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30 min ago | Washington Times

Fla. tax execs get prison for fraud, ID theft

Former executives at a Broward County tax preparation firm have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a $2 million tax fraud and identity theft operation.


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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jocelyn Kirsch back in Philly prison

Right now, she's holed up in a prison cell at the Federal Detention Center at 7th and Arch streets in Center City, across from the federal courthouse, where she has a date before a magistrate judge on Monday.


Related Topix: Prison, Federal Detention Center, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Drexel University

Williamson Daily News Online

McCormick resigns as mayor ahead of federal charges

Less than 24 hours after Darrin McCormick tendered his resignation as mayor of Williamson, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin Tuesday charged McCormick, 50, with making a materially false statement in a federal matter.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Aracoma, WV

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Former NC airport manager gets prison delay

The former manager of a regional airport near Morganton has been given more time to report to prison for charges including embezzlement.


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WTOC-TV Savannah

3 sentenced in burglary firearms case

James Seyfried, 55, of Palm Coast; FL; Finlandia Pineda, 56, of Palm Coast, FL; and Elaine Taylor, 61, from Alma, were sentenced by Senior U. S. District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Georgia.


Related Topix: Palm Coast, FL, Prison

News Times

Gupta agrees to surrender to prison authorities on June 17

Rajat Gupta , the former Goldman Sachs Group director convicted in a 2012 insider trading scheme tied to the Galleon Group hedge fund, agreed to surrender to prison authorities on June 17 to begin a two-year sentence, a federal judge in Manhattan said.


Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Energy, Westport Resources, Oil & Gas, Prison, Otisville, NY

Prosecutor: Farmer 'in the management circle' of Crisp & Cole

Julie Farmer was intimately involved in the fraudulent actions of Crisp & Cole Real Estate, the prosecution charged in its closing argument Friday morning at her trial, and was part of a scheme requiring "extreme orchestration" and "sophisticated and elaborate" teamwork.


Related Topix: Prison, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Ball Cap Bandit tells his story

The serial bank robber known as the Ball Cap Bandit said he's sorry, and asked for a lighter prison sentence.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, Albertville, AL, Priceville, AL

KVAL-TV Eugene

Federal judge sentences man to 14 years for 2011 Eugene bank robbery

A Multnomah County man with an extensive criminal history was sentenced to 14 years and 4 months in a federal prison Thursday for robbing the Bank of America in downtown Eugene .


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Multnomah County, OR, Prison

WALB-TV Albany

Former Albany CNA gets federal prison for tax scheme

Kimberly Banks, Donalene Mosley and Arneshia Austin were sentenced Thursday in Albany to serve 192 months, 37 months and 21 months in prison, respectively, for crimes relating to filing fraudulent income tax returns using stolen identities.


Related Topix: Prison, Albany, GA, Tax

The Orlando Sentinel

DeBary man who traded AR-15 rifle for cocaine sentenced to federal prison

A DeBary man who traded a semi-automatic rifle and other guns for cocaine - while he was under a court-order not to possess firearms - was sentenced to more than seven years in prison on Thursday, prosecutors said.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Deseret News

Man charged in brutal attacks on girlfriend sent to prison for beer mug assault

Rupert James Duncan, 29, will serve nearly three years in federal prison for striking his girlfriend in the face with a large ceramic beer mug.


Related Topix: Prison, Fort Duchesne, UT, Duchesne, UT, Uintah, UT, Roosevelt, UT


Autopsies of 7 deceased infants completed

But it may still be awhile before any of the outstanding questions surrounding the bizarre and horrific case of Megan Huntsman, 39, are answered.


Related Topix: Utah County, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Man Sentenced for Providing Fatal Heroin

A Harrisonburg man, who was found guilty by a jury in May 2013, was sentenced Thursday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Harrisonburg on heroin distribution charges.


Related Topix: Drugs, Harrisonburg, VA, Prison, Non-Profit


Man pleads guilty to burglary spree, faces federal prison

A man faces up to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to several burglaries across Northeast Tennessee and North Carolina.


Related Topix: Prison, Greeneville, TN, Washington County, TN

The Detroit News

New Wayne Kramer disc debuts on Record Store Day

Among the vinyl offerings in stores Saturday for Record Store Day will be a limited edition platter by former MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer titled "Lexington."


Related Topix: Prison, Kentucky, Charlie Parker, Jazz

Detroit News

Life sentence for Detroit man in store robberies

A 29-year-old Detroit man convicted of using a gun to rob phone stores has been given an extraordinary sentence of 116 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Warren, OH

The Drinks Business

Ex-wine exec pleads guilty to $1m fraud

A former Napa wine executive has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $1 million from an online wine network after he was apprehended by officers who had tracked him to Mexico.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Prison

Free Republic

Jewish Center Shooter Glenn Miller Was in Witness Protection Program

Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr., from Aurora, Missouri, founded and built the only White people's party ever in the U.S. - the White Patriot Party - between 1980 to 1986, with a peak membership of around 5000.


Related Topix: Aurora, MO, Ozark, MO, Prison

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News 4 Jax

Jax men charged in tax fraud scheme

Two men have been charged with conspiracy and theft of government property, in connection with the cashing of numerous federal income tax refund checks that were issued on false and fraudulent tax returns, U.S. attorneys announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison