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December 2012

December 27, 2012

Clay County Man Indicted For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Jacksonville Man Indicted On Federal Child Pornography Charges

December 21, 2012

Repeat Offender Sentenced To Six And A Half Years For Bank Fraud

Another Alien Was Found Guilty Of Marriage Fraud

December 20, 2012

Duval County Man Indicted On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Sarasota Felon Indicted For Possessing A Firearm

Former Surgical Technician Sentenced For Medical Tampering

December 19, 2012

Two Florida Men Sentenced For Heroin Conspiracy

First Lady Of IRS Tax Fraud Indicted, Along With Her Boyfriend

Former Bank Vice President Sentenced To 10 Months For Embezzlement

December 18, 2012

Tampa Area Business Executive Convicted Of Tax Crimes

December 17, 2012

Members Of The Guardians Gang Sentenced To Federal Prison

Miami Cocaine Distributor Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison

December 14, 2012

Casselberry Man Convicted Of Aggravated Sexual Assault On Cruise Ship

Houston Lawyer Sentenced In Corporate Identity Theft Scheme

December 13, 2012

Tax Preparer Sentenced To Federal Prison

Former Countrywide And NCB Loan Officer Sentenced To Federal Prison For His Participation In Large-Scale Mortgage Fraud Scheme

December 12, 2012

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

Cape Coral Men Found Guilty In Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

Gulf Coast Felons Indicted For Possessing Firearms

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To Six Years In Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Local Pharmacist Guilty Of Filling Hundreds Of Fraudulent Oxycodone Prescriptions

December 11, 2012

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To Over 19 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography And Making False Statements To The FBI

December 7, 2012

Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To More Than 15 Years In Federal Prison

U. S. Attorney's Office Recovers More Than $51 Million In Debt Owed To U.S. Taxpayers In FY 2012

Two More Sentenced In Orlando For Credit Card Fraud And Identity Theft

December 5, 2012

Port Charlotte Resident Convicted Of Tax Fraud

Last Member Of Phoenix Alien Smuggling Organization Sentenced To Prison

December 4, 2012

President Of Car Dealership Convicted Of Money Laundering

Former Sarasota Loan Officer Pleads Guilty To Mortgage Fraud

December 3, 2012

Orlando Man Sentenced For Sex Trafficking Of 13 Year Old

Orlando Woman Sentenced To Prison For Role In Sex Trafficking Conspiracy

November 2012

November 29, 2012

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To 5½ Years In Federal Prison For Extortion And Child Pornography

Former Daytona Beach Clinic Owner Sentenced  To More Than 15 Years In Federal Prison

Cocaine Trafficker Found Guilty

Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

November 27, 2012

Oxycodone Trafficker Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison

Three More Found Guilty In Operation Knot So Fast

Former Nurse Sentenced To Six Years In Federal Prison

November 26, 2012

Local Mortgage Broker And Business Owner Sentenced

November 20, 2012

Tavares Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Online Enticement Of A Child

Group of Owned and Affiliated Florida Hospitals Agree to Pay US $10.1 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Former Executive at Florida-Based Lender Processing Services Inc. Admits Role in Mortgage-Related Document Fraud Scheme

Tampa Woman Indicted For Aggravated Identity Theft And Tax Refund Fraud

Shattered Window Bandit Identified And Charged With Multiple Counts Of Armed Robbery

November 19, 2012

Jacksonville Cocaine Trafficker Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison

November 16, 2012

Georgia Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Advertisement For Child Pornography And Attempted Online Child Enticement

Texas Business Owner Sentenced In Counterfeit Circuit Breaker Scheme

November 15, 2012

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced To 27 Years For Transporting And Possessing Child Pornography

November 14, 2012

Brevard Dentist Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

Honduran Citizen Indicted In Marijuana Grow House Conspiracy

Last Member Of Large Drug Trafficking Organization With Ties To Mexico Sentenced

November 13, 2012

Last Individual Sentenced As Part Of Operation Woodchop

November 7, 2012

Zephyrhills Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Methamphetamine Trafficking

November 6, 2012

Nine More Drug Traffickers Sentenced In Operation Sooner Or Later

Two Citrus County Armed Robbers Sentenced To Decades In Federal Prison

Pinellas County Woman Sentenced To Prison For Participating In Student Loan Fraud Conspiracy

Sarasota Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Bank Fraud

En Fuego for Jesus Ministry Members Convicted Of Child Sex Trafficking

November 5, 2012

Former Property Management Executive Pleads Guilty To Four Counts Of Federal Wire Fraud

Orlando Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Of Minors Through Force, Fraud, And Coercion

Illegal Alien Sentenced To More Than 2 Years In Federal Prison On Re-Entry Charges

