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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 JANUARY12. From there you will be able to access prior month's and year's archives.

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February 2012 Press Releases

02/29

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CHARGES AGAINST 36 INDIVIDUALS FOR PARTICIPATING IN $279 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME

02/28

PAYMENT PROCESSOR FOR INTERNET POKER COMPANIES PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO BANK FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING, AND GAMBLING OFFENSES

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE FRAUD CHARGES AGAINST CAMPAIGN TREASURER FOR CANDIDATE SEEKING CITYWIDE ELECTIVE OFFICE IN 2013

02/27

FOUR FORMER NYPD OFFICERS PLEAD GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO PARTICIPATING IN CONSPIRACIES TO TRANSPORT FIREARMS AND/OR STOLEN GOODS

02/24

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY SUES FLAGSTAR BANK FOR FRAUDULENT MORTGAGE LENDING PRACTICES AND SETTLES FOR $132.8 MILLION AND OTHER CONCESSIONS

ARTIST SHEPARD FAIREY PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO CONTEMPT CHARGE IN CONNECTION WITH CIVIL LITIGATION OVER OBAMA “HOPE” IMAGE

02/17

FOUR GAMBINO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATES PLEAD GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE INSIDER TRADING CHARGES AGAINST OREGON-BASED RESEARCH CONSULTANT

02/16

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN CHARGE ANNOUNCE CHARGES AGAINST THREE INSURANCE AGENTS WHO ORCHESTRATED $100 MILLION INSURANCE FRAUD SCHEME

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CHARGES AGAINST FORMER SOLDIER FOR STEALING GRENADES AND OTHER WEAPONS FROM THE U.S. MILITARY

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CHARGES AGAINST STAGE AND PICTURE OPERATORS UNION PRESIDENT FOR EMBEZZLEMENT

02/15

MANHATTAN MAN WHO RAN $500,000 PET-RELATED INVESTMENT SCAM PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT

FORMER NYPD OFFICER AND NEW JERSEY CORRECTIONS OFFICER PLEAD GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO CONSPIRING TO DISTRIBUTE FIREARMS AND STOLEN GOODS

CONNECTICUT RESIDENT WHO MANUFACTURED AND DISTRIBUTED EXPLOSIVES PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY FILES AND SIMULTANEOUSLY SETTLES FRAUD LAWSUIT AGAINST CITIMORTGAGE, INC. FOR RECKLESS MORTGAGE LENDING PRACTICES

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CRIMINAL DIVISION SUPERVISORY APPOINTMENTS

02/10

ANN PETTWAY PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO THE 1987 KIDNAPPING OF AN INFANT FROM HARLEM HOSPITAL

FORMER NEW YORK STATE SENATOR NICHOLAS A. SPANO PLEADS GUILTY IN WHITE PLAINS FEDERAL COURT TO FILING FRAUDULENT TAX RETURNS

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE INSIDER TRADING CHARGES AGAINST CALIFORNIA HEDGE FUND PORTFOLIO MANAGER

02/09

33 MEMBERS OF MIDDLETOWN HEROIN AND COCAINE TRAFFICKING RING CHARGED IN WHITE PLAINS FEDERAL COURT

02/07

ROCKLAND COUNTY FIRE COMMISSIONER SENTENCED TO 12 MONTHS AND A DAY IN PRISON FOR ENGAGING IN SCHEME TO DEFRAUD THE PUBLIC

02/06

NYPD OFFICER WHO LED CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE FIREARMS AND STOLEN GOODS PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT

02/03

RETIRED NYPD OFFICER CONVICTED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT OF CONSPIRING TO DISTRIBUTE NARCOTICS

FDNY SUPERVISING INSPECTOR PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO ACCEPTING BRIBES FROM OPERATORS OF DAY CARE CENTERS

02/02

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES CHARGES AGAINST MICHIGAN MAN FOR ILLEGALLY STREAMING LIVE SPORTING EVENTS OVER THE INTERNET

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT OF OVERSEAS BANK ON U.S. TAX CHARGES

MARYLAND FOUNDER OF “SAVE A TORAH” CHARITY PLEADS GUILTY IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT TO DEFRAUDING THE CHARITY AND ITS DONORS

02/01

MANHATTAN U.S. ATTORNEY AND FBI ASSISTANT DIRECTOR-IN-CHARGE ANNOUNCE CHARGES AGAINST TWO FORMER CREDIT SUISSE MANAGING DIRECTORS AND VICE PRESIDENT FOR FRAUDULENTLY INFLATING SUBPRIME MORTGAGE-RELATED BOND PRICES IN TRADING BOOK

U.S. ATTORNEY CHARGES TWELVE PARTICIPANTS IN $250 MILLION CELL PHONE CLONING SCHEME