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July 2014

July 29, 2014

Man Faces Five Years in Federal Prison in Swatting Case

July 28, 2014

Convenience Store Owner and Manager Sentenced for Running Massive Food Stamp Fraud Scheme

Rowlett, Texas, Man Arrested for Sending Hundreds of Hoax White Powder Letters

July 25, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Indicts a Dallas County Commissioner, his Chief of Staff and Lobbyists in Multi-Faceted Conspiracy Involving Bribes

Defendants Enter Guilty Pleas in Child Pornography Cases

July 23, 2014

Fort Worth Man Admits Running Oil and Gas Ponzi Scheme

July 21, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to 64 Months in Federal Prison for Robbing a Credit Union

Federal Jury Convicts Tax Preparers

July 18, 2014

Dallas Woman Sentenced to 12 Months in Federal Prison for Committing Perjury Related to Bankruptcy Filings

July 16, 2014

Former Caseworker for the Dallas Project Reconnect is Sentenced

July 14, 2014

Licensed Pharmacist Convicted in Pill Mill Operation is Sentenced to 60 Months in Federal Prison

July 10, 2014

Prosecution of Methamphetamine DTO Results in Lengthy Federal Prison Sentences

Dallas Man in Federal Custody for Possessing Prepubescent Child Pornography

Garland Man in Federal Custody for Possessing Prepubescent Child Pornography

Computer Repairman Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Conviction

July 9, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to Serve a Total of 24 Years in Federal Prison for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography Involving a Minor Less Than Two Years Old

July 8, 2014

Dallas Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Criminal Copyright Infringement Related to Investor Fraud Case Involving Dynasty Spirits, Inc.

July 2, 2014

Final Guilty Plea Entered in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy With Ties to Lubbock and Odessa, Texas

July 1, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Tarrant County Man for Tax Evasion

Lake Charles Mechanic Pleads Guilty in Obscenity Case

June 2014

June 27, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to 336 Months in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Convictions

Borger, Texas, Man Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Conviction

Slaton, Texas, Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Former Lubbock Resident Admits Possessing Child Pornography Involving Image of Prepubescent Male

Waxahachie Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Federal Prison on Firearms Convictions

June 26, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts a Metroplex Chiropractor and Former Union Representative on Health Care Fraud and Related Charges

June 24, 2014

Dallas Man Known as Baja Bandit Admits Committing Armed Robberies of Local Insurance Businesses

June 20, 2014

Parker County, Texas, Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Kidnapping Charge

June 19, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to 24 Months in Federal Prison for Committing Financial Aid Fraud at Local Community Colleges

Serial Bank Robber Sentenced to 198 Months in Federal Prison

June 18, 2014

Man Who Enticed a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity is Sentenced to 300 Months in Federal Prison

June 16, 2014

Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for Laundering Monetary Proceeds from Sex Trafficking

June 13, 2014

Roommates Sentenced on Conspiracy Convictions Stemming from a Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

June 11, 2014

Former Correctional Officers at Big Spring Correctional Center Plead Guilty to Federal Charges

June 10, 2014

SORNA Offender Sentenced to 48 Months in Federal Prison

Wichita Falls Man Sentenced to 110 Months for Possessing Methamphetamine He Intended to Distribute

Wichita Falls Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Major Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

June 9, 2014

Local Chemical Engineer Indicted on Federal Charges in Trade Secrets Case

Tampa Contractor Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Hundreds of Investors in Connection With Home Solutions of America, Inc. Stock

June 6, 2014

Law Enforcement Arrests Members of the Violent “Goon Squad” and Others on Drug Trafficking and Robbery Conspiracy Charges

Former Correctional Officer and Inmate Sentenced in Contraband Smuggling Case

North Texas Men, Who Owned Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Companies, are Sentenced for Roles in Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

June 5, 2014

Conspirator in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy Involving More Than 150 Victims is Sentenced to Nearly Five Years in Federal Prison

