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2011 News and Press Releases

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December 2011

December 14, 2011

Former Camp Counselor to Serve 20 Years in Federal Prison for Child Pornography Offenses

December 07, 2011

Former Manteno Car Dealer Charged with $2.5 Million Bank Fraud

December 07, 2011

Grand Jury Charges Kankakee Business Owner with Operating Illegal Gambling Business, Money Laundering

December 06, 2011

Operation targets methamphetamine manufacturing and distribution in galesburg area

December 01, 2011

Warren County Man to Serve 35 Years in Federal Prison for Child Exploitation and Possession of Child Pornography

November 2011

November 15, 2011

Former Office Manager Sentenced to Prison Term for Embezzlement, Tax Evasion, and Making False Statements

November 10, 2011

Iowa Man Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison for Providing False Information Related to Terrorist Hoax

November 09, 2011

Springfield Real Estate Agent Sentenced to Four Months in Prison for Concealing Assets in a Bankruptcy Proceeding and Making a False Statement to a Bank

November 07, 2011

Jury Convicts Illinois Man For Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

November 07, 2011

Bradley, Ill. Man to Serve 2.5 Years in Prison for Possession of Machinegun, Unregistered Firearms

October 2011

October 31, 2011

Owner of Gebhardt Trailer Sales to Serve Nine Years in Federal Prison for Fraud

October 26, 2011

Greene County Man Charged with Manufacture, Possession of Child Pornography

October 26, 2011

Tennessee Man, Woman Charged with Transporting a Minor to Engage in Prostitution

October 26, 2011

Kankakee Mortgage Broker Enters Guilty Plea in Fraud Scheme

October 25, 2011

Springfield Felon Sentenced to 110 Months in Federal Prison for Possession of Firearm

October 25, 2011

Former Investment Advisor Pleads Guilty to $16 Million Mail Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme

October 06, 2011

Kankakee Felon to Serve 42.5 Years in Federal Prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, Possession of Machine Guns

September 2011

September 30, 2011

Peoria Man Charged with Transportation of Child Pornography and Obstruction of Justice

September 30, 2011

Grand Jury Charges Rural East Moline Man with Producing Marijuana

September 29, 2011

Six Additional Defendants Charged In “Operation Prairie Eagle”

September 29, 2011

Grand Jury Charges Peoria Man with Four Robberies

September 29, 2011

Central Illinois Farmer and Former Elevator Manager Indicted

September 29, 2011

Peoria Real Estate Developer Charged with Bank Fraud; Money Laundering

September 27, 2011

Jury Convicts Kankakee Area Man for Clean Air Act Violations involving Asbestos

September 21, 2011

Professional Illinois duck hunter jeff foiles sentenced to more than one year in jail and fines for illegal hunting and guiding activities

September 16, 2011

Saudi Arabia-based tamimi global company to pay u.s. $13 million to resolve criminal and civil allegations of kickbacks and illegal gratuities

September 15, 2011

Kankakee Funeral Home Owner Faces Additional Fraud Charges

August 2011

August 31, 2011

Taylorville, Ill. Man Guilty of Filing False Income Tax Returns

August 17, 2011

Grand Jury Indicts Two Springfield Men in Unrelated, Separate Child Pornography Cases

August 17, 2011

Grand Jury Charges Bulgarian Men With Fraud

August 17, 2011

Grand Jury Indicts Washington, Ill. Man Previously Arrested, Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

August 15, 2011

Former Bank Manager Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Embezzlement

August 12, 2011

Former Illinois firefighter sentenced to 30 years in prison for child exploitation charges

August 11, 2011

10 Additional Defendants Charged with Federal Crimes Related to Manufacture of Methamphetamine in West Central Illinois

August 10, 2011

Bureau County Farmer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Bank of $2 Million and Bankruptcy Fraud

August 05, 2011

Former WIU Student Sentenced for Making Hoax Bomb Threats

August 03, 2011

Springfield Woman Pleads Guilty to False Tax Return Scheme

August 01, 2011

Chicago Man Faces Murder Charges Related to Drug-Trafficking in Danville

July 2011

July 28, 2011

Peoria Businessman Sentenced to 21-Month Prison Term for Fraud

July 26, 2011

Mattoon Man Charged with Child Pornography Offenses

July 14, 2011

Indictment Charges Two Doctors with Defrauding Medicaid, Insurance Companies of $24 Million in Operation of Weight-Loss Clinics

July 08, 2011

Springfield Restaurant Workers Charged with Immigration Violations in Worksite Enforcement Operation

July 07, 2011

Mattoon Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offenses

July 06, 2011

Former Program Director for Chicago Black Nurses Association Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering

June 2011

June 27, 2011

Champaign Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

June 27, 2011

Former East Central Illinois Youth Pastor To Serve 30 Years In Prison For Sexual Exploitation Of Children

