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Virginia News: Florida Businessman, Armando Almirall Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Florida businessman pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for orchestrating a scheme that caused over $1 million in losses to multiple victims. According to court documents, Armando Almirall, 37, of Oviedo, was one of the managing principals of a company called Aura Exchange LLC (AURA). Almirall and his … Continue reading Virginia News: Florida Businessman, Armando Almirall Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

WASHINGTON News: Jamaican National, Keniel Thomas Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge in Lottery Fraud/Extortion Scheme

Defendant Tried to Trick Victims Into Believing They Won Mega Millions Lottery WASHINGTON – Keniel Thomas, 29, a Jamaican national, pled guilty today to trying to extort money from a couple in Washington D.C., who he tried to trick into believing they won the Mega Millions lottery, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Nancy … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Jamaican National, Keniel Thomas Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge in Lottery Fraud/Extortion Scheme

WASHINGTON News: Business Owner, Vashawn Strader Sentenced to Prison Term for Bribing District of Columbia Government Employee

Defendant’s Crimes Cost Government More Than $300,000 WASHINGTON – Vashawn Strader, 40, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for bribing an employee of the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) to get favorable action on government contracts. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Jessie … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Business Owner, Vashawn Strader Sentenced to Prison Term for Bribing District of Columbia Government Employee

Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Tarvell Vandiver, Leader of Local Bloods Gang Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Triangle man was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine, heroin, and using and carrying a firearm while drug trafficking. According to court documents, Tarvell Vandiver, 29, has been a member of the Imperial Gangsta Blood (IGB) gang for years. IGB is a “hood” of the … Continue reading Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Tarvell Vandiver, Leader of Local Bloods Gang Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Gun Crimes

WASHINGTON News: Latasha Moore, Former District of Columbia Government Employee Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes from Consultant

Defendant Admits Taking More Than $140,000 to Channel Money to Consultant,Despite Suspicions About Invoices WASHINGTON – A former employee of the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources pled guilty today to a federal bribery charge for accepting more than $140,000 in bribes from a consultant and independent contractor who did business with the government. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Latasha Moore, Former District of Columbia Government Employee Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes from Consultant

WASHINGTON News: New York Man, Tony John Evans Pleads Guilty to Federal Extortion Charge

Defendant Pretended to be a Mobster in a $4 Million Extortion Scheme WASHINGTON – Tony John Evans, 30, formerly of New York, N.Y., pled guilty today to extortion related to a wide-ranging scheme that caused a Maryland man to embezzle more than $4 million from his employer in Washington, D.C., announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: New York Man, Tony John Evans Pleads Guilty to Federal Extortion Charge

Virginia News: Former Insurance Agent, Semyya Cunningham Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – An Ashburn woman was sentenced today to two years in prison for engaging in a fraud scheme that resulted in an attempted loss of approximately $182,000. Semyya Cunningham, 41, was convicted by a federal jury on February 1. According to court records and evidence presented at trial, Cunningham was an agent and … Continue reading Virginia News: Former Insurance Agent, Semyya Cunningham Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kelby Gordon Found Guilty of Murder in Shooting That Killed Innocent Bystander

Victim Had Just Finished Having Breakfast With Mother WASHINGTON – Kelby Gordon, 32, of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder while armed, assault with intent to kill while armed, and related firearms offenses for killing an innocent bystander and firing into an occupied bedroom during a broad-daylight shooting in … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Kelby Gordon Found Guilty of Murder in Shooting That Killed Innocent Bystander