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News and Press Releases

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December 2011

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December 22, 2011

MIAMI MAN CHARGED FOR FRAUDULENT CERTIFICATION OF CARGO SHIPS

December 20, 2011

U.S. BUREAU OF PRISONS EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY IN FLORIDA TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF A WARD

OAKLAND PARK MAN CONVICTED OF SEX TRAFFICKING OF MINORS AND PRODUCTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY CHARGED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR STOCK FRAUD

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA-AREA HALFWAY HOUSE OPERATOR PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD AND KICKBACK SCHEME

THREE OPERATORS OF MIAMI HOME HEALTH COMPANY PLEAD GUILTY IN $60 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

December 16, 2011

FLORIDA LOAN OFFICER SENTENCED IN CONNECTION WITH $2.5 MILLION REVERSE MORTGAGE AND LOAN MODIFICATION SCHEME

December 16, 2011

BAHAMIAN NATIONAL CHARGED WITH IMPORTING 275 KILOGRAMS OF COCAINE INTO THE U.S. FROM THE BAHAMAS

BROWARD SHERIFF OFFICE DETENTION OFFICER SENTENCED FOR UNLAWFUL RECEIPT OF CREDIT CARDS

ASSISTANT CITY OF MIAMI FIRE CHIEF SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR HER ROLE IN MORTGAGE-FRAUD SCHEME

HONDURAS EXTRADITES NARCOTICS TRAFFICKER TO FACE FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES IN MIAMI

December 15, 2011

POLICE OFFICER DEFENDANT FOUND GUILTY OF CONSPIRACY TO STEAL LAPTOP COMPUTERS AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

December 14, 2011

THREE PATIENT RECRUITERS FOR MIAMI HOME HEALTH COMPANIES SENTENCED TO PRISON IN $25 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

December 13, 2011

PALM BEACH COUNTY WOMAN CONVICTED OF PREPARING AND FILING FRAUDULENT INCOME TAX RETURNS

COLOMBIAN NARCO-TRAFFICKER EXTRADITED TO FACE FEDERAL DRUG AND MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES

December 12, 2011

ATTORNEY GENERAL RECOGNIZES DISTRICT EMPLOYEES

December 9, 2011

US FILES LAWSUIT IN MIAMI TO BLOCK PROMOTION OF TAX FRAUD SCHEME

THREE CHARGED WITH FRAUD IN FLORIDA FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCHEME

OWNER OF MIAMI-AREA MENTAL HEALTH COMPANY SENTENCED TO 35 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ORCHESTRATING $205 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

CARGOLUX AIRLINE EXECUTIVES PLEAD GUILTY FOR FIXING SURCHARGE RATES ON AIR CARGO SHIPMENTS

December 7, 2011

TWO MEN CONVICTED OF LURING WOMEN TO SOUTH FLORIDA, DRUGGING THEM, RAPING THEM, FILMING THE RAPE, AND THEN SELLING THE RECORDED FOOTAGE ONLINE AND AT PORNOGRAPHY STORES

LOUISIANA MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR OPERATING COFFEE VENDING BUSINESS FRAUD IN FLORIDA

MORTGAGE BROKER AND STRAW PURCHASER PLEAD GUILTY IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

VA MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH IDENTITY THEFT

CLIENT OF UBS AND SWISS CANTONAL BANK INDICTED FOR CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE IRS

December 1, 2011

TWO MORE ROTHSTEIN ASSOCIATES CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH BILLION DOLLAR FRAUD SCHEME

November 2011

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November 30, 2011

FORMER EXECUTIVE OF PERUVIAN AIRLINE PLEADS GUILTY TO FIXING FUEL SURCHARGE RATES ON AIR CARGO SHIPMENTS FOLLOWING HURRICANES KATRINA AND RITA

POMPANO BEACH, FLA.-AREA ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD AND KICKBACK SCHEME

November 28, 2011

NORTH CAROLINA MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN $2.7 MILLION SOUTH FLORIDA EMPLOYEE BENEFIT SCHEME

MIAMI BEACH WILDLIFE SMUGGLER CHARGED

November 22, 2011

CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH ENGAGING IN SEXUAL ACTS WITH PASSENGER UNDER THE AGE OF 16

WEST PALM BEACH SELLERS OF UNNECESSARY SEPTIC TANK PRODUCTS PLEAD GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD

WILDLIFE SMUGGLERS PLEAD GUILTY

TAMPA COMPANY AND ITS PRESIDENT SENTENCED FOR MISLABELING OF SHRIMP

November 21, 2011

ALIEN SMUGGLER SENTENCED TO 102 MONTHS IMPRISONMENT

MIAMI MAN SENTENCED FOR STEALING IDENTITY INFORMATION FROM DCF COMPUTERS FOR USE IN MEDICARE FRAUD SCAM

EMPLOYEE OF JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES CHARGED WITH STEALING PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

JURY CONVICTS PALM CITY BUSINESSMAN OF INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

November 18, 2011

PALM BEACH OWNER OF THREE PRECIOUS METALS FIRMS SENTENCED IN $29.5 MILLION PRECIOUS METALS INVESTMENT SCHEME

WEST PALM BEACH MAN FOUND GUILTY OF WEAPONS AND DRUG CHARGES

November 17, 2011

MEMBERS OF OPA LOCKA DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION AND POLICE CAPTAIN CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENSES

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OPENS INVESTIGATION INTO THE MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT

THREE MEXICAN NATIONALS SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.-AREA ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY MANAGER PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD AND KICKBACK SCHEME

November 16, 2011

U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE COLLECTS $176,562,550.65 IN CIVIL & CRIMINAL ACTIONS IN FY 2011

November 15, 2011

EIGHT MEMBERS OF MIAMI GARDENS GANG CONVICTED OF NARCOTICS, FIREARMS AND IDENTITY THEFT CHARGES

INMATE SENTENCED TO 50 MONTHS FOR MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS

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November 14, 2011

FIVE CARIBBEAN BASED NARCO-TRAFFICKERS INDICTED

MMIAMI-AREA PATIENT RECRUITER PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD AND KICKBACK SCHEME

U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL HOLDER AND DOMINICAN PROSECUTOR GENERAL JIMÉNEZ SIGN AGREEMENT TO SHARE $7.5 MILLION IN FORFEITED ASSETS

November 10, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE-AREA HALFWAY HOUSE OWNERS PLEAD GUILTY TO KICKBACK SCHEME

November 9, 2011

COLOMBIAN PARAMILITARY LEADER SENTENCED TO 33 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING AND NARCO-TERRORISM

REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

November 8, 2011

JOSEPH GUARACINO PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

ALIEN FOUND GUILTY OF ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY CHARGE

MIAMI-AREA PATIENT RECRUITER PLEADS GUILTY IN $25 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

November 7, 2011

FORMER TREASURE COAST TAX PREPARATION BUSINESS OWNER SENTENCED FOR TAX FRAUD

November 4, 2011

FORMER AIRLINE EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY IN SCHEMES TO DEFRAUD ILLINOIS-BASED RYAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES

THIRTEEN DEFENDANTS SENTENCED IN LIBERTY CITY COCAINE TRAFFICKING RING

FORMER SECRET SERVICE AGENT PLEADS GUILTY TO IMPERSONATION OF A FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERE

FORMER “MOST WANTED” HEALTH CARE FRAUD FUGITIVES SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PRISON FOR $9.1 MILLION DETROIT MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

MIAMI, FLORIDA OWNER OF CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR TAX FRAUD

November 3, 2011

LOAN OFFICER AND TITLE AGENT SENTENCED FOR $2.5 MILLION REVERSE MORTGAGE AND LOAN MODIFICATION SCHEME

DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX FRAUD; TWO OTHER INDIVIDUALS CHARGED

November 2, 2011

JOINT INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN FEDERAL AND STATE NARCOTICS AND FIREARMS CHARGES

October 2011

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October 28, 2011

FORMER OWNERS OF FLORIDA AIRLINE FUEL SUPPLY AND INDIANA FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SERVICES COMPANIES SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR CONSPIRING TO DEFRAUD RYAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES

October 26, 2011

THIRTEEN CHARGED IN PORT EVERGLADES HEROIN AND COCAINE SMUGGLING CONSPIRACY

EXECUTIVE SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SCHEME TO BRIBE OFFICIALS AT STATE-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY IN HAITI

October 21, 2011

FORMER TEACHER PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

MIAMI GARDENS RESIDENTS PLEAD GUILTY TO FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING AND USING TAX REFUNDS

THREE DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN FEDERAL SUPERSEDING INDICTMENT ALLEGING FEMA FRAUD FOLLOWING HURRICANE WILMA

October 20, 2011

MIAMI-AREA HALFWAY HOUSE OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD AND KICKBACK SCHEME

October 19, 2011

FORMER FLORIDA CITY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING FALSE CLAIM ON BP CLAIMS FUND

THREE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA AUSAS AND PARALEGAL SPECIALIST RECOGNIZED AT ATTORNEY GENERAL AWARDS CEREMONY

WEST PALM BEACH MAN SENTENCED TO 96 MONTHS IN BANK ROBBERY CASE

LAWYER-TITLE AGENT CHARGED IN VERSAILLES MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

October 18, 2011

SOUTH FLORIDA CORRECTIONS OFFICERS CONVICTED OF FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS AND OBSTRUCTION CHARGES

October 17, 2011

NORTH MIAMI BEACH RESIDENT CHARGED WITH FILING FALSE INCOME TAX RETURNS

FORMER OWNER OF AIRLINE SERVICES COMPANY PLEADS GUILTY IN SCHEME TO DEFRAUD ILLINOIS-BASED RYAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY OPHTHALMOLOGIST SENTENCED FOR FILING A FALSE INCOME TAX RETURN

October 14, 2011

MIRAMAR BRINKS ARMORED CAR ROBBERS ARRESTED

October 13, 2011

WOMAN CHARGED WITH MARRIAGE FRAUD

TWO CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY AND FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS IN A CORPORATE SCHEME BASED IN SOUTH FLORIDA

October 12, 2011

TWENTY-FOUR INDICTED IN OXYCODONE TRAFFICKING AND HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

KEYS FISHERMAN SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL HARVESTING ACTIVITY

October 6, 2011

THIRTEEN CHARGED IN TELEMARKETING SCHEME TO DEFRAUD TIME-SHARE UNIT OWNERS

FEDERAL TRIAL JUROR CHARGED FOR SOLICITING BRIBE

BP CLAIMS FUND FRAUD INDICTMENT UNSEALED

KEYS COMMERCIAL LOBSTER BUYER ENTERS GUILTY PLEA IN LOBSTER HARVESTING CONSPIRACY

October 5, 2011

FORMER BROWARD SHERIFF OFFICE DETENTION OFFICER CONVICTED FOR UNLAWFUL RECEIPT OF CREDIT CARDS

September 2011

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September 30, 2011

EXTRADITED COLOMBIAN NARCO-TRAFFICKER APPEARS IN FEDERAL COURT IN MIAMI ON DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES

LAST THREE OF TWELVE DEFENDANTS SENTENCED IN MASSIVE BANK FRAUD AND IDENTITY THEFT RING

JURY FINDS MORTGAGE FRAUD DEFENDANTS GUILTY OF ALL COUNTS IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING THE HIDDEN BAY CONDOMINIUM COMPLEX IN AVENTURA, FLORIDA

