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April 2014

Apr 22, 2014

City of New Orleans agrees to settlement to resolve housing discrimination lawsuit

Apr 17, 2014

Chamico president and employees charged with mail fraud and conspiracy

Metairie, Louisiana man, Torrey Ledell Davis, charged with sex trafficking of a minor by into the New Orleans area

Apr 8, 2014

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Victims of Crime Act -- National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Celebrates Progress, Works Toward Future Goals

Apr 4, 2014

Superseding indictment returned against Peter Hoffman, Michael Arata, and Susan Hoffman for fradulent film tax credit scheme

Apr 2, 2014

Twelve indicted in heroin trafficking conspiracy; two charged with distribution resulting in death

March 2014

Mar 27, 2014

Louisiana man, Jonathan Johnson, pleads guilty to operating international child exploitation enterprise

Mar 26, 2014

Slidell, Louisiana man, Richard Zanco, pleads guilty to illegally laundering over $343,000

Georgia man, Christopher Jamieson, pleads guilty to receipt of child pornography

Mar 19, 2014

New Orleans man, Christopher M. Schwab, pleads guilty to producing and distributing child pornography

Mar 12, 2014

Orleans man, Anthony R. Thomas, pleads guilty to 2007 and 2009 arsons, insurance fraud and false statements

New Jersey man, Stanley Zdon, III, pleads guilty to conspiracy to produce child pornography

Mar 11, 2014

Multi-Agency Gang (MAG) Unit investigation leads to federal indictment of FnD gang members, including two who are charged with the Mother’s Day shooting

February 2014

Feb 27, 2014

Georgia man, Daniel Nolan Devor, pleads guilty to conspiracy to produce child pornography

New Orleans man, Evans Lewis, pleads guilty to drug-related murder

Feb 26, 2014

High level international drug trafficker, Efrain Urbina Grimaldo, convicted on violation of the federal Controlled Substances Act

Gang member from Hollygrove, Walter Conley, sentenced to 40 years in prison on federal RICO, murder, firearms, and carjacking charges

Florida man, George Potter, sentenced for distribution of child pornography

Feb 24, 2014

Doctor, clinic owner, and law enforcement officer indicted in drug trafficking and bribery conspiracy

Feb 20, 2014

Abita Springs man, Jonathan Johnson, charged with operating international child exploitation enterprise

Feb 14, 2014

New Orleans police officers, Rafael Dobard and Quincy Jones, plead guilty to theft conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy

Feb 13, 2014

Former chiropractor, David Lee Killen, indicted on health care fraud and aggravated identity theft charges

River Ridge man, Rainer Wittich, and his company charged with conspiring to manufacture and sell counterfeit Mercedes-Benz diagnostic equipment worth over $15,000,000

New Orleans woman, Renata R. Foreman, sentenced for financial aid fraud

Feb 12, 2014

C. Ray Nagin, former New Orleans Mayor, convicted on federal bribery, honest services wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy, and tax charges

Former St. Tammany Coroner, Peter Galvan, sentenced for conspiracy to steal funds from coroner's office

Gang member from Hollygrove Area, Norman Ratcliff, sentenced to 33 years in prison on federal RICO, drug, and murder charges

Feb 07, 2014

Peter Hoffman and Michael Arata indicted for fraudulent film tax credit scheme

Feb 06, 2014

Raceland man, Johnny Smith, pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography

Feb 03, 2014

U.S. Attorney Polite announces personnel and unit changes

New Orleans men sentenced for bank robberies

January 2014

Jan 30, 2014

New Jersey man, Stanley Zdon, III, charged with conspiracy to produce child pornography

Former financial advisor, Jabari Ragas, guilty of embezzling $1.4 million from clients

Arizona man, Vittorio Francesco Gonzalez-Castillo, arrested after being indicted for conspiracy to produce child pornography

Jan 23, 2014

Hollygrove area gang member, Carey Jones, sentenced to life in prison on federal RICO, drug, and murder charges

Jan 15, 2014

Three men from Tennessee charged with sex trafficking in the New Orleans area

Jan 10, 2014

Metairie man, Dorvin Echeverria-Zeledon, charged with crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children

California man, Aung Gaw, indicted for crimes involving the sexual victimization of children

Jan 9, 2014

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana collects over $366 million in civil and criminal actions for U.S. taxpayers in fiscal year 2013

Los Angeles gang member, Quenshey Mitchell, convicted of heroin conspiracy and obstruction of justice involving murder of a federal witness

New Orleans area merchant, Long T. Trinh, pleads guilty to over $2 million in food stamp fraud

Texas woman, Ebony Williams White, indicted on wire fraud and obstruction charges

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