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December 2012

December 20, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography

Deported Alien Sentenced to Time-Served for Illegally Returning to U.S.

North Hills Man Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

Three Washington County Residents Charged in Drug Trafficking Scheme

Meadville Woman Sentenced for Stealing Son's Benefits

Erie County Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Possessing Heroin

December 19, 2012

Mercer County Man Indicted on Child Exploitation Charges

Cambria County Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Violations

Jamaican National Sentenced to Time Served for Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Uniontown Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Revolver

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Producing Child Pornography, Sex Trafficking of a Child

Federal Inmate Charged with Escaping from Renewal, Inc.

McKeesport Teen Charged with Violating Federal Drug Laws

Jury Finds Felon Guilty of Illegally Possessing Firearm

Felon Sentenced to 10 Years For Possession of a Firearm

Office Manager Admits Failing to File Payroll Taxes

December 18, 2012

Guatemalan Charged with Illegally Re-entering U.S. after Deportation

December 17, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Robbing Bloomfield Post Office Worker

December 14, 2012

Deported Alien Sentenced to Time-Served for Illegally Re-Entering United States

December 13, 2012

Federal Inmate Sentenced to 6 More Months in Prison for Possessing Marijuana

Judge Gives Inmate Extra Prison Time for Possessing Marijuana

December 12, 2012

Landlord Sentenced to Probation, Fined for Filing False Tax Returns

Citizen of Mexico Charged with Violating Federal Immigration Laws

Former Police Officer Sentenced to Probation for Fraud Conviction

December 11, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Passing Counterfeit Checks at Local Big Lots Stores

Jury Finds Texas Man Guilty of Conspiring to Traffic Cocaine

Newark Man Charged with Possessing Heroin with Intent to Deliver

December 10, 2012

Altoona Man Sentenced to Prison for Making $5000 in Counterfeit Cash

December 6, 2012

Verona Woman Pleads Guilty to Participating in Armed Bank Robbery as Getaway Driver

Former Pittsburgh Employee Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy

Brentwood Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Obtain Oxycodone

Jury Finds Felon Guilty of Illegally Possessing Pistol

Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin, Illegally Possessing Firearms

Clearfield County Man Admits Possessing Child Pornography

U. S. Attorney's Office Collects $13.1 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions in FY 2012

December 5, 2012

Erie Man Admits Lying on Firearms Forms

Two Charged with Conspiring to Distribute Meth

Dormont Man Used Neighbor's Internet Router to Share Child Pornography

Mercer County Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

December 4, 2012

World Health Alternatives CEO Sentenced to 10+ Years in Prison for $41 Million Fraud Scheme

December 3, 2012

Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man to 7 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

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November 2012

November 29, 2012

New Brighton Man Pleads Guilty to Drug and Money Laundering Charges

Greensburg Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud

Commercial Vehicle Cleaning Company Pleads Guilty, Sentenced for Violating Refuse Act

November 28, 2012

Jury Finds Gang Leader Guilty of Conspiring to Traffic Heroin

November 27, 2012

Homestead Man Charged with Illegally Possessing Firearm

Deported Guatemalan Charged with Illegally Re-Entering United States

Two Charged in Armed Robbery of Fidelity Bank on Oct. 17

Judge Sentences Tax Scofflaw to One Year in Prison

Sex Offender Admits Failing to Register

Former CEO of Erie Copy Products Sentenced to 54 Months in Jail

November 26, 2012

Federal Inmate Will Serve Extra Time in Prison for Possessing Marijuana

Three Deported Aliens Sentenced for Re-entering U.S. without Permission

Uniontown Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

November 21, 2012

Sharon Man Pleads Guilty to Income Tax Evasion

Co-Creator of Medical School Sentenced for Failure to File Tax Returns

November 20, 2012

Latrobe Man Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention Following Guilty Plea on Tax Charges

November 19, 2012

Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Drug Laws

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

November 16, 2012

Safe Streets Task Force Investigation Leads to Drug Charges Against 5

November 15, 2012

Federal Jury Says Pittsburgh Man Possessed Cocaine

Jamaican Sentenced to Time Served for Lottery Scheme

Wilmerding Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Pistol

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Gun, Drug Law Violations

Four Maryland Men Charged with Stealing Vehicles from Dealerships in Pennsylvania and Virginia

Ten Charged in DEA-Led Drug Trafficking Scheme

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty in Internet Extortion Scheme

November 14, 2012

Guatemalan Charged with Violating Immigration Laws

Native of Mexico Charged with Re-Entering U.S. After Being Deported

November 13, 2012

VA Cashier Charged with Stealing from Cash Drawer

Grove City Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Submitting False Documents to Obtain Insurance Benefits

November 8, 2012

Westmoreland County Man Charged with Producing, Possessing Child Pornography

Connellville Man Charged with Conspiracy and Drug Distribution

Honduran Charged with Illegally Re-Entering U.S.

