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December 2013

December 27, 2013

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Operating A Fraudulent Investment Scheme

December 20, 2013

Genzyme Corp. To Pay $22.38 Million To Resolve False Claims Allegations Related To "Slurry" Used In Patients

Bradenton Man Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

Brunswick Couple Sentenced To Federal Prison On Identity Theft And Fraud Charges

Resident Of MacDill Air Force Base Charged With Aggravated Sexual Abuse And Production Of Child Pornography

Former JSO Corrections Officer Indicted For Receipt, Distribution, And Possession Of Child Pornography

December 19, 2013

Tampa Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Tax Refund Fraud

California Women And Florida Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Body-Smuggling Drugs To Tampa

Daytona Beach Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Possessing A Firearm

Orlando Man Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Prison For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

Oviedo Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Tax Fraud And Obstruction

December 18, 2013

Sarasota Ponzi Schemer Marian Morgan Resentenced To More Than 33 Years In Prison

Orlando Woman Sentenced To 15 Months' Imprisonment For Social Security Fraud

Guatemalan Drug Smuggler Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Oldsmar Man Arrested On Federal Charges Of Child Pornography And Enticement Of A Minor

South Florida Man Pleads Guilty For Role In $10.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

December 17, 2013

ATM "Skimmer" Found Guilty By Orlando Jury

Volusia County Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

North Port Couple Charged With Conspiring To Defraud The IRS And Filing False Tax Refund Claims

December 13, 2013

Columbia County Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Receiving Child Pornography Over the Internet

Retired Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Corrections Officer Arrested For His Involvement In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Federal Jury Convicts Tampa Woman On All Counts For Participation In Credit Card Fraud Ring

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than 13 Years In Federal Prison For Transporting Child Pornography Over the Internet

December 12, 2013

St. Petersburg Landlord Charged With EPA Violations And Falsifying Records

Former St. Petersburg Resident Indicted For Theft Of Boat And Motor From Geological Center

Longtime Tampa Fraudster Sentenced To More Than 9 Years In Federal Prison

Boat Insurance Fraud Conspirators Indicted

December 11, 2013

White Supremacist Charged For Sending Online Threatening Communications To A Florida Judge, State Attorney, And Task Force Agent

Ocala Dentist Sentenced To 3 Years In Federal Prison

December 10, 2013

Pinellas County Men Sentenced In A Joint Federal And State Weapons And Drugs Investigation

December 9, 2013

Former Real Estate Investor Sentenced To 5 Years in Prison For Bank Fraud And Money Laundering

December 4, 2013

Lake City Man Indicted On Federal Charges Of Possessing Child Pornography

Serial Con Artist Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

December 3, 2013

Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

December 2, 2013

Middleburg Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Former NASA SES Employee Pleads Guilty To Conflict Of Interest Violation

November 2013

November 26, 2013

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Former Health Care Management Associates (HMA) Executive Indicted For Obstruction-Related Offense

November 25, 2013

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced To 5 1/2 Years In Prison For Credit Card Fraud

De Leon Springs Man Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Armed Bank Robbery

United States Attorney's Office Announces School Outreach Program To Reduce Gun Violence

November 22, 2013

West Palm Beach Man Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Prison For Mail Fraud Scheme

Illinois Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Pornography From Xbox Sting

British Actor Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography Over the Internet

November 21, 2013

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Illegal Possession Of Six Machineguns

Delaware Doctor Charged With Illegally Selling Controlled Substances On The Silk Road Drug Marketplace

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Federal Prison For Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

Miami Man Sentenced To More Than Three Years In Prison For Healthcare Fraud Scheme

Caribbean Narcotics Traffickers Found Guilty By A Federal Jury

November 20, 2013

Tampa Man Sentenced For Stealing Government Money

November 19, 2013

Two Convicted Felons Sentenced For Federal Firearm Charges

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

Tampa Woman Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Tax Refund Fraud

November 18, 2013

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug, Firearm, And Theft Charges

November 15, 2013

Palatka Man Found Guilty Of Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography

Ohio-Based Basco Manufacturing Co. To Pay $1.1 Million For Allegedly Falsifying Customs Documents To Evade Import Duties On Chinese Products

November 14, 2013

Defense Contractor CEO Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding United States Navy

November 12, 2013

Eleventh Circuit Affirms Convictions Of White Supremacist Murderer Of Two Homeless Men

Former SunTrust Assistant Branch Manager Sentenced To 18 Months In Federal Prison For Theft Of Over $250,000

