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December 2013

December 27,2013

Abbott Laboratories To Pay $5.475 Million To Resolve Federal Health Care Fraud Investigation

December 20,2013

Fayetteville Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Possession Of Child Pornography

Ryan Michael Guesford Sentenced To Serve 120 Months In Prison For Conspiring To Distribute Oxycodone

December 19,2013

Stephen Leon Williams Sentenced To 90 Months On Federal Drug And Gun Charges

December 16,2013

Federal Jury Convicts Greeneville Oncologist And Practice Manager Of Violating Food, Drug And Cosmetic Act

December 12,2013

Large-Scale Cocaine Trafficking Organization Dismantled

December 2,2013

Knoxville Attorney Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Offense

November 2013

November 27,2013

Bristol, Tennessee, Couple Sentenced In Connection With Meth Lab Explosion

November 26,2013

United States Attorney William C. Killian Participates in Awareness and Knowledge Building Conference on Counterfeit Household Products and Fake Automotive Parts in Alicante, Spain

November 21,2013

Federal Jury Convicts Joshua Roberts In Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

November 20,2013

Father, Two Sons Sentenced To A Total Of 85 Years In Prison For Involvement In Oxycodone And Money Laundering Conspiracies

November 8,2013

Erwin Residents Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture Methamphetamine

November 6,2013

Randall Michael Lawson Sentenced To 216 Months In Prison And Lifetime Supervision For Narcotics, Firearms, Money Laundering, And Social Security Fraud Convictions

November 4,2013

32 Indicted For Federal Drug And Gun Violations

October 2013

October 31, 2013

Jason Anthony Carter Convicted In Connection With Meth Lab Explosion

October 25, 2013

Erwin Residents Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture Methamphetamine

October 22, 2013

Sneedville Resident Johnny Wayne Neeley Convicted For Oxycodone Trafficking Offenses

September 2013

September 27, 2013

U.S. Attorney William C. Killian Announces Hiring Grants For Law Enforcement And School Safety Officers

Cleveland Doctor Indicted For Fraud And Money Laundering

September 19, 2013

Cocke County Woman Who Threatened TBI Agent Sentenced To 51 Months In Federal Prison

September 16, 2013

District Attorney Lisa Shepperd Zavogiannis Sworn In As Special Assistant United States Attorney

September 13, 2013

Nasser Qayed Sentenced For Knoxville-Detroit Scheme Involving Contraband Cigarettes County

Seven East Tennessee Residents Sentenced To A Total Of 603 Months In Prison For Methamphetamine Conspiracy Operating In Washington County

September 11, 2013

Johnson City Pharmacist Sentenced To Serve Five Years Probation

Christopher Michael Vaughan Sentenced To 420 Months For Armed Robberies

September 6, 2013

Johnson City Man Convicted Of Drug And Firearms Offenses

Federal Jury Convicts Jeffrey Scott Braden Of Meth Manufacturing Conspiracy Charge And Related Offenses

September 5, 2013

Distributing Methamphetamine And Selling Firearms Illegally Sends Unicoi Market Operator To Federal Prison For 46 Months

Cocke County Drug Dealer Who Threatened TBI Agent Sentenced To 135 Months In Federal Prison

September 4, 2013

Former TVA Vice President Pleads Guilty To Unlawful Financial Investments In Iran And Filing False Income Tax Returns

August 2013

August 29, 2013

Larry Shane Morgan Sentenced To Serve 447 Months For Armed Robberies

Geoff Billips Sentenced To Serve 104 Months In Prison For Armed Robbery

Funds Obtained In $4,078,713.00 Forfeiture Case Shared With Local And State Law Enforcement From Tennessee, North Carolina And California

August 21, 2013

Calvin Carter Sentenced To 106 Months In Federal Prison For Cocaine And Firearms Charges

August 20, 2013

Knoxville Resident Charles Bush Sentenced To Serve 151 Months In Prison For Child Pornography