Braddock Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm

Jury Finds Business Owner Guilty on Fraud Charges

Altoona Man Sentenced to Prison for Violating Counterfeiting Laws

Judge Sentences Johnstown Crack Cocaine Dealer to 9 Years in Prison

United States Announces $15 Million Penalty and Non-Prosecution Agreement with Krones

November 7, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Heroin Possession

Duquesne Felon Charged with Possessing Heroin, 3 Firearms

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Marijuana

November 6, 2012

Local Woman Sentenced to Probation with House Arrest for Filing a False Tax Return

Mt. Lebanon Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

November 5, 2012

Inmate Sentenced for Possessing Cell Phone in Prison

November 2, 2012

Man Sentenced to Probation with Monitoring, Fined for Accessing a Protected Computer

Oil City Man Admits Possessing Pornographic Images of Children

Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Submitting Fraudulent Letter to the Government

November 1, 2012

Judge Sentences Steelworkers Union Representative to Probation for Embezzling

Dental Office Manager Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud

Baden Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery of Ambridge Bank

U.S. Attorney Names District Election Officer, Announces Hotline for Election Complaints

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October 2012

October 31, 2012

Delaware Man Convicted of Violating Gun and Drug Charges

Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Importing Steroids from China

Officials Announce Federal Veterans Treatment Court for Western Pennsylvania

October 30, 2012

Community-Police Working Group Announces Next Steps To Increase Respect

October 25, 2012

Beaver Falls Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Violated Federal Gun, Drug Laws

Washington County Man Pleads Guilty to 11 Federal Firearms Charges

Three Washington County Residents Plead Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Local Man Charged with Conveying Hoax Bomb Threats

Painting Contractor Sentenced to Probation after Pleading Guilty to Violating OSHA Regulation Causing the Death of an Employee

October 23, 2012

Repeat Drug Dealer Convicted

Homewood Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing Pistol

Monroeville Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Armed Bank Robbery, Gun Law Violations

Pittsburgh Man Charged Identity Theft, Counterfeit Check Scheme

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

October 22, 2012

Lawrence County Man Sentenced For Possessing Child Pornography

October 19, 2012

Erie Copy Products VP Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme

October 16, 2012

Protecting The Right To Vote And Prosecuting Ballot Fraud

Jamaican Sentenced to Time-Served for Fraud and Money Laundering

Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Cocaine

McKean County Man Charged with Child Pornography Offenses

Johnstown Man Sentenced to 8½ Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

Elk County Humane Society Financial Advisor Indicted on Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

U.S. Attorney Announces Program for Cybersecurity Conference Oct. 29 at University of Pittsburgh

October 15, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Drug, Gun Laws

Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Falsyfing Documents following Inmate Beating

October 12, 2012

Moon Twp. Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography Videos and Images

Clarion County Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

October 10, 2012

Mexican Citizen Charged with Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Removed Alien Charged with Illegally Re-entering United States

El Salvadoran Charged with Immigration Violation

Guatemalan Charged with Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Federal Inmate Indicted for Possessing Marijuana in Prison

Inmate Facing Contraband Charge

Federal Inmate Charged with Possessing Marijuana in Prison

Federal Inmate Sentenced for Possessing Weapon in Prison

Erie Couple Sentenced in Prescription Pills Case

October 4, 2012

Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing, Distributing Child Pornography

October 3, 2012

Guilty Pleas Entered by Members of Oxycodone Trafficking Ring

Lower Burrell Man Charged with Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

Former Florida Resident Charged with Robbing Erie Bank

October 2, 2012

Five Charged in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

Jennerstown Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Bank Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Alien Removed 5 Times from U.S. Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Returning

Jury Finds Woman Guilty of Stealing More than $100,000 in Social Security Benefits Meant for Minors

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Pornographic Images and Videos of Children

Centre County Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Violations

October 1, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Admits Transporting Stolen Metals from Pennsylvania to Texas

Federal Jury Finds Farrell Man Guilty of Cocaine Trafficking

Washington Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Mail Fraud Schemes

Monongahela Man Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Highmark

Judge Sentences Brentwood Man to 20 Years in Prison for Sextortion

U.S. Attorney Announces Cyber Security Conference Oct. 29 at University of Pittsburgh

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September 2012

September 28, 2012

North Hills Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Restaurateur Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Violent Child Pornography Images and Videos

September 27, 2012

Removed Alien Sentenced to Time-Served fro Illegally Re-Entering United States

Judge Sentenced Pittsburgh Man to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

North Hills Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography

September 26, 2012

Fairview Man Pleads Guilty in Large-Scale Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Fairview Woman Admits Providing False Statements Relating to Health Care Matters

Former Bank Rep Admits Stealing Account Information

U.S. Attorney Hickton to Deliver Keynote Address at Life Without Bars: Removing Invisible Barriers to Reentry Conference

