FBI and the fight against Crime

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    Florida Couple Guilty in $13.7 Million HIV Infusion Clinic Fraud Scheme
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:15:58 -0500

    Miami, Florida-area husband and wife Modesto and Victoria de la Vega pled guilty to their participation in a $13.7 million HIV infusion Medicare fraud scheme.


    Minnesota Couple Convicted of Abusing Their Baby
    Sat, 24 Jul 2010 11:24:26 -0500

    Charles William Prentice, Jr. and Showy Shalette Johnson, both of Red Lake, Minnesota, were convicted on assault and child endangerment charges in connection with their abuse of their baby.


    Former D.C. Correctional Officer Sentenced in Bribery Case
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:31:20 -0500

    Former Correctional Officer Quincy Hayes, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for smuggling contraband into the Correctional Treatment Facility in Washington, D.C.


    Georgia Man Pleads Guilty in D.C. in Advance Fee Wire Fraud Scheme
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:34:47 -0500

    Kenneth Lane Milstead, of Atlanta, Georgia, pled guilty in Washington, D.C. to one count of wire fraud for obtaining $315,080.25 through an advance fee scheme in which he promised--but never made--loans to potential borrowers across the United States.


    Texas Men Sentenced in New Hampshire for Role in Significant Cocaine Conspiracy
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:41:27 -0500

    Texas residents Ciro Lopez Garcia and Marco Garcia were sentenced in New Hampshire to 18.5 years and 16.5 years in prison, respectively, following their convictions on charges of engaging in a conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute in excess of five kilograms of cocaine.


    Missouri Attorney Charged in Kansas with Attempting to Entice a Minor
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:46:30 -0500

    Attorney Samuel P. Logan, of Kansas City, Missouri, was charged in Kansas City, Kansas with one count of attempting to entice a minor to have sex and one count of sending and receiving child pornography.


    New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:51:12 -0500

    Edmund Arnold, of Burlington County, New Jersey, pled guilty to possession of child pornography, admitting he had more than 600 criminal images.


    Former Pennsylvania Police Officer Sentenced on Drug and Gun Charges
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:52:57 -0500

    Former Philadelphia police officer Alhinde Weems was sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with distributing and attempting to distribute crack cocaine and for planning the armed robbery of a drug dealer.


    Pennsylvania Felon Indicted on Drug and Firearm Charges
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:55:37 -0500

    Alex Ferguson, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was indicted on charges of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm and possession of crack cocaine.


    Georgia Woman Sentenced in Pennsylvania on Mortgage Fraud Charges
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 11:58:37 -0500

    Nancy Barlet, of Atlanta, Georgia, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for her role in a Luzerne County, Pennsylvania mortgage fraud scheme in 2005 and 2006.


    Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty in Washington to Sex Trafficking Juveniles
    Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:41:00 -0500

    Sterling Terrance Hospedales, a U.S. Army sergeant based at Fort Lewis, Washington, pled guilty to sex trafficking of a child and attempted sex trafficking of a child.


    Connecticut Bookkeeper Sentenced for Embezzling from Employer
    Mon, 26 Jul 2010 14:58:56 -0500

    Peter C. Yarasavich, of Milford, Connecticut, was sentenced to 15 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for embezzling nearly $150,000 from a company where he worked as a temporary employee in the position of bookkeeper.


    Kansas Cattleman Sentenced for Multi-Million-Dollar Bank Fraud
    Mon, 26 Jul 2010 15:04:28 -0500

    Joseph C. Donohue, of Greeley, Kansas, was sentenced to six months in federal prison followed by six months of house arrest and was ordered to pay $10 million in restitution following his guilty plea to bank fraud.


    Texas Physician Assistant Convicted of Conspiring to Defraud Medicaid
    Mon, 26 Jul 2010 15:10:43 -0500

    Physician assistant Manuel Puig, of McAllen, Texas, pled guilty to his role in a conspiracy to defraud the Texas Medicaid program, admitting that he submitted or caused to be submitted over 6,000 fraudulent claims to Medicaid for which Medicaid paid approximately $173,830.56 between May 2005 and January 2006.