November 8, 2013

Tampa Couple Faces Conspiracy Charges Related To A Series Of Bank Robberies

Jacksonville Tax Return Consultant Arrested For Involvement In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To More Than 5 Years In Prison For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

November 7, 2013

Lakeland Man Found Guilty Of Trafficking In Methamphetamine

Last Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Federal Prison For Role In Sarasota Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

November 6, 2013

Lutz, FLA., Man Convicted On Drug Distribution And Sex Trafficking Charges

Second Member Of Altamont Global Partners Pleads Guilty To $16 Million Investment Fraud

November 5, 2013

Melbourne Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison On Child Pornography Charges

Orlando, FLA., Area Hospice To Pay $3 Million To Resolve Allegations That It Billed Medicare For Patients Not Terminally Ill

November 4, 2013

Jacksonville Sex Offender Indicted On Federal Charges of Possession Of Child Pornography

Two Plead Guilty In Connection With Sunshine Pharmacy Health Care Fraud Scheme

Tax Return Preparer Found Guilty For Involvement In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

November 1, 2013

Pinellas County Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Firearms Offenses

October 2013

October 31, 2013

Former Jail Captain Pleads Guilty To Making A False Statement

Jury Convicts Brevard County Man On Child Pornography Charges

October 30, 2013

Polk County Man Indicted For Tax Fraud

October 29, 2013

Former NFL Player Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal Prison For Federal Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Orlando Man Sentenced To 8 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Receiving Child Pornography

October 24, 2013

Two Plead Guilty to Money Laundering Conspiracy in $10.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Flight Attendant And Co-Conspirator Indicted For Heroin Smuggling

October 23, 2013

Convicted Felon Indicted For Impersonating DEA Agent And Possessing Firearm

St. Augustine Sex Offender Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To International Transportation Of Child Pornography

October 22, 2013

Tampa Man Indicted On Gun, Drug And Tax Fraud Related Charges

Duval County Man Indicted And Arrested On Hoax Bomb Charge Involving Jacksonville International Airport

October 18, 2013

Disbarred Attorney And Her Ex-Husband Sentenced To Prison For Stealing $2.8 Million From Clients In Medicaid Planning Fraud Scheme

Tampa Woman Pleads Guilty To Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Riverview Woman Indicted For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

October 17, 2013

Felon Convicted Of Drug Trafficking And Possessing Firearms

Local Man Pleads Guilty To Multiple Tax Fraud Charges

Federal Inmate Gets 19 Additional Years In Prison For Second Murder For Hire Scheme

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Court To Producing Child Pornography

Former Lee County Commissioner Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Hillsborough County Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Firearm And Ammunition Charge

Deltona Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Firearm And Narcotics Crimes

Deland Man Sentenced To More Than Seven Years For Possession Of Child Pornography

Daytona Beach Man Sentenced To 5 ½ Years For Possession Of Child Pornography

October 8, 2013

Tampa Bail Bondsman Sentenced To More Than 8 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

September 2013

September 30, 2013

Naples Man Sentenced To Four Years For Filing False Income Tax Returns

Jacksonville Man Indicted For Attempted Murder Of United States District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan

United States Forfeits $1,552,588.62 Obtained From The Sale Of Daytona Beach Hotel

September 27, 2013

Acting U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III Announces Hiring Grants For Law Enforcement And School Safety Officers

September 26, 2013

Federal Inmate Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison For The Murder Of A Fellow Inmate

Colombian Drug Trafficker Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking Charges

September 25, 2013

Merritt Island Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Online Enticement Of A Minor

Fleming Island Man Charged In Federal Court With Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Tarpon Springs Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Mortgage Fraud

September 24, 2013

Seminole Man Found Guilty Of Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography

California Women Convicted Of Smuggling Drugs On Airplanes To Tampa

Pasco County Pharmacist Sentenced For Illegally Distributing Pain Medications

Court Of Appeals Affirms Sholam Weiss's Convictions On Racketeering, Fraud, And Money Laundering Charges

Maurice Larry Sentenced To More Than 14 Years For Tax Fraud In Second Case In As Many Days

September 23, 2013

Orlando Woman Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Operating Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Tampa Tax Fraudster Sentenced

Guatemalan Drug Smuggler Convicted

Brevard County Resident Sentenced To Twelve Years In Prison For Tax Fraud Scheme And Aggravated Identity Theft

