News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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December 2011

December 21, 2011

Former Car Dealer Sentenced to Over Seven Years in Prison

Principals of Defunct Hedge Fund Plead Guilty to International Fraud Scheme

December 14, 2011

CD And DVD Counterfeiter And Supplier Sentenced To Prison

John Dennis Tan Ong Sentenced for Role in Attempted Export of M-4 Rifle Parts

December 12, 2011

One of the Country's Largest Clean Water Act Penalty Agreements Signed in Rabun County, Georgia Case

December 9, 2011

U.S. Attorney's Office Member Awarded Department of Justice Director's Honor in Washington D.C.

Atlanta Radiologist Sentenced to Prison

Former Network Engineer Indicted in Multi-Million Dollar Warranty Fraud

December 5, 2011

Convicted Felon Sentenced for Sex Trafficking of a Minor

December 2, 2011

Fake Doctor Sentenced for Health Care Fraud and Criminal HIPAA Violations

December 1, 2011

Bremen Man Sentenced for Investment Scheme

November 2011

November 30, 2011

Georgia Man Sentenced to Pay $20,000 for Role In Attempting to Illegally Traffic Live Deer

November 29, 2011

Georgia Couple Sentenced for Running a “Ponzi” Scheme that Cost Investors $18 Million

Former Fulton County Detention Officer Pleads Guilty to Public Corruption and Drug Trafficking Charges

November 22, 2011

Atlanta Man Pleads Guilty to Counterfeiting and Distributing Over a Million Dollars in Fake $100 Bill

Previously Convicted Ponzi Schemer Heads Back to Prison

Marietta Convenience-Store Owner Pleads Guilty to Food Stamp Fraud

November 18, 2011

Bank President Sentenced to Federal Prison for 6 Years

November 16, 2011

Three Defendants Sentenced for Defrauding 93-Year-Old

November10, 2011

Luthersville Man Indicted for Entering into Set-Aside Contracts for Service-Disabled Veterans Under False Pretenses

November 8, 2011

Former Fulton County Deputy Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Public Corruption and Drug Trafficking Charges

November 7, 2011

Jury Convicts Woman in $25 Million Nationwide Telemarketing Fraud Scheme

November 3, 2011

Atlanta Woman Sentenced for Committing Mortgage Fraud

Mableton Man Sentenced on Tax Fraud Charges

November 1, 2011

North Georgia Men Arrested, Charged in Plots to Purchase Explosives, Silencer and to Manufacture a Biological Toxin

October 2011

October 24, 2011

Alpharetta Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Obstruct Justice in Civil Lawsuit

October 21, 2011

Ormer Bank President Agrees to Plead Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Bank Fraud Conspiracy and Perjury in His Personal Bankruptcy Case

Leader of Northwest Georgia Oxycodone Distribution Ring Sentenced to Federal Prison

Local Gas Station Owner Sentenced to Prison

October 20, 2011

Feds Continue Pursuing, Prosecuting Sex Offenders Who Do Not Register When Settling in a Community

October 19, 2011

Four From the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Atlanta Given DOJ's Highest Attorneys Award by Attorney General Holder at Ceremony Today in Washington, D.C.

October 18, 2011

Former Dekalb Police Officer Sentenced to Federal Prison

October 17, 2011

Tax Preparer Sentenced for Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

Final Defendant Arrested in Large-Scale Credit Card Theft Ring

Immigration Attorney and Paralegal Sentenced for Immigration Fraud

October 14, 2011

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI Agents about Plans to Hire “Hit Man” to Murder Competing Butcher

October 13, 2011

Bello Sentenced for Human Trafficking of Two Young Women from Nigeria to Work as her Nanny and Maid

Department of Education Employee Charged with Using Government Computer to Collect Child Pornography

October 12, 2011

Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Submitting Faudulent Bills to Medicare and Medicaid

October 06, 2011

Cobb County Fiction Author Indicted in Wire Fraud Scheme

Johns Creek Subdivision Resident Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges Involving Neighbors

Acworth Executive Pleads Guilty to Defrauding His Former Company through Kickback Scheme

October 04, 2011

Former White County Sheriff's Deputy Indicted for Production of Child Pornography

September 2011

September 28, 2011

Tax Fraud Cases Result in Prison Terms for Multiple Defendants

Atlanta Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Computer Hacking Charges

September 26, 2011

Former Senior Executive of Atlanta-Based Company Indicted for Securities Fraud

September 21, 2011

Tax Fraudster Sentenced; Used Dead People’s Information

September 16, 2011

Sex Offender Sentenced for Failing to Register

September 14, 2011

Fayetteville Man Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for Defrauding Colleges and Universities

Fake Doctor Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud and Criminal HIPAA Violations

Former Dawson County Public Official Sentenced for Tax and Bankruptcy Fraud

September 13, 2011

U.S. Attorney’s Office Sponsors Interactive "Youth Justice Summit"

September 09, 2011

Youth Justice Summit to Reach Out to Teens

September 08, 2011

Pair of State Employees Sentenced to Prison in Food Stamp Scheme

September 06, 2011

Bank President and CEO Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

Union City Man Sentenced for Tax Fraud

September 01, 2011

East Point Man Who is a Naturalized U.S. Citizen Sentenced on Fraudulent Passport Charges

