News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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October 2014


October 23, 2014

Chicago Man Indicted For Making Bomb And Violence Threats Against Southern Illinois University

Four Metroeast Women Indicted For Participating In Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

October 22, 2014

Ridgeway Man Pleads Guilty To Marijuana Manufacturing Offenses

California Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Methamphetamine And Firearm In Wayne County

October 21, 2014

United States Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton Announces Election Day Anti-Fraud Efforts

October 20, 2014

Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Role In $14.5 Million Dollar Telemarketing Scam

October 17, 2014

East St. Louis Man Sentenced To Nearly Eleven Years In Prison For Crack Cocaine Offense

Belleville Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Fayetteville, Illinois Woman Sentenced For Theft Of Social Security Survivor Benefits

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

October 16, 2014

Wayne County Man Charged With Firearm Offense

New York Man Sentenced For Role In $11 Million Dollar Telemarketing Scam

Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Medicaid Funds

Cahokia Man Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Collinsville Man Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Medicaid Funds

Former Altamont, Illinois, Man Faces Federal Computer Harassment And Extortion Charges

October 15, 2014

Sovereign Citizen Who Retaliated Against Federal Officials By Filing False Liens Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison

October 10, 2014

East St. Louis Man Gets Tough Sentence in UPS Truck Robbery

October 9, 2014

Missouri Woman Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

St. Clair County Woman Sentenced For Theft Of Government Social Security Benefits

Two Perry County Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Franklin County Resident Sentenced On Methamphetamine Offense

Randolph County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

October 3, 2014

Woman Pleads Guilty And Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison For Armed Robbery Of Belleville Jack-In-The-Box

Mount Vernon Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Cahokia Woman Sentenced For Stealing Funds From Department Of Veterans Affairs

Jasper County Woman Sentenced To Fourteen Years In Prison On Methamphetamine Charges

Eldorado Couple Sentenced For Bankruptcy Fraud

Belleville Man Sentenced To Prison For Money Laundering Andwire Fraud

September 2014


September 29, 2014

Chicago Man Charged And Arrested For Making Bomb And Violence Threats Against Southern Illinois University

September 26, 2014

Area Women Plead Guilty To Medicaid Funds Fraud

September 23, 2014

Former Drug Property In Fairview Heights Forfeited

September 19, 2014

Seven Southern Illinois Residents Plead Guilty To Drug Offenses

September 17, 2014

Former Fairfield Community High School Cross Country Team Coach Pleads Guilty To Sex Offenses Involving Minors

Jury Finds Tennessee Man Guilty For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

September 16, 2014

Carbondale Resident Pleads Guilty To Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

Alexander County Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearm Offense

September 12, 2014

Jackson County Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Union County Resident Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Offense

Former Business Official and Treasurer of the Carterville School District Sentenced to a Year and a Day in Prison for Embezzling Funds from the Carterville School District

Jasper County Woman Sentenced to 188 Months on Methamphetamine Charges

September 11, 2014

St. Louis Man Sentenced for Robbery of Chili's Bar and Grill

September 10, 2014

Sesser Man Sentenced For Conveying False Allegations Of A Terrorist Plot To Disrupt Election Day 2012

Jerseyville Man Convicted Of Attempted Sex Offenses With A Minor

September 9, 2014

Postal Employee Pleads Guilty To Mail Theft

Granite City Woman Peads Guilty To Controlled Substances By Fraudt

September 5, 2014

Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearm Offense

Highland Resident Sentenced For Transportation And Possession Of Visual Depictions Of Minors Engaged In Sexually Explicit Conduct

Jefferson County Woman Sentenced To 120 Months On Methamphetamine Charges

September 3, 2014

Local Nurse Sentenced For Prescription Drug Abuse

Prison Inmate Cheats Taxpayers Out Of Medicaid Funds

East Saint Louis Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Jerseyville Woman Pleads Guilty To Threatening To Destroy Calhoun County High School

September 2, 2014

Former Bank Employee Of U.S. Bank Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud

August 2014


August 28, 2014

Missouri Couple Plead Guilty To Bank Robbery

August 25, 2014

Former East St. Louis Police Officer’s Prison Sentence Upheld

Franklin County Resident Sentenced On Methamphetamine Offense

Murphysboro Resident Sentenced On Methamphetamine Offense

Cahokia Man Sentenced To 308 Months For Kidnapping And A Firearm Offense

August 20, 2014

Missouri Man Sentenced For Failing To Register As A Sex Offender

August 18, 2014

Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty To Crack Cocaine Offenses

August 12, 2014

Perry County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Nigerian Scammer Nabbed By U.K. Authorities

Michigan Man Sentenced To 57 Months’ Imprisonment For Valentine’s Day Robbery Of Highland Bank

August 11, 2014

Jefferson County Man Sentenced To 188 Months On Methamphetamine Charges

August 8, 2014

East St. Louis Post Office Supervisor Sentenced For Stealing Packages

August 6, 2014

Woman Indicted For Scheme To Defraud Charities

August 1, 2014

Murphysboro Woman Sentenced For Methamphetamine Offense

Belleville Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

Lawrenceville Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register


July 2014


July 31, 2014

Man Charged With Inserting Needles Into Packaged Meats

Jerseyville Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Former Employer of Over $440,000.00

July 30, 2014

Belleville Man Charged In Circle K Robbery

Carbondale Resident Sentenced On Methamphetamine Offense

July 28, 2014

Former Fairfield Community High School Coach Charged With Attempted Sexual Exploitation Of Minors And Possession Of Visual Depictions Of Minors Engaged In Sexually Explicit Conduct

