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December 2012

December 22, 2012

Former Pekin City Janotor Charged in Methamphetamine Manufacturing Conspiracy

December 20, 2012

U.S. Attorney's Office Announces "Operation Blue Monday"

December 19, 2012

Peoria Area Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to Filing False Corporation Income Tax Return, Fraud

December 10, 2012

Chicago Man Convicted for Three Murders Related to Drug-Trafficking in Danville

December 07, 2012

Central District of Illinois' U.S. Attorney’S Office Collects $10.2 Million in Civil & Criminal Actions in FY 2012

December 03, 2012

Michigan Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Federal Prison for Child Pornography Offenses

November 2012

November 28, 2012

Peoria Couple Sentenced to Prison for $1.8 Million Investment Fraud Scheme, Eluding Police for 12 Years

November 27, 2012

Florida Man Sentenced to Nearly 11 Years for Fraud Scheme

November 26, 2012

Former Treasurer for Chicago Black Nurses Association Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme

November 20, 2012

20121120PSC Cashion sentenced release.pdf

November 20, 2012

20121120drake sentence fraud false returns.pdf

November 7, 2012

Quincy Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Federal Prison

October 2012

October 30, 2012

Former Kankakee County Board Member Pleads Guilty to Filing False Income Tax Return

October 26, 2012

Five Moline Men Face Federal Charges for Alleged Conspiracy to Distribute at Least 100 Kilos of Marijuana

October 19, 2012

12 Alleged Street Gang Members Face Federal Charges in Peoria’s ‘Don’t Shoot’ Anti-Violence Strategy

October 18, 2012

Two Men Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

October 18, 2012

Election Officers Designated In Central District of Illinois

October 10, 2012

Operator of Illegal Gambling Business Sentenced Ordered to Forfeit $4.3 Million in Illegal Gambling Proceeds, Video Gambling Machines and Property

October 5, 2012

Federal Gun Charges Filed Against Four Local Men

October 5, 2012

Three Area Men Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

October 5, 2012

Former Illinois Medical District Commissioner Charged With Multi-Million Dollar Illinois Department of Public Health Grant Fraud Scheme

October 5, 2012

Two Urbana Men Charged with Armed Robberies and Firearms Offenses

August 2012

August 22, 2012

Silvis Man Charged with Producing Child Pornography

August 22, 2012

Mattoon Man Arrested in Alaska, Charged with Child Pornography Offenses

August 22, 2012

Massachusetts Man Charged with Failure to Update Sex Offender Registration

August 22, 2012

Grad Student Charged with Child Pornography Offenses

August 22, 2012

Superseding Indictment Add Sixth Defendant to Alleged Kewanee Crack Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

August 22, 2012

Washington, Ill., Man Charged with Child Pornography Offenses

August 20, 2012

Former Pembroke Township Supervisor Jailed for Contempt

August 16, 2012

“Operation Saddle Up” Charges Six Additional Defendants with Meth Manufacturing Conspiracy in West Central Illinois

August 13, 2012

Two Central Illinois Women Sentenced for Conspiracy to Traffic Counterfeit Goods

August 12, 2012

Arrests Target Alleged Cocaine, Crack Trafficking Network In Bloomington-Normal

August 8, 2012

Kanakee Businessman Charged with Filing False Tax Returns and Structuring

August 8, 2012

Kankakee Area Father and Son Charged with $1.7 Million Bank Fraud

July 2012

July 25, 2012

Kankakee Area Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Clean Air Act Violations involving Asbestos

July 20, 2012

Peoria Man Charged with Heroin Trafficking Conspriacy

July 17, 2012

Urbana Man Arrested, Charged with Receiving and Possessing Child Pornography

July 13, 2012

Operation Targets Methamphetamine Manufacturing and Distribution in Warren County

July 11, 2012

Former Kankakee County Bank Loan Officer Indicted for Receiving Kickback and Money Laundering

July 11, 2012

Springfield Woman Charged with Embezzling $400,000 from Former Employer

July 11, 2012

Former Charleston Man Charged with Embezzling from Not-for-Profit Business Organization

July 3, 2012

Greene County Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

July 3, 2012

Clinton Man Sentenced to 29 Years in Prison for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

July 2, 2012

Ashland Man Sentenced to Five Months in Federal Prison for Concealing Assets in a Bankruptcy Proceeding

June 2012

June 22, 2012

Morton Man Charged with Receipt, Distribution of Child Pornography

June 22, 2012

Five men charged with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in kewanee

June 14, 2012

Former Manteno Car Dealer to Serve 3.5 Years in Prison and Pay $6.8 Million Restitution to Bank and Ford Motor Company

June 12, 2012

Morrisonville Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling from Bank

June 12, 2012

Springfield Pediatrician Pleads Guilty to Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

June 6, 2012

Grand Jury Supersedes Indictment To Charge Former Suburban Chicago Police Chief And Husband With Fraud Related To $1.25 Million Grant

June 6, 2012

Man Pleads Guilty to Using Spyware App to Tap Cellphone

May 2012

May 17, 2012

Peoria Fugitives Charged with Failure to Appear

May 17, 2012

Pekin Man to Serve More Than 15 Years in Federal Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

May 11, 2012

Former Milan Used Car Dealers Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud

May 3, 2012

Man Charged with Warehouse Theft Arrested in Miami

April 2012

April 27, 2012

Indianapolis Attorney Charged With Defrauding Clients Of More Than $2.5 Million

April 25, 2012

Two Central Illinois Women Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Traffic Counterfeit Goods

April 25, 2012

Kankakee operator of illegal gambling business convicted of money laundering and structuring financial transactions

April 24, 2012

First Arrests In Peoria Most Violent Offender Program

April 23, 2012

Trial Scheduled for Former Rock Island Postal Employee Charged with Embezzling Approximately $160,000 in Postal Funds for Personal Use

April 20, 2012

Former Suburban Chicago Police Chief Charged With Fraud Related To $1.25 Million Grant

April 16, 2012

Tennessee Man, Woman Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison for Transporting a Minor to Engage in Prostitution

March 2012

March 28, 2012

19 Arrested in ICE Worksite Enforcement Investigation at Four Local Restaurants

March 21, 2012

Waverly Man Sentenced to Federal Prison Term for Concealing Assets in a Bankruptcy Proceeding

March 13, 2012

Riverton Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

March 7, 2012

Tennessee Man Charged with Enticement of a Minor and Travel with Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct

March 7, 2012

Grand Jury Indicts Mahomet Man Previously Arrested, Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Possession of Child Pornography

March 7, 2012

Grand Jury Charges Quincy Man with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor in Production of Child Pornography

February 2012

February 22, 2012

Decatur Man is Second Defendant to Plead Guilty in False Tax Return Scheme

February 01, 2012

"Operation Rattlesnake" Inmate and Father Charged with Obstructing Forfeiture of Corvette

February 01, 2012

Seven Additional Defendants Charged in "Operation Copperhead" Targeting Methamphetamine Manufacturing and Distribution in Tazewell County

January 2012

January 25, 2012

Chicago Brothers Charged With Leading Quincy Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

January 24, 2012

Urbana Man Sentenced To Life In Prison

January 05, 2012

Former Mattoon Business Owner Sentenced to 16 Months in Federal Prison for Fraud Scheme

January 05, 2012

Indiana Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Extortion Scheme Conspiracy

January 04, 2012

Woman Charged with Defrauding Former Employer of More than $150,000

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