News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

December 2012

December 27, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Huntsville-area Man for Receiving and Possessing Child Pornography

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Six Men for Illegally Re-entering the United States

December 6, 2012

U. S. Attorney’s Office Collects $27.4 Million in Civil & Criminal Actions, $12.1 Million in Forfeitures in FY 2012

U.S. Attorney Charges Adams Produce Employee with Conspiracy

Trussville Mortgage Company Owner Sentenced to Prison and Home Detention for Federal Tax Violations

December 3, 2012

North Alabama Reentry Council Meets to Discuss New Programs

November 2012

November 30, 2012

College Football Ticket Scammer Must Repay Victims and Serve Time

November 28, 2012

Lauderdale County Doctor Pleads Guilty to Health Care and Wire Fraud

November 27, 2012

Bessemer Man Indicted for Selling Counterfeit Designer Goods

Museum Security Guard Indicted for Receiving and Possessing Child Pornography

Man Indicted for Two Suburban Bank Robberies

Cocaine Ring Leader Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

November 9, 2012

Organizers of Counterfeit Check Scheme Sentenced in Federal Court

November 1, 2012

Huntsville Man Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison for String of Bank Robberies


October 2012

October 31, 2012

Day Care Owner Pleads Guilty To Filing False Tax Returns

Birmingham Businessman Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison for $450,000 Federal Tax Violation

October 30, 2012

Illegal Aliens Indicted for Possessing Firearms

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Child Exploitation Cases

Government Contractor in Huntsville Indicted for $7 million Fraud Scheme

October 24, 2012

Election Officials on Duty at U.S. Attorney’s Office for Complaints of Election Fraud, Abuse or Discrimination

Computer Printer Technician Acknowledges Defrauding Children’s of Alabama

October 22, 2012

Bulgarian National and Florida Woman Get 10 Years in Prison for Multi-State Bank Fraud and Identity Theft

October 10, 2012

Scottsboro Man Sentenced for Trafficking Protected Reptiles

October 3, 2012

Birmingham Police Officer Convicted for Using Excessive Force

Birmingham Lawyer Charged With Failure to File Income Tax Returns

September 2012

September 27, 2012

Federal Judge Sentences Tuscaloosa Credit Union Robber to 41 Years in Prison

Hayden Man Pleads Guilty to Interfering with Flight of Historic Biplane

September 26, 2012

Birmingham Man Indicted for Tweeting Threat Against President

Four Miami-Area Residents Indicted for Conspiracy, Bank Fraud, Access-Device Fraud and Identity Theft

Former Training Officer Indicted for Bribery, Contraband in Federal Prison

Tuscaloosa Woman Indicted for Falsely Claiming Disaster Benefits

September 21, 2012

U.S. Attorney's Office Joins Medicine Abuse Project and DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

September 11, 20124

U.S. Attorney's Office Presents Civil Rights and Hate Crimes Symposium

September 10, 2012

Federal Prosecutors Charge Southside Man With Mail And Securities Fraud

September 6, 2012

Federal Judge Sentences Birmingham Bank Robber to Nearly 12 Years in Prison

September 5, 2012

Medical Supply Company Agrees to Pay $1.8 million to Settle Claims of Fraudulent Medicare Billing

September 4, 2012

Federal Prosecutors Charge Atlanta Woman with Mortgage Fraud


August 2012

August 28, 2012

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Three Men for Illegally Re-entering United States

Undocumented Alien Indicted in Connection with Counterfeit Identification Documents

Four Men Indicted For Bank Fraud And Identity Theft

Federal Grand Jury Charges Birmingham Man with Distributing Heroin

Huntsville Man Charged with Fraud and Unauthorized Wearing of Military Medals

August 22, 2012

Birmingham Woman Pleads Guilty to Three Counts Of Federal Wire Fraud

August 21, 2012

U.S. Attorney’s Office Forms Civil Rights Enforcement Unit

August 20, 2012

Media Advisory

August 8, 2012

Federal Prosecutors Charge Five People for Fraudulent Home Loan Applications

Bessemer Woman Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison for Disaster Fraud

Pelham Man Pleads Guilty to Laundering Money in Scam with Daughter

August 3, 2012

Four North Alabama Men Convicted in Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

