News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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October 2014

October 23, 2014

Hancock County Probate Judge Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

October 22, 2014

Middle District Election Officer Appointed

October 21, 2014

Thomas W. Faircloth Sentenced For Distribution Of Child Pornography

October 17, 2014

Robert J. Shubert, Sr. Sentenced On Violation Of The Arms Export Act And Possession Of Pipe Bombs

October 15, 2014

Father And Son Pharmacists Plead Guilty To Drug Charges

October 14, 2014

Defendant Indicted For Attempt To Kill A Federal Officer And For Discharge And Use Of A Firearm During A Federal Crime Of Violence

October 7, 2014

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Paying Bribes To Employees At Military Base For Freight Business

September 2014

September 25, 2014

Columbus Woman Convicted Of Cashing Stolen Treasury Checks

September 19, 2014

Peanut Corporation Of America Former Officials and Broker Convicted On Criminal Charges Related To Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Products

September 9, 2014

U.S. Attorney's Office Welcomes Six New Prosecutors

August 2014

August 27, 2014

Three Athens Area Methamphetamine Traffickers Sentenced To Serve Over Thirty Years In Federal Prison

August 27, 2014

Alabama Pest Control Company And Its Owners Sentenced For Unlawful Application Of Pesticides At Georgia Nursing Homes

August 26, 2014

Crabtree Sentenced for Securities Fraud In Connection With Investment Fraud Scheme

August 13, 2014

Middle Georgia Tax Preparer Sentenced

August 7, 2014

Albany Cocaine Dealer Sentenced

July 2014

July 30, 2014

Bank Robbers Sentenced

July 15, 2014

Defendants In Prostitution Ring Sentenced In Federal Court

July 11, 2014

Worth County Minister Sentenced For Bank Fraud

June 2014

June 13, 2014

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced For Smuggling Contraband

June 13, 2014

Leesburg Resident Sentenced For Distribution Of Child Pornography

June 6, 2014

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced For Smuggling Cell Phones

May 2014

May 22, 2014

Twenty Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Ring Indicted

May 9, 2014

Middle Georgia Methamphetamine Distributors Sentenced

May 9, 2014

Crack Cocaine Dealer Sentenced

May 6, 2014

Former Lowndes County, Georgia Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty To Civil Rights Conspiracy Charge

May 6, 2014

Westley White, Sr. Sentenced For Crack Cocaine Charges

May 5, 2014

Seven Indicted And Arrested In Dogfight Gambling Enterprise

May 2, 2014

Pair Sentenced In Child Support Collection Business And Drug Conspiracy

April 2014

April 29, 2014

Georgia Dentist Sentenced To Jail For Tax Evasion

April 28, 2014

Dr. Robert B. Sperrazza Sentenced For Tax Evastion And Currency Structuring

April 21, 2014

Guilty Verdict Reached In Trial Against Bank Robbery

March 2014

Mar 25, 2014

Georgia Husband And Wife Tax Return Preparers Sent To Prison For Tax Fraud

Mar 20, 2014

Hazardous Waste Transporter Sentenced

Mar 20, 2014

Major Drug Dealer Sentenced

Mar 19, 2014

Drug Dealer Sentenced

Mar 14, 2014

Alabama Pest Control Company And Its Owner Plead Guilty To Unlawful Application Of Pesticides At Georgia Nursing Homes

Mar 13, 2014

Four Indicted For Federal Prescription Drug Fraud

Mar 13, 2014

Postal Employee Sentenced For Stealing Treasury Checks From The Mail

February 2014

Feb 28, 2014

Bank Robber Sentenced

Feb 28, 2014

Father And Son Sentenced For Bank Fraud

Feb 28, 2014

Stillwell Sentenced For Gun Charges

Feb 25, 2014

Monroe Drug Dealer Sentenced

Feb 25, 2014

Keith Bowers Sentenced For Bomb Threats

Feb 19, 2014

Georgia Court Of Appeals Chief Judge Phipps Addresses United States Attorney's Offices