Two North Texas Men Plead Guilty to Role in Stolen Refund Identity Fraud Conspiracy

June 4, 2014

Local Cell Head of a Major Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy is Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison

June 3, 2014

Bank Robber Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison for Robbing a Garland, Texas Branch of Bank of America

Dallas Man Admits Sex Trafficking of a Minor Child

Former DISD Employee and Co-Conspirator Arrested on Mail Fraud Conspiracy

May 2014

May 29, 2014

Fraudsters Involved in Gold Purchase Scheme are Sentenced

May 23, 2014

More American Commercial Colleges, Inc. Executives Plead Guilty to Federal Charges

Lubbock County Man Sentenced to 188 Months in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Conviction

May 22, 2014

Serial Armed Robbers, Who Robbed Four Metroplex Jewelry Stores, are Arrested on Federal Charges

American Commercial Colleges, Inc. and Its President Plead Guilty to Federal Charges

Registered Sex Offender Indicted for Producing Child Pornography

May 21, 2014

Former Executive at Collin Street Bakery Pleads Guilty to Federal Offenses

Former Teacher at Denton High School, Who Was Arrested Last Week on a Federal Child Pornography Charge, to Remain in Federal Custody

May 20, 2014

Dallas Man Faces Up to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Prepubescent Child Pornography

Local Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Felony Offense

Four Arlington, Texas, Residents, Including a Social Security Administration (SSA) Employee, Arrested on Federal Charges Including Conspiracy to Defraud the SSA

May 16, 2014

“Ten-Percenter” Sentenced to One Year and One Day in Federal Prison on Tax and Tax Fraud Convictions Involving Winnings at Lone Star Park Horse-Racing Track

San Angelo Man Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

May 15, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Nearly $16 Million in Restitution for Role in Massive Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

May 14, 2014

Springtown, Texas, Man Indicted on Federal Hate Crime and Kidnapping Charges for Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation

May 13, 2014

Dallas-Based Physician and Home Health Agency Director of Nursing Convicted in $3 Million Medicare Fraud Conspiracy

Dallas Couple Face Up to Life in Federal Prison after Pleading Guilty to Conspiracy and Sex Trafficking of Children Offenses

May 9, 2014

Armed Bank Robber Sentenced to Serve More than 24 Years in Federal Prison for Robbing Banks in Lubbock and Amarillo in May 2013

May 6, 2014

Dallas Psychologist, Who Treated Disabled Federal Workers, is Sentenced to 36 Months in Federal Prison on Health Care Fraud Conviction

Father and Daughter Bank Robbers Sentenced

May 1, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Amarillo Man on Drug and Firearms Charges

April 2014

April 29, 2014

Dallas Tax Return Preparer Admits Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Dallas Man Associated With Anonymous Hacking Group Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

April 28, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Sweetwater Man for Role in Heroin Distribution Conspiracy

April 25, 2014

Former Office Manager at Red Creek Municipal Utility District is Sentenced to 21 Months in Federal Prison for Embezzling Funds From District

April 24, 2014

Bank Robber Sentenced to 188 months in Federal Prison

April 21, 2014

Dallas Man Who Ran a Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy is Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Federal Prison

April 17, 2014

Dallas Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison on Wire Fraud Conspiracy Conviction

Serial Bank Robber Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison

Borger, Texas, Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Offense

April 16, 2014

Abilene Man Sentenced to 188 Months in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography

April 15, 2014

Abilene Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charge

April 14, 2014

Defendants Sentenced in Massive Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Former Employee at Medistat Group, Associates, Inc., in Desoto, Texas, Sentenced to 33 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

April 10, 2014

Dallas Men Sentenced on Firearms Convictions

April 9, 2014

Former Executive Director of Rockwall Housing Development Corporation Sentenced to 12 Months and One Day in Federal Prison for Role in Conspiracy to Steal Federal Funds from HUD

