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December

December 21, 2012

Webster Groves Attorney, Clergyman will Spend the Rest of his Life in Prison for $56 Million Ponzi Scheme

December 20, 2012

Carthage man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Child

December 19, 2012

Kansas Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Enticing Joplin Minor for Illicit Sex

December 18, 2012

Sarcoxie Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Financial Transactions in Scheme to Sell Cooking Oil Stolen from Restaurants

Galena Man Sentenced for Possessing child Porn, Trafficking Counterfeit DVDs

December 17, 2012

10 KC-area Men Indicted for Nearly $1 Million Conspiracy to Steal Trucks and Trailers, Cargo

KC Bail Bondsman Sentenced to 18 Years in Pirson for Producing Child Porn

Inmate Sentenced for Prison Tax Fraud Scheme

December 14, 2012

Business Owners Among 21 Defendants Indicted in Multi-Million Dollar K2 Distribution

December 13, 2012

Seven Public Employees Indicted for Fraud Scheme to Cheat Health Insurance Program

December 12, 2012

Former Youth Pastor Indicted for Child Porn

11 Defendants Indicted for Drug-trafficking Conspiracy Resulting in Three Deaths

December 11, 2012

Two California Men Sentenced for $8.5 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Former St. Joseph License Office Employee Pleads Guilty;
More than 100 Illegal Aliens Used False ID to Obtain Licenses

December 10, 2012

KC Man, 'Career Offender, Sentenced to Life in Prison for Drug-trafficking Conspiracy

December 6, 2012

Jury Convicts Columbia Man of Two Bank Robberies; May Face Life in Prison with 'Third Strike'

Lebanon Woman Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Conspiracy; Victim was Tortured, Coerced as a Sex Slave

Springfield Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Ammunition

Jury Convicts Oak Grove Couple of $800,000 Tax Fraud Scheme

November

November 30, 2012

Liberty Woman Indicted for $5 Million Mortgage Fraud

November 29, 2012

Jury Convicts KC Man of Illegal Firearms

Columbia Man Indicted for Child Porn;
Used False Identity to Trick Boy Scouts Into Sending Pornographic Photos Over the Internet

November 28, 2012

Higginsville Business Owner Pleads Guilty to $2.8 Million Bank Fraud

November 27, 2012

Former State Lawmaker Indicted for Social Security Fraud

November 26, 2012

Highlandville Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Failing to Pay Taxes

November 20, 2012

Sugar Creek Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

Trenton Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

November 16, 2012

Springfield Man Sentenced for $1.2 Million Mortgage Fraud

Two Joplin Residents Sentenced for Disaster Fraud Related to Joplin Tornado Benefits

November 14, 2012

14 Defendants Indicted for PCP Trafficking, Distributing Cocaine

Mountain Grove Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Thousands of Images, Videos of Child Porn

Escaped Prisoner Recaptured, Sentenced to 30 Years for $1.4 Million Drug-trafficking Conspiracy, Stealing Nearly 100,000 Pills in Pharmacy Burglaries

KC Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Armed Grocery Store Robberies

November 9, 2012

Springfield Family Members Indicted for $6.7 Million Conspiracy to Distribute K2;
District's First-Ever Federal Prosecution for Synthetic Drugs

November 7, 2012

Springfield Man Admits Removing Remains fo Confederate Soldier from Wilson's Creek National Battlefield;
Must Pay Restitution, Perform Community Service

Springfield Store Owner Indicted for Selling Counterfeit Goods

November 6, 2012

Former Jasper County Official Pleads Guilty to Document Fraud

KC Man Sentenced to 245 Years for Drugging 13 Children, Videotaping Molestations

November 5, 2012

Illinois Man Sentenced for Cocaine Conspiracy Following Bus Interdiction

Riverside Woman Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Refund Claim;
Nationwide Shceme Attempted to Gain Nearly $100 Million in Fraudulent Refunds

November 2, 2012

Sedalia Man Pleads Guilty to Placing Home-Made Bomb in Parking Lot of Warsaw Wal-Mart

Joplin Sex Offender Sentenced to 20 Years for Child Porn

November 1, 2012

Retired Springfield Police Officer Sentenced to 19 Years for Sexually Exploiting a Minor

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery in which Security Guard was Killed;
Faces at Least 25 Years in Prison

October

October 31, 2012

Tuscumbia Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery, Admits Attempted Robbery

Joplin Man Sentenced for Internet Gambling

Alba Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Three Bank Robberies

Jury Convicts Hereford Hous Owner of Arson Conspiracy;
Owner, Two Others Face at Least 15 Years in Prison for Fire
That Destroyed Landmark Restaurant

October 30, 2012

Jury Convicts KC Man of Illegally Possessing an Assault Rifle

October 29, 2012

Election Officer will Oversee Complaints of Election Fraud, Voting Rights Abuses

Springfield Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Transporting Minor for Illicit Sex

Monett Man Sentenced for Child Porn After Secretly Recording Video of Minor

October 26, 2012

Springfield Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy

October 25, 2012

KC Business Owner Sentenced for Embezzling $750,000 from Homeowners Associations

Joplin Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Heroin Conspiracy That Resulted in Death

October 24, 2012

Texas Man Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Illicit Sex with a Child

Joplin Woman Pleads Guilty to Disaster Fraud Related toTornado Benefits

21 St. Joseph Residents Among 25 Defendants Indicted for Drug Trafficking, Firearms Violations

October 16, 2012

Stanberry Man Pleads Guilty toChild Porn, Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

October 15, 2012

KC Developer Sentenced for Improperly Handling Asbestos at Citadel Plaza

Monett Man Pleads Guilty to Obscenity; Possessed Cartoon of Child Porn

Independence Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Porn

October 11, 2012

Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Stolen Check Fraud Scheme

October 10, 2012

Former St. Joseph License Office Employee Indicted;
More than 100 Illegal Aliens Used False ID to Obtain Driver's Licenses

KC Plumber Pleads Guilty to $82,000 HUD Fraud

Kansas Woman Pleads Guilty to $561,000 Fraud Scheme

October 9, 2012

KC Man Sentenced for Smithville Bank Robbery

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to $7.2 Million Securities Fraud Conspiracy;
Scheme Targeted Thousands of Investors Nationwide

October 4, 2012

Osceola Woman Sentenced for Bank Fraud Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, ID Theft

Three Men Indicted for Child Porn

Medical Center Inmate Indicted for Murder in Death Penalty Case

Windsor Couple, Osage Beach Woman Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

October 3, 2012

Ash Grove Woman Sentenced for $480,000 Fraud Scheme

Carthage Apartment Manager Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Money Laundering, False Tax Return

Taney County Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

October 2, 2012

Pierce City Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor for Illicit Sex

Clarksburg Woman Sentenced for Producing Child Porn

Two Windsor Men Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Murder-for-hire Scheme

October 1, 2012

Nebraska Man Sentenced for Cattle Theft

September

September 26, 2012

Five More Indicted in $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens

Claycomo Man Indicted for Receiving Child Porn Over the Internet

Two Men Indicted for Transporting Cocaine

12 Men Indicted for Illegal Firearms, Ammunition

Sikeston Man Pleads Guilty to Lebanon Bank Robbery

September 19, 2012

Golden Man Sentenced to 35 Years for Producing Child Porn,
Possessing Counterfeit Currency

Springfield Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearms

September 17, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Crack Cocaine, Illegal Firearm

September 12, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Illegal Firearm

Lee's Summit Man Sentenced for Child Porn

Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens

September 11, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegal Firearm

September 7, 2012

Two KC Men Sentenced for Armed Robberies

Brooklyn Man Sentenced for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud;
Conspirators Used Stolen Identities, Credit Cards to Purchase Airline Tickets

