Federal Charges

WASHINGTON News: Two Men Plead Guilty to Federal Charges in Attack on ATM Employee

Victim Was Pistol-Whipped and Robbed in Broad Daylight WASHINGTON – Richard Reid, 43, of Washington, D.C. and Dwonne Washington, 43, of Silver Spring, Md., have pled guilty to federal charges for robbing and beating a man who was servicing ATM machines last fall in Northwest Washington, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Matthew J. DeSarno, … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Two Men Plead Guilty to Federal Charges in Attack on ATM Employee

New Mexico News: Previously Convicted Sex Offender, James Highfield from Albuquerque Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

If Convicted, James Highfield Faces Enhanced Penalty of Statutory Mandatory Minimum of 35 Years to Life Imprisonment Due to Prior Sex Offense Convictions; Prosecution Brought Under Project Safe Childhood ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – James Highfield, 63, of Albuquerque, N.M., was arraigned this morning in federal court on an indictment charging him with child pornography offenses and … Continue reading New Mexico News: Previously Convicted Sex Offender, James Highfield from Albuquerque Arraigned on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Texas News: San Antonio, Crips East Terrance Gangstas Ringleader, ringleader Alvin Clark and Two Others Face Additional Federal Charges

Antonio,Texas – In San Antonio 40-year-old Crips East Terrance Gangstas ringleader Alvin Clark (aka “Ray Ray”) and two other gang members face additional federal charges stemming from their arrests last November on a federal “crack” cocaine distribution conspiracy charge, announced United States Attorney John F. Bash, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs … Continue reading Texas News: San Antonio, Crips East Terrance Gangstas Ringleader, ringleader Alvin Clark and Two Others Face Additional Federal Charges

South Carolina News: Columbia, White Supremacist, Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Sentenced for Federal Gun Charges

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell, age 31, of Conway, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court in Florence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g). United States District Judge … Continue reading South Carolina News: Columbia, White Supremacist, Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell Sentenced for Federal Gun Charges

Missouri News: Ohio Man, Camario A. Richardson, Pleads Guilty to Cheating NFL Players in $25,000 Charity Fraud Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO – An Ohio man who defrauded multiple NFL players – including a player for the Kansas City Chiefs – out of nearly $25,000 earmarked for charitable causes, pleaded guilty in federal court today. Camario A. Richardson, 39, of Maple Heights, Ohio, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to one … Continue reading Missouri News: Ohio Man, Camario A. Richardson, Pleads Guilty to Cheating NFL Players in $25,000 Charity Fraud Scheme

Missouri News: St. Peters Man, Charles Wolfe, Sentenced on Federal Conspiracy Charges Involving Synthetic Drug Trafficking

ST LOUIS, MO – Charles Wolfe, 57, from St. Peters, MO was sentenced to 186 months in prison in connection with conspiracy charges involving synthetic drug trafficking and money laundering.  Wolfe’s co-defendants Mark Palmer, 47, from Granite City, IL, was sentenced to 168 months in prison and Sam Leinicke, 27 from Arnold, MO was sentenced … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Peters Man, Charles Wolfe, Sentenced on Federal Conspiracy Charges Involving Synthetic Drug Trafficking

Kansas City Missouri News: Additional Charges Against KC Daycare Owner, Sharif Karie, Previously Indicted for $556,000 Fraud Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO – Additional charges were brought today against the owner of a Kansas City, MO, day care center who, along with the center’s director, was previously indicted by a federal grand jury for a conspiracy to fraudulently receive as much as $556,000 in federal benefits. Sharif Karie, 40, of Olathe, Kan., was charged … Continue reading Kansas City Missouri News: Additional Charges Against KC Daycare Owner, Sharif Karie, Previously Indicted for $556,000 Fraud Scheme

‎Illinois News: CHICAGO, Federal Charges Accuse Owners of Suburban Bulk-Mailing Company of Defrauding the Postal Service out of $16 Million

CHICAGO, ‎‎Illinois – The owners of a suburban bulk-mailing company swindled the U.S. Postal Service out of at least $16 million by forging documents and secretly using an official date stamp to fraudulently authenticate payment of postage for than 80 million pieces of mail, according to criminal charges filed today by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in … Continue reading ‎Illinois News: CHICAGO, Federal Charges Accuse Owners of Suburban Bulk-Mailing Company of Defrauding the Postal Service out of $16 Million