Nokomis Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

November 2, 2012

Couple Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To File $1.9 Million False Tax Claim

Bulk Mail Company Owner Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Federal Prison

November 1, 2012

Polk County Man Re-Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Murder Of Haines City Police Officer

Eleven Individuals Sentenced For Their Participation In Large-Scale Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Pharmacist Impersonator Sentenced To Prison And Ordered To Change His Name

Lake Wales Youth Minister Charged With Production And Attempted Production Of Child Pornography

October 2012

October 30, 2012

Orlando Woman Sentenced To Four Years In Federal Prison For Bank Fraud

Melbourne Man Pleads Guilty To Short Sale Mortgage Fraud

Army Master Sergeant Sentenced For Violating Arms Export Control Act And International Traffic In Arms Regulations

October 29, 2012

Three Family Members Sentenced For Cocaine Charges

Husband, Wife, And Former Police Officer Sentenced For Their Participation In Large-Scale Mortgage Fraud Scheme

November 2012 Elections

October 26, 2012

Orlando Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To More Than 15 Years In Federal Prison

Orlando Man Indicted For Shining Laser At Police Helicopter

October 25, 2012

Rockledge Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

October 24, 2012

Members Of Pasco County Oxycodone Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced In Federal Court

October 23, 2012

Pinellas County Man Pleads Guilty To Facilitating Student Loan Fraud

Volusia County Bank Robber Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison

Middleburg Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Advertisement And Receipt Of Child Pornography

October 22, 2012

Husband And Wife Receive Life Sentences For Contract Murder

Former Florida Hospital Employee Pleads Guilty To Data Theft

October 19, 2012

Heads Of Nationwide Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering Organization Sentenced To Federal Prison

Federal Jury Convicts Three Of Mortgage Fraud Flopping

Alien Smuggling Leader Sentenced To 8 Years Prison

October 18, 2012

St. Petersburg Registered Sex Offender Charged With Child Pornography Offenses

Former Florida Army National Guard Recruiter Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Public Money

Tampa Man Sentenced For Exporting Millions Of Dollars worth Of Computer Equipment To Iran

Mexican Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 40 In Federal Prison

October 17, 2012

Romanian Woman Sentenced To 33 Months In Federal Prison For Committing Wire Fraud

Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Failure To Register As Sex Offender

Winter Garden Bookkeeper Sentenced To More Than Four Years In Prison For Wire Fraud

California Man Convicted On Federal Drug Charges

October 16, 2012

Occupational Therapist Impersonator Charged With Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud, And Identity Theft

Tampa Bay Area Armed Bank Robber Sentenced To More Than 41 Years In Prison

October 15, 2012

Assistant Cruise Director Sentenced To Nine Years In Federal Prison

October 12, 2012

Winter Park Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

October 11, 2012

Three Individuals Charged With Trafficking In Counterfeit Goods

Federal Jury Finds Jacksonville Man Guilty Of Mortgage Fraud

Jacksonville Man Indicted For Product Tampering

October 10, 2012

Lake Wales Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Offenses

Convicted Felon Sentenced For Planning Murder

October 9, 2012

Duval County Woman Sentenced For Bomb Hoax Involving Jaxport

Jacksonville Man Indicted For Shining Laser At Police Helicopter

October 5, 2012

Canadian Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Identity Theft Scheme

Local Technology Consultant Indicted On 29 Counts Of Fraud And Identity Theft

October 4, 2012

Sword Wielding Palm Coast Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Receiving Child Pornography

October 3, 2012

Captain Of Refueling Boat For Drug Traffickers Sentenced To More Than 24 Years

Lee County Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Possessing Child Pornography

U.S. Attorney Announces $100,000 In Grants To Combat Intellectual Property Theft In The City Of Orlando

October 1, 2012

Tampa Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To More Than 21 Years

September 2012

September 27, 2012

Clearwater Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years For Scheme To Defraud Private Equity Firms And 84 Year Old Man

September 26, 2012

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced To Fifteen Years For Unlawfully Possessing A Firearm

Wauchula Man Sentenced To More Than 24 Years For Cocaine Distribution

Brevard County Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Copper Wire From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Tampa Man Sentenced To 78 Months For Federal Narcotics Charges

Lee County Teacher's Aide Sentenced To 15 Years For Possessing And Distributing Child Pornography

September 25, 2012

Former Bank Vice President Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

Convicted Drug Trafficker Found Guilty

Riverview Woman Sentenced To More Than Two Years For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

Tampa Clothing Store Operator Sentenced To Federal Prison For Firearm Possession

Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty To Preparing False Tax Returns

September 24, 2012

U.S. Attorney's Office Joins Medicine Abuse Project

Canadian Man Sentenced to More than 6 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography over the Internet

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing From The Jacksonville Electric Authority

September 21, 2012

Tampa Man Convicted In Oxycodone Prescription Scheme

Hillsborough County Real Estate Director Indicted For Mortgage Fraud

September 20, 2012

St. Augustine Beach Woman Sentenced To More Than 30 Years For Fraud

Owner Of Energy Crop Company Indicted

Local Rapper Sentenced To 30 Years For Drug Trafficking

September 19, 2012

Plant City Man Sentenced To 27 Months For Conspiring To Transport Illegal Aliens

Ex-Hilton Employee Sentenced For Fraud

Jury Convicts Two Orlando Men Of Heroin Conspiracy

Federal Jury Convicts Orlando Couple Of Credit Card Fraud Charges

Father And Son Plead Guilty To Their Roles In Fraud Scheme

Bradenton Man Sentenced To 60 Years In Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking And Gun Offenses

September 18, 2012

Brevard County Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Child Pornography Over The Internet

Texas Cocaine Trafficker Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison

Port Orange Man Arrested For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To More Than 15 Years For Gun Possession

Columbia County Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

September 17, 2012

Tampa Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Sex Trafficking Of Minors

September 14, 2012

Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Engaging In Fraud Related To Inspection Of Foreclosed Properties

September 13, 2012

Sarasota Man Charged With Possessing Firearms And Marijuana

Progress Village Area Crack Dealer Found Guilty

September 12, 2012

Methamphetamine Distributor Convicted At Trial

September 11, 2012

Brevard County Man Sentenced To More Than 8 Years For Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography

Orlando Man Convicted Of Attempting To Entice A Minor To Engage In Sexual Activity

Pinellas County Mechanic Sentenced To 17 ½ Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Radiology Technician Sentenced To 30 Years For Product Tampering

St. Augustine Sex Offender Charged With International Transportation Of Child Pornography

September 7, 2012

Osceola County Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Production, Transportation And Possession Of Child Pornography

September 5, 2012

Twenty-One Individuals Charged In Operation Knot So Fast 2012

Palmetto Drug Dealer Sentenced To Life In Prison

St. Petersburg Doctor Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Illegally Prescribing Pain Medications

Armed Bloods Drug Dealer Sentenced To More Than 20 Years In Federal Prison

Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering Charges

Orlando Man Sentenced To Prison For Carrying A Firearm While Impersonating A Federal Agent

Twelfth Individual Sentenced To Prison For Credit Card Fraud Conspiracy

September 4, 2012

Orlando Attorneys Plead Guilty In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Principal At Local Mortgage Brokerage Firm Sentenced

August 2012

August 30, 2012

Longwood Man Sentenced To Prison For $4 Million Tax Evasion

South Carolina Man Pleads Guilty To Commercial Sex Trafficking By Force

Two Indicted For Laundering Marijuana Proceeds For Gulf Cartel In Central Florida

August 29, 2012

Man Pleads Guilty To Lying In Terrorism Investigation

August 28, 2012

Forensic Accountant Found Guilty Of Bankruptcy Fraud

Former Owner Of Daytona Beach Clinic Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Conspiracy, And Money Laundering

August 27, 2012

John Doe Sentenced To 10 Years For Aggravated Identity Theft And Fraud Charges Involving United States Navy And Jaxport

August 24, 2012

Orlando Man Sentenced To 32 Years In Federal Prison On Robbery And Firearm Charges

Jacksonville Man Indicted On Federal Charges Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography

August 23, 2012

Ocala National Forest Methamphetamine Manufacturers Sentenced

Wildwood Man Sentenced To Twenty Years For Distribution Of Child Pornography

Five Plead Guilty In Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Second-In-Command Of International Drug Trafficking Organization Found Guilty Of Conspiracy

Sarasota Man Indicted For Mortgage Fraud

August 22, 2012

Pharmacist Found Guilty Of Illegally Distributing Oxycodone

Couple Sentenced To Prison For Income Tax Conspiracy

August 17, 2012

Leesburg Man Convicted Of Distributing Crack Cocaine And Illegal Pills In Tangerine, Florida

Seffner Bandit Sentenced For Multiple Armed Robberies

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Transportation Of Child Pornography

Business Owners Sentenced In Federal Court For Roles In Automotive Battery Theft Ring

August 16, 2012

Tampa Man And Maryland Banker Sentenced For Bank Fraud And Other Offenses

Ocala Man Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud

Palm Bay Sexual Predator Sentenced To More Than 19 Years In Federal Prison

Baker County Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Failure To Register As Sex Offender

Port Orange Man Sentenced To Prison For Trafficking Counterfeit Viagra And Cialis

California Man Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal Prison For Fraudulent E-Bay Auctions

August 15, 2012

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges Involving Extortion And Child Pornography

Lakeland Doctor Sentenced To Prison For Theft Of Disability Benefits

August 14, 2012

Cape Coral Tax Preparer Sentenced To 2 Years In Federal Prison

Mobile Methamphetamine Manufacturer Pleads Guilty

August 13, 2012

Citrus County Armed Robbers Plead Guilty

Honduran Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Conspiracy To Transport Illegal Aliens From Texas To Florida

Heroin Trafficker Sentenced To More Than Two Years

Virginia Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Eight-Time Convicted Armed Robber Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison

August 10 ,2012

Pines Gun And Drug Dealer Sentenced To Thirty-One Years

August 9, 2012

Methamphetamine Supplier Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

Orlando Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Engage In Sex Trafficking Of Minors

Houston Lawyer Sentenced On Charge Of Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud In Corporate Identity Theft Scheme

August 8, 2012

Zephyrhills Man Found Guilty of Methamphetamine Trafficking

August 6, 2012

Pinellas County Woman Pleads Guilty To Student Loan Fraud Conspiracy

Former Tax Return Preparer Sentenced To 18 Months In Federal Prison For Tax Fraud Scheme

Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing Contents Of Mail

Georgia Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years in Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Triggerman Found Guilty In Murder For Hire

August 3, 2012

Three Naples Men Charged With Unlicensed Firearm Dealing

August 1, 2012

Naples Man Indicted For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

July 2012

July 31, 2012

Army Master Sergeant Pleads Guilty To Arms Export Control Act Violation

July 30, 2012

Pasco County Pharmacist Charged With Illegally Distributing Pain Medications

July 27, 2012

Gainesville Woman Indicted On Identity Theft And Fraud Charges

July 26, 2012

Collier County Man Sentenced In Federal Court For Killing A Florida Panther

Federal Jury Finds Ocala Man Guilty Of Copyright Infringement

July 25, 2012

Former Jacksonville Title Agency Owner Sentenced To 18 Months In Federal Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

July 24, 2012

Largo Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Two Central Florida Men Sentenced For Participating In Marijuana Distribution Ring Tied To The Gulf Cartel

Air Force Airman Sentenced To Ten Years In Federal Prison For Attempted Online Enticement Of A Minor

Jasper Woman Indicted In Anthrax Hoax

Pharmacist Impersonator Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud, Identity Theft, And Money Laundering

July 23, 2012

Tampa Man Convicted Of Federal Drug Charges

Federal Jury Convicts Tampa Man Of Mail Fraud Conspiracy

July 18, 2012

Tampa Man Indicted For Tax Fraud

Armed Career Criminal Found Guilty Of Possessing A Firearm And Ammunition

July 17, 2012

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Engage In Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

July 16, 2012

Three Jacksonville Cocaine Traffickers Sentenced To Federal Prison Terms For Shipping Cocaine From Southern California To Northeast Florida

Alien Smuggling Leader Sentenced To 41 Months Prison

July 13, 2012

Thirty- One Individuals Charged With Illegally Distributing Pain Medications In Florida, Tennessee, And Kentucky

Lake Wales Man Charged With Child Pornography Offenses

Tampa Man Found Guilty Of Planning Murder

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Receipt Of Child Pornography

July 12, 2012

Four Individuals Indicted In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

President Of Florida Employer Solutions, Inc. Sentenced To Two Years In Federal Prison

July 10, 2012

Venezuelan Drug Trafficker Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Prison For Returning To United States Illegally

Tampa Man And Woman Sentenced For Drug Trafficking And Money Laundering Convictions

July 5, 2012

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of 13 Year Old

June 2012

June 29, 2012

Two Orlando Residents Sentenced In Counterfeit Travelers Check Scheme

June 28, 2012

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

Manatee County Man Sentenced To Two Years Probation And Fined For Violation Of Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Pines Drug Dealer Sentenced To Ten Years

Third Conspirator Sentenced In $11 Million Fraud Scheme

June 27, 2012

Aggravated Felon Alien Sentenced To 50 Months In Prison For Returning To United States After Being Deported

Retired U.S. Coast Guardsmen Sentenced To More Than 12 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

June 26, 2012

Rockledge Man Convicted Of Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

Polk County Man Sentenced For Embezzling Social Security Funds

Convicted Felon With Five Stolen Firearms Facing At Least 15 Years In Federal Prison

June 25, 2012

Bradford County Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years In Federal Prison For Using Tanning Bed Business To Produce Child Pornography

Jacksonville Man Sentenced To More Than 10 Years  In Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

June 22, 2012

Pines Drug Dealer Sentenced To More Than 15 Years

Tampa Man Convicted For Role In Two Armed Bank Robberies

Major In The U.S. Army Reserve, Former Police Officer, Sentenced To Twelve Years For Online Enticement

June 21, 2012

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Medical Tampering Charges And To Firearm Charge

Orlando Woman Convicted Of Counterfeit Traveler’s Check Scheme

Tampa Man Found Guilty Of Federal Narcotics Charges

June 20, 2012

Lehigh Acres Realtor Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Convicted Felon With Loaded Firearm And Drugs Sentenced To More Than 12 Years In Federal Prison

Tampa Man Sentenced To Ten Years For Using A Phone And Computer To Arrange For Sex With A Child

Army Reservist Allegedly Swindles Millions From Military

June 19, 2012

Department Of Justice Returns $356,695 In Proceeds Of Tax Refund Fraud To Internal Revenue Service

Orange Park Man And Four Others Sentenced In Connection With Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud/Identity Theft Scheme

Columbia County Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Receiving Child Pornography

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of Gun And Sale Of Drugs

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Gun Possession

June 18, 2012

St. Petersburg Doctor Found Guilty Of Illegally Prescribing Pain Medications

June 15, 2012

Former WAMU Loan Officer Sentenced To 15 Months In Federal Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Convicted Felons Sentenced To 15 Years For Possession Of A Firearm

Postal Employee Sentenced Stealing Gift Cards From Mail

Illegal Aliens Sentenced To Federal Prison For Returning To United States After Deportation

June 14, 2012

Bradenton Sisters Convicted Of Mail Theft Scheme

St. Petersburg Man Arrested On Charges Of Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography

June 12, 2012

Former Orion Bank President Is Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Bank Fraud And To Deceive Bank Examiners

une 11, 2012

Winter Springs Man Sentenced To 5 Years For $11 Million Ponzi Scheme

June 7, 2012

Firearms Trafficker Sentenced To 38 Months In Federal Prison

Tampa Man Convicted Of Drug Trafficking

June 6, 2012

Felon Sentenced To 20 Years For Gun Possession And Narcotics Distribution

Winter Haven Man Sentenced To More Than 6 Years For Possession Of Child Pornography

Tampa Clothing Store Operator Convicted Of Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Palmetto Man Sentenced For Failure To File Tax Returns

Former Ocala Police Officer Sentenced For Participating In Tax Fraud

Charlotte County Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

Haitian National Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Firearms Out Of The United States

Owner And Operator Of Bogus Physical Therapy Clinic Pleads Guilty To Million-Dollar Health Care Fraud Scheme

June 4, 2012

Alien Sentenced To More Than Two Years In Federal Prison For Identity Theft

May 2012

May 31, 2012

Assistant Cruise Director Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

SOCOM Defense Contractors Sentenced To Federal Prison

Brevard County Man Sentenced For Collection Of Deceased Mother's Social Security Benefits

Local Developer Sentenced

May 30, 2012

Serviceman Faces Child Pornography Charges

Sarasota Man Pleads Guilty To Four Bank Robberies In Federal Court

May 29, 2012

Tampa Used Car Dealer Arrested For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Tampa Woman Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

Canadian Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Pornography In Jacksonville

May 25, 2012

Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Fraudulent Ebay Auctions

May 24, 2012

A Federal Jury Finds “John Doe” Guilty Of Aggravated Identity Theft And Fraud Charges Involving United States Navy And Jaxport

Bradenton Felon Convicted Of Drug Trafficking And Gun Offenses

May 23, 2012

Man Pleads Guilty To Heroin Trafficking

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than 15 Years As Armed Career Criminal

May 22, 2012

Houston Lawyers Convicted Of Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud In Corporate Identity Theft Scheme

May 21, 2012

Felon With Gun Sentenced To More Than Ten Years

Radio Talk Show Host Sentenced To 15 Months In Federal Prison

May 18, 2012

Naples Man Pleads Guilty To Shooting A Florida Panther

Former Daytona Beach Chiropractor Charged With Illegally Dispensing Prescription Drugs And Health Care Fraud

"Pines" Crack Dealer, Who Sold Uzi To Undercover Law Enforcement, Sentenced To Fifteen Years

Palm Coast Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography And Destruction Of Evidence

Baker County Man Indicted On Federal Charge Of Failure To Register As Sex Offender

May 17, 2012

Two "La Familia" Traffickers Plead Guilty To Drug And Money Laundering Charges

Brevard County High School Computer Technician Sentenced To More Than 12 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Pinellas County Mechanic Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Pornography

May 16, 2012

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Aiming A Laser At Airliners Departing From Orlando International Airport

Former Florida Department of Transportation Employee Indicted

Alien Sentenced To Federal Prison For Re-Entering The United States Illegally

May 15, 2012

Doctor Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison In Oxycodone Distribution Case

Bank Robber Enters Guilty Pleas In Federal Court

Former Fugitive Sentenced To Seventy-Eight Months In Federal Prison For Conspiracy To Obstruct Justice

