Homeland Security Investigations

New York News: VINCENT BRUNO, Organized Crime Associate Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that VINCENT BRUNO pled guilty today before United States Magistrate Judge Paul E. Davison to attempting to kill, and conspiring to kill, a Bronx man in 2012. In May 2017, BRUNO and 18 other members and associates … Continue reading New York News: VINCENT BRUNO, Organized Crime Associate Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Peter Hicks Pleads Guilty to Marriage Fraud

Six women from Sub-Saharan Africa married defendant to gain legal status in U.S. BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man pleaded guilty yesterday in connection with entering into six fraudulent marriages in order to evade immigration laws. Peter Hicks, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of marriage fraud. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Peter Hicks Pleads Guilty to Marriage Fraud

Tennessee News: CHATTANOOGA, Corrie Gillispie, a/k/a “Bigg Tyme”, Sentenced To Serve Thirty-Two Years in Prison For Kidnaping and Commercial Sex Trafficking

Judge ordered additional twelve months for contempt CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – On September 7, 2018, Corrie Gillispie, 42, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable Travis R. McDonough, U.S. District Court Judge, to serve 396 months in federal prison. After a seven-day jury trial in April 2018, Gillispie was convicted of kidnaping, two counts of … Continue reading Tennessee News: CHATTANOOGA, Corrie Gillispie, a/k/a “Bigg Tyme”, Sentenced To Serve Thirty-Two Years in Prison For Kidnaping and Commercial Sex Trafficking

New York News: Brooklyn, Alfredo Rodriguez, Defendant Charged With Attempted Possession with Intent to Distribute Imitation Designer Drug

N-Ethylpentylone Mailed from China to Residence in Queens, New York Brooklyn, N.Y. – Alfredo Rodriguez was arraigned this morning before United States Magistrate Judge Vera M. Scanlon at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn on a two-count indictment charging him with conspiring to distribute, and with attempting to possess with the intent to distribute, N-ethylpentylone, a … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Alfredo Rodriguez, Defendant Charged With Attempted Possession with Intent to Distribute Imitation Designer Drug

Ohio News: Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest of one of the most prolific dark net fentanyl vendors in the world

Ohio  – Today, the Department of Justice, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced several arrests, charges and guilty pleas as a result of “Operation Darkness Falls,” a joint operation targeting people and organizations that … Continue reading Ohio News: Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest of one of the most prolific dark net fentanyl vendors in the world

Florida News: Theodore William Symonds Sentenced to More than 17 Years in Prison for Traveling to the Dominican Republic to Engage in Sex Acts with Minors

Florida – Theodore William Symonds, 51, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Robert N. Scola to more than 17 years in prison and 30 years of supervised release, after previously pleading guilty to traveling to the Dominican Republic for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with minors. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United … Continue reading Florida News: Theodore William Symonds Sentenced to More than 17 Years in Prison for Traveling to the Dominican Republic to Engage in Sex Acts with Minors