News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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December 2012

December 26, 2012

Regional Controller for Turnberry West Charged with Conspiracy and Fraud for $6 Million Embezzlement Scheme

December 13, 2012

Las Vegas Limousine Company Owner and Employees Face Federal Racketeering, Drug, Prostitution and Fraud Charges

December 3, 2012

Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Convenience Store Robberies

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November 2012

November 28, 2012

Local Pediatrician and Co-conspirator Convicted of Fraud in Stem Cell Case

November 26, 2012

Felon Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Robbing Brothers at Gunpoint in Their Home and Carjacking Them

November 20, 2012

North Las Vegas Convenience Store Owner Pleads Guilty to Purchasing "contraband" Cigarettes

November 19, 2012

Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Carrying Loaded Gun into Reno Casino

November 8, 2012

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

November 6, 2012

Man Convicted of Possessing Thousands of Stolen Credit, Debit and Gift Card Numbers and Using Them to Buy Electronics

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October 2012

October 31, 2012

Man Sentenced to 19.5 Years in Prison for Murder of Woman at Moulin Rouge Apartments in 2002

October 31, 2012

Clark County Family Court Judge and Five Others Charged in Investment Fraud Scheme

October 30, 2012

November 2012 Elections

October 24, 2012

Retired Henderson Fireman Convicted of Felony Tax Crimes

October 23, 2012

California Man Who Cheated Las Vegas Casinos out of $1 Million Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison

October 18, 2012

Former Las Vegas Resident Who Defrauded Persons in Investment Fraud and Marketing Scheme Pleads Guilty

October 12, 2012

Las Vegas Home Builder Convicted of Mortgage Fraud Crimes

October 1, 2012

Leader of Nevada – Alaska Oxycodone Ring Pleads Guilty and Agrees to Serve 15 Years in Prison

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September 2012

September 28, 2012

Drug Take-back Day, Saturday, September 29, 2012

September 27, 2012

Nevada Tribes Receive over $1.2 Million from U.S. Department of Justice to Enhance and Support Tribal Justice and Safety

September 24, 2012

Las Vegas Cancer Doctor Agrees to Pay U.S. Department of Justice $486,000 to Resolve Medicare Fraud Allegations

September 19, 2012

Bankruptcy Attorney Charged with Federal Tax Crimes

September 12, 2012

Man Who Pointed Laser Light at Commercial Jets at Mccarran Sentenced to Eight Months in Jail

September 10, 2012

Former Nevada Lawyer Lawrence Davidson Sentenced to Prison

September 5, 2012

Man Who Defrauded Persons in "debt Relief" Scam Sentenced To 11 Years in Prison

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August 2012

August 30, 2012

Brothers Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Manufacture and Distribute Marijuana

August 29, 2012

Henderson Man Who Fired a Machine Gun in His Backyard on New Year's Eve 2010 Sentenced to Prison

August 28, 2012

Man Who Robbed Six Las Vegas Convenience Stores in 2010 Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

August 24, 2012

Former Employee of Triple Five Development Enters Guilty Plea to Federal Fraud Charges

August 24, 2012

Former Laborer's Union Cashier Sentenced to One Year in Prison for Stealing over $50,000 in Initiation Fees

August 24, 2012

Woman Who Operated "debt Relief" Companies Arraigned on Conspiracy, Fraud, and Money Laundering Charges

August 23, 2012

Sex Offender Sentenced to over 21 Years in Prison for Second Child Pornography Conviction

August 17, 2012

James Canyon Outdoor Marijuana Grow Site Eradicated - Charges Brought as Part of Joint Law Enforcement Effort

August 6, 2012

Former Casino Employee Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Stealing Player's Card Information

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July 2012

July 25, 2012

Las Vegas Business Owner Charged with Purchasing "Contraband Cigarettes"

July 24, 2012

Former Fernley Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

July 24, 2012

Former Fernley Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

July 19, 2012

Las Vegas Dentist and Office Manager Plead Guilty to Submitting over $200,000 in False Dental Work Claims to Local Laborers Union

