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December 2011

December 29, 2011

Endwell, New York - Man pled guilty to a one-count Information charging him with the felony of Willfully Aiding and Assisting in the Filing of a False Tax Return.

December 21, 2011

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York is conducting afederal investigation into allegations1 of sexual abuse concerning a former Syracuse Universitybasketball coach.

December 20, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Man was sentenced to 30 months for his plea of guilty to aiding and abetting the distribution of more than 28 grams of cocaine base, or “crack.”

December 19, 2011

Corinth, New York - Man was sentenced following his trial and conviction on one count of possession of firearms by a prohibited person.

December 16, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Man was sentenced to time served for attempted importation of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Syracuse, New York - 6 arrested in heroin conspiracy.

Albany, New York - Man was sentenced following his trial and conviction on one count of possessing stolen credit card numbers and one count of fraudulently possessing electronic images of United States currency.

December 15, 2011

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to one felony count of affecting Social Security Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

Frankfort, New York - Man arrested for massive marijuana grow operation.

Adams, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to a one-count Information charging him with Unlawful Employment of Illegal Aliens.

December 12, 2011

Chichester, New York - Man was sentenced on his guilty plea to one count of possessing child pornography.

Stone Ridge, New York - Man was sentenced following his trial and conviction on seven counts of mail fraud.

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to Count 1 of an Information charging him with receiving child pornography.

Syracuse, New York - Fourth guilty plea in Bricktown Gang RICO conspiracy.

December 9, 2011

Broadalbin, New York - Defendant Alleged to Have Possessed a Computer Containing Child Pornography.

December 8, 2011

Delmar, New York - Man was sentenced on his guilty plea to one count of possessing child pornography.

December 6, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Four arrested in in Quebec, Canada.

December 5, 2011

Clay, New York - Man sentenced to concurrent terms of imprisonment of 240 months imprisonment for receiving and 120 months for possessing child pornography.

December 1, 2011

Utica, New York - Man was sentenced to a term of incarceration of 2 years, 3 years supervised release, and a special assessment of $100.

November 2011

November 30, 2011

Syracuse, New York - 14th defendant charged in Bricktown Gang RICO conspiracy.

Syracuse, New York - Last 110 Gang RICO defendant sentenced to 14 years in prison.

Syracuse, New York - Third guilty plea in Bricktown Gang RICO conspiracy.

Troy, New York - Defendant Convicted of Four Counts of Producing Child Pornography.

Watertown, New York - Man indicted for possessing stolen firearm.

November 29, 2011

Quakertown, Pennsylvania - Man pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

Vero Beach, Florida - Former McGinn, Smith & Co., Inc. Senior Managing Director Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return.

November 22, 2011

Adams Center, New York - Man was sentenced following his earlier guilty plea in October 2010 to knowingly receiving and possessing child pornography via the Internet.

Oswego, New York - Man was sentenced to a total of 60 years in federal prison.

November 21, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Man pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute and Distribution of a Controlled Substance.

November 17, 2011

New Hartford, NY - Man sentenced to three years probation, a $5,000.00 fine, and 120 hours of community service.

Nedrow, New York - Wman sentenced to a term of 41 months imprisonment in connection withher guilty plea to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute marijuana.

November 16, 2011

Albany, New York - Retrial of Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno Authorized by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

November 15, 2011

Albany, New York - Nineteenth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 201 Additional Months Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

Oswego, New York - Oswego county man enters guilty plea to counterfeiting.

Altamont, New York - Final defendant sentenced in mortgage fraud case.

Massena, New York - Man was sentenced yesterday to 188 months imprisonment and a term of supervised release of life.

November 14, 2011

Binghamton, New York - Man was convicted of six counts of filing false claims for tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service.

November 10, 2011

Amherst, Massachusetts - Man was convicted of charges stemming from his attempt to bring an illegal alien to the United States.

November 9, 2011

Troy, New York - Jury found man guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 280 grams of crack cocaine.

November 8, 2011

Vestal, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of Delivering and Disclosing a False Federal Income Tax Return.

November 7, 2011

Watertown, New York - Man pled guilty to bank robbery.

November 4, 2011

Ogdensburg, New York - Man sentenced to 121 months imprisonment for several federal firearms related offenses.

