News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

December 2011

December 29, 2011

Former Regions Bank Branch Manager Indicted for Embezzling from Customers

Hartselle Man Indicted for Illegal Firearms Transactions

Jackson County Man Indicted For Bridgeport Bank Robbery

Birmingham Man Indicted for Armed Bank Robbery of Compass Bank in Birmingham

December 20, 2011

Office-Supply Distribution Center Security Guard Pleads Guilty to Theft and Tax Charges

Gardendale Man Gets 15 Years for Mount Olive Pharmacy Robbery

December 15, 2011

Somerville Man Convicted for Structuring Currency Transactions

Three Lauderdale County Men Sentenced for Internet Pharmacy Fraud

December 14, 2011

Texas Man With Cullman Ties Sentenced Eight Years For Possessing Child Pornography

Drug Market Intervention Program Aims to Take Guntersville Community Back from Drug Dealers

December 13, 2011

Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Internet Auction Real Estate Scam

December 9, 2011

Four in U.S. Attorney’s Office Receive National Awards for Two-Year College System Prosecutions

December 8, 2011

Tuscaloosa Postal Worker Sentenced for Detaining, Delaying and Stealing Mail

December 7, 2011

U.S. Attorney Calls Meeting to Spur Program to Reduce Ex-Offenders’ Return to Prison

December 5, 2011

Shelby County Woman Pleads Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Conspiracy Against Ex-husband

December 1, 2011

Talladega County Man Sentenced to 51 months for Mailing Series Of Hoax Anthrax Letters

Federal Judge Sentences Former Bank Officer to 29 Months in Prison for Fraud

November 2011

November 30, 2011

Man indicted for identity theft and false claim as U.S. citizen

Guatemalan Man Indicted For Attempting To Sell Stolen Social Security Cards

Postal Employees Indicted for Stealing, Delaying and Destroying Mail

November 29, 2011

Florence Man Sentenced For Sex-Trafficking Of 15-Year-Old Girl

November 17,2011

State Business Development Consortium Director Convicted in $7.3 Million Fraud Conspiracy

U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects $10.7 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions in FY 2011

Accounting Manager Sentenced to 5½ Years in Prison for Embezzlement Scheme

November 15, 2011

Arkansas Banker Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Fraud Conspiracy with Northport Farm Credit Manager

West Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Disaster Fraud Related to Tuscaloosa Tornado

November 4, 2011

Former School Security Officer Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

November 3, 2011

Mexican Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Ammunition While in the Country Illegally

November 2, 2011

Former Comptroller Of Interconn Resources Inc Charged With Bank Fraud

November 1, 2011

Birmingham Man Indicted for Financial Access-Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Tuscaloosa Bank Robber Indicted In Federal Court

Former Union Official Indicted for Taking Union Funds

Birmingham Woman Indicted for Stealing Social Security Disability Benefits

October 2011

October 27, 2011

Ohio Man Gets 22 Years in Prison for Armed Bank Robbery In North Alabama

October 21, 2011

Man Charged with Disaster Fraud Related to Tuscaloosa Tornado

October 18, 2011

Sex Offender Educational Program

Birmingham Woman Pleads Guilty to Disaster Fraud

October 14, 2011

Albertville Man Sentenced to Life on Methamphetamine Charges

October 7, 2011

Former Social Security Worker Sentenced For Identity Theft and Misusing a Social Security Number

October 3, 2011

Tuscaloosa County Conservator Gets Prison for Failing to Report a Felony

September 2011

September 29, 2011

Former Alabama Organ Center Executives Charged With Fraud

September 28, 2011

Former Health Insurance Employee Sentenced for Role in Prescription Fraud Scheme

September 27, 2011

Huntsville Man Indicted for Wells Fargo Bank Robbery

Undocumented Immigrants Indicted for Counterfeit Identification Documents

Two Postal Employees Indicted For Mail Theft and Delay

Carbon Hill Court Clerk Indicted for Embezzling City Funds

September 22, 2011

Franklin County Man Sentenced to 27 ½ Years for Armed Pharmacy Burglary

Former Adamsville Court Clerk Sentenced for Embezzlement

Former President Of Credit Union Sentenced for Bank Fraud

Northport Farm Credit Manager Sentenced to 2 ½ Years in Prison for Fraud

September 21, 2011

Former Central Leasing Corp. Executive Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

