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January 2012
January 6 LOCAL ATTORNEY PLEADS GUILTY TO SCHEMES TO DEFRAUD CLIENTS
January 5 FOUR INDIVIDUALS PLEAD GUILTY TO DRUG CHARGES
January 5 GANG MEMBER PLEADS GUILTY TO POSSESSION OF A FIREARM AFTER FELONY CONVICTION
January 5 TWO GANG MEMBERS PLEAD GUILTY TO CONSPIRING TO MANUFACTURE METHAMPHETAMINE
December 2011
December 20 ILLEGAL ALIEN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL RE-ENTRY
December 20 TWO PLEAD GUILTY TO TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS
December 19 TWO JACKSON LAWYERS SENTENCED FOR MONEY LAUNDERING CONSPIRACY AND FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
December 13 SIMON CITY ROYALS STREET GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 9 YEARS
December 13 TWO MIAMI MEN SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CREDIT CARDS
December 13 ILLEGAL ALIEN SENTENCED ON RE-ENTRY CHARGES
December 6 TEXAS WOMAN GUILTY OF TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS
November 2011
November 10 TAX PROTESTER SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL TAX EVASION AND OBSTRUCTION
November 9 TWO SENTENCED FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD
November 4 SIMON CITY ROYALS STREET GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO MORE THAN 15 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON
November 4 FOUR SENTENCED FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD
November 3 RIDGELAND BUSINESS OWNERS APPEAR IN COURT ON FEDERAL CHARGES INVOLVING ILLEGAL ALIENS
October 2011
October 28 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR
October 26 OKLAHOMA MAN SENTENCED ON FIREARMS CHARGES
October 26 WIGGINS MAN SENTENCED ON BANK ROBBERY CHARGES
October 26 BILOXI MAN SENTENCED ON FIREARMS CHARGES
October 18 LAUREL FATHER AND SON SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR BRIBERY
October 11 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN SENTENCED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT FROM AN INDIAN TRIBAL ORGANIZATION
October 11 FLOWOOD MAN SENTENCED TO 97 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON
FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
October 6 FORMER MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO $2.2 MILLION FRAUD SCHEME AND TAX EVASION
October 4 HANCOCK BANK AUDITOR PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
September 2011
September 29 HOLMES COUNTY SUPERVISOR PLEADS GUILTY TO BRIBERY
September 28 George County Man Sentenced on Arson Charges
September 19 TWO MEN CONVICTED OF POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CREDIT CARDS
September 16 TWO DRUG CONSPIRATORS SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT
September 14 JUSTICE DEPARTMENT AWARDS $642,780 TO ENHANCE, SUPPORT
TRIBAL JUSTICE AND SAFETY IN SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
September 9 PIKE COUNTY ONCOLOGIST, OFFICE MANAGER AND MEDICAL BILLER
INDICTED FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD
September 9 TWO MEN INDICTED FOR KIDNAPPING, CARJACKING, CONSPIRACY
August 2011
August 26 TAX PROTESTER CONVICTED OF FEDERAL TAX EVASION AND OBSTRUCTION
August 24 GULFPORT MAN SENTENCED ON BANK ROBBERY CHARGES
August 24 Two Mississippi Street Gang Members Sentenced on Gun Charges
August 22 CLINTON MAN SENTENCED FOR BANK FRAUD
August 18 FORMER UNITED STATES ATTORNEY DUNN LAMPTON DIES
August 17 17 ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES
August 12 DRUG RAIDS IN COVINGTON AND FORREST COUNTIES YIELD 4 ARRESTS AND $37K IN METH
August 5 HONDURAN CITIZEN SENTENCED FOR FILING FALSE PASSPORT APPLICATION
August 5 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON
July 2011
July 28 MADISON ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH BANKRUPTCY FRAUD AND BANK FRAUD
July 28 FIVE INDIVIDUALS INDICTED ON CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD THE GOVERNMENT
