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December 2011

December 30, 2011

Former Chief Executive Officer of Construction Supply Company Convicted in Bank Fraud Scheme

December 22, 2011

Trucking Company Owners Indicted on Embezzlement, Tax Evasion and Million Dollar Fraud Charges

December 21, 2011

Long Island Doctor Arrested on Indictment Charging Illegal Distribution of Oxycodone and Other Controlled Substances

December 15, 2011

Hedge Fund Portfolio Manager Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud

December 15, 2011

Superseding Indictment Charges Genovese Organized Crime Associates and Union Officials with Additional Extortions of International Longshoremen's Association Members

December 09, 2011

Alleged Terrorist Indicted for the Murder of Five American Soldiers

December 09, 2011

Attorney General Recognizes District Employees

December 08, 2011

Two South Ozone Park Cousins Convicted of Multiple Robbery, Conspiracy and Firearms Charges

December 06, 2011

Ivory Smuggler Pleads Guilty in New York

December 01, 2011

Ryan N. Hermon, Chief of Staff to New York State Assemblyman William F. Boyland, Jr., Charged with Bribery and Hobbs Act Extortion Conspiracy

November 2011

November 29, 2011

New York State Assemblyman William F. Boyland, Jr. Charged with Bribery and Attempted Hobbs Act Extortion

November 28, 2011

U. S. Attorneys’ Offices Nationwide Collected $6.5 Billion in Civil and Criminal Actions in Fiscal Year 2011

November 22, 2011

Former Con Ed Employees and Private Contractors Sentenced for Their Roles in Bribery Schemes

November 16, 2011

Former Stock Broker Arrested on Wire Fraud Charges

November 10, 2011

Drug Robbery Crew Member Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery Conspiracy and Narcotics Trafficking

November 10, 2011

Alleged Terrorist Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Al-qaeda

November 09, 2011

Fugitive Extradited to United States from Mexico

November 04, 2011

Malaysian National Sentenced to 10 Years for Hacking into Federal Reserve Bank

November 03, 2011

Stock Broker Arrested on Wire Fraud Charges

November 01, 2011

U.S. Obtains Court-ordered Relief Against Queens Slaughterhouse Selling Uninspected Poultry to the Public

October 2011

October 20, 2011

Brooklyn Boiler Room Operator Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit $6 Million Securities Fraud

October 17, 2011

NYPD Officer Charged with Criminal Civil Rights Violation for False Arrest and Malicious Prosecution

October 14, 2011

Former Agape World, Inc. Owner and President Sentenced to 25 Years Imprisonment for Multi-million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

October 13, 2011

Ukrainian National Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery and Gun Charges

October 06, 2011

Assistant Commissioner of NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development Indicted for Racketeering, Bribery and Extortion

October 05, 2011

Leader of $98 Million Mortgage Fraud Sentenced to 108 Months

October 05, 2011

Six Indicted in $25 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

October 05, 2011

New York City Police Department Officer Arrested on Federal Civil Rights Charges and Unauthorized Use of a Computer to Obtain Information from a Law Enforcement Database

September 2011

September 23, 2011

Owner of International Clothing Retailer Sentenced to Four Years of Imprisonment for Bank Fraud

September 20, 2011

Gryphon Financial C.E.O. and Owner Sentenced to 8 Years of Imprisonment for Securities Fraud

September 15, 2011

Dmitriy Yakovlev Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Identity Theft Involving Three Missing or Murdered Persons

September 09, 2011

New York City Resident Indicted for Providing Material Support to Terrorists

September 08, 2011

Two Brooklyn Area Physicians and One Medicare Beneficiarycharged in Nationwide Medicare Fraud Strike Force Takedown

September 06, 2011

Two Ms-13 Gang Leaders Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Racketeering and Murder

September 06, 2011

Former Citigroup Vice President Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud for Embezzling More than $22 Million

September 02, 2011

Internet Clothing Vendor Charged with Wire Fraud for Scheme to Defraud Customers of $5 Million

September 01, 2011

U.S. Attorneys Paul J. Fishman and Loretta E. Lynch to Lead Attorney General’s Advisory Committee

August 2011

August 19, 2011

Real Estate Agent Indicted in $50 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

August 08, 2011

Aleksander Efrosman Extradited from Poland Following Joint Investigation by the United States, Panama, Austria, Czech Republic and Poland

July 2011

July 26, 2011

Two Brooklyn, N.Y., Pharmacists Charged in $3 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

July 26, 2011

Philadelphia Shop Owner Charged in African Elephant Ivory Smuggling Investigation

July 22, 2011

Father of Would-be Suicide Bomber Convicted of Obstructing Terrorism Investigation

July 18, 2011

Commodities Trader Convicted of Threatening to Kill Government Officials

July 14, 2011

Anton Ginzburg Pleads Guilty to Hiding Swiss Bank Account from the IRS

July 14, 2011

Dealers and Collector Charged with Smuggling Egyptian Antiquities

July 13, 2011

37 Alleged Members and Associates of an International Ethnic-albanian Organized Crime Syndicate Arrested

July 07, 2011

Brooklyn Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Kill U.s. Soldiers Abroad and Attempting to Provide Material Support to AL-SHABAAB

July 06, 2011

Brooklyn Neurologist Pleads Guilty in Health Care Fraud Scheme

June 2011

June 27, 2011

MS-13 Street Gang Member Sentenced to Thirty-five Years’ Imprisonment for Murder

June 27, 2011

Former Citigroup Vice President Charged with Bank Fraud for Embezzling More than $19 Million

