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December 2007

December 28, 2007

Colombo Organized Crime Family Acting Boss Alphonse T. Persico and Administration Member John J. Deross Convicted of Murder in Aid of Racketeering and Witness Tampering

December 18, 2007

Newsday and Hoy Agree to Resolve Criminal Inquiry into Scheme to Defraud Newspaper Advertisers

December 18, 2007

Statement of United States Attorney Benton J. Campbell

December 13, 2007

Nine Defendants Charged with Crack Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy in Brooklyn

December 10, 2007

Previously Convicted Sex Offender Charged with Child Exploitation and Enticement Pursuant to Project Safe Childhood Initiative

December 5, 2007

Two Officers and a Registered Representative of a Retail Brokerage Firm Indicted for Securities Fraud

November 2007

November 28, 2007

Two Officials in Bridges Division of New York City Department of Transportation Charged in Bribery Scheme

November 16, 2007

Former Nassau County District Court Judge Sentenced to Thirty-three Month's Imprisonment

November 14, 2007

Brooklyn Leader of Latin Kings Street Gang Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Murder

November 1, 2007

Former Bureau of Prisons Captain Pleads Guilty to a Second Obstruction of Justice Offense

October 2007

October 25, 2007

Former Bureau of Prisons Captain Convicted of Excessive Force Conspiracy and Obstruction of Justice

October 25, 2007

David H. Brooks, Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer of Dhb Industries, Inc., and Sandra Hatfield, Former Chief Operating Officer, Indicted for Insider Trading, Fraud, Obstruction of Justice, and Tax Evasion

October 19, 2007

Three Executives, a Corporate Lawyer, and Two Investors Indicted for Securities Fraud and Related Charges

October 16, 2007

Eighteen Defendants, Including Ten JFK Airport Employees, Charged in International Drug Smuggling and Distribution Schemes

October 5, 2007

Benton J. Campbell to Be Named Interim U.s. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York

October 4, 2007

Former Metlife Broker Indicted for Defrauding September 11 Widow of Victim-compensation Fund Proceeds

October 2, 2007

Acting Attorney General Honors Employees and Others at the Department of Justice's Annual Awards Ceremony

October 2, 2007

Member of Ms-13, a Violent Long Island Street Gang, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Murder

September 2007

September 20, 2007

Five Defendants Indicted for Kickbacks and Fraud at the "Stock-loan" Desks of Wall Street Brokerage Firms

August 2007

August 28, 2007

United States Files Suit Against Long Island Housing Development Company and Architect for Violating Fair Housing Act Requirements

August 15, 2007

National Basketball Association Referee Pleads Guilty to Participating in an Illegal Sports Betting Scheme Involving Nba Games

August 13, 2007

Parkway Hospital Agrees to Settle Civil Fraud Allegations

August 10, 2007

Former Teacher and Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to Twenty Years' Imprisonment for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

August 1, 2007

Long Island Corporate Executive Pleads Guilty to Destroying a Competitor's Trade Secret Formula

July 2007

July 20, 2007

Four Defendants, Including Two Cpas and a Lawyer, Sentenced for Insider Trading in the Options of Their Client Companies and Employer

July 20, 2007

Leader of Norte Valle Colombian Drug Cartel Extradited to United States

July 19, 2007

Owners of Two Oil Transportation Companies in New York Indicted for Stealing and Reselling $75 Million of Stolen Heating Oil

July 19, 2007

Dominican Heroin and Cocaine Trafficker Extradited from the Dominican Republic Following Joint Investigation by United States, Germany, Canada, and Switzerland

July 13, 2007

Former Nassau County District Court Judge Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Conspiracy

July 13, 2007

Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Agrees to Pay $20 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Allegations in "Off-label" Marketing Investigation

July 9, 2007

Long Island Pharmaceutical Company Pays $800,000 Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Suspicious Orders of Controlled Substances to Internet Pharmacies

June 2007

June 28, 2007

Long Island Tavern Owner Indicted in Arson-for-hire Scheme

June 26, 2007

Twenty-nine Defendants in New York, New Jersey, and California Charged with Conspiracy to Smuggle over 950 Shipments of Merchandise into the United States

