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December 2005

December 19, 2005

Former President of Accounting Firm Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading in Advance of the Howard Stern - Sirius Satellite Radio Deal

December 8, 2005

United States Files Forfeiture Complaint Against Greenpoint Hotel

December 7, 2005

Twelve Members of the "Cartoon Network" Marijuana Ring Charged with Distributing over a Ton of High Potency Marijuana to Thousands of Customers in the New York City Metropolitan Area

December 1, 2005

Request for Expressions of Interest and Statements of Qualification for Federal Independent Examiner

November 2005

November 22, 2005

Top Corporate Officers of Allou Healthcare Plead Guilty to Massive Corporate Fraud, Insurance Fraud, and Bribery Schemes

November 9, 2005

Suffolk County Woman Sentenced for Her Role in Forced Labor and Alien Smuggling Scheme

November 8, 2005

The Bank of New York Resolves Parallel Criminal Investigations Through Non-prosecution Agreement with the United States

November 2, 2005

Bonanno Family Captain, Soldier and Three Associates Charged with Racketeering, Loansharking, Illegal Gambling, Assault and Robbery Conspiracies

October 2005

October 28, 2005

U. S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York Honored with Eight Director's Awards

October 18, 2005

Genovese Family Acting Boss Dominick "Quiet Dom" Cirillo and Three Captains Plead Guilty to Racketeering Charges

October 7, 2005

Former Citigroup Stock Broker Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Scheme Involving "Squawk Boxes"

October 4, 2005

United States Enters into Agreement with Local 1 of the International Union of Elevator Constructors, Which Will Result in the Appointment of an Independent Examiner and Numerous Reforms

September 2005

September 30, 2005

Defense Attorney Larry Bronson and Gambino Crime Family Associate Steven Kaplan Charged with Racketeering Conspiracy

September 29, 2005

Colombo Crime Family Soldier Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Charge

September 28, 2005

Twenty-two Members of Two Colombian Drug-trafficking Organizations Charged with Conspiring to Import Massive Quantities of Narcotics Through Seaports in New York and California

September 23, 2005

Gambino Family Captain Dominick Pizzonia Charged with Racketeering Conspiracy, Including the "Bonnie and Clyde" Double Murder

September 16, 2005

Three Charged in Scheme to Defraud Immigrant Families Seeking Subsidized Housing

September 13, 2005

The United States Moves to Dismiss Indictment Against the New York Racing Association

September 12, 2005

Former New York Stock Exchange Floorclerk Pleads Guilty to "Front-running" Securities Fraud Scheme

September 8, 2005

United States Files Civil Penalty Action Against American Airlines for Violations of Federal Aircraft Safety Regulations

September 1, 2005

Mohammed Mohsen Yahya Zayed - Convicted of Conspiring to Provide Support to Al Qaeda and Hamas Terrorist Groups - Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison

August 2005

August 31, 2005

Director and Former Director of QueƩnch, Inc. Indicted in $2.55 Million Stock Fraud Scheme

August 17, 2005

Eleven Members of the Latin Kings Gang Charged with Drug Trafficking, Robbery Conspiracy, and Credit Card Fraud

August 15, 2005

Four Former Stock Brokers from Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers Charged in "Front-running" Securities Fraud Scheme Using "Squawk Boxes"

August 1, 2005

Amr "Anthony" Elgindy Pleads Guilty to a Second Indictment for Making False Statements to Federal Officials

July 2005

July 28, 2005

Statement of United States Attorney Roslynn R. Mauskopf on Sentencing of Mohammed Al Hassan Almoayad

July 28, 2005

Senior Compliance Officer at Merrill Lynch Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering in Connection with Grand Jury Investigation into "Front-running"

July 26, 2005

MS-13 Gang Members Convicted on Federal Racketeering Charges Stemming from Long Island Shootings

July 19, 2005

Thirteen Members of the Brooklyn-based Gang the "Cash Money Brothers" Indicted for Racketeering