July 28 JACKSON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING A FALSE CLAIM FOR SNAP BENEFITS
July 21 MISSISSIPPI MAN INDICTED FOR MAIL FRAUD
AND ATTEMPTING TO PASS A FICTITIOUS PROMISSORY NOTE
July 21 MISSISSIPPI BAND OF CHOCTAW INDIANS STUDENTS PICKED TO ATTEND
NATIONAL INTERTRIBAL YOUTH SUMMIT
July 11 SIX DRUG CONSPIRATORS SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT
July 8 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MAKING FALSE CLAIM
FOR USDA SNAP BENEFITS
July 8 LAUREL FATHER AND SON PLEAD GUILTY TO BRIBERY
July 8 Man Pleads Guilty to Ammunition Possession Charges
July 8 FLORIDA MAN GUILTY OF KATRINA FRAUD
July 8 Mississippi Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges
July 7 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
June 2011
June 23 GREENE COUNTY SUPERVISOR SENTENCED TO 78 MONTHS IN PRISONON BRIBERY AND OTHER CHARGES RELATED TO KATRINA DEBRISREMOVAL CONTRACTS
June 9 MISSISSIPPI BROKER GETS OVER SIXTEEN YEARS IN PRISON
FOR MORTGAGE LOAN FRAUD SCHEME
June 8 Mississippi Man Sentenced for House Burglary
June 3 THREE LOCAL BUSINESSMEN PLEAD GUILTY TO
EMPLOYMENT-RELATED IMMIGRATION CONSPIRACY
May 2011
May 31 Mississippi Man pleads guilty to Assault with a Deadly Weapon
May 12 ILLEGAL ALIEN IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON
May 11 Mississippi Man Sentenced on Drug Charges
April 2011
April 28 Mississippi Woman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Bribery of a Public Official
April 18 TAX DEFIER INDICTED BY FEDERAL GRAND JURY
April 15 FEDERAL OFFICIALS CLOSE THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEATH OF
BILLEY JOE JOHNSON, JR.
April 13 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED FOR OIL SPILL FRAUD
April 11 MISSISSIPPI DOCTOR CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD
April 6 GREENE COUNTY SUPERVISOR CONVICTED OF BRIBERY AND
OTHER CHARGES RELATED TO KATRINA DEBRIS REMOVAL CONTRACTS
April 1 TEXAS WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS
March 2011
March 28 RANKIN COUNTY MAN SENTENCED IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME
March 11 THREE ILLEGAL ALIENS SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON
March 9 MIAMI MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR HIS ROLE
IN HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME
March 4 MADISON RESIDENT SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS AND ELEVEN MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD
February 2011
February 15 Jerry Rushing named Acting Chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi
February 4 Jackson Woman Pleads Guilty to Bribery of a Public Official
January 2011
January 27 Florida Man Sentenced to Seventy Months in Federal Prison for Home Repair Fraud
January 21 Mississippi Man pleads guilty to Mail Fraud
January 18 TWO MISSISSIPPI LAWYERS PLEAD GUILTY TO MONEY LAUNDERING
CONSPIRACY AND FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
January 12 Mississippi Man pleads guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
January 12 Mississippi Man pleads guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
January 12 Mississippi Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
January 12 John M. Dowdy, Jr. Appointed as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi
January 5 JACKSON TAX PREPARER SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN PRISON
FOR PREPARING FALSE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS
DECEMBER 2010
December 10 PEARL RIVER COUNTY TAX PREPARER SENTENCED TO 36 MONTHS PRISON FOR PREPARING FALSE TAX RETURNS
December 1 TWO TEXAS RESIDENTS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR STEALING MEDICARE FUNDS
NOVEMBER 2010
November 3 U.S. ATTORNEY TAKES HARD LINE AGAINST RAMPANT HEALTH CARE FRAUD
OCTOBER 2010
