News and Press Releases
December 23, 2013
December 16, 2013
Gloversville, New York - Man was arraigned on an indictment charging him with manufacturing marijuana.
Brant Lake, New York - Man was sentenced to 1 year of incarceration, 2 years of supervised release, 200 hours of community service, and a $5,000 fine for evading federal income tax.
December 10, 2013
Saratoga Springs, New York - Man was sentenced to time served for failing to update his sex offender registration information.
December 5, 2013
December 4, 2013
Schenectady, New York - Woman pled guilty to mail fraud and filing a false federal income tax return.
Oswego, New York - Man was sentenced to 3 years probation in connection with his plea to Theft of Government Property.
December 2, 2013
Rochester, New York - Man was sentenced to fifteen (15) years of imprisonment for attempted production of child pornography.
November 26, 2013
ALBANY, NEW YORK - Man was sentenced to “time served” (7 days) and five months of home detention for transporting an illegal alien within the United States.
November 25, 2013
November 22, 2013
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Man pled guilty to six felony offenses that charged him with making false statements to officials of the United States Coast Guard, possession and use of an altered merchant marine license, and aggravated identity theft.
November 20, 2013
November 15, 2013
November 12, 2013
November 8, 2013
November 6, 2013
ALBANY, NEW YORK - Man was sentenced today to ten months of imprisonment for illegally reentering the United States after removal.
Rochester, New York - Man found guilty of attempted enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, attempted production of child pornography, and committing a felony offense involving a minor while already required to register as a sex offender.
November 1, 2013
Endicott, New York - Man was indicted by a federal grand jury of one count of knowingly and willfully making a false statement.
Troy, New York - Funds will hire school Resource Officers and assist with the start-up of the Troy Peer Court.
October 31, 2013
Albany, New York - United States Attorney RichardS. Hartunian, Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia and Troy Police Commissioner Anthony D. Magnetto will be holding a press conference.
October 25, 2013
Reading, Pennsylvania - Man convicted of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.
Cobleskill, New York - Man was sentenced to “time served” (108 days) for illegally re-entering the United States after removal by United States.
October 21, 2013
October 18, 2013
Troy, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to an indictment charging him with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
October 17, 2013
October 4, 2013
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Man entered guilty pleas in federal court to all counts of a six count Indictment charging him with receipt and possession of child pornography.
September 30, 2013
PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK – Four men have been indicted and arrested on federal felony drug trafficking charges,
September 26, 2013
Utica, New York - Man was convicted of two counts of Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute.
September 24, 2013
North Syracuse, New York - Man was sentenced to 5 years probation and ordered to perform 100 hours of community service for defrauding the U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Department of Labor of $18,353.54.
September 20, 2013
Ottawa, Canada - Man pled guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Albany, New York - Man, a citizen of Mexico, pled guilty to the felony offense of re-entry by a previously removed alien.
September 19, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Last V-NOT gang member pleads guilty to RICO conspiracy and admits to murder of high school basketball star Kihary Blue.
Ruby, New York - Man was sentenced to 14 years in prison, 5 years supervised release thereafter, forfeiture of his home and car which were used to store the mercury, and $200,450.48 in restitution.
Syracuse, New York - Man pled guilty to assaulting two detectives from the Syracuse Gang Violence Task Force (“GVTF”); use and carry of a handgun during the assault; and being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.
September 16, 2013
September 13, 2013
Liverpool, New York - Woman entered guilty pleas to multiple counts of filing false federal tax returns, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
September 11, 2013
September 10, 2013
Poestenkill, New York, - Man pled guilty to corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the due administration of the internal revenue laws.
September 6, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Woman sentenced to a term of probation of two years, and to perform 50 hours of community service as a condition of that probation.
Massena, New York - Thirteen arrested during joint investigation of Massena cocaine and heroin ring.
September 5, 2013
September 4, 2013
August 28, 2013
Albany, New York - MRI Diagnostic Testing Company, Imagined LLC, and its former owners and chief radiologist to pay $3.57 million to resolve false claims act allegations.
August 23, 2013
Hogansburg, New York - Woman pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy in 2009 and 2010 to smuggle over 18,000 endangered and threatened reptiles from the United States into Canada.