April 8, 2014

Purchaser and Seller in Loan Fraud Scheme are Sentenced

Grand Prairie Man Sentenced to 96 Months in Federal Prison for Exchanging Sexually Explicit Photos With a Minor

Former Caseworker for the Dallas Project Reconnect Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering, Making a False Statement to HUD and Deprivation Under Color of Law

April 4, 2014

Executive Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison on Wire Fraud Conspiracy Conviction

Financial Planner Sentenced to Serve 10 Years in Federal Prison on Wire Fraud and Money Laundering Convictions

April 3, 2014

Final Defendant Sentenced in Operation Cowtown Tobacco

April 2, 2014

Prosecution of Methamphetamine Drug Trafficking Organization Results in Lengthy Federal Prison Sentences and Significant Cash Seizures

March 2014

March 31, 2014

Father and Son Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Sentences on Conspiracy and Health Care Fraud Convictions

March 28, 2014

Former Denton County Insurance Agent Sentenced to 292 Months in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay More Than $4 Million Restitution on Fraud Conviction

Dallas Man Sentenced to Serve a Total of 300 Months in Federal Prison for Role in Conspiracies to Distribute Cocaine and Methamphetamine

Illegal Alien Carrying Numerous Assault-Style Rifles in His Vehicle Trunk is Sentenced to 40 Months in Federal Prison

March 27, 2014

Federal Grand Jury Charges Search Engine Optimizers With Extorting Money from a Local Merger and Acquisitions Firm

March 21, 2014

Slaton, Texas, Man Admits Producing Child Pornography

Garland, Texas, Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Conviction

March 18, 2014

Dallas County Man Admits Role in $5 Million Staged Accident Fraud Scheme

March 17, 2014

University Park Woman Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for Transporting and Shipping Child Pornography

Dallas County Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison in Investor Fraud Case

Physician Sentenced to 57 Months in Federal Prison on Health Care Fraud Conviction

Dallas Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison on Methamphetamine Conviction

March 12, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Wife of Former Executive at Collin Street Bakery on Conspiracy, Money Laundering and False Statement Felony Offenses

March 11, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Dallas Man on Child Pornography Charges

March 7, 2014

Lubbock Man Sentenced to 210 Months in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography

March 6, 2014

Collin County, Texas, Man Sentenced to 51 Months in Federal Prison for Embezzling Approximately $1 Million from Employer, Hudson Advisors, LLC, in Wire Fraud Scheme

March 5, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to Serve a Total of 25 Years in Federal Prison on Federal Child Pornography Convictions Involving Prepubescent Minor

March 4, 2014

Wichita Falls Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison for Role in Major Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

Federal Jury Convicts Dallas County Man on Drug and Firearm Offenses

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Two Receive Lengthy Federal Prison Sentences for Roles in Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring

Regional Director of Califco, LLC, a Property Management Company, is Sentenced to 12 Months and 1 Day in Federal Prison for Violating the EPA’s Clean Air Act

February 26, 2014

Plano Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay $118,139 in Restitution on Conspiracy Conviction

Dallas Man Faces Up to Life in Federal Prison After Pleading Guilty to Sex Trafficking of Children

Co-Defendant in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy Case Involving Former NFL Player Sam Hurd is Sentenced

February 25, 2014

Dallas Man Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay $168,920 in Restitution for Fraudulently Receiving Social Security Benefits

February 24, 2014

Dallas-Area Lawyer Sentenced for Covering Up Bank Fraud

February 21, 2014

Parker County Man Charged with Hate Crime for Assault Based on Victim's Sexual Orientation

Gaines County Man Sentenced to 121 Months in Federal Prison for Possessing Prepubescent Child Pornography

February 20, 2014

Convicted Felon Sentenced to Serve a Total of 120 Months in Federal Prison on Firearm and Drug Convictions

Defendants Sentenced to Lengthy Federal Prison Terms for Roles in Major Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

