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News and Press Releases

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November 2014

November 14, 2014

Man Sentenced To 46 Months For Conspiracy To Traffic Counterfeit Goods
Nasrallah

November 14, 2014

Gastonia Man Sentenced To 7-Year Prison Term On Child Pornography Charges
Schaffer

November 13, 2014

Rutherford Co. Man Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud
Beaver

November 13, 2014

Two Charlotte Men Plead Guilty To Selling Misbranded Drugs
Marsala & Bumgarner

November 12, 2014

Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud Conspiracy
Burgin

October 2014

October 30, 2014

Man Sentenced To Prison For More Than 12 Years For Carjackings
McClary

Six Sentenced To Prison On Cocaine And Crack Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy Charges
Jackson et al.

October 30, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To More Than 16 Years In Prison For Operating A Ponzi Scheme That Defrauded Investors Of More Than $1.5 Million
Mescall

October 29, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To More Than 12 Years For Robbing Pharmacy
Smith

October 29, 2014

U.S. Department Of Justice Nationwide Election Day Program
2014 Elections

October 29, 2014

Last Of 28 "United Blood Nation" Gang Members Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison On Gun Charges
United Blood Nation

October 29, 2014

Tax Preparer Sentenced To 33 Months In Prison For Filing A False Tax Return And Lying On Loan Application
Shopshire

October 29, 2014

Federal Judge Sentences Charlotte Man To More Than 18 Years In Prison For Sex Trafficking Of A Minor
Gray-Sommerville

October 29, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For Cocaine And Heroin Trafficking And Related Charges
Molina-Sanchez

October 28, 2014

Former Schoolteacher & Ponzi Scheme Operator Sentenced To Four Years In Prison
Wright

October 28, 2014

Father & Son Operators Of A Third Party Payroll Company Indicted For Defrauding Client Companies Of More Than $11 Million
Staz

October 28, 2014

Woman Sentenced To More Than 7 Years In Prison For Wire Fraud Conspiracy Involving Stolen Identities And Consumer Credit Reports
Brown

October 28, 2014

Owner of Accounting Business Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud
Swanson

October 24, 2014

ZeekRewards President Indicted On Federal Charges For Operating $850 Million Internet Ponzi Scheme
Burks

October 23, 2014

Mecklenburg Co. Social Worker Pleads Guilty In Connection With Medicaid Fraud Scheme
Watkins

October 21, 2014

Pineville Woman Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Stealing Money From Former Employer
Elliott

October 17, 2014

Graham Co. Man Pleads Guilty To Lacey Act Violation And Is Sentenced To 20 Months In Prison For Petty Offenses Involving Illegal Hunting Activities
Crisp

October 14, 2014

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick D. Cannon Sentenced To 44 Months In Prison
Cannon

October 9, 2014

Cherokee, N.C. Woman Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Prison In Connection With Oxycodone Distribution Ring
Rattler

October 9, 2014

Franklin, N.C. Man Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison For Filing A False Tax Return
Birch

October 6, 2014

Iron Station, N.C. Man Sentenced In Connection With Home Burglaries
Smith

October 2, 2014

Jury Convicts Charlotte Man Of Federal Racketeering In Connection With Operation Wax House
Mehr

September 2014

September 24, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison For His Role In A Mortgage Fraud Scheme
Hitchcock

September 24, 2014

Federal Judge Sentences Columbia, S.C. Attorney For Making A False Statement To A Federal Agent
Chaplin

September 24, 2014

Two Men Sentenced To Prison On Child Pornography Charges
Beall & Miller

September 16, 2014

Anti-gang And Violent Crime Reduction Initiative Leads To More Than 135 Arrests
Southern Snare

September 10, 2014

Attorney General Recognizes District Employee
Ray

September 9, 2014

Poachers Convicted By Federal Jury
Parker et al.

