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July 2014

July 29, 2014

Bates City Man Sentenced to 21 Year in Prison; Five Sentenced in $400,000 Stolen Vehicle, ID Theft, Fraud Conspiracy

KC Man Charged with Bank Robbery

KCK Man Pleads Guilty to Drug-trafficking Conspiracy, Fatal Shooting of Independence Man; Three Killed During Home Invasion, 12-Year-Old Son Wounded

July 25, 2014

Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy

July 24, 2014

Springfield Businessman Indicted for Bankruptcy Fraud in Addition to $3.3 Million Fraud Schemes

Former Federal Employee Sentenced for $113,000 Scheme to Steal from Co-workers

July 23, 2014

Rogersville Business Owners Indicted for Selling $1 Million Worth of K2

Joplin Couple Indicted for Sexual Exploitation of Another Child Victim

Tennessee Man indicted for Illicit Sex with a Minor

Joplin Man Indicted for Child Porn

July 22, 2014

El Dorado Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitaion of a Minor

St. Joseph Woman Sentenced for $1 Million Fraud Scheme

Springfield Sex Offender Indicted for Child Porn

Former St. Clair County Sheriff Indicted for Stealing Recovered Property

Jury Convicts KC Man of Firearms Violations

July 21, 2014

Liberty Man Sentenced for Social Security Fraud

July 16, 2014

KC Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Scheme, Stealing Clients' Refunds

Independence Man Sentenced to 16 Years for Illegal Firearm; Arrested After Lengthy Stand-Off with Police

July 14, 2014

Joplin Man Pleads Guilty to Disaster Fraud Related to Tornado Benefits

Tennessee Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Cargo Theft Scheme

July 9, 2014

Former Administrator Sentenced for Embezzling from Jackson County Court

July 8, 2014

Former Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

July 1, 2014

KC Woman Indicted for $3 Million Fraud Scheme that Forced Employer into Bankruptcy

June 2014

June 30, 2014

Former KC Man Sentenced for Fleeing U.S. to Avoid Paying Child Support

June 27, 2014

Two KC Men Indicted for Robbing Raytown Bank

Lee's Summit Man Sentenced for Cyberstalking, Possessing Child Porn

June 26, 2014

Director of Domestic Violence Shelter Pleads Guilty to Stealing Funds

June 23, 2014

Connecticut Man Sentenced for False Tax Claims

Treasurer for Fire District, Road District Sentenced for Embezzling $1.5 Million

June 19, 2014

Jury Convicts Guatemalan National of Drug-trafficking Conspiracy

June 17, 2014

Two Mexican Nationals Sentenced for Trafficking Cocaine, Meth in Cole, Moniteau Counties

June 13, 2014

Assistant U.S. Attorney to Receive Prestigious Legal Award

June 12, 2014

Independence Man Pleads Guilty to $1.2 Million Arson, Insurance Fraud Conspiracy

Jury Convicts Prisoner of Assaulting Counselor

Three Warrensburg Residents Among Six Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth

June 11, 2014

Five Plead Guilty to Large-scale Meth Conspiracy in Southwest Missouri

Independence Man Indicted for Producing Child Porn

June 10, 2014

Four Springfield-area Men Indicted for Stealing Guns from Pawn Shop

Joplin Man Indicted for Producing Child Porn

Three Kansans Indicted for Armed Robbery at Excelsior Springs Bank

June 5, 2014

Owner of Ozark Businesses Sentenced for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

Business Pleads Guilty to $3 Million Scheme to Sell Foreign Versions of Botox

Georgia Woman Sentenced for False Tax Claims

June 4, 2014

Former KC Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Porn

Columbia Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Illegal Firearm

Business Owner Sentenced for Scheme to Steal $1.3 Million from State Fund

West St. Louis Man Sentenced for Bank Robbery

June 3, 2014

Joplin Man Pleads Guilty to Disaster Fraud Related to Tornado Benefits

Former St. Joseph Police Detective Pleads Guilty to Withholding Information About Illegal Firearm