Canastota, New York - Indictment against a Canastota man and his sister on drug and weapons offenses.

Plattsburgh, New York - Outstanding North Country participation in the third nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

November 3, 2011

Utica, New York - Man sentenced to 135 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervisedrelease.

Sherrill, New York - Man sentenced to serve a 41 month term of imprisonment and three years ofsupervised release.

November 1, 2011

Schenectady, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of failing to update his sex offender registration information.

Queensbury, New York - Man pled guilty to Interstate Transportation of a Minor with Intent to Engage in Criminal Sexual Activity.

Owego, New York - Man sentenced today 50 years in a federal prison.

October 2011

October 27, 2011

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

Wyantskill, New York - Man sentenced to two years probation, and ordered to perform 100 hours community service and pay restitution of $1,000.

Menands, New York - Man sentenced to 151 months incarceration, supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the total amount of $5,308,340.02.

Fleischmanns, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

October 23, 2011

Albany, New York - $2.16 Million in IFCO Forfeiture Distributed to New York State Police.

October 20, 2011

Manlius, N.Y. - Woman arraigned in connection with a sealed indictment charging her with one count of embezzlement from a program receiving federal funds.

October 19, 2011

Heuvelton, New York - Man charged with embezzling funds with a value in excess of $1000.00 that came into his possession as part of his employment at the Alexandria Bay, New York Port of Entry.

October 18, 2011

Plymouth, New York - Man plead guilty to defrauding the U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Department of Labor of $20,124.54 by making false statements and representations to obtain federal workers compensation benefits.

October 14, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Guilty pleas in human growth hormone distribution case.

October 13, 2011

Saranac, New York - Man was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment and a term of supervised release of life.

October 12, 2011

Albany, New York - Man was sentenced on his guilty plea to one count of possessing child pornography.

Troy, New York - Man sentenced to imprisonment for a total of one hundred and twenty-one (121) months, in connection with RYAN’s previous plea to one count of securities fraud,

October 11, 2011

Kingston, New York - Man was sentenced today on his guilty plea to one count of failing to update his New York State sex offender registration.

October 6, 2011

Fort Lee, New Jersey - Man sentenced to 240 months in federal prison was for conviction for the crime of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute cocaine and crack cocaine.

October 4, 2011

Albany, New York - Man was sentenced today to 15 months in prison for attempted extortion and the interstate transmission of extortionate threats.

October 3, 2011

Schenectady, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

Clifton Park, New York - Defendant Fined for Causing False Documents to be Submitted to Lender.

September 2011

September 26, 2011

Albany, New York - Defendant Who Received Dozens of Child Pornography Images Sentenced to 66 Months of Imprisonment.

September 23, 2011

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

September 22, 2011

Hudson, New York - Man sentenced to 96 months incarceration, and a Life term of supervised releasefollowing his release from incarceration.

September 21, 2011

Glens Falls, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of theft of mail matter by a postal employee.

September 20, 2011

Albany, New York - Defendant Fined for Filing Document in Violation of U.S. Bankruptcy Court Rules.

September 19, 2011

Rousses Point, New York - Man was sentenced to serve 33 months.

Colonie, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of possessing child pornography.

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

September 16, 2011

Law Enforcement Leaders from United States and Canada Conclude Successful Meeting in Lake Placid with Keynote Address by U.S. Attorney General Holder.

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

September 15, 2011

Houston, TX - IFCO senior managers plead guilty to unlawful employment of illegal aliens.

September 13, 2011

Albany, New York - Seventeenth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 54 Additional Months Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

Nedrow, New York - Woman was sentenced to a term of 37 months imprisonment for her plea of guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute between 60 and 80 kilograms ofmarijuana.

Nedrow, New York - Man was sentenced to a term of 37 months imprisonment for his plea of guilty toconspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute between 100 and 400 kilograms of marijuana.

Ormond Beach, Florida - Man pled guilty to two counts of mail fraud.

September 12, 2011

Lake Placid, New York - Attorney General Holder to deliver keynote address at Northern Border Summit.

Watertown, New York - Man pled guilty to Tax Evasion.

September 9, 2011

Queens, New York - Man was sentenced to imprisonment for a total of 69 month.

Marcellus, New York - Man pled guilty to wire fraud charges.

Oriskany, N.Y. - Man plead guilty to a violation of the Clean Air Act.

September 8, 2011

Utica, New York - Man was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, following his guilty pleas to six counts of money laundering.

Albany, New York - Repeat Offender Receives 51 Months Incarceration for Illegal Entry.

Oswego, New York - Guilty plea by man, to a one count Information charging him a felony violation of the Atomic Energy Act, 42 United States Code § 2273(a).

September 7, 2011

Troy, New York - Former Rensselaer County Corrections Officer Sentenced Following Felony Convictions.

August 2011

August 29, 2011

Albany, New York - Defendant who possessed dozens of Child Pornography Images sentenced to 30 months of imprisonment.

August 25, 2011

Albany, New York - Defendant Who Packaged and Loaded Marijuana in Cross-Country Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy Sentenced to Time Served.

Syracuse, New York - Man sentenced to serve 20 years in federal prison.

Massena, New York - Man indicted charging him with theft of government monies.

August 24, 2011

Albany, New York - Sixteenth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 44 Additional Months Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

August 23, 2011

Albany, New York - Fifteenth OGK Defendant sentenced, Receiving 56 additional months ncarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

Plattsburgh, New York - Woman was convicted of Possession with Attempt to Distribute a controlled substance.

August 19, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Man pled guilty to being a convicted felon who possessed a handgun and ammunition.

August 18, 2011

Schenectady, New York - Man sentenced to 240 months in federal prison.

August 17, 2011

Apalachin, New York - Man was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on Child Pornography offenses.

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and mail fraud.

Skaneateles, New York - Skaneateles resident pleads guilty to tax fraud charges.

August 16, 2011

Syracuse, New York - 20 charged with conspiracy to distribute synthetic drug “Molly”.

August 15, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Man pled guilty to a two-count indictment in connection with a shooting he committed on the Onondaga Indian Reservation.

August 10, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Man sentenced following his earlier guilty plea to Illegal Re-entry by aPreviously Deported or Removed Alien.

Highland, New York - Man Convicted of Fraudulent Lien and Judgment Scheme Sentenced toSix Months Imprisonment.

August 9, 2011

Albany, New York - Fourteenth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 96 Additional Months Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

August 8, 2011

Troy, New York - Man indicted for transporting a minor in interstate commerce with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.

August 4, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Man was sentenced on his guilty plea to one count of failing to update his New York State sex offender registration information.

August 3, 2011

Utica, New York - Man sentenced for using a government computer at the Utica, N.Y. post office,to search for, receive, and view child pornography.

Liverpool, New York - Man sentenced on tax charges.

Ravenel, South Carolina - Man entered a plea of guilty to a federal kidnapping charge relating to his criminal activities that led to the discovery, in December, 2009, of a woman whom he left injured and bound in a Weedsport, New York hotel room.

August 2, 2011

Broadalbin, New York - Defendant Who Received and Possessed Dozens of Child Pornography Videos Sentenced to 97 Months of Imprisonment.

Skaneateles. New York - Man sentenced to five years imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, in connection with his operation of two marijuana grow houses.

August 1, 2011

Utica, New York - Former real estate attorney for Dick’s Sporting Goods convicted in jury trial.

July 2011

July 28, 2011

Albany, New York - Thirteenth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 73 Additional Months Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

Chichester, New York - Defendant who possessed child pornography pleads guilty.

Troy, New York - Defendant Pleads Guilty to Receiving and Possessing Numerous Videos of Child Pornography.

July 27, 2011

Endicott, New York - Man plead guilty to one count of Using, Carrying, and Discharging a Firearm During a Drug Trafficking Crime and one count of engaging in a Drug Trafficking Conspiracy.

July 26, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Second guilty plea in Bricktown Gang RICO conspiracy.

July 25, 2011

Albany, New York - Twelfth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 57 Additional Months Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case

July 22, 2011

Skaneateles, New York - Skaneateles resident pleads guilty to money laundering and tax fraud charges.

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe students picked to attend National Intertribal Youth Summit.