May 14, 2012

Methamphetamine Distributors Sentenced To Federal Prison

May 11, 2012

Mayo Clinic Radiology Tech Pleads Guilty To Spreading Hepatitis C

May 10, 2012

Bradenton Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Engage In Sex Trafficking Of Minors

May 9, 2012

Holly Hill Man Pleads Guilty To Four Volusia County Bank Robberies

Palm Coast Man Charged In Federal Court With Receiving Child Pornography

Occupational Therapy Assistant Sentenced For Medicare And Medicaid Fraud

May 8, 2012

Manatee County Man Found Guilty Of Placing Bait For Dove Shoot

May 4, 2012

Husband, Wife And Former Police Officer Found Guilty Of Participating In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

St. Augustine Man Faces Mandatory Life In Prison On Drug Trafficking Charges

Wesley Chapel Man Sentenced To Ten Years For Using A Phone And Computer To Arrange For Sex With Child

Polk County Methamphetamine Traffickers Indicted

May 3, 2012

Volusia County Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

Zellwood Cocaine And Firearms Dealer Sentenced To More Than 10 Years In Federal Prison

May 2, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Sanford Man on Firearms Charge

Tampa-Area Resident Charged In Nationwide Medicare Fraud Strike Force Takedown

Jacksonville Woman Indicted For Wire Fraud Related To The Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill

Cocoa Man Sentenced To 15 Years For Producing Child Pornography

May 1, 2012

Bronx Man Sentenced for Role in Conspiracy Involving Fraudulent U.S. Income Tax Returns Requesting Tax Refunds Stolen from Mail

April 2012

April 30, 2012

Two Pinellas County Residents Indicted for Student Loan Fraud

April 27, 2012

Sarasota Ponzi Schemer Marian Morgan Sentenced To Thirty-Five Years in Prison

California Man and Other Members of Marijuana Conspiracy Sentenced

Palmetto Man Convicted on Drug Charges

U. S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Doctor Charged in "Pill Mill" Case

April 26, 2012

Former Assistant Superintendent of Polk County School Board Sentenced for Bribery Conspiracy

Former State Department Agent Sentenced for Transportation of Child Pornography

April 25, 2012

Maryland Lawyer Sentenced to Ten Years for Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity

Lakeland Man Convicted in Marijuana Growing Conspiracy

Christmas Eve Bank Robber Facing up to 20 Years in Federal Prison

Winter Haven Bank Robber Sentenced to More than Three Years

April 24, 2012

Owners and Operators of Physical Therapy Clinics Charged in Multi- Million Dollar Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

April 23, 2012

Winter Park Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Child Pornography

April 20, 2012

Three St. Petersburg Men Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

Jacksonville Juries Convict Two Gang Members of Racketeering Violations

April 19, 2012

Virginia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receiving Child Pornography

April 18, 2012

Members of Nationwide Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to Federal Prison

April 17, 2012

Stolen Prescriptions Bring Federal Drug Charges

April 16, 2012

New Port Richey Man Charged with Failure to File a Tax Return

Couple Charged with Income Tax Conspiracy

April 13, 2012

Former Marion County Deputy Sheriff Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Prison on Drug and Gun Charges

Local Technology Consultant Arrested for Fraud And Identity Theft

Canadian Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges in Jacksonville

April 12, 2012

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison For Possession and Transportation of Child Pornography

April 11, 2012

Final Crew Member Sentenced in Multi-Ton Maritime Cocaine Seizure

April 10, 2012

Orange Park Woman Charged with Tax-Related Fraud

Naples Man Charged with Making Destructive Devices and Firearms Violations

Tampa Man and Maryland Banker Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud and Other Offenses

April 5, 2012

Orlando Man Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $1.6 Million from Construction Company

Altamonte Springs Man Sentenced to 4 Years for Bank Fraud

Kissimmee Man Charged with Possessing More than $275,000 of Counterfeit Currency

April 4, 2012

Tampa Convenience Store Operator Sentenced to More than Three Years in Federal Prison

Palatka Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

April 3, 2012

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. Agrees to Pay $137.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Joint Operation Nets Eight Individuals for Federal Gun Crimes

March 2012

March 30, 2012

Connecticut Man Charged with Enticing a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity

Illegal Alien Sentenced to 7 Years in Federal Prison on Re-entry Charges

March 29, 2012

Third Co-conspirator in Driver License Mill Sentenced

March 27, 2012

Drug Trafficker Sentenced to Life in Prison

March 26, 2012

Orlando Man Charged with Aiming a Laser at Airliners Departing from Orlando International Airport

Tampa Man Arrested for Mail Fraud as Part of "Operation Rainmaker"

March 23, 2012

Jacksonville Man Indicted on Federal Charges Involving Extortion and Child Pornography

Brazilian Woman Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Alien Smuggling and Worker Visa Fraud Conspiracy

Pharmacy Technician Sentenced to More than Seven Years for Trafficking in Oxycodone and Making False Statements to Police

March 22, 2012

Chiropractic Clinics Charged with Fraudulent Insurance Scheme

March 21, 2012

Three Armed Felons Sentenced to Federal Prison

March 20, 2012

Fort Myers Attorney Sentenced to Six Years for Fraud

Palm Coast Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography over the Internet

March 19, 2012

Melbourne Man Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

March 16, 2012

Convicted Felon Faces up to Life in Federal Prison

March 15, 2012

Daytona Beach Drug Dealer Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

Plant City Methamphetamine Dealer Gets Life in Prison

March 14, 2012

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Distribution

Local Developer Pleads Guilty Partner and Homeowners Sentenced

March 12, 2012

Letter Carrier Sentenced for His Role in Conspiracy Involving Fraudulent U.S. Income Tax Returns Requesting Tax Refunds Stolen from Mail

Former City Councilman and County Commissioner Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Taking Bribes

Mount Dora Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Federal Prison For Cocaine Distribution and Firearms Offenses

Cocaine Trafficker from Mexico Sentenced to More than 11 Years in Federal Prison

Columbia County Man Sentenced to 33 Months in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Sanford Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography

March 9, 2012

Tampa Woman Sentenced to Two Years for Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods

March 8, 2012

Air Force Serviceman Found Guilty of Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Illegal Sexual Activity

Flagler Beach Woman Found Guilty of Social Security Fraud

March 7, 2012

Third Crew Member Sentenced in Multi-ton Maritime Cocaine Seizure

California Man Sentenced for Actions on Board Cruise Ship

March 6, 2012

Three Kilograms of Heroin Seized at Orlando International Airport

March 2, 2012

Tampa Man Convicted of Arranging for Sex with Minor in Undercover Sex Sting Operation

Holly Hill Man Charged with Four Volusia County Bank Robberies

Manatee County Man Sentenced to More than 11 Years For Online Enticement of a Minor to Travel To Engage in Sexual Activity

Orlando Man Sentenced for Car Dealer Scheme

Kissimmee Man Pleads Guilty in Osceola County Bombing

Cocaine and Marijuana Trafficker Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

March 1, 2012

Orange Park Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography Over the Internet

Four Tampa Men and One Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison For Multiple Armed Robberies

Orlando Man Sentenced to More than 8 Years for Receiving Child Pornography

Serial Robber Sentenced to More than 65 Years for Committing String of Walgreens Robberies

Orlando Man Facing Life in Federal Prison after Pleading Guilty to Robbery and Firearms Charges

February 2012

February 28, 2012

Jacksonville Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to More than 11 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Images of Child Pornography on His Cellular Telephone

Contractors Convicted of Defrauding SOCOM and the Small Business Administration

February 27, 2012

Pharmacist Impersonator Charged with Mail Fraud, Identity Theft, and Money Laundering

February 24, 2012

Mortgage Brokerage Firm Principal and Employee Sentenced/ Another Arrested

Members of Eastern European Prostitution Ring Sentenced in Federal Court

Tampa Man Sentenced to More than 29 Years for Armed Robbery

February 23, 2012

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge of Receiving Child Pornography

Orlando Man Sentenced to Five Years for Gun Possession

Bradford County Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Using Tanning Bed Business to Produce Child Pornography

Eight Time Convicted Felon Sentenced to 15 Years for Gun Possession

February 22, 2012

Drug Smuggling Organization Manager Sentenced To More than 19 Years in Federal Prison

February 17, 2012

Court of Appeals Reinstates Courtnee Brantley's Indictment From the Shooting of Tampa Police Officers Curtis and Kocab

February 16, 2012

Orlando Man Convicted of Hobbs Act Robberies

Wesley Chapel Man Convicted of Arranging for Sex with Minor in Undercover Sex Sting Operation

February 15, 2012

Arkansas Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Obstruct Justice

Georgia Man Sentenced to 40 Months in Federal Prison for Visa Fraud

Orange Park Man Pleads Guilty to Tax-related Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

February 14, 2012

Alien Smuggler Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison

Columbia County Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges

February 13, 2012

Felon sentenced to More than 36 Years for Armed Robbery of Undercover Detective

Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession and False Statement Charges in Connection with Shooting of Two-Year-Old Cousin

February 10, 2012

Conspirator in Methamphetamine Distribution Ring Sentenced To More than Fifteen Years