October 29 PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO VOTE AND PROSECUTING BALLOT FRAUD
October 21 FORMER BANKRUPTCY DEBTOR SENTENCED FOR WIRE FRAUD,
BANKRUPTCY FRAUD, AND PERJURY
October 15 “PILL MILL” DOCTORS LOSE MEDICAL LICENSES, OTHER PROPERTY
October 7 LONG BEACH MAN SENTENCED FOR THEFT OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY
October 7 FORMER LOAN OFFICER FOR HANCOCK BANK SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
October 7 GULFPORT MAN SENTENCED FOR FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM
SEPTEMBER 2010
September30 JACKSON TAX PREPARER FOUND GUILTY OF PREPARING
FALSE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS
September 7 MOSS POINT HUSBAND AND WIFE SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD
AUGUST 2010
August 27 Antonio Turner Convicted of Carjacking Jackson Police Officer Dwayne Collier
August 27 Eleven Individuals Arrested on Drug Charges
August 18 FORMER NASA CHIEF OF STAFF PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY INVOLVING $600,000.00 NASA CONTRACT WITH MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
August 17 Vicksburg Man Sentenced to 35 Years on Child Sexual Exploitation Charges
August 2 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RELEASES FIRST NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR
CHILD EXPLOITATION PREVENTION AND INTERDICTION
JULY 2010
July 29 FORMER COPIAH BANK EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
July 22 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRING WITH A POLICE OFFICER TO COMMIT IDENTITY THEFT AND FRAUD
July 15 LAMAR COUNTY MAN GETS 18 MONTHS FOR MAIL THEFT
July 15 Mississippi Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement from a Tribal Organization
July 15 LAUREL MAN GETS 10 YEARS FOR GUN THEFT
July 15 Mississippi Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement from a Tribal Organization
June 6 TWO TEXAS RESIDENTS CONVICTED OF STEALING MEDICARE FUNDS
JUNE 2010
June 23 EX-LUMBERTON POLICE CHIEF CONVICTION AFFIRMED ON APPEAL
June 17 FINANCIAL FRAUD ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE ANNOUNCES REGIONAL RESULTS OF “OPERATION STOLEN DREAMS” TARGETING MORTGAGE FRAUDSTERS
June 9 Vicksburg Man Pleads Guilty to Production and Possession of Child Pornography
June 4 California Woman Sentenced to Seven Years in Federal Prison for Identity Theft in Mississippi
June 3 New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud in Mississippi
June 2 DENTAL TECHNICIAN PLEADS GUILTY TO 8 COUNTS OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN INVOLVING THE INTERNET
MAY 2010
May 27 Ocean Springs Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
May 25 MOSS POINT COUPLE CONVICTED OF $18 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME
May 17 Clinton Man Sentenced to 25 Months in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography
May 13 FORMER BRANCH MANAGER FOR REGIONS BANK SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
May 12 Former Mortgage Loan Broker Sentenced in $1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
APRIL 2010
April 27 PEARL RIVER COUNTY WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PREPARING FALSE TAX RETURN
April 27 TEXAS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
April 26 FORMER COPIAH BANK EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
April 26 OCEAN SPRINGS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL BANK FRAUD
April 23 Mississippi Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement from a Tribal Organization
April 22 THREE INDIVIDUALS SENTENCED IN MORTGAGE FRAUD CONSPIRACY
April 8 PREVIOUS AGGRAVATED FELON ILLEGAL ALIEN SENTENCED
April 8 ATLANTA WOMAN SENTENCED TO 21 MONTHS FOR STEALING MONEY FROM FEMA
April 5 TEXAS WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
March 2010
March 26 Former FCC Yazoo City Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Workman’s Compensation Fraud