Law Enforcement and Community Safety Awareness Conference Unites Entities in Fight Against Violent Crime

September 25, 2012

Youngwood Man Charged with Illegal Possession of Child Pornography

North Versailles Man Admits Possessing Thousands of Pornographic Images of Children

September 24, 2012

U.S. Attorney’s Office Kicks Off 'Medicine Abuse Project' Initiative

McMurray Doctor Sentenced for Overprescribing Painkillers and Health Care Fraud

September 21, 2012

Two Maryland Men Charged in Stolen Vehicle Scheme

September 20, 2012

Sewickley Woman Convicted on All Counts in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

September 19, 2012

Coraopolis Man Admits Possessing and Selling a Machinegun

Felon Charged with Unlawfully Possessing Two Firearms and Ammunition

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Possessing Heroin

September 18, 2012

Federal Jury Finds New Yorkers Guilty in Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme

Judge Sentences Farrell Crack Dealer to Prison

Sharon Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Drug, Gun Law Violations

Swissvale Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Firearm

Former Steelworkers Rep Admits Embezzling Union Funds

Texas Man Charged with Conspiring to Launder Drug Money

Bedford County Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Union City Man Sentenced for Fraudulent Online Purchases

September 17, 2012

Turtle Creek Woman Sentenced In Counterfeit Credit Card Trafficking Scheme

North Side Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

West Mifflin Man Sentenced for Role in Counterfeit Credit Card Conspiracy

September 14, 2012

Environmental Company Pleads Guilty, Fined for Unlawfully Transporting Hazardous Goods

Crawford County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Inmate Sentenced to More Prison Time for Assaulting Guard

September 12, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to Prison for Participating in Heroin Distribution Scheme

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Bomb Plot

Federal Inmate Charged with Illegally Possessing Cellphone

Post Office Employee Charged with Violating Postal Laws

Erie Man Charged with Possessing Unregistered Silencer

September 11, 2012

Former Steelworkers Union Political Director Charged with Embezzlement

Three Plead Guilty in Large-Scale Heroin Trafficking Operation

September 10, 2012

Washington Man Admits Stealing Minors' Social Security Benefits

Pittsburgh Man Admits Guilt in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

September 7, 2012

Woman Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping Charge

September 6, 2012

Felon Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing Loaded Pistol

Post Office Supervisor Sentenced to Probation, Fined for Faking Assault

Former Florida Resident Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Child Porn Offenses

Jamaican Sentenced to Time Served for Laundering Proceeds of Fake Lottery Scheme

September 5, 2012

Career Offender Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possessing Heroin

Jury Finds Pittsburgh Man Guilty of Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Fort Hill Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

September 4, 2012

Deported Alien Sentenced to Prison for Unlawfully Re-entering U.S.

Bradford Man Admits Throwing Explosive Device at Bar Entrance

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August 2012

August 31, 2012

Penn Hills Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

August 29, 2012

Jamaican Sentenced to Time-Served for Laundering Money Obtained through Lottery Scheme

August 28, 2012

Hill District Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing Pistol while Subject to PFA Order

Two Charged in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

McKees Rocks Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

August 23, 2012

Trucker Sentenced to Prison for Possession Child Pornography Videos

August 22, 2012

Two California Residents Facing Drug and Gun Charges

El Salvadoran Charged with Illegally Re-Entering U.S., Lying at Naturalization Hearing

Resident of Mexico Charged with Illegally Re-Entering U.S. Following Removal

Jamaican Pleads Guilty in Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Landlord Admits Filing False Tax Returns

Removed Guatemalan Indicted on Immigration Charge

Illegal Alien Charged with Immigration Violation

Deported Alien Charge with Illegally Returning to U.S.

Deported Honduran Charged with Illegally Re-Entering U.S.

Federal Inmate Charged with Possessing Weapon in Prison

Inmate Charged with Submitting False Letter to Government

Federal Inmate Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Former Erie Man Charged with Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

August 21, 2012

Convicted Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Revolver

Female Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Pistol and Heroin

August 20, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To Prison For Distributing Child Pornography

August 15, 2012

Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man To 5 Years In Prison For Heroin Trafficking Scheme

Resident of Ireland Charged with Making Email Bomb Threats to Pitt Campus and Other Western Pennsylvania Buildings

Two Ohio Men Charged with Attempting to Extort the University of Pittsburgh

August 14, 2012

Wilmerding Man Sentenced To Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

August 10, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Heroin Conspiracy

August 9, 2012

Ligonier Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Local Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Scheme, Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Felon Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

Clairton Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Scbool District

August 7, 2012

Georgia Man Admits Recruiting People to Negotiate Counterfeit Checks at Area Banks

Claysville Man Sentenced To 70 Months In Prison For Attempting To Receive Child Pornography

Verona Man Who Shot At FBI Agents Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