Lee County Commissioner Agrees To Plead Guilty To Wire Fraud

September 20, 2013

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

September 19, 2013

South Daytona Man Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Federal Prison For Possession With Intent To Distribute Crack Cocaine And  Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

Violent White Supremacist Prison Gang Member Sentenced To More Than Eight Years For Prison Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

Ocala Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years In Federal Prison For Firearm Possession

Central Florida Drug Traffickers Sentenced To Federal Prison Terms

Kissimmee Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Astatula Businessman Charged With $44 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

September 18, 2013

Ocala Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Medicaid Fraud

New York Man Pleads Guilty To Over $300,000 In Credit Card Fraud

Federal Jury Finds Clay County Man Guilty On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Ocala Dentist Convicted On Counts Of Failure To File Income Tax Returns

Washington Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Export Computers And Services To Iran

September 17, 2013

Former Attorney Sentenced To More Than Eleven Years For Bank And Mail Fraud Conspiracy

September 16, 2013

Former Pinellas County Housing Authority Employee Pleads Guilty

September 13, 2013

Fort Myers Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Identity Theft And Theft Of Government Funds

Lee County Man Pleads Guilty To Distributing Child Pornography

September 12, 2013

Palmetto Man Convicted Of Tax Crimes

Deltona Felon Sentenced To More Than Twenty One Years In Prison For Possession Of A Firearm During A Cocaine Sale

September 10, 2013

Polk County Man Charged In Federal Court For Possession Of Child Pornography

Tampa Drug Dealer Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison

September 4, 2013

Sanford Missionary Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography

September 3, 2013

Pharmacy Robber Sentenced To 38 Years In Prison

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

August 2013

August 28, 2013

Fugitive Couple Sentenced For Identity Theft

August 23, 2013

Clay County Men Indicted For Tax Refund Fraud

Apopka Man Sentenced To More Than 9 Years In Prison On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Managing Member Of Altamont Global Partners Pleads Guilty To $16 Million Investment Fraud

Brooksville Woman Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Aggravated Identity Theft

Over 12 Pounds Of Methamphetamine Seized In Multiple Law Enforcement Agency Operation

August 22, 2013

Brevard County Man Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison For Sexually Abusing A Minor On Patrick Air Force Base

Federal Jury Finds Odessa Man Guilty In Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

August 21, 2013

New York Man Sentenced To More Than 5 Years In Federal Prison For Access Device Fraud

Tax Return Preparer Sentenced To Federal Prison For More Than $1 Million In Tax Fraud

August 19, 2013

Shands Healthcare To Pay $26 Million To Resolve Allegations Related To Inpatient Stays At Six Florida Hospitals

August 16, 2013

Jacksonville Man Pleads Guilty To Receipt Of Child Pornography

August 15, 2013

Former Member Of Liberty City Seven Charged In Federal Court For Drug Distribution

Volusia County Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography 

August 14, 2013

Chiropractor Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Fraudulent Insurance Scheme

August 13, 2013

Securities Broker Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Investment Fraud

Tampa Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison On Tax Fraud Charges

Overseer Of Manatee County Marijuana Grow Houses Convicted At Trial

August 8, 2013

Tampa Area Business Executive Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Tax Crimes

Polk County Man Convicted Of Federal Firearms Charges

"King Tweet" Sentenced To More Than Fifteen Years In Prison For Possessing A Firearm

August 7, 2013

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

August 2, 2013

Deleon Springs Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Bank Robbery

August 1, 2013

Brooksville Man Pleads Guilty To Transporting Child Pornography

Palm Harbor Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Illegal Firearms Sales

Serial Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

Melbourne Man Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Threatening To Kill The President

Leader Of Sarasota Oxycodone Distribution Ring Pleads Guilty

Convicted Felon Sentenced To More Than Eight Years For Possession Of A Firearm

Florida Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison For Orchestrating A Fraud Scheme, Attempting To Murder A Witness And Murder For Hire    

July 2013

July 31, 2013

Melbourne Man Convicted Of Firearm And Drug Offenses

Serial Bank Burglar Sentenced To Eight Years

Cape Coral Man Fined $4,000 For Speeding In Manatee Zone

July 30,2013

Largo Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Possessing A Firearm

July 29, 2013

Largo Puppeteer Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison

Columbia County Man Indicted On Federal Charge Of Receiving Child Pornography Over The Internet

Three Lakeland Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Selling Firearms And Drugs

Bao Pham, D.O., and AccMed Healthcare Systems, LLC, d/b/a Florida Spine Care and Pain Center

