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December 2013

December 24, 2013

National Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization in Sandy Springs Dismantled

December 20, 2013

Man Who Extorted Minors to Produce Child Pornography Sentenced

December 19, 2013

MS-13 Members Receive Life Sentences

Previously Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to 25 Years for Child Sex Trafficking

VA Employee Charged With Theft of Government Funds

December 18, 2013

College Park Policeman Indicted for Illegally Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

Australian National Sentenced to Prison for Child Enticement

Former Villa Rica School Teacher Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography

Business Owner Indicted for Bribery

December 16, 2013

Former Clarkston Councilwoman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Scheme

December 13, 2013

Canton Man Charged With Distributing Hardcore Child Pornography

Defendant Sentenced for Planting Drugs on Woman's Car

Emory Students Targeted by Identity Thieves

December 12, 2013

Tax Return Preparer Convicted of Fraud and Identity Theft in $19 Million Scheme

December 06, 2013

Former Newton County Deputy Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charge

December 04, 2013

California Couple Convicted of Federal Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

December 03, 2013

Rapper Gucci Mane Arraigned on Federal Gun Charges

December 03, 2013

Owner of Atlanta Income Tax Preparation Firm Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Refund Fraud

December 02, 2013

Ex-Social Security Employee Sentenced to Prison for Extortion

November 2013

November 26, 2013

Man Sentenced for Bribing Federal Official

November 22, 2013

MS-13 Members Convicted of Murders and Attempted Murders

Georgia Emissions Inspectors Sentenced to Federal Prison

November 20, 2013

Former Hedge Fund Manager Indicted for Defrauding Investors and Obstructing the SEC

November 18, 2013

Former Atlanta Investment Advisor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzling More Than $2.5 Million from Clients

November 15, 2013

Newnan Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Unlawfully Distributing Controlled Substances

Defendant Convicted of Arranging Fraudulent Marriages to Deceive Immigration Officials

November 14 2013

Former Portfolio Manager for New York Hedge Fund Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Insider Trading Conspiracy

November 6, 2013

Three Sentenced for Conspiracy, Insider Trading and Tax Evasion

October 2013

October 30, 2013

Ex-Captain from Murray County Sheriff’S Department Sentenced to Federal Prison

October 29, 2013

Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

October 28, 2013

Medical Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud

October 22, 2013

Major Drug Trafficker Receives 14 Year Sentence

October 21, 2013

Former Coca-Cola Employee Charged With Fraud

September 2013

September 27, 2013

Former Union City Firefighter Sentenced for Receiving Child Pornography

Teacher Sentenced for Receiving Child Pornography

September 25, 2013

Former Deputy Sheriff Sentenced for Obstructing a Public Corruption Investigation

September 20, 2013

Newton County Deputy Sheriff Arrested On Drug Trafficking And Firearms Charges

Jury Convicts Identity Thief

Members of Atlanta-Based Gang Arrested on Federal Extortion Charges

September 13, 2013

Multi-State Takedown Targeted National Cocaine Trafficking Organization

Former Griffin Grocery Store Owner Sentenced for WIC Fraud

September 11, 2013

Former Candidate for DeKalb County Superior Court Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors

September 10, 2013

Former Cox Employees Charged with Embezzlement

September 6, 2013

Chattanooga Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Enticement

September 6, 2013

Georgia Emissions Inspectors Plead Guilty in Federal Court

August 2013

August 29, 2013

Clayton County Police Officer Assigned to U.S. Marshals Service Task Force Arrested on Public Corruption, Drug Trafficking, and Firearm Charges

August 28, 2013

Emory University To Pay $1.5 Million To Settle False Claims Act Investigation

Norcross Woman Stole More Than $398,000 in Federal Retirement Benefits

August 27, 2013

Local Businessman Sentenced for Stealing Over $835,000 from His Business Investors

Businessman Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Bribing Former Gwinnett County Commissioner

Federal Employee Pleads Guilty to Extorting Money from Social Security Beneficiaries

August 22, 2013

Cobb County Man Charged In Identity Theft Scheme

Man Pleads Guilty to Fraudulently Obtaining United States Citizenship and Bribing Federal Official

Bremen Man Sentenced for Solicitation to Commit Arson

August 19, 2013

Marietta Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Filing False Claims with the IRS

