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News and Press Releases

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December 2011

December 16, 2011

Iraqi National Pleads Guilty To 23-Count Terrorism Indictment In Kentucky
– Defendant Participated in Numerous Efforts to Kill U.S. Troops in Iraq with IEDs

December 15, 2011

Louisville Man Pleads Guilty To "Structuring" Cash Deposits
– Defendant attempted to evade IRS reporting requirements and conceal the sale of counterfeit property

December 13, 2011

Louisville Man - Repeat Child Sex Offender -- Sentenced to 210 Months In Prison For Violating Child Pornography Laws
– Judge orders life term of supervised release
– Wife reported husband after finding child pornography on his computer

December 12, 2011

Tennessee Man Admits Guilt In Submitting False Permits For Barren River Pipeline Project
– Created and forged documents submitted to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and others

December 9, 2011

Louisville Man Pleads Guilty To Sending Obscene Materials To The Office Of the Kentucky's Attorney General
– Images were attached to message from United Kentucky Liberation Front

December 8, 2011

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty In Monroe County, Kentucky Vote Buying Scheme
– Six Tompkinsville, Kentucky residents admit paying for votes in the 2006 General Election

December 7, 2011

Clarksville, Indiana Brothers Charged In String Of Bank Robberies
– Four Banks in Western District of Kentucky Robbed

Justice Department Settles With Kentucky Apartment Complex Involving Allegations Of Disability-Based Housing Discrimination

November 2011

November 17, 2011

U.S. Attorney's Office in Western District Of Kentucky Collects Over 23 Million Dollars In Civil And Criminal Actions and Forfeitures In FY 2011

Nelson County Man Sentenced To 151 Months In Prison For Violating Federal Child Pornography Laws

November 16, 2011

Former Louisville Employee Of National Charity Charged With Embezzling At Least $200,000
– Allegedly forged checks to buy cars and pay for trips
– Investigation expected to uncover additional embezzled funds

November 15, 2011

Jefferson County, Kentucky Man Sentenced To 97 Months For Possessing Child Pornography

November 10, 2011

Eastview, Kentucky Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Child Pornography

Todd County, Kentucky Woman Charged With Filing False Income Tax Returns And Identity Theft

November 8, 2011

Jefferson County Man Sentenced To 78 Months In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography
– Ordered a lifetime term of supervised release

November 4, 2011

Meade County Man Sentenced To Two Years And Six Months In Prison
– Materials suitable for constructing explosive devices found in his Vine Grove, Kentucky home

November 3, 2011

Louisville Woman Sentenced To 41 Months In Federal Prison For Manufacturing And Attempting To Pass More Than $123,000 In Counterfiet Checks
– Conspiracy targeted Louisville not-for-profit agency and others

Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Healthcare, Inc. Agrees To Pay $435,502 To Settle Alledged False Medicare Billing
– Overbilling for an out-patient service covers a four year period

October 2011

October 26, 2011

Member Of “Black Mafia Family” Sentenced To 30 Years For Conspiracy To Possess And Distribute Cocaine
– Featured on America’s Most Wanted
– Part of a sophisticated drug smuggling and money laundering organization

October 25, 2011

Five Louisville Men Charged In Large Drug Trafficking Organization
– Twelve hundred pounds of marijuana and nearly $700,000 seized by investigators

October 13, 2011

Two Year Investigation Nets 33 Charged In Paducah
– Federal, State and Local collaboration credited with successful drug sweep

September 2011

Paducah Man Sentenced To 84 Months In Prison For Distribution of Crack Cocaine
– Sentence includes forfeiture of cash and vehicles

August 2011

August 23, 2011

LOUISVILLE CONTROLLER PLEADS GUILTY TO EMBEZZLEMENT AND TAX FRAUD
– Failed to pay taxes on fraudulently gained income

August 18, 2011

OWNER OF G3 CAPITOL MANAGEMENT APPEARS IN COURT CHARGED WITH MAIL FRAUD
– Cory B. George arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada
– Investor money used for shopping, traveling and gambling

GRAVES COUNTY, KENTUCKY MAN INDICTED ON MULTIPLE COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

August 16, 2011

ALLEGED AUSTRALIAN FUGITIVE HELD AWAITING EXTRADITION
– Failed to pay taxes on fraudulently gained income
– Extradition hearing scheduled for Paul Douglas Peters

August 11, 2011

JEFFERSON COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

BAPTIST HEALTHCARE, INC. AND HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TO PAY $8,900,000 TO SETTLE IMPROPER BILLING OF MEDICARE

August 10, 2011

PADUCAH MAN IS SENTENCED TO 39 MONTHS FOR BANK FRAUD AND AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT
– Ordered to pay $3,340.94 in restitution

August 2, 2011

SIX SENTENCED FOR THEIR ROLES IN CRACK COCAINE AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE DISTRIBUTION RING OPERATING OUT OF ADAIR COUNTY

FORMER OWNER OF HEALTH PMO CHARGED WITH ILLEGAL DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS, FDA VIOLATIONS AND MONEY LAUNDERING
– Websites used to dispense pharmaceutical drugs without prescriptions

OWNERS OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPANIES INDICTED FOR SUBMITTING FALSE BILLINGS TO MEDICARE
– Operated sham medical supply companies in Louisville
– Supplies billed to Medicare included deceased patients

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