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Crime In America - FBI

  1. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 6 years ago

    South Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:22:16 -0500

    David Jackson, of Augusta, South Carolina, pled guilty in federal court to the June 6, 2007 robbery of a Regions Bank branch in North Augusta, South Carolina.


    Florida Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charge
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:04:49 -0500

    Justin Edward Halbsgut, of Daytona Beach, Florida, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Forensic examination of the data on Halbsgut's computer network revealed more than 300 images of child pornography depicting victims previously identified by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.


    Connecticut Man Sentenced on Drug and Gun Charges
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:02:26 -0500

    Mical Bethea, of New Haven, Connecticut, was sentenced to more than six years in prison in connection with selling crack cocaine and firearms.


    Woman Indicted in Georgia in Forced Labor Human Trafficking Scheme
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:57:18 -0500

    Bidemi Bello, a former resident of Buford, Georgia and a citizen of Nigeria, was indicted on charges of forced labor, trafficking with respect to forced labor, document servitude, and alien harboring in connection with allegedly trafficking young women from Nigeria and forcing them to work for her without pay.


    Illinois Man Arrested in Attempted Chicago Bombing Plot
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:52:32 -0500

    Sami Samir Hassoun, who is a Lebanese citizen and a resident of Chicago, Illinois, was arrested on charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and attempted use of an explosive device after he placed a backpack which he thought contained an explosive device into a curbside trash receptacle near a crowded street corner in Chicago.


    California Medical Center to Pay U.S. $2.2 Million to Resolve Fraud Allegations
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:11:14 -0500

    The El Centro Regional Medical Center in Imperial County, California, has agreed to pay the United States $2.2 million, plus interest, to settle allegations that it defrauded Medicare.


    Indiana Man Sentenced for Computer Intrusion
    Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:07:47 -0500

    Scott R. Burgess, of Jasper, Indiana, was sentenced to three years of probation following his guilty plea to computer intrusion for the purpose of gaining commercial advantage and personal financial benefit.


    Oregon Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Shooting Federal Courthouse
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 14:00:03 -0500

    Eduardo Mendoza, Jr., of Springfield, Oregon, pled guilty to being an armed career criminal and to shooting and damaging a federal courthouse in Eugene. An admitted member of the Sureno gang organization, Mendoza committed the crimes while on supervised release for a 2002 federal felony drug trafficking conviction.


    Louisiana Couple Charged with Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Lying to FBI
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:49:30 -0500

    Sean Hunter and Shauna Crowden Hunter, both of New Orleans, Louisiana, were charged in a nine-count superseding indictment with conspiracy, obstruction of justice, making false statements to the FBI, interstate transportation of a stolen motor vehicle, and concealment and storage of a stolen motor vehicle.


    Woman Indicted in Louisiana for Fraud, Identity Theft in Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:43:36 -0500

    Shantell Moses was indicted in New Orleans, Louisiana on fraud and identity theft charges in connection with allegedly fraudulently obtaining nearly $17,000 from the American Red Cross in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.


    Iowa Man Arrested on Methamphetamine Distribution Charge
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:33:50 -0500

    David Neve, of Rudd, Iowa, was arrested on a charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.


    Five Plead Guilty in Illinois in Dog Fighting Conspiracy
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:29:24 -0500

    Five co-defendants pled guilty in East St. Louis, Missouri to their roles in a dog fighting conspiracy.


    California Man Charged in $25 Million Ponzi Scheme
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:22:48 -0500

    Maher Talal Muhawieh, of San Francisco, California, was charged with perpetrating a Ponzi scheme over the course of almost three years in which he allegedly took in more than $25 million from a total of at least 80 victims.


    Florida Police Officer Indicted in Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:05:30 -0500

    Lawrence Perez, a detective with the Hialeah Gardens Police Department in Florida, was indicted in connection with his role in a marijuana distribution conspiracy.


    Virginia Mental Health Service Provider Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
    Fri, 17 Sep 2010 13:01:56 -0500

    Denise C. McCreary, of Chesterfield, Virginia, was sentenced to 55 months in prison for submitting false and fraudulent claims for reimbursement to the Virginia Medicaid program. McCreary falsely claimed she provided mental health services to children who were at risk of being removed from their homes because of severe mental health, behavioral, or emotional issues.

  2. VENUGOPAL SIVAGNA profile image59
    VENUGOPAL SIVAGNAposted 6 years ago

    Crime is common to all societies of he world. Even in Communist China, there are corruption, fraud, and punishment. Some years ago, some Chinese were arrested for extracting bricks out of the Great wall. But punishments are severe there.

    Crime can be prevented if
    (1)punishments become severe;
    (2)there should be some psychological lead for the people. There should be some religious teachings by preachers daily among people. Someone should keep preaching moral values in every corner of the land. Instead of going to churches on sundays only, it should be made a daily affair, like Hindu temples in India. Worshiping goes on 24 hours a day. If the society is preoccupied with worships, hearing preachers, offering poojas, others who commit crime will have second thoughts.
    (3)Even after these, if crimes happen, police and courts should be ready to punish the criminals.

  3. theirishobserver. profile image60
    theirishobserver.posted 6 years ago

    Surely the death penalty is as sever as it gets - it dosnt stop crime in America smile

    1. lady_love158 profile image59
      lady_love158posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Guaranteed someone that gets the death penalty is going to be committing anymore crimes!

  4. ftclick profile image59
    ftclickposted 6 years ago

    the bombing plot gets me nervous.  Thanks for the FBI for sure.