July 14, 2005

Eleven Gang Members Indicted for Racketeering

July 12, 2005

United States Files Superfund Suit for Reimbursement of Cleanup Costs at a Site in Oyster Bay, New York

July 6, 2005

United States Files Racketeering Case Against the International Longshoremen's Association and Top Ila Officials

June 2005

June 27, 2005

Criminal Defense Attorney Charged with Racketeering, Murder Conspiracy and Obstruction of Justice

June 23, 2005

Former FBI Agent Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice

June 15, 2005

Three Former Employees of Newsday and Hoy Arrested for Their Roles in Schemes to Defraud Newspaper Advertisers

May 2005

May 25, 2005

Six Leaders and Members of Violent Brooklyn Street Gang Charged with Five Murders

May 11, 2005

Physician Who Prescribed Controlled Substance Without Examining Patient Will Pay Penalty

May 9, 2005

Eight Charged with Distributing More than 100 Pounds of Potent Marijuana

May 5, 2005

Sixteen New York City Public School Custodian Engineers and One Vendor Charged with Theft and Misapplication of Department of Education Funds

May 4, 2005

Joint United States and Colombia Initiative Dismantles International Drug Organization

April 2005

April 22, 2005

Statement of United States Attorney Roslynn R. Mauskopf in Connection with the Pleas Relating to the Crash of the Andrew J. Barberi

April 21, 2005

Contractor Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in Connection with Brooklyn Building Collapse

April 21, 2005

Former Managing Director of Sg Cowen Securities Pleads Guilty to "Pipe" Insider Trading Scheme

April 20, 2005

Three Individuals and S.a. Charged with Operating Dozens of Illegal International Internet Pharmaceutical Websites

April 19, 2005

Defendant Who Threatened U. S. District Judge and Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn Arrested by United States Marshal's Service and FBI

April 13, 2005

Former President and Ceo of American Tissue Corporation Convicted of Conspiring to Commit $300 Million Bank and Securities Fraud after Ten-week Trial

April 5, 2005

Three Defendants Plead Guilty to Charges Involving Forcing Young Mexican Women into Sexual Slavery in New York

April 5, 2005

27 Defendants Charged in Guyanese-based Cocaine Importation and Distribution Ring

April 5, 2005

Genovese Family Acting Boss Dominick "Quiet Dom" Cirillo and Three Captains Indicted for Racketeering

March 2005

March 30, 2005

United States Files Superfund Suit for Reimbursement of Cleanup Costs at a Groundwater Contamination Site in Great Neck, New York

March 24, 2005

Five Charged with Operating Marijuana Cultivation "Farms" near Public and Private Elementary Schools in New York

March 21, 2005

State Bar Association Vice-president Pleads Guilty to Courthouse Bribery Scheme

March 10, 2005

Two Former NYPD Detectives Who Secretly Worked as Mafia Associates Indicted for Racketeering

March 7, 2005

Twenty Members of a Violent Jewelry Store Robbery Ring Charged with over a Dozen Armed Thefts

February 2005

February 9, 2005

Homeless Man and Federal Prisoner Arrested in Separate Schemes to Defraud Class Action Victims of Millions of Dollars

January 2005

January 31, 2005

United States Files Superfund Suit for Reimbursement of Cleanup Costs at the B.C.F. Oil Refining Corporation Site in Brooklyn, New York

January 26, 2005

Kenneth "Supreme" Mcgriff and 8 Leaders, Members and Associates of Mcgriff's Enterprise Charged with Racketeering, Homicide and Drug Distribution

January 20, 2005

Three Arrested on Long Island in Million Dollar Phony Rare Coin Scheme

January 19, 2005

Seven Charged in Major Crackdown on Health Care Fraud in the Eastern District of New York

January 4, 2005

Thirteen Defendants Arrested in Drug Sweep in Brooklyn

January 3, 2005

United States Settles Civil Environmental Case Against Bay Terrace Cooperative Section X, Inc. Involving Oil Spill into Little Neck Bay

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