August 6, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

August 3, 2012

Local Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

August 2, 2012

McKeesport Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

North East, Pa., Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Pornography

August 1, 2012

Judge Sentences Warren, Pa., Child Porn Possessor To 51 Months In Prison

Maine Man Sentenced To Life In Federal Prison For Offense Involving Violent Kidnapping And Sexual Assault

Meadeville Woman Admits Stealing Her Son's Benefits

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July 2012

July 31, 2012

Johnstown Child Porn Possessor Sentenced To Prison, Must Register As A Sex Offender

Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty In Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy

Atlanta Man Pleads Guilty In Counterfeit Check Passing Scheme

July 27, 2012

Mercer County Admits Producing Child Pornography

July 26, 2012

Seward Man Sentenced To Probation For Preparing False Income Tax Returns

Ohio Man Charged With Defrauding Investors

Three Charged In Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

Verona Man Charged With Robbing Area Banks

July 24, 2012

Removed Alien Sentenced To Time-Served For Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Cambria County Man Pleads Guilty In Marijuana Growing And Trafficking Scheme

July 20, 2012

Erie County Council Member Sentenced To Prison

July 19, 2012

Ohio Woman Sentenced For Providing Contraband To Federal Inmate

Johnstown Man Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

Jamaican Admits Laundering Money Through Fake Lottery Scheme

Felon Sentenced For Illegally Possessing Firearms, Heroin

Nigerian Sentenced To Time-Served For Visa Fraud

July 18, 2012

Floridian Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Distributing Oxycodone

Citizen Of Mexico Sentenced To Time-Served For Re-Entering U.S. After Deportation

Deported Illegal Alien Sentenced To Time-Served For Illegally Re-Entering U.S.

July 17, 2012

Ford City Businessman Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges

Former Kennedy Police Officer Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charge

Natrona Heights Man Charged In Fraud Scheme

July 12, 2012

Statement On Execution Of Federal Search Warrants

July 10, 2012

Altoona Receives $16,738 Justice Grant

El Salvador Citizen Charged With Immigration Violation

Baden Man Charged With Robbing Ambridge Bank

Deported Alien Charged With Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Greensburg Man Facing Additional Child Porn Charges

Alien Charged With Illegally Re-Entering U.S. After Removal

New York Man Charged With Passing Counterfeit $100 Bills

July 9, 2012

New Castle Receives $23,001 Justice Grant

July 3, 2012

New Castle Woman Pleads Guilty In Counterfeit Credit Card Trafficking Scheme

Man Known On Internet As "Dr. Smurf" Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

July 2, 2012

McKees Rocks Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Woman Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Return with IRS

Allegheny County Woman Sentenced to Probation for Failing to File Corporate and Personal Income Tax Returns

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June 2012

June 29, 2012

Judge Sentences Armed Bank Robber to 8 Years in Prison

Jeannette Man Sentenced to Prison for Using Craig's List to Threaten Police Chief

June 28, 2012

New Castle Man Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Brooklyn Woman Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

Export Man Charged with Threatening Postal Inspector, Possessing Child Porn

Three Charged in Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

Maryland Man Charged with Stealing Then Selling Motor Vehicles Across State Lines

Verona Woman Charged with Stealing Minor Child's Social Security Disability Payments

Alien Charged with Illegally Returning to U.S. after Deportation

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Producing Child Pornography

June 26, 2012

Western Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Abuse Summit June 27

Butler County Man Sentenced to 2 Years Probation for Bankruptcy Fraud

Appraiser Pleads Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

"Anonymous" Associate, Friends Charged in Computer Hacking Scheme

June 25, 2012

Business Owner Admits He Failed to Pay Taxes

White House, Dept. of Justice Announce Law Enforcement Grants for Hiring of Veterans

Former Union Rep Admits Stealing $17,000 from Steelworkers

Lawrence County Man Pleads Guilty to Possession Child Pornography

June 22, 2012

Western Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Abuse Summit Agenda Announced

June 21, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Admits Accessing, Damaging a Protected Computer

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Trying to Pass a Counterfeit Check

Local Man Charged with Possession of Counterfeit Check

Sewickley Woman Charged with Identity Theft

McKees Rocks Woman Charged with Identity Theft

Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man To 11 Years In Prison For Violating Firearms Laws, Supervised Release Conditions

June 20, 2012

Six Charged In Scheme To Launder Drug Money

Loveland, Ohio, Man Charged With Posting Threatening "Anonymous Message To The University Of Pittsburgh" On YouTube

June 19, 2012

Carrolltown Woman Charged In Money Laundering Conspiracy

Johnstown Woman Charged With Straw Purchase Of 3 Handguns

June 18, 2012

Floridian Sentenced To A Year In Prison For Identity Theft

June 14, 2012

U.S. Attorney’s Office and IRS Criminal Investigation Announce Tax Return Identity Theft Tipline

