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New York News: Buffalo Man, Emmanuel Lopez Sentenced For Selling Thousands Of Bags Of Heroin

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Emmanuel Lopez, 27, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute, and distribution of, 100 grams or more of heroin, was sentenced to 63 months in prison by U.S. … Continue reading New York News: Buffalo Man, Emmanuel Lopez Sentenced For Selling Thousands Of Bags Of Heroin

Connecticut News: Groton Man, WILLIAM MILLETT Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Offense

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that WILLIAM MILLETT, 28, of Groton, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for a child pornography offense. According to court documents and … Continue reading Connecticut News: Groton Man, WILLIAM MILLETT Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Offense

Texas News: Two Austin Men Among Eight Individuals Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for Their Roles in Fraudulent “Sweepstakes” and Tax Refund Schemes

Austin, Texas – A federal grand jury indictment unsealed in Austin charges Austin residents Joel Calvin and Clarence Barefield along with seven other individuals for their roles in an estimated $250 million intended-loss fraudulent “sweepstakes” scheme and an estimated $25 million intended-loss income tax refund scheme. That announcement was made today by U.S. Attorney John … Continue reading Texas News: Two Austin Men Among Eight Individuals Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury for Their Roles in Fraudulent “Sweepstakes” and Tax Refund Schemes

Ohio News: Delaware Man, Darnell A. Reeves Charged with Dealing Drugs that Resulted in at Least Three Overdose Deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged Darnell A. Reeves, 32, of Delaware, Ohio, in a nine-count indictment returned here today. Reeves is charged with drug charges related to the distribution of crack cocaine, fentanyl and heroin that resulted in four overdoses, three of them fatal. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for … Continue reading Ohio News: Delaware Man, Darnell A. Reeves Charged with Dealing Drugs that Resulted in at Least Three Overdose Deaths

Wisconsin News: United States Attorney’s Office, HSI, and FBI to Host Human Trafficking Training for Foreign Dignitaries

Wisconsin – United States Attorney Matthew Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced today that a special Human Trafficking Training Program will be held on September 10-11, 2018 at the Federal Courthouse, 517 E. Wisconsin Ave. Members of the United States Attorney’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and the FBI will be training prosecutors and … Continue reading Wisconsin News: United States Attorney’s Office, HSI, and FBI to Host Human Trafficking Training for Foreign Dignitaries

Maryland News: Ghanian Fraudster, “Kofi” Kwaning Sentenced to Over 10 Years for a $1.4 Million Conspiracy to Commit Bank and Wire Fraud

Baltimore, Maryland –U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III sentenced Mohammed “Kofi” Kwaning, age 37, of Laurel, Maryland late on September 4, 2018, to 121 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud, as well as bank and wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The … Continue reading Maryland News: Ghanian Fraudster, “Kofi” Kwaning Sentenced to Over 10 Years for a $1.4 Million Conspiracy to Commit Bank and Wire Fraud

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Nael Ali, Owner of Old Town Albuquerque Jewelry Stores Sentenced to Six Months for Fraudulently Selling Filipino-Made Jewelry as Native American-Made

Conviction under Continuing International Investigation Led by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and FBI into Violations of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. District Judge Judith C. Herrera of the District of New Mexico today sentenced Nael Ali, 54, of Albuquerque, N.M., for violating the Indian Arts and Craft Act (IACA) … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Nael Ali, Owner of Old Town Albuquerque Jewelry Stores Sentenced to Six Months for Fraudulently Selling Filipino-Made Jewelry as Native American-Made

New York News: 12 Defendants Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Nationwide Cellphone Fraud Scheme, Which Caused Losses Of Over $1 Million

This Fraud Ring Used the Dark Web to Purchase Customers’ Personal Identifying Information, Accessed More Than 3,300 Customers’ Accounts, and Fraudulently Obtained More Than 1,200 Cellphones New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent in Charge of the New … Continue reading New York News: 12 Defendants Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Nationwide Cellphone Fraud Scheme, Which Caused Losses Of Over $1 Million