September 6, 2012

Joplin Man Pleads Guilty, Faces 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Porn;
Also Face Life Sentence in State Court for Sexually Abusing 4-Year-Old Victim

KC Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Refund Claims;
Nationwide Scheme Attempted to Gain Nearly $100 Million in Fraudulent Refunds

September 5, 2012

Mexican National Sentenced for Manufacturing Fraudulent Immigration Documents

Five KC Men Sentenced for Illegal Firearms, Ammunition

St. Joseph Brother, Sister Plead Guilty to $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens

September 4, 2012

Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Stealing Trade Secrets from Sedalia Plant

August

August 24, 2012

State Trooper Honored for Volunteer Work

Joplin Police Detective Honored for Child Pornography Investigation;
FBI, IRS Agents Honored for Karen Pletz Fraud Investigation

August 23, 2012

Former Howard County Man Sentenced for $8 Million Cattle Fraud Schemes

California, MO Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Producing Child Porn

Trenton Man Charged with Jamesport Bank Robbery

August 22, 2012

Sikeston Man Charged with Lebanon Bank Robbery

August 21, 2012

Jury Convicts Independence Man of Attempting to Illegally Purchase Firearms

August 20, 2012

Former Ozark Man Pleads Guilty to Retirement Investment Scheme

August 17, 2012

Mexican National Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Meth Conspiracy, Illegal Firearm

Jury Convicts Carthage Man of Sexual Exploitation of a Child

August 16, 2012

Psychologist Pleads Guilty to $1 Million Health Care Fraud

August 15, 2012

Two Guatemalan Nationals Indicted;
More than 100 Illegal Aliens Used False ID to Obtain Driver's Licenses in St. Joseph

Jury Convicts KC Man of Illegal Firearm; Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

Lebanon Trucking Company Owners Convicted of $900,000 Scheme to Defraud Tracker Marine

August 14, 2012

Independence Man Pleads Guilty to $7.2 Million Securities Fraud Conspiracy;
Scheme Targeted Thousands of Investors Nationwide

August 8, 2012

KC Man Charged with Assaulting Federal Employees

August 7, 2012

Plumbing Company Owner Sentenced for $140,000 Social Security Fraud

Excelsior Springs Man Pleads Guilty to $3.1 Million Securities Fraud, False Tax Returns

Two More Plead Guilty to Nearly $100 Million Tax Fraud Scheme;
Largest False Claims Case Ever Prosecuted in MO

Kansas Attorney Sentenced for $52 Million Ponzi Scheme

August 6, 2012

Raytown Man Sentenced for Armed Robberies of Brink's Truck, Bank and Restaurant

Inmate Pleads Guilty to Prison Tax Fraud Scheme

Greenwood Man Sentenced for Child Porn

August 2, 2012

Catholic Priest Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography;
Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Five Child Victims

August 1, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Drug Trafficking

Nixa Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Counterfeit Check, Mail Theft, Identity Theft Conspiracy

July

July 31, 2012

Taney County Man Charged with Bank Robbery

St. Robert Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Porn

July 30, 2012

Rockaway Beach Man Pleads Guilty toSix Bank Robberies

Osceola Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, ID Theft

July 27, 2012

Ava Man Sentenced for Child Porn

Ozark Business Owner Sentenced for $6.7 Million Bank Fraud

July 26, 2012

Springfield Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Former Hotel Employee Sentenced for $170,000 Fraud Scheme

Blue Springs Man Charged with Producing Child Porn

July 25, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegal Firearm

July 24, 2012

Strip Club Owner Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearms

Former Boliver Clinic Physician Indicted for Illegally Dispensing Narcotics, Health Care Fraud

Mt. Vernon Man Indicted for Joplin Bank Robbery

St. Joseph Woman Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens

July 23, 2012

Two More Plead Guilty to Nearly $100 Million Tax Fraud Conspiracy;
Largest False Claims Case Ever Prosecuted in MO