Feb 14, 2014

Former Georgia Tax Return Preparer Sentenced For Tax Fraud

Feb 13, 2014

Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Cell Phones

Feb 6, 2014

Bank Robbers Sentenced

Feb 6, 2014

Georgia Dentist Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

Feb 3, 2014

Internet Child Sexual Predator Enters Guilty Plea

January 2014

Jan 23, 2014

Biomat USA Employee Sentenced For Identity Theft Charges

Jan 23, 2014

Bank Robber Sentenced

Jan 22, 2014

Yolando Blount Sentenced To 27 Years For Nursing Home Identity Theft

Jan 22, 2014

Second Guilty Plea In Child Support Collection Business And In Drug Conspiracy

Jan 21, 2014

Middle Georgia Methamphetamine Organization Dismantled

Jan 17, 2014

Owner Of Child Support Collection Business Enters Guilty Plea

Jan 17, 2014

Guilty Pleas In Sedona Tanning Spa Case

Jan 17, 2014

Middle Georgia Tax Preparer Enters Guilty Plea

Jan 15, 2014

Wesley White, Sr. Pleads Guilty To Crack Cocaine Charges

Jan 13, 2014

Former NFL Player Sentenced For Drug And Gun Charges

Jan 10, 2014

Navy Pharmacy Technicians Sentenced

Jan 7, 2014

Defendant Sentenced For Conspiracy To File False Federal Tax Returns And Identity Theft

Jan 7, 2014

Defendant Sentenced For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

2013 PRESS RELEASES

December 2013

Dec 23, 2013

Arthur Gerald Reid Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of Children

Dec 20, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Stalking

Dec 20, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Domestic Violence

Dec 20, 2013

Pair Sentenced For Narcotics And Firearm Charges

Dec 20, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Wire Fraud Involving Loss Of Nearly $2,000,000

Dec 20, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Possession Of Methamphetamine And A Stolen Handgun

Dec 20, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine

Dec 17, 2013

U.S. Attorney Releases Findings Regarding Death Of Mr. Sammie Davis, Jr.

Dec 12, 2013

Two Indicted For Stolen Treasury Checks

Dec 5, 2013

Final Defendant Sentenced For Food Stamp Fraud Schemes In Wilkinson County

Dec 3, 2013

Two Forsyth City Councilmen Sentenced For Accepting Bribes

November 2013

Nov 12, 2013

Federal Arrest And Search Warrants Served In Albany And Dawson, Georgia

Nov 5, 2013

Dollar General Armed Robbers Sentenced

Nov 5, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Possession Of Child Pornography

Nov 5, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Fraud By Wire

October 2013

Oct 31, 2013

United States Attorney Remarks Regarding Kendrick Johnson Investigation

Oct 29, 2013

Drug Dealer Who Stole Police Car Sentenced

Oct 24, 2013

United States Attorney's Office Supports The Drug Enforcement Administration's Nationwide Drug Take-Back Day

Oct 18, 2013

Shinholster Sentenced For Food Stamp Fraud And Money Laundering

Oct 10, 2013

Georgia Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud Related To Transportation Scheme At Local Military Base

Oct 1, 2013

Former NFL Player Pleads Guilty To Drug And Gun Charges

September 2013

Sept 30, 2013

Department Of Justice Awards 2013 Community Oriented Policing Hiring Grant To Roberta Police Department

Sept 17, 2013

Man Indicted On Transmitting Threats In Interstate Commerce

Sept 13, 2013

Defendant Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To File False Federal Tax Returns And Identity Theft

Sept 11, 2013

Pest Control Company And Its Owner Charged With Unlawful Application Of Pesticides And Falsification

Sept 3, 2013

Two Forsyth City Councilmen Plead Guilty To Accepting Bribes

August 2013

Aug 29, 2013

Angel Food Ministries Founder Wesley Joseph Wingo And His Son, Andrew Wingo, Each Sentenced To Seven Years In Federal Prison

Aug 27, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Possession Of Child Pornography

Aug 27, 2013

Convicted Felon Sentenced For Possession Of A Firearm

Aug 27, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Possession Of Child Pornography