MIAMI MAN CHARGED WITH SECURITIES AND COMMODITIES FRAUD IN $3 MILLION “PONZI” SCHEME TO DEFRAUD INVESTORS

BROWARD COUNTY MAN SENTENCED IN SEPARATE WIRE AND MORTGAGE FRAUD CONSPIRACIES

September 29, 2011

TWENTY SOUTH FLORIDA RESIDENTS CHARGED IN $40 MILLION BANK AND MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

FLORIDA FEDERAL JURY CONVICTS MAN FOR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FRAUD SCHEME

ROTHSTEIN ASSOCIATES SENTENCED ON CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH FRAUDULENT INVESTMENT SCHEME

BROWARD COUNTY RETURN PREPARER PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING FALSE PERSONAL TAX RETURNS

September 28, 2011

DORAL WOMAN SENTENCED TO 43 MONTHS FOR MEDICARE FRAUD

September 27, 2011

TWO MIAMI-AREA RESIDENTS PLEAD GUILTY IN $25 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

September 21, 2011

TEN MIAMI-AREA RESIDENTS PLEAD GUILTY IN $25 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

MORTGAGE BROKER AND STRAW PURCHASER CHARGED IN $2.8 MILLION MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

FEDERAL COURT SHUTS DOWN SOUTH FLORIDA TAX RETURN PREPARER

September 20, 2011

TWO MIAMI GARDENS RESIDENTS CHARGED WITH FRAUDULENTLY OBTAINING AND USING TAX REFUNDS

MIAMI-DADE RETURN PREPARER SENTENCEDFOR PREPARING FALSE INCOME TAX RETURNS

September 9, 2011

OWNER OF MIAMI-AREA MENTAL HEALTH COMPANY SENTENCED TO 35 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ORCHESTRATING $205 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

September 6, 2011

THREE WOMEN PLEAD GUILTY IN FRAUDULENT “MONEY CLEANSING” SCHEME

MIAMI CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX FRAUD

September 2, 2011

ROTHSTEIN ASSOCIATE SENTENCED ON CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH FRAUDULENT INVESTMENT SCHEME

COLOMBIAN BACRIM NARCO-TRAFFICKERS INDICTED ON COCAINE CONSPIRACY CHARGES

U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE COMMEMORATES 9/11

September 1, 2011

PALM BEACH, BROWARD AND MARTIN COUNTY PILL MILLS AND PHARMACIES ARE SHUT DOWN

August 31, 2011

OPERATOR OF HIALEAH SLAUGHTER HOUSE SENTENCED FOR FOOD SAFETY AND HUMANE SLAUGHTER VIOLATIONS

INMATE CONVICTED FOR MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS

MIAMI-AREA NURSE PLEADS GUILTY IN $25 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

August 30, 2011

FORMER FLORIDA CITY MAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH MAKING FALSE CLAIM ON BP CLAIMS FUND

WILDLIFE SMUGGLERS ARRESTED

August 29, 2011

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RELEASES FINDINGS OF UNCONSTITUTIONAL CONDITIONS AT MIAMI-DADE JAIL FACILITIES

August 25, 2011

MAN SENTENCED FOR ARMED ROBBERY OF PALMETTO LAKES POST OFFICE

FORMER FOUNDING PARTNER OF FT. LAUDERDALE LAW FIRM SENTENCED IN MBC INVESTMENT FRAUD SCHEME

FLORIDA OWNER OF CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS SENTENCED TO 60 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR EMPLOYMENT TAX FRAUD

THIRTEEN INDICTED FOR AIRDROPPING MULTI-HUNDRED KILOGRAM QUANTITIES OF COCAINE IN THE CARIBBEAN SEA AND FOR MONEY LAUNDERING OFFENSES

August 24, 2011

ROTHSTEIN ASSOCIATE SENTENCED ON CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH FRAUDULENT INVESTMENT SCHEME

TWO FT. LAUDERDALE MEN INDICTED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE IN CONNECTION WITH MUTUAL BENEFITS CORPORATION FRAUD

FORMER "MOST WANTED" HEALTH CARE FRAUD FUGITIVES PLEAD GUILTY TO $9.1 MILLION DETROIT MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

OWNER OF MIAMI-AREA MENTAL HEALTH CARE CORPORATION CONVICTED ON ALL COUNTS FOR ORCHESTRATING $205 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

August 23, 2011

MIAMI-AREA MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY OWNERS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

THIRTY-TWO INDICTED IN BROWARD AND PALM BEACH COUNTIES IN SECOND COORDINATED PILL MILL TAKEDOWN

KEY WEST FISHERMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL HARVESTING ACTIVITY

MIAMI MOTHER AND SON SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND CONSPIRACY TO PAY HEALTH CARE KICKBACKS

FIVE CHARGED FOR THE ROBBERY AND SHOOTING DEATH OF BRINKS GUARD

August 22, 2011

OCEAN BANK ENTERS INTO DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENT

August 19, 2011

SEA FOOD CENTER, LLC., AND ADRIAN VELA CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO SELL MISLABELED SHRIMP

SAINT LUCIE MAN CHARGED FOR IMPERSONATING ICE AGENT AND PROVIDING FALSE IMMIGRATION DOCUMENTS

August 18, 2011

OKEECHOBEE PODIATRIST SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL OXYCODONE DISTRIBUTION

PORT ST LUCIE TAX RETURN PREPARER SENTENCED FOR ROLE IN TAX FRAUD SCHEME

FAA REPAIR STATION OWNER AND CHIEF INSPECTOR SENTENCED FOR COMMITTING FRAUD INVOLVING AIRCRAFT PARTS

August 17, 2011

TWO MEN INDICTED FOR LURING WOMEN TO SOUTH FLORIDA, DRUGGING AND FILMING THEM IN SEXUAL ACTS, AND THEN SELLING THE RECORDED FOOTAGE