August 2, 2012

Office-Supply Warehouse Security Guard Sentenced to 2½ Years in Prison for Theft and Tax Violations

August 1, 2012

Two Armed Career Criminals Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

July 2012

July 31, 2012

Birmingham Police Officer Indicted for Using Excessive Force

Hayden Man Indicted for Shooting at Historic Biplane

Pinson Man Indicted for Mailing Fictitious Financial Instrument

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Man for Heroin and Methamphetamine Possession

July 26, 2012

Birmingham Business Owner Pleads Guilty to $450,000 Federal Tax Violation

July 24, 2012

Trussville Mortgage Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Federal Tax Violations

July 18, 2012

Livingston Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Distributing Crack Cocaine

Hayden Man Arrested for Shooting at Historic Biplane

July 13, 2012

Uzbek National Sentenced to Nearly 16 Years in Prison for Threatening to Kill the President and Providing Material Support to Terrorism

July 11, 2012

Saleem Abdul Rasheed Sentenced for Food Stamp Fraud and Filing False Immigration Documents

July 3, 2012

Brookwood Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

July 2, 2012

Birmingham Man Heads to Prison for Aiding Preparation of False Tax Returns

June 2012

June 28, 2012

Birmingham Man Indicted for Attempting to Entice a Minor for Sex

June 27, 2012

Morgan County Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Birmingham Woman Indicted for Disaster Fraud

Center Point Man Indicted for Bank Fraud

Two Local Men Indicted for Bank Fraud and False Statements

June 25, 2012

Bulgarian National and Florida Woman Plead Guilty to Multi-State Bank Fraud and Identity Theft

White House, Justice Department Announce Law Enforcement Grants For Hiring Of Veterans

June 22, 2012

Former Regions Bank Branch Manager Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

Somerville Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Structuring Currency Transactions

June 20, 2012

Ambulance Company Agrees to Pay $5.4 million to Settle Claims of Fraudulent Medicare Billing

June 14, 2012

Former Jasper Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Prosecutors and Women's Fund Join to Present Law Enforcement Training on Human Trafficking

June 13, 2012

Former Alabama Organ Center Associate Director Sentenced for Fraud

June 7, 2012

Shelby County Grandmother Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Conspiring in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

May 2012

May 31, 2012

Jefferson County Man and Woman Indicted For Tax Fraud

SBA Administrator Indicted for Wire Fraud and Theft of Government Funds

Gardendale Woman Indicted for Bank Fraud and Tax Evasion

Decatur Man Indicted for Disaster Fraud

Illegal Immigrant in Boaz Indicted on Drug-trafficking and Weapons Charges

Credit Union Employee Indicted for Embezzlement and Altering Records

Former Tuscaloosa Police Sergeant Charged With Civil Rights Violations

May 30, 2012

Federal Judge Hands Down 33-year and 15-year Prison Sentences for Car-jacking

May 16, 2012

Former Alabama Organ Center Executive Sentenced for Fraud

May 14, 2012

Third Man Charged in String of North Alabama Bank Robberies Pleads Guilty

May 9, 2012

Former School Security Officer Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Production of Child Pornography

May 7, 2012

Tuscaloosa Brothers Indicted and Arrested for Armed Robberies

May 4, 2012

Former Jasper Police Officer Charged with Bribery

May 2, 2012

Shelby County Woman Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Plotting to Kill Ex-husband

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Two People for Disaster Fraud

Three Men Charged with Concealing and Selling Stolen Army Telescopic Rifle Scopes

Lauderdale County Doctor Indicted for Health Care Fraud and Wire Fraud

Two U.S. Mail Carriers Indicted for Delaying and Stealing Mail

Birmingham Resident Indicted for Counterfeit Credit Cards and Identity Theft

Morgan County Man Indicted for Fraudulently Selling Timber Rights off Another Person’s Land

April 2012

April 27, 2012

Community Workshop on Truths and Myths about Islam set in May

April 25, 2012

Former Tuscaloosa County Sherriff's Sergeant Sentenced For Criminal Civil Rights Violations

April 24, 2012

Former Comptroller Of Interconn Resources Inc. Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

April 10, 2012

Convicted Felon Sentenced to Prison for Carrying Firearm and Impersonating a U.S. Marshal