August 15, 2013
Saratoga Springs, New York - Man pled guilty to one count of failing to update his sex offender registration information.
Cohoes, New York - Man was sentenced to be imprisoned for 12 months and 1 day upon his conviction for obstruction of justice.
August 13, 2013
Utica, New York - Man was sentenced to 21 months imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution in an amount exceeding $1.4 million.
August 9, 2013
Oneida, New York - Man sentenced to 217 months imprisonment, to be followed by a three year term of supervised release.
August 8, 2013
August 7, 2013
August 6, 2013
Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Man found guilty of the felony offense of Attempted Enticement of a Minor.
July 18, 2013
Niskayuna, New York - Man was sentenced to ninety-six (96) months of imprisonment for receiving child pornography images.
July 17, 2013
Binghamton, New York - Three defendants charged with federal crimes in sex trafficking of a child investigation.
Syracuse, New York - Upstate Laboratories, Inc., pled guilty to one count of felony mail fraud related to the falsification of over 3,300 laboratory results from 2008 through 2010.
July 9, 2013
July 3, 2013
June 27, 2013
June 24, 2013
Williamstown, New York - Man sentenced to a term of thirty-six months imprisonment for his guilty plea to possessing and distributing a listed chemical, pseudoephedrine, knowing it was intended to be used to manufacture methamphetamine.
June 20, 2013
Clayton, New York - Man indicted for making false statements, possession and use of an altered Merchant Marine License, fraud in connection with identification documents, and aggravated Identity theft.
June 19, 2013
Albany, New York - Two men have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists.
June 14, 2013
Delmar, New York - Man was sentenced to 78 months of imprisonment for his role in a heroin distribution conspiracy.
Baldwinsville, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to the felony offense of subscribing a false income tax return.
June 13, 2013
June 10, 2013
Plattsburgh, New York - Man was sentenced to 12 months and one day of imprisonment for possessing with intent to distribute 50 kilograms or more of marijuana.
June 5, 2013
Plattsburgh, New York - Man pled guilty to conspiring to bring and bringing illegal aliens into the United States and transporting them within the United States, and failure to appear at federal court proceedings after his pretrial release.
June 4, 2013
Jamesville, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to the felony offense of subscription of a false income tax return.
May 29, 2013
Schenectady, New York - Woman charged with (1) five counts of mail fraud; (2) one count of obstructing the Internal Revenue laws; and (3) three counts of filing a false income tax return.
Syracuse, New York - Press Conference regarding arrests in a large-scale Central New York drug organization based in Oneida County.
May 28, 2013
Whitesboro, New York - Man was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution in an amount exceeding $1.4 million for conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering.
May 23, 2013
Saratoga Springs, New York - Man charged with failing to update sex offender registration information.
Rochester, New York - Man charged with attempted online enticement of a minor, attempted production of child pornography, and transportation of child pornography.
May 21, 2013
May 17, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Woman has been sentenced for her role in a series of aggravated identity thefts, three of which were committed after she had been indicted and while she was under federal court supervision.
May 15, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Federal jury has convicted two men of conspiring to import and distribute a controlled substance analogue, known on the street as “Molly”.
May 9, 2013
Spencerport, New York - Indictment announced of two individuals and Crane-Hogan Structural Systems, Inc.
May 8, 2013
May 1, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Woman entered a plea of guilty to an indictment charging her with one count of embezzlement from a program receiving federal funds.
April 29, 2013
Albany, New York – United States Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the appointment of Northern District of New York United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian to serve a two-year term on the Attorney General's Advisory Committee (AGAC).
April 25, 2013
Binghamton, New York - Man was sentenced to twenty four weekends of incarceration, and five years supervised release for the felony crimes of wire fraud and tax evasion.
April 22, 2013
April 18, 2013
Albany, New York - Seven Postal employees plead guilty to making false statements to obtain Unemployment Benefits.
April 12, 2013
April 11, 2013
Cicero, New York - Man pled guilty to attempting to persuade a child he believed to be 11 years old to engage in unlawful sexual contact with him.
