Joanna Seybert

New York News: Long Island Woman, Zoobia Shahnaz Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to ISIS

Defendant Converted Proceeds from Bank Fraud to Bitcoin for ISIS Central Islip, N.Y. – Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Zoobia Shahnaz pleaded guilty to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (“ISIS”), which has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of State as a … Continue reading New York News: Long Island Woman, Zoobia Shahnaz Pleads Guilty to Providing Material Support to ISIS

United States News: Government Forfeits More Than $143 Million in Fraud Proceeds Seized from David H. Brooks

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York’s Largest Civil Forfeiture Recovery Will Compensate Thousands of Victims United States – Earlier today, U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert entered an order forfeiting more than $143 million in assets that had been seized from David H. Brooks, the now-deceased founder and former Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading United States News: Government Forfeits More Than $143 Million in Fraud Proceeds Seized from David H. Brooks

New York News: Long Island Man, Terrance Belford Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone

Defendant Boasted on Facebook About His Illegal Drug Dealing Central Islip, New York – Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Terrance Belford was sentenced by United States District Judge Joanna Seybert to 46 months in prison following his guilty plea in May 2018 to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance. … Continue reading New York News: Long Island Man, Terrance Belford Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone

New York News: Queens Man, Pedro Benitez Sentenced to More than 10 Years in Prison for Armed Bank Robbery and Weapons Possession

Defendant Was the Gunman for a Crew That Robbed Four Banks in Queens and Nassau Counties Central Islip, N.Y. – Earlier today at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, United States District Judge Joanna Seybert sentenced Pedro Benitez to 130 months’ imprisonment for his role in the September 20, 2017 gunpoint robbery of the Queens … Continue reading New York News: Queens Man, Pedro Benitez Sentenced to More than 10 Years in Prison for Armed Bank Robbery and Weapons Possession