August 16, 2013

Former Consultant Pleads Guilty To His Role In Atlanta Public Schools Kickback Scheme

August 14, 2013

Atlanta Attorney Admits To Stealing Over $300,000 From Law Firm Clients

August 13, 2013

South Carolina Man Sentenced for Traveling to Have Sex with Eight Year Old

August 7, 2013

Three Defendants Sentenced for String of Armed Bank Robberies

August 6, 2013

Stone Mountain Man Sentenced For Eight Armed Robberies

August 1, 2013

Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Funds

July 2013

July 30, 2013

Atlanta Man Sentenced For Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

July 29, 2013

Cobb County Bus Driver Sentenced For Producing Child Pornography

July 26, 2013

Man Pleads Guilty To Bribing Federal Official

July 25, 2013

Drug Thieves Sentenced to Federal Prison

Attorney Sentenced for Stealing Over $1.3 Million from Injured Clients

July 23, 2013

Former National Guard Transportation Officer Pleads Guilty To Accepting An Illegal Gratuity

Habersham County Woman Pleads Guilty To Making Pipe Bombs

July 19, 2013

Key Atlanta Drug Distributors Sentenced

July 18, 2013

Former Mortgage Broker Indicted For Defrauding First Coweta Bank

July 16, 2013

MS-13 Members Convicted for Murders and Attempted Murders

July 10, 2013

Atlanta Business Owner Sentenced For Receiving Child Pornography

July 09, 2013

Woman Pleads Guilty to Forging Her Nursing License

Youth Outreach Coordinator Indicted for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

July 03, 2013

Cobb County Drug Traffickers Sentenced to Federal Prison

Hotel Financier Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Bribe a Bank Loan Officer

June 2013

June 27, 2013

Midtown Neurology Agrees To Resolve Alleged Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Couple Indicted For Stealing Hundreds of Identities to Claim Over $600,000 in False Tax Refunds

June 26, 2013

Atlanta Tax Return Preparer Sentenced For Filing False Tax Returns

June 24, 2013

Atlanta Doctor Convicted for Health Care Fraud, Tax Evasion and Money Laundering

June 20, 2013

Coweta County Man Sentenced for Illegally Obtaining Federal Contracts Reserved for Military Veterans

Coweta County Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Local and International Victims in Internet Scheme

June 19, 2013

Second Former Carter's Executive Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Insider Trading Conspiracy

Former Grady Hospital Employee Indicted For Embezzlement

June 18, 2013

Former Atlanta Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Bribes

Medical Business Owner Indicted for Medicaid Fraud

June 17, 2013

Douglasville Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking

June 14, 2013

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Framing Woman for Drug Possession

Norcross Man Arrested For Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

June 12, 2013

Suwanee Man Sentenced For Violating Tax Laws

June 10, 2013

Members of Prescription Drug Distribution Ring Sentenced to Prison

June 07, 2013

Airtran Employee Arrested for Attempting to Possess Cocaine

June 05, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Running A Work-From-Home Scam

Four Men Indicted In 75-Liter Methamphetamine Seizure

June 04, 2013

Former Atlanta Public Schools Chief Information Officer Indicted For Accepting Kickbacks

June 03, 2013

Sex Offender Sentenced for Distribution of Child Pornography

May 2013

May 30, 2013

Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Ring Members Admit Guilt

May 23, 2013

Lilburn Resident Charged with Illegal Possession of Firearms

May 22, 2013

Tax Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Identity Theft

May 21, 2013

Members of International Sex Trafficking Ring Indicted

May 16, 2013

State Representative Tyrone Brooks, Sr. Indicted On Fraud And Tax Charges

May 15, 2013

Couple Indicted for Sex Trafficking of a Juvenile

May 13, 2013

C.R. Bard, Inc. To Pay U.S. $48.26 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Claims

May 8, 2013

Former Pilot Sentenced In Tax Fraud Scheme

May 7, 2013

The United States Attorney’s Office And Department Of Justice Reach A Settlement Agreement Today With The DeKalb County School District To Resolve Complaints Of Religious Harassment