March 26 GAUTIER WOMAN SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
March 23 Three Found Guilty of Mortgage Loan Fraud Scheme
March 8 FORMER NASA OFFICIAL PLEADS GUILTY TO VIOLATING CONFLICT OF INTEREST LAW IN SCHEME TO ENRICH HIMSELF AND OTHERS
March 5 JACKSON WOMAN CHARGED WITH PREPARING FALSE FEDERAL TAX RETURNS
March 4 Pearl Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
March 3 PEARL RIVER COUNTY WOMAN CHARGED WITH PREPARING FALSE FEDERAL TAX RETURN
March 3 GULFPORT WOMAN ARRAIGNED ON KATRINA FRAUD
February 2010
February 26 LOUISVILLE MAN SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
February 24 Kiln Resident Sentenced for Child Pornography
February 19 PASCAGOULA WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD AND FALSELY
USING ANOTHER PERSON’S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
February 18 FORMER COPIAH BANK EMPLOYEE INDICTED ON FEDERAL BANK FRAUD CHARGE
February 1 FORMER LITTLE LEAGUE COACH GETS 15 YEARS
January 2010
January 29 THREE SENTENCED IN $14.5 MILLION MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME
January 26 FORMER BRANCH MANAGER OF TRUSTMARK NATIONAL BANK SENTENCED TO BANK FRAUD AND EMBEZZLEMENT
January 11 Former NASA Chief of Staff Charged in Scheme to Commit Conspiracy, Major Fraud and Obstruction in a $600,000 NASA Contract to Mississippi State University
January 7 LOUISIANA WOMAN ARRAIGNED ON KATRINA FRAUD
January 6 ATLANTA WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO STEALING MONEY FROM FEMA
December 2009
December 18 MADISON COUNTY HUSBAND AND WIFE SENTENCED IN MORTGAGE/BANKRUPTCY FRAUD SCHEME
December 9 HOWARD INDUSTRIES HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER PLEADS GUILTY TO EMPLOYMENT-RELATED IMMIGRATION CONSPIRACY
December 3 LOUISVILLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
November 2009
November 30 FORMER RANKIN COUNTY BUSINESSMAN SENTENCED FOR FAILING TO FILE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS AND CRIMINAL CONTEMPT
November 20 OWNER, MANAGERS AND CORPORATIONS AFFILIATED WITH LOCAL RESTAURANT SENTENCED ON FEDERAL CRIMINAL IMMIGRATION CHARGES
November 18 LEAKSVILLE INMATE ARRAIGNED ON KATRINA FRAUD
November 6 FORMER BANKRUPTCY DEBTOR SENTENCED FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE LAWSUIT ON BANKRUPTCY SCHEDULES
October 2009
October 27 Former State Director of USDA Rural Development Pleads Guilty
October 22 GREENE COUNTY SUPERVISORS CHARGED IN PUBLIC CORRUPTION CASES INVOLVING HURRICANE KATRINA FRAUD
October 22 Donald R. Burkhalter Appointed Interim United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi
October 15 U.S. ATTORNEY STAN HARRIS ANNOUNCES HIS IMPENDING MOBILIZATION
TO ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE AND DEPLOYMENT TO IRAQ
October 15 MORTON MAN SENTENCED FOR IDENTITY THEFT AND RELATED KATRINA FRAUD
October 14 BILOXI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA HOUSING ASSISTANCE FRAUD
October 9 BILOXI WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
September 2009
September 25 FORMER GULFPORT MAYOR PLEADS GUILTY AND IS SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
September 16 HOWARD INDUSTRIES HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER CHARGED IN NEW INDICTMENT WITH CONSPIRACY, AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT, AND EMPLOYEE VERIFICATION FRAUD
September 15 FORMER MADISON COUNTY HOME BUILDER CHARGED IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME
September 11 FORMER MADISON COUNTY REAL ESTATE INVESTOR CHARGED IN MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME
September 4 WEST POINT, MS WOMAN RECEIVES ONE YEAR IN PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
August 2009
August 28 PASCAGOULA MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA GRANT FRAUD
August 21 COUPLE PLEADS GUILTY TO MAIL FRAUD, BANKRUPTCY FRAUD AND FALSIFYING DOCUMENTS IN BANKRUPTCY CASES