June 2, 2014

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Phone Call Hoax with False Threat to Contaminate Water Supply

May 2014

May 29, 2014

Former Joplin Teacher Sentenced to 28 Years for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

Reed Springs Man Sentenced for Making False Tax Claims

KC Business Owners Plead Guilty to Defrauding Debt-stressed Clients

May 28, 2014

Former IRS Employees Plead Guilty to Unemployment Benefits Fraud

May 27, 2014

Gower Man Indicted for Child Porn

Kansas Woman, Man Charged with Armed Robbery at Excelsior Springs Bank

May 21, 2014

Columbia Man Indicted for Distributing Heroin to a Minor Who May Have Died from Overdose

KC Man Indicted for Illegally Transporting, Dumping Hazardous Waste

Lee's Summit Soccer Coach Indicted on Eight Additional Charges of Producing Child Porn

Jefferson City Man Indicted for Distributing Heroin

KC Man Pleads Guilty to $2.6 Million Health Care Fraud

May 19, 2014

KC Man Sentenced to 19 Years for PCP, Firearm

Southwest City Man Sentenced for Illegally Reentering U.S.

May 16, 2014

Former Church Youth Director Sentenced to 30 Years for Child Exploitation and Pornography

May 15, 2014

KC Man Sentenced for Possessing PCP to Distribute

KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearms

May 14, 2014

Two Blue Springs Realtors Sentenced for $11 Million Mortgage Fraud

Jury Convicts Lebanon Man of Firearms Violations after He Rammed into Pawn Shop with His Car

May 13, 2014

Fulton Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Marijuana, Illegal Firearm

Camden County Man Sentenced for Meth, Illegal Firearm

Mexican National Sentenced for Meth, Illegally Reentering the U.S.

May 12, 2014

Former KC Attorney Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

May 8, 2014

Jury Convicts Two Inmates of Murdering Prisoner, Trial Enters Death Penalty Phase

May 7, 2014

Travel Agent Indicted for $360,000 Fraud Scheme, Stole from Willard High School Band

Columbia Man Charged with Distributing Heroin to a Minor, Who May Have Died from Overdose

St. Joseph Man, Two California Men Indicted for Synthetic Marijuana Conspiracy

May 6, 2014

KC Man, Lee's Summit Woman Indicted for Transporting a Minor to Kansas for Prostitution

May 5, 2014

KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm

May 2, 2014

Former Liberty Man Indicted for $6.2 Million Fraud Schemes

Jury Convicts Former Wichita Man of $2.7 Million Mortgage Fraud

May 1, 2014

Stella Man Pleads Guilty to Transporting a Minor for Illicit Sex

April 2014

April 30, 2014

KC Man Indicted for Maryville Bank Robbery

Oregon Man Indicted for Traveling to MO to Engage in Sex with a Minor

April 29, 2014

Former Waldo Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to $3 Million Medicare Fraud

Three Men Plead Guilty to Heroin Trafficking That Led to Overdose

April 24, 2014

Liberty Couple Sentenced for $2.7 Million Embezzlement, Check Kiting Scheme to Fund Gambling, Lavish Spending

CEO Pleads Guilty to Embezzling at Least $208,000 from KC Company

April 23, 2014

Kansas Man Sentenced for Attempted Bank Robbery after Shooting, High-Speed Chase

Former Director Pleads Guilty to Stealing $300,000 from Home for Disabled Persons

KCK Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearms

Moberly Man Indicted for Counterfeiting

Russellville Man Indicted for Illegal Firearms, Meth

April 21, 2014

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery

April 17, 2014

St. Robert Man Sentenced for Heroin Conspiracy

April 16, 2014

Ozark Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Meth Conspiracy

Two Defendants Sentenced for $100 Million Nationwide Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Mansfield Man Sentenced for Child Porn

Former Business Manager Sentenced for Embezzling $170,000 from Brookside Physician Office

April 14, 2014

West Plains Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving, Distributing Child Porn

April 11, 2014

Tennessee Sex Offender Sentenced to 27 Years for Enticing a Minor fro Sex Via the Internet

