News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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December 2012

December 19, 2012

Ebay Store Owner Guilty of Fencing Stolen Property

Corrupt DeKalb County Construction Inspector Sentenced to Federal Prison for Extortion

Vendor Indicted for Fraudulently Buying WIC Vouchers

December 18, 2012

Former VP of Investor Relations for Carter's, Inc. Pleads Guilty to Long-Running Insider Trading Conspiracy

December 14, 2012

Two Men Indicted for Allegedly Committing Child Exploitation Offenses

December 11, 2012

Drug Trafficker Sentenced for Distributing High-Grade Marijuana and Cocaine throughout the United State

Cumming Man Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns

December 10, 2012

Federal Corrections Officer Indicted for Accepting a Bribe and Smuggling Contraband into Atlanta’s Federal Prison

December 7, 2012

Teacher Indicted for Possessing Child Pornography

December 3, 2012

Former Postal Employees Guilty of Stealing Millions in U.S. Treasury Checks

Six Atlanta Area Men Charged with Counterfeiting Up to $1 Million in U.S. Currency

November 2012

November 29, 2012

Janitor Indicted for Filming Students in School Bathroom and Receiving Child Pornography

November 27, 2012

Man Who Produced Child Pornography While he was a Sheriff's Deputy is Sentenced to Prison

Owner of Salwa Foods Sentenced for Defrauding U.S. Department of Agriculture

November 26, 2012

Former Bureau of Prisons Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charges

November 19, 2012

Kennesaw Man Indicted for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

New Jersey Man Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking Over 60 Firearms Purchased in Georgia

November 15, 2012

Marietta Man Sentenced to Federal Prison after Being Caught in Undercover Teen Sex Sting

Two Men Sentenced on Firearms Charges

November 13, 2012

Two New York Residents Sentenced for Operating $12 Million Ponzi Scheme

November 9, 2012

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Georgia School District to Ensure All Students Can Enroll in and Attend School

November 8, 2012

Union Official Sentenced for Embezzlement of Union Funds

Father, Son, and Others Sentenced to Federal Prison for Armed Robberies

November 7, 2012

Former VP of Investor Relations for Carter’s, Inc. Indicted in Long-Running Insider Trading Schemes

November 2, 2012

Duluth Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking a Minor

October 2012

October 25, 2012

Law Firm Secretary Sentenced in Embezzlement Scheme

October 25, 2012

Man Who Carjacked a Flowery Branch Woman’s Car when She Returned Home During Burglary is Sentenced

Former DeKalb County Deputy Police Chief Sentenced for Taking Bribes

October 22, 2012

Companies and CEOs Indicted in School Supply Scam

October 19, 2012

Two Lithuanian Nationals Charged with Forced Labor and Servitude to Compel Man to Commit Computer Fraud

October 17, 2012

Ex-TSA Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Smuggle Drugs through Hartsfield-Jackson

October 16, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts Husband and Wife of 10-Year-Long Tax Defiance Scheme after Six-Day Trial

October 11, 2012

Gainesville Marijuana Traffickers Sentenced

October 10, 2012

New York Nurse Sentenced for Selling Unapproved "Party Drug" Phenazepam on the Internet

October 4, 2012

Ex-TSA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring and Attempting to Smuggle Drugs through Hartsfield-Jackson

October 3, 2012

Union Official Sentenced for Stealing Union Funds

Former Verizon Wireless Network Engineer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

October 2, 2012

Final Member of 13-Person Northwest Georgia Oxycodone Distribution Ring Sentenced to Federal Prison

October 1, 2012

Businessman Pleads Guilty to Bribing Gwinnett County Commissioner

September 2012

September 27, 2012

Cedartown Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing a Firearm as a Convicted Felon

Northern District of Georgia U.S. Attorney’s Office Joins the Partnership at Drugfree.org's 'Medicine Abuse Project'

September 26, 2012

Defendants Sentenced for Armored Car Robbery at Oakwood Wal-Mart

September 24, 2012

Loganville Man Charged with Obtaining United States Citizenship by Fraud

September 19, 2012

Former White County Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

Leading Oncology Practice to Pay $4.1 Million to Settle False Claims Act Investigation

September 18, 2012

Son and Associate of Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Sentenced for Accepting Bribes and Trafficking Drugs

September 14, 2012

Reputed Members of the “M.O.B.” Gang Charged with Sex Trafficking of Minors

September 12, 2012

Stone Mountain Woman Charged with Identity Theft Scheme

Uncle Indicted for Stealing his Nephew’s Identity

September 6, 2012

Distributor of Child Pornography Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

Three Men Indicted for Attempted Bribery of Federal Immigration Official

Former Bureau of Prisons Doctor Charged with Sexually Abusing Inmates

Sex Offender Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography

September 5, 2012

Businessman Charged with Bribing Gwinnett County Commissioner

Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Sentenced to 33 Months for Accepting Bribes

Tax Violator Sentenced

August 2012

August 24, 2012

Defendant Sentenced for Skimming Credit Cards of Gas Station Customers

August 22, 2012

North Georgia Men Who Plotted to Purchase Explosives and Silencers Sentenced to Federal Prison