MIAMI MOTHER SENTENCED TO JAIL IN $12.3 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

August 16, 2011

SELLER OF ANHINGA FEATHERS SENTENCED FOR VIOLATIONS OF MIGRATORY BIRD ACT

TEN CHARGED IN $40 MILLION ADVANCE FEE SCHEME

FREIGHT FORWARDER CHARGED WITH FRAUDULENTLY CERTIFYING AIR CARGO AS ELIGIBLE FOR SHIPMENT ON PASSENGER AIRLINES

August 15, 2011

MIAMI MAN CHARGED WITH MAIL AND WIRE FRAUD IN INVESTMENT SCHEME

August 12, 2011

CALIFORNIA MAN CHARGED IN BOMB HOAX

FORMER OWNERS OF FLORIDA AIRLINE FUEL SUPPLY AND INDIANA FLIGHT MANAGEMENT SERVICES COMPANIES PLEAD GUILTY IN SCHEMES TO DEFRAUD RYAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES

August 10, 2011

MI WOMAN IS TENTH PERSON ARRESTED FOR HER ROLE IN LEADING $27 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD CONSPIRACY

August 9, 2011

NINE INDICTED IN $1.9 MILLION THEFT OF LAPTOP COMPUTERS

August 8, 2011

MIAMI HOME HEALTH NURSE SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS’ IMPRISONMENT FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD

August 5, 2011

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY RESIDENT SENTENCED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MORTGAGE FRAUD CONSPIRACY

TWO TELECOMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVES CONVICTED BY MIAMI JURYON ALL COUNTS FOR THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN SCHEME TO BRIBE OFFICIALS AT STATE-OWNED TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY IN HAITI

August 4, 2011

TWO MEXICAN NATIONALS PLEAD GUILTY TO COMMERCIAL HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING

BROWARD MAN CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND BRIBERY

August 3, 2011

JURY CONVICTS SOUTH FLORIDA MAN OF MANUFACTURING AND POSSESSING SILENCERS

TWO MARTIN COUNTY WOMEN PLEAD GUILTY TO INTERSTATE PROSTITUTION CHARGES

TWO LOAN OFFICERS AND A TITLE AGENT CHARGED IN $2.5 MILLION REVERSE MORTGAGE AND LOAN MODIFICATION SCHEME PLEAD GUILTY

August 2, 2011

MIAMI-AREA RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO PARTICIPATING IN $200 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

FORMER UBS BANKER CHARGED WITH HELPING U.S. TAXPAYERS USE SECRET SWISS BANK ACCOUNTS TO EVADE U.S. TAXES

MORTGAGE FRAUD TAKE-DOWN LEADS TO CHARGES AGAINST TWENTY-SEVEN SOUTH FLORIDA RESIDENTS

July 2011

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July 29, 2011

FORMER MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL FACILITIES EMPLOYEES SENTENCED FOR ACCEPTING BRIBES

MIAMI MAN SENTENCED IN ILLEGAL REFRIGERANT SMUGGLING OPERATION

MIAMI HUSBAND, WIFE, AND CORPORATION SENTENCED FOR SMUGGLING ADULTERATED CHEESE

July 28, 2011

MULTI-AGENCY LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATION TACKLES GANG AND GUN VIOLENCE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

July 27, 2011

MIAMI HUSBAND AND WIFE CHARGED WITH HOME HEALTH CARE FRAUD

BANKRUPTCY TRUSTEE AND STATE COURT RECEIVER SENTENCED IN $16 MILLION WIRE FRAUD CONSPIRACY

FLORIDA SEAFOOD COMPANY AND ITS PRESIDENT SENTENCED FOR MISLABELING INDONESIAN, MALAYSIAN AND THAILAND SHRIMP

July 26, 2011

SEVENTH INDIVIDUAL SENTENCED IN CONNECTION WITH COSTA RICA-BASED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FRAUD VENTURES

BOYNTON BEACH MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN MAIL FRAUD "PONZI" INVESTMENT SCHEME

July 25, 2011

DEPARTMENTS OF JUSTICE, HOMELAND SECURITY AND LABOR ANNOUNCE SELECTION OF ANTI-TRAFFICKING COORDINATION TEAMS

July 22, 2011

THREE MIAMI-DADE RESIDENTS CHARGED IN MURDER- FOR-HIRE SCHEME

THREE CHARGED IN PALM BEACH COUNTY TIME SHARE BOILER ROOM CONSPIRACY

July 21, 2011

REPEAT ALIEN SMUGGLER SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS

BARRY MINKOW SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS’ IMPRISONMENT ON STOCK MANIPULATION CONSPIRACY

PATIENT RECRUITER FOR MIAMI HEALTH CARE AGENCY PLEADS GUILTY IN $25 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

July 20, 2011

FORMER FLORIDA STATE SENATOR INDICTED ON TAX CHARGES

July 15, 2011

ORGANIZED ROMANIAN CRIMINAL GROUPS TARGETED BY DOJ AND ROMANIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT

July 14, 2011

NEW PORT RICHEY WOMAN SENTENCED FOR MAKING THREATS TO BROWARD SCHOOLS

REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ENTICING A CHILD TO ENGAGE IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY

INTERNATIONAL DRUG MONEY LAUNDERING INDICTMENT UNSEALED

July 13, 2011

FLORIDA TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, TWO EXECUTIVES, AN INTERMEDIARY AND TWO FORMER HAITIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS INDICTED FOR THEIR ALLEGED PARTICIPATION IN FOREIGN BRIBERY SCHEME

