racketeering

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Alec Burlakoff, Former Vice President of Insys Pharmaceuticals Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Scheme

Defendant bribed doctors and pharmacists to unnecessarily prescribe fentanyl spray intended for breakthrough cancer pain BOSTON, Ms. – The former Vice President of Sales of Insys Therapeutics pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to his role in a nationwide conspiracy to bribe medical practitioners to unnecessarily prescribe a fentanyl-based pain medication and defraud … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Alec Burlakoff, Former Vice President of Insys Pharmaceuticals Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Scheme

Maryland News: Baltimore, Dontray Johnson, Member Of The Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Racketeering And Drug Conspiracies

Shot and Killed Two Fellow Gang Members for Not Following Gang Rules Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Dontray Johnson, a/k/a “Gambino,” “Bino,” and “Tray,” age 33, of Baltimore, Maryland, on November 27, 2018, to 30 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for racketeering and drug … Continue reading Maryland News: Baltimore, Dontray Johnson, Member Of The Violent “Murdaland Mafia Piru” Bloods Gang Sentenced To 30 Years In Federal Prison For Racketeering And Drug Conspiracies

New Jersey News: Grape Street Crips Member, Ramon Morales Arrested for Attempted Murder in Aid of Racketeering and RICO Conspiracy

NEWARK, N.J. – A member of the New Jersey Grape Street Crips who was arrested earlier this week in Durham, North Carolina, on charges that include RICO conspiracy, attempted murder, and conspiracy to commit murder had his initial appearance in federal court today, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Ramon Morales, a/k/a “Ray Rizzo,” a/k/a “Rizzo,” … Continue reading New Jersey News: Grape Street Crips Member, Ramon Morales Arrested for Attempted Murder in Aid of Racketeering and RICO Conspiracy

New York News: “BMB” Street Gang Member, MARTIN MITCHELL Sentenced To More Than 27 Years In Prison For Murder Of Bronx Teenager And Other Racketeering Crimes

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MARTIN MITCHELL, a/k/a “Tyliek,” a member of a violent street gang in the Bronx called the “Big Money Bosses” (“BMB”), was sentenced yesterday to 327 months in prison for his gang-related crimes, including the June 22, … Continue reading New York News: “BMB” Street Gang Member, MARTIN MITCHELL Sentenced To More Than 27 Years In Prison For Murder Of Bronx Teenager And Other Racketeering Crimes

New York News: Brooklyn, Larry Pagett, Leader of Brooklyn Street Gang, Eight Trey Crips, Convicted of Murder In-Aid-Of Racketeering

Defendant Gunned Down Gang Rival in a Crowded Nightclub Brooklyn, N.Y. – Following eight days of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn today convicted Larry Pagett, a leader of the Eight Trey Crips street gang, of murder in-aid-of racketeering. Pagett faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison when he is sentenced by United States … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Larry Pagett, Leader of Brooklyn Street Gang, Eight Trey Crips, Convicted of Murder In-Aid-Of Racketeering

New York News: Gang Leader, MICHAEL WHITE Convicted Of Racketeering And Related Offenses, Including Attempted Murder In Subway Station

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MICHAEL WHITE, a leader of two violent street gangs, “MBG,” and the “Young Gunnaz,” was convicted of racketeering conspiracy, attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon in aid of racketeering, and a firearms offense. WHITE … Continue reading New York News: Gang Leader, MICHAEL WHITE Convicted Of Racketeering And Related Offenses, Including Attempted Murder In Subway Station

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Syndicato De Nuevo Mexico Prison Gang Associate Sentenced to 14 Years for Conviction on Racketeering and Assault Charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Mauricio Varela, 48, of Silver City, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 168 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for his conviction on racketeering and assault charges. Varela and his three co-defendants, David Calbert, 42, Robert Martinez, 54, and Mario Rodriguez, 33, … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Syndicato De Nuevo Mexico Prison Gang Associate Sentenced to 14 Years for Conviction on Racketeering and Assault Charges

Massachusetts News: MS-13 Leader, Jose Vasquez Sentenced to 212 Months in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy

Defendant attempted to murder teenager; helped bury evidence from murder of another teenager BOSTON, Ms. – An MS-13 leader was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for racketeering conspiracy. Jose Vasquez, a/k/a “Little Crazy,” 24, of Somerville, was sentenced to 212 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release. In May 2018, … Continue reading Massachusetts News: MS-13 Leader, Jose Vasquez Sentenced to 212 Months in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy