News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

2010: Jan | Feb | Mar | April | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

December 2010

December 23, 2010

Ward - Tax Plea in First Time Home Buyers Credit Scheme

December 20, 2010

Harris - Tax Plea in First Time Home Buyers' Credit Scheme

December 20, 2010

United States Attorney Announces Appointment of Appellate Chiefs

December 16, 2010

Attorney General Eric Holder to Attend Investiture Ceremony for U.S. Attorney Edward L. Stanton, III

December 16, 2010

Austin, Texas Man Receives Life in Prison
Sentence Imposed for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Aiding and Abetting the Killing of a Law Enforcement Officer to Avoid Apprehension and Prosecution for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

December 13, 2010

Former Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

December 7, 2010

Memphis Resident Pleads Guilty to Tax and Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

December 2, 2010

Individual Sentenced to Life on Child Exploitation Charges

November 2010

November 24, 2010

Memphis Resident Sentenced on Tax and Embezzlement Charges

November 19, 2010

Indictment Charging Fourteen with Drug Trafficking Unsealed

November 12, 2010

Defendant Pleads Guilty in $1,000,000 HUD-Funded Property Management Scheme

November 5, 2010

Former Notary Public Sentenced for Bribing County Clerks

November 5, 2010

Insurance Broker Indicted for Embezzling Clients’ Funds and Money Laundering

November 5, 2010

Former Employee Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Defraud International Paper Corporation

October 2010

October 27, 2010

Memphis Residents Charged in Tax and Identity Theft Scheme

October 27, 2010

Local Federal Prosecutor, FBI Special Agent, and ICE Special Agent Receive Prestigious Attorney General’s Award

October 22, 2010

Tennessee Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit Murders of African Americans - Plot Included Then-Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

October 18, 2010

November 2010 Elections

October 11, 2010

Individual Sentenced for Defrauding Local Businesses

September 2010

September 28, 2010

Former Memphis Police Department Officer Sentenced to 18 Months for Civil Rights Violation

September 28, 2010

Former Notary Public Sentenced for Bribing County Clerks

September 23, 2010

Shelby County Chosen as 1 of 8 Demonstration Sites For Attorney General Holder’s Defending Childhood Initiative

September 23, 2010

Austin, Texas Man Sentenced to 60 Months for His Part in a Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana Which Lead to the Killing of a Law Enforcement Officer

September 17, 2010

Fort Campbell, Kentucky Man Receives 112 Months In Prison - Sentence Imposed for Illegal Possession of Military Armament

September 10, 2010

Memphis Resident Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme

September 3, 2010

Friendship Resident Pleads Guilty to Income Tax Evasion

August 2010

August 31, 2010

IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

August 26, 2010

Former Memphis Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Using Excessive Force on an Arrestee

August 25, 2010

Austin, Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Aiding and Abetting the Killing of a Law Enforcement Officer to Avoid Apprehension and Prosecution for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

August 25, 2010

22 People Charged with Heroin Trafficking

August 25, 2010

Kidnapper of Memphis Mail Carrier Sentenced

August 13, 2010

Sex Offender Sentenced to 10 Years

August 6, 2010

Edward L. Stanton, III Confirmed by US Senate to Serve as US Attorney for Western District of Tennessee

August 6, 2010

Memphis Doctor Sentenced to 262 Months for Writing Illegal Prescriptions

July 2010

July 20, 2010

Gleason Couple Pleads Guilty to Tax Charge

July 20, 2010

Man Indicted for Bank Robbery

July 16, 2010

Justice Department Announces Western District of Tennessee as Project Safe Neighborhoods Achievement Award Recipient

July 16, 2010

Memphis Area Resident Indicted on False Claim Charges

July 9, 2010

Man Sentenced to 208 Months Imprisonment for Carjacking, Being a Felon in Possession and Violation of Supervised Release

July 2, 2010

Memphis Man Sentenced to 185 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robberies

June 2010

June 28, 2010

Federal Jury Convicts Psychologist for False Billings to Medicare/Medicaid

June 24, 2010

Memphis Man Sentenced in Federal Court on Sex Trafficking Charges

June 18, 2010

Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force Announces Regional Results of "Operation Stolen Dreams" Targeting Mortgage Fraudsters

June 2, 2010

Memphis Resident Pleads Guilty to Tax & Embezzlement Charges

May 2010

May 13, 2010

Former International Paper Employee Indicted for Embezzlement of Funds

April 2010

April 27, 2010

Business Owner Indicted on Tax Evasion Charges

April 23, 2010

Charges Filed Against Tax Return Preparer

April 22, 2010

Memphis Man Indicted for Illegal Storage of Hazardous Waste

April 21, 2010

Cosmetology School Owners Charged in Federal Court - Charges Include Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, Embezzlement, and Obstruction of Justice

April 21, 2010

Memphis Man Sentenced to 115 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Possess with the Intent to Distribute at Least 100 Kilograms of Marijuana

April 21, 2010

Memphis Man Charged in Federal Court for Defrauding Local Churches

April 15, 2010

Please Note Updated Sentencing Information - Arkansas Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit Murders of African-Americans - Plot Included Then-Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

April 8, 2010

Memphis Return Preparer Indicted on Tax Charges

April 6, 2010

Martin, TN School Teacher Charged in Federal Indictment

April 6, 2010

Two Charged in Federal Court with Bank Robbery

March 2010

March 29, 2010

Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Murders of African-Americans - Plot Included Then-Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

March 19, 2010

Martin, TN School Teacher Charged in Federal Complaint

March 15, 2010

Two Charged with Interference with Interstate Commerce by Attempted Robbery and the Use of a Firearm during a Crime of Violence

March 15, 2010

Psychologist Pleads Guilty to Lying to the FBI

March 11, 2010

IRS Employee Indicted on Tax Charges

March 11, 2010

Former Memphis Return Preparer Pleads Guilty

March 8, 2010

Millington Man Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme

March 3, 2010

Memphis Man Sentenced to 39 Years in Federal Prison - Sentenced for Robbery of Six Businesses in Memphis

February 2010

February 26, 2010

Three Memphis Police Officers Charged in Federal Complaint - Officers Charged with Conspiracy, Bribery and Extortion

February 24, 2010

Friendship Residents Charged with Income Tax Evasion

February 22, 2010

Lake County Man Indicted in Federal Court

February 22, 2010

Milan Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Charges of Production of Child Pornography

February 18, 2010

Doctor Sentenced for Diverting Prescription Drugs

February 9, 2010

Deputy Jailer Charged in Federal Court with Bank Robbery

February 3, 2010

Former Shelby County Deputy Sentenced in Federal Court

February 1, 2010

Germantown Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court - Admits to Dealing Firearms Without a License From His Home

January 2010

January 21, 2010

Memphis Return Preparer Indicted on Tax Charges

January 14, 2010

Six Individuals Indicted on Child Exploitation Charges

January 14, 2010

Arkansas Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Murders of African-Americans - Plot Included Then- Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

January 8, 2010

Defendant Sentenced to Life for Conspiring to Sell Cocaine

January 5, 2010

Carjacking Defendant Sentenced in Federal Court

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