July 20, 2012

Jury Convicts Former Bank Examiner of Mortgage Fraud

July 19, 2012

Three KC Men Charged with Northland Bank Robbery

July 18, 2012

Professional Counselor Pleads Guilty to $1.5 Million Conspiracy
to Illegally Distribute Prescription Drugs at Carthage Clinic

July 13, 2012

Federal Correctional Officer Charged in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

July 12, 2012

Jury Convicts Ava Man of Child Porn

Jury Convicts Springfield Man of Marijuana, Illegally Possessing Ammunition;
Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

July 11, 2012

Homeless Man Charged with Northland Bank Robbery

Parkville Business Owner Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

July 9, 2012

Three Defendants Plead Guilty to DisasterFraud Related to JoplinTornado Benefits

July 6, 2012

Sugar Creek Man Charged with Bank Robbery

Joplin Man Pleads Guilty to Internet Gambling

July 2, 2012

Two KC Men Charged in Raytown Bank Robbery

June 2012

June 28, 2012

Columbia Man Indicted for Distributing Heroin Resulting in Death

KC Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Multi-million Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy;
Mexican Drug Cartels Smuggled Hundreds of Kilograms of Cocaine to KC

Carrollton Man Sentenced in Scheme to Sell Salvaged Vehicles with Altered VINs

June 27, 2012

KC Man Charged in Armed Bank Robbery Attempt, Fled When Guard Fired Shots

California Man Pleads Guilty to Nearly $100 Million Tax Fraud Conspiracy;
Largest False Claism Case Ever Prosecuted in MO

Ferrelview Man Indicted forProducing Child Porn; Exploited Four Victims

Medical Clinic Owners Indicted for Health Care Fraud, False Tax Returns

June 26, 2012

Independence Physician sentenced for $1 Million Drug-trafficking Conspiracy

KC Man Sentenced to 87 Years in Prison for Two Armed Bank Robberies, Resulting in Death of Security Guard

June 25, 2012

Blue Springs Man Sentenced for Money Laundering in Wife's Embezzlement Scheme

June 22, 2012

St. Robert Husband, Wife Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Prescription Drugs Over the Internet

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to $7.2 Million Securities Fraud Conspiracy;
Scheme Targeted Thousands of Investors Nationwide

Ft. Leonard Wood Soldier Sentenced to 15 Years for Producing Child Porn

June 21, 2012

Pastor Sentenced for Child Porn

June 20, 2012

'Most Wanted' Fugitive Arrested in Kentucky for Illegal Firearms

June 19, 2012

Branson Realtor Sentenced for $391,000 Mortgage Fraud

Northland Man Sentenced to 30 years for Producing Child Porn

June 18, 2012

Former Charity Director Sentenced for Fraud, Identity Theft;
Stole $131,000 from Local Charities, lost Most of the Money at Casinos

June 18, 2012

KC Man Pleads Guilty to $7.2 Million Securities Fraud Conspiracy;
Scheme Targeted Thousands of Investors Nationwide

June 14, 2012

Licking Man Sentenced for Arson Fires at Truck Stops in Six States

Boonville Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Producing Child Porn

June 13, 2012

Colombian National Sentenced to 30 Years for Multi-million Dollar Drug-trafficking Conspiracy;
Mexican Drug Cartels Smuggled Hundreds of Kilograms of Cocaine to KC

June 6, 2012

Jury Convicts KC Man in Drug-trafficking Conspiracy

Jury Convicts Hannibal Man of Illegally Possessing a Sawed-Off Shotgun;
Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

June 5, 2012

Independence Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn

June 4, 2012

Columbia Automotive Dealer Pleads Guilty to $1.7 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

June 1, 2012

Retired Springfield Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexually Exploiting a Minor,
Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

May 2012

May 31, 2012

Former Seminary Student Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Receive Child Porn