June 13, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

New Jersey Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

Removed Alien Charged With Re-entering U.S. After Deporation

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Possession, Receipt, Distribution Of Child Pornography

15 Defendants Facing Drug Conspiracy And Firearms Charges

June 12, 2012

President Of Real Estate Loan Company Sentenced To 55 Months In Prison, Ordered To Pay $1.5 Million, For Fraud Scheme

Johnstown Man Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison For Trafficking Heroin

June 11, 2012

U.S. Attorney Announces Prescription Drug Abuse Summit, June 27, At Washington & Jefferson College

June 6, 2012

Georgia Man Admits Recruiting Homeless To Negotiate Counterfeit Checks

Judge Sentenced Johnstown Bank Robber To 5½ Years In Prison

Shippensburg Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Distribute And Possess Marijuana

Carrolltown Man Pleads Guilty In Marijuana Growing Scheme

June 5, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Facing Counterfeiting Charges

Greensburg Woman Charged With Health Care Fraud

Bookkeeper Charged With Embezzling Union Funds

Man Charged With Drug Law Violations While Awaiting Sentencing In Another Federal Case

June 4, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

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May 2012

May 31, 2012

Floridian Sentenced To Probation With Home Detention For Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

Former Med Student Sentenced To Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Child Sexual Exploitation Charge

May 30, 2012

Northern Cambria Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Launder Drug Proceeds

May 24, 2012

Monongahela Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Health Insurers

Woman Charged With Trafficking Prescription Pills Obtained From Convicted Doctor

May 23, 2012

Felon Sentenced For Illegally Possessing Handgun

New Salem Man Sentenced To Probation For Defrauding Social Security

Priest Pleads Guilty To Child Exploitation Charges

May 22, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Using Craigslist To Find Victims To Defraud

May 21, 2012

Butler County Man Pleads Guilty To Violating Federal Child Sexual Exploitation Laws

May 18, 2012

Aliquippa Man Sentenced For Drug Law Violations

Federal Prosecution To Be Deferred On Fatal Robbery

May 17, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Distribute Large Amounts Of Marijuana

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Drug Law Violation

Pittsburgh Resident Sentenced To Prison For Failing To Register As A Sex Offender

Brush Valley Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty In Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

May 15, 2012

Twelve Arrested In Large-Scale Drug Trafficking Scheme

Northview Heights Felon Charged With Another Firearms Law Violation

Jamaican Pleads Guilty To Fraud And Money Laundering

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

Allegheny County Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Enticing A Minor To Engage In Sexual Activity

Grand Jury Indicts Johnstown Resident On Child Porn Charge

Johnstown Man Charged With Having Child Pornography On Computer

Johnstown Man Charged With Production, Distribution And Possession Of Child Pornography

May 14, 2012

Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Man To 5 Years For Role In Heroin Trafficking Ring

Postal Worker Who Feigned Attack Admits Making False Statements To Postal Inspectors

May 11, 2012

Indian National Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For Crossing State Lines For Sex With A Minor

Erie Man Sentenced For Possessing Child Pornography

Erie Couple Plead Guilty In Connection With Conspiracy To Distribute More Than 80,000 Prescription Hydrocodone Pills

May 10, 2012

Mexican Pleads Guilty To Immigration Violation

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison For Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

May 9, 2012

West Mifflin Man Admits Role In Forged Prescription Ring

Local Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Distribution Conspiracy

Car Dealership Controller Sentenced In $10 Million Fraud Scheme Against Employer

Former Titusville Man Sentenced To 50 Years In Jail For Child Pornography Offenses

May 8, 2012

Erie Nurse Charged With Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

New Brighton Man Charged With Selling Merchandise He Hired Thieves To Steal

Former Dental Office Manager Pleads Guilty In Health Care Fraud Scheme

Penn Hills Man Pleads Guilty In Forged Prescription Ring

Carrolltown Resident Admits Role In Money Laundering Scheme

May 3, 2012

Westmoreland County Man Admits Threatening To Murder FBI Agent

Carroltown Man Pleads Guilty In Controlled Substances Trafficking Scheme

Northern Cambria Man Pleads Guilty In Money Laundering Conspiracy Related To Drugs

Tax Preparer Sentenced To 10 Months In Prison

Gas Station Manager Charged In Insurance Fraud Scheme

New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

May 1, 2012

Butler County Woman Charged With Embezzling From Credit Union And Tax Evasion

Jeannette Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Child Exploitation Offenses

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April 2012

April 30, 2012

South Hills Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Illegally-Obtained Oxycodone

Justice Department Reaches Settlement With Nation’s Largest Mortgage Insurance Provider To Resolve Allegations Of Discrimination Against Women On Maternity Leave