July 21, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Major Syracuse Drug Dealer Sentenced to Ten Years Imprisonment.

Troy, New York - Troy resident indicted on child pornography charges.

July 20, 2011

Albany, New York - Eleventh OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 88 Additional Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

July 15, 2011

Rome, New York - Man sentenced in pursuant to his earlier plea of guilty to child exploitation offenses.

July 14, 2011

Auburn, New York - Man entered a plea of not guilty to a five count indictment charging him with sending anthrax hoax letters to United States District Court Clerk’s offices.

July 13, 2011

Brewster, NY - Man arrested for illegal activities related to the removal of asbestos and for making false statements to Special Agents of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Syracuse, New York - First guilty plea in Bricktown Gang RICO conspiracy.

July 12, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Three Philadelphia Area Men Sentenced for Hobbs Act Robbery and Murder of a Police Officer.

Fairview, New Jersey - Man was sentenced for his conviction for bringing an illegal alien to the United States.

July 8, 2011

Oswego, New York - Man was arrested on a federal child exploitation charge.

Brasher Falls, New York - Man was sentenced pursuant to his earlier pleas of guilty to child exploitation offenses.

Hogansburg, New York - Woman pled guilty to conspiracy to structure currency transactions.

Utica, New York - Defendants sentenced in major cocaine trafficking organization.

July 7, 2011

Albany, New York - Tenth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receiving 82 Additional Incarceration in FederalRacketeering Case.

July 6, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Drug Dealer Sentenced to Ten Years Imprisonment.

Albany, New York - Eighth and Ninth OGK Defendants Sentenced, Receiving 77 and 78 Months AdditionalIncarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

Boston, Massachusetts - Man sentenced following plea of guilty to being a Prohibited Person (Unlawful User of Marijuana) in Possession of a Firearm.

July 1, 2011

Hogansburg, New York - Two arrested, indictment unsealed charging conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Troy, New York - Man sentenced for illegally reentering the United States after removal.

June 29, 2011

Waterford, New York - Man Accessed State Computer to Obtain Personal Information from Social Security Forms.

Wells, New York - Felon-in-Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition Convicted After Trial.

Syracuse, New Tork - Man has pled guilty to making interstate threatening communications.

June 28, 2011

Troy, New York - Man pled guilty to embezzlement by an agent of a federally insured bank.

June 23, 2011

Hogansburg, New York - Man sentenced after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition.

Massena, New York - Man convicted of Attempted Sexual Enticement of a Minor.

June 21, 2011

Albany, New York - Seventh OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receives 85 Months Additional Incarcerationin Federal Racketeering Case.

June 20, 2011

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

June 16, 2011

Albany, New York - Summit Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic.

South Glens Falls, New York - Repeat Offender Receives 18 Months Incarceration for Latest Illegal Entry.

Albany, New York - Sixth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receives 23 Months Additional Incarcerationin Federal Racketeering Case.

North Hudson, New York - Convicted Felon-in-Possession of Ammunition Receives 36 Months Incarceration.

June 15, 2011

Press conference - New York State Summit on Prescription Drug Abuse.

June 13, 2011

Moira, New York - Man sentenced on his guilty plea to one count of failing to update his New York State sex offender registration information.

June 10, 2011

Laval, Quebec - Man was found guilty of attempted importation of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

June 7, 2011

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - father and Son pled guilty to making false statements to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Thousand Islands Bridge on March 4, 2010.

June 6, 2011

Gilboa, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of possession of firearms by a prohibited person (convicted felon).

Albany, New York - Fifth OGK Defendant Sentenced, Receives 96 Months Additional Incarcerationin Federal Racketeering Case.

Wilton, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute, and to distribute, 100 or more kilograms of marijuana.

June 3, 2011

Kingston, New York - Man pled guilty to failing to update his sex offender registration information.

60 Million Pounds of Asbestos Contaminated Material Dumped at Frankfort, N.Y. Farm

June 2, 2011

Troy, New York - Man pled guilty today to the felony offense of reentry by a previously removed alien.

June 1, 2011

Fort Covington, New York - Man sentenced for conspiracy to possess and possess with intent to distribute marijuana.

Corinth, N.Y. - Man found guilty of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

May 2011

May 27, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Last remaining 110 Gang Member pleads guilty to Racketeering.

