News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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December 2010

December 22, 2010

Sevierville Man Indicted for Wire Fraud Conspiracy and Money Laundering in $2.4 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

December 21, 2010

Federal Jury Convicts Members of a Major New York to Florida Cocaine Trafficking Organization Operating in the Tri-Cities Area

December 17, 2010

Thomas Duane Roderick Sentenced For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

December 16, 2010

U.S. Attorneys' Offices Contributed to $6.68 Billion in Civil & Criminal Collections in Fiscal Year 2010

December 14, 2010

Operators and Employees of Two Maryville Pain Clinics Arrested

December 9, 2010

Two Engineers Found Guilty of Stealing Goodyear Trade Secrets

December 8, 2010

AUSA Gary S. Humble Recognized at Annual U.S. Attorney Awards Ceremony

Fifty Defendants Charged in Large-Scale Claiborne County "Pill Mill" Conspiracy

December 7, 2010

Turkish National Salih Acarbulut Indicted in Chattanooga for Alleged $12 Million Ponzi Scheme

December 3, 2010

Multiple Arrests on Federal Drug Trafficking Charges

December 2, 2010

FBI Special Agent Darin Lee McAllister Found Guilty on Federal Wire and Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

November 2010

November 29, 2010

Chattanooga Physician Richard Adler Indicted For Illegaly Prescribing Controlled Substances

November 18, 2010

Arrests Made in Large Counterfeit Check Scheme

November 12, 2010

David C. Kernell Sentenced for Illegally Accessing Former Governor Sarah Palin's E-mail Account and Obstructing Justice

Oak Ridge Woman Who Falsified Cancer Diagnosis to Obtain Insurance Benefits Receives Six Month Prison Sentence

November 3, 2010

Fayetteville Tennessee Doctor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Dispensing Oxycodone, Defrauding Tenn Care, and Tax Evasion

November 2, 2010

Three Indicted in Heroin Conspiracy Case

October 2010

October 29, 2010

Drug Trafficker Responsible for Over Six Tons of Marijuana Sentenced to 192 Months in Federal Prison

Chattanooga Tax Preparer Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Preparing False Returns

October 27, 2010

Department of Justice Election Day Program to Protect Citizen's Right to Vote

October 21, 2010

Morristown Mother and Son Arrested on $1.5 Million Church Fraud and Money Laundering Charges

October 20, 2010

Federal Jury Convicts Cocke County Man on Firearms and Stolen Vehicle Charges

October 15, 2010

Johnson City Resident Samuel Kent Barnett Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography

Knoxville Woman Indicted for Wire Fraud

October 13, 2010

Darrell L. Tipton Sentenced to 293 Months in Federal Prison for Firearms Conviction

Greeneville Couple Sentenced to Prison for Tax Charges

October 6, 2010

Johnson City Residents Indicted on Federal Wire Fraud Charges

$1.27 Million Clean-Up Costs and Civil Penalties Paid in Settlement Relating to Oliver Springs Oil Well Explosion

October 4, 2010

Jefferson City Resident Arrested on Explosives Charges

September 2010

September 30, 2010

Cocke County Pair Arrested for Oxycodone Trafficking

William Charles Killian Confirmed as United States Attorney for Eastern District of Tennessee

September 27, 2010

Former VA Nurse Pleads Guilty to Diverting Drugs

September 22, 2010

Francisco Martin Indicted for Receipt, Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

September 21, 2010

Dandridge Man Faces Federal Charges After Explosion While Attempting to Manufacture Methamphetaminee

Newport Residents Face Federal Charges for Robbing Dandridge Waffle House With a Firearm

Maryville Man Indicted for Communicating Threats to Congressman's Office

September 20, 2010

Johnson City Doctor Arrested for Drug Offense

September 9, 2010

Mathew Pickett Pleads Guilty to Smuggling

September 8, 2010

Gatlinburg Business Owners Kevin and Margaret Flannery Plead Guilty to Subscribing False Tax Returns

September 3, 2010

Carter County Resident Danny Ray Gibson Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Child Pornography

Former Johnson City Resident John Samuel Caskey Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison for Child Pornography

Johnson City Resident Michael James Marcum Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Possession

August 2010

August 31, 2010

Violent Crime Spree Nets Sunbright Resident 32-Year Sentence in Federal Prison

August 30, 2010

Florida Pill Suppliers Sentenced for Oxycodone Distribution

August 26, 2010

Former Gatlinburg Resident Dennis R. Bolze Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison for Wire Fraud and Money Laundering Offenses

August 24, 2010

Former Knox County Law Director Lockett Sentenced for Failing to File Federal Income Tax Return

August 23, 2010

Johnson City Resident Lindsey Rebecca Shepard Sentenced for Document Fraud

Mountain City Resident Jerry Wayne Dunn Senetenced to 30 Years in Prison for Kidnapping Teenage Boy

August 20, 2010

Cosby Couple Arrested for Drug, Firearms and Lacey Act Violations

August 19, 2010

Parrottsville Man Arraigned on Firearms and Stolen Vehicle Charges

Knoxville Accountant Charged with Fraud and Money Laundering

August 17, 2010

Blountville Resident William James Lyon, IV Indicted for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

Bristol Resident Joshua Allen Nunn Indicted for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

August 12, 2010

East Tennessee Attorney Sentenced to Federal Prison and $270,069 Restitution for Tax Fraud

McMinnville Resident Travis King Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

August 11, 2010

LaFollette Man Sentenced to 24 Months for $1.8 Million Check Fraud Scheme

August 6, 2010

Greeneville Resident Steve Church Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

Illinois Resident Verne Bret Ivers, Jr., Pleads Guilty to Adam Walsch Act Violation

August 2, 2010

Gabriel Todd Prater Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for Distribution of Child Pornography

Department of Justice Releases First National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction

July 2010

July 30, 2010

Former Hawkins County Doctor Sentenced on Health Care Fraud, Drug, and Tax Charges

July 27, 2010

Calvin Quintez Williams Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for the Distribution of Cocaine Base ("Crack") and Possession of a Firearm

Fifteen Arrested on Federal Methamphetamine Charges in Van Buren County

July 26, 2010

Ducktown Dodge Owner Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Bank Fraud

Morristown Gunman Jamal Siler Pleads Guilty to Suntrust Bank Robbery in Morristown, Tennessee

July 23, 2010

Felony Judgment Entered Against Former TVA Project Manager for Violation of Federal Conflict of Interest Statute

July 22, 2010

Rogersville Resident Shannon Cavin Pleads Guilty to Four Robberies in Northeast Tennessee

July 21, 2010

U.S. Army Soldier Charged with Threat to Kill Knox County Chancellor

Kidnappers of Seven Month Old Indicted in Federal Court

July 16, 2010

Knoxville Businessman Convicted in Florida to Tennessee Pill Pipeline Case

July 13, 2010

Bluff City Couple Pleads Guilty to Federal Obstruction of Justice Charges

July 1, 2010

Anderson County Man Convicted of Cross-Burning

June 2010

June 30, 2010

Settlement Reached with Benchmark Physical Therapy

June 23, 2010

East Tennessee Man Sentenced for Producing Counterfeit Currency

June 17, 2010

Three Arrested for Trafficking in Child Pornography

Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force Announces Regional Results of "Operation Stolen Dreams" Targeting Mortgage Fraudsters

ID Theft Task Force Launches "Operation Check Fraud" Fake Check Campaign

Seven Indicted in Scheme to Rob Nine Knox County Pharmacies of Oxycodone

June 14, 2010

Ooltewah Financial Advisor Sentenced in Fraud/Tax Case

June 9, 2010

Thomas Duane Roderick Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Money Laundering

Federal Jury Convicts Acile Sneed, Jr. for Witness Retaliation

June 3, 2010

State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies Honored Today in Greeneville

May 2010

May 27, 2010

Knoxville Men Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Traffic Contraband Cigarette Charges

Former Union County Commissioner Sentenced for Federal Election Tampering

Kent Holcombe Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Crime

May 25, 2010

Former Owner of Trucking Business Sentenced to 46 Months on Fraud, Money Laundering, and False Tax Return Charges

May 24, 2010

Jeff Tillotson Sentenced to 17 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Crimes

May 20, 2010

Hazam Ali Ahmed Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession and Contraband Cigarette Charges