Federal Inmate Sentenced For Assaulting Prison Warden

Former Griffin Store Front Owner Convicted Of Food Stamp Fraud

May 6, 2013

Cobb County Man Who Sold Bomb To An Undercover Officer Sentenced

May 3, 2013

Algerian National Extradited From Thailand To Face Federal Cybercrime Charges In Atlanta For “SpyEye” Virus

April 2013

April 29, 2013

Female Human Trafficker Sentenced

Gainesville Man Charged With Making and Distributing Child Pornography

April 25, 2013

Two Inmates Indicted For Killing Inside Federal Prison

April 24, 2013

Georgia Man Indicted For Tax Fraud And Identity Theft

Former Employee Charged With Embezzling Over $700,000

April 23, 2013

Former Woodruff Arts Center Employee Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement

April 22, 2013

Seventeen-Time Felon Sentenced For Possessing Assault Weapon Ammunition

April 18, 2013

Two Atlanta Men Plead Guilty To Federal Hate Crime

April 17, 2013

Fugitive Caught After Nearly Two Decades On The Run

Mexican National Indicted For Illegal Re-Entry

April 12, 2013

Former Deputy Sheriff Pleads Guilty To Obstructing a Civil Rights Investigation

April 10, 2013

English Language School Officials Indicted For Immigration Fraud

April 8, 2013

Ebay Fraudster Sentenced for Fencing Stolen Property

April 5, 2013

Former Officer of Closed Ellijay Bank Sentenced

April 2, 2013

Identity Thief Indicted On Federal Charges

Ellenwood Man Indicted For Possession Of Child Pornography

March 2013

March 27, 2013

Former Murray County Sheriff’s Captain Obstructed Investigation

March 26, 2013

Airline Passenger Imported Drugs From Guatemala

March 21, 2013

Disbarred Lawyer Sentenced For Corrupt Real Estate Transactions

March 18, 2013

Two Narcotic Treatment Programs Face Financial Penalties

March 13, 2013

Jury Convicts Defendant on Tax Charges

March 7, 2013

Federal Agents Thwart Attempted Bank Account Takeover

Robbery Crew Member who Impersonated Law Enforcement Sentenced

March 6, 2013

Three Former Delta Air Lines Employees Conspired to Import Illegal Drugs into Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

March 4, 2013

New York Loan Broker Arraigned On Charges of Defrauding Customers of $1.2 Million

Appalachian Community Bank Vice President Indicted

February 2013

February 27, 2013

Major U.S. Treasury Check Theft Ring Sentenced to Federal Prison

South Carolina Man Charged with Threatening to Kill the President of the United States

February 25, 2013

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Schemes

February 12, 2013

Ten Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Among 15 Arrested for Protecting Drug Dealers in Federal Drug Trafficking Sting

February 11, 2013

Local Businessman Charged with Wire Fraud for Using Investors' Funds as his Personal Piggy Bank

February 7, 2013

Former Bureau of Prisons Doctor Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Three Inmates

February 6, 2013

Two More Defendants Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft

February 4, 2013

Identity Thieves Sentenced for Taking over Bank Accounts

February 1, 2013Sample

Feds Target Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud

Former Atlanta Investment Advisor Pleads Guilty to Embezzeling More than $2.5 Million from Clients

January 2013

January 30, 2013

Ex-TSA Officers Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Drugs through Hartsfield-Jackson

January 28, 2013

Four Defendants Arrested for Operating "Pill Mill"

January 23, 2013

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Smuggling Cocaine from Caribbean through Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

January 16, 2013

Two Men Indicted for Child Exploitation Offenses

Marietta Man Pleads Guilty to Filing False Claims for Federal Income Tax Refunds While in State Prison

January 15, 2013

Four Conspirators Arrested for Operating "Pill Mills"

January 10, 2013

Dalton Meth Dealer Sentenced To Prison

January 9, 2013

Former Murray County Sheriff’s Deputy Indicted for Obstructing Civil Rights Investigation

Mableton Man Indicted for Extorting Minors to Produce Child Pornography

January 7, 2013

U.S. Attorneys Loretta E. Lynch and Sally Yates to Lead Attorney General's Advisory Committee

January 03, 2013

Husband and Wife Sentenced for 10-Year Long Tax Defiance Scheme

January 02, 2013

Golden Living Nursing Homes Settle Allegations of Substandard Wound Care

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