July 25, 2014

Man Sentenced To Just Over 15 Years For Armed Bank Robbery And Use Of A Firearm During A Crime Of Violence In Madison County

Former Washington State Man Sentenced To Twenty Years In Prison For String Of Bank Robberies

Ohio Man Indicted For Traveling Across State Lines For The Purpose Of Engaging In A Sexual Act With A Minor

July 24, 2014

U.S. Seniors Deceived By Foreign Scammers In Medicare Hoax

Williamson County Man Sentenced On Federal Firearm Offense

July 21, 2014

Albion Man Charged With Possessing With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine

July 17, 2014

Owner Of Metro East Title Company Sentenced To Prison For Embezzling Escrow Funds From Clients And Structuring

July 16, 2014

Prison Sentence Upheld

July 14, 2014

Flora, Illinois, Man Sentenced To 24 Months For Being A Convicted Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Mt. Vernon Man Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

July 11, 2014

Michigan Man Sentenced To Prison For The Valentine’s Day Robbery Of Bradford National Bank In Highland

Getaway Driver Pleads Guilty To Armed Robbery Of Belleville Liquor Store

Two Metro East Women Convicted Of Unemployment Fraud

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Making A False Statement During The Purchase Of A Firearm

Former Army Private And South Carolina Resident Pleads Guilty To Armed Robbery

July 10, 2014

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Multiple Crack Cocaine Offenses

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Charge

Fairview Heights Man Sentenced To Eight Years For Armed Robbery Of Moto Mart Employee And Customer

South Florida Man Sentenced For Bilking Consumers

July 9, 2014

Union Worker Sentenced For Stealing Public Funds

July 1, 2014

St. Clair County Women Plead Guilty To Theft Of Government Social Security Benefits

Husband And Wife Indicted For Bank Robbery Of Scott Credit Union In O’Fallon, Illinois

Former Bank President Guilty Of Bank Fraud

June 2014


June 27, 2014

Belleville Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register

June 26, 2014

Former Employee Of Local Fkg Oil Sentenced For Wire Fraud In A Scheme To Defraud Employer

June 25, 2014

Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm And Cocaine Offenses

June 24, 2014

Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Old National Bank in Harrisburg

Owner of $14.5 Million Telemarketing Scam Surrenders in Southern Illinois

June 23, 2014

Former Columbia Resident Sentenced for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

Northern Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

Perry County Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Randolph County Man Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracy

June 19, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Centreville Woman Of Bilking Medicaid

Federal Charges Filed Against Four Individuals In Multi-Million Dollar Telemarketing Operation

Three More Persons Indicted In $14.5 Million Telemarketing Scam

June 18, 2014

Chicago Jury Convicts Woman For Retaliating Against Federal Officials By Filing False Liens

June 13, 2014

Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Heroin Conspiracy

Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Drug Conspiracy

Herrin Man Charged With Heroin Conspiracy

June 12, 2014

East St. Louis Man Convicted In Ups Truck Robbery

June 11, 2014

Carbondale Man Sentenced On Heroin Offense

June 9, 2014

Six Southern Illinois Residents Added To Methamphetamine Conspiracy Indictment

Two Carbondale Residents Charged With Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

June 5, 2014

Home Alone 3

Eldorado, Illinois Couple Pleads Guilty To Bankruptcy Fraud

June 4, 2014

Belleville Man Pleads Guilty To Multiple Offenses

United States Attorney Wigginton Announces Press Event

June 3, 2014

James Nathaniel Watts Charged With Killing Two Employees And Critically Injuring One During Attempted Armed Robbery Of First National Bank In Cairo

May 2014


May 29, 2014

Home Health Worker Convicted Of Aggravated Identity Theft For Victimizing Elderly Patient

May 28, 2014

Belleville Man Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering And Wire Fraud

May 23, 2014

Ten Individuals Indicted In $14.5 Million Telemarketing Scam

May 22, 2014

Alton Man Sentenced For Aiding And Abetting An Armed Robbery

Caseyville Man Indicted For Stealing Funds From Railroad Retirement Board

Granite City Woman Indicted For Obtaining Controlled Substances By Fraud

Jerseyville Woman Indicted For Threatening To Destroy Calhoun County High School

Postal Employee Indicted For Mail Theft

May 21, 2014

James Nathaniel Watts Denied Bond On Federal Firearm Charge

May 20, 2014

Jackson County Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

May 19, 2014

Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Four Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Elkville Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

May 16, 2014

Felon in Possession Charges Filed Against James Nathaniel Watts Following Arrest in Cairo

Anderson, Indiana Man Sentenced On Health Care Fraud Charge

May 14, 2014

Carbondale Man Charged with Firearm Offense

May 8, 2014

Centreville Man Sentenced For Heroin And Weapon Offenses

Washington State Resident Pleads Guilty To String Of Bank Robberies

May 7, 2014

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Robbery, Gun Charges

May 6, 2014

Two Individuals Indicted For Mortgage Fraud

May 5, 2014

Homeless Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Creal Springs Man Indicted And Arraigned On Charges Of Illegal Possession And Transfer Of Short Barreled Rifles, Short Barreled Shotgun And Firearm Silencer

May 2, 2014

Two Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Former Head Of Timeshare Resale Scam Earns 8 Year Federal Prison Sentence

May 1, 2014

Jerseyville Woman Charged For Threatening To Destroy Calhoun County High School

April 2014


April 25, 2014

Murphysboro, Il Woman Indicted On Bank Embezzlement Charges

Clay County Man Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

White County Man Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Two Mt. Vernon, Il Residents Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Cahokia Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