April 9, 2014

KC Truck Driver Sentenced to 30 Years for Transporting a Minor for Sex

Three Iowa Men Indicted for Armed Robbery of Burlington Junction Bank

KCPD Detective Honored for Combating Child Exploitation

April 7, 2014

Former Grandview Woman Sentenced for $158,000 Scheme for False Tax Refunds

April 3, 2014

Lee's Summit Man Sentenced for Child Porn

April 2, 2014

Nevada Man Sentenced for $2 Million Fraud Scheme

April 1, 2014

Jury Convicts KC Men of Heroin Trafficking, Resulting in Death

Billings Bank President Sentenced for $413,000 Bank Fraud, Money LaunderingScheme

Nevada Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Child Porn, Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

St. Robert Daughter, Mother Indicted for $1 Million Nigerian Fraud Scheme

Branson Man Indicted for Clean Water Act Violations, Falsified Reports of Polution Discharge

Joplin Man Indicted for Child Porn

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced for Murder-for-Hire Scheme

Springfield Man Sentenced for Child Porn

March 2014

March 31, 2014

Joplin Attorney Pleads Guilty to Stealing $586,000 from Clients

March 28, 2014

Georgia Man Indicted for Stealing Deceased Persons' Identities to Gain $2.3 Million in State Tax Refunds

March 25, 2014

21 KC-area Men Indicted for Distributing Cocaine, Crack Cocaine

Former IRS Employee Indicted for Taxpayer ID Theft, Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Jury Convicts KC Man of Producing Child Porn

March 24, 2014

Russellville Man Charged with Meth, Illegal Firearms

March 21, 2014

Four Mexican Nationals Indicted for Fake Documents Conspiracy

March 20, 2014

Kirbyville Man Pleads Guilty to $1.3 Million K2 Conspiracy

Two Men Sentenced for $2 Million Fraud Scheme

Ava Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $212,000 from Employer in Wire Fraud Scheme

Jefferson City Man Indicted for Distributing Heroin

Columbia Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking Two Victims

March 19, 2014

Two KC Men Indicted for Armed Bank Robbery

Memphis Truck Driver Pleads Guilty to Stealing Cargo in West Plains

March 18, 2014

KC Woman Indicted for False Tax Returns

KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Stealing Firearm

March 17, 2014

Sex Offender Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Porn

Galena Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $300,000 from Employer

March 13, 2014

Springfield Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Federal Agent with Her Car

KC Man Sentenced to 13 Years for Leading $100 Million Nationwide Tax Fraud Conspiracy

Sedalia Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Making False Claims on Tax Returns

March 12, 2014

Archie Man Pleads Guilty to $109,000 Social Security Fraud

March 11, 2014

Nevada Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of Children

March 10, 2014

Former Agency Employee Pleads Guilty to Fraud Related to Tornado Benefits

March 6, 2014

Two Men Plead Guilty to $1 Million Scheme to Defraud Army

Texas Man Charged with Traveling to Missouri for Illicit Sex with Children

March 4, 2014

Ferrelview Man Pleads Guilty to His Role in Nationwide Child Porn Ring, Faces 40 Years in Prison

Lee's Summit Firm Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering, Must Pay $370,000 to Victims

Independence Man Pleads Guilty to Placing Hoax Bomb on City Bus

March 3, 2014

Cassville Man Charged with Child Porn

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Jury Convicts Three KC-Area Men for Nearly $1 Million Conspiracy to Steal Trucks and Trailers, Cargo

Neosho Man Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $4.9 Million from His Employer

Iowa Company Pleads Guilty to Releasing Contaminated Water into Duenweg Sewer; Must Pay Fine and Issue Public Apology

February 27, 2014

Willard Man Indicted for $1.9 Million Conspiracy to Distribute K2 at Bilbo's Earth Store

Former Bank Employee Pleads Guilty to $650,000 Bank Fraud Conspiracy

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing $330,000 from ATMs

February 26, 2014

Waynesville Man Indicted for Bank Robbery

Jury Convicts KC Man of Drug-trafficking, Illegal Firearms Following Shooting, Chase; Faces at Least 60 years in Prison