September 14, 2011

Public Screening and Discussion of PBS Documentary Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness

September 2, 2011

Brighton Man Found Guilty In Oxycotin And Herion Ring

August 2011

August 31, 2011

Tuscaloosa Man Indicted for Armed Robbery of a Credit Union

Gardendale Man Indicted for Mount Olive Pharmacy Robbery

Federal Grand Jury Returns Three Disaster Fraud Indictments

Tuscumbia Woman Sentenced to One Year and a Day in Prison for Tax Fraud

August 16, 2011

Federal Judge Sentences Hueytown Tax Preparer to 2 ½ Years in Prison

August 11, 2011

Owner of Sumiton Medical Clinic Sentenced Two Years for Tax Fraud

August 5, 2011

Appeals Court Upholds Former Birmingham Mayor and Jefferson County Commission President’s Convictions

August 4, 2011

Former Liberty National Insurance Employee Sentenced 15 Months for Defrauding Company

Judge Imposes 21-year and 10-year Sentences in Cocaine Distribution Cases

July 2011

July 26, 2011

Homewood Man Indicted for Possessing and Manufacturing Destructive Devices

Tuscaloosa Credit Union Robber Indicted

Illegal Alien from Uzbekistan Indicted for Threatening to Kill the President and Possessing Machine Gun and Grenades

July 19, 2011


Justice Department And EPA Officials To Tour Village Creek Site

July 18, 2011

Justice Department And Epa Officials Discuss Black Warrior River And Environmental Justice In Birmingham

July 13, 2011

Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

July 12, 2011

Talladega County Man Pleads Guilty To Mailing Series Of Hoax Anthrax Letters

July 8, 2011

Birmingham Man Convicted for Armed Bank Robbery of BB&T Bank

July 1, 2011

U.S. Attorney Charges Former Central Leasing Corp. Executive With Wire Fraud

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Montgomery Man Pleads Guilty to Five Bank Robberies

June 29, 2011

U.S. Attorney Charges Former Meadowcraft CEO with Fraud

Former Hospice Owner Charged with Health Care Fraud

June 28, 2011

U.S. Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft and Delaying Mail

Wachovia Adamsville Bank Robbers Indicted

Alabaster Woman Indicted for Stealing Hospital Patient Information

Birmingham Man Faces Mortgage Fraud Charges for Selling Houses He Did Not Own

June 23, 2011

One of Chicago's Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested Today in Brent, Alabama

June 22, 2011

Franklin County Man Pleads Guilty to Armed Burglary of a Pharmacy
and Being a Felon in Possession of Firearms

June 9, 2011

Task Force Arrests Seven Indicted in Federal Court for Prescription Drug Conspiracy

June 8, 2011

Federal Officials Discuss Hate Crimes Protections with LGBT Community

U.S. Attorneys Office Hosts Training on Disaster Fraud Prosecution

June 3, 2011

Four Cherokee County Men Sentenced This Week on Federal Weapons Charges

U.S. Postal Inspectors Arrest Woman on Charges of Stealing Hospital Patient Information

June 1, 2011

Somerville Man Indicted for Structuring Currency Transactions

Postal Service Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Agency

Gadsden Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Cedar Bluff Bank Robbery

Ohatchee Couple Indicted for Structuring $4.5 Million in Currency Transactions

Postal Workers Union President Indicted for Embezzlement

May 2011

May 26, 2011

West Alabama Man Sentenced For Illegal Baiting Of Waterfowl

May 25, 2011

Leader of Prescription Fraud Scheme Sentenced for Health Care Fraud HIPAA Violations and Aggravated Identify Theft

May 24, 2011

Company Bookkeeper Sentenced For Embezzlement And Tax Fraud

May 20, 2011

Two Cullman Men Sentenced for December Pipe Bomb Explosions

May 12, 2011

Tuscaloosa County Conservator Charged with Failing to Report a Felony

May 12, 2011

17½-Year Sentence Given in Child Pornography Case; 10-Year Sentences Imposed in Child Exploitation Cases

May 10, 2011

National Disaster Fraud Hotline Available to Report Storm-Related Fraud

May 6, 2011

Truck Driver Sentenced to 10 Years for Enticement

May 4, 2011

Arkansas Banker Charged in Fraud Conspiracy with Northport Farm Credit Manager

April 2011

April 26, 2011

U.S. Postal Employee Indicted for Thefts from Postal Service

Florida Couple Indicted for Northwest Alabama Bank Robbery

Labor Union Officials Charged with Embezzlement

Gulf Shores Man Indicted for Misrepresenting Business to Get Government Contracts