April 24, 2014

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Robbery Of Cahokia Gas Station

Three St. Clair County Women Indicted For Theft Of Government Social Security Benefits

April 23, 2014

Shiloh Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Pipe Bombs

April 22, 2014

East St. Louis Post Office Supersivor Pleads Guilty To Stealing Packages

April 21, 2014

Jefferson County Man Sentenced To In Excess Of Thirteen Years In Federal Prison On Crack Cocaine Charges

April 18, 2014

Two Jackson County Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Murphysboro Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Three Randolph County Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

April 17, 2014

Greenville Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Offense

Washington Park Woman Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

April 16, 2014

Jefferson County Woman Convicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

April 15, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced To Prison For Illegal Re-Entry

April 11, 2014

Bethalto Man Sentenced For Producing Child Pronography

Oakland, California Man Sentenced For Role In Marijuana Conspiracy And Money Laundering

Alton Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

April 10, 2014

Two Randolph County Men Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

April 8, 2014

Fairview Heights Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Sesser Man Pleads Guilty To Conveying False Allegations Of A Terrorist Plot To Disrupt Election Day 2012

April 7, 2014

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Bank Robbery

Fairview Heights Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

Perry County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

April 4, 2014

Venice Man Sentenced For "Crack" Cocaine Distribution

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Crack Cocaine Offenses

St. Louis Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

April 3, 2014

Alton Doctor Sentenced On Charges Of Health Care Fraud And Illegal Dispensation Of Controlled Substances

April 1, 2014

Former Washington Park Trustee And St. Clair County Probation Officer Sentenced On Health Care Fraud Charge

March 2014


March 28, 2014

Mt. Vernon Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawfully Purchasing Firearms

March 26, 2014

Effingham, Illinois, Doctor Indicted On Charges Of Health Care Fraud And Illegal Dispensation Of Controlled Substances

March 25, 2014

Carbondale Man Sentenced In Madison County Tax Sale Scheme

Two Carbondale Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

March 24, 2014

Jefferson County Man Sentenced To Nearly 20 Years In Federal Prison For Methamphetamine Related Charges

March 21, 2014

Williamson County Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Firearm Offense

Meth Manufacturer Sentenced To Lengthy Federal Prison Term

Murphysboro Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Elkville Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Panama Man Sentenced for Child Pornography/Immigration Offenses

Missouri Residents Charged with Bank Robbery

Baldwin Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawfully Possessing Firearm In Wabash County

March 20, 2014

Herrin Man Sentenced For Bank Fraud

Federal Jury Finds Missouri Woman Guilty Of Health Care Fraud

March 14, 2014

Cahokia Man Sentenced for Robbery of Chili's Bar and Grill

Former Washington Park Street Superintendant Sentenced to Prison for Forging Village Check

March 13, 2014

Local Man Convicted of Kidnapping and a Firearm Offense

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Highland Bank Robbery

March 12, 2014

Swansea Man Sentenced for Stealing Funds from Railroad Retirement Board

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Cocaine Distribution

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for "Crack" Cocaine Distribution

March 7, 2014


Martial Arts Instructor Will Serve 90 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Firearm Records

Ramsey Man Sentenced on Health Care Fraud Charge

East St. Louis Man Convicted of Selling Crack Cocaine

March 6, 2014

Former Air Force Official Sentenced for Receiving Gratuities from Defense Contractor

March 5, 2014

Two Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

March 4, 2014

Cahokia Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

March 3, 2014

Murphysboro Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

February 2014


February 28, 2014

Fairfield Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Possessing Stolen Firearms

Washington Park Man Sentenced For Cocaine Distribution

February 27, 2014

South Carolina Resident Charged With Armed Robbery

Jackson County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Johnson County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Energy, Illinois, Woman Convicted Of Methamphetamine Offenses

February 20, 2014

Michigan Men Charged With Bank Robbery Of Bradford National Bank In Highland

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Counterfeit United States Currency

Two Sentenced In Madison County Tax Sale Scheme

February 18, 2014

Former Alton Resident Pleads Guilty To Aiding And Abetting An Armed Robbery

Elkville Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Offense

Perry County Woman Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Four Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Carbondale Man Pleads Guilty To Heroin Offense

Perry County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Randolph County Woman Sentenced On Methamphetamine Offenses

Two Williamson County Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Perry County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

February 14, 2014

Alton Doctor Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud And Illegal Dispensation Of Controlled Substances

Bilking Medicaid And Callous Treatment Of Medicaid Patient Lands Cahokia Woman In Federal Prison

Gallatin County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Related Offense

February 10, 2014

Perry County Woman Sentenced for Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Alton Man Pleads Guilty to Aiding and Abetting Armed Robbery

February 7, 2014

Gallatin County Woman Sentenced For Conspiring To Manufacture Methamphetamine

Nineteen Face Federal Methamphetamine Charges

Life Sentences for Former Gallatin County Sheriff Will Stand Says Federal Court of Appeals

February 4, 2014

Former Employee Of Local Oil Company Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud In A Scheme To Defraud Employer

January 2014


January 31, 2014

Local Businessman Sentenced For Tax Evasion And Unemployment Benefits Fraud

California Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Child Exploitation Offenses

Owner Of Metro East Title Company Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Funds From Clients And Structuring

Murphysboro Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

January 30, 2014

Former School Business Official, And Treasurer Of The Carterville School District, Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Funds From The Carterville School District

January 29, 2014

Man Convicted Of Armed Bank Robbery And Use Of A Firearm During A Crime Of Violence