Plattsburgh, New York - Second nationwide prescription drug take-back day a success in the north country.

Fort Covington, New York - Defendant who transported and distributed over a dozen Child Pornography Videos sentenced to 121 months of imprisonment.

Chilean national sentenced for an immigration offense.

Manassas, Virginia - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

May 26, 2011

Schenectady, New York - Indictments unsealed charging Four Block gang members and others with racketeering and narcotics conspiracies.

May 24, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Woman arrested for Making a Materially False, Fictitious, and FraudulentStatement.

Sherrill, New York - Man pled guilty to assaulting a U.S. Postal letter carrier in the City of Oneida.

May 23, 2011

Hogansburg, New York - Man pled guilty in connection with the attempted robbery and killing of Daniel Simonds in St. Lawrence County on May 13, 2008.

May 20, 2011

Fulton, New York - A federal criminal complaint unsealed today charges man with knowingly transporting, receiving, and possessing child pornography via the Internet.

Auburn, New York - Man was sentenced pursuant to his earlier convictions for child pornography offenses.

May 19, 2011

Utica, New York - Man was sentenced pursuant to his earlier plea of guilty to all counts of a six-count Indictment charging him with child exploitation offenses.

Delmar, New York - Defendant Pleads Guilty to Possessing over Six Hundred Images of Child Pornography.

May 17, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Man sentenced to 37 months for his plea of guilty to possession of a firearmwhile a felon.

Sherburne, New York - Conspirator in fraudulent lien and judgment scheme sentenced to 21 monthsimprisonment.

May 13, 2011

Albany, New York - Fourth OGK defendant sentenced to 51 months additional incarcerationin Federal Racketeering Case.

Schenectady, New York - Man sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.

Schenectady, New York - Man pled guilty to the crime of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute more than 5 kilograms of Cocaine and more than 50 grams of Crack Cocaine.

May 12, 2011

Albany, New York - Third OGK defendant sentenced to 59 months additional Incarceration in Federal Racketeering Case.

West Shokan, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of mail fraud for submitting a false claim that he lost rental income on his Florida properties due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

Liverpool, New York - Man pled guilty to fraudulent use of a social security number and fraudulent use of a passport procured by fraud in violation of federal law.

May 11, 2011

Saranac Lake, New York - Man pled guilty to Count 1 of a two count indictment charging him with Production of Child Pornography

Troy, New York - Man sentenced on his guilty plea to count two of an Indictment charging him with the possession of child pornography.

May 6, 2011

Albany, New York - Man sentenced to 111 months incarceration following plea of guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge.

May 5, 2011

Saratoga Springs, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

Northern District of New York - Northern border counternarcotics strategy meeting with ONDCP.

May 4, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Member of Syracuse Drug Ring Sentenced to 10 Years Imprisonment.

May 3, 2011

Syracuse, New York - 16 arrested in marijuana conspiracy.

April 2011

April 29, 2011

Kingston, New York - Man sentenced to 30 months of imprisonment and supervised release for a term of five years.

April 28, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Eleventh 110 Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Racketeering.

Marcellus, New York - Indictment of a Marcellus man on wire fraud charges.

April 27, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Media Advisory.

Syracuse, New York - Bricktown Gang members charged in RICO conspiracy.

Syracuse, New York - PRESS ADVISORY

April 21, 2011

Binghamton, New York - Man was arraigned on an indictment which charges six counts of filing'false claims for tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service.

April 20, 2011

Albany, New York - Man charged with distributing child pornography.

Loudonville, New York - Man pled guilty to theft and embezzlement from an employee benefit plan.

Syracuse, New York - Man pled guilty to using a facility of interstate commerce to persuade, induce, entice, and coerce and attempt to persuade, induce, entice and coerce minors to engage in unlawful sexual activity.

April 18, 2011

Sherrill, New York - Man was sentenced for purchasing at retail more than 9 grams of ephedrine base.

Brookline, Massachusetts - Man convicted of one count of Attempted Extortionand five counts of Interstate Transmission of an Extortionate Threat.

April 15, 2011

Queensbury, New York - Criminal Complaint charging man with possessing child pornography.

