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News and Press Releases

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December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

October 20, 2014

Ossining, New York - Man was sentenced to 151 months for distributing cocaine.

Belchertown, Massachusetts - Man was sentenced to 41 months for distributing heroin.

October 17, 2014

Stafford, Virginia - Man was sentenced to serve 70 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release for illegally reentering the United States.

October 16, 2014

Gloversville, New York - Husband and wife each pled guilty to one count of social security fraud.

Albany, New York - Man was sentenced to 72 months in federal prison followed by a 10-year term ofsupervised release, following guilty plea to distribution of child pornography.

Binghamton, New York - Hospital has paid more than $3.37 Million to resolve self-disclosed billing improprieties.

October 15, 2014

Clifton Park, New York - Man sentenced to 120 months in federal prison followed by a 25-year term of supervised release.

New Haven, Connecticut - Man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison followed by 20 years of supervised release for failing to comply with the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (“SORNA”).

October 14, 2014

Chateauguay, New York - Man sentenced to 90 years for production of child pornography.

October 10, 2014

Massena, New York - Woman pled guilty to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft.

October 8, 2014

Hermon, New York – Federal grand jury in Syracuse has handed down a 21 count superseding indictment against defendants.

October 3, 2014

Little Falls, NY - Man was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day imprisonment, for his felony conviction for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns.

October 1, 2014

Albany, New York - Indictments Accuse Assemblyman of Stealing Campaign Funds and Fraudulently Collecting Travel Reimbursements.

September 2014

September 22, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK - United States Attorney Hartunian discusses Northern District of New York’s Aggressive Civil Frauds Program.

September 20, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Youth Courts meet at Syracuse University College of Law.

September 18, 2014

Hermon, NY - Man and woman indicted on federal child sexual exploitation and child pornography charges.

September 17, 2014

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK – Man indicted on production, distribution, possession of child pornography.

September 15, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Guilty pleas for violations of the Clean Water Act entered.

September 11, 2014

Albany, New York - Attorney General Holder recognizes local federal prosecutors.

September 8, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK - Forfeited Assets from 2009 drug case distributed to 33 law enforcement agencies.

September 5, 2014

Ventura, California - Man has plead guilty to federal fraud charges for his involvement in an $8 million investment scheme that lured investors with false promises relating to the development of an alternative energy technology.

Albany, New York - Press Conference to be held Monday, September 8, 2014 1:30 PM

September 4, 2014

Valatie, New York - Man was sentenced to serve 14 months in prison.

Plattsburgh, New York - Man was arrested and charged by complaint with production of child pornography.

September 3, 2014

Mechanicville, New York - Man indicted on two counts of production of child pornography.

August 2014

August 21, 2014

Syracuse, New York - Man was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

August 20, 2014

Corinth, New York - Man pled guilty today to one count of attempting to aid and abet the possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

August 14, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK - New York Heart Center to pay more than $1.33 million to settle allegations of False Claims Act and Stark Law violations.

August 12, 2014

Rochester, New York - Man, registered sex offender, was sentenced to 45 years of imprisonment.

August 4, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK – The City of New York has agreed to pay the United States $1.05 million to resolve Medicaid False Claims Act Case.

Athens, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of Social Security fraud and one count of theft of government property.

July 2014

July 24, 2014

Jamesville, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to the felony offense of conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

New Hartford, New York - Man indicted, charged with filing false tax returns with the InternalRevenue Service.

July 23, 2014

Albany, New York - Two people appeared to be arraigned on an 11-count indictment charging them with engaging in a fraudulent scheme to obtain Social Security Disability and New York State Workers’ Compensation benefits.

July 18, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – A federal jury in Utica, New York found Dilip D. Kachare, a Utica, New York physician, not guilty of three counts of health care fraud and sixteen counts of mail fraud following a four week trial.

July 11, 2014

Graham, North Carolina - Company has agreed to pay $825,000 in civil forfeiture over two years as part of a settlement in an investigation of its employment of illegal aliens.

Glens Falls, New York - Man was sentenced to 120 months of imprisonment for possessing and receiving child pornography.

July 10, 2014

Albany, New York - Man indicted on three counts of mail fraud in connection with an “advance-fee scam” that targeted elderly victims.

Watertown, New York - Hospital settles health care lawsuit.

July 8, 2014

Watertown, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to the felony offenses of being a convicted felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.

Rome, New York - Man was sentenced to 87 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for distributing synthetic drugs from his 12 head shops.

June 2014

June 10, 2014

Cicero, New York - Man charged with mailing fake anthrax/ricin letters.

June 9, 2014

Whitehall, New York - Man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for receiving child pornography.

Troy, New York - Man pled guilty today in Albany to one count of receipt of child pornography and three counts of possession of child pornography.

May 2014

May 29, 2014

Utica, New York - Man was sentenced on two counts of receiving and three counts of possessing child pornography.

May 28, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Company has paid the United States $500,000 to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act.

May 22, 2014

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of distribution of child pornography.

BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK - Man plead guilty to an offense charging him with Sex Trafficking Of A Child.

May 16, 2014

Albany, New York - Man found not guilty of honest-services mail fraud.

May 14, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Man will not face a Federal Death Penalty procescution.

May 6, 2014

Gansevoort, New York - Man was arrested and charged with unlawful distribution of oxycodone.

May 5, 2014

Clayton, New York - Man was sentenced to seven years in prison.

May 2, 2014

PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK – Man pled guilty to three counts of production of child pornography.

