal Gun Crime

Pasco County Man Sentenced to 31 Years in Federal Prison

Fort Myers Man Arrested for Distributing Child Pornography

December 1, 2011

Former Government Contractor Sentenced to Three Years for Lying to Government to Obtain Housing on MacDill Air Force Base and Unlawfully Possessing Firearms on Base

Orlando Man Sentenced to 27 Years for Distributing Child Pornography

November 2011

November 30, 2011

Former Jacksonville Middle School Guidance Counselor Sentenced To 140 Years In Federal Prison For Production, Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

Seven Men Arrested for Drug Importation

November 29, 2011

Armed Drug Dealer Sentenced to Eleven Years

Three Men Indicted in Chinese Honey Smuggling Scheme

November 28, 2011

Sarasota Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Investment Fraud

November 23, 2011

Operators Of Chinese Restaurant In Jacksonville Plead Guilty To Harboring Illegal Aliens

Georgia Man Sentenced To 15 Years For $94 Million Fraud

November 22, 2011

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than 4 Years For Tax Fraud And Related Identity Theft

Tampa Drug Dealer Sentenced To More Than 17 Years In Federal Prison For Selling Crack Near A School

November 21, 2011

Statement from United States Attorney

November 18, 2011

Resident Alien Guilty of Transporting Scores of Illegal Aliens

Tampa Woman Found Guilty of Armed Robbery and Conspiracy

Drug Dealer Sentenced to 16 Years in Federal Prison

Third Conspirator Admits Her Role In Conspiracy Involving Fraudulent U.S. Income Tax Returns Requesting Tax Refunds Stolen from Mail

Pasco County Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Possessing Firearms

November 17, 2011

U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects More Than $183 Million In Civil & Criminal Actions In FY 2011

Mortgage Fraud Defendant Pleads Guilty

Gainesville Man Sentenced to 20 Years in "Ponzi" Scheme

November 16, 2011

Members Of Interstate Texas-Florida Drug Ring Plead Guilty

Serial Robber Convicted for String of Walgreens Robberies

November 15, 2011

Convicted Felon Who Shot At Motorists On I-4 Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

Orange Park Man Charged With Tax-Related Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

November 14, 2011

Felon Convicted Of Robbery Of Undercover Detective

Fort Myers Attorney Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Cape Coral Man Sentenced To 78 Months In Federal Prison

November 10, 2011

Orlando Man Sentenced to Prison For Selling Stolen Cable and Internet Service

November 9, 2011

Jury Finds Former City Councilman and County Commissioner Guilty of Taking Bribes

Federal Jury Finds Sumter County Man Guilty Of Transporting and Possessing Child Pornography

November 8, 2011

Federal Jury Convicts Brazilian Woman of Alien Smuggling and Worker Visa Fraud Conspiracy

November 7, 2011

Jacksonville Doctor Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography

November 4, 2011

Davenport Man Sentenced to 90 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

Jacksonville Man Sentenced on Gun Charges

November 3, 2011

Business Owners Convicted of Wire Fraud and Money Laundering for Roles in Automotive Battery Theft Ring

November 1 , 2011

"John Doe" Indicted and Arrested on Aggravated Identity Theft and Fraud Charges Involving JAXPORT

Texan Sentenced to 36 Months for Investment Scam

October 2011

October 31, 2011

Pasco County Woman Sentenced for Conspiring with a State of Florida Prisoner to File False Tax Returns and Receive Refunds

October 28, 2011

Nine Doctors and One Pharmacist Charged with Illegally Prescribing/Dispensing Pain Medications

Multi-Ton Cocaine Seizure from Interdicted Drug Smuggling Vessel

Winter Park Pharmacist and Others Charged with Conspiring to Traffic Cocaine

October 27, 2011

Couple Arrested for Bribery of Homeland Security Agent

Palm Coast Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Jury Convicts Former U.S. Army Sergeant on Drug and Gun Charges