January 24, 2014

East St. Louis Trucking Company Owner Sentenced For Making False Statements

Belleville Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Armed Robbery

January 23, 2014

St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To “Hobbs Act” Robbery

Four Indicted In Timeshare Telemarketing Scam

Federal Charges Filed In Multi-Million Dollar Telemarketing Operation

Five Indicted For Participation In Timeshare Telemarketing Scam

Cahokia Woman Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

Timeshare Owners Re-Victimized By Florida Telemarketer Promising Court Ordered Restitution Checks For An Advanced Fee

January 22, 2014

Columbia Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

January 17, 2014

Highland Resident Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Offenses

Jackson County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspirac

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Canadian Man Sentenced For Consumer Fraud

January 16, 2014

Jackson County Man Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Saline County Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Related Offense

Greenville Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Offense

January 15, 2014

Jackson County Man Charged With Failing To Register As Sex Offender

United States Attorney Wigginton Highlights Collections Made By His Office And The Department Of Justice On Behalf Of The American Taxpayer

January 13, 2014

Belleville Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Possession Of Stolen Firearm

January 10, 2014

Alton Woman Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

Former Columbia Resident Pleads Guilty To Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

Another Former Alorton Official Sentenced To Federal Prison

Centreville Woman Sentenced For Health Care Fraud

December 2013


December 31, 2013

White County Man Arrested On Child Exploitation Charges

December 24, 2013

Missouri Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

December 23, 2013

Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

December 20, 2013

United States Attorney For Southern District Of Illinois Announces Civil And Criminal Collections In Excess Of $8 Million For Fiscal Year 2013

Federal Prison Terms Handed Down To Two Florida Women Involved In Nationwide Timeshare Resale Scam

Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Richland County Woman Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

West Frankfort, Illinois, Man Sentenced On Child Pornography Charges

Cairo, Illinois, Man Charged With Disaster Relief Fraud

December 16, 2013

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Possession With Intent To Distribution Heroin

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

December 13, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced To 57 Months' Imprisonment For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

December 12, 2013

Perry County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

December 11, 2013

Union County Man Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Three Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

December 10, 2013

Mount Vernon Man Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

December 9, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced To Prison For Revocation Of Supervised Release And For Distribution Of Heroin

December 6, 2013

Former Madison County Treasurer Sentenced For Structuring Property Tax Sales To Reward Campaign Contributors

Man Held Without Bond On Armed Robbery Charges

Mother And Son Sentenced For Heroin Distribution And Operating Fairview Heights “Drug House”

Lebanon Man Sentenced For Unlawful Possession Of Explosives

December 4, 2013

Fairview Heights Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

December 3, 2013

Three Jasper County Residents Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

November 2013


November 27, 2013

East St. Louis Post Office Supervisor Indicted For Stealing Packages

Washington Park Former Street Superintendent Pleads Guilty To Forging Village Check

November 25, 2013

East St. Louis Man Indicted For Armed Robbery Of Ferguson T.V. And Satellite Shop

November 21, 2013

“Biggest Fraud I’ve Ever Seen” Lands Mt. Carmel Accountant In Federal Prison For Ten Years

Violent Felon Sentenced To 96-Months For Illegally Possessing A Firearm Again

Prison Camp Inmate Sentenced To An Additional 5 Years In Prison For Escape

Hamilton County Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawfully Possessing Firearm

Wood River Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

Fairview Heights Man Pleads To Firearm Offense

November 20, 2013

Swansea Man Pleads To Stealing Funds From Railroad Retirement Board

Man Charged With Armed Robberies In Belleville And East St. Louis

Baldwin Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Offenses

St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

Florida Woman Sentenced To 14 Years In Federal Prison After Illinois Jury Finds Her Guilty Of Telemarketing Fraud

November 15, 2013

Co-Defendant Of Bridgeport Mayor Sentenced For Lying To The Federal Bureau Of Investigation

Fairfield Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Stolen Firearms

Alorton Man Pleads Guilty To “Crack” Cocaine Distribution

November 13, 2013

Washington Park Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

November 8, 2013

Former Washington Park Trustee And St. Clair County Probation Officer Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Foreign National Sentenced For Role In Large Cocaine Conspiracy

St. Louis Man Sentenced On Cocaine Offense

November 7, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

November 5, 2013

Clay County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Richland County Man Sentenced To 28 Years In Federal Prison On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Effingham County Man Sentenced On Gun Related Charges

November 4, 2013

Man Sentenced To 70 Months In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Collinsville Man Sentenced to Nearly Twenty Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography

Three Murphysboro Residents Charged with Drug Offenses

Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Man Sentenced For Manufacturing And Distributing Counterfeit Currency

Ramsey Man Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Carbondale Man Charged In Heroin Conspiracy

Bluford Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearm

Williamson County Man Charged With Firearm Offense

November 1, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Distribution

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To "Crack" Cocaine Distribution

October 2013


October 30, 2013

Bank Robber Sentenced

October 29, 2013

Centralia Man Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

October 28, 2013

Another Telemarketer Sent To Prison For Timeshare Resale Fraud

East St. Louis Resident Sentenced To 168 Months For Role In Kidnapping

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

Cahokia Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

October 25, 2013

Martial Arts Instructor Pleads Guilty To Six Counts Of Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor

October 24, 2013

Gallatin County Woman Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Manufacture Methamphetamine

Shiloh Man Indicted For Possession Of Unregistered Destructive Devices

October 23, 2013

Jerseyville Man Charged With Commercial Sex Trafficking Of A Child

Three Metro Area Men Indicted For Food Stamp Fraud

Fourteen Indicted For Deliberately Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program