April 27, 2012

Mexico-Texas-Pittsburgh Cocaine Pipeline Severed

Former Manager Sentenced For Embezzling From Credit Union

Farrell Man Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Crack Cocaine

April 26, 2012

McKean County Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving, Distributing Child Pornography

Mother, Son Sentenced To Prison In Le-Nature's Fraud Scheme

April 25, 2012

New Kensington Pill Seller Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

Venango County Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Jamaican Pleads Guilty in Fake Lottery Scheme

Man on Bond for State Charges Admits Committing Federal Drug Crime

Felon Charged with Illegally Possessing Pistol

Moon Twp. Man Charged with Bank Robbery

Ohioan Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge

Elmora Resident Admits Participation in Drug Distribution Organization

April 23, 2012

Mercer County Man Charged With Producing Child Pornography

North Hills Man Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Cambria County Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Receiving, Possessing Child Porn

Cambria County Woman Pleads Guilty in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

April 19, 2012

Warren Woman Gets Probation With Home Confinement, Community Service For Providing Drugs To Federal Inmate

Attorney Failed to File Income Tax Returns

Safe Streets Task Force Investigation Leads to Charges Against 14 Area Men

April 17, 2012

Johnstown Man Named in 3-Count Drug Indictment

Latrobe Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

April 16, 2012

Leechburg Man Pleads Guilty in $41 Million Fraud Scheme

Jury Finds Pittsburgh Man Guilty of Selling Raw Heroin

Johnstown Man Sentenced to Probation, Community Service for Heroin Distribution Conspiracy

April 13, 2012

Judge Sentences North Hills Tax Scofflaw Home Detention

Springdale Plan Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison for Possession Child Pornography

April 12, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison for Possessing Crack and Gun

Maryland Man Sentenced to Four Years of Probation for Counterfeit Credit Cars Scheme

Jeannette Man Pleads Guilty to Child Exploitation Charges

Westmoreland County Man Charged with Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

Two Facing Federal Gun and Drug Charges

April 11, 2012

20 Charged in Marijuana Conspiracy

Monroeville Woman Pleads Guilty in Money Laundering Scheme

Wilkinsburg Man Charged with Illegally Possessing Rifles

North Huntingdon Woman Charged with Violating Federal Drug Laws

U.S. Attorney Hickton's Second Statement on Bomb Threats to University of Pittsburgh Facilities

April 10, 2012

10 Charged in Cocaine Distribution Scheme

Pennsylvania Man Facing Tax Charges

Federal Prison Inmate Charged with Possessing Contraband

Fairview Man Charged with Federal Income Tax Law Violations

Felon Charged with Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Pennsylvania Man Indicted For Cross Burning

West Mifflin Man Admits Illegally Possessing Child Pornography

Judge Sentences Upper St. Clair Drug Dealer to 21 Years in Prison

Statement of the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division on its Decision to Close its Investigation of Highmark's Affiliation Agreement with West Penn Allegheny Health System

April 6, 2012

Washington, Pa., Man Named in 11-Count Indictment Charging Firearms Violations

Bank Office Manager Pleads Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Greensburg Man Pleads Guilty in Fraud Scheme

McMurray Doctor Charged with Violating Federal Drug Laws

Rochester Woman Charged with Stealing Social Security Benefits

Pa. Man Charged with Tax Evasion

U.S. Attorney Hickton Statement on Bomb Threats to University of Pittsburgh Facilities

April 5, 2012

Judge Sentences Johnstown Felon to 7 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Shotgun Shells

April 4, 2012

Federal Inmate Gets Extra Year in Prison for Possessing Contraband

April 3, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Admits Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

April 2, 2012

Somerset County Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Violation

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March 2012

March 29, 2012

Attorney Pleads Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

New Castle Man Charged with Falsely Claiming Unemployment Benefits

20 Charged in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

March 28, 2012

Lawrenceville Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Distribution Scheme

Oakland Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

Butler County Woman Sentenced to Prison for Student Loan Fraud Scheme

East Liberty Man Charged with Bank Fraud

March 27, 2012

Removed Alien Sentenced to Time-Served for Illegally Returning to U.S.

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Defrauding U.S. Railroad Retirement Board

March 26, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Scheme

Mortgage Broker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Massive Fraud Scheme

March 23, 2012

South Side Man Sentenced to Probation for Selling Counterfeit Sports Jerseys

Teen Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

March 22, 2012

Removed Alien Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison For Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Kentucky Medical Consulting Company Sentenced For Defrauding Highmark

Federal Felon Charged With Illegally Possessing A Firearm

Two Charged In Heroin Distribution Scheme

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Violating Federal Drug Laws

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn Images And Videos

March 21, 2012

Grove City Man Possessed Child Pornography

Maine Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Assaulting Woman in Allegheny National Forest

Verona Man Admits Assault On Federal Officers And Gun Use During A Crime Of Violence

March 15, 2012

Waterford Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud

March 14, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Pittsburgh Man Admits Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