August 15, 2013

Patrick Shane O’Ferrall Sentenced To 120 Months For Possessing Child Pornography

August 12, 2013

Former Jonesborough Police Officer Sentenced To Serve Eighteen Months In Prison For Steroid Trafficking

August 7, 2013

Husband And Wife Sentenced For Participating In Conspiracy To Manufacture Methmaphetamine

July 2013

July 15, 2013

Morristown Dentist Indicted For TennCare Fraud

July 10, 2013

Mexican Citizen Convicted Of Illegally Re-Entering The United States

July 2, 2013

Johnson City Physicians To Pay $4.25 Million To Resolve Civil False Claims Allegations Re Unapproved Foreign Drugs

July 1, 2013

Sevierville Developer Receives Five Year Sentence For Wire And Bank Fraud Conspiracy And Money Laundering In $6 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

June 2013

June 27, 2013

Greeneville Physician And Wife Indicted For Misbranded Drugs And Health Care Fraud

June 26, 2013

James Wade Campbell Sentenced To Serve 240 Months In Prison For Manufacturing Methamphetamine

June 24, 2013

John Threadgill Sentenced To Serve 51 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion

June 19, 2013

Knoxville Resident Sentenced To 20 Years For Using Bomb During Bank Robbery

June 18, 2013

Thirteen In Custody On Federal Cocaine Charges In Tennessee And Alabama

Mexican And Honduran Citizens Indicted On Federal Charges Of Transporting Illegal Foreign Nationals

June 17, 2013

Federal Jury Convicts Father And Two Sons Of Conspiracy To Distribute Oxycodone And Money Laundering

June 12, 2013

Joseph Banner Sentenced To 170 Months In Prison For Participating In A Conspiracy To Manufacture Methamphetamine

Detroit Drug Dealer Sentenced To 240 Months In Prison For Transporting Oxycodone To The Tri-Cities

June 11, 2013

Johnson City Physician Sentenced To Serve Two Years In Prison For Unapproved Foreign Drugs

June 6, 2013

Sevierville Attorney Receives Four Year Sentence For Wire And Bank Fraud Conspiracy And Money Laundering In $6 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Cleveland Man Sentenced To Serve 33 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

June 5, 2013

Remarks By U.S. Attorney William C. Killian At Public Disclosure In A Diverse Society Event Held In Manchester, Tennessee, June 4, 2013

Former Greeneville, Tennessee Pharmacist Sentenced To Serve 63 Months In Prison

June 3, 2013

Paul Adams Sentenced To 36 Months In Federal Prison On Federal Tax Evasion Charges

May 2013

May 29, 2013

Former Gatlinburg Resident Sentenced To Serve 18 Months In Prison For Tax Offenses

May 24, 2013

German Rolando Vicente-Sapon Sentenced To Serve 15 Years In Prison For Transporting A Minor Across The Mexican Border For Unlawful Sexual Activity

Arrests Made In Conjunction With Benchmark Investigation

May 21, 2013

Last Of Four Men Involved In Methamphetamine Conspiracy Sentenced In Federal Court

May 20, 2013

Carl Lee Glass Sentenced To 106 Months In Federal Prison For Cocaine And Firearms Charges

Federal Jury Convicts Tyler James Schaeffer On Firearms Charges

May 13, 2013

Kareem H. Wood Sentenced To Serve Over 15 Years In Prison For Distribution Of Crack Cocaine

May 8, 2013

Cocaine And Firearm Convictions Result In 84 Month Sentence For Esgar Escamella Estrella

May 6, 2013

Jimmy Rollins Sentenced To 300 Months In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

May 1, 2013

Vernon Luke Bowser Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Conspiracy Operating In Washington County

April 2013

April 30, 2013

Leslie Ashmore Sentenced To 240 Months In Prison For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