September 9, 2014

Shelby Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Over $410,000 From Employer And Filing A False Tax Return
Gist-Savage

September 4, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison On Federal Gun Offense
Lockheart

September 4, 2014

Three Hedge Fund Manangers Sentenced In Connection With $40 Million "Black Diamond" Ponzi Scheme
Toft, Murphy & Sloat

September 3, 2014

Former Company Controller Sentenced To 33 Months In Prison For Stealing More Than $600,000 From His Employer
White

September 2, 2014

Mexican Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 21 Years In Prison
Hurley

August 2014

August 28, 2014

Ginseng Root Poacher Sentenced To Jail Time
Hurley

August 28, 2014

President Of Boggs Paving, Inc. Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Defraud The U.S. Government And Money Laundering Conspiracy In Connection With Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Fraud
Rich & Avritt

August 27, 2014

Two California Residents Sentenced To Prison For Computer Theft From Charlotte-Based Online Mortgage Broker
Rich & Avritt

August 21, 2014

Bank of America To Pay $16.65 Billion In Historic Justice Department Settlement For Financial Fraud Leading Up To And During The Financial Crisis
Bank of America Settlement

August 14, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison On Gun And Drug Charges
Massey

August 14, 2014

Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges
Bridges

August 13, 2014

Hickory Man Handed Down 30 Month Prison Sentence In Connection With Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage And Consumer Fraud Scheme
Bailey

August 13, 2014

>Lincoln Co. Man Sentenced To Prison On Federal Arson Charges
Kacho

August 11, 2014

North Carolina Man Convicted In Connection With Sex Trafficking Enterprise
Muslim

August 5, 2014

Two Men Sentenced To Prison For Producing And Selling False Identification Documents
Lopez-Cruz

August 4, 2014

Community Health Systems Inc. To Pay $98.15 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
Community Health Systems Inc.

July 2014

July 30, 2014

Drug Trafficker Sentenced To Prison On Money Laundering Conspiracy Charges
Ibarra-Quen et al.

July 30, 2014

Mexican National Trafficking Cocaine Worth Over $10 Million Is Sentenced To Life In Prison
Andaya et al.

July 30, 2014

Mortgage Fraud Conspirators Operating In The Charlotte Area Sentenced To Prison
Anderson

July 24, 2014

Ponzi Scheme Operator Pleads Guilty To Securities Fraud
McDougal

July 22, 2014

Former Chief Financial Officer For Boggs Paving Inc. Pleads Guilty In Connection With $87 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Government Funded Construction Projects
Hicks

July 18, 2014

Charlotte Jury Finds Former Chief Accounting Officer For Beazer Homes USA, Inc. Guilty Of Accounting Fraud And Obstruction Of Justice In Second Trial
Rand

July 1, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To 235 Months In Prison For Series Of Bank Robberies in Charlotte
Watson

June 2014

June 27, 2014

Jury Convicts Charlotte Man of Federal Racketeering And Related Charges
Jones

June 25, 2014

Huntersville Physician Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud And Tax Fraud And Agrees To Pay $6.2 Million To Settle Civil Fraud Claims
Le

June 23, 2014

Anderson, S.C. Attorney Sentenced To Five Months In Prison On Obstruction Charges
Anderson

June 19, 2014

Armed Career Criminal Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Federal Firearms Violation
Doe

June 18, 2014

California Drug Trafficker Sentenced To Life In Prison On Drug Conspiracy And Related Charges
Cooper

June 10, 2014

Columbia, S.C. Attorney Pleads Guilty To Making A False Statement To A Federal Agent
Chaplin

June 4, 2014

Armed Drug Trafficker And Alleged Gang Member Sentenced To More Than 14 Years In Prison
Baltazar

June 4, 2014

Drug Trafficker Sentenced 17.5 Years In Prison
Ocampo

June 4, 2014

Jackson Co. Woman Sentenced To 17.5 Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges
Moore

June 3, 2014

Former Charlotte Mayor Pleads Guilty To Public Corruption
Cannon

May 2014

May 27, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To More Than 39 Years In Prison For Armed Robbery And Attempted Armed Robbery Charges
Humphreys

May 22, 2014

Two Poachers Receive Jail Time For Illegally Harvesting 147 Ginseng Roots
Mizell & Whitson

May 21, 2014

Armored Car Service Employee Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison For Stealing More Than $143,000 From Bank Vault
Zorrilla

May 16, 2014

Statesville Jury Finds Armed Bank Robbers Guilty
Freeman & Wincy

May 12, 2014

The U.S. Attorney’s Office For The Western District Of North Carolina Honors And Remembers Fallen Law Enforcement Officers, In Observance Of 2014 "National Police Week"
2014 National Police Week

May 2, 2014

Burke Co. Man Sentenced To More Than Seven Years In Prison On Child Pornography Charges
Lane

April 2014

April 28, 2014

Mexican Drug Kingpin Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Black Tar Heroin
Castro-Rocha

April 25, 2014

Polk Co. Couple Sentenced For False Tax Refund Conspiracy
Dill & Knolwes

April 15, 2014

Spruce Pine Attorney Sentenced To 27 Months For Filing False Tax Returns
Carpenter

April 15, 2014

Former Chief Finance Officer Admits To Stealing Nearly $4 Million From His Employer And Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud
Mroz

April 11, 2014

Seven Charlotte Men Sentenced For Conspiracy To Traffic In Narcotics
Falls et al.

April 10, 2014

Federal Judge Hands Down Prison Sentences To Two Women For Using Stolen Identities To Claim Millions Of Dollars From Medicaid In Related Health Care Fraud Schemes
Brewton & Cannon

April 9, 2014

Prison Time And Stiff Penalties Await Tax Fraudsters, Prosecutors Warn
2013 Tax Prosecutions

April 3, 2014

Maryland Man Charged With Insider Trading Conspiracy
Wagner

April 3, 2014

Vehicle Emmissions Inspector Sentenced To Four Months In Prison For Emissions Fraud
Salmeron

April 2, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Discharging A Firearm
Hairston

April 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga. Man Sentenced To More Than 15 Years In Prison For Firearms Charges
Williams

March 2014

March 26, 2014

Charlotte Mayor Arrested On Federal Public Corruption Charges
Cannon

March 20, 2014

Former City Employee Sentenced To 12 Months In Prison For Embezzling Over $92,900 From The City Of Cherryville
Hoyle

March 20, 2014

Charlotte Businessman Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Worker Fraud Visa And Related Offenses
Raju

March 18, 2014

California Man Sentenced To 22.5 Years In Prison For Role As Marijuana Supplier To Drug Trafficking Network
Adams

March 14, 2014

Three Sentenced For Armed Bank Robbery
Moore et al.

March 11, 2014

Two Men Arrested In Buncombe Co. Face Drug Trafficking Charges Following 1,400 Lbs. Marijuana Seizure
Chavez & Ramirez-Sanchez

March 7, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Methamphetamine Trafficker
Saldana

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Cherryville's Former Finance Director Sentenced To Two Years For Embezzling More Than $435,000 From The Cityn
Alexander

February 26, 2014

Former Cherryville Law Enforcement Officers Involved In Stolen Goods And Cash Conspiracy Sentenced To Prison
Dellinger et al.

February 20, 2014

Maker Of Erectile Dysfunction Products Admits To Misbranding And Selling Drugs As "All-Natural" Herbal Supplements
Rezapour

February 6, 2014

Ginseng Root Poacher Sentenced To Jail Time
Nash

January 2014

January 24, 2014

Unsealed Federal Indictment Charges 27 Members Of Check Fraud Conspiracy
Harris et al.

January 23, 2014

Three Charged With Operating Online Counterfeit Credit Card Retailer Responsible For Estimated $34.5 In Fraud
Roberson et al.

January 23, 2014

Five Sentenced In Connection With Cigarette Smuggling Ring Operating In North And South Carolina
Qazah et al.

January 23, 2014

Gastonia Man Handed 6-Month Prison Sentence For Vehicle Emissions Fraud
Awan

January 22, 2014

Charlotte Man Sentenced To 60 Years In Prison For Marijuana Trafficking, Money Laundering And Gun Offenses
Coleman

January 15, 2014

Charlotte Woman Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Tax And Mortgage Fraud
Burns

January 13, 2014

Anderson, S.C. Attorney Pleads Guilty To Obstruction
Anderson

January 10, 2014

Federal Jury Returns Guilty Verdict For Cocaine Trafficker
Dieguez

January 10, 2014

Kings Mountain Man Charged With Armed Robbery Of Fast Food Chain Restaurant In Charlotte
Lewis

January 7, 2014

Former Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty To $3.4 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme
Robinson

January 3, 2014

Federal Judge Sentences Former Minister To 25 Years In Prison For Engaging In Illicit Sexual Contact In A Foreign Place
Bollinger

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