March 13, 2012

U.S. Orders Pennsylvania Diet Supplement Company To Cease Operations Pending Reinspection by FDA

McKeesport Felon Charged With Illegally Possessing Firearm

Convicted Felon Charged With Illegally Possessing Pistol

Letter Carriers Union Official Charged With Embezzlement

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Theft Of Supplemental Security Income Benefits

Office Manager Charged With Embezzling Health Care Patient Co-Payments

Cranberry Township Woman Charged In Student Loan Fraud Scheme

March 9, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Possessing Heroin And Gun

March 8, 2012

Ford City Woman Sentenced To Probation With Home Detention For Counterfeit Currency Conspiracy

Rodeo Star Impersonator Charged In Fraud Scheme

Justice Department And FBI Raise Awareness Of Disaster Fraud Hotline

March 7, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Assaulting 3 Federal Workers

Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Johnstown Man Sentenced To 20 Months In Prison For Crack Distribution Conspiracy

Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Crack Cocaine

March 6, 2012

Two Brentwood Residents Charged With Conspiring To Obtain And Distribute Oxycodone

Union City Man Charged With Drug And Firearms Offenses

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Stealing Money From Social Security Administration, Making False Statements

Verona Man Charged In Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

West Mifflin Man Charged With Conspiring To Distribute Cocaine

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To 81 Months In Prison For Drug and Gun Crimes

Erie Crack Dealer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Jeannette Man Pleads Guilty To Posting Threat Against Police Chief On Craig's List

Mercer County Man Charged Producing Child Pornography

Erie Crack Dealer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Cambria County Man Pleads Guilty to Narcotics and Firearms Violations

Erie Felon Admits Firearms Law Violation

March 5, 2012

Erie Man Sentenced to Prison for Transporting Cocaine

Bradford Man Admits Stealing Gift Card, Cash from Mail

March 2, 2012

Johnstown Man Admits Conspiring To Distribute Heroin

March 1, 2012

Pittsburgh Crack Dealer Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Offenses

Local Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Distributing, Possessing Child Pornography

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February 2012

February 29, 2012

Indictment Charges Former Jamaican With Fraud, Conspiracy And Money Laundering

Fourth Former Jamaican Charged In Fraud Scheme

Former Jamaica Resident Charged In Lottery Fraud Scheme

Jamaican Charged In Fraud And Money Laundering In Fake Lottery Scheme

Investigation Leads To Indictment Of Former Jamaican On Fraud, Conspiracy Charges

Four Sentenced For Conspiring To Distribute Cocaine

February 28, 2012

Duncansville Man Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Possessing A Pipe Bomb

February 27, 2012

Florida Woman Sentenced To Prison, $1.5 Million Forfeiture Judgement For Running Sham Internet Pharmacy

Laser Attacks On Aircraft A New Federal Crime

February 24, 2012

Maryland Man Found Guilty Of Robbing Ford City Bank In 2007

Restaurateur Sentenced To Prison, Home Detention On Tax Charges

February 22, 2012

Johnstown Man Charged With Illegally Possessing Firearm, Dealing Heroin

Felon Charged With Federal Firearms Law Violation

Atlanta Man Pleads Guilty In Counterfeit Check Cashing Conspiracy

Tarentum Man Charged With Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

Former IKEA Employee Sentenced To Prison, Order To Pay Restitution For Fraud Scheme

February 21, 2012

Edinboro Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Child Pornography

Three Brooklyn Residents Charged In Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

February 17, 2012

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced To Prison For Assisting With Heroin Deals

February 16, 2012

Former Bank Teller Sentenced To Prison For Falsifying Records

February 15, 2012

Work Site Supervisor Sentenced To Probation With Home Detention For OSHA Violation Resulting In Employee Death

Floridian Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Oxycodone

McKees Rocks Man Charged With Illegally Possessing Firearms

Mexican Charged With Unlawfully Re-entering U.S.

Pittsburgh Man Facing Federal Drug Charges

Two Charged With Conspiracy, Fraud and Money Laundering

Former Union President Charge With Embezzling Funds, Falsifying Records

February 14, 2012

Financial Planner Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison For Fraud, False Tax Returns

Canadian Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Hydroponic Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

February 13, 2012

Mexican Pleads Guilty To Immigration Law Violation

Former Erie Teacher Sentenced To 235 Months In Jail For Child Pornography

February 10, 2012

Two Sentenced For Roles In Counterfeit Currency Scheme

West Mifflin Man Sentenced To 100 Months In Prison For Distributing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Stashing Heroin

Charleroi Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Possessing, Producing Child Pornography

February 9, 2012

Washington County Man Sentenced For Operating Internet Drug Store

Westmoreland County Man Pleads Guilty To Preparing False Tax Returns

New York Man Pleads Guilty In Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