Aug 23, 2013

Armed Bank Robber Who Shot At Police Officer Is Sentenced

Aug 23, 2013

Health Care Nurse Sentenced

Aug 16, 2013

Man Indicted On Drug Charges

Aug 15, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Aug 9, 2013

Former Georgia Tax Return Preparers Sentenced For Tax Fraud

Aug 9, 2013

Guilty Verdict Reached In Trial Against Drug Dealer

Aug 6, 2013

Guilty Plea Entered

Aug 6, 2013

Guilty Plea Entered To Dealing And Passing Counterfeit Reserve Notes

Aug 5, 2013

U.S. Attorney Michael J. Moore to Take Part in National Night Out

Aug 2, 2013

Defendant Possessing Child Pornography Sentenced

Aug 2, 2013

Conspirator Sentenced For Possession Of Stolen U.S. Treasury Checks

Aug 2, 2013

Defendant Possessing Child Pornography Sentenced

Aug 1, 2013

Drug Dealer Sentenced

Aug 1, 2013

Drug Dealer Sentenced For Cocaine Distribution And Money Laundering Conspiracy

Aug 1, 2013

Christine Rahl Sentenced For Health Care Fraud And Money Laundering

July 2013

July 19, 2013

Sentencing Extortion By A Public Official

July 18, 2013

Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty In Georgia To Stealing Identity Information From US Army Computer System

July 16, 2013

Sidney L. Hall Sentenced To 48 Months Imprisonment For Bank Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

July 15, 2013


Embezzlement Of Government Property And Aggravated Identity Theft

July 10, 2013


2013 School Safety Conference

July 2, 2013


Multi-Kilogram Cocaine Trafficker Enters Guilty Plea

June 2013

June 28, 2013

Drug Dealer Sentenced To Federal Prison

June 28, 2013

Drug Dealer Sentenced To Federal Prison

June 26, 2013

Selling Prescription Pills For Profit

June 25, 2013

Identity Thief Sentenced

June 21, 2013

Drug Dealing Armed Career Criminal Sentenced

June 20, 2013

Plea Of Guilty Entered To Conspiracy To Commit Bank Fraud

June 14, 2013

Drug Dealers Sentenced To Federal Prison

June 13, 2013

Indictment Filed For Conspiracy To Commit Mail And Wire Fraud, And Extortion By Interstate Communications; Money Laundering; Money Laundering Conspiracy; And Obstruction Of Justice

June 12, 2013

County Commissioner Sentenced For Attempted Extortion And Bribery

June 7, 2013

Dr. Robert B. Sperrazza Convicted Of Tax Evasion And Currency Structuring

June 6, 2013

Three Georgia Residents Sentenced For Their Roles In Bribery Scheme Related To The Award Of Government Contracts

June 5, 2013

Valdosta Man Sentenced For Stolen Firearms

June 4, 2013

Drug Dealer Sentenced

May 2013

May 31, 2013

Armed Career Criminal Sentenced

May 31, 2013

Drug Dealer And Armed Career Criminal Sentenced

May 31, 2013

Woman Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

May 17, 2013

Trucking Company Owner Indicted

May 17, 2013

Plea Of Guilty Entered To Receipt Of Child Pornography

May 09, 2013

Health Care Fraud And Money Laundering

May 08, 2013

Former Wilcox County, Georgia, Sheriff And Others Sentenced for Assaulting Inmate

May 08, 2013

Georgia Man Plead Guilty To Receiving Bribes In Transportation Scheme At Local Military Base

April 2013

April 26, 2013

United States Attorney's Office Supports Drug Enforcement Administration's National Take-Back Initiative

April 26, 2013

Former Bank Teller Sentenced To Prison For Embezzlement Of Government Funds And Aggravated Identity Theft

April 17, 2013

Air Conditioner Thief Sentenced To Six-And-A-Half Years In Federal Prison For Damaging Enviornment

April 16, 2013

Eight Current Of Former Macon State Prison Officers Charged In Conspiracy To Assault Inmates

April 16, 2013

Ponzi Scheme Indicted

April 12, 2013

Armed Bank Robbery

April 12, 2013

Bankruptcy Fraud

April 11, 2013

Identity Thief Enters Guilty Plea

April 10, 2013

Defendants Indicted For Filing False Federal Tax Returns, Theft Of Government Property, And Identity Theft

April 1, 2013

Bank Fraud

March 2013

March 29, 2013

Georgia Husband And Wife Tax Return Preparers Indicted For Tax Crimes

March 21, 2013

Princess L. Eatmon Sentenced to Prison

March 18, 2013

Georgia Tax Return Preparer Sentenced To Prison

March 12, 2013

James Edward Calloway and Desi Surtane Hansford Indicted For Bribery Concerning A Governmental Program Receiving Federal Funds

