FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending September 24, 2010
New York: Aafia Siddiqui Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 86 Years for Attempting to Murder U.S. Nationals in Afghanistan and Six Additional Crimes
Aafia Siddiqui was sentenced to 86 years in prison for the attempted murder and assault of U.S. nationals, officers, and employees serving in Afghanistan. Full Story
New Haven: Connecticut Man Charged with Sending Numerous Anthrax Hoax and Bomb Threat Letters Nationwide
Roland Prejean was charged for allegedly sending more than 50 anthrax hoax and bomb threat letters to private individuals, post offices, state and federal buildings, judges, and other state and federal government officials around the country. Full Story
Norfolk: Portsmouth Man Indicted for Hiring a Friend to Murder His Ex-Wife
A federal grand jury indicted Larry Lingenfelter on multiple counts relating to his scheme to murder his ex-wife in order to avoid paying child support and to obtain custody of his triplet daughters. Full Story
Columbia: Former Lee County Sheriff Melvin Indicted
Former Lee County Sheriff Edgar Jerome Melvin was charged in a 47-count second superseding indictment with various violations including racketeering, extortion, drug trafficking, and other offenses. Full Story
Charlotte: Defendant in Murder of UNC Student Body President Sentenced
Demario Atwater was sentenced to life plus 10 years in prison in connection with the March 5, 2008, murder of UNC-Chapel Hill Student Body President Eve Marie Carson. Full Story
New Orleans: Former New Orleans Police Detective Sentenced in Connection with Shootings on the Danziger Bridge
Former New Orleans Police Department Detective Jeffrey Lehrmann was sentenced to three years in prison in connection with the cover up of two police-involved shootings on the Danziger Bridge in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that left two civilians dead and four others seriously injured. Full Story
Newark: Hacker Convicted of Unleashing a Virus and Attacking Media Outlets
Computer programmer Bruce Raisley was convicted of launching a virus infecting approximately 100,000 computers around the world. The virus directed computers to attack media outlets and republish stories that mentioned the perpetrator. Full Story
Atlanta: Woman Indicted for Trafficking Young Women from Nigeria to Work for Her as Nannies
Nigerian citizen Bidemi Bello was indicted on charges of forced labor, trafficking with respect to forced labor, document servitude, and alien harboring. Full Story
Chicago: City Inspector Convicted of Bribery in Probe of Crooked Permits
Jose Hernandez, a City of Chicago building inspector, was convicted on federal bribery charges for accepting and demanding cash bribes from a cooperating contractor and developers to approve inspections at residential and commercial construction sites. Full Story
Washington Field: Martinair Airline Executive Indicted in Conspiracy to Fix Surcharge Rates on Air Cargo Shipments
A jury returned an indictment against Maria Ullings, an executive of Martinair Holland N.V., for participating in a conspiracy to fix and coordinate certain surcharges on air cargo shipments to and from the United States. Full Story
by TimTurner8 years ago
I just randomly found this and I had NO IDEA that the majority of the Top 10 richest Congressmen were Democrats. I really thought it would've been Republicans.Here is the list from 2008: ...
by theirishobserver.7 years ago
Celine Cawley was one of the Bond girls that starred along side Roger Moore, today her husband was sentenced for her brutal killing. Finally today the criminal case which I have been talking about for some time came to...
by theirishobserver.5 years ago
A US army sergeant was convicted by court-martial yesterday of murdering unarmed civilians and cutting fingers from their corpses as ringleader of a rogue platoon in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.The guilty verdict on...
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