February 8, 2012

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced To Probation With Home Detention For Stealing Daughter's Social Security Benefits

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced For Stealing Social Security Benefits

Clearfield County Man Admits Possessing Child Porn Videos And Images

February 7, 2012

Johnstown Crack Dealer Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Local Bank

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Illegally Possessing Pistol

Union Rep Charged With Charging Personal Expenses To Union Credit And Fuel Cards

Allegheny County Man Charged With Illegally Possessing Body Armor

Union Rep Charged With Embezzling Funds Over 5 Years

February 3, 2012

Judge Sentences Pittsburgh Woman For Defrauding Investors

Business Owner And Employee Sentenced To Prison For Conspiring To Defraud The IRS

February 1, 2012

Westmoreland County Man Charged With Threatening FBI Agent

North Versailles Man Admits Possessing Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty In Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

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January 2012

January 31, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Charged With Drug Law Violation

Fayette County Man Pleads Guilty In Social Security Fraud Scheme

Felon Charged With Violating Federal Gun And Drug Laws

January 30, 2012

Mexican Sentenced To Time Served For Re-Entering U.S. Following Removal

McKees Rocks Man Admits Possessing Child Pornography

Sex Offender Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Failing To Register Address

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced To Prison For Heroin Distribution

Judge Sentences McKees Rocks Man To 20 Years In Prison For Cocaine Trafficking Scheme

Uniontown Felon Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Illegally Possessing Weapons

January 27, 2012

Somerset County Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

Bedford County Man Charged With Possessing Child Porn Pictures And Videos

January 26, 2012

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 8+ Years In Prison After Pleading Guilty To Violating Child Sexual Exploitation Laws

Erie Man Admits Transporting Cocaine from Detroit to Erie

Judge Sentences Erie Man To 8 Years In Prison For Multiple Bank Robberies

Erie Man Sentenced To 46 Month In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

Jury Convicts Former Titusville Man Of Child Pornography Offenses

January 25, 2012

Removed Alien Sentenced To Time Served For Unlawfully Returning To U.S.

January 24, 2012

Mexican Citizen Sentenced to Time Served for Unlawfully Re-entering United States

Erie Man Gets One-Year Prison Term for Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

Clearfield County Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

January 20, 2012

McKeesport Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Possessing Child Pornography Videos

Ambridge Man Pleads Guilty In Credit Card Fraud Scheme

Residential Care, Inc. CEO Pleads Guilty For Failing To File Income Tax Return

January 18, 2012

Judge Sentences Mt. Pleasant Man To 51 Months In Prison For Conspiring To Possess And Sell Explosives

Pittsburgh Man Admits Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Altoona Man Charged With Violating Counterfeit Laws

Altoona Man Charged With Making Counterfeit Money

Erie Man Sentenced In Crack Cocaine Distribution Scheme

January 17, 2012

Pennsylvania Man Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

Washington County Man Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearm

January 13, 2012

Deported Alien Sentenced For Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Union Bookkeeper Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Embezzling Employer's Funds

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Offense

January 12, 2012

Man Pleads Guilty To Interstate Travel For The Purpose Of Engaging In Illicit Sex With A Minor

January 10, 2012

Felon Charged With Illegally Possessing Sawed-off Shotgun and Ammunition

Mexican Charged With Immigration Law Violation

Le-Nature's Defendants To Spend 5 Years in Prison

Former Baierl Acura Controller Admits Embezzling $10.2 Million

January 9, 2012

Westmoreland County Vet Sentenced To Probation, Fined For Filing A False Tax Return

Bovard Man Admits Setting Fire At Army National Guard Facility In Ross Township

January 6, 2012

Jury Finds West Virginia Man Guilty Of Armed Robbery Of Westmoreland Federal Credit Union

Somerset Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

Mars Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Possessing Child Pornography

January 5, 2012

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced To 71 Months In Prison For Defrauding Dwelling House Savings and Loan

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced To Probation With Community And Home Confinement For Conspiring To Commit Bank Fraud

Coraopolis Man Sentenced To 50 Months In Prison For Bank Fraud

Pittsburgh-Area Man Admits Attempting To Entice A Minor To Have Sex

Erie Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Child Pornography

School Corruption Hotline Activated

January 4, 2012

Local Woman Pleads Guilty To Helping 39 Individuals File False Tax Returns

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography

Judge Gives Coraopolis Woman Lengthy Prison Term For Defrauding Savings And Loan

Roman Catholic Priest Charged With Possession, Receipt Of Child Pornography

January 3, 2012

Le-Nature's Chief Sales Officer Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Role In Massive Fraud

Judge Sentences Le-Nature's Exec To 5 Years In Prison

New York Man Sentenced To Prison For "Skimming" Scheme At ATMs

Removed Alien Charged With Unlawfully Re-Entering United States

Deported Alien Charged With Illegally Re-Entering U.S.

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