March 1, 2013

Armed Bank Robbery

February 2013

February 21, 2013

Former Officials And Broker Of Peanut Corporation Of America Indicted Related To Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Products

February 13, 2013

Georgia Man Admits Taking Bribes To Allow $1 Million Theft Of Government Equipment From Marine Base

February 13, 2013

Three Armed Career Criminals Plead Guilty

February 5, 2013

Distribution Of Cocaine Base AKA Crack Cocaine

January 2013

January 31, 2013

Joseph W. Jordan Sentenced to Prison

January 30, 2013

Georgia Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Jail for Identity Theft

January 23, 2013

Middle District of Georgia Grant Funds Available

January 18, 2013

Former Bank Teller Convicted

January 17, 2013

Cordele, Georgia, resident Indicted for Using Stolen Identities on False Tax Returns

January 14, 2013

Dontreal jenkins and Trevayne Jones Convicted of Embezzlement of Government Property and Aggravated Identity Theft

January 10, 2013

Georgia Men Plead Guilty to Bribing Official to Secure Government Contracts

2012 PRESS RELEASES

December 2012

December 20, 2012

Valdosta Bank Robbers Sentenced

December 11, 2012

Sidney L. Hall Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

December 10, 2012

Derrick Pickett Sentenced to 75 Months in Prison for Treasury Fraud & Identity Theft

December 6, 2012

United states Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Georgia Collects $2,459,970.10 and Forfeited $1.78 Million in Civil and Criminal Action in FY 2012

December 4, 2012

County Commissioner Convicted in Georgia for Attempted Extortion and Bribery

November 2012

November 7, 2012

Joseph McCoy Sentenced to 95 Months in Prison for Treasury Check Fraud & Identity Theft

November 7, 2012

Kenneth Wayne Wright Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

November 2, 2012

Two Defendants Sentenced for Firearms Violations

November 1, 2012

Defendant Sentenced to Ten Years Imprisonment for Drug and Firearm Charges

October 2012

October 26, 2012

Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon

October 25, 2012

Plea of Guilty Entered to Stolen Firearms Charge

October 24, 2012

Former Supervisor at Georgia Prison is the Third to Plead Guilty to Conspiring with Other Officers to Assault and Injure Inmates

October 23, 2012

Former Georgia Police Chief Sentenced for Assaulting Restrained Inmate

October 22, 2012

Former Georgia Police Chief Sentenced for Assaulting Restrained Inmate

October 10, 2012

Richard A. Chafin, former Sheriff of Brooks County, Georgia Sentenced to Prison

September 2012

September 20, 2012

Grant Funds Awarded

September 19, 2012

Sentencing in Child Pornography Case

September 18, 2012

Life Sentence Imposed on Drug Dealer

August 2012

August 21, 2012

Indictment Returned And Pintail Appearance Scheduled

August 20, 2012

Filing False Tax Returns Guilty Plea

August 2, 2012

Former Georgia Police Chief Convicted On Federal Civil Rights Violation

July 2012

July 30, 2012

Election Day Press Release

July 19, 2012

Sentencing Of Possession Of Firearm By A Convicted Felon

July 18, 2012

Xavier Sims Sentenced For Making Bomb Threat To Colquitt County, Georgia School

July 12, 2012

Third Safety in Our Schools Conference to be held in Tifton, Georgia, July 17-19, 2012

July 2, 2012

Former Correctional Officer at Macon State Prison Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Other Officers to Assault and Injure Inmates

June 2012

June 28, 2012

Kenneth B. Beverly Sentenced for Health Care Fraud

June 21, 2012

Former Warner Robins, Georgia Councilman John Williams Sentenced

June 15, 2012

Guilty Verdict for Firearms Offenses

June 8, 2012

Guilty Verdict for Kickbacks to a Bank Officer

May 2012

May 31, 2012

Columbus Man Sentenced On Child Pornography Violation

Seafood Dealers and Fishermen Sentenced

May 18, 2012

Five Individuals Sentenced for Fraudulent Federal Tax Refunds

May 7, 2012

Grant Funds Available

May 1, 2012

Sentencing In Health Care Insurance Fraud

April 2012

April 27, 2012

Drug Dealer Sentenced

April 25, 2012

Guilty Verdict For Former Warner Robins, Georgia Councilman John Williams

April 13, 2012

Guilty Verdict For Malicious Mischief To Government Property

Possession And Sale Of Stolen Firearms And Possession Of Stolen Goods

Drug Dealer Convicted

Co-Defendants Sentenced In Forest Service Officer Killing Case

April 9, 2012

Child Sex Offender Sentenced

March 2012

March 28, 2012

Bank Robber Sentenced

March 27, 2012

Plea Of Guilty Entered For Making A Bomb Threat To Colquitt County, Georgia School