August 21, 2012

Two Defendants Indicted for Running a Work-From-Home Scam

August 16, 2012

23 Defendants Charged with Drug and Gun Offenses in Federal Investigation of North Georgia Motorcycle Clubs

August 14, 2012

Former Nursing Home Operator Sentenced to Prison for 20 Years for Health Care Fraud & Tax Fraud

August 9, 2012

O'Berry Sentenced for Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Former Bank President Sentenced to Twelve Years in Federal Prison for Bank Fraud Conspiracy and Perjury

August 8, 2012

Defendant Sentenced for Attacking Prison Guard

August 7, 2012

Ex-TSA Officers Indicted for Conspiring and Attempting to Smuggle Drugs through Hartsfield-Jackson

August 6, 2012

Defendant Sentenced for Illegally Buying and Transporting Guns to Buffalo, New York

July 2012

July 31, 2012

Two Former Delta Airlines Ramp Agents Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Import Drugs into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Atlanta Man Admits to Filing False Tax Returns that Claimed Over $1.2 Million in Fraudulent Refunds

July 30, 2012

Former Villa Rica School Teacher Indicted for Possession of Child Pornography

July 20, 2012

Jury Convicts Former DeKalb Police Lieutenant for Bribery

July 18, 2012

Jury Convicts Man Who Operated a Sex Trafficking Ring

July 17, 2012

Altus Healthcare & Hospice Settles Allegations of Inappropriate Use of Inpatient Hospice

June 12, 2012

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Wells Fargo Resulting in More than $175 Million in Relief for Homeowners to Resolve Fair Lending Claims

June 2012

June 31, 2012

Two Former Delta Airlines Ramp Agents Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Import Drugs into Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Atlanta Man Admits to Filing False Tax Returns that Claimed Over $1.2 Million in Fraudulent Refunds

June 30, 2012

Former Villa Rica School Teacher Indicted for Possession of Child Pornography

June 28, 2012

Cobb County Fiction Author Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years in Prison for Two Fraud Schemes

Gainesville Woman Indicted for Explosive Devices

June 27, 2012

Undercover Firearms Investigation Nets More than 60 Federal and State Arrests, 270 Illegal Firearms Taken Off the Streets

June 26, 2012

Former Top Loan Officer of Failed Bank Convicted of Bank Fraud and Cheating on His Taxes

Former Fulton County Deputy Sheriff Sentenced to 3 1/2 Years in Prison for Public Corruption and Drug Trafficking

June 25, 2012

White House, Department of Justice Announce Law Enforcement Grants for Hiring of Veterans

June 21, 2012

White House, Department of Justice Announce Law Enforcement Grants for Hiring of Veterans

June 21, 2012

Three Members of Dominican Robbery Crew Sentenced to Decades in Prison

Forsyth County Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Distribution, Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

June 20, 2012

Corrupt DeKalb County Engineering Supervisor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Extortion

June 19, 2012

Man Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns Seeking Over $1.3 Million in Refunds

June 7, 2012

Illinois Resident Sentenced for Sending Fake Bomb Threats to Atlanta Area Schools

Felon Pleads Guilty to Possessing Sawed-Off Shotgun Used to Shoot Victim in Face

June 5, 2012

Man Who Carjacked a Flowery Branch Woman’s Car After Burglarizing Her Home Pleads Guilty

June 1, 2012

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Counterfeiting and Distributing $100 Bills

May 2012

May 31, 2012

Gwinnett County Commissioner Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes

May 30, 2012

Insurance Broker Sentenced to Over Four Years in Prison

May 23, 2012

Father Sentenced for Stealing Son's Social Security Benefits

May 22, 2012

Woman Sentenced for Soliciting a Murder and Trafficking in Firearms

May 17, 2012

Corrupt DeKalb County Construction Inspector Pleads Guilty to Extortion

Former Reserve Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Tipping Off Drug Dealers to FBI Search Warrant

May 16, 2012

Two New York Residents Convicted of Operating $12 Million Ponzi Scheme that Victimized Numerous Atlanta Investors

May 14, 2012

Lies About Terrorism Sends Local Man to Prison

May 9, 2012

Members of a Cobb County Counterfeit Document Production Ring Sentenced to Prison

May 8, 2012

Former Navy Petty Officer Sentenced for Selling Fellow Sailors' Identities for Use in Phony Tax Returns

May 7, 2012

Ex-Army Officers Arraigned on Charges of Stealing Over $2.7 Million in Defense Funds

May 3, 2012

Three Airline Employees Indicted for Conspiring to Import Drugs into Hartsfield-Jackson Airport; One Remains a Fugitive

Chicago Man Sentenced for Traveling to Have Sex with Eleven Year Old Girl

Three Airline Baggage Handlers and Business Owner Sentenced for Theft of Registered Mail

April 2012

April 26, 2012

Three Indicted on Federal Drug Charges

April 20, 2012

Brothel Owner Pleads Guilty in Alien Harboring Conspiracy & Prostitution Ring

April 16, 2012

Defendant Resentenced to Over Seventeen Years in Prison for Assaulting Federal Officers