April 10, 2013
April 8, 2013
Belle Glade, Florida - Man pled guilty to employing illegal aliens at King Ferry in Cayuga County in 2008 and 2009.
April 3, 2013
Hogansburg, New York - Man pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy in 2009 and 2010 to smuggle endangered and threatened species from the United States into Canada.
March 28, 2013
March 26, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Four Syracuse area defendants plead guilty in federal court to conspiracy to distribute synthetic drug “Molly”.
Cohoes, New York - A former lawyer, pled guilty to obstruction of justice, as charged in Count 1 of the Indictment filed December 12, 2012.
March 25, 2013
March 21, 2013
Brooklyn, New York - Man was to twenty years of imprisonment and ten years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base (“crack”).
March 20, 2013
Bennington Vermont - Man was sentenced to 2 years of probation and 50 hours of community service for his fraudulent use of a United States Department of Agriculture inspection legend on meat products that he sold commercially.
March 15, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Man held without bond pending the resolution of charges that he received and possessed child pornography.
March 12, 2013
March 8, 2013
Watertown, New York - Man was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for being a three time convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
March 6, 2013
Norfolk, Virginia - Man was sentenced to serve a 16 month term of imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release following his guilty plea to unlawful sale of a firearm to an unauthorized person.
February 28, 2013
Ganesvoort, New York - Man was sentenced to ninety-six (96) months of imprisonment for receiving child pornography images.
February 27, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Multiple charges lodged against Terrell Wright for pointing a gun at gang investigators.
February 15, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Man entered a guilty plea to access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, and also being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
February 13, 2013
Utica, New York - Woman was sentenced to 27 months imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution in an amount exceeding $1.4 million.
February 8, 2013
Woodstock, New York - Man was sentenced to 6 months home detention, 3 years probation, 200 hours of community service, and ordered to forfeit his New York State medical license, and his DEA license to issue narcotic drugs.
February 6, 2013
Albany, New York - Founders of McGinn, Smith & Co., Inc. convicted of conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, and filing false tax returns.
Frankfort, New York - Man was sentenced to 151 months, after previously pleading guilty to a one count information charging him with knowingly manufacturing over one thousand (1000) marijuana plants.
February 4, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Syracuse area physician required to pay civil penalty for violations of the Federal Controlled Substances Act.
Utica, New York - Man was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution in an amount exceeding $1.4 million.
February 1, 2013
Albany, New York - Two men were each sentenced to 24 months incarceration, in addition to pay restitution for mortgage fraud.
January 31, 2013
Syracuse, New York - Man indicted for wire fraud, false use of a passport, and aggravated identity theft.
January 30, 2013
Ancram, New York - Man pled guilty to twenty-four counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false and fraudulent U.S. income tax returns.
Binghamton, New York - Woman was sentenced in connection with her August 1, 2012, guilty plea to an Information charging her with Subscribing to a False Individual U.S. Income Tax Return.
January 29, 2013
Fulton County, New York - Man was sentenced to 720 months of imprisonment and a lifetime period of supervised release for producing and possessing child pornography still images and videos.
January 25, 2013
U. S. Attorney’s office collects $30.8 million in civil & criminal actions and forfeitures in fiscal year 2012.
January 24, 2013
Lisle, New York - Man admitted to committing a series of bank robberies last summer in BroomeCounty, New York, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, and Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
January 18, 2013
Hogansburg, New York - Two pled guilty to federal charges relating to illegally manufacturing cigarettes on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, known as Akwesasne.
January 15, 2013
Brooklyn, New York - Man was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment for Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft.
Fulton, New York -Man was sentenced following his earlier guilty plea in January 2012 to knowingly distributing, receiving and possessing child pornography via the Internet.
January 14, 2013
Tupper Lake, New York - Man was sentenced in connection with his guilty plea on September 13, 2012 to possession of child pornography.
January 7, 2013
Ogdensburg, New York - Man indicted for obstructing and impeding the irs by filing false IRS forms claiming $36 million in refunds.
January 4, 2013
Plattsburgh, New York - Two pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute more than 280 grams of cocaine base.
Syracuse, New York - Man pled to a one count indictment that charged him with committing robbery at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Syracuse.
January 2, 2013
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