March 26, 2012

Drug Dealers Sentenced In Valdosta, Georgia

March 23, 2012

Norman Clinton Hale Sentenced For Kill U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer

February 2012

February 28, 2012

Drug Dealers Sentenced

February 10, 2012

Credit Union Employee Sentenced

February 2, 2012

Making False Statements To Federal Agent

January 2012

January 19, 2012

Health Care Insurance Fraud

Sentencing Of Thomaston Housing Authority Employees


2011 PRESS RELEASES

December 2011

December 21, 2011

Trucking Company And Owner Indicted

Seafood Dealers And Fishermen Plead Guilty

December 15, 2011

Americus Georgia Man Sentenced On Child Pornography Violation

Armed Bank Robbery Indictment

December 14, 2011

Guilty Pleas Entered By Talbot County Deputies

December 13, 2011

Insurance Fraud Sentencing

December 2, 2011

CEO Of Angel Food Ministries And Others Indicted

November 2011

November 18, 2011

Hunter Admits To Killing Forest Service Officer

November 10, 2011

Grant Awarded To Houston County Law Enforcement Agencies

November 2, 2011

Cocaine Organization Dismantled

October 2011

October 18, 2011

Warner Robins, Georgia Councilman Indicted

October 6, 2011

Athens Man Sentenced For Theft Of Government Property

September 2011

September 30, 2011

Free Seminar Being Offered To Business Owners And Managers

August 2011

August 19, 2011

Child Pornography Sentencing

August 17, 2011

Cocaine Organization Guilty Pleas

August 4, 2011

Correction: Health Care Insurance Fraud

August 4, 2011

Health Care Insurance Fraud

August 4, 2011

Health Care Insurance Fraud Sentencing

July 2011

July 29, 2011

Cordele Man Sentenced To Prison For Threatening Social Security Office Employees

July 29, 2011

Guilty Plea To Filing False Tax Returns

July 29, 2011

Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

July 29, 2011

Georgia Man Sentenced To Six And A Half Years For Possession Of Child Pornography

July 19, 2011

Theft From Organization Receiving Federal Funds

July 6, 2011

Seafood Dealers And Fishermen Indicted

June 2011

June 24, 2011

Lee County, Georgia Man Sentenced To Ten Years For Possession Of Child Pornography

June 23, 2011

Members Of International Procurement Network Indicted For Supplying Iran With U.S. Military Aircraft Components

June 22, 2011

Press Release

June 22, 2011

Extortion By A Public Official

June 15, 2011

Plea Of Guilty For Tax Violations

June 10, 2011

Moultrie Man Sentenced For Misappropriation Of Postal Funds

May 2011

May 27, 2011

Drug Dealer Sentenced

May 26, 2011

Drug Dealer Sentenced

May 9, 2011

Federal Case Involving Manufacture Of Marijuana

April 2011

April 21, 2011

Georgia Man Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

Health Care Insurance Fraud

April 14, 2011

Drug Dealer Sentenced

March 2011

March 4, 2011

Five Convenience Store Owners Plead Guilty To Aiding And Abetting In An Illegal Gambling Business

February 2011

February 18, 2011

Press Release

February 11, 2011

Drug Dealer Sentenced

Albany And Americus Drug Dealers Sentenced To Serve Federal Prison Time

January 2011

January 28, 2011

Sex Offender Sentenced

Sex Offender Sentenced

Albany And Valdosta Drug Dealers Sentenced To Serve Federal Prison Time

January 27, 2011

Sentencing

January 21, 2011

Indictment In Shooting Of Forest Service Officer

January 19, 2011

Sentencing Press Release

January 18, 2011

January Is National Stalking Awareness Month

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