July 12, 2011

FEDERAL JURY CONVICTS MIAMI-DADE RETURN PREPARER OF 24 COUNTS OF PREPARING FALSE INCOME TAX RETURNS

July 8, 2011

THREE MEN ARRESTED IN TIME SHARE CONSPIRACY

SEVEN INDICTED IN BROWARD PHARMACY TAKEDOWN

July 6, 2011

PONZI SCHEME DEFENDANT RECEIVES 17½ YEAR SENTENCE

MIAMI CONTRACTOR SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR EMPLOYMENT TAX FRAUD

BOYNTON BEACH POLICE OFFICER INDICTED

July 5, 2011

BOYNTON BEACH POLICE OFFICER INDICTED

July 1, 2011

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR IN MORTGAGE FRAUD CONSPIRACYMIAMI-DADE COUNTY RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR IN MORTGAGE FRAUD CONSPIRACY

June 2011

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June 30, 2011

DRUG KINGPIN SENTENCED

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA'S SECURITIES AND INVESTMENT FRAUD INITIATIVE NETS MORE PENNY STOCK FRAUDSTERS

FRAUDULENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY OWNER SENTENCED IN MIAMI

June 29, 2011

FORMER WACHOVIA FINANCIAL ADVISOR PLEADS GUILTY TO STEALING APPROXIMATELY $1.45 MILLION IN CLIENT FUNDS

FORMER GRANT WRITER FOR THE CITY OF DAVIE IS SENTENCED

June 28, 2011

PALM BEACH OWNER OF THREE PRECIOUS METALS FIRMS CHARGED IN $25 MILLION PRECIOUS METALS INVESTMENT SCHEME

MIAMI DOCTOR SENTENCED TO 235 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

June 24, 2011

CORPORATE EMBEZZLER SENTENCED

MICHIGAN MAN WHO OPERATED RESIDENTIAL FACILITY FOR YOUTH IN HAITI INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS AT THE FACILITY

June 23, 2011

RETIRED BOLIVIAN GENERAL AND OTHER BOLIVIAN NATIONAL PLEAD GUILTY TO DRUG TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACY

FORMER ROTHSTEIN ROSENFELDT & ADLER EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH PONZI SCHEME

June 22, 2011

FORMER ROTHSTEIN ROSENFELDT & ADLER EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH PONZI SCHEME

PONZI SCHEME DEFENDANT CHARGED WITH ADDITIONAL THEFT FROM EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL IDENTITY THEFT RING MEMBERS PLEAD GUILTY AND ARE SENTENCED

June 17, 2011

FORMER ROTHSTEIN ROSENFELDT & ADLER EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH PONZI SCHEME

JUPITER MAN SENTENCED IN $1.6 MILLION PRECIOUS METALS INVESTMENT SCHEME

NORTH MIAMI MAN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN BANK ROBBERY

NORTH MIAMI MAN CHARGED IN ARMORED CAR ROBBERY AND SHOOTING

June 16, 2011

LEADER OF THE KRAZY LOCOS CRIMINAL STREET GANG AND FIVE GANG ASSOCIATES SENTENCED ON CHARGES RELATED TO TWO HOMICIDES, ROBBERY, NARCOTICS, FIREARMS, AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY OPHTHALMOLOGIST PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING A FALSE TAX RETURN

OPERATOR OF HIALEAH SLAUGHTER HOUSE PLEADS GUILTY TO FOOD SAFETY AND HUMANE SLAUGHTER VIOLATIONS

June 15, 2011

BROWARD COUNTY DENTIST PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING A FALSE TAX RETURN

PALM BEACH COUNTY RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY IN SCHEME TO IMPORT ILLEGAL CATCH FROM THE BAHAMAS

FORMER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WEST FACILITIES DIRECTOR, WIFE OF FORMER MEMORIAL REGIONAL HOSPITAL TEAM LEADER, AND SEVEN HOSPITAL VENDORS CHARGED IN BRIBERY SCHEME

June 14, 2011

ROTHSTEIN ASSOCIATE PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH PONZI SCHEME

June 13, 2011

NORTH CAROLINA MAN CHARGED IN SOUTH FLORIDA EMPLOYEE BENEFIT SCHEME

June 10, 2011

FORMER DETECTIVE AND TAX PREPARER CONVICTED OF TAX FRAUD

June 9, 2011

FORMER DETECTIVE AND TAX PREPARER CONVICTED OF TAX FRAUD

WEST PALM BEACH MAN SENTENCED ON $1.3 MILLION PRECIOUS METAL INVESTMENT FRAUD SCHEME

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL IDENTITY THEFT RING MEMBERS PLEAD GUILTY AND ARE SENTENCED

June 8, 2011

FLORIDA RADIOLOGY CLINIC AND FORMER OWNERS TO PAY $3 MILLION TO RESOLVE MEDICARE FALSE CLAIMS ACT ALLEGATIONS

BOYNTON BEACH MAN CHARGED WITH MAIL FRAUD IN “PONZI” INVESTMENT SCHEME

June 7, 2011

SOUTH FLORIDA DENTIST CHARGED WITH FILING A FALSE TAX RETURN

June 6, 2011

ST. LUCIE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS FOR PRODUCTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY AND ENTICEMENT OF MINORS OVER THE INTERNET

CITY OF MIAMI POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE COCAINE

June 1, 2011

FLORIDA PHYSICIAN SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR FRAUDULENT LOBBYING AND FUND RAISING CONSPIRACY

LENDER TO PAY $300,000 TO SETTLE ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LOAN

May 2011

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May 31, 2011

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL IDENTITY THEFT RING MEMBERS PLEAD GUILTY AND ARE SENTENCED

May 27, 2011

HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL IDENTITY THEFT RING MEMBERS PLEAD GUILTY AND ARE SENTENCED

WEST PALM BEACH MAN CHARGED WITH MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH PURPORTED IMMIGRATION SERVICES

“BRAZEN BANDIT” BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO FIFTY-TWO (52) YEARS IN PRISON