August 2011

August 30, 2011

Dekalb & Fulton County Combine to Receive Over $1 Million in Federal "C.O.P.S." Grants

August 29, 2011

New York Man Sentenced to Prison in Connection with "Straw Purchases" of Approximately 16 Firearms in Georgia

August 26, 2011

Settlement Reached with Lilburn, Georgia, Over Religious Discrimination Case Involving Muslim Group

August 25, 2011

Former White County Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for Production of Child Pornography

Department of Defense Employee Arrested for Taking $95,000 Bribe in Atlanta Relating to Military Contract in Afghanistan

August 17, 2011

Federal Complaint Filed Against California Company for Importing Counterfeit Atlanta Braves Baseball Caps

August 11, 2011

Mortgage Broker & Former Wife Sentenced for Tax Evasion

August 09, 2011

Company President Sentenced for stealing Government Money

August 08, 2011

Five "Sur-13" Gang Members Sentenced for Crime Spree

August 04, 2011

Morehouse Settles Misuse-of-Funds Case

August 03, 2011

Four Plead Guilty to Bribing Immigration Employee

Atlanta Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking of Minors

Villa Rica Resident Sentenced to Three Years for Exporting Military Holographic Weapons Sights and M4 Rifle Gun Parts

August 02, 2011

Defendant Indicted for Attempting to Buy a Child, Others Go to Federal Prison in Child-Related Cases

Canadian Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Traveling to Have Sex with an 11-Year Old Girl

July 2011

July 28, 2011

Two Men Sentenced for Arson of Tax Preparation and Loan Financing Center

School Teacher Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography

July 27, 2011

Repeat Offenders Sentenced on Tax Fraud Charges

July 22, 2011

Former DeKalb Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

July 18, 2011

Former Car Dealer Convicted in Multiple Fraud Scheme

July 14, 2011

Former Klansman who Traveled to Georgia for Sex with Two Underage Girls Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

July 12, 2011

Roswell Man Sentenced for Production and Possession of Child Pornography

July 8, 2011

Ellenwood Woman and Minister Husband Plead Guilty to Human Trafficking-Related Offenses

July 7, 2011

Atlanta Radiologist Guilty of Fraudulently Passing off Diagnoses Prepared by Non-Physician Employees

Atlanta Man Sentenced on Tax Fraud Charges

July 5, 2011

Key Member of Online Pedophilia Forum Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography

July 1, 2011

Law Firm Paralegal Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing from Escrow Account

Atlanta Man Indicted For Defrauding Investors in Ponzi Scheme

Alpharetta Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Obstruct Justice in Civil Lawsuit

Pair if State Employees Plead Guilty in Food Stamp Scheme

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Fulton County Deputy and Three Detention Officers Indicted for Smuggling Drugs, Cell Phones into Jail

June 29, 2011

Multiple Defendants Arrested for Operating Prescription Drug "Pill Mill"

49 Indicted, 373 Illegal Firearms Taken Off Streets in Undercover Storefront Operation

June 27, 2011

Atlanta Man Convicted By Jury for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Schemes

June 24, 2011

Atlanta Chiropractor Sentenced to Over 4 Years for Health Care Fraud

Former Bank Lawyer Indicted in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud and Money Laundering Conspiracies

June 22, 2011

Monroe Tax Protester Sentenced for Failing to File Tax Returns

June 21, 2011

Members of Violent Street Gang Indicted for Three Murders, and Other Shootings and Stabbings

June 13, 2011

Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Perpetrating New Investment Fraud Scheme While on “House Arrest” for Earlier Conviction

June 11, 2011

Bello Convicted By Jury for Trafficking Young Women from Nigeria to Work for Her as Nannies

June 10, 2011

Five Men Charged with Large-Scale Copper Theft Ring

June 9, 2011

Lithonia Woman Sentenced to Prison for Computer Fraud Using IRS Computers

June 6, 2011

Doctor Pleads Guilty to Billing Medicare and Medicaid for Counseling Sessions with Dead Patients

June 2, 2011

Corrupt Federal Officer Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling Guns and Drug Money Through the Airport

May 2011

May 18, 2011

Pair Charged For Sex Trafficking Ring

May 17, 2011

Vargas Sentenced For Conspiring To Possess Machine Gun As Part Of A Scheme To Send Firearms To Mexico

May 12, 2011

Feds Crack Down On Illegal Trafficking Of Oxycodone

Former Banker Sentenced To A Decade In Federal Prison For Conspiring To Defraud Community Bank & Trust

May 06, 2011

Atlanta Immigration Attorney Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Harbor Illegal Aliens In The United States 

Drug Store Manager Sentenced To A Decade In Prison For Attempting To Molest Two Boys, Ages 12 And 3

May 05, 2011

Canadian Citizen Pleads Guilty for Role in Attempted Export of M-4 Rifle Parts

May 04, 2011

Emissions Inspectors Plead Guilty to Violating Clean Air Act

May 03, 2011

Mableton Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Cargo Theft Conspiracy

