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U.S. Marshals Arrest More Than 6,000 Murder Suspects in 2021, Over 84,000 Fugitives Apprehended

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The FINANCIAL — The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) arrested 84,247 fugitives (27,399 on federal and 56,848 on state and local warrants) in Fiscal Year 2021. On average, the agency arrested 337 fugitives per day (based on 250 operational days).…

Harvard University Professor Convicted of Making False Statements and Tax Offenses

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The FINANCIAL — Dr. Charles Lieber Found Guilty of Concealing His Affiliation with the Wuhan University of Technology and His Participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program…

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Russian National charged in multi-million dollar scheme to trade based on inside information stolen from U.S. computer networks

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BOSTON—A Russian national has been extradited to the United States from Switzerland to face charges relating to his alleged involvement in a global scheme to trade on non-public information stolen from U.S. computer networks that netted tens of millions of dollars in illegal profits. Four other Russian nationals were also charged as part of the…

Bowling Green Man Arrested on Multiple Terrorism Charges

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WASHINGTON – A federal court in Kentucky unsealed an indictment today charging a dual U.S.-Bosnian citizen with providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) a designated foreign terrorist organization. The defendant is also charged with conspiring to provide material support to ISIS and receiving military type training from ISIS. According…

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Independence Man Pleads Guilty to Three Bank Robberies

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to robbing three banks within a period of about a month in Lee’s Summit, Mo., Kansas City, Mo., and Odessa, Mo. Hubert J. Holmes, 61, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to one count of armed bank robbery and…

Crime Spree Resulted in the Deaths of Three Victims and Caused One Victim to be Paralyzed

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Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher today sentenced Karon Foster, age 27, of Baltimore, Maryland, to 40 years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity, for a carjacking conspiracy, and for aiding and abetting a carjacking resulting in death. The sentence was…

Fugitive Extradited from Cameroon to the United States to Serve 80 Year Prison Sentence

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The FINANCIAL — In the first extradition from the Republic of Cameroon to the United States, a Texas man was extradited to Houston on Friday to serve an 80-year prison sentence he received in absentia four years ago after he pleaded guilty in two separate cases to conspiracy, health care fraud, money laundering, and tax…

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Former Financial Advisor Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for $12 Million Fraud that Caused Clients to Lose Retirement Savings

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LOS ANGELES – Paul Ricky Mata, 58, a former resident of Upland who now lives in Oceanside, was sentenced by United States District Judge R. Gary Klausner, who also ordered him to pay $12,560,385 in restitution to his victims. Mata was remanded into federal custody at the hearing’s conclusion. A former financial advisor with a…

Leading ISIS Media Figure Pleads Guilty for Providing Support to Terrorists

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The FINANCIAL — According to court documents, Mohammed Khalifa, aka Abu Ridwan Al-Kanadi and Abu Muthanna Al-Muhajir, 38, served in prominent roles within ISIS starting in 2013 and continuing until his capture by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in January 2019, following a firefight between ISIS fighters and the SDF. In addition to serving as…

Florida Man Sentenced To Prison For COVID-19 Related Unemployment Insurance Fraud Conspiracy And Identity Theft

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LAS VEGAS – A Florida man was sentenced today to 54 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to possess and use California Employment Development Department (EDD) debit cards issued in other people’s names.…

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Man Sentenced to 365 Months in Prison

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The FINANCIAL — On December 8, 2021, U.S. District Judge Francisco Besosa sentenced Jadiel Torres-Rijos to a term of 365 months (30 years and 5 months) in prison for his participation in a robbery resulting in the murder of Armando Rosado-Molina, a businessman who owned several gas stations and other commercial properties, announced W. Stephen…

Bergen County Company Admits Price Gouging KN95 Masks During COVID-19 Pandemic

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NEWARK, N.J. – A Bergen County, New Jersey, company today admitted its role in price gouging a chain of New Jersey grocery stores in connection with the sale of KN95 masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. TSC Agency LLC (TSC), a logistics and freight forwarding company based in Mahwah,…

Nurse Pleads Guilty to Tampering with Morphine at Moses Lake Clinic

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Esther Rae Tuller, age 40, of Moses Lake, Washington, has pleaded guilty to tampering with morphine medication while working as a registered nurse. Chief United States District Judge Stanley A. Bastian accepted Tuller’s guilty plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for March 17, 2022, in Spokane.…

Former East Helena police chief admits distributing child pornography

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GREAT FALLS – The former East Helena chief of police today admitted allegations that he distributed child pornography in 2019 using social media, U.S. Attorney Leif M. Johnson said.…