February 14, 2014

Former Mail Carrier from Fort Worth Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Possessing Stolen Mail

North Richland Hills Man Sentenced to 80 Months in Federal Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Convenience Store Owner and Manager Charged in Massive Food Stamp Fraud Scheme

Amarillo Man Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for Robbing Texas Plains Federal Credit Union

Tax On the Run Owners and Others Sentenced for Roles in Tax Refund Scheme Involving Misuse of First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

Former Police Chief in Rising Star Indicted

February 13, 2014

Former Civilian Translator Embedded With Military Units in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Seven in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

Former Lubbock Resident Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Slaton, Texas, Man for Producing Child Pornography

February 12, 2014

Former Arlington, Texas, Police Officer Sentenced to One Year and One Day in Federal Prison

Former Youth Pastor at Church in Garland, Texas, Sentenced to 144 Months in Federal Prison on Child Pornography Conviction

February 10, 2014

Grapevine Man Sentenced to 72 Months in Federal Prison for Possessing Firearm While Under Protective Order

Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison on Firearm Charges

February 7, 2014

Seven Metroplex Residents Charged in ID Theft Conspiracy

Fort Worth Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Family Members Who Were Convicted in Mail Fraud Conspiracy Involving a Local Travel Agency are Sentenced

February 5, 2014

Abilene Dentist Sentenced to 18 Months in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay Nearly $58,000 in Restitution in Medicaid Fraud Scheme

February 3, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Pharmacist, Physician’s Office Manager and Three Drug Dealers in “Pill Mill” Operation

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Dallas Man Arrested on Federal Drug and Counterfeiting Charges to Remain in Federal Custody

Mansfield Tax Preparer Sentenced to 36 Months in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay More Than $1.6 Million in Restitution

Two Dallas-Area Residents Admit Defrauding Investors in Gold Purchase Scheme

January 30, 2014

Colleyville, Texas Man Sentenced to 210 Months in Federal Prison for Running Ponzi Scheme That Caused More Than $8 Million in Losses to Investors

January 28, 2014

Attorney General Holder Appoints Eight New U.S. Attorneys To Advisory Committee

Dallas Man Admits Possessing and Producing Child Pornography Involving a Minor Under Age Two

Final Defendant Convicted in Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy is Sentenced to Serve a Total of 240 Months in Federal Prison

Defendants Sentenced for Roles in Major Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

January 27, 2014

Southlake, Texas, Man Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison on Structuring Conviction

January 24, 2014

Chairman of Richardson, Texas, Oil and Gas Well Promotions Company Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison on Conspiracy and Securities Fraud

U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Conviction and Sentence of Khalid Aldawsari

January 22, 2014

North Texas Man Sentenced to One Year and One Day in Federal Prison for Preparing and Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Dallas Psychologist Remanded Into Federal Custody After Pleading Guilty to Health Care Fraud Offense

January 21, 2014

Federal Jury Convicts Husband and Wife on Conspiracy and Health Care Fraud Charges

January 17, 2014

Inmate Sentenced to 55 Months in Federal Prison for Mailing Threats to Law Enforcement

January 15, 2014

Woman Who Absconded After Arrest on a Federal Felony Drug Charge is Sentenced to 136 Months in Federal Prison

January 14, 2014

Confessed Heroin Dealer Admits Providing Drugs That Caused Death of Two Young Metroplex Women

January 10, 2014

Former Yoakum County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced to 48 Months in Federal Prison

January 9, 2014

Northern District of Texas U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects More Than $31 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2013

Amarillo Anesthesiologist Sentenced To 45 Months in Federal Prison on Federal Tax Evasion Charges

January 7, 2014

Man Convicted at Trial For Role in Nearly $3 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving the Operation of Euless Healthcare Corp. is Sentenced to 72 Months in Federal Prison

January 2, 2014

Plainview, Texas, Man Sentenced to 210 Months in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography

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