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December 2006

December 22, 2006

Members of Long Island Asphalt Cartel Admit Scheme to Rig Suffolk County and Town of Brookhaven Road Paving Contracts

December 21, 2006

Genovese Family Soldier and 7 Genovese and Gambino Family Associates Charged with Racketeering Conspiracy, Loansharking, Extortion, Attempted Obstruction of Justice, Arson, and Murder

December 20, 2006

Khalid Awan Convicted of Providing Material Support and Resources to Indian Terrorist Organization

December 12, 2006

Colombo Organized Crime Family Soldier and Ten Associates in Staten Island Crew Indicted on Racketeering, Robbery, Assault, Firearms, Loansharking, Gambling, and Narcotics Distribution Charges

December 12, 2006

Gambino Organized Crime Family Soldiers John Gammarano and William Scotto Indicted for Racketeering and Securities Fraud

December 6, 2006

Contractors Plead Guilty to Federal Charges in Connection with Brooklyn Scaffold Collapse Resulting in Employee's Death

November 2006

November 30, 2006

Defendant Who Stole an Historic Theodore Roosevelt Revolver from Sagamore Hill Pleads Guilty

November 30, 2006

Long Island Priest Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

November 30, 2006

Nine Clandestine Methamphetamine Drug Labs Discovered and Dismantled in New York City and Long Island

November 28, 2006

Distributor of Pseudoephedrine Tablets Pleads Guilty to Making a False Statement to Drug Enforcement Administration Investigators

November 17, 2006

Long Island Priest Arrested and Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

November 3, 2006

United States Attorneys Available to Receive Election Complaints

November 2, 2006

William F. Sorin, Former General Counsel of Comverse Technology Inc., Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Charge

November 2, 2006

Former Computer Associates Ceo Sanjay Kumar Sentenced to 12 Years of Imprisonment for Securities Fraud and Obstruction of Justice Scheme

October 2006

October 31, 2006

MS-13 Street Gang Member Convicted of Murder in Aid of Racketeering

October 24, 2006

Defendants in Natural Resource Damages Case Agree to Restore Fish Pathways at Massapequa Lake in Oyster Bay, New York

October 24, 2006

David Kreinberg, Former Cfo of Comverse Technology Inc., Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud Charges

October 2, 2006

Former FBI Agent Sentenced to Six Years of Imprisonment for Racketeering and Securities Fraud

September 2006

September 29, 2006

Home Health Care Agency Agrees to Pay $6 Million to Resolve Civil Fraud and Administrative Overpayment Claims

September 27, 2006

Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, Former Ceo of Comverse Technology Inc., Apprehended in the Republic of Namibia

September 25, 2006

Former President and Ceo of American Tissue Corporation Sentenced to 15 Years of Imprisonment and Ordered to Forfeit $65 Million on His Conviction for a $300 Million Bank and Securities Fraud

September 11, 2006

United States Attorneys Available to Receive Election Complaints

September 7, 2006

Long Island Titanium Manufacturer and its Owner/operator Indicted for Illegally Storing over 11 Tons of Hazardous Waste and Illegally Operating Two Diesel Generators

August 2006

August 21, 2006

Eight Defendants Arrested by the Fbi and Charged with Conspiring to Provide Material Support and Resources to a Foreign Terrorist Organization and Related Offenses

August 17, 2006

Former Executives of Defense Contractor D.h.b. Industries, Inc. Charged with Securities Fraud and Insider Trading

August 16, 2006

31 Korean Nationals Arrested Throughout the Northeastern United States in Federal Human Trafficking Case

August 9, 2006

Former Executives of Comverse Technology Inc. Charged with Backdating Millions of Stock Options and Creating a Secret Stock Options Slush Fund

July 2006

July 28, 2006

United States Settles Civil Environmental Case Involving Oil Spill into Sheepshead Bay

July 20, 2006

Former President of Long Island-based Company Charged in Multi-million Dollar Fraud Scheme

July 12, 2006

Long-time Bonanno Organized Crime Family Soldiers Baldassare Amato and Stephen Locurto, and Bonanno Crime Family Associate Anthony Basile, Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy

July 7, 2006

Owner of Chain of Cellular Phone Stores Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Customers and a Carrier

June 2006

June 28, 2006

Fourteen Defendants Indicted on Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges

June 15, 2006

Contractor Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment on Federal Charges in Connection with Brooklyn Building Collapse and Mail Fraud Scheme

June 15, 2006

Joint Investigation by United States, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ecuador Dismantles International Drug Trafficking Organization

May 2006

May 30, 2006

Nine Former Employees and Contractors of Newsday and Hoy Plead Guilty to Scheme to Defraud Newspaper Advertisers

May 24, 2006

Shahawar Matin Siraj Convicted of Conspiring to Place Explosives at the 34th Street Subway Station

May 18, 2006

Singapore Businessman Convicted of Secretly Diverting U.s. Military and Civilian Aircraft Parts to the Islamic Republic of Iran

May 11, 2006

Bonanno Family Soldier and Associates Indicted for Racketeering and Related Violent Crimes Murder Victim Strangled and Drowned at Staten Island Mansion

May 10, 2006

Convicted Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Pornography Defendant Faces Mandatory-minimum 15 Years' Imprisonment

May 3, 2006

Home Health Care Agency Agrees to Pay $1.6 Million to Resolve Civil Fraud and Administrative Overpayment Claims

May 2, 2006

Sixteen Defendants, Including Eight Employees of the City of New York, Charged in a Scheme to Sell Medicaid Cards

April 2006

April 28, 2006

United States and State of New York Lodge Consent Judgment with Suffolk County to Remedy Water Pretreatment Violations

April 27, 2006

Three Defendants Sentenced for Forcingyoung Mexican Women into Sexual Slavery in New York

April 24, 2006

Former Computer Associates Ceo Sanjay Kumar and Former Head of World-wide Sales Stephen Richards Plead Guilty to All Charges of Securities Fraud and Admit Lying to Federal Investigators to Cover up the Scheme

April 21, 2006

Defendant Arrested and Charged with Making False Statements to the FBI

April 20, 2006

Member of Violent Long Island Street Gang "The MS-13" Convicted of Murder

April 13, 2006

Construction Contractors Indicted for $10 Million Scheme Involving New York City Contracts

April 13, 2006

Eight Indicted in Scheme to Defraud Fema of Nearly $1 Million in Post-9/11 Disaster Relief Funds

April 6, 2006

Two Former Nypd Detectives Who Secretly Worked as Mafia Associates Convicted of Racketeering.

April 6, 2006

Long Island Man Arrested for Internet "Pump and Dump" Stock Scheme Involving False Claims Designed to Prey on Public Concern about Terrorism and "Bird Flu" Virus

April 5, 2006

Psychiatrist Charged with Conspiracy to Illegally Market the Prescription Medication Xyrem, Also Known as "Ghb," for Unapproved Medical Uses on Behalf of its Manufacturer

March 2006

March 30, 2006

U.S. Army Translator Charged with Theft of Classified Documents Concerning Iraqi Insurgency -- Documents Were Taken from 82nd Airborne in Iraq and Found in Defendant's Brooklyn Apartment

March 28, 2006

Gun Runners Picked up in 2 States

March 28, 2006

Fourteen Charged with Operating an Unlicensed Money Remitting Business and Engaging in an Extortionate Loan Scheme

March 24, 2006

Two Russian Organized Crime Figures Charged in Plot to Murder Businessmen

March 23, 2006

Four Defendants Indicted in Nigerian 'Advance-fee' Fraud Scam

March 23, 2006

Ten Members and Associates of the Colombo, Luchese, and Bonanno Organized Crime Families Charged with Racketeering and Extortion in Connection with Boiler Room Stock Fraud Schemes

March 21, 2006

New Charges Filed Against Senior Managers at Manhattan Day Trading Firm and a Former Merrill Lynch Stock Broker in “Squawk Box” Securities Fraud Case

March 9, 2006

Two New York City Police Officers and the Operators of a Queens Brothel Charged in Bribery Scheme

March 8, 2006

Twenty-one Members of an East European Organized Crime Ring Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in Brooklyn

February 2006

February 22, 2006

Charges Filed Against Identity Theft Ring That Used Social Security Administration Database to Steal Benefit Payments from Elderly Beneficiaries

February 10, 2006

Two Charged in Attempt to Bribe New York City Police Sergeant in Exchange for Dismissal of Pending Federal Case

January 2006

January 26, 2006

Justice Department Reaches Settlement Regarding Conditions at New York Nursing Home

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