June 23, 2011

Three Brooklyn Physical Therapy Clinic Employees Plead Guilty in a $3.4 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

June 23, 2011

Ten Members of Staten Island Prescription Pill Ring Indicted

June 17, 2011

Investment Manager Sentenced to 20 Years of Imprisonment for Operating 30-year Ponzi Scheme

June 15, 2011

MS-13 Soldier Pleads Guilty to Murdering Mother and Child

June 10, 2011

Novo Nordisk Pays $1.725 Million to Resolve Claims That its Sales Representatives Paid Pharmacists for Access to Confidential Patient Information

June 09, 2011

Two Defendants to Be Arraigned in Federal Court in Brooklyn Today on Charges Related to a Double Homicide and Robbery

June 08, 2011

Nine Alleged Members of a Staten Island Crack Cocaine Distribution Organization Arrested

June 07, 2011

Ten Alleged Members of a Colombian Drug Trafficking Organization Charged with Distributing over 25,000 Kilograms of Cocaine

June 07, 2011

Former New York City Police Officer Sentenced to 240 Months for Conspiring to Commit Robberies and to Distribute Heroin

June 03, 2011

Pound Ridge Man Convicted for Luring Young Foreign Women to His Home for Sex Crimes

June 01, 2011

Fourteen Alleged Members of a Rockville Centre Crack Cocaine Distribution Organization Arrested

June 01, 2011

Health Care Company Agrees to Settle Civil Fraud Charges for $12.5 Million

May 2011

May 26, 2011

Imam from Trinidad Convicted of Conspiracy to Launch Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

May 26, 2011

Three Convicted of Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor, and Immigration Offenses on Long Island

May 23, 2011

Fitness Club Owner Convicted of Two Murders

May 23, 2011

U.S. Recovers Fourteenth-century Religious Artwork Stolen from Private Italian Villa

May 23, 2011

Ambulance Company Agrees to Settle Allegations That it Defrauded Federal Health Insurance Programs by Submitting Inflated Claims for Payment

May 13, 2011

Brooklyn Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Involving False Billings to Medicare

May 12, 2011

Mexican Couple Sentenced for Forcing Minor into Prostitution in Brooklyn

May 11, 2011

Two Executives of Start-up Company Charged with Securities Fraud Conspiracy

May 06, 2011

Marketing Company Executive Pleads Guilty to Perjury in Connection with Investigation of Spongetech Delivery Systems, Inc.

April 2011

April 29, 2011

Three Members of Robbery Crew Charged with Kidnaping and Murder

April 29, 2011

MS-13 Gang Leader to Be Arraigned on Murder Charges

April 25, 2011

NYPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery Conspiracy and Narcotics Trafficking

April 21, 2011

Staten Island Businessman Arrested on Fraud Charges for Operating Multi-million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

April 19, 2011

The United States Obtains Broad Injunctive Relief Against Brooklyn-based International Beef and Veal Exporter and Others

April 14, 2011

Brooklyn Man Pleads to Guilty to Forcing Underage Girls into Prostitution in New York

April 13, 2011

Malaysian National Pleads Guilty to Access Device Fraud

April 07, 2011

Comverse Technology Inc. Agrees to Pay $1.2 Million Penalty to Resolve Violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

April 05, 2011

Colombian Drug Trafficker Convicted of International Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

March 2011

March 23, 2011

Chinese Counterfeit Perfume Importers Indicted for Allegedly Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods

March 15, 2011

Indictment Unsealed Charging Additional Member of Al-qaeda Plot

March 14, 2011

Two MS-13 Gang Leaders Convicted of Murder

March 14, 2011

Alleged Mexican Drug Kingpin Extradited to the United States to Face Drug and Money-laundering Charges

March 10, 2011

Former President of Perini Corp. Civil Division Convicted in $19 Million Disadvantaged Business Entities Fraud

March 10, 2011

Seller of Gray Market Rolex Watches Agrees to Forfeit over $1.9 Million in Merchandise and Pay a $325,000 Penalty

March 08, 2011

Former Chief Executive Officer of Small Cap Company Convicted in Market Manipulation Scheme

March 03, 2011

Brooklyn Man Found Guilty of Murder and Fraud in Connection with Two Missing Persons and a Cold Case Homicide

March 03, 2011

25 Members of the MS-13 Street Gang Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges

March 03, 2011

Illegal Ivory Importers Sentenced to Imprisonment

February 2011

February 25, 2011

Ice “Top-ten” Fugitive Extradited to United States from Brazil

February 17, 2011

Medicare Fraud Strike Force Charges 111 Individuals for More than $225 Million in False Billing and Expands Operations to Two Additional Cities

February 17, 2011

Russell Defreitas Sentenced to Life in Prison for Conspiring to Commit Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

February 10, 2011

Five Members of a Staten Island-based Narcotics Distribution Network Charged with Narcotics and Firearms Offenses

February 08, 2011

U.S. Announces $4 Million Civil Penalty in Clean Water Act Suit

January 2011

January 26, 2011

Two Indicted in Multi-million Dollar Advance Fee and Alaskan Gold Mine Investment Schemes

January 25, 2011

Con Ed Employee Charged in $4 Million Kickback Scheme

January 20, 2011

91 Leaders, Members and Associates of La Cosa Nostra Families in Four Districts Charged with Racketeering and Related Crimes, Including Murder and Extortion

January 19, 2011

Alleged Terrorist Charged with Conspiracy to Kill Americans in Iraq

January 14, 2011

Commodities Trader Arrested for Threatening to Kill Government Officials

January 13, 2011

Abdel Nur Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Providing Material Support to the Conspiracy to Commit a Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

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