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to Twenty Years for Additional Crimes Against a Child

April 12, 2012

Rome Man Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography

April 10, 2012

North Georgia Men Plead Guilty to Plot to Purchase Explosives and a Silencer

Dallas-Based Tenet Healthcare Corporation to Pay $42.75 Million to Settle Allegations of Improperly Billing Medicare

April 9, 2012

As the Tax Deadline Looms, Federal Prosecutions are in Full Bloom

April 4, 2012

Corrupt DeKalb County Engineering Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Extortion

April 3, 2012

Atlanta Man Convicted of Billing for Worthless Services While Operating "Horrendous" Nursing Homes

Radiation Oncology Practice to Pay $3.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Investigation

March 2012

March 30, 2012

Disbarred Lawyer Indicted and Arrested for Running a Corrupt Real Estate Practice

Former Fulton County Detention Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Accepting Bribe to Bring Drugs Into County Jail

Defendants Convicted in Widespread Identity Theft Scheme

March 28, 2012

Former Department of Defense Employee Sentenced to Prison for Taking $99,000 in Bribes

March 26, 2012

Former Fulton County Detention Officer Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Public Corruption and Drug Trafficking

March 23, 2012

Five to Be Arraigned on Federal Drug and Weapons Charges after Agents Foil Imminent Attack Over Drug Debt

March 21, 2012

Atlanta Man Imprisoned for Sex Trafficking a 12-Year-Old Girl

March 20, 2012

Former President of Atlanta-Based Public Company Indicted in Multi-Million Dollar Securities Fraud Cover-Up

March 16, 2012

Cobb County Doctor Imprisoned for Distributing Child Pornography

March 15, 2012

Atlanta Bank Manager Sentenced for Fraud Scheme

Fayetteville Man Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling More Than $106,000 From England Into The U.S.

March 13, 2012

Three Romanian Citizens Sentenced for Internet Scam

March 6, 2012

Two Dekalb County Public Works Officials Indicted for Extortion And Bribery

March 1, 2012

Doctor Banned From Federal Healthcare Programs for Seven Years

Members of Robbery Crew Convicted, Face Life Sentence

Federal Inmate Sentenced for Selling Information

February 2012

February 29, 2012

Hedge Fund Managers Sentenced to Prison for Over $30 Million Fraud Scheme

February 28, 2012

Forest Park Woman Sentenced for Stealing Corporate Identities

February 23, 2012

Fraudsters Sentenced to Prison for "Reverse Mortgage" Scheme

Former Corporate Officers Sentenced to Lengthy Imprisonment For Stock Fraud Scam

February 22, 2012

Man Goes to Prison For Lying to Federal Agents

Three Owners of Atlanta Meat Company Sentenced to Prison

February 21, 2012

Cobb County Fiction Author Pleads Guilty to Two Fraud Schemes

February 17, 2012

Former Cartersville Mayoral Candidate Sentenced to Federal Prison For Bank Fraud

February 15, 2012

Landlord Pays Settlement to Resolve False Claims Act Rental Housing Fraud Allegations

February 9, 2012

Adams Sentenced to Over 17 Years in Prison For Multi-Million Dollar Telemarketing Fraud Scheme

February 8, 2012

New York Wholesaler Sentenced to Prison For Buying Infant Formula and Other Merchandise Stolen in Georgia

February 7, 2012

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Operating Ponzi Scheme

February 6, 2012

Five Sentenced for Bribing Immigration Official

February 2, 2012

New Orleans Man Sentenced for FEMA Fraud

Lawrenceville Couple Indicted for Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

January 2012

January 27, 2012

Illinois Resident Pleads Guilty to Mailing Threats to Metro-Atlanta Area Schools

January 26, 2012

Postal Employee And Four Others Indicted for Stealing and Cashing U.S. Treasury Checks

January 25, 2012

Former Postal Service Employee Sentenced for Stealing Government Money

January 20, 2012

Former Fulton County Detention Officer Pleads Guilty to Public Corruption and Drug Trafficking Charges

January 19, 2012

Former Dekalb Officer/Clarkston Police Reservist Charged with Tipping Off Drug Ring to Pending Search Warrant

January 18, 2012

Lithonia Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery of Conyers Credit Union

Owner of Doraville Medical Clinic Indicted for Health Care Fraud

January 17, 2012

Former Clayton County Police Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Public Corruption, Drug and Civil Rights Violations

January 12, 2012

Three Miami Men Sentenced for Nationwide Copper Thefts

Johns Creek Subdivision Resident Sentenced for Child Pornography Charges Involving Images of Neighborhood Girls

January 11, 2012

Former Fulton County Detention Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Accepting Bribe to Smuggle Cell Phones into County Jail

January 10, 2012

Atlanta Man Sentenced on Computer Hacking Charge

January 5, 2012

Lithonia Man Sentenced for Stolen Tax Payments

Fifteen Mexican Drug Cartel Members Operating in Atlanta Sentenced to Federal Prison

January 3, 2012

Georgia Man Charged with Providing Falsified FAA Certificates

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