August 21 RANKIN COUNTY BUSINESSMAN CONVICTED FOR FAILING TO FILE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS
August 4 DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO IDENTITY THEFT AND RELATED KATRINA FRAUD
August 4 TWO JACKSON WOMEN PLEAD GUILTY TO IDENTITY THEFT AND BANK FRAUD CHARGES
July 2009
July 30 KENNER, LOUISIANA COUPLE FOUND GUILTY OF KATRINA FRAUD
July 24 JAMES WYNN THREATT SENTENCED TO OVER 20 YEARS IMPRISONMENT IN FRAUD CASES
July 23 TEXAS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO AGGRAVATED IDENTITY THEFT
July 23 SECOND MEMBER OF IDENTITY THEFT RING PLEADS GUILTY
July 21 Two Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Murder-for-Hire
July 20 Former Real Estate Loan Closing Agents Are Charged With $9 Million Mortgage Loan Fraud
June 2009
June 23 DEFENDANTS IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI CHARGED IN MULTI
-POUND METHAMPHETAMINE CONSPIRACY
June 22 FORMER JACKSON POLICE OFFICER SENTENCED FOR BANK FRAUD AND PERJURY IN A BANKRUPTCY CASE
June 11 MORTGAGE FRAUD CONVICTIONS UPHELD ON APPEAL
June 9 BILOXI MAN SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
June 9 GULFPORT WOMAN, GUILTY OF KATRINA FRAUD, ORDERED TO REPAY OVER $20,000.00 TO FEMA AND RED CROSS
June 5 FORMER MORTGAGE BROKER PLEADS GUILTY IN $1.6 MILLION MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEME
June 5 BROOKHAVEN PSYCHOLOGIST, TWO ACCOMPLICES CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD
MAY 2009
May 15 BILOXI IMPORTER SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR CUSTOMS FRAUD
May 15 LUMBERTON POLICE CHIEF CONVICTED OF KATRINA FRAUD
May 8 FORMER STRIP CLUB OWNER RESENTENCED FOR FILING FALSE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURN
May 7 HOWARD INDUSTRIES HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY AND EMPLOYEE VERIFICATION FRAUD
APRIL 2009
April 20 MOTHER AND SON SENTENCED IN THEFT OF GOVERNMENT FUEL CARDS
April 17 FORMER BANKRUPTCY DEBTOR CONVICTED FOR FAILURE TO DISCLOSE LAWSUIT ON BANKRUPTCY SCHEDULES
April 17 CRAIG FORNETT SENTENCED FOR DEFRAUDING THE GOVERNMENT
REGARDING SECTION 8 HOUSING ASSISTANCE
April 14 FORMER OWNER OF METRO MITSUBISHI AND METRO HYUNDAI CHARGED WITH FRAUD
April 14 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
MARCH 2009
March 5 LEXINGTON PHYSICIAN SENTENCED FOR FILING FALSE FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS
March 3 OWNER AND MANAGERS OF STIX RESTAURANT APPEAR IN COURT ON FEDERAL CRIMINAL IMMIGRATION CHARGES
FEBRUARY 2009
February 25 DEFENDANT GUILTY OF ALIEN SMUGGLING
February 20 ARKANSAS WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
February 18 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
February 9 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
February 9 MISSISSIPPI MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
February 5 GULFPORT MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
February 5 MOTHER AND SON PLEAD GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO STEALING
GOVERNMENT FUNDS BY ILLEGALLY USING GOVERNMENT FUEL CARDS
February 4 FORMER HATTIESBURG MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
JANUARY 2009
January 30 TWO INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF HEALTH CARE FRAUD
January 29 UNITED STATES ATTORNEY DUNN LAMPTON ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
January 29 DEFENDANT GUILTY OF FORGING FALSE RESIDENT ALIEN CARDS
January 28 OCEAN SPRINGS WOMAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
January 28 FORMER PASS CHRISTIAN WOMAN SENTENCED TO PRISON
FOR KATRINA FRAUD
January 28 GULFPORT MAYOR AND WIFE ARRESTED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
January 16 WISCONSIN MAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING
TO ASSASSINATE PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA
January 9 MISSISSIPPI BUSINESSMAN SENTENCED FOR WILLFULLY FAILING TO FILE TAX RETURNS
January 9 COAST FISHERMAN SENTENCED FOR DISASTER FISHERIES PROGRAM FRAUD
January 7 PASS CHRISTIAN MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
DECEMBER 2008
December 16 FORMER DIRECTOR OF U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS’ INSTITUTE SENTENCED ON FEDERAL EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE
December 4 GAUTIER RESIDENTS PLEAD TO DISASTER FISHERIES PROGRAM FRAUD
December 3 NINE DEFENDANTS PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL IDENTITY
FRAUD CHARGES INVOLVING EMPLOYMENT AT HOWARD INDUSTRIES
NOVEMBER 2008
November 26 GULFPORT MAN ARRAIGNED ON KATRINA FRAUD CHARGES
November 26 LONG BEACH MAN ARRAIGNED ON KATRINA FRAUD CHARGES
November 24 LUMBERTON POLICE CHIEF ARRESTED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
Novmeber 19 PICAYUNE MAN GOES TO PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
November 19 Former Mortgage Loan Broker Pleads Guilty in $1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
November 10 GREEN COUNTY SUPERVISOR CHARGED WITH BRIBERY AND PERJURY
November 12 JACKSON ATTORNEY SENTENCED TO 32 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR BANKRUPTCY FRAUD, WIRE FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING
November 12 GEORGE COUNTY BUSINESSMAN CHARGED WITH BRIBERY AND CURRENCY
REPORTING VIOLATIONS
November 5 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
November 5 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN SENTENCED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
OCTOBER 2008
October 31 U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL RECOGNIZES TWO CASES FROM THE
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISIPPI IN NATIONAL AWARDS DAY CEREMONY
October 30 REPORTING ELECTION DAY VIOLATIONS ---- NOV 4
October 23 JURY RETURNS GUILTY VERDICT ON ELEVEN COUNTS OF KATRINA FRAUD
October 22 Ocean Springs Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Controlled Substances
October 17 LOCAL ATTORNEY AND LOCAL BUSINESSMAN PLEAD GUILTY IN UNRELATED FRAUDULENT BANK LOAN SCHEMES
October 17 LEXINGTON PHYSICIAN FOUND GUILTY OF FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS
October 8 BILOXI MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO LYING TO FEDERAL MARSHALS
October 7 FORMER DIRECTOR OF U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS’ INSTITUTE
PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGE
October 7 FORMER FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL OFFICER PLEADS GUILTYTO BRIBERY CHARGE
SEPTEMBER 2008
September 30 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED TO SIXTEEN MONTHS FOR KATRINA FRAUD
September 19 BAY ST. LOUIS WOMAN GETS PRISON TERM FOR KATRINA FRAUD
September 17

TWO JACKSON MEN ARRAIGNED IN FEDERAL COURT TODAY ON ROBBERY, CARJACKING AND FIREARMS CHARGES

September 10 MISSISSIPPI WOMAN SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
September 4 DISASTER FRAUD HOTLINE AVAILABLE
TO REPORT HURRICANE GUSTAV-RELATED FRAUD
AUGUST 2008
August 15 Former Mortgage Loan Broker Charged in $1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
August 5 FIVE INDIVIDUALS ARRESTED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
August 5 Former Mortgage Loan Broker Charged with Multiple Counts of Fraud,
Money Laundering and Obstruction of Justice
August 5 TWO MISSISSIPPIANS PLEAD GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
JULY 2008
July 29 FORMER DIRECTOR OF U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS’ INSTITUTE
INDICTED ON FEDERAL EMBEZZLEMENT CHARGES
July 11 JACKSON MAN SENTENCED FOR BANK ROBBERY
July 10 BILOXI MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
July 8 Aberdeen Woman Pleads Guilty to Katrina Fraud
July 7 BILOXI COUPLE CHARGED WITH CUSTOMS AND WIRE FRAUD CONSPIRACY
JUNE 2008
