William F. Sweeney

New York News: Brooklyn, Six Defendants Arrested for Distributing Heroin in the East New York Section of Brooklyn and Elsewhere

Defendants Boasted About the Quality of Their Heroin, Using Luxury Vehicles as Codes for the Drugs Brooklyn, N.Y. – Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charging five defendants for their participation in a heroin distribution ring operating in the East New York section of Brooklyn and elsewhere. A sixth defendant … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Six Defendants Arrested for Distributing Heroin in the East New York Section of Brooklyn and Elsewhere

New York News: Three Members Of Trafficking Organization Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Racketeering, Sex Trafficking, And Narcotics Offenses

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced the unsealing today of an … Continue reading New York News: Three Members Of Trafficking Organization Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Racketeering, Sex Trafficking, And Narcotics Offenses

New York News: ROBERT GERARDI, Former Treasurer Of Putnam Engine & Hose Co. Of The Port Chester Volunteer Fire Department Pleads Guilty To Embezzling More Than $38,000

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, and George P. Beach II, Superintendent of the New York State … Continue reading New York News: ROBERT GERARDI, Former Treasurer Of Putnam Engine & Hose Co. Of The Port Chester Volunteer Fire Department Pleads Guilty To Embezzling More Than $38,000

New York News: FABIO BRETAS DE FREITAS, CEO Of Miami Investment Management Firm Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Fraud

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the filing of a criminal complaint charging FABIO BRETAS DE FREITAS with commodities fraud, wire … Continue reading New York News: FABIO BRETAS DE FREITAS, CEO Of Miami Investment Management Firm Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Fraud

New York News: Former Commodities Trading Executive Arrested For Scheme To Defraud Employer By Hiding Trading Losses

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing of a criminal complaint charging DAVID SMOTHERMON with wire fraud, in connection with a … Continue reading New York News: Former Commodities Trading Executive Arrested For Scheme To Defraud Employer By Hiding Trading Losses

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: ISHI WONEY, Individual Arrested On Sex Trafficking And Other Offenses In Connection With Missing Person Corrina Slusser

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and James P. O’Neill, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced today that ISHI WONEY … Continue reading New York News: ISHI WONEY, Individual Arrested On Sex Trafficking And Other Offenses In Connection With Missing Person Corrina Slusser

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