News and Press Releases
November 21, 2014
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Attorney with offices on Avenue D, New York City and Jeffersonville, New York, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment.
November 19, 2014
ALBANY, NEW YORK – U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York collected more than $44 million in civil and criminal penalties.
November 13, 2014
November 12, 2014
Newburgh, New York - Man was sentenced to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for filing a false claim with the Internal Revenue Service.
November 10, 2014
ALBANY, NEW YORK – Man and woman have been arrested and charged, in separate indictments, with making false declarations before a federal grand jury.
November 7, 2014
November 6, 2014
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - Man sentenced to five years imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release. He was ordered to pay a fine of $250,000 and restitution of $8,204,328.49.
November 5, 2014
November 4, 2014
Cicero, New York - Man admits that he caused the submission of unsubstantiated claims forpayment to Medicare and agrees to pay nearly $400,000 to the United States.
October 29, 2014
Schenectady, New York - Man pled guilty to making a false statement in the acquisition of a firearm.
October 28, 2014
Auburn, New York - Man was formally charged multiple counts, including attempted coercion and enticement of a minor.
October 24, 2014
October 20, 2014
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
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
October 10, 2014
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 22, 2014
ALBANY, NEW YORK - United States Attorney Hartunian discusses Northern District of New York’s Aggressive Civil Frauds Program.
September 20, 2014
September 18, 2014
Hermon, NY - Man and woman indicted on federal child sexual exploitation and child pornography charges.
September 17, 2014
September 15, 2014
September 11, 2014
September 8, 2014
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.
September 4, 2014
Plattsburgh, New York - Man was arrested and charged by complaint with production of child pornography.
September 3, 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
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 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.
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 10, 2014
June 9, 2014
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 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
May 16, 2014
May 14, 2014
May 6, 2014
May 5, 2014
May 2, 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
April 23, 2014
Utica, New York - Man was sentenced to 63 months incarceration following his conviction of federalfelony drug charges.
April 21, 2014
April 15, 2014
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
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 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.
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.
March 24, 2014
March 19, 2014
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK - Man was sentenced on one count of receiving and five counts of possessing child pornography.
March 13, 2014
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 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
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
February 7, 2014
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 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
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