June 27 FORMER FINANCE COMPANY PRESIDENT SENTENCED IN BANK FRAUD SCHEME
June 26 TWO DEFENDANTS SENTENCED IN "OPERATION STONE DUCK" FOR METHAMPHETAMINE SALE AND ILLEGAL DEER HUNTING
June 24 COAST FISHERMAN PLEADS TO DISASTER FISHERIES PROGRAM FRAUD
June 16 JACKSON MAN SENTENCED FOR ESCAPE
June 16 GULFPORT MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
June 13 JONES COUNTY WOMAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR KATRINA FRAUD
June 11 FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM SENTENCED TO 9 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON
June 6 LOUISIANA RESIDENT SENTENCED FOR CLINTON BANK ROBBERY
June 4 ARREST MADE IN ILLEGAL KILLING OF A BLACK BEAR IN MISSISSIPPI
June 2 SOUTH CAROLINA MAN SENTENCED FOR TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS BY AIRPLANE
MAY 2008
May 27 Father and Daughter Charged With Mortgage Loan Fraud
May 27 GULFPORT WOMAN SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
May 21 4 ARRESTED IN INVESTIGATION
May 19 CALIFORNIA COUPLE PLEADS GUILTY TO KATRINA FRAUD
May 16 SIX DEFENDANTS IN CENTRAL, MS AND TWO DEFENDANTS IN LOS ANGELES, CA, CHARGED IN A MULTI KILOGRAM COCAINE DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY
May 9 THREE SENTENCED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT
May 9 MISSISSIPPI MAN SENTENCED FOR STEALING MAIL
May 7 FORMER FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL OFFICER INDICTED ON BRIBERY CHARGE
AND ATTEMPTING TO PROVIDE CONTRABAND IN FEDERAL PRISON
April 2008
April 24 FOURTEEN INMATES INDICTED FOR HURRICANE KATRINA FRAUD
April 22 JACKSON RESIDENT SENTENCED FOR TAX FRAUD
April 11 JACKSON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CLINTON BANK ROBBERY
April 9 FORMER JACKSON MORTGAGE BROKERS SENTENCED
IN SEPARATE MORTGAGE FRAUD SCHEMES
April 1 GULFPORT MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT RECEIPT
OF MILITARY DECORATIONS AND MEDALS
March 2008
March 27 JACKSON MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ESCAPE
March 25 TWO ARRESTED IN SEPARATE CASES ALLEGING FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT
RECEIPT OF MILITARY DECORATIONS AND MEDALS
March 17 INDIVIDUAL PLEADS GUILTY TO BANK ROBBERY
March 13 MOSS POINT MAN FOUND GUILTY OF KATRINA FRAUD
March 03 SOUTH CAROLINA MAN PLEADS GUILTY
TO TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ALIENS BY AIRPLANE
March 03 DOCTOR AND SON SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY TO EVADE FEDERAL INCOME TAXES; DOCTOR ALSO SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX EVASION
February 2008
Ferbruary 27 BUSINESSMAN ADMITS GUILT IN WILLFULLY FAILING TO FILE TAX RETURNS
February 26 FORMER FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL OFFICER SENTENCED ON BRIBERY CHARGE
February 21 OCEAN SPRINGS MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SBA AND KATRINA FRAUD
February 13 MOSS POINT WOMAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR MAIL FRAUD
February 13 BILOXI MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LURING CHILD
February 7 CRIMINAL COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST THE COUNTRY CLUB OF JACKSON FOR
IMMIGRATION AND SOCIAL SECURITY VIOLATIONS; UNITED STATES AND THE COUNTRY CLUB ENTER INTO DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENT

Criminal Complaint CCJ (Filed) 2/06/08

JOINT MOTION FOR APPROVAL OF DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENT AND EXCLUSION OF TIME UNDER THE SPEEDY TRIAL ACT

Deferred Prosecution Agreement (Filed)

Statement of Facts (Filed)

Exhibit B -- Letter to Aliens Giving Them 45 Days (Filed)
February 1 Alabama Woman Sentenced
February 1 JACKSON MAN SENTENCED FOR POSTAL CRIMES
February 1 STATE PRISONER SENTENCED FOR KATRINA FRAUD
January 2008
January 31 MADISON MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LURING CHILD
January 31 STATE LINE RESIDENT ADMITS TERRORISM HOAX