Tuscaloosa Bankruptcy Attorney Charged with Bankruptcy Fraud

April 25, 2011

Former President Of Credit Union Charged In Federal Court With Bank Fraud

April 22, 2011

Shelby County Woman Sentenced for Fraud Scheme Based on Non-existent Lawsuit

April 21, 2011

Bessemer Man Gets Nearly Seven Years in Prison for Counterfeit Check Scheme

April 13, 2011

Owner And Corporate Officer Of Sumiton Business Pleads Guilty To $350,000 Tax Fraud

April 12, 2011

Postal Service Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor and Two Vendors Charged in Billing Fraud

April 11, 2011

Former Bevill State Community College Business Manager Sentenced for Embezzlement

April 08, 2011

Employees of State Consortium and Non-Profit Institute Agree to Plead Guilty to Tax and Fraud Charges

April 7, 2011

Birmingham Man Sentenced for Trafficking Counterfeit Nike Shoes, Filing False Tax Return and Mail Fraud

April 1, 2011

State Business Development Consortium Director Charged in Fraud and Money Laundering Conspiracy

March 2011

March 31, 2011

United States Files Complaint Against Medical Transport Corporation

March 30, 2011

Russellville Man Indicted as Felon in Possession of Ammunition and for Possessing Unregistered Explosive Devices

Tuscumbia Man Charged with 2009 Bank Robbery also Charged with Tuscumbia Woman in Tax Fraud Scheme

Odenville Man Indicted For Bank Fraud

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Mother and Daughter in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

Hartselle Man Sentenced For Lumber Company Arson

March 29, 2011

Former Adamsville Court Clerk Charged With Embezzlement

March 23, 2011

Birmingham Man Sentenced to 11 years in Prison for Armed Car-jacking

March 18, 2011

Birmingham Man Sentenced for Stealing Identities and Social Security Benefits

March 17, 2011

Birmingham Man Sentenced For Possessing a Pipe Bomb

March 15, 2011

Box-cutter Wielding Carjacker Sentenced in Federal Court

Etowah County Couple Must Serve 18 Months in Prison for Embezzlement and Repay $133,028

March 14, 2011

Birmingham Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Defraud The Government

March 9, 2011

Odenville Man Sentenced for Fraudulently Billing Employer

March 7, 2011

Tuscaloosa Man Sentenced to 20 years for Distributing Cocaine

Five Birmingham Residents Indicted for Robberies

March 2, 2011

Former Part-time Coach Sentenced 15 Years on Child Pornography Charges

Texan And Romanian National Indicted For Identity Theft And Fraud

Birmingham Man Indicted for Armed Bank Robbery of BB&T Bank

Montgomery Man and Woman Indicted in Connection to Tuscaloosa Bank Robbery

Birmingham Man Sentenced for Armed Bank Robbery of Regions Bank

March 1, 2011

Northport Farm Credit Manager Charged with Fraud

February 2011

February 24, 2011

Hueytown Tax Preparer Charged With Fraud

February 18, 2011

Dekalb County Man Sentenced to 12.5 Years in Prison for Computer Sharing of Child Pornography

February 15, 2011

Lauderdale County Roundup Nets 21 People Charged in Prescription Drug Scheme

February 10, 2011

Marshall County Woman Charged with Mailing Hoax Anthrax Letters

February 9, 2011

Photographer Sentenced To 5 ½ Years In Prison For Transporting Child Pornography

February 2, 2011

Brookwood Man Faces 34-count Federal Indictment in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Truck Driver Sentenced 17 ½ Years For Hauling 200 Pounds Of Cocaine In Hidden Compartment

January 2011

January 27, 2011

U.S. Attorney's Office Seeks Forfeiture of Aircraft Flown into Country Illegally

Georgia Man Sentenced Five Years for Arson and Fraud in Gardendale Church Fires

January 21, 2011

Federal Judge Sentences Nauvoo Man To 10 Years For Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography

January 13, 2011

Judge Orders Birmingham Tax Preparer To Pay $23,900 In Restitution For Submitting False Tax Returns

January 5, 2011

McCalla Man Sentenced To More Than Nine Years In Prison For Receiving And Possessing Child Pornography


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