Two Pasco County Traffickers Arrested

February 9, 2012

Orlando Man Convicted of Failure to File Tax Returns

February 8, 2012

Woman Who Defrauded Disabled / Elderly Victim Sentenced to Six Years in Jail

More than 3 Tons of Marijuana, More than 90 Firearms and Nearly $1 Million Seized in Multi-District Sting

Armed Felon Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Federal Prison

February 7, 2012

Tampa Woman Arrested for Tax Fraud and Identity Theft

February 6, 2012

Orlando Man Convicted of Marijuana Conspiracy

February 3, 2012

Tony Nelson and Lance Young Sentenced On Public Corruption Charges

Former Orion Bank President Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud and Related Charge

Conspirator in Methamphetamine Smuggling Ring Sentenced

Possession of Sawed off Shotguns Earns Felon Ten Years in Prison

February 2, 2012

Florida Resident Indicted for Attempting to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction

February 1, 2012

Chief of Staff of State Senator Indicted on Tax Charges

January 2012

January 31, 2012

Financial Aid Director Sentenced to Federal Prison

January 30, 2012

Two More Members of Drug Trafficking Organization Convicted

Justice Department Settles Case Against One of Nation’s Largest Debt Buyers

January 27, 2012

Members of Drug Smuggling Organization Sentenced

Tax Preparer Indicted

Jury Finds St. Augustine Beach Woman Guilty of Conspiracy, Mail Fraud, and Wire Fraud

January 26,2012

Former Jacksonville Navy Sailor Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography over the Internet

Winter Springs Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Fraud Schemes

Volusia County Bomb Builder Sentenced To 41 Months in Federal Prison

Orange County Armed Career Criminal Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Federal Prison

Jacksonville Man Found Guilty Of Production of Child Pornography And Making False Statements to FBI

Former Brevard County Truck Driver Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

Three Orlando Residents Charged with Theft of Unemployment Benefits

January 24, 2012

Lee County Tax Preparer Indicted

January 23, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Man of Producing Child Pornography at Sea World

January 20, 2012

Owner/President and Former Vice-President of Investors Outlet, Inc. Found Guilty of Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Orlando Man Sentenced to 8 Years for $11 Million Fraud Scheme

Loan Officer Sentenced for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Lehigh Acres Developer Pleads Guilty to Fraud

January 19, 2012

Melbourne Man Arrested for False Tax Returns and Obstruction of the IRS

Pharmacy Owner Indicted for Conspiracy To Distribute Oxycodone in Fort Myers

Polk County Man Charged with Embezzling Social Security Funds

Orlando Law Firm Defrauded out of $285,833.34

Tampa Convenience Store Operator Convicted of Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

January 18, 2012

Gangster Disciple Street Gang Member Sentenced to More than 24 Years in Federal Prison

January 17, 2012

Former St. Petersburg Homicide Detective Sentenced to Prison

Gainesville Businessmen Sentenced to Federal Prison For Roles in Paying Kickbacks to Former Florida Department of Corrections Officials

Tampa Man Sentenced to More than 24 Years in Federal Prison For Armed Bank Robberies

Armed Drug Dealer Sentenced to 30 Years

January 13, 2012

Tampa Woman Sentenced to Two Years for Tax Fraud

Altamonte Springs Man Convicted of Bank Fraud

January 12, 2012

Illegal Alien Indicted on Firearm Possession and False Statement Charges in Connection with Shooting of Two Year-Old

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Charges of Interstate Firearms Trafficking and False Statements to Federal Agents

Florida Mortgage Broker Sentenced to 2 Years for Wire Fraud

Five Individuals Sentenced in Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring

January 11, 2012

Tampa Man Sentenced to More than Three Years for Credit Card Fraud

January 10, 2012

Armed Drug Dealer Sentenced to More than 16 Years in Federal Prison

Orlando Man Sentenced to 32 Years for Armed Robbery of Cvs and Armed Carjacking

January 9, 2012

Florida Resident Charged With Plotting To Bomb Locations In Tampa

Former Marion County Deputy Sheriff Convicted on Drug and Gun Charges

Palm Coast Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Child Pornography over the Internet

Man Who Swallowed 800 Grams of Cocaine Sentenced On Federal Cocaine Distribution Charges

January 6, 2012

23-Year Old Manatee County Man Sentenced to More than 19 Years in Federal Prison

Illegal Alien Faces Federal Firearm Charges in Connection with Shooting of 2-Year Old

Brevard County Man Charged with Producing Child Pornography

January 5, 2012

Last Defendant Sentenced in Auto Theft and Cloning Ring

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Transportation of Child Pornography

Sarasota County Woman Sentenced for Health Care Fraud

January 4, 2012

Orlando Man Sentenced to More than 44 Years For Armed Robbery of CVS and Armed Carjacking

Fort Myers Attorney Sentenced for Wire 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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