April 25, 2013

James Light Sentenced To 150 Months In Prison For Conspiracies To Distribute Cocaine And Oxycodone

April 24, 2013

Roger Tristan Johnson Sentenced To 235 Months In Prison For Participating In Conspiracy To Distribute Oxycodone

April 22, 2013

Anthony Lamont Singleton Sentenced To Serve 110 Months In Prison For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Tamral Guzman and Brian Hatcher Sentenced

April 18, 2013

Fourteen Arrested On Federal Methamphetamine Charges In Tennessee And North Georgia

April 12, 2013

Former Shaw Group Safety Manager At TVA Nuclear Sites Sentenced To 78 Months In Prison For Major Fraud Case Against The United States

April 8, 2013

Jeffrey Bryant Nichols Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement Scheme

April 2, 2013

Brandon Laferty Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

March 2013

March 28, 2013

Former Gatlinburg Resident Convicted Of Tax Offenses

March 26, 2013

Forty-Two Indicted On Charges Relating To Manufacture And Distribution Of Methamphetamine In Anderson County

March 20, 2013

Knoxville Couple Convicted Of Tax Fraud

March 8, 2013

Grace Healthcare And Grace Ancillary Services Agree To Pay United States And State Of Tennessee $2.7 Million To Resolve False Claims Allegations

March 6, 2013

Tyler Schaeffer and Two Codefendants Charged In Armed Robbery Spree

March 4, 2013

Consumer Awareness And Protection Expo/Shred Event

February 2013

February 27, 2013

Jeffery Stock Sentenced To 46 Months In Federal Prison For Sex Offender Registration Crime

February 20, 2013

Knoxville Woman Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison For Identity Theft Scheme

February 15, 2013

Bernard Addison Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison For Conspiring To Counterfeit Us Postal Service Money Orders

February 13, 2013

Thirty-Two Individuals Convicted Of Cocaine, Marijuana, And Oxycodone Conspiracies

February 8, 2013

Mario Hernandez Velazquez Sentenced To Serve 65 Years In Prison On Cocaine And Firearms Convictions

February 7, 2013

Jimmy Rollins Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography

February 6, 2013

Cocke County Residents Arrested For Drug Violations

February 5, 2013

Brandon Royce Clark Sentenced To 100 Months For Possession Of Ammunition

February 4, 2013

Former TVA Vice President Indicted For Unlawful Financial Investments In Iran

January 2013

January 31, 2013

Telford Man Pleads Guilty To Illegal Distribution Of Steroids

January 23, 2013

Arnoldo Ayala Guevara Cazarez Sentenced To 235 Months In Prison For Methamphetamine Conspiracy

January 22, 2013

Sean Dennis Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Issuing Postal Money Orders

January 17, 2013

Knoxville Woman Sentenced To One Year In Prison For Lying To Court About Cancer Diagnosis

January 16, 2013

Knoxville Woman Sentenced To 20 Months In Federal Prison For Defrauding U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs And Social Security Administration

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Rocky And Leon Houston For Federal Firearms Violations

January 14, 2013

Rocky And Leon Houston Arrested For Federal Firearms Violations

January 10, 2013

Kaylen Butcher Sentenced To 61 Months In Prison For Armed Robbery

Russian National Convicted Of 2002 Double Homicide Committed In Gatlinburg

January 9, 2013

Habraham Enrique Guevara Sentenced To Seven Years In Prison For Meth Conspiracy

Tammy Copas Sentenced To 121 Months In Prison For Armed Robberies

Robert Randall “Peanut” Webb Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison For Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

January 8, 2013

Freddie Marshall Carson Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

Atlanta Resident Sentenced For Identity Theft And Social Security Fraud

New York Resident Sentenced To 22 Years In Prison For Transporting Ammo To New York Drug Trafficking Organization

January 3, 2013

Tamaral Guzman Convicted Of Failure To Appear In Connection With Fleeing From Ongoing Drug And Financial Crimes Trial

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