May 30, 2012

Chicago, Los Angeles Men Sentenced in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud;
Conspirators Used Stolen Identities, Credit Cards to Purchase Airline Tickets

KC Man, Woman Plead Guilty to Using a Firearm in Smithville Bank Robbery

May 25, 2012

Psychologist Indicted for $1.2 Million Health Care Fraud

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Carry Loaded Handgun Onto Airplane

Nixa Contractor Indicted for Stealing $73,000 from Elderly Tornado Victims

May 24, 2012

Blue Springs Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm After Accidentally Shooting a Friend

May 23, 2012

Air Force Reservist Indicted for Sexually Abusing Two Minors

Former Youth Camp Worker Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of Children,
Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

KCK Man Sentenced for Botched Armed Robbery

May 21, 2012

Former Columbia Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing from Youth Soccer League, Team

Columbia Man Sentenced to 15 years in Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy

Jefferson City Woman Sentenced for Six Bank Robberies

May 18, 2012

Alba Man Pleads Guilty to Three Bank Robberies

Springfield Man Sentenced for Child Porn

May 16, 2012

Springfield Man Sentenced for $160,000 Fraud Scheme After Falsely Claiming to be Joplin Tornado Victim

Eight Defendants Indicted for Disaster Fraud Related to Joplin Tornado Benefits

Raytown Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Armed Robberies of Brink's Truck, Bank and Restaurant

May 14,2012

Former Police Officer, School Board Member Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Attempted Sex with a Minor

Kansas Man Charged in Murder-for-hire Scheme

May 7, 2012

St. Joseph Woman Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens

May 4, 2012

California Man Sentenced for Multi-million Dollar Fraud;
Conspirators Used Stolen Identities, Credit Cards to Purchase Airline Tickets

KCK Man Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

May 3, 2012

KC Man Sentenced for Armed Robberies

May 2, 2012

Two Sex Offenders Charged with Child Porn in Joplin Round-up

Independence 'Sovereign Citizen' Indicted for $212,000 Social Security Fraud

May 1,2012

Registered Sex Offender Indicted for Producing Child Porn, Faces Mandatory Life in Prison

April 2012

April 30, 2012

Anderson Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Child Porn

Humansville Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Porn

Jury Convicts Nixa, Springfield Men of Cocaine Conspiracy; Defendants Face Life in Prison

April 27, 2012

KC Man Convicted of Operating Drug House

April 25, 2012

KC Man Sentenced for Illegal Firearm Following Fatal Shooting

Tuscumbia Man Indicted for Armed Bank Robbery, Attempted Armed Bank Robberies

April 24, 2012

Buchanan County Detective Honored for Service to Victims, Combating Child Exploitation

April 23, 2012

Golden Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Porn; Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

April 20, 2012

KC Man Pleads Guilty to $3.7 Million Wire Fraud Scheme

KC Tax Preparer Sentenced for False Returns

April 19, 2012

KC Men Plead Guilty to Armed Robberies; Three Men Face 32 Years in Prison

April 18, 2012

Osceola Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, ID Theft

Joplin Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Scheme; Targeted Tornado Victim

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced for Child Porn

Joplin Business Owner Sentenced for Failing to Pay $1.1 Million in Payroll Taxes to IRS

April 17, 2012

Iowa Man Indicted for Armed Bank Robbery

Springfield Man Charged with Armed Bank Robbery

Independence Man Sentenced to 20 years for Meth Conspiracy Resulting in Woman's Death

Kansas Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Distributing $1.3 Million Worth of Steroids

April 16, 2012

Former 'FBI Most Wanted' Sentenced for Illegal Firearm

Bethany Man Sentenced for Armed Robberies at Five Grocery Stores

April 13, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Producing Child Porn