June 27, 2011

Second Quincy Brother Sentenced to Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Offenses

June 23, 2011

Illinois Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Duck Hunting Violations

June 22, 2011

Two Men Charged With Failure To Update Sex Offender Registration

June 22, 2011

Grand Jury Charges Man with Three Central Illinois Bank Robberies

June 21, 2011

Quincy Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution

June 20, 2011

Morgan County Man Sentenced to Five Months in Federal Prison for Defrauding Government Farm Program

June 10, 2011

Kankakee Businessman Charged with Bank Fraud; Money Laundering

June 10, 2011

Bloomington Man Charged with Using Internet to Transport Child Pornography

June 10, 2011

Project Safe Neighborhood: Kankakee County Man Charged with Possession of Crack Cocaine and Gun

June 10, 2011

Iowa Man Pleads Guilty to Providing False Information Related to Terrorist Hoax

June 8, 2011

Project Safe Neighborhood: Jury Convicts Kankakee Felon for Possession of Drugs, Firearm

June 7, 2011

Peoria Heights CPA Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Client; Tax Evasion

May 2011

May 24, 2011

Henry County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Six-Year Methamphetamine Manufacturing Conspiracy

May 18, 2011

Grand Jury Indicts 15 Defendants In “Operation Prairie Eagle” Investigation

May 18, 2011

Macomb Man Charged With Failure To Update Sex Offender Registration

May 18, 2011

Indictment Charges Michigan Man with Production of Child Pornography in Kankakee

May 18, 2011

Cass County Man Charged with Producing Child Pornography and Conspiring with Girlfriend to Receive Child Pornography via Internet

May 9, 2011

ILlinois Man Admits Plotting To Bomb Federal Courthouse And Is Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison

April 2011

April 26, 2011

Former WIU Student Pleads Guilty to Making Hoax Bomb Threats

April 19, 2011

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Fulton County Man on Heroin Distribution and Conspiracy Charges Resulting in Death

April 7, 2011

Chicago Area Man Arrested, Charged with Bank Fraud in Mortgage Scheme

April 6, 2011

Springfield Man Charged with Defrauding Government of Social Security and Food Stamp Benefits

April 6, 2011

Mahomet, Ill. Man Charged with Failure to File Income Tax Returns

April 6, 2011

Arrests Target Alleged Crack, Marijuana Networks Supplying Bloomington-Normal

March 2011

March 29, 2011

Three Rock Island Men Previously Arrested in Shooting Incident Face Federal Drug Conspiracy, Weapons Charges. Fourth Defendant Arrested in Drug Conspiracy

March 29, 2011

Owner of Gebhardt Trailer Sales in Jacksonville Pleads Guilty to $1 Million Mail Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme

March 24, 2011

Tazewell County Man Arrested, Charged with Receiving Child Pornography

March 22, 2011

Retired Pharmaceutical Sales Rep to Serve 63 Months in Prison for ‘Ponzi’ Fraud Scheme. Ordered to pay $1.79 Million in Restitution to Victims

March 16, 2011

Macoupin County Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

March 16, 2011

Springfield Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty to Concealing Assets in a Bankruptcy proceeding and Making a False Statement to a Bank

March 15, 2011

Athens Man Charged with Distribution, Possession of Child Pornography

March 15, 2011

Morton Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison for Money Laundering and Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return

March 15, 2011

Kankakee Man Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison for Embezzlement, Filing False Tax Returns and Money Laundering

March 15, 2011

Former Peoria Liquor Store Manager Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Money Structuring

March 8, 2011

Grand Jury Indicts Two Chicago Men on Drug Charges Following I-57 Traffic Stop Last Month

March 4, 2011

Urbana Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Tax Evasion and Obstruction of Internal Revenue Laws

March 3, 2011

Davenport Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving, Possessing Images of Child Pornography

March 1, 2011

Decatur Man Sentenced to 14 Months in Prison for Corporate Tax Evasion and related Charges

February 2011

February 28, 2011

DeWitt County Sex Offender to Serve 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

February 24, 2011

Former Milan Used Car Dealers Charged with $1.47 Million Bank Fraud

February 22, 2011

Former Police Officer Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Producing, Possessing Child Pornography

February 18, 2011

U.S. Government intervenes in false claims lawsuit against Kellogg Brown & Root services inc.

February 17, 2011

Chicago man sentenced to 38 months in federal prison for trafficking contraband cigarettes

February 9, 2011

Springfield Man Charged with Distribution, Possession of Child Pornography

February 9, 2011

Decatur Woman Charged with Filing False Tax Returns

February 4, 2011

Eight Defendants Appear in Federal Court Charged with Manufacture of Methamphetamine in McDonough County

January 2011

January 27, 2011

Illinois Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Child Exploitation Charges

January 4, 2011

Quincy Brothers Charged with Methamphetamine Distribution

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