July 26, 2013

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

St. Petersburg Crack Cocaine Dealer Sentenced To 20 Years

July 25, 2013

Sarasota County Heroin Dealer Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison

Ocala Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition

July 24, 2013

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Volusia County Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison

July 23, 2013

Three Men Sentenced In International Investment Fraud And Money Laundering Scheme

July 22, 2013

HPH Hospice To Pay $1 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

July 19, 2013

Engineer Convicted Of Tax Fraud And Obstruction

Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Role In Fraudulent Home Inspection Business

July 18, 2013

Jacksonville Man Indicted For Conspiring And Attempting To Provide Material Support To Terrorists

Conspirators Plead Guilty To Selling HIPAA-Protected Patient Information For Tax Fraud

July 16, 2013

Self Proclaimed "First Lady" Of Tax Fraud Sentenced To 21 Years

Career Criminal Facing At Least 20 Years In Prison On Federal Firearm Charges

Fugitive Apprehended And Sentenced To Federal Prison For Role In  Prostitution Conspiracy

July 15, 2013

Members Of Robbery Crew Receive Lengthy Prison Sentences

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

Ocala Man Arrested For Manufacturing Machine Guns And Firearm Silencers

July 11, 2013

Bail Bondsman Convicted Of Tax Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

Georgia Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison On Federal Child Pornography Charges

July 10, 2013

Sarasota Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty To Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns For Illegal Aliens

Dade City Man Sentenced To Nineteen Years In Federal Prison For Armed Drug Trafficking

July 9, 2013

 A. Lee Bentley, III To Serve As Acting United States Attorney For The Middle District Of Florida

Tampa Men Plead Guilty To Armed Robberies Involving Grenades

July 8, 2013

Suwannee County Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Federal Prison For Failing To Register As Sex Offender

St. Jude's Pharmacy Owner & Wife Indicted On Federal Charges

Woman Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Government Property

July 3, 2013

Virginia-Based Corporation Agrees To Pay $5.75 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Jacksonville Man Charged In Conspiracy To Send Money Syria

Veteran Affairs Employee Indicted For Sale Of Veterans' Identity Information

July 2, 2013

Georgia Man Indicted On Federal Child Pornography Charges

June 2013

June 27, 2013

Lakeland Man Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Prison For Selling Firearms To Law Enforcement

June 26, 2013

Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Lenders To Purchase Jewelry Store

Three Plead Guilty In Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy

June 25, 2013

Clearwater Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of A Firearm

June 24, 2013

St. Johns County Man Sentenced To More Than 15 Years In Prison In Methamphetamine Case

June 20, 2013

Jury Finds Davenport Man Guilty Of Conspiracy To Distribute More Than 100 Grams Of Heroin

Daytona Beach Man Sentenced To Over 19 Years In Prison For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

“Straw” Owner Of Venice Physical Therapy Clinic Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Health Care Fraud

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To More Than $300,000 In Attempted Tax Fraud

June 19, 2013

Two Individuals Indicted On Firearms And Drugs Charges

Husband And Wife Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding HSBC Mortgage Services And HSBC Bank Out Of More Than $2 Million

June 18, 2013

Bank Vice-President And Senior Business Director Sentenced In Wire Fraud Scheme

June 14, 2013

Sarasota Man Pleads Guilty To Operating Aircraft Under Influence Of Alcohol

Sarasota Man Pleads Guilty To Extortion

June 13, 2013

Former CENTCOM Employee Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Attempted Sexual Enticement Of A Child

Convicted Child Sex Offender Sentenced To More Than 21 Years In Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Jury Finds Inmate Guilty Of Assault  Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

Former President Of Galiano Career Academy Agrees To Plead Guilty To Theft Of Federal Funds, Obstruction, And Aggravated Identity Theft

June 12, 2013

Owner Of Las Americas Latin Market Pleads Guilty To Food Stamp Fraud

June 11, 2013

Kissimmee Couple Pleads Guilty To Stealing $2.8 Million  From Clients In Medicaid Planning Fraud Scheme

June 10, 2013

Four Former WellCare Executives Found Guilty

June 7, 2013

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than 4 Years In Prison For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

June 6, 2013

Punta Gorda Man Indicted For Investor Fraud

June 5, 2013

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than 5 Years For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Mulberry Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking

Sarasota Man Convicted For Role In Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

June 4, 2013

Tax Preparers Indicted And Arrested On Fraud Charges

St. Petersburg "Doomsday Prepper" Sentenced To More Than 8 Years In Federal Prison

Tampa Man Sentenced To 12 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

June 3, 2013

Seffner Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Misprision Of Felony Conviction

May 2013

May 31, 2013

Idaho Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Transporting Child Pornography Aboard A Cruise Ship

Real Estate Developer Pleads Guilty To Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Long Island Man Sentenced To More Than 9 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

May 30, 2013

Former Travel Agent Convicted In Scheme To Cash Tax Refunds Obtained With Stolen Identities

Clearwater Man Sentenced To Eight Years For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

Owner Of B.L. Jennings And Bryco Firearms Sentenced To More Than 10 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

May 29, 2013

New York Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of False Document Making Equipment

Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty To More Than $1 Million In Tax Fraud

Employee Pleads Guilty To Filing False Tax Documents

Former Chief Warrant Officer Sentenced To Prison For Government Theft

May 24, 2013

Pharmacist And Former Owner Of St. George Pharmacy Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Health Care Fraud

Former Key West Bank Officer Pleads Guilty To Disclosing A Federal Grand Jury Subpoena With The Intent To Obstruct A Judicial Proceeding

Largo Man Sentenced To More Than 12 Years In Prison For Child Pornography Offenses

Customer Service Representative Indicted For Conspiracy To Issue Fraudulently Obtained Florida Driver Licenses And Aggravated Identity Theft

May 22, 2013

Fort Myers Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Selling Heroin

May 21, 2013

Nine Indicted For Federal Firearm And Drug Violations

May 17, 2013

Tarpon Springs Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Federal Prison For Narcotics And Firearm Charges

Tampa Man Found Guilty Of Drug Conspiracy

Former University Community Hospital Staff Member Sentenced For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

May 16, 2013

Sanford Brothers Arrested For Conspiring To Steal Government Property

May 15, 2013

Members of Miami-Based Crack Cocaine Distribution Organization Sentenced From Three Years To Life In Prison

Fugitive U.S. Lawyer Expelled From Nicaragua To Face Chargesof International Investment Fraud And Money Laundering

Mortgage Agent Pleads Guilty To Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

May 14, 2013

Melbourne Man Sentenced To 20 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Child Pornography Producer And Distributor Sentenced To Federal Prison

Southwest Florida Men Sentenced On Federal Bank Robbery Charges

May 10, 2013

New Port Richey Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Transportation Of Child Pornography

May 9, 2013

Owner Of Multiple Real Estate Companies Pleads Guilty To Two Mortgage Fraud Conspiracies Involving More Than $20 Million

South Bay Man Sentenced To More Than 2 Years In Prison For Stealing Government Money In Tax Fraud Scheme

Plant City Woman Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud

May 8, 2013

Former Police Sergeant Sentenced To More Than 4 Years In Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

President Of Car Dealership Sentenced To 40 Months For Money Laundering For The Gulf Cartel

Tampa Business Executives Indicted For Promoting Fraudulent Tax Scheme

May 7, 2013

Army Member Stationed At MacDill Sentenced To 15 Years For Production Of Child Pornography

Deland Man Sentenced To More Than 12 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Orlando Man Found Guilty Of Conspiring To Possess And Pass Almost $10,000 In Counterfeit Money

Citrus County Woman Sentenced To More Than 2 Years In Federal Prison For Making False Statements To Federal Agents

Upcoming Orlando Fraud Summit To Arm Consumers With Information To Protect Themselves Against Fraud Schemes

Two Men Indicted Following Seizure Of Methamphetamine In Polk County Valued At $2.2 Million

May 6, 2013

Former Hillsborough County Real Estate Director Sentenced For Mortgage Fraud

Armed Robber Sentenced To 32 Years After Robbing The Same Store Twice And Firing His Gun At Clerk

May 2, 2013

St. Petersburg Store Clerk Convicted In Food Stamp Fraud Conspiracy

May 1, 2013

Convicted Felon Found Guilty Of Drug And Firearm Charges

Former NFL Player Sentenced To Seventeen Years In Federal Prison For Role In Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

April 2013

April 30,2013

Volusia County Armed Career Criminal Pleads Guilty

Hudson Man Charged With Child Pornography Offenses

April 26, 2013

Colombian Drug Trafficker Indicted And Extradited On Drug Trafficking Charges

Ocala Career Offender Sentenced To More Than 21 Years In Prison For Firearms Crimes

Customer Service Representative Arrested For Issuing Fraudulently Obtained Florida Driver Licenses

April 25, 2013

Fort Myers Man Charged With Distributing Child Pornography

Three Men Indicted On Federal Charges Of Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns Related To Identity Theft

Convicted Armed Robber Sentenced To Federal Prison After Selling Firearms, Ammunition And Marijuana

Two Tax Return Preparers Indicted

Ocala Man Facing 15 Years To Life In Federal Prison For Possession Of A Firearm And Ammunition

U. S. Attorney’s Office For The Middle District Of Florida Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 24, 2013

Fort Myers Man Indicted In Federal Court For Cocaine Distribution

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Manufacturing, Possessing, And Selling Counterfeit Currency

April 23, 2013

Florida Real Estate Professional Sentenced To 26 Years In Federal Prison For Mortgage Fraud

April 22, 2013

Upcoming Central Florida Investor Fraud Summit To Arm Consumers With Information To Protect Themselves Against Fraud Schemes

April 19, 2013

Joint Federal And State Investigation Leads To Arrests And Weapons And Drugs Seizures

Former Florida Department Of Transportation Employee Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Prison For Bribery And Fraud

Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Lying In Terrorism Investigation And False Claim Conspiracy

Two Men Found Guilty In International Investment Fraud And Money Laundering Scheme

British Actor And Talent Judge Pleads Guilty To Persuading Children To Produce Pornography Over The Internet

April 18, 2013

Lutz Man Indicted On Drug Conspiracy And Sex Trafficking Charges

Jacksonville Chiropractor Indicted In Staged Car Accident Scheme

April 15, 2013

Upcoming Jacksonville Fraud Summit To Arm Consumers With Information To Protect Themselves Against Fraud Schemes

Ohio Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Precious Metals Scheme

April 12, 2012

Bradenton Man Sentenced To 27 Years On Federal Child Pornography Charges

Two Brevard County Residents Charged With Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

April 11, 2013

Oxycodone Traffickers Face Federal Charges

Tampa Man Sentenced To More Than 20 Years For Role In Drug Conspiracy

April 10, 2013

Davenport Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Theft Of Patient Information

Tampa Couple Indicted For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

April 9, 2013

Bradenton Man Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Federal Prison On Gun Charge

"Bank Bag Bandit" Sentenced To 27 Years In Federal Prison

Casselberry Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Aggravated Sexual Assault On Cruise Ship

April 4, 2013

Statement From U.S. Attorney Robert E. O’Neill Regarding Resignation Plans

April 3, 2013

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than 5 Years In Prison For Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud

Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Financial Institution

April 2, 2013

Armed Robber Sentenced To More Than 28 Years In Federal Prison

March 2013

March 29, 2013

Pinellas Resident Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Narcotics  Possession

March 28, 2013

Jacksonville Man Indicted On Federal Charge Of Production Of Child Pornography

Lakeland Counterfeit Investigation Extends To The People's Republic Of China

March 27, 2013

Polk County Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Drug And Firearms Charges

March 26, 2013

Sarasota Man Sentenced To 5 ½ Years In Federal Prison For Narcotics And Firearm Charges

March 25, 2013

Windemere Couple Arrested At JFK On Fraud Charges

Largo Puppeteer Pleads Guilty To Possession And Receipt Of Child Pornography

March 22, 2013

Lake Wales Registered Sex Offender Convicted Of Enticement Of A Minor And Production Of Child Pornography

Orlando Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sex Trafficking

Orlando Woman Indicted For False Use Of Seals Of The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security

March 21, 2013

Juvenile Justice Probation Officer Arrested For Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

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

March 19, 2013

Tampa Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

Tampa Woman Sentenced To More Than 9 Years In Federal Prison For Tax Fraud And Identity Fraud

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Sending Notice Over The Internet Seeking To Produce And Receive Child Pornography

March 18, 2013

Suwannee County Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges of Failure To Register As Sex Offender

March 15, 2013

Fake War Hero Sentenced For Making False Statements And Theft Of Government Services

March 14, 2013

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than Six Years In Federal Prison For Possessing Of Child Pornography

Ocala Man Pleads Guilty To Manufacturing Counterfeit Currency

Court Of Appeals Affirms Tony Nelson's Convictions On Corruption Charges

Fort Myers Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud And Investor Fraud

March 12, 2013

Local Pharmacist Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Filling Hundreds Of Fraudulent Oxycodone Prescriptions