Jacksonville Physician Indicted for Health Care Fraud

October 26, 2011

Top Orion Bank Executives and Borrower are Sentenced to Federal Prison

Two Former Certified Public Accountants Sentenced For Conspiracy to Defraud IRS and to Commit Wire Fraud, And Money Laundering

October 25, 2011

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Robbery Of CVS And Armed Carjacking

Bradenton Man Sentenced To Sixteen Years

October 24, 2011

Major Principals Of D.M.E. Company Sentenced For Medicare And Medicaid Fraud

October 21, 2011

Sex Offender Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Transportation and Possession of Child Pornography

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced to 30 Months for Bankruptcy Fraud

Valentine Bloods Leader Sentenced

Special Agent Indicted for Possession & Receipt of Child Pornography

October 20, 2011

St. Petersburg Homicide Detective Pleads Guilty

Orlando Man Sentenced to 11 Years for Distributing Child Pornography

October 19, 2011

Armed Career Criminal Sentenced to over Fifteen Years in Prison

Final Robber Sentenced in Armed Robbery of Charley's Steakhouse

October 18, 2011

Crack Cocaine Distribution Organization Indicted

Man Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

Skinhead Convicted of Murder of Two Homeless Men in Tampa

October 17, 2011

Tampa Man Found Guilty in Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy

Winter Springs Man Pleads Guilty to Two Fraud Schemes

Virginia Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

October 14, 2011

Former Jacksonville Navy Sailor Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receipt of Child Pornography

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Two Charlotte County Armed Bank Robberies

October 13, 2011

Tampa Pharmacy Owner, Pharmacists, Doctor And Other Individuals Charged With Illegally Distributing Pain Medications

Multi-Agency Task Force Efforts Result in the Indictment of Four Fort Myers Area Men on Federal Bank Robbery Charges

Federal Jury Convicts Volusia County Man in Bombing Trial

October 11, 2011

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges, Faces Mandatory Life Sentence

October 8, 2011

Four Area Men Arrested on Federal Bank Robbery Charges

October 7, 2011

Last of Three Defendants Sentenced in Connection with Investment Fraud Involving Purported Real Estate Developments

Former U.S. Forest Service Employee Sentenced to 15 1/2 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography, and his Step-Son Sentenced to 4 Years for Possession of Child Pornography

October 6, 2011

Postal Supervisor Sentenced to 37 Months in Federal Prison for Theft of Mail Matter

St. Petersburg Man Convicted on Drug and Firearms Charges

Washington Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Traveling to Tampa to Have Sex with Child

October 5, 2011

Jury Finds Pasco County Man Guilty of Carjacking

BB&T Area Operations Manager Sentenced for Theft of Bank Funds

Convicted Felon Guilty of Possessing Sawed-Off Shot Guns

October 3, 2011

Fort Myers Attorney Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Duval County Resident Sentenced to 60 Months in Federal Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Possessor and Distributor of Child Pornography Sentenced to Seventeen and a Half Years

Jacksonville Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

September 2011

September 29, 2011

St. Petersburg Doctor Charged with Illegally Prescribing Pain Medications

Former Fugitive Indicted for Domestic Child Trafficking

Sarasota Ponzi Schemer Marian Morgan Found Guilty on All Charges

Bradford County Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Orlando Airport Passenger Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine Distribution Charges

September 28, 2011

Fake Doctor Sentenced to Prison For Fraud

Brevard County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges of Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

Polk County Man Sentenced in Drug Overdose Death

September 27, 2011

New Jersey Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Enticing Clearwater Pre-Teen to Engage in Sexually Explicit Conduct

Jacksonville Convicted Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Possession of Child Pornography

September 26, 2011

Tampa Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery of Charley's Steakhouse

September 23, 2011

Woman Who Defrauded Disabled/Elderly Victim Convicted

September 21, 2011

Brevard Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Grow House

September 19, 2011

Former President of Fraudulent Florida Physical Therapy Company Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme

Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in DeLand Bombing

Career Offender from Bradenton Sentenced

September 16, 2011

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty to Participating in Large Scale Internet Pill Mill Schemes out of Florida, Missouri and Ohio

September 15, 2011

Former Mayor and City Magistrate Sentenced to Prison for Public Corruption

Palm Coast Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receipt of Child Pornography

Loan Officer Sentenced to Thirty Months in Prison for his Role in Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

September 14, 2011

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receiving Child Pornography Over the Internet

Maryland Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced for 16,000 Pounds of Marijuana

28-year-old Felon Sentenced to More than Sixty Years For Selling Crack and Guns

September 13, 2011

Orlando Letter Carrier and New York Taxi Driver Admit Roles in Conspiracy Involving Fraudulent U.S. Income Tax Returns Requesting Tax Refunds Stolen From Mail

Former Fifth Third Bank Vice President Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Tax-Related Document in Embezzlement Scheme

September 12, 2011

Convicted Felon is Sentenced to Life for Role in Drug Conspiracy

September 8, 2011

Clearwater Man Sentenced For Distribution Of Child Pornography

Atlanta Man, With Ties to Mexico, Convicted Of Cocaine And Methamphetamine Conspiracy

September 6, 2011

Court Affirms Wesley Trent Snipes Most Recent Appeal

Winter Park Man Sentenced to 12 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Cocoa Man In Federal Custody For Producing Pornographic Images of a Child Relative

August 2011

August 31, 2011

Convicted Bradford County Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Attempted Transportation of Child Pornography

August 30, 2011

St. Petersburg Marijuana Distributor Sentenced

August 29, 2011

Convicted Felon Agrees to Plead Guilty to Mail Fraud and Money Laundering Charges for his Role in More than $21 Million Ponzi Scheme

Tampa Men Sentenced for Armed Robbery of Charley's Steakhouse

August 26, 2011

Final Co-Conspirator in Bank Fraud and ID Theft Ring Sentenced

Volusia Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty in Deland Bombing

August 25, 2011

New Hampshire Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Federal Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

August 23, 2011

President of DME Company Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years for Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

21 Charged Federally in Operation Woodchop (Defendant List)

August 19, 2011

California Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Cause Damage to Material on Cruise Ship

26 Charged in Operation Safe Summer

Jacksonville Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Former Jacksonville Title Agency Owner Pleads Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Armed Drug Dealer Found Guilty

Arizona Marijuana Distributor Sentenced

Tax Preparer Found Guilty at Trial

August 17, 2011

Co-Defendants Sentenced for Roles in Large Scale Marijuana Operation

August 12, 2011

Orlando Men Sentenced for Heroin Importation

Convicted Felon Sentenced to 30 Years

August 11, 2011

Jamaican Citizen Sentenced on Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

Bradenton Doctor Charged with Illegally Prescribing Pain Medications

St. Petersburg Man Pleads Guilty to Bankruptcy Fraud

August 10, 2011

Convicted Felon Found Guilty of Drug and Weapons Charges in Case Involving a Machine Gun and Grenade Launcher

August 9, 2011

Cortez Commercial Fisherman Found Guilty by Jury

August 5, 2011

Davis Islands Man Sentenced to More Than Seventeen Years for Receipt of Child Pornography

Daytona Beach Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Sexually Exploiting a Child

August 4, 2011

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty to One Count of Tax Fraud

August 3, 2011

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

August 2, 2011

Two Individuals Sentenced for Defacing the Historic Castillo de San Marcos

July 2011

July 29, 2011

Daytona Beach Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Sexually Exploiting a Child

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to $30 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

July 28, 2011

Former Confidential Informant Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy

Drug Trafficking Organization, with Ties to Mexico, Indicted on Charges Involving Large Quantities of Methamphetamine

Philippine National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Import of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

July 27, 2011

Convicted Felon Found Guilty of Possessing a Firearm

July 25, 2011

Former Osceola County SunTrust Bank Branch Manager Pleads Guilty to Federal Embezzlement Charges

Nebraska Avenue Robber Sentenced to Forty Years

July 22, 2011

Former Government Contractor Found Guilty of Lying to Government to Obtain Housing on MacDill Air Force Base

Brevard County Convicted Child Predator Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

July 21, 2011

Columbia County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Possession of Child Pornography

July 20, 2011

Computer Hacker Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking and Unauthorized Access to a Computer

Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Nineteen Charged in Nationwide Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Conspiracy

July 19, 2011

United States Attorney Presents Restitution Payment to Former Foster Child Defrauded by Foster Parents

Felon on Federal Supervised Release for Bank Robbery is Sentenced to 20 Years for Role in Drug Conspiracy

July 18, 2011

Convicted Nassau County Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Possession of Child Pornography

Venezuelan Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Gun Smuggling Conspiracy

July 14, 2011

Former Head Start Official Convicted of Fraud

July 11, 2011

Brothers Sentenced in Bank Fraud and ID Theft Ring

July 7, 2011

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 27 Years in Federal Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Mother Pleads Guilty to Producing, Transporting and Possessing Child Pornography

Tampa men Plead Guilty to Armed Robbery of Charley's Steakhouse

July 5, 2011

St. Petersburg Police Department Detective Indicted

July 1, 2011

Brevard County Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Oxycodone Distributor Sentenced to More Than 22 Years in Prison

June 29, 2011

Former City Magistrate Pleads Guilty to Bribery

June 28, 2011

Brevard County High School Computer Technician Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Pasco County Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with a State of Florida Prisoner to File False Tax Returns and Receive Refunds

June 27, 2011

Polk County Man Sentenced to 42 Years

Plant City Men Sentenced to More than 19 Years for Robbery

June 24, 2011

Former Mayor Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Making False Statements

June 23, 2011

Sexual Predator Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison in Federal Child Pornography Case

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Mark Myrie A/K/A Buju Banton Sentenced

June 22, 2011

Duval County Man Sentenced on Federal Charges of Aggravated Identity Theft and False Representation of a Social Security Number

June 21, 2011

Two Former Certified Public Accountants Convicted of Conspiracy to Defraud IRS and Commit Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Former Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

June 20, 2011

Convicted Bradford County Sex Offender Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

June 15, 2011

Sarasota Man Pleads Guilty to Investment Scam

Former City Councilman and County Commissioner Indicted for Taking Bribes

June 14, 2011

New York City Sex Trafficker Sentenced to More Than 26 Years

Owner of El Chebo Empressa Automotriz Convicted of Being an Illegal Alien in Possession of a Firearm

Armed Robber Sentenced to Life

United States Files Suit Against Florida-Based Bay Area Sleep Associates LLC and Its Owner

June 13, 2011

Postal Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Theft of Mail Matter

United States Attorney's Office Reaches over 15,000 Students

Methamphetamine Manufacturer Sentenced

Bradenton and Sarasota Residents Sentenced for Roles in Fraudulent Oxycodone Prescription Scheme

Medicare Fraud Defendants Sentenced

June 10, 2011

Two Officers of Fraudulent Physical Therapy Company Plead Guilty in Tampa to Medicare Fraud

June 8, 2011

Tampa Man Found Guilty of Drug Conspiracy

Leader of Local Pharmacy and Property Burglary Ring Sentenced

June 7, 2011

Former Osceola County SunTrust Bank Branch Manager Arrested on Federal Embezzlement Charges

Physician Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charges

June 3, 2011

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Production of Child Pornography

Polk County Man Sentenced to More than 15 Years in Federal Prison

Former Mayor and City Magistrate Charged with Bribery and Making False Statements

June 1, 2011

Orlando Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Sexually Exploiting a Minor

Second Gainesville Businessman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Pay Kickbacks to Former Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections

Brandon Man Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Tax Case

May 2011

May 31, 2011

Sur 13 Gang Member Sentenced to Thirty-Five Years

May 27, 2011

Vice President of Fraudulent Physical Therapy Company Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