Jury Convicts Webster Groves Attorney, Clergyman of $52 Million Ponzi Scheme

April 12, 2012

Ash Grove Woman Pleads Guilty to $480,000 Fraud Scheme

Osceola Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, ID Theft

April 11, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Illegal Firearm

KC Woman Pleads Guilty to $7.2 Million Securities Fraud Conspiracy;
Scheme Targeted Thousands of Investors Nationwide

April 10, 2012

Georgia Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud;
Nearly $100 Million Scheme is Largest False Claims Case Ever Prosecuted in MO

Joplin Man Sentenced for $175,000 EBay Fraud, Unlawful Possession of Firearm

Springfield Men Indicted in Wire Fraud Conspiracy

Independence Woman Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery

April 5, 2012

KC Man Convicted in Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

Raymore Man Pleads Guilty to $7.2 Million Securities Fraud Conspiracy;
Scheme Targeted Thousands of Investors Nationwide

April 4, 2012

Fulton Man Sentenced to Over 22 Years for Distributing Heroin
that Resulted in Death of Fulton Woman

Former Attorney Indicted for $650,000 Fraud Schemes

Columbia Man Sentenced for Robbing Banks, Pharmacy

KC Man Sentenced for Receiving Child Porn Over the Internet

April 3, 2012

Alba Man Indicted for Three Bank Robberies

Lexington Business Owner Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns

April 2, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm

Former Joplin Man Indicted for Internet Gambling

March 2012

March 30, 2012

Eagle Rock Postmaster Charged with Conspiring to Rob Convenience Store

Former KC Woman Sentenced in Multi-million Dollar Fraud;
Conspirators Used Stolen Identities, Credit Cards to Purchase Airline Tickets

Greene County Man Sentenced to More than 17 Years for Illegal Possession of Firearms, Counterfeiting

March 27, 2012

Companies Sentenced for CleanWater Violations at Indian Ridge Development

March 23, 2012

Independence Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

KC Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Multi-million Dollar Bank Fraud Conspiracy

March 21, 2012

Two Joplin Men Indicted for Internet Gambling

March 19, 2012

Four Illinois Men Sentenced in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud;
Conspirators Used Stolen Identities, Credit Cards to Purchase Airline Tickets

March 16, 2012

30 Defendants Indicted for $1 Million Meth Conspiracy in Northwest MO

10 Columbia Residents, One KC Man Charged in Cocaine Conspiracy

March 15, 2012

31 Indicted for $1 Million Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy

March 8, 2012

Grain Company Owner Sentenced for Mail Fraud; $3 Million Scheme Victimized 100 Farmers

Two Independence Men Plead Guilty for Their Roles in the Vandalism and Arson of a Bi-racial Man's Mobile Home

March 6, 2012

Columbia Man Sentenced for Coerced Sex Trafficking of a Child

March 5, 2012

Columbia Woman Sentenced for Coerced Sex Trafficking of a Child

February 2012

February 29, 2012

Synergy Services will lead coalition to assist victims of human trafficking

Neosho woman pleads guilty to forged checks; stole $168,000 from her employer

February 28, 2012

Fugitive from England Indicted for Illegal Firearms, Dcument Fraud, Identity Theft

Lebanon Trucking Company Owners Indicted for $850,000 Scheme to Defraud Tracker Marine

February 27, 2012

Greenwood Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn

Former Bank Employee Pleads Guilty to $540,000 Embezzlement, Tax Fraud

February 22, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Multi-million Dollar Drug-trafficking Conspiracy;
Mexican Drug Cartels Smuggled Hundreds of Kilograms of Cocaine to KC

Goodman Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn, Faces 14 Years in Prison

Former Hotel Employee Pleads Guilty to $170,000 Fraud Scheme

February 21, 2012

KC Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $750,000 from Homeowners Associations

KC Plumber Indicted for $82,000 HUD Fraud

Owner, Managers of Sedalia Firm Indicted for Defrauding Customers by Selling Immigration Forms Available for Free from the Government

