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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

Digital Post Production

Bureau of Prisons Teacher Discusses Life Inside Federal Prisons in new "I Am AFGE" Documentary

Jill works inside a medium-security federal prison in "The Bureau of Prisons is not for everyone.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Wichita Eagle

Ex-California city leader gets 12 years in prison

Robert Rizzo apologized during sentencing in Los Angeles County Superior Court, telling the judge he breached the public's confidence.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Prison, State Prisons

Journal Gazette

Guilty plea set on porn charge

According to the terms of the agreement, Hasty is pleading guilty to the first count of the three-count indictment - sexual exploitation of children.


Related Topix: Prison


Secret Service: Victoria's Secret outlet employee ran credit card scam

According to the United States Secret Service, a Victoria's Secret employee at the Premium Outlets on International Drive used a skimming device to collect credit card numbers.


Related Topix: US Secret Service, US News, Prison


Ex-San Diego Navy man sentenced for child sex

A former San Diego Navy officer who sexually abused children while making child pornography has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Prison

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Serial bank robber sentenced to 15 years in federal prison

A Dripping Springs man will spend 15 years in federal prison for robbing five banks and one grocery store in 2013.


Related Topix: Prison, Dripping Springs, TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX

KTEN-TV Denison

South Texas surveyor pleads guilty to bribery

A South Texas surveyor and consultant has pleaded guilty to bribing officials of a Texas border county for public works contracts.


Related Topix: Prison, Maverick County, TX


Court upholds convictions in Ky. oil drilling scam

Two brothers who defrauded millions of dollars from thousands of investors in an oil and gas drilling scheme lost a bid Tuesday to have their convictions and sentences overturned.


Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Cookeville, TN, Prison

CBS Local

Obama Commutes Texas Prisoner Sentence Made Longer By Typo

The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.


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

Kansas City InfoZine

West Plains MO Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving and Distributing Child Porn

By pleading guilty, Harrison admitted that he downloaded child pornography from Web sites, and that he received and distributed child pornography through peer-to-peer file-sharing networks.


Related Topix: West Plains, MO, Prison, P2P, Science / Technology


Former Beaumont ISD employees guilty of stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District have pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Beaumont, TX, Jefferson County, TX


Woman sentenced to prison in $25M health scam

The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.


Related Topix: Prison, Healthcare Law, Law

Sub can't handle deep search

A robotic submarine, pictured Monday before its hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, was unable to handle the depth of the search area.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Social Security, Personal Finance, Prison

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Attorney who often represents Mohawks guilty of federal tax charge

A New York City attorney who has represented several Mohawks on various issues for more than two decades faces 18 months in federal prison after admitting Monday in U.S. District Court, Syracuse, that he did not file state or federal tax returns for six years.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Tax, Sullivan County, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Police Say Mom Gave Birth to & Killed Six Children Over Ten Years

A 39-year-old woman was arrested Saturday after seven bodies of dead infants were discovered in a Pleasant Grove home, and officials said they believe that, over a 10-year period, she gave birth to six of the children then killed them.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Pleasant Grove, UT, Utah County, UT, Prison

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Prison, US Secret Service

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Overland Park, KS