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  1. Former Postal Contractor Goes To Prison For StealingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    Western District of Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAO DARYL FIELDS MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2014 FORMER CONTRACT EMPLOYEE SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR THEFT OF AN ESTIMATED $478,000 IN U.S. POSTAL SERVICE PROPERTY In San Antonio today, 68-year-old Marvis Charles Box of Converse, TX, was sentenced to three years in federal prison for stealing an estimated $478,000 of United States Postal Service equipment announced Acting United States Attorney Richard Durbin, Jr., and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez, Houston