February 17, 2012

Climax Springs Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Producing Child Porn,
Enticing a Minor for Sex

Republic Woman Sentenced for Stealing $717,000 from College of Nursing

February 16, 2012

Jury Convicts Springfield Man of Distributing Crack Cocaine

February 14, 2012

California Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Porn, Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of Grocery Store

February 13, 2012

Bail Bondsman Convicted of Producing Child Porn,
Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison

February 9, 2012

Three Women Plead Guilty to Computer Hacking Scheme

Three Plead Guilty to False Income Tax Claims

Nixa Optometrist Sentenced for Tax Evasion, $40 Million False Claim Against the IRS

Fugitive from England Arrested in Ozark, Charged with Illegal Firearms

February 7, 2012

Independence Couple Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

February 6, 2012

Family of Real Estate Agents Sentenced for $11 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

February 2, 2012

Missouri Woman Pleads Guilty for Role in the Vandalism and Arson of a Mobile Home

Danish Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography and Extorting a Minor

KC Man Sentenced for Attempted $100 Million Fraud Scheme

February 1, 2012

KC Developer Pleads Guilty to Improperly Handling Asbestos at Citadel Plaza

KCK Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

Former Lee's Summit Man Indicted for $3 Million Ponzi Scheme

January 2012

January 30, 2012

California Man Pleads Guilty to $8.5 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Raytown Man Sentenced for Child Porn

January 27, 2012

KC Man Charged with Illegally Possessing Assault Rifle

Five Joplin Residents Indicted in Heroin Conspiracy that Resulted in Death

High-Ranking Taiwan Representative will be Deported, Paid $80,000 to Victims, Must Pay Cost of Incarceration, Deportation

Nine KC-Area Residents Plead Guilty to Stealing Unemployment Benefits

January 26, 2012

Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Bank Robbery

January 24, 2012

More Charges Against Osceola Man, Woman for Bank Fraud, Mail Theft
Crime discovered by FollowignTrail of Blood from Car Accident

Homeless Man Indicted for Possessing Child Porn

Joplin Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Violations,
Ordered to Pay $6.2 Million Restitution

Father, Son Sentenced for Destroying Bald Eagle Nests in Ray County

Nebraska Man Pleads Guilty to Cattle Theft

January 23, 2012

Springfield Man Charged with Bank Robbery

January 19, 2012

Former Charity Director Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Identity Theft;
Stole at Least $100,000 from Local Charities, Lost Most of the Money at Casinos

Columbia Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison for Marijuana Conspiracy

Kansas Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Grow Marijuana;
Thousands of Plants Found in Buchanan, Clinton Counties

January 18, 2012

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Porn

January 13, 2012

Jury Convicts KC Man of Two Armed Bank Robberies, Faces at Least 32 Years in Federal Prison

Jury Convicts Nixa Man of $134,000 Counterfeit Check, Mail Theft, Identity Theft Conspiracy

January 11, 2012

Former Congressman Sentenced for Obstructing Justice,
Acting as Unregistered Foreign Agent;
IARA Officials Also Sentenced for Transferring More Than $1 Million to Iraq

St. Joseph, Carthage Residents Among 14 Indicted in $5 Million Conspiracy to Provide Thousands of Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens

January 5, 2012

Northland Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Porn, Faces 30 Years in Federal Prison

Lebanon Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking, Admits Torturing Woman Who Was Coerced As Sex Slave

Blue Springs Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm After Accidentally Shooting a Friend

January 4, 2012

KC Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm

KC Man Pleades Guilty to Shooting, Meth Conspiracy; Faces 12 Years in Federal Prison

California Man Sentenced for Distributing Cocaine;
$1.4 Million, 3 Kilos of Cocaine Seized from Vehicle

January 3, 2012

KC Tax Preparer Plead Guilty to False Tax Returns

Osceola Man Charged with Bank Fraud, Mail Theft;
Crime Discovered by Following Trail of Blood from Car Accident

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