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United States Attorney Southern District of New York

The Southern District handles a high volume of high profile cases. Our Press Office is responsible for coverage and making available to the public the details and results of these prosecutions. These will be made available to the public on a daily basis. To see last month's press releases, click on DECEMBER11. From there you will be able to access prior month's and year's archives.

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January 2012 Press Releases

01/31

UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES $23.8 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH GM TO RESOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITIES AT THREE SUPERFUND SITES IN NEW JERSEY, MARYLAND, AND MISSOURI

01/27

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CHARGES AGAINST FOUR DEFENDANTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN TAX REFUND SCHEMES INVOLVING NEARLY $5 MILLION

FARC LEADER SENTENCED TO 294 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR CONSPIRING TO IMPORT COCAINE INTO THE UNITED STATES

QUEENS WOMAN SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO 121 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR DEFRAUDING IMMIGRANTS

01/26

MANHATTAN-BASED ART DEALER CHARGED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT WITH $4 MILLION FRAUD

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY CHARGES YONKERS RESIDENT WITH IMPERSONATING AN IRS OFFICER IN FURTHERANCE OF A FRAUDULENT TAX REFUND SCHEME

01/25

HYDE PARK MAN CONVICTED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A CHILD AND POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ALLEGED RINGLEADER OF MASSIVE IMMIGRATION FRAUD MILL EXTRADITED FROM CANADA TO FACE CHARGES IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF LORIN L. REISNER AS CHIEF OF THE CRIMINAL DIVISION

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES RETURN OF STOLEN CAMILLE PISSARRO WORK TO FRANCE

01/24

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES ARREST OF MAN WHO OPERATED $500,000 PET-RELATED INVESTMENT SCAM

01/23

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH DIAMONDBACK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC TO PAY $6 MILLION TO RESOLVE INSIDER TRADING INVESTIGATION

ENCAP PRESIDENT INDICTED IN CONNECTION WITH EXTORTION AND FRAUDULENT INVOICING SCHEMES

01/20

TEXAS BUSINESSMAN SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO 235 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR LAUNDERING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR A MEXICAN NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION

BEACON MUSIC TEACHER SENTENCED TO 60 MONTHS IN PRISON IN WHITE PLAINS FEDERAL COURT ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

01/19

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CHARGES AGAINST FIVE MEMBERS OF A VIOLENT ROBBERY CREW THAT OPERATED IN THE BRONX AND WESTCHESTER COUNTY

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES ARREST OF STATE EMPLOYEE FOR STEALING NEARLY ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDS

01/18

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE ARREST OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMER FOR STEALING PROPRIETARY CODE FROM THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK

HEALTH CARE CONSULTANT PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO BRIBING NEW YORK STATE SENATOR CARL KRUGER

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE CHARGES AGAINST SEVEN INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS FOR INSIDER TRADING SCHEME THAT ALLEGEDLY NETTED MORE THAN $61.8 MILLION IN ILLEGAL PROFITS

01/17

UNITED STATES AND BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATION ENTER INTO PARTIAL SETTLEMENT REQUIRING THE BANK TO ALTER DISCLOSURES TO FOREIGN EXCHANGE CLIENTS

NEW JERSEY WOMAN WHO USED STOLEN IDENTITIES TO OBTAIN BUSINESS LOANS AND CREDIT CARDS SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO 54 MONTHS IN PRISON

INTERNATIONAL ARMS AND NARCOTICS TRAFFICKER PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO NARCO-TERRORISM AND NARCOTICS CHARGES

PAYMENT PROCESSOR FOR ONLINE POKER COMPANIES PLEADS GUILTY TO LAUNDERING INTERNET POKER FUNDS

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE EXTRADITION OF RUSSIAN CITIZEN TO FACE CHARGES FOR INTERNATIONAL CYBERCRIMES

01/12

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES ARRESTS OF SEVEN DEFENDANTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN IDENTITY THEFT SCHEME THAT TARGETED OVER 180 CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS AT LARGE NYC RETAIL STORES

01/11

HEDGE FUND CEO SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO ONE YEAR AND ONE DAY IN PRISON FOR INSIDER TRADING SCHEME THAT NETTED NEARLY $2.5 MILLION IN PROFITS

NEW JERSEY DOCTOR AND MEDICAL PROFESSOR SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT FOR FAILING TO INFORM THE IRS OF MILLIONS IN SWISS BANK ACCOUNTS

FORMER PARTNER AT INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO 28 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR FAILING TO PAY TAXES ON OVER $10 MILLION OF INCOME

01/06

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY CHARGES FDNY SUPERVISING INSPECTOR WITH PARTICIPATING IN MASSIVE DAY CARE FRAUD AND BRIBERY SCHEME

NEVADA MAN SENTENCED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO 57 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR ORCHESTRATING FRAUDULENT INVESTMENT SCHEME

ROMANIAN CITIZEN ARRESTED FOR INSTALLING ATM “SKIMMING” DEVICES USED TO STEAL AT LEAST $1.5 MILLION FROM BANK CUSTOMERS

01/04

MANHATTAN-BASED LOBBYIST PLEADS GUILTY TO BRIBING FORMER NEW YORK STATE SENATOR CARL KRUGER

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES EXTRADITION OF FOUR ISRAELI DEFENDANTS CHARGED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PHONY “LOTTERY PRIZE” SCHEMES

01/03

FORMER QUEENS HOSPITAL EXECUTIVE PLEADS GUILTY TO BRIBING FORMER NEW YORK STATE SENATOR CARL KRUGER

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY CHARGES THREE SWISS BANKERS WITH CONSPIRING TO HIDE MORE THAN $1.2 BILLION IN U.S. TAXPAYER ACCOUNTS FROM THE IRS