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December 2006

December 12, 2006

Six men in raleigh-based counterfeit identify theft ring sentenced

December 11, 2006

defendant who discharged firearm at entry team receives 228 months imprisonment

December 5, 2006

wake county man sentenced for bank robbery

November 2006

November 27, 2006

former robeson county deputy sheriff enters guilty plea

north carolina companies sentenced in federal mortgage fraud case

November 22, 2006

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that yesterday Senior United States Judge James C. Fox sentenced BEVERLY M. PARKER, 58, of 4520 Woods Road, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina to 51 months’ imprisonment, a $75,000 fine, and $400 in court costs.

international heritage, inc. founder/ceo sentenced

November 6, 2006

fema fraud related to hurricane katrina

raleigh jury convicts man who used “top secret” security clearance to commit identity theft

November 2, 2006

ELECTION DAY - NOVEMBER 7, 2006

CHILD PORNOGRAPHER SENTENCED TO NINE YEARS

more than 10,700 fugitive arrests by nationally coordinated u.s. marshals’ operation falcon III: 367 arrested in eastern north carolina

October 2006

October 12, 2006

two former robeson county deputy sheriff pleas guilty

former lottery commissioner found guilty on five counts of mail fraud

October 2, 2006

defendant pleads guilty to shooting of nc state highway patrol trooper

September 2006

September 28, 2006

twenty-eight illegal workers at fort bragg arrested in ongoing ice investigation

September 21, 2006

lillington man sentenced for trafficking in child pornography materials over the internet

armed career criminal sentenced to 15+ years

September 5, 2006

former robeson county deputy sheriff pleas guilty

August 2006

August 25, 2006

armed career criminal sentenced to 15+ years

August 24, 2006

100 kilos of cocaine seized in wake county

August 21, 2006

two robeson county men plead guilty in federal court

August 18, 2006

$151.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ANNOUNCED: 2004 NC State Auditor’s Report Leads to Federal Investigation/ Settlement among U.S. Government, State of North Carolina, and Several NC Hospitals

August 15, 2006

GREENVILLE JURY CONVICTS REAL ESTATE “CONSULTANT” OF FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES; RALEIGH BUILDER PREVIOUSLY PLED GUILTY IN CASE

August 2, 2006

RALEIGH - Acting United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that MICHAEL P. DECKER, SR., pled guilty in federal court in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday, August 1, 2006, pursuant to a plea agreement.

RALEIGH - Acting United States Attorney George E. B. Holding announced that CHARLES ROBERT BAREFOOT, JR., 45, of Benson, North Carolina, was indicted today by a federal grand jury.

July 2006

July 24, 2006

raleigh man sentenced to 48 years as a felon in possession of a firearm

July 13, 2006

north carolina man receives 30-year sentence for interstate transportation of 12-year-old with criminal sexual intent

June 2006

June 26, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that on June 22, 2006, a jury in Wilmington convicted BEVERLY M. PARKER, of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, of two counts of filing false tax returns and two counts of tax evasion in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Sections 7206(1) and 7201.

June 19, 2006

man sentenced for stealing from the disabled

June 15, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that JERRY GASKILL, 63, of Cedar Island, N.C., former Director of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division, was convicted today by a jury in United States District Court, in Raleigh, North Carolina with making a material false statement to a federal agency and aiding and abetting the same, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1001 and 2.

June 14, 2006

seven men in counterfeit immigration document ring plead guilty

June 9, 2006

three robeson county sheriff’s deputies indicted on racketeering charges

May 2006

May 31, 2006

husband and wife convicted of fraud on secondary mortgage market

May 18, 2006

man indicted for $228, 786 fraud related to scientific games international inc.

May 16, 2006

two fund managers convicted for $15,000,000 fraud related to mayflower venture capital fund iii

May 4, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that in federal court yesterday, Chief U.S. District Judge Louise W. Flanagan sentenced BRIAN CONNER, former president of CONVALESCENT TRANSPORTS, INC., to 12½ years’ imprisonment based upon his October 2005 conviction on 343 counts of health care fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, and two counts of obstruction of a health care investigation.

May 3, 2006

five individuals arrested for passport fraud

April 2006

April 26, 2006

raleigh man sentenced to 24 years in prison

April 6, 2006

man sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for threatening north carolina secretary of state

March 2006

March 23, 2006

leland man sentenced for tax evasion

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that three men have entered guilty pleas on federal conspiracy charges.

March 22, 2006

former state senator john h. carrington sentenced

March 16, 2006

seven men indicted for conspiracy involving production and sale of counterfeit immigration documents

March 14, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that in federal court on March 7, 2006, KATHRYN BUIE PATRICK, 47, of Riegelwood, North Carolina, pled guilty to one count of federal income tax evasion and one count of embezzlement of credit union funds.

March 10, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced today the filing with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina of the report of the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory reflecting the results of court-ordered DNA testing in United States v. Jeffrey R. MacDonald, Nos. 75-26-CR-3, 90-104-CIV-3F

north carolina man receives 35-year sentence in federal fraud case; five co-defendants also sentenced

March 8, 2006

GREENVILLE - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that ANDREW BROWN, 50, of Elizabeth City, N. C., was sentenced in federal court in Raleigh on Tuesday, March 7, 2006.

February 2006

February 16, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that a federal grand jury has returned a true bill of indictment against AVEDIS DJEREDJIAN, a.k.a. Mike, 37, of Glendale, California.

February 9, 2006

RALEIGH – On February 8, 2006, United States District Court Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced MARGARET YVONNE CRUDUP, 48, of Raleigh, North Carolina to a 15-month prison term for filing fraudulent tax returns.

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that a jury in Wilmington, N. C. has convicted CARLOS JAVIER MEDINA-CASTELLANOS, 30, of Elkridge, Maryland, MAHMOUD BASSAR, a.k.a. “Mack”, 27, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and JOSE FRANCISCO ORLANDO, a.k.a. Erick Galindo, a.k.a. Carlos Bindel, 19, also of Elkridge, Maryland on charges of interstate transportation of stolen property and conspiracy to commit interstate transport of stolen property.

January 2006

January 24, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that on January 18, 2006, a federal grand jury returned a true bill of indictment against LARRY DOUGLAS STACY, 57, of 924 Norris Road, Clayton, N. C.

RALEIGH – On January 18, 2006, United States District Court Judge Malcolm J. Howard sentenced RANDY CARL SWOPE, 48, of Rocky Point, North Carolina to a nine-year prison term for trafficking in child pornography.

January 18, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that JERRY GASKILL, 63, of Cedar Island, N. C. was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Raleigh, N. C.

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that in federal court yesterday TODD ALLEN ZORN, 36, of Sanford, North Carolina, pled guilty to two counts of making false statements to federal agents during the course of an investigation into suspected terrorist activity.

January 11, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that ARTHUR JAMES CHARLAND, JR., 42, of Fayetteville, N. C. was indicted today by a federal grand jury in Greenville, N. C.

January 9, 2006

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Frank D. Whitney announced that DANIEL LEIGH BAREFOOT, SHARON RENEE BAREFOOT, JONATHAN ASHLEY AVERY, JONATHAN MAYNARD, MARVIN GLEN GAUTIER, MICHAEL ANTHONY BREWER, and ROSSIE LYNWOOD STRICKLAND were indicted by a federal grand jury on December 21, 2005.

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