Georgia Man Indicted on Federal Charge of Attempted Online Enticement of a Minor Child to Engage in Illegal Sexual Activity

May 26, 2011

Hialeah Gardens Woman Sentenced to Eighteen Months Imprisonment for Falsely Changing Citizens Property Insurance's Mailing Address

Mortgage Fraud Defendant Sentenced to Prison

Cape Coral Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Charges in Federal Court

May 25, 2011

U.S. Attorney and Law Enforcement Partners Encourage Parents to "Take 25"

May 24, 2011

Former Mayo Clinic Employee Steven Beumel Indicted

Armed Robber Gets 50 Years

United States Attorney's Office Announces New Website Page Dedicated to DOJ Priorities and Initiatives

May 23, 2011

Three Charged in Murder-For-Hire

May 20, 2011

Jury Convicts Tony Nelson on Corruption Charges

Colombian National Who had Faked Injury to Avoid Arrest Pleads Guilty to Second Drug Trafficking Offense

California Man Indicted on Charges of Attempting to Cause Damage to a Vessel in International Waters

May 19, 2011

Brevard County Man Sentenced for Enticing a Minor

May 18, 2011

Gun at the Daytona Beach Airport Leads to Four Years in Federal Prison for New York Man

Convicted Drug Dealer Sentenced to 15 Years for Gun Possession

May 17, 2011

Jacksonville Man Sentenced to 76 Months in Federal Prison and 20 Years of Supervised Release for Accessing Child Pornography on the Internet

Occupational Therapist Assistant Charged with Healthcare Fraud and Identity Theft in Connection with Medicaid Billings

Sarasota Drug Trafficker Sentenced

May 16, 2011

Wesley Chapel Man Charged with Mortgage and Bankruptcy Fraud

Orlando Man Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Distribution of Child Pornography

May 11, 2011

Convicted Felon Sentenced to 15 Years for Gun Possession

May 6, 2011

Sarasota Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Attempting to Induce a Minor for Sex

Lakeland Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Distributing Child Pornography

New Hampshire Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Failure to Register as Sex Offender

May 5, 2011

Orlando Man Convicted of Heroin Importation

Jury Convicts Nebraska Avenue Robber

Duval County Family Indicted and Arrested on Immigration Charges

May 4, 2011

Six Individuals with Ties to Michoacan Mexico Indicted on Drug Trafficking Charges

May 3, 2011

Fort Myers Realtor Sentenced for Tax Evasion

Convicted Felon Facing Life in Prison for Crack and Firearms Charges

Neo-Nazi Gang Member Sentenced for Selling Pipe Bombs

May 2, 2011

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Robberies Facing Life Sentence

Aggravated Felon Alien Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Federal Prison

April 2011

April 27, 2011

Arizona Drug Trafficker Sentenced

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced on Federal Drug and Gun Charges

April 26, 2011

Orlando Man who Shot at Sheriff's Helicopter Sentenced to Prison

Former Home Builder Division Manager Sentenced for Fraud and Prohibited Monetary Transactions

April 22, 2011

Former Credit Union/Bank Employee Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Bank Fraud/Identity Theft

April 21, 2011

Orlando Man Convicted of Multiple Robberies Facing Life in Prison

Tax Violators Sentenced

Tampa Bank Robber Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Federal Prison

Deputy Sheriff Indicted on Drug Trafficking Charges

Daytona Beach Men Plead Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

U.S. Forest Service Employee Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receipt of Child Pornography

April 20, 2011

22 Count RICO Indictment Returned

Two Brevard County Men Plead Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

April 19, 2011

New Hampshire Man Indicted on Federal Charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Realtor and Mortgage Broker Charged in Scheme to Defraud Lenders Involving Fifteen First Coast Residential Properties

April 18, 2011

Deland Business Man Indicted for Fraud Scheme

April 15, 2011

Former Progressive Employee Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud by Altering Accident Claim Records