Rensselaer, New York - Man charged with possessing child pornography.

April 14, 2011

Adirondack, New York - Man was sentenced to 121 months of imprisonment and supervised release for a term of 50 years on his guilty plea to receipt of child pornography.

Lake City, South Carolina - Superseding Indictment against a South Carolina man on interstate travel in aid of racketeering and wire-fraud conspiracy charges.

Syracuse, New York - Defendants plead to illegal alien harboring and tax evasion.

April 13, 2011

North Syracuse, New York - Man entered two felony pleas for downloading and receiving images and videos of child pornography.

Syracuse, New York - Two charged with credit card fraud.

North Bay, New York - Man has entered a plea of guilty to lying to federal agents.

Kingston, New York - Man was sentenced to imprisonment for a term of twenty four months, followed by three years of supervised release.

Valatie, New York - Man was sentenced on his guilty plea to count one of an Information charging him with the possession of child pornography.

April 12, 2011

Central Square, New York - Man was sentenced pursuant to his previous pleas of guilty to sevencounts of transmitting threats in interstate commerce, and to possessing firearms as a convictedfelon.

Syracuse, New York - Man was sentenced pursuant to his previous plea of guilty to a violation of the federal Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

Ballston Spa, New York - Man was sentenced on his guilty plea to count one of an Indictment charging him with the possession of child pornography.

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

April 11, 2011

Syracuse, New York - New Jersey Solid Waste Management Facility Pleads Guilty To Illegal Dumping In Upstate, New York.

Syracuse, New York - Woman sentenced today to time served (347 days) for her plea of guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and distribute more than 500 grams of a mixture or substance containing cocaine in July 2007.

April 8, 2011

Syracuse, New York - 110 Gang Member Sentenced To 72 Months In Prison.

Snye, Quebec, Canada - Man pled guilty to two separate charges in connection with the attempted robbery and killing of Daniel Simonds in St. Lawrence County on May 13, 2008.

April 7, 2011

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York Joins in “Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past” for Victims of Crime.

April 6, 2011

Sherrill, New York - Indictment issued for assaulting a federal officer.

April 5, 2011

Hogansburg, New York - Man plead guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

April 4, 2011

Van Buren, Syracuse, New York - Man charged in a criminal complaint with the federal crimes of receiving and possessing child pornography obtained by him over the Internet.

March 2011

March 30, 2011

Adams, New York - Jefferson county dairy farmer charged with harboring illegal aliens.

March 29, 2011

Massena, New York - Man pled guilty to selling a semi-automatic rifle without recording the true identity of the purchaser.

March 28, 2011

Hudson Falls, New York - Man sentenced on his guilty plea of possession of child pornography.

March 25, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Former Veterans Affairs Fiduciary Sentenced For Stealing over $57,000 in Veterans Benefits Designated for Two Syracuse-area Disabled Veterans.

March 24, 2011

Ancram, New York - Grand jury returned a twenty-four count indictment.

March 22, 2011

Albany, New York - Man sentenced to 61 months incarceration following plea of guilty to a federal narcotics conspiracy conviction relating to the criminal activities of the OGK gang, which operated within the City of Albany.

March 18, 2011

Glens Falls, New York - Man sentenced to six months of home detention, five years of probation, twohundred hours of community service, and a fine of $5000.00. He was also ordered to payrestitution in the amount of $23,450.29.

Plattsburgh, New York - Man pled guilty to a one count Indictment charging him with failing to update his New York State sex offender registration information.

March 17, 2011

Liverpool, New York - Man plead guilty to tax related charges.

March 16, 2011

New York, New York - Woman sentenced to 24 months in federal prison, to be followedby supervised release for two years.

March 10, 2011

Troy, New York - Man convicted of violating the civil rights of an inmate.

Edmeston, New York - Man charged with Receipt, Distribution, and Possession of Child Pornography.

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

South Glens Falls, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

March 9, 2011

Prospect, New York - Grand jury returned an indictment charging woman with defrauding the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Owego, New York - Man plead guilty to the 9 felony offenses.

March 4, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Man sentenced to 37 months imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release.

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to Count 1 of an Indictment charging him with the possession of child pornography.