St. Louis Man Charged In Federal Court With Robbery Of Cahokia Gas Station

Belleville Woman Indicted For Health Care Fraud And Obtaining Controlled Substances By Fraud

Belleville Man Pleads Guilty To Armed Robbery Of Circle K Gas Station

October 21, 2013

Randolph County Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Offenses

Cutler Man Pleads Guilty To Being Part Of Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Jackson County Men Plead Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Shawneetown Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine And Ammunition Offenses

Jackson County Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Conspiracy

October 18, 2013

West Frankfort, Illinois, Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

October 17, 2013

Bridgeport, Illinois Mayor Sentenced On Charges Of Mail Fraud And Obstruction Of Justice

Pay To Play: Three Madison County Tax Buyers Plead Guilty To Price Fixing

Cahokia Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Columbia Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register

October 11, 2013

Foreign National Pleads Guilty To Role In Drug Trafficking Organization

Glen Carbon Man Sentenced For Receipt And Possession Of Visual Depictions Of Minors Engaged In Sexually Explicit Conduct

Foreign National Sentenced On Firearm, Immigration Offenses

October 9, 2013

Belleville ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Convicted Of Making False Claims For Tax Refunds

October 7, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced To Fifteen Years In Prison For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Foreign National Sentenced For Role In Drug Trafficking Organization

October 4, 2013

Desoto Man Faces Federal Prison For ‘Meth’ Case

Murphysboro Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Distributing Heroin In Saline County

September 2013


September 30, 2013

Fairview Heights Man Sentenced for Heroin Overdose Death

Venice Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Richland County Woman Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

September 27, 2013

Jackson County Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Former Centreville Assistant Police Chief Sentenced

Randolph County Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Dupo Woman Sentenced on 'Meth' Case

Oakland, California, Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Conspiracy and Money Laundering

Collinsville Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug and Health Care Offenses

Inmate Pleads Guilty to Escaping from Marion Prison Camp 13 Years Ago

East St. Louis Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

United States Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton Announces Hiring Grants for Law Enforcement and School Safety Officers

September 26, 2013

Waterloo Man Arraigned on Meth Charges

Two Charged in Federal Court with Armed Robbery of Belleville Liquor Store

September 25, 2013

Former Metro East Public Official Convicted ... Again

Another Telemarketer Sent to Prison for Timeshare Resale Fraud

September 24, 2013

Alton Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

September 23, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

September 20, 2013

Foreign National Sentenced For Narcotics And Immigration Offenses

Centreville Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Former City Of Marion Water Department Manager Sentenced

Ridgeway Man Sentenced To Over 5 Years In Prison For Illegally Possessing 14 Firearms

St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense And Intent To Distribute Heroin

September 19, 2013

Former Edwardsville Police Chief Sentenced For Theft And Embezzlement

Man Sentenced For Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Conspiracy, Aggravated Identity Theft And Attempting To Obstruct A Federal Investigation

Former Moro Township Official Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Troy Resident Indicted On Federal Child Pornography Charges

September 18, 2013

Cahokia Woman Indicted For Stealing Funds From Department Of Veterans Affairs

Swansea Man Indicted For Stealing Funds From Railroad Retirement Board

Former Air Force Official Pleads Guilty To Receiving Gratuities

September 17, 2013

South Holland Man Charged In Southern Illinois Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

September 13, 2013

East St. Louis Trucking Company Owner Convicted

Alton Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

September 12, 2013

Fairfield Man Charged With Possessing Stolen Firearms

September 11, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced To Prison For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Alton Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

East St. Louis Man Sentenced To Prison For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

September 10, 2013

United States Attorney Wigginton Announces Press Event

Cahokia Illinois Woman Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

Man Sentenced On Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

Two Jackson County Residents Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

September 9, 2013

Dupo Man Sentenced For Operating A Drug House

September 6, 2013

Cairo Woman Sentenced To Prison For Tax-Related Frauds

Equality Woman Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Manufacturing Related Offense

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Narcotics and Firearms Offenses

September 4, 2013

Harrisburg Woman Indicted In Mail Fraud Scheme

September 3, 2013

Venice Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon

Mexican National Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy And Money Laundering

August 2013


August 30, 2013

Belleville Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Belleville Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Stealing From The Social Security Administration While In State Prison

August 29, 2013

Three Charged With Robbery Of Chili’s Bar And Grill

August 27, 2013

Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

August 23, 2013

Alton Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

Cahokia Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Firearm Offense

Smithton Man Charged With Production Of Child Pornography

August 22, 2013

California Man Charged With Cocaine Offense

Randolph County Woman Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Union County Woman Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Carbondale Man Sentenced For Illegally Possessing A Firearm

August 21, 2013

Fairview Heights Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Case Involving Overdose Deaths And Courthouse Figure

August 20, 2013

Lebanon Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawful Possession Of Explosives

August 19, 2013

Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

August 16, 2013

Three Randolph County Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Southern Illinois Men Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

August 15, 2013

Florida Woman Found Guilty In Telemarketing Scam

Brownstown Man Sentenced For Theft Of United States Mail From Postal Employee

August 12, 2013

Jefferson County Man Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

August 8, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

Williamson County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Percy Men Sentenced For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Clark County Women Plead Guilty To Conspiring To Make And Pass Counterfeit United States Currency

August 5, 2013

Marion Man Pleads Guilty To Multiple Offenses

Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Foreign National Sentenced For Role In Drug Trafficking Organization

