News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

2011: Jan | Feb | Mar | April | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Archives: 2011 |

January 2011

January 10, 2011

BILOXI MAN SENTENCED ON DRUG AND FIREARM CHARGES

January 6, 2011

LOCAL ATTORNEY PLEADS GUILTY TO SCHEMES TO DEFRAUD CLIENTS

January 5, 2011

TWO GANG MEMBERS PLEAD GUILTY TO CONSPIRING TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE

GANG MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AFTER FELONY CONVICTION

FOUR INDIVIDUALS PLEAD GUILTY TO DRUG CHARGES

 

February 2011

February 15,2011

Jerry Rushing named Acting Chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi

February 4,2011

Jackson Woman Pleads Guilty to Bribery of a Public Official

 

March 2011

March 28,2011

RANKIN COUNTY MAN SENTENCED IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME

March 11,2011

THREE ILLEGAL ALIENS SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON

March 11,2011

MIAMI MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR HIS ROLE IN HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

March 4,2011

MADISON RESIDENT SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS AND ELEVEN MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD

 

April 2011

April 27,2011

Mississippi Woman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Bribery of a Public Official

April 18,2011

TAX DEFIER INDICTED BY FEDERAL GRAND JURY

April 15,2011

FEDERAL OFFICIALS CLOSE THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEATH OF
BILLEY JOE JOHNSON, JR.

April 13,2011

MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED FOR OIL SPILL FRAUD

April 11,2011

MISSISSIPPI DOCTOR CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD

April 6,2011

GREENE COUNTY SUPERVISOR CONVICTED OF BRIBERY AND OTHER CHARGES RELATED TO KATRINA DEBRIS REMOVAL CONTRACTS

April 1,2011

TEXAS WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS

 

May 2011

May 31,2011

Mississippi Man pleads guilty to Assault with a Deadly Weapon

May 12,2011

ILLEGAL ALIEN IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON

May 11,2011

Mississippi Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

 

June 2011

June 23,2011

GREENE COUNTY SUPERVISOR SENTENCED TO 78 MONTHS IN PRISONON BRIBERY AND OTHER CHARGES RELATED TO KATRINA DEBRISREMOVAL CONTRACTS

June 9,2011

MISSISSIPPI BROKER GETS OVER SIXTEEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR MORTGAGE LOAN FRAUD SCHEME

June 8,2011

Mississippi Man Sentenced for House Burglary

June 8,2011

THREE LOCAL BUSINESSMEN PLEAD GUILTY TO EMPLOYMENT-RELATED IMMIGRATION CONSPIRACY

 

July 2011

July 28,2011

FIVE INDIVIDUALS INDICTED ON CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE GOVERNMENT

JACKSON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING A FALSE CLAIM FOR SNAP BENEFITS

MADISON ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH BANKRUPTCY FRAUD AND BANK FRAUD

July 21,2011

MISSISSIPPI BAND OF CHOCTAW INDIANS STUDENTS PICKED TO ATTEND
NATIONAL INTERTRIBAL YOUTH SUMMIT

MISSISSIPPI MAN INDICTED FOR MAIL FRAUD AND ATTEMPTING TO PASS A FICTITIOUS PROMISSORY NOTE

July 11,2011

SIX DRUG CONSPIRATORS SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT

July 8,2011

LAUREL FATHER AND SON PLEAD GUILTY TO BRIBERY

Mississippi Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges

MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING FALSE CLAIM FOR USDA SNAP BENEFITS

Man Pleads Guilty to Ammunition Possession Charges

 

August 2011

August 30,2011

Gulfport Man Sentenced on Firearms Charges

August 26,2011

TAX PROTESTER CONVICTED OF FEDERAL TAX EVASION AND OBSTRUCTION

August 24,2011

GULFPORT MAN SENTENCED ON BANK ROBBERY CHARGES

Two Mississippi Street Gang Members Sentenced on Gun Charges

August 22,2011

CLINTON MAN SENTENCED FOR BANK FRAUD

August 18,2011

FORMER UNITED STATES ATTORNEY DUNN LAMPTON DIES

August 17,2011

17 ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

August 12,2011

DRUG RAIDS IN COVINGTON AND FORREST COUNTIES YIELD 4 ARRESTS AND $37K IN METH

August 5,2011

HONDURAN CITIZEN SENTENCED FOR FILING FALSE PASSPORT APPLICATION

 

September 2011

September 29,2011

HOLMES COUNTY SUPERVISOR PLEADS GUILTY TO BRIBERY

September 28,2011

George County Man Sentenced on Arson Charges

September 16,2011

TWO MEN CONVICTED OF POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CREDIT CARDS

TWO DRUG CONSPIRATORS SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT

September 14,2011

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AWARDS $642,780 TO ENHANCE, SUPPORT TRIBAL JUSTICE AND SAFETY IN SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI

September 9,2011

TWO MEN INDICTED FOR KIDNAPPING, CARJACKING, CONSPIRACY

PIKE COUNTY ONCOLOGIST, OFFICE MANAGER AND MEDICAL BILLER INDICTED FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD

 

October 2011

October 28,2011

MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR

October 26,2011

OKLAHOMA MAN SENTENCED ON FIREARMS CHARGES

WIGGINS MAN SENTENCED ON BANK ROBBERY CHARGES

BILOXI MAN SENTENCED ON FIREARMS CHARGES

October 18,2011

LAUREL FATHER AND SON SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR BRIBERY

October 16,2011

FLOWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO 97 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

October 6,2011

FORMER MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO $2.2 MILLION FRAUD SCHEME AND TAX EVASION

October 4,2011

HANCOCK BANK AUDITOR PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL BANK FRAUD

November 2011

November 10, 2011

TAX PROTESTER SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL TAX EVASION AND OBSTRUCTION

November 9, 2011

TWO SENTENCED FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD

November 4, 2011

TWELVE MISSISSIPPIANS CHARGED WITH STUDENT LOAN FRAUD

SIMON CITY ROYALS STREET GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 15 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON

FOUR SENTENCED FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD

November3, 2011

RIDGELAND BUSINESS OWNERS APPEAR IN COURT ON FEDERAL CHARGES INVOLVING ILLEGAL ALIENS

 

December 2011

December 20,2011

ILLEGAL ALIEN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY

TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS

December 19,2011

TWO JACKSON LAWYERS SENTENCED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING CONSPIRACY AND FEDERAL BANK FRAUD

December 14,2011

MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ASSAULT

December 13,2011

TWO MIAMI MEN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CREDIT CARDS

SIMON CITY ROYALS STREET GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 9 YEARS

ILLEGAL ALIEN SENTENCED ON RE-ENTRY CHARGES

December 5,2011

TEXAS WOMAN GUILTY OF TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS

 

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