March 11, 2013

Upcoming Fraud Conference In Fort Myers To Arm Consumers With Information To Protect Themselves From Fraud Schemes

Orlando Woman Sentenced To More Than 5 Years In Federal Prison For Counterfeit Traveler’s Check Scheme

Port Charlotte Resident Sentenced For Tax Fraud

March 8, 2013

Orlando Woman Agrees To Plead Guilty To Operating Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Former NFL Player Freddie Mitchell Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Fraud Conspiracy

March 6, 2013

Davenport Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Distributing Child Pornography

Pasco Man Sentenced To More Than 4 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

Deland Businessman Convicted For Fraud Scheme

Convicted Nassau County Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Fort Myers Man Indicted For Three Bank Robberies

Lee County Man Indicted For Multiple Bank Robberies

March 5, 2013

Pasco County Bank Robber Sentenced To Nearly 10 Years In Federal Prison

Belleview Man Sentenced To Four Years In Federal Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

Architect Of Fraudulent  Gold Futures Trading Investment Scheme Sentenced To Nearly Ten Years In Federal Prison

March 4, 2013

Former Key West Bank Employee Indicted For Obstruction Of Justice And Disclosing Grand Jury Information

Repeat And Dangerous Sex Offender Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison

March 1, 2013

Ten Individuals Headed To Federal Prison As A Result Of Pines Operation

Tampa Man Charged With Armed Robberies

February 2013

February 28, 2013

Colombian National Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For International Narcotics Trafficking

Orlando Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Distributing Child Pornography

Naples Man Pleads Guilty To False Claims Against The Government, Possession Of 15 Or More Unauthorized Access Devices, And Theft Of Government Money

Chiropractor Found Guilty Of Conspiracy To Commit Health Care Fraud

Miami Man Pleads Guilty To Access Device Fraud

Tampa Residents Sentenced To Federal Prison For Roles In Fraudulent Credit Card Ring

February 27, 2013

Bartow Woman Charged For Methamphetamine Trafficking

Two Men Charged For Methamphetamine Trafficking And Gun Offenses

February 25, 2013

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Using A Computer To Solicit Sex With Four-Year-Old Child

Occupational Therapist Impersonator Sentenced To Prison For Mail Fraud And Identity Theft       

February 22, 2013

St. Johns County Man Convicted In Methamphetamine Case

February 21, 2013

Brunswick Couple Indicted And Arrested On Identity Theft And Fraud Charges

St. Petersburg Store Owner And Clerk Indicted For Food Stamp Fraud

Jamaica Citizen Sentenced To For Possessing A Firearm As An Illegal Alien

Three Individuals Sentenced In Orlando Federal Court For Scheme To Cash Fraudulent Refund Checks

Port Orange Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years For Receiving Child Pornography

Title Insurance Company President Sentenced To Federal Prison

February 20, 2013

Lakeland Resident Sentenced To Prison For Firearms Possession

Honduran National Sentenced To Federal Prison For Perjury

Brooksville Man Sentenced To More Than Eight Years In Prison For Running Fraudulent Home Inspection Business

Orlando Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison For Selling Counterfeit DVDs

February 19, 2013

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

February 15, 2013

Tampa Woman Pleads Guilty To Providing Information For Tax Fraud

February 14, 2013

Clearwater Man Sentenced To 2 Years In Federal Prison For Immigration Document Fraud

Tampa Couple Arrested For Tax Fraud

Casselberry Man Sentenced To Life For Aggravated Sexual Abuse Of Minors

Polk County Man Sentenced To More Than 5 Years In Federal Prison For Tax Fraud

Jury Convicts St. Petersburg Career Offender On Gun And Drug Charges

Cocoa Man Sentenced To 27 Years In Federal Prison For Soliciting A Minor For Sex And The Production Of Child Pornography

February 13, 2013

Riverview Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy and Aggravated Identity Theft

February 12, 2013

Orlando Man Arrested In Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

U.S. Attorney Adds Five Federal Prosecutors To Tampa Office

U.S. Attorney Adds Four Federal Prosecutors To Orlando Office

Jacksonville Man Convicted Of Orchestrating A Scheme To Defraud, Attempting To Murder A Witness, And Murder For Hire

Former University Community Hospital Employee Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Orlando Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 15 Years In Federal Prison

February 11, 2013

Florida Physician To Pay $26.1 Million To Resolve False Claims Allegations

Fort Myers Man Sentenced To More Than 2 ½ Years In Prison For Tax Evasion

February 8, 2013

Former Global Mobility Coordinator Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Employer And Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Guatemalan Drug Smuggler Extradited To Tampa

St. Petersburg Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography

South Carolina Physician Charged With Attempting To Entice A Minor For Sex Over The Internet

February 7, 2013

St. Petersburg Convicted Felon Arrested With Cache Of Weapons

Three Jacksonville Brothers Convicted Of Marriage Fraud

Army Member Stationed At MacDill Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Two Suwanee Correctional Institute Inmates Indicted For Making Hoax Anthrax Threats

February 6, 2013

Fourteen Individuals Indicted In Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy

Jury Convicts Man For Threatening To Kill The President

February 5, 2013

Pharmacist Sentenced For Illegally Distributing Oxycodone

February 4, 2013

Jury Finds Three Fort Myers Area Men Guilty On Federal Bank Robbery Charges

Vice-President Of Car Dealership Sentenced To 6 Years For Money Laundering And Drug Trafficking For The Gulf Cartel

February 1, 2013

Tampa Man Charged With Multiple Child Pornography Offenses

January 2013

January 31, 2013

Woman Indicted in Ocala For Theft Of Nearly $1 Million Dollars Of Treasury Department Funds

Tampa Man Arrested And Charged With Making False Statements During His Naturalization Process

Tampa Man Pleads Guilty In Tax Fraud Scheme

Woman Indicted For Theft Of Government Property

January 30, 2013

Father And Son Sentenced For Their Roles In Fraud Scheme

January 29, 2013

Former CENTCOM Employee Pleads Guilty To Attempted Sexual Enticement Of A Child

Attempted Illegal AK-47 Purchaser Sentenced To 5 Years

January 28, 2013

Former Florida Department Of Transportation Employee Pleads Guilty In Bribery And Fraud Case

Samurai Sword Wielding Palm Coast Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison For Receiving Child Pornography

Orlando Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud Scheme Involving Refunds

Jacksonville Man Indicted For Operating A Fraudulent Investment Scheme

January 25, 2013

Sarasota Man Sentenced To More Than 7 Years In Federal Prison For Firearms Possession

Texas Man Sentenced To 2½ Years In Federal Prison For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

January 24, 2013

Gainesville Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison On Identity Theft And Fraud Charges

Sarasota Man Sentenced To Five Years In Federal Prison for Sophisticated Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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

January 23, 2013

Former Postal Worker  Pleads Guilty To Federal Workers Compensation Fraud

Pinellas County Man Sentenced To Nine Years In Federal Prison For Student Loan Fraud

January 22, 2013

Bradenton Man Charged With Producing Child Pornography

En Fuego Ministry Apostle Sentenced To Life For Child Sex Trafficking

Federal Jury Finds Jacksonville Armed Career Criminal Guilty Of Possessing A Firearm

Casselberry Man Sentenced To More Than 12 Years For Receiving Child Pornography

January 16, 2013

Joint Federal And State Firearms Operation Nets More Than 40 Arrests - Over 100 Firearms Taken Off Of The Streets

Bank Vice-President And Senior Business Director Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud Scheme

Federal Jury Convicts Courtnee Brantley

January 15, 2013

Kissimmee Man Sentenced To More Than Two Years In Prison For Copyright Infringement And Pirating DVDs

Career Drug Offender Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison

Hillsborough County Real Estate Director Pleads Guilty To Mortgage Fraud

January 14, 2013

Fort Myers Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Distributing Child Pornography

Former Florida Hospital Employee Sentenced To Federal Prison For Data Theft

January 11, 2013

Brandon Man Sentenced To 32 Years In Federal Prison For Armed Robberies

Identity Thief Sentenced To 2 Years In Federal Prison

January 10, 2013

Bank Bag Bandit Pleads Guilty To Multiple Bank Robberies

California Man Sentenced To More Than 24 Years For Role In Drug Trafficking Organization Conspiracy

January 9, 2013

Triggerman Receives Life Sentence For Contract Murder

January 7, 2013

Lake Wales Man Charged With Child Pornography Offenses

Two More Plead Guilty In Patient Data Theft Case

January 4, 2013

Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than Six Years For Possessing Child Pornography

Seminole County Man Sentenced To More Than Six Years For Possessing Child Pornography

January 2, 2013

Lake Wales Man Sentenced To More Than Eight Years In Federal Prison For Child Pornography Offenses

 

 

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