FOUR ROTHSTEIN ASSOCIATES CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT WIRE FRAUD IN CONNECTION WITH PONZI SCHEME

May 26, 2011

MIAMI NURSE CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND FALSE STATEMENTS REGARDING HEALTH CARE MATTERS

DORAL WOMAN CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND FALSE STATEMENTS REGARDING HEALTH CARE MATTERS

May 24, 2011

MIAMI-AREA OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY PLEAD GUILTY TO MEDICARE FRAUD

May 23, 2011

LENDER TO PAY $300,000 TO SETTLE ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LOAN

May 20, 2011

BROWARD FINANCIAL ADVISOR SENTENCED TO 63 MONTHS FOR STEALING MORE THAN $1,000,000 IN CLIENT’S FUNDS

May 19, 2011

SENTENCING IN IDENTITY THEFT AND CREDIT CARD FRAUD SCHEME

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AWARDS FLORIDA AND HAWAII LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICES FOR WORK COMBATING CHILD EXPLOITATION

MIAMI RIVER COMPANY CHARGED WITH OIL POLLUTION

FORMER FOUNDING PARTNER OF FT. LAUDERDALE LAW FIRM PLEADS GUILTY TO $837 MILLION INVESTMENT FRAUD SCHEME

May 18, 2011

LAKE WORTH DOCTOR ARRESTED ON FIFTY-FIVE COUNTS OF ILLEGAL DISTRIBUTION OF OXYCODONE AT LAKE WORTH CLINIC

SENTENCING OF FORMER CITY OF MIAMI POLICE OFFICER

May 14, 2011

SIX INDIVIDUALS CHARGED FOR PROVIDING MATERIAL SUPPORT TO THE PAKISTANI TALIBAN

May 12, 2011

HUSBAND, WIFE, AND CORPORATION CONVICTED OF SMUGGLING ADULTERATED CHEESE

ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL SENTENCED IN MIAMI IN CONNECTION WITH COSTA RICA-BASED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FRAUD VENTURES

May 10, 2011

MAN CONVICTED IN MIAMI IN CONNECTION WITH COSTA RICA-BASED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FRAUD VENTURES

May 9, 2011

U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE HOSTS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING

THREE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH MAIL AND WIRE FRAUD FOR PURPORTED “CLEANSING” OF EVIL SPIRITS

BROWARD MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO IMPERSONATING AN FBI AGENT

May 5, 2011

MIAMI BEACH BUSINESSMAN SENTENCED FOR MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT SEALS

TWO MIAMI MEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN DECEMBER 2010 MURDER OF POSTAL WORKER

BANKRUPTCY TRUSTEE/STATE COURT RECEIVER PLEADS GUILTY IN $16 MILLION WIRE FRAUD CONSPIRACY

May 3, 2011

THREE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT OF GOVERNMENT FUNDS

TWO MIAMI-AREA CORPORATIONS PLEAD GUILTY TO MORE THAN $200 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD

STOCK PROMOTERS INDICTED FOR CONSPIRACY IN STOCK MANIPULATION SCHEME

May 2, 2011

FORMER MEDELLIN CARTEL ASSOCIATE PLEADS GUILTY TO DRUG TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACY

April 2011

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April 29, 2011

DOCUMENT VENDOR, DMV EXAMINERS, AND CUSTOMERS CHARGED WITH FRAUD RELATING TO DRIVER’S LICENSES

April 29, 2011

DOCUMENT VENDOR, DMV EXAMINERS, AND CUSTOMERS CHARGED WITH FRAUD RELATING TO DRIVER’S LICENSES

April 28, 2011

NINE CHARGED IN THREE INDICTMENTS CONCERNING VERSAILLES MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEMES

April 27, 2011

NINE CHARGED IN THREE INDICTMENTS CONCERNING VERSAILLES MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEMES

FLORIDA SEAFOOD COMPANY AND ITS PRESIDENT PLEAD GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO MISLABEL SHRIMP

April 26, 2011

TWO WELLINGTON MEN SENTENCED IN MAIL AND AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT RING

MIAMI MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL REFRIGERANT SMUGGLING OPERATION

THREE MIAMI-AREA MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS EACH SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ROLES IN $23 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

April 22, 2011

BROWARD OFFICE MANAGER SENTENCED ON MAIL FRAUD CHARGE FOR STEALING MORE THAN $647,799 FROM EMPLOYER

April 20, 2011

FORMER GRANT WRITER FOR THE CITY OF DAVIE PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX EVASION

OPERATOR OF HIALEAH SLAUGHTER HOUSE ARRESTED CHARGED FOR FOOD SAFETY AND HUMANE SLAUGHTER VIOLATIONS

PALM BEACH COUNTY RESIDENT CHARGED IN EFFORT TO IMPORT ILLEGAL CATCH FROM THE BAHAMAS

POWERMEDICA DEFENDANTS SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY TO ILLEGALLY DISTRIBUTE HUMAN GROWTH HORMONES AND STEROIDS

April 19, 2011

REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER CONVICTED OF ENTICING A CHILD TO ENGAGE IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY

FORMER MIAMI-DADE REAL ESTATE AGENT PLEADS GUILTY IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

April 15, 2011

FORMER HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR STEALING AND DISCLOSING PATIENT INFORMATION

FORT PIERCE COUPLE AND PORT ST. LUCIE MAN INDICTED FOR TAX FRAUD

FIFTEEN INDICTED ON FRAUD AND BRIBERY CHARGES IN SOUTH BEACH PRIVATE CLUBS SCHEME

MIAMI DOCTOR CONVICTED IN $23 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

April 14, 2011

TWO OWNERS OF MIAMI-AREA MENTAL HEALTH CARE CORPORATION PLEAD GUILTY TO ORCHESTRATING $200 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