Randolph County Woman Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

August 1, 2013

Centreville Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

Washington Park Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

Man Sentenced In Heroin Case

St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Offense

July 2013


July 31, 2013

Sesser Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

July 30, 2013

Cahokia Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

Foreign National Pleads Guilty To Role In Cocaine Conspiracy

July 29, 2013

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Firearm Offense

July 26, 2013

St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

July 25, 2013

Two Richland County Women Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm And Controlled Substance Offense

July 23, 2013

Jersey County Man Convicted Of $1.2 Million Dollar Tax Evasion And Unlawful Firearms Possession

Justice Department Seeks To Shut Down Southern Illinois Tax Preparer

Herrin Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

Hamilton County Man Charged With Illegally Possessing A Firearm

Saline County Man Charged With Methamphetamine Related Offense

July 22, 2013

Collinsville Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Doctor Sentenced In Health Care Fraud Obstruction Case

July 19, 2013

St. Louis Man Sentenced For Role In Cocaine Conspiracy

July 18, 2013

Two Area Women Sentenced For Filing False Federal Income Tax Returns

July 16, 2013

Belleville Man Sentenced To Over 10 Years In Prison For Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

Illinois Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

July 15, 2013

Valmeyer Man Sentenced To 151 Months In Prison For Child Pornography

Licensed Gun Dealer In Jersey County Sentenced For Knowingly Selling Guns To A Drug User

July 12, 2013

Perry County Man Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Jackson County Man Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Southern Illinois Residents Sentenced On Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Jackson County Man Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Three Southern Illinois Residents Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Filing A False Federal Income Tax Return

July 11, 2013

Program Fraud Indictments Announced

O’Fallon Man Indicted On Drug, Gun Charges

Prison Camp Inmate Pleads Guilty To Escaping While On Transfer Between Facilities

Bluford Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Possessing A Firearm

Richland County Man Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Harrisburg Man Sentenced To Over 17 Years In Prison For Crack Cocaine And Firearm Offenses

Inmate Charged With Escaping From Marion Prison Camp 13 Years Ago

July 10, 2013

United States Attorney Wigginton Announces Press Event

Alton Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

Foreign National Pleads Guilty To Role In Drug Trafficking Organization

Edwardsville Resident Indicted On Child Pornography Charge

July 9, 2013

Granite City Woman Charged In Cocaine Conspiracy

St. Louis Man Indicted On Cocaine Offense

July 8, 2013

Saline County Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Related Offense

July 5, 2013

Florida Telemarketer Pleads Guilty For His Role In Timeshare Scam

July 3, 2013

Fairmont City Man Sentenced For Role In Cocaine Conspiracy

July 2, 2013

Richland County Man Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges


June 2013


June 28, 2013

Shawneetown Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine And Ammunition Offenses

June 26, 2013

Richland County Man Convicted Of Methamphetamine Related Offenses

East St. Louis Woman Sentenced For Cocaine Distribution

Four Richland County Men Recently Sentenced On Methamphetamine Related Charges

Richland County Man Indicted On Methamphetamine Related Charges

June 24, 2013

Two Jackson County Men Charged With Methamphetamine Conspiracy

June 22, 2013

Madison Illinois Man Sentenced For Conspiracy, Wire Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft In Multi-State Auto Theft Scheme

Belleville Man Charged With Child Pornography Offenses

June 20, 2013

Waterloo Man Charged With Child Pornography Offense

June 19, 2013

East St. Louis Woman Sentenced For Cocaine Distribution

Alton Man Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense

June 18, 2013

Glen Carbon Man Pleads Guilty To Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography

June 17, 2013

Bond County Man Ordered To Serve Ten Year Federal Sentence For Possession Of Child Pornography After He Completes State Court Sentence

June 13, 2013

Panamanian National Charged With Receipt And Possession Of Child Pornography And Possession Of A Counterfeit Alien Registration Card

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Crack Cocaine Offenses

June 11, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced For Illegally Possessing A Firearm

June 10, 2013

Jackson County Man Guilty Of Making Meth

Williamson County Man Sentenced To Twenty Four Years On Methamphetamine Conspiracy Charge

June 7, 2013

Former Belleville Man Pleads Guilty To Multiple Federal Offenses

Collinsville Man Sentenced to 6.5 Years in Prison For Viewing Child Pornography

June 6, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced on Firearm Offense

Southern Illinois Resident Sentenced For Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program

From Selling Time to Doing Time: U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois with U.S. Postal Inspection Service Prosecutes 34 in Various Timeshare Resale Schemes

June 5, 2013

Mt. Carmel Accountant Faces up to 40 Years in Prison for Fraud and Money Laundering Crimes Against Elderly Victim

June 3, 2013

Former Florida Resident Pleads Guilty to Victimizing Consumers in Timeshare Telemarketing Scam

Foreign National Sentenced on Firearms, Immigration Offenses


May 2013


May 31, 2013

Mount Vernon Woman Sentenced for Theft of Government Funds

May 29, 2013

Fairview Heights Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Overdose Death

Alton Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Firearm and Immigration Charges

Centralia Man Sentenced on Drug Charge

May 28, 2013

Jackson County Man Charged with Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Perry County Women Charged with Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Randolph County Woman Charged with Methamphetamine Conspiracy

May 24, 2013

Las Vegas Fraudster Facing Federal Charges for Multi-Million Dollar Telemarketing Operation

May 22, 2013

Jackson County Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Murphysboro Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin in Saline County

Former City of Marion Water Department Manager Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Funds

Franklin County Woman Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Offense

Ridgeway Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing 14 Firearms

May 21, 2013

Former Guard Sentenced to Prison for Tax Crimes

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Personal Assistant and Beneficiary Sentenced for Fraud on the Medicaid Home Services Program