July 17, 2012

Navy Seal Bickle Sentenced to 17.5 Years in Prison

July 12, 2012

Former Silverado High School Head Softball Coach Indicted on Federal Child Exploitation and Pornograhy Charges

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June 2012

June 12, 2012

Man Who Fraudulently Purchased over 20 Houses in Las Vegas Area Convicted of Federal Mortgage Fraud Charges

June 6, 2012

Nevada Lobbyist Harvey Whittemore Indicted for Making Unlawful Campaign Contributions and Lying to Investigators

June 1, 2012

Three Men Sentenced to Prison in Child Pornography Cases

June 1, 2012

Henderson Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Kidnapping Seven-year Old Girl & Carjacking Taxi Cab

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May 2012

May 30, 2012

Former Nevada Lawyer Lawrence Davidson Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Money Laundering and Supervised Release Violation

May 30, 2012

Leader of Methamphetamine Ring Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison

May 15, 2012

Federal Indictments Returned Against Winnemucca Man for Shootings on Ft. Mcdermitt and Sex Trafficking of Minors

May 10, 2012

Alleged Gang Members Charged with Federal Conspiracy and Gun Crimes for Burglary of Henderson Gun Store Last Summer

May 7, 2012

Las Vegas Doctor Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Unlawfully Prescribing the Painkiller Oxycodone

May 1, 2012

Tax Preparer Sentenced to Almost Three Years in Prison

May 1, 2012

Tax Preparer Sentenced to Almost Three Years in Prison

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April 2012

April 27, 2012

Las Vegas Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Obstructing IRS Laws

April 27, 2012

Felon Who Shot at Metro Officer While Fleeing in Van Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison

April 18, 2012

Federal Robbery and Gun Charges Filed Against Four Persons for Robberies of Four Las Vegas Convenience Stores Last Friday

April 10, 2012

Man Who Defrauded Victims of Millions in Investment Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 11.5 Years in Prison

April 4, 2012

Californians Charged with Identity Theft Crimes in Las Vegas

April 2, 2012

Former Energy Drink Company Owner Convicted of Tax Charges

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March 2012

March 29, 2012

Federal Jury Convicts California Man of Cheating Las Vegas Casinos out of $1 Million in Line of Credit Scheme

March 23, 2012

Mortgage Fraudsters Sentenced to Prison

March 16, 2012

Federal Authorities Arrest 19 Persons in Operation "open Market"

March 16, 2012

Arizona Man Convicted of Las Vegas Mortgage Fraud Crimes

March 6, 2012

Former CFO for Sparks Door Lock Company Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for $2 Million Embezzlement

March 5, 2012

Retired IRS Agent Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Transporting Woman into Nevada for Prostitution

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February 2012

February 17, 2012

Fifth Defendant Sentenced in Extortion Case Involving Shopping Mall Kiosk Operators

February 14, 2012

Former Colorado Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Tax and Identity Theft Charges for "Asset Protection" Scam

February 7, 2012

Las Vegas Pharmacy to Pay Department of Justice $1 Million and Surrender Its Dea Registration to Resolve Allegations of Unlawful Prescription Drug Distribution

February 7, 2012

Felon Sentenced to Almost 10 Years in Prison for Possessing Firearms

February 3, 2012

Defendants Sentenced in Unemployment Benefits Fraud Case

February 2, 2012

Leader of Bank Fraud Ring Sentenced to 14.5 Years in Prison

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January 2012

January 23, 2012

Reno Couple Sentenced to Prison for Filming Stepdaughter

January 13, 2012

Pow Wow Announcer Sentenced for Unlawful Sale of Feathers

January 12, 2012

Las Vegas Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Stealing over $500,000 in Social Security Disability Benefits

January 11, 2012

Prison Gang Leader Sentenced to 20 Years for Violent Crime/Racketeering Conviction

January 10, 2012

Jury Convicts Man Who Threatened Former North Las Vegas Police Chief and Assistant City Attorney

January 9, 2012

Las Vegas Neurologist Agrees to Pay U.S. Department of Justice $1 Million to Resolve Medicare Fraud Allegations


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