FORMER GRANT WRITER FOR THE CITY OF DAVIE CHARGED WITH TAX EVASION

April 13, 2011

COLOMBIAN DRUG TRAFFICKER INDICTED

April 12, 2011

MORTGAGE FRAUD DEFENDANT CONVICTED IN AFFINITY-FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING HAITIAN-AMERICAN VICTIMS

April 11, 2011

KEYS COMMERCIAL FISH HOUSE PLEADS GUILTY AND SENTENCED IN SEAFOOD HARVESTING CONSPIRACY

PORT ST LUCIE TAX RETURN PREPARER CHARGED IN TAX FRAUD SCHEME

PORT ST. LUCIE MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

April 8, 2011

ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA SEAFOOD COMPANY AND ITS PRESIDENT CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO SELL MISLABELED SHRIMP

MIAMI-AREA MARKETING DIRECTOR PLEADS GUILTY FOR HER ROLE IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING MORE THAN $100 MILLION IN FRAUDULENT MEDICARE CLAIMS

April 6, 2011

SEVENTEEN INDIVIDUALS CHARGED IN WIRE FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING PRIVATE SOUTH BEACH CLUBS

April 5, 2011

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANTS AND BROWARD SCHOOL BOARD EMPLOYEE AMONG TWELVE CHARGED IN BANK FRAUD AND IDENTITY THEFT RING

April 5, 2011

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANTS AND BROWARD SCHOOL BOARD EMPLOYEE AMONG TWELVE CHARGED IN BANK FRAUD AND IDENTITY THEFT RING

MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD INVOLVING THEFT OF GOLD AND SILVER COINS

March 2011

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March 30, 2011

BARRY MINKOW PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO MANIPULATE COMMON STOCK OF LENNAR CORPORATION

MIAMI-DADE MORTGAGE BROKER SENTENCED FOR OBTAINING FRAUDULENT MORTGAGES ON HOUSES PURCHASED IN PALM BEACH AND ST LUCIE COUNTIES

March 29, 2011

VIRGINIA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

March 28, 2011

FLORIDA AND RHODE ISLAND SEAFOOD COMPANIES SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY TO MISLABEL SHRIMP AND SALMON

MIAMI-DADE FAMILY CHARGED WITH HEALTH CARE FRAUD

March 25, 2011

MIAMI DOCTOR SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR ROLE IN $37 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING MIAMI-AREA HOME HEALTH AGENCIES

FOUR SOUTH FLORIDA MEN SENTENCED IN HEROIN TRAFFICKING RING

DOCTOR CHARGED WITH CONSPIRING TO DISTRIBUTE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

FORT LAUDERDALE MAN SENTENCED TO THIRTY YEARS IMPRISONMENT AFTER BEING CONVICTED OF CHILD ENTICEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION OF A MINOR

March 24, 2011

KEYS COMMERCIAL FISHHOUSE CHARGED IN MASSIVE SEAFOOD HARVESTING CONSPIRACY

BARRY MINKOW CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO MANIPULATE COMMON STOCK OF FORTUNE 500 COMPANY

March 23, 2011

FOUR FAMILY MEMBERS CHARGED IN CONSPIRACY TO EXPORT F-5 FIGHTER JET ENGINES TO IRAN

MUNITIONS SUPPLIER SENTENCED ON DEFENSE PROCUREMENT FRAUD AND LYING TO ARMY ON GOVERNMENT MUNITIONS CONTRACT

March 22, 2011

LEADER OF THE KRAZY LOCOS CRIMINAL STREET GANG AND TWO GANG ASSOCIATES ENTER GUILTY PLEAS RELATED TO TWO HOMICIDES, ROBBERY, NARCOTICS, FIREARMS, AND OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE CHARGES

MIAMI CONTRACTOR PLEADS GUILTY TO EMPLOYMENT TAX FRAUD

March 11, 2011

BOYNTON BEACH DOCTOR SENTENCED ON HEALTH CARE FRAUD CHARGES

March 4, 2011

“BRAZEN BANDIT” BANK ROBBER CONVICTED

HUSBAND, WIFE, AND CORPORATION CHARGED IN A CONSPIRACY TO SMUGGLE ADULTERATED CHEESE

March 2, 2011

TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO STOLEN MAIL IDENTITY THEFT & BANK FRAUD SCHEMES

DRUG TRAFFICKER AND CONVICTED FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 29 YEARS IN PRISON

March 1, 2011

THREE CHARGED IN VERSAILLES MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

February 2011

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February 28, 2011

FORT PIERCE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PRODUCTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

FOUR BOLIVIAN NATIONALS CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING

February 25, 2011

PODIATRIST SENTENCED TO 21 MONTHS FOR VIOLATING EXCLUSION FROM THE MEDICARE PROGRAM

February 24, 2011

SEVEN MEMBERS OF ROMANIAN ORGANIZED CRIME GROUP CHARGED IN INTERNATIONAL WIRE FRAUD SCHEME

February 24, 2011

FOUR CHARGED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

February 24, 2011

BROWARD LAWYER SENTENCED FOR STEALING TRUST FUNDS

February 24, 2011

RIVIERA BEACH MAN CONVICTED OF POSSESSING ENDANGERED SEA TURTLE EGGS SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN PRISON

February 24, 2011

SOUTH FLORIDA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TAX FRAUD

February 23, 2011

SIX INDICTED IN BROWARD, MIAMI-DADE PILL MILL TAKEDOWN

February 22, 2011

MIAMI ACCOUNTANT SENTENCED ON $31 MILLION BANK FRAUD

February 18, 2011

OKEECHOBEE GUN DEALER SENTENCED FOR MACHINE GUN SALES

February 17, 2011

MARTIN COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS FOR ENTICEMENT OF MINORS OVER THE INTERNET AND DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