May 20, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

May 17, 2013

Three Jackson County Men Charged with Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Carbondale Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm

May 16, 2013

Brooklyn Man Found Guilty on Firearms Charge

USP-Marion Inmate Sentenced for Possessing a Weapon in Prison

Marion Prison Inmate Charged with Escape

Foreign National Sentenced for Illegal Re-Entry by an Aggravated Felon

Mascoutah Man Charged with Bank Robbery

Equality Woman Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Offense

May 15, 2013

Bluford Man Charged with Illegally Possessing a Firearm

May 14, 2013

Seven Face Federal Methamphetamine Charges

Belleville Man Sentenced to Prison Term for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

May 13, 2013

Carrollton Man Charged with Enticement of a Minor

May 10, 2013

Seven Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges

Herrin Man Indicted for Bank Fraud

Foreign National Sentenced on Convictions Related to Trafficking in Cocaine and Methamphetamine

Foreign National Sentenced on Cocaine Conspiracy

Pembrook Man Pleads Guilty to Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

Belleville Woman Pleads Guilty to Filing False Federal Income Tax Returns

Former School Business Official, and Treasurer of the Carterville School District, Charged with Embezzling Funds

May 9, 2013

Owner of Mississippi River Construction Company Sentenced to Jail for Violating the Clean Air Act

May 8, 2013

Bridgeport Mayor Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud and Obstruction of Justice

May 3, 2013

Venice Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

May 2, 2013

Granite City Man Sentenced for Solicitation to Commit Crime of Violence

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense


April 2013


April 30, 2013

Sparta Man Sentenced for Theft of Federal Funds

April 25, 2013

Gallatin County Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Manufacturing Marijuana

Honduran National Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Unlawfully Entering the United States

Former Centreville Assistant Police Chief Guilty

Inmate at Marion Federal Prison Convicted of Murder

Franklin County Woman Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison on Federal Methamphetamine Charges

April 22, 2013

Possession of Assault Rifle Nets East St. Louis Man a Prison Sentence of Eight Years

Two Sentenced for Alton Heroin Overdose Death

April 19, 2013

Williamson County Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Foreign National Indicted on Firearm and Immigration Charges

American Red Cross Employee Indicted for Deliberately Defrauding Unemployment Insurance Program

Truck Driver Indicted for Stealing Kindle Fire from Warehouse

April 18, 2013

Man Indicted for Unlawful Possession of Explosives

Sesser Man Indicted for Conveying False Allegations of a Terrorist Plot to Disrupt Election Day

April 17, 2013

Alton Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

Former Edwardsville Police Chief Pleads Guilty in Theft and Embezzlement

April 16, 2013

Mt. Carmel Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Offense

April 15, 2013

Tamaroa Man Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

Murphysboro Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Anna Man Convicted and Sentenced For Wildlife Violations

Collinsville Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Creal Springs Man Indicted

Lawrenceville Couple Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

April 12, 2013

St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Role in Drug Trafficking Organization

Former Southern Illinois Resident Sentenced for Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program

April 11, 2013

Dupo Man Found Guilty of Drug House and Firearms Charges

Ridgeway County Man Sentenced to Imprisonment for Manufacturing Marijuana

April 9, 2013

Effingham Man Indicted on Gun Related Charges

Clay County Man Indicted on Methamphetamine Related Charges

Four Mt. Vernon Residents Indicted on Methamphetamine Related Charges

April 8, 2013

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Percy Men Plead Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

April 5, 2013

Sesser Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm and Controlled Substance Offense

Virginia Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Gallatin County Man Charged with Illegally Possessing Firearms

April 4, 2013

Two Women Plead Guilty to Filing False Federal Income Tax Returns

April 3, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced on Crack Cocaine Charges

Tax Evasion and Fraud Charges Leveled Against Local Businessman

April 1, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced on Firearm Offense

Three Southern Illinois Residents Sentenced for Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program


March 2013


March 29, 2013

Fairmont City Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

March 28, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return

March 25, 2013

Cahokia Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Former Southern Illinois Hospital Employees Sentenced for Stealing Identities of Elderly Hospital Patients

Sparta Felon Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm

March 22, 2013

Williamson County Man Sentenced to More Than Twelve Years for Engaging in Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Licensed Gun Dealer in Jersey County Convicted of Knowingly Selling Guns to a Drug User

Harrisburg Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Crack Cocaine and Carrying a Loaded Firearm During a Drug Trafficking Crime

FCI-Greenville Inmate Sentenced for Possession of Contraband in a Federal Prison


March 21, 2013

Saline County Woman Charged with Methamphetamine Related Offense

Florida Man Sentenced for Role in $30 Million Telemarketing Scam that Victimized over 22,000 People

Crawford County Man Sentenced to Nearly Ten Years in Prison on Methamphetamine Conspiracy

March 20, 2013

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty to Lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation

March 19, 2013

Highland Woman Sentenced for Access Device Fraud

Florida Man Sentenced for Role in $30 Million Telemarketing Scam that Victimized over 22,000 People

March 15, 2013

Jury: Cahokia Man Guilty of Child Pornography Offenses

Southern Illinois Residents Face Prison Terms for Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Madison Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, and Identity Theft in Multi-State Auto Theft Scheme

East St. Louis Shooter Sentenced to Eight Years for Illegally Possessing a Firearm

March 12, 2013

Shiloh Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

March 11, 2013

Two Area Men Sentenced for Failing to File Federal Income Tax Returns

March 8, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

Metro-East Businessman Sentenced in Conspiracy to Defraud the City of East St. Louis and Money Laundering