Binghamton, New York - Former Johnson City Police Officer sentenced to forty-eight months in prison.

March 3, 2011

Syracuse, New York -Defendant Renounces 110 Gang Membership after Being Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison.

March 1, 2011

Syracuse, New York - 110 Gang Member Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison.

Syracuse, New York - Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed the racketeering convictions of five members of the former Syracuse street gang, Elk Block.

February 2011

February 25, 2011

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty with the receipt of child pornography.

Baldwinsville, New York - Sentencing of a Syracuse area attorney.

February 23, 2011

Hudson, New York - Man sentenced to four years probation, also ordered to pay full restitution.

February 22, 2011

Troy, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of securities fraud.

February 18, 2011

Schenectady, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

February 17, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Former Bristol-Myers Employee Sentenced.

Plattsburgh, New York - Man sentenced in a significant drug prosecution.

Oswego, NY - Four Indicted for Counterfeiting in Oswego County.

February 15, 2011

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bank fraud, and one count of bank fraud,

February 14, 2011

Moira, New York - Man pled guilty to failing to update his New York State sex offender registration information.

February 11, 2011

Hogansburg, New York - Man arraigned and ordered detained without bail.

February 10, 2011

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to Count 1 of an Indictment charging him with the possession of child pornography.

February 9, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Member of Syracuse Drug Ring Pleads Guilty.

February 8, 2011

Plattsburgh, New York - Man sentenced in a significant drug prosecution.

New York, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

February 7, 2011

Utica, New York - Man entered two felony pleas, admitted to using a government computer at the Utica, N.Y. post office, to search for, receive, and view child pornography

Waterford, New York - Father and Son Sentenced for Child Pornography Offenses.

Syracuse, New York - Two Members of Syracuse Drug Ring Plead Guilty.

February 4, 2011

Cornwall, Ontario, Canada - Man sentenced for his role in commercial alien smuggling on the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation.

Cypress, Texas - Man convicted of one count of felony bank fraud.

Akwesasne, New York - Man sentenced to 26 months imprisonment, for conspiracy to possess and transport contraband cigarettes.

Coxsackie, New York - Man indicted for filing false claims against the United States as part of a prisonbased tax refund scheme

Albany, New York - Establishment of Albany High School Youth Court

February 3, 2011

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

January 2011

January 31, 2011

U S Attorney's Office News Release - District

Broadalbin, New York - Man pled guilty for the receipt of child pornography.

January 28, 2011

Utica, New York - Utica Drug Gang Member Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison.

Syracuse, New York - Three members of Syracuse Drug Ring Plead Guilty.

Kingston, New York - Man pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

January 27, 2011

Ridgewood, New York - Man sentenced to three years imprisonment for commercial alien smuggling.

January 26, 2011

Albany, New York - Man sentenced on his guilty plea to of re-entry by a previously removed alien.

January 19, 2011

Delhi, New York - Man pled guilty to willful failure to file tax returns,

Johnson City, New York - Man was charged today in federal court with Mail Fraud.

North Syracuse, New York - Man arrested on federal child pornography charges.

January 18, 2011

Howard Beach, New York - Man charged with Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute more than 100 kilograms of Marijuana.

January 14, 2011

Suffern, New York - Man sentenced to a term of home confinement of six month, five years probation, to perform four hundred hours of community service, and to pay restitution in the amount of $709,333.

Catskill, New York - Man sentenced today to four years probation and ordered to pay over $56,000 in restitution.

January 13, 2011

Sherburne, New York - Two plea guilty to mail fraud.

Albany, New York - $2.3 Million in IFCO Forfeiture Distributed to State & Local Law Enforcement

January 12, 2011

Saratoga Springs, New York - Saratoga Springs Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Offense.

Albany, New York - News Advisory - Press Conference

January 8, 2011

Albany, NY - Coordinated Law Enforcement Efforts Make Albany Streets Safer

January 6, 2011

Syracuse, New York - Man Indicted on Drug and Gun Charges in Connection with Shooting.

January 5, 2011

Albany, New York - Man pled guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge relating to the criminal activities of the ORIGINAL GANGSTER KILLERS (OGK) or “Downtown” gang, which operated within the City of Albany.

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