THIRTY-TWO SOUTH FLORIDA RESIDENTS CHARGED AS PART OF NATIONWIDE TAKEDOWN BY MEDICARE FRAUD STRIKE FORCE OPERATIONS

February 16, 2011

TWO INDIVIDUALS PLEAD GUILTY IN CONNECTION WITH COSTA RICA-BASED BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FRAUD VENTURES

THIRTEEN MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES OF TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME GROUPS CHARGED IN SOUTH FLORIDA

February 15, 2011

LEADER OF MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PONZI SCHEME TARGETING HAITIAN-AMERICANS SENTENCED TO SEVENTEEN YEARS IN PRISON

MIAMI CLINIC OWNER PLEADS GUILTY IN $5 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

BROWARD OFFICE MANAGER PLEADS GUILTY TO STEALING MORE THAN $647,799 FROM EMPLOYER

TWENTY PEOPLE INDICTED IN FLORIDA FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING APPROXIMATELY $200 MILLION IN MEDICARE BILLING

February 11, 2011

TWO WELLINGTON MEN PLEAD GUILTY IN MAIL AND AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT RING

INTERNATIONAL REFRIGERANT GAS SUPPLIER PLEADS GUILTY AND IS SENTENCED FOR FALSE STATEMENTS IN THE IMPORTATION OF OZONE DEPLETING HCFC-22

MIAMI BEACH BUSINESSMAN PLEADS GUILTY FOR MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT SEALS

HIGH-LEVEL COLOMBIAN BACRIM NARCO-TRAFFICKER INDICTED ON COCAINE CONSPIRACY CHARGES

FT. LAUDERDALE ARMED ROBBER SENTENCED

MORTGAGE BROKER, LOAN PROCESSORS AND STRAW BUYER SENTENCED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

February 9, 2011

TWENTY-SEVEN DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH NARCOTICS-RELATED OFFENSES FOR SELLING “CUT” FOR COCAINE AND HEROIN

HIGH-LEVEL COLOMBIAN BACRIM NARCO-TRAFFICKER INDICTED ON COCAINE CONSPIRACY CHARGES

February 4, 2011

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HEALTH CARE FRAUD

EIGHT MIAMI-AREA NURSES SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR $18.7 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME INVOLVING HOME HEALTH CARE

WEST PALM BEACH RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY IN CRAMMING SCHEME

MIAMI BEACH HOTEL DEVELOPERS SENTENCED FOR TAX FRAUD

February 3, 2011

BROWARD MAN CHARGED FOR IMPERSONATING FBI AGENT AND POSSESSING FEDERAL BADGES AND IDENTIFICATION

CORAL GABLES SEAFOOD FIRM SENTENCED FOR ILLEGAL IMPORTATION OF CHILEAN SEA BASS

February 2, 2011

NINE SOUTH FLORIDA RESIDENTS CHARGED IN $12 MILLION BANK FRAUD SCHEME

January 2011

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January 28, 2011

FORMER CITY OF MIAMI OFFICER CHARGED

BROWARD MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN TAX FRAUD SCHEME

January 27, 2011

HIALEAH MAN FOUND GUILTY OF CONSPIRACY TO POSSESS STOLEN FIREARMS, INCLUDING FULLY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS AND EXPLOSIVES

FORMER CONTROLLER OF A MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN FOREIGN BRIBERY SCHEME

January 24, 2011

MASSACHUSETTS MAN INDICTED FOR ILLEGALLY TRANSPORTING AMMUNITION PRIMERS

FORMER CONTROLLER OF A MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN FOREIGN BRIBERY SCHEME

January 20, 2011

SEAFOOD COMPANY PLEADS GUILTY TO VIOLATING THE LACEY ACT FOR MISLABELING OF HADDOCK

January 19, 2011

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIR CARRIER PLEADS AND IS SENTENCED FOR THE ILLEGAL STORAGE AND DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

MORTGAGE BROKER PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS

BROWARD MAN CHARGED WITH IMPERSONATING A FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AGENT AND POSSESSION OF FEDERAL BADGES AND IDENTIFICATION

January 13, 2011

MIAMI-DADE RESIDENT SENTENCED TO 37 MONTHS’IMPRISONMENT FOR CONSPIRING TO COMMIT PART D HEALTH CARE FRAUD

MIAMI CONTRACTOR SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR EMPLOYMENT TAX FRAUD

January 12, 2011

MIAMI-DADE MORTGAGE BROKER PLEADS GUILTY TO OBTAINING FRAUDULENT MORTGAGES ON HOUSES PURCHASED IN PALM BEACH AND ST LUCIE COUNTIES

LONG-TERM FBI UNDERCOVER OPERATION NABS A TOTAL OF 24 DEFENDANTS

NICARAGUAN NATIONAL AND FIVE OTHERS CHARGEDFOR CONSPIRING TO PROVIDE WEAPONS TO PURPORTED COLOMBIAN TERRORIST ORGANIZATION

FLORIDA SEAFOOD COMPANY PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO VIOLATE THE LACEY ACT FOR MISLABELING OF SHRIMP AND SALMON

January 7, 2011

BANK OFFICER SENTENCED TO 36 MONTHS IN $12 MILLION BANK FRAUD SCHEME

LAST STATE PRISON GUARD IN OPERATION BLIND JUSTICE SENTENCED

January 6, 2011

MIRAMAR WOMAN SENTENCED IN MURDER-FOR-HIRE PLOT

FORT LAUDERDALE MAN CONVICTED ON 1974 AND 1977 CHILD ENTICEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION CHARGES

January 5, 2011

TWO MEN SENTENCED IN BANK OF AMERICA ROBBERY

January 3, 2011

PORT SAINT LUCIE RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED PRODUCTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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