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Contact: Randall Samborn, Assistant US Attorney, Public Information Officer
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December 22 Two Freeport Business Owners Plead Guilty to Charges Relating to $1 Million FHA Mortgage Insurance Fraud  
December 16 Rockford Area Resident Sentenced to Thirty Years for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine and Heroin  
December 15 Mortgage Broker Sentenced in $10 Million Real Estate Mortgage Fraud  
December 15 Former DeKalb Tax Preparer Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Defrauding Client of $44,246.44  
November 18 Dixon Man Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charges  
October 31 Freeport Man Sentenced to 13 Years in Federal Prison for Illegally Distributing Crack Cocaine  
October 26 Rockford Federal Jury Finds Rockford Man Guilty of Federal Tax Fraud  
October 20 Freeport Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun and Drug Charges  
October 11 14 Indicted by Federal Grand Jury on Federal Drug Dealing and Firearms Charges  
October 5 Two Rockford Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Conspiring to Distribute 150 Kilograms of Cocaine  
October 4 Rockford Man Sentenced to 120 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Distributing Crack Cocaine  
September 19 Rockford Federal Jury Finds Rockford Area Resident Guilty Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine and Heroin  
September 8 Rockford Man Sentenced to 174 Months in Federal Prison for Bank Robbery of U.S. Bank in Freeport  
August 31 Rockford Federal Jury Finds Former DeKalb Tax Preparer Guilty of Defrauding Client of $44,246.44  
August 26 Leader of $10 Million Real Estate Mortgage Scam and Mortgage Broker Sentenced to Federal Prison  
July 29 Former Operator of Galena Restaurant/bar Sentenced to 13 Months in Federal Prison for Evading More than $131,000 in Federal Income Taxes  
July 29 Rockford "Armed Career Criminal" Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison Without Parole for Illegally Possessing a Sawed-off Shotgun  
July 19 Naperville Man Indicted for Bribery in Connection with Union Pension and Health and Welfare Plans  
July 15 Palatine Man Sentenced to 140 Months in Federal Prison for Illegally Distributing Crack Cocaine Near Hampshire  
July 11 Four More Defendants Plead Guilty in $10 Million Real Estate Mortgage Fraud  
July 1 Former Operator of Galena Restaurant/Bar Pleads Guilty to Evasion of Federal Tax Income Taxes  
June 30 Rockford Man Sentenced to 72 Months Imprisonment on Federal Gun Charges  
June 22 Chigago Man Indicted for Embezzling $104,683 from Construction Project for Childrens Camp  
June 22 Forreston Man Indicted on Federal Child Pornography Charges  
June 21 Rockford Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prison for Possessing a Pipe Bomb as a Convicted Felon  
June 20 Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery of U.S. Bank in Freeport  
June 17 Four Freeport-Area Residents Plead Guilty to Charges Relating to $1 Million FHA Mortgage Insurance Fraud  
June 16 Owner of Mortgage Brokerage Firm Pleads Guilty in $10 Million Real Estate Mortgage Fraud  
June 8 Twelve Freeport-Area Residents Charged with Defrauding Federal Government out of More than $1 Million in Connection with FHA Mortgage Insurance  
May 27 Belvidere Woman Sentenced to 78 Months in Federal Prison for Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy  
May 25 Former Postal Service Employee Charged with Embezzling Mail  
May 20 Rockford Area Resident Pleads Guilty To Illegal Distribution of Cocaine  
May 20 Rockford Man Sentenced to 24 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Bank Robbery of ABD Federal Credit Union in Belvidere  
May 17 Federal Jury Finds Rockford Man Guilty of Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Sawed-off Shotgun  
May 17 McHenry County Paving Contractor to Pay U.S. $500,000 to Settle False Billing Allegations; Company Officer Pleads Guilty to $35,000 Mail Fraud in Related Criminal Prosecution  
May 13 Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison for Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy  
May 12 Freeport Man Arrested on Federal Drug and Gun Charges  
May 10 Two Men Plead Guilty to Conducting "Business Take Over" Fraud in McHenry, Illinois  
April 29 Rockford Area Resident Sentenced to 262 Months in Federal Prison on Drug Trafficking Conspiracy  
April 15 Man Sentenced to 272 Months in Federal Prison for Armed Robberies of First Federal Bank and Union Savings Bank in Rockford  
April 15 Woodstock Man Sentenced to 8 Years and 8 Months in Federal Prison for Robbery of Capron Bank  
April 13 Rockford Man Pleads Guilty to Charges of Possessing a Pipe Bomb as a Convicted Felon  
March 29 Former DeKalb Man Indicted for Embezzling $44,246.44  
March 29 Huntley Man Indicted on Federal Tax Charges for Failing to Report $748,640 in Business Receipts  
March 18 Cedarville Man Sentenced to 62 Months in Federal Prison for Robbery of Bank One In Rockford  
March 18 Former Owner of Insurance Agency Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison for Embezzling More Than $240,000 of Insurance Premiums  
March 17 18 Arrested in Rockford on Federal and State Gun Trafficking, Drug Dealing, and Firearms Charges  
March 17 Media Advisory  
March 1 Federal Charges Filed Against Rockford Man for Possessing a Pipe Bomb as a Convicted Felon  
March 1 Additional Federal Charges Filed Against Rockford Man for Threatening and Tampering with Witnesses  
March 1 Rockford Man Indicted for Federal Tax Fraud  
February 28 Eight Arrested on Federal Racketeering Charges Involving Prostitution at Rockford Massage Parlors; Four Arrested on State Prostitution Related Charges  
February 18 Former Hotel Owner Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Bank Fraud and Tax Fraud  
February 17 Six Rockford Area Residents Plead Guilty to Charges of Drug Trafficking; Admit Organizations Distributed 100s of Kilograms of Cocaine and Heroin; Drugs and $300,000 in Assets Seized  
February 17 Rockford Man Sentenced to Three Years in Federal Prison for Mail Fraud  
February 3 Rockford Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Federal Prison for Receipt of Explosives with Intent to Kill, Injure or Cause Damage  
February 2 Woodstock Man Pleads Guilty to Capron Bank Robbery  
January 11 Cedarville Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery of Bank One In Rockford  
January 10 Former Owner of Local Insurance Agency Pleads Guilty to Embezzling More Than $240,000 of Insurance Premiums  
January 8 Man Found Guilty of Armed Robberies of First Federal Bank and Union Savings Bank in Rockford  
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