Jacksonville Man Arrested in Miami on Gun Charges

Tampa Man and Maryland Banker Indicted for Fraud Scheme

April 14, 2011

Parrish Man Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

Fort Myers Man Charged with Possession andn Distribution of Child Pornography

April 13, 2011

Lee County Tax Preparers Indicted

April 12, 2011

Owner of Supererior Gourment Foods Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

April 8, 2011

Villages Woman Sentenced to 15 Months for Medicare Fraud

Polk County Man Indicted on Federal Pornography Charges

April 7, 2011

Kingpin of Auto Theft and Cloning Ring Sentenced

April 6, 2011

Orlando Area Heroin Dealer Sentenced to More than Fifteen Years in Prison for Drug and Firearms Charges

April 5, 2011

Colombian National Sentenced on Narcotics Conspiracy Charges as Part of Large Jamaican Drug Ring

Pinellas County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

April 4, 2011

Miami-Dade County Men Sentenced in Export Violation Case

April 1, 2011

Clay County Man Indicted on Charges of Child Pornography

Pasco County Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornagraphy

U.S. Attorney Announces Special Awareness Month

March 2011

March 31, 2011

Former Orion Bank President Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud and Deceive Bank Examiners

Two Fort Myers Men Indicted for Robbery of an Undercover Lee County Detective

March 30, 2011

DEA's Highest Ranking Guatemalan Drug Trafficker Indicted and Arrested in Guatemala on Federal Drug Charges

Three Polk County Men Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison

March 29, 2011

Jamaican Citizen Pleads Guilty to $220 Million Ponzi Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

Child Sex Trafficker Pleads Guilty in Two Cases

March 28, 2011

Foreign National Indicted for Illegal Import of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

March 25, 2011

Palm Coast Woman Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling from Union Apprenticeship Program

Tax Violators Charged in the Middle District of Florida

March 24, 2011

Two Lee County Residents Indicted on Social Security Fraud

March 23, 2011

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced to 97 Months for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

March 18, 2011

Lakeland Man Who Targeted Law Enforcement Helicopter with Powerful Green Laser Pleads Guilty

Former Director of Facilities for the Brevard Family of Housing Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiracy

March 17, 2011

Arcadia Man Indicted on Federal Gun Charge

Two Indicted for Defacing the Castillo de San Marcos

March 16, 2011

Orange Park Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

Nine Sentenced in Southwest Florida Prescription Drug Fraud Ring

March 15, 2011

Operators of Driver License Mill Charged in Counterfeit Documents Fraud Scheme

March 14, 2011

Jacksonville Doctor Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receipt of Child Pornography

March 10, 2011

Defendant Pleads Guilty in International Investment Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Mother and Son Indicted on Mortgage Fraud and Drug Charges

March 9, 2011

Jury Convicts Texas Man in Investment Scheme

Fort Myers Attorney Indicted for Mail and Wire Fraud

March 8, 2011

Three Tampa Area Men Indicted in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

March 4, 2011

Former Polk County School District Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Operations Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bribery

March 3, 2011

Illegal Alien Sentenced to 34 Months in Federal Prison for Theft of Son's Identity

March 2, 2011

Gainesville Businessman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Pay Kickbacks to Former Secreatary of the Florida Department of Corrections, James Vernon Crosby, Jr.

Five Former Executives Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges

February 2011

February 2, 2011

Brevard County Man Sentenced and his Boat Forfeited in Death of Manatee

Armed Volusia County Drug Dealer Sentenced to Eleven Years in Federal Prison

February 3, 2011

Conspirators Sentenced in Automotive Battery Theft Ring

Bradenton Man Found Guilty of Armed Robberies

February 4, 2011

U.S. Attorney Announces Results of Operation Kissimmee Crackdown

February 8, 2011

Daytona Beach Men Arrested for Producing Child Pornography

U.S. Forest Service Employee and his Stepson Both Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Weeki Wachee Man Sentenced for Sale of Machine Guns