FBI Special Agent Darin Lee McAllister Indicted for Fraud

May 18, 2010

Five Individuals Charged With Possession With Intent to Distribute Over Ten Pounds of Methamphetamine

May 17, 2010

Former Knox County Housing Authority Assistant Executive Director Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Cocke County Armed Career Criminal Sentenced to Over 27 Years in Federal Prison

May 14, 2010

Shannon Cavin Indicted for Multiple Robberies

May 12, 2010

Former Knox County Law Director Pleads Guilty to Tax Crime

April 2010

April 29, 2010

Business Owner Indicted For Methamphetamine Production

Robert Ray Sayne Receives 77-Month Prison Sentence

April 28, 2010

Johnson City Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Possession of a Firearm in Connection to His Son's Death

April 26, 2010

David Donovan Arrested for Child Pornography Charges

Doug Bussell Pleads Guilty to Oxycodone Distribution

Allen Scott Hicks Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Hampton Pharmacy

April 19, 2010

Steven Blaine Church Arrested for Child Pornography Charges

April 16, 2010

Former Hamblen County Deputy Sentenced to 188 Months in Prison for Civil Rights Violations

April 15, 2010

Oak Ridge Woman Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

Jason Brad Ford Sentenced to 25 Years for Child Pornography Charges

April 14, 2010

Traffic Stop of Stolen Vehicle Results in Indictment for Immigration Offenses

April 13, 2010

East Tennessee Man Indicted for Armed Bank Robbery

April 7, 2010

Tax Preparers Charged with Preparing False Tax Returns

Federal Jury Convicts Erwin Man of Firearms Charges

Johnson City Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison for Child Sex Crime

April 6, 2010

Roy Walsh Pleads Guilty to Transporting Child Pornography in Interstate Commerce by Means of a Computer

March 2010

March 24, 2010

Members of a Large-Scale Crack Cocaine Distribution Ring Indicted

March 23, 2010

15 Individuals Indicted on a Conspiracy Charge for Distributing Oxycodone Pills

March 17, 2010

Chad Schaffner Pleads Guilty to Eleven Additional Robberies in Six Federal Districts

March 15, 2010

Samuel Kent Barnett Indicted for Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

March 11, 2010

Jeffery Lee Stock Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Adam Walsh Act Violation

March 10, 2010

Building Safe Communities Summity Held in Chattanooga Tennessee

March 9, 2010

Federal Jury Convicts Edward K. Eastwood and Elina Gromova Eastwood on Conspiracy, Tax Evasion, False Statements, and Financial Transaction Structuring Charges

March 3, 2010

Gatlinburg Business Owners Indicted on Federal Tax Charges

February 2010

February 24, 2010

Fifteen Indicted for Narcotics, Firearms, and Child Pornography Offenses

February 22, 2010

Gangsta Crip Gang Member Convicted of Drug Trafficking and Firearms Charges in U.S. District Court

February 17, 2010

Local, State and Federal Officers and Federal Prosecutor Honored for Appalachia HIDTA Case of the Year

Knoxville Area Couple Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

February 8, 2010

Second-Time Child Pornographer Receives 235-Month Sentence

Travis Wayne Gunter Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Convenience Store Robberies

February 4, 2010

Tony Lee Church Sentenced to 123 Months in Prison for Manufacturing Methamphetamine

February 2, 2010

Federal Jury Convicts Jesus Huerta, Wiley Barnett, Javier Flores-Delacruz, Carlos Hernandez, and Justin Blake Saldivar of Marijuana Trafficking

January 2010

January 27, 2010

Jonathan Allen and Terence Crawley Indicted for Bank Robbery

January 26, 2010

Knoxville Woman Indicted for Check Fraud Scheme and International Money Laundering

January 25, 2010

LaFollete Man Pleads Guilty to $1.8 Million Check Fraud Scheme

January 22, 2010

Joseph Daniel Adams Arrested for Attempted Bank Robbery

January 19, 2010

Former TVA Project Manager Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Conflict of Interest Statute

January 7, 2010

Twenty-Six Indicted for Methamphetamine Conspiracy

January 6, 2010

Robert Thomas Shultz Pleads Guilty to Receiving and Possessing Child Pornography

Gabriel Todd Prater Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Child Pornography

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