March 2012

March 29, 2012

State Consortium Director Sentenced to 15 1/2 Years in Prison for $7.3 Million Fraud Conspiracy

March 28, 2012

Third Man Indicted in String of 2010 North Alabama Bank Robberies

Trussville Mortgage Company Owner Indicted for Not Filing Income Tax Returns

Mississippi Man Indicted for Robbery of Cadence Bank in Pelham

Bessemer Woman Charged with Making False Statement to Federal Agents

Former American Homecare Hospice CFO Charged with Bank Fraud

March 27, 2012

Federal Symposium on Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse Slated for Thursday in Trussville

March 22

Federal Judge Sentences Bessemer Man to 70 Months in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

March 21, 2012

Montgomery Man Sentenced to 12 ½ Years in Prison for Five Bank Robberies

March 19, 2012

Bessemer Man Pleads Guilty to Food Stamp Fraud and Filing False Immigration Documents

Madison County Court Clerk Gets $5,000 Fine and Probation for Aiding Unauthorized Access to State Court Computers

March 16, 2012

Carbon Hill Court Clerk Sentenced for Embezzling City Funds

March 15, 2012

Former Central Leasing Corp. Executive Sentenced to Two Years for Wire Fraud

Alabaster Man Sentenced to 12 ½ Years in Prison for Child Pornography

March 8, 2012

Justice Deparment and FBI Raise Awareness of Disaster Fraud Hotline

February 2012

February 29, 2012

Three Tennessee Residents Indicted for Conspiracy and Identity Theft

Birmingham Man, Tarrant Woman Indicted Separately for Disaster Fraud

February 28, 2012

Title Company Owner Sentenced To 12 Months for Mail Fraud

February 23, 2012

Birmingham Woman Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for False Statement to FEMA

February 21, 2011

Final Defendant in Brighton Drug Ring Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

February 17, 2012

Tuscumbia Man Sentenced For Bank Robbery That Led Authorities to Tax Fraud Case

February 16, 2012

West Alabama Man, Tuscaloosa Woman Sentenced in Separate Disaster Fraud Cases

February 15, 2012

Madison County Circuit Clerk Charged With Aiding and Abetting Unauthorized Access to Sensitive Court Data System

February 13, 2012

Eight People Indicted and Arrested in Marshall County Meth Conspiracy

February 10, 2012

Media Advisory

Uzbek National Pleads Guilty To Charges of Threatening to Kill the President
and Providing Material Support to Terrorist Activity

February 2, 2012

Huntsville Man Charged With Disaster Related Unemployment Assistance Fraud

February 1, 2012

Former Hospice Owner Sentenced for Health Care Fraud

Florida And Illinois Residents Indicted For Conspiracy And Identity Theft

Alabaster Woman Sentenced for Stealing Hospital Patient Information

Bessemer Man Charged with Food Stamp Fraud and Filing False Immigration Documents

January 2012

January 31, 2012

Former School Security Officer Pleads Guilty to One Count of Production of Child Pornography

Former Bank Fraud Prevention Manager Sentenced for Embezzlement

January 27, 2012

Federal Judge Sentences Birmingham Man to Five Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

January 25, 2012

Wife in Bank-Robbing Duo Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison

Birmingham Man Gets Life Plus 40 Years in Prison for Violent Business Robberies

January 24, 2012

Tuscumbia Man Sentenced for Using Fellow Inmates’ Information to Defraud IRS

January 20, 2012

Guilty Verdit on Carjacking and Using, Carrying, or Brandishing a Firearm

January 19, 2011

Two Men Arrested In Boaz On Methamphetamine Distribution Charges

January 17, 2011

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Convene Field Hearing In Birmingham, Alabama On Payday Lending

January 11, 2012

Former Meadowcraft CEO Sentenced to 2 ½ Years for Fraud

Federal Judge Sentences Armed Robbers to Long Prison Terms

January 6, 2012

Armed Robber Sentenced to Nearly 13 Years in Prison

U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $19.4 Million Fine in Jefferson County Sewer Corruption Case

January 3, 2012

U.S. Files Complaint Against National Chain Of Hospice Providers Alleging False Claims On The Medicare Program


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