March 7, 2013

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

March 6, 2013

US Attorney Wigginton Announces Six-Count Indictment Against Belleville Martial Arts Instructor for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

March 4, 2013

Methamphetamine Indictment Announced

Percy Woman Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

'Meth' Indictment Announced

March 1, 2013

East St. Louis Man Sentenced on Crack Cocaine Charges

Chicago Man Sentenced to 108 Months' Imprisonment for Thefts of Firearms from Gun Shops

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Centreville Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

February 2013


February 26, 2013

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Role in Drug Trafficking Organization

Alorton Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

February 25, 2013

Washington Park Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Union County Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Conspiracy

February 22, 2013

St. Clair County Women Sentenced for Fraud on the Medicaid Home Services Program

East St. Louis Tow Truck Operator Sentenced for Theft of Government Property, Making False Statements to the F.B.I. and Making False Declarations Before a Federal Grand Jury

USP-Marion Inmate Sentenced for Assaulting a Correctional Officer

Mount Vernon Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Funds

February 15, 2013

Olney Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Related Charges

Belleville Martial Arts Instructor Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Two St. Louis Residents Sentenced for Their Roles in Illinois Fraudulent Tax Scheme

Olney Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Related Charges

February 14, 2013

Doctor Enters Guilty Plea in Obstruction Case

Drug Dealer / Program Thief Faces 12 1/2 Years in Prison

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

February 13, 2013

Williamson County Woman Sentenced on Methamphetamine Offense

February 11, 2013

Johnston City Man Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Two Jackson County Men Charged in Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Foreign National Sentenced for Controlled Substances and Immigration Offenses

February 8, 2013

Mexican National Sentenced on Heroin, Immigration Charges

Washington Park Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Federal Drug Indictment Filed

Ten Persons Face Federal Methamphetamine Charges

Gallatin County Woman Charged with Methamphetamine Related Offense

Four Richland County Residents Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

February 6, 2013

Alton Women Sentenced for Their Roles in Fraudulent Tax Scheme

February 5, 2013

Pay to Play: Former Madison County Treasurer Guilty of Structuring Property Tax Sales to Reward Campaign Contributors

Pay to Play: Former Madison County Treasurer Guilty of Structuring Property Tax Sales to Reward Campaign Contributors

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

Freeburg Man Sentenced for Enticement of a Minor and Child Pornography Charges

Mother and Son Indicted on Heroin and Drug House Charges

February 1, 2013

Former East St. Louis Police Officer Sentenced for Obstructing a Federal Civil Rights Investigation

East St. Louis Man Sentenced as Career Offender

January 2013


January 31, 2013

USP-Marion Inmate Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Weapon in Prison

January 30, 2013

Florida Man Sentenced for Role in $30 Million Telemarketing Scam that Victimized Over 22,000 People

January 29, 2013

Richland County Woman Sentenced on Methamphetamine Related Charges

January 28, 2013

Former Federal Prison Guard Guilty of Tax Crimes

Chester Woman Sentenced on Drug Charges

Drug Conviction Results in Lengthy Sentence

January 25, 2013

Belleville Man Sentenced for Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program

Missouri Man Sentenced for Production of Child Pornography

Collinsville Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Stolen Firearm and Possession of Firearm by User of Marijuana

Cahokia Woman Sentenced on Social Security Fraud Charge

Alton Man Sentenced for Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program

Madison Woman Sentenced for Embezzling Funds from Employer

January 24, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offense

Woman Charged with Embezzling Funds from the City of Marion, Illinois, Water Department

Four Indicted for Filing False Federal Income Tax Returns

January 23, 2013

Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Cocaine and Methamphetamine

Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

January 18, 2013

St. Louis Man Sentenced to Prison for Counterfeiting, Resisting and Obstruction

East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Granite City Man Sentenced for Production of Child Pornography

South Roxana Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion and for Making Illegal Payments to a Government Official

January 16, 2013

East St. Louis Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offense

Olney Man Charged with Child Pornography Offense

Seventeen Face Federal Methamphetamine Charges

January 15, 2013

Missouri Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

January 14, 2013

Jerseyville Man Sentenced for Making False Bank Entry to Conceal Cash Thefts

Fairview Heights Man Receives 35 Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography

Perry County Man Arraigned on Drug Charge

Two Plead Guilty in Alton Heroin Overdose Death

January 11, 2013

Mt. Carmel Accountant Indicted for 40 Counts of Alleged Fraud and Money Laundering for Financially Exploiting an Elderly Victim

Missouri Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

Southern Illinois Resident Sentenced for Deliberately Defrauding Federal Unemployment Insurance Program

January 10, 2013

Florida Man Sentenced for Role in $30 Million Telemarketing Scam that Victimized Over 22,000 People

January 8, 2013

Southern Illinois Resident Sentenced for Federal Unemployment Insurance Program Fraud

Twenty Year Prison Sentence for Moskop Affirmed

Southern Illinois Resident Sentenced for Federal Unemployment Insurance Program Fraud

January 7, 2013

Belleville Man Sentenced for Firearms Offense

Florida Woman Sentenced for Role in $30 Million Telemarketing Scam that Victimized over 22,000 People

Alton Resident Sentenced for Illegally Possessing a Firearm

January 4, 2013

Thirteen Year Fugitive, Dr. Juan Rios, Sentenced

January 3, 2013

Missouri Man Charged with Distributing Heroin in Saline County

Honduran Citizen Pleads Guilty to Being Present in the United States Illegally

January 2, 2013

Ridgeway Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Manufacturing Offenses

Fairfield Man Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

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