Sandy Springs Marijuana “Grow House” Operation Defendants Sentenced to Prison

May 02, 2011

Former Air Force Sergeant Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Paying to View Minors Engaging in Online Sex Acts

April 2011

April 29, 2011

Two Charged for “Lying and Buying” Firearms Scheme

April 26, 2011

Former Dawson County Public Official Appears in Court on Federal Tax Evasion and Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

April 22, 2011

Delroy Davy Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Defrauding Failed Omni National Bank and Other Lenders

Former Executive of Failed Omni National Bank Sentenced to Federal Prison

April 21, 2011

Business Owners Sentenced for Employing Illegal Aliens

April 20, 2011

Matthew Paul Brown Indicted for Health Care Fraud and Other Criminal Violations

April 14, 2011

Methamphetamine Distributor Receives 19 Year Sentence

Feds Investigating, Prosecuting Variety of Tax Cases

April 13, 2011

Autism Researcher Indicted for Stealing Grant Money

April 8, 2011

Henry County Marijuana Grow House Operators Indicted; 10 Charged on Related Drug Trafficking & Firearms Crimes

April 6, 2011

Cobb County Doctor Indicted for Distributing Child Pornography

April 4, 2011

Canadian Man Convicted of Traveling to have Sex with an 11-year-old Girl and Possession of Child Pornography

April 1, 2011

Former Dekalb County Deputy Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes

March 2011

March 31, 2011

Owner of Trucking Company Indicted for Nearly $200,000 Social Security Fraud Scheme

March 28, 2011

Atlanta Doctor Indicted for Health Care Fraud and Tax Evasion

Atlanta Doctor Indicted for Health Care Fraud and Tax Evasion

March 24, 2011

Head of Sex Trafficking Ring Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

Online Child Predator Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

March 21, 2011

Former Bank President and Senior Loan Officer Indicted in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Conspiracy

March 17, 2011

School Teacher Indicted for Distributing Child Pornography

Corrupt Federal Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Guns and Drug Money Through the Airport

Defendants Sentenced in Federal Court for Attempting to Send Firearms to Mexico

March 9, 2011

Real Estate Broker Sentenced to Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud

Virginia man Charged with Attempting to Smuggle Counterfeit $100 Bills into the Country

Metro Atlanta Piano Company and CEO Sentenced for SmugglingIllegal Elephant Ivory into the United States

March 8, 2011

Two Men Charged with Producing Counterfeit Currency

March 7, 2011

Leader of Fraudulent Driver’s License Scheme Sentenced

Former Dekalb Police Lieutenant Indicted for Bribery

March 4, 2011

Doctor Indicted for Submitting Fraudulent Bills to Medicare and Medicaid

March 3, 2011

Macon Man Receives Life Sentence for Seeking Sex with Seven Year-Old Girl

March 2, 2011

Atlanta Summit on “Epidemic” Prescription Drug Abuse in Georgia

March 1, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY - Atlanta Summit on Prescription Drug Abuse in Georgia

Polk county man sentenced to federal prison for operating a chop shop

February 2011

February 28, 2011

Emissions inspectors indicted on clean air act violations

Griffin Worked for the IRS and Used IRS Computers to Fraudulently Obtain First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credits for Friends and Relatives

Lithonia woman indicted for computer fraud using IRS computers

February 24, 2011

School Teacher Arrested for Distributing Child Pornography

February 17, 2011

Final three defendants sentenced to federal prison for “phantom” timber scheme

Atlanta man indicted for stolen tax payments

February 4, 2011

Lynch sentenced to federal prison for theft of dozens of weapons from firearms dealer

Woodstock man with massive collection of child pornography sent to federal prison for a decade

"Operation four horsemen" results in significant funds going back to law enforcement agencies

February 2, 2011

Jefferson woman pleads guilty to social security fraud

Defendants plead guilty to damaging environment

January 2011

January 31, 2011

“Seaside partners fund” general partner sentenced to prison for investment fraud

Second defendant sentenced in check theft and identity fraud scheme

Louisiana man sent to federal prison for transporting minors for prostitution

January 27, 2011

Businessmen indicted on tax and immigration fraud charges

January 26, 2011

Six defendants sentenced for identity theft and account takeover scheme

January 25, 2011

Immigration attorney indicted for fraudulent filings with government

January 24, 2011

Twice convicted sex offender pleads guilty to receipt of child pornography just before trial

Former fulton county sheriff’s deputy sentenced to prison for corruption and drug charges

January 20, 2011

Former bank v-p pleads guilty to bank fraud conspiracy

"Operation Spider Web" Snags Cocaine, Meth and Weapons; 15 Indicted on Related Drug Trafficking & Firearms Crimes

January 19, 2011

Defendants plead guilty to conspiring to send firearms to Mexico

January 7, 2011

Riverdale man sentenced to federal prison for social security fraud

Federal inmate indicted for instructing criminal defendants to lie to federal authorities

January 5, 2011

Distributor of child pornography sentenced

Lawyer sentenced to prison for embezzling funds

January 3, 2011

LaGrange man sentenced to federal prison for receiving more than 200,000 images of child pornography

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