February 9, 2011

One Tampa Man and Four Orlando Area Men Charged with Selling "Cut" for Cocaine and Heroin

February 11, 2011

Pinellas Real Estate Investor Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Mortgage Fraud

February 14, 2011

Tampa Man Sentenced to Twelve Years in Federal Prison for Six Bank Robberies

February 17 2011

Brandon Man Pleads Guilty to 17 Tax Felonies

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges Tampa Area Clinic Owners and Doctor with Schemes to Defraud Medicare and Medicaid of Over $5 Million

Jury Finds New York Man Guilty of Sex Trafficking Women by Force, Threats of Force, and Fraud

Fort Myers Attorney Indicted for Fraud

February 18, 2011

Sarasota Man Guilty of Online Inducement of a Minor

U.S. Attorney Announces Unsealing of 27 Count Prositution Indictment

Volusia Bank Robber with Fake Bomb Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

February 22, 2011

Former Detective Charged with Participating in Mail Fraud Scheme

Jury Finds Mark Myrie aka Buju Banton Guilty

Duval County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges of Aggravated Identity Theft and False Representation of a Social Security Number

February 23, 2011

Father and Son Charged with Manufacturing Hallucinogenic Mushrooms in Super Lab

Pearlman Sales Agent who Targeted Elderly Investors Indicted

Medical "Head-Hunter" Charged with Wire Fraud for False Billings

February 24, 2011

Jury Finds Earl Hunter (aka Fifty) Guilty

February 25, 2011

Brevard County Sex Offender Found Guilty of Downloading and Possessing Child Pornography

14 Defendants Charged in Large Scale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy Invovling Over $47 Million in Loans and 22 Residential Properties in Sarasota, FL

Convicted Felon Sentenced to Nine Years for Firerams Possession

Former Tampa Tribune Employee Sentenced to Forty-Eight Months for Embezzling over $1 Million

Orlando Man Sentenced to 22 Years in Federal Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography

 

January 2011

January 4, 2011

Department of Justice Transfers Seized House to the Housing Authority of Tarpon Springs

Illegal Alien Found Guilty of Transporting Illegal Aliens

January 5, 2011

St. Augustine Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Former Mortgage Company Employee Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud and Money Laundering

IllegalAlien Sentenced to More than 4 Years in Federal Prison

January 7, 2011

Health Care Therapy Clinic Operators Sentenced to Prison on Charges of Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

Four Atlanta Men Sentenced in Conspiracy to Deliver Multiple Kilograms of Methamphetamine to the Orlando Area

January 10, 2011

Tallahassee Man Sentenced to Life for Child Sex Trafficking

Daytona Beach Man Sentenced to More than 9 Years for Selling Guns and Drugs

January 11, 2011

Defendant in International Investment Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Extradicted from Spain

January 14, 2011

DC Man Indicted for Violations at MacDill Air Force Base

Brevard County Man Sentenced to 1 1/2 Years in Federal Prison for Bribing a Brevard Family of Housing Employee

Oviedo Man Arrested for Distribution of Child Pornography

Former OSI Restaurant Partners Employee Sentenced to Two and a Half Years Incarceration for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

January 18, 2011

Minister Sentenced to 30 Months for Embezzlement of Union Funds

Tampa Man Sentenced to 62 Years Imprisonment for Amred Robbery and Carjacking

January 20, 2011

Orlando Man Who Targeted Sheriff's Office Helicopter with Laser Pleads Guilty

January 21, 2011

Jury Convicts Orlando Felon of Shooting at Police Helicopter in Second Trial

January 25, 2011

Pharmacist Sentenced for Forging and Dispensing Fraudulent Prescriptions

January 28, 2011

Three Pinellas County Men Convicted of Asbestos Mishandling

U.S. Attorney Presents $2,671,824.73 to the Volusia County Bureau of Investigation

January 31, 2011

Former School Teacher in Brevard County Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Federal Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Three Owners of Bradenton Food Mart Indicted for Wire and Food Stamp 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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