Greenwich, New York - Man pled to one count of receiving child pornography.

April 2014

April 30, 2014

Clifton Park, New York - Man convicted on the felony offenses of distribution of child pornography, receipt of child pornography, and possession of child pornography.

April 25, 2014

Syracuse, New York - V-NOT gang member sentenced.

April 23, 2014

Utica, New York - Man was sentenced to 63 months incarceration following his conviction of federalfelony drug charges.

April 21, 2014

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

April 15, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Woman pled guilty to the felony offense of Theft of Government Property.

Boca Raton, Florida - Man was sentenced in connection with his previous guilty plea to conspiracy tocommit money laundering.

April 14, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Man entered a guilty plea to a felony offense of corruptly obstructing and impeding the Internal Revenue Service.

April 10, 2014

PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK – Two men sentenced for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute marijuana.

April 9, 2014

Albany, New York - Man was arrested and charged with impersonating a Deputy United States Marshal.

Brooklyn, New York - Man pled guilty to conspiracy to commit access device fraud, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft.

Rochester, New York - Man was sentenced on his November, 2013 conviction for three counts of obstruction of justice and one count of making materially false statements.

April 3, 2014

Little Falls, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to the felony offense of aiding and assisting in thepreparation of false tax returns.

March 2014

March 28, 2014

Queens, NY - Man was sentenced to 69 months in federal prison on three counts of bribery of a public official.

Binghamton, New York - Man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and to be followed by 10 years of post-release supervision.

Utica, New York - Woman plead guilty to an offense charging her with Sex Trafficking Of A Child.

Schenectady, NY - Man was arraigned on a ten-count indictment charging him with wire fraud, misuse of a social security number, and possession with intent to use or transfer false identification documents.

March 26, 2014

BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK - 14 members and associates of the Bloods Street Gang known as the “MacBallers” were charged today by way of a felony criminal complaint in federal court.

ALBANY, NEW YORK - Richard S. Hartunian, United States Attorney for the Northern Districtof New York, makes statement regarding New York State Assembly Member William Scarborough.

March 25, 2014

Schenectady, New York - Woman was sentenced to 41 months imprisonment for mail fraud and filing a false return.

Quebec, Canada - Man was sentenced to thirty months in prison.

March 24, 2014

Lake City, South Carolina - Man was sentenced to a term of 72 months imprisonment.

March 19, 2014

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Man was sentenced on one count of receiving and five counts of possessing child pornography.

March 13, 2014

Utica, New York - Woman plead guilty to an offense charging her with Sex Trafficking Of A Child.

March 7, 2014

Endwell, New York - Man pled guilty to Interstate Stalking of a former witness against him in a previous federal prosecution.

March 5, 2014

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to two counts of distribution of child pornography, one count of receipt of child pornography, and three counts of possession of child pornography.

Los Angeles, California - Man has been convicted of federal fraud charges for his involvement in a $7 million investment scheme that lured investors with false promises relating to the development of an alternative energy technology.

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Corinth, New York - A Saratoga County Deputy Sheriff, was charged by criminal complaint with attempting to aid and abet the possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - A physician and employee of a former Utica and Fulton area medical practice indicted.

February 26, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK - Man, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced today to 37 months of imprisonment for illegally reentering the United States after removal.

February 24, 2014

Whitehall, New York - Man pled guilty to receipt of child pornography.

February 21, 2014

Endo Pharmaceuticals and Endo Health Solutions to pay $192.7 million to resolve criminal and civil liability relating to marketing of prescription drug Lidoderm for unapproved uses.

Troy, New York - Man was sentenced to 63 months in prison following guilty plea to illegally possessing a firearm.

February 14, 2014

Liverpool, New York - Woman was sentenced in connection with her guilty pleas to 11 Wire Fraud, Tax Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft charges.

February 12, 2014

Florence, New York - Two were found guilty of methamphetamine and pseudoephedrine charges.

February 7, 2014

ALBANY, NEW YORK - Massachusetts man arrested for on-line activity with Albany county child.

Ottawa, Canada - Man was sentenced to fourteen years in prison.

Schenectady, New York - Butler arson homicide charge dismissed without prejudice.

Geneva, New York - Man was found guilty of the felony offenses of Transportation of Child Pornography and Possession of Child Pornography.

Albany, New York - U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $29.3 Million In Civil & Criminal Actions and Forfeitures in FY 2013.

February 6, 2014

Glens Falls, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of receiving child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography.

February 4, 2014

Auburn, New York - Man was sentenced following his May 28, 2013 guilty plea to filing a false tax return.

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Malone, New York - Man was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana by a jury following a four-day jury trial in Syracuse, New York.

January 22, 2014

Troy, New York - Man was sentenced to ten (10) years of imprisonment for attempted online enticement of a minor.

ALBANY, NEW YORK - Capital district men appear in federal court on charges relating to the development of lethal radiation device.

January 17, 2014

Galway, New York - Man has been indicted on three federal felony counts related to his development of and plans to use a remotely-operated radiation-emitting device to kill human targets.

January 16, 2014

Whitesboro, New York - Man pled guilty to possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

Gansevoort, New York - Man was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment, 3 years supervised release, an order of restitution, and forfeiture of his home and vehicles.

January 8, 2014

Syracuse, New York - Upstate Laboratories, Inc. was sentenced following its guilty plea to committing mail fraud related to the falsification of over 3,300 laboratory results from 2008 through 2010.

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