Five Joplin Residents Indicted for Disaster Fraud Related to Tornado Benefits

February 25, 2014

Former Union President Indicted for Embezzling $185,000

Kansas Woman Indicted for Stealing $543,000 From Employer

February 14, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearms, Meth

Two Truck Drivers Plead Guilty to Transporting an Individual to Texas for Prostitution

February 13, 2014

Two Mexican Nationals Sentenced for Trafficking Cocaine, Meth in Cole, Moniteau Counties

Chillicothe Couple Plead Guilty in $4 Million Theft, Money Laundering, False Tax Return Case

February 12, 2014

Two Men Indicted for Counterfeit $50, $100 Bills

Jefferson City Couple Sentenced for Illegal Firearms, Tampering with Evidence

Jefferson City Man Indicted for Child Porn

Former KC Man Pleads Guilty to Fleeing U.S. to Avoid Paying Child Support

February 11,2014

Liberty Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud

Former Grandview Mayor Pleads Guilty to $35,000 Fraud Scheme; Used Bogus Charity to Steal from International House of Prayer

February 10, 2014

Former Pilot Pleads Guilty to Threatening Republic Airlines CEO

February 6, 2014

New York Business Must Pay Up To $1 Million, Pleads Guilty to Contraband Cigarette Trafficking

February 3, 2014

Jackson County Man Sentenced to 25 Years for 15-Kilo Meth Conspiracy, Illegal Firearm

Three KC Residents Sentenced for Armed Bank Robbery; Pretended to Take Brother, Sister Hostage

Northland Man Indicted for Child Porn

Bolivar Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Porn, Faces 10 Years in Prison

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn; Used False Identity to Trick Boy Scouts into Sending Pornographic Photos Over the Internet

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Weaubleau Man Charged With Child Porn After Texting Teenage Victim

January 30, 2014

Former Business Owner Sentenced for $500,000 Tax Evasion

Guatemalan National Sentenced for ID Theft; More Than 100 Illegal Aliens Used False ID in Scheme to Obtain Licenses

January 29, 2014

Houston Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn

January 28, 2014

Chillicothe Couple Indicted for False Tax Returns Related to Wife's $4 Million Theft

KC Postal Carrier Indicted for Stealing Mail

Mexican National Indicted for Smuggling Heroin in His Shoes

January 24, 2014

Eldon Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Meth Conspiracy, Attempted Jail Escape

January 23, 2014

Columbia Man Sentenced for Arsons at MU, Stephens College

January 22, 2014

Stella Man Indicted for Transporting a Minor for Illicit Sex

Indpendence Man Sentenced for Investment Fraud Scheme

January 21, 2014

Springfield Man Indicted for Producing Child Porn

Ozark Man Indicted for Child Sexual Exploitation

KC Woman Sentenced for Large-scale Cocaine Conspiracy

January 15, 2014

Jury Convicts KC Man of PCP Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

Former Sarcoxie School Board Member Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Porn

January 14, 2014

Webb City Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $114,000 from her Employer

Nixa Man Sentenced for Child Porn

Another Greenleaf Co-owner Pleads Guilty to Multi-million-dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Statement Regarding the Death of Brandon Coleman

Two Joplin Men Sentenced for Disaster Fraud Related to Tornado Benefits

January 13, 2014

Jury Convicts Connecticut Man, Georgia Woman of False Tax Claims

January 9, 2014

St. Joseph Sex Offender Sentenced for Illegally Reentering U.S.

Five Columbia Residents Among 10 Defendants Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute a Ton of Marijuana

Jefferson City Man, Woman Plead Guilty to $100,000 Student Loan Fraud

U.S. Attorney's Office Collects over $26.5 Million in Criminal, Civil Actions in 2013

January 7, 2014

Business Owner Indicted for $493,000 Employment Tax Scheme

January 2, 2014

KC Man Charged with Robbing Brookside Bank

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