June 22, 2007

Two Long Island Physical Therapists and a Massage Therapist Indicted for Health Care Fraud

June 2, 2007

Four Individuals Charged in Plot to Bomb John F. Kennedy International Airport

May 2007

May 22, 2007

Fourteen Defendants on Long Island Charged with Crack Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

May 21, 2007

Justice Department Sues New York City for Discriminating Against Black and Hispanic Firefighter Applicants

May 14, 2007

Long Island Doctor and Two Others Indicted for Illegal Distribution of Oxycontin

April 2007

April 25, 2007

Leader of American Branch of Sri Lankan Terrorist Group Arrested and Charged with Providing Material Support to a Foreign Terrorist Organization

April 17, 2007

Seven Members and Associates of the Colombo and Luchese Organized Crime Families Plead Guilty to Racketeering and Extortion in Connection with Boiler Room Stock Fraud Schemes

April 13, 2007

Scott Halperin, Former Ceo of the Classica Group, Inc., Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Charges

April 12, 2007

Eleven Current and Former Federal Corrections Officers Indicted for Excessive Force and False Statements

April 11, 2007

Ten Defendants on Long Island Indicted on Crack Cocaine Distribution Charges

April 10, 2007

Attorney Charged with Mail and Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, and Obstruction of Justice in Scheme to Defraud Government Agencies

March 2007

March 30, 2007

Fifteen Defendants, Including Eight Former Employees of the City of New York, Plead Guilty in Scheme to Sell Medicaid Cards

March 29, 2007

Dan Rubin, Ceo of Rubin Investment Group, Inc. and 1-800-attorney, Inc., Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Charges

March 28, 2007

Eleven Members of Colombian Heroin Trafficking Organization Arrested Following Joint Investigation by U.s. and Colombia.

March 28, 2007

Six Subscribers to a Child Pornography Website Plead Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography Downloaded from the Internet

March 27, 2007

Long Island Man Charged with Interstate Transportation of Child Pornography

March 21, 2007

Long Island Teacher for the Gifted Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

March 21, 2007

Convicted Child Sex Offender Charged with Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in New York

March 09, 2007

Notorious Queens Gang Leader Kenneth "Supreme" Mcgriff Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Racketeering, Double Murder-for-hire Homicides, Narcotics Trafficking, and Laundering Drug Proceeds

March 09, 2007

Former Chief Executive Officer of Friedman's Inc. and Crescent Jewelers Indicted in Accounting Fraud Scheme

March 07, 2007

Long Island Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

March 06, 2007

Former Long Island Teacher and Elementary School Principal Arrested for Child Exploitation and Enticement

March 02, 2007

Mexican Citizen Charged with Forcing Young Mexican Women into Sexual Slavery in New York Extradited to U.S

February 2007

February 28, 2007

Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency Announce Settlement to Clean up Li Tungsten Superfund Site in Nassau County, New York

February 14, 2007

U.S. Army Translator Pleads Guilty to Unauthorized Possession of Classified Documents Concerning Iraqi Insurgency

February 8, 2007

Four Members of Insider Trading Ring, Including a Corporate Executive, Two Cpas, and a Lawyer, Plead Guilty to Securities Fraud Charges

February 7, 2007

Twenty-seven Individuals Charged in Continuing Probe of Drug Money Laundering in Money Remitter Industry

February 6, 2007

Bonanno Family Acting Underboss, Acting Consigliere and 17 Capos, Soldiers, and Associates Indicted for Racketeering, Racketeering Conspiracy, and Other Charges

January 2007

January 30, 2007

Eleven Members and Associates of the Gambino and Luchese Families, and Two Associates of the Sicilian Mafia, Charged with Racketeering, Bribery, Extortion, Money Laundering, Loansharking, and Bank Fraud

January 8, 2007

Shahawar Matin Siraj Sentenced to Thirty Years of Imprisonment for Conspiring to Place Explosives at the 34th Street Subway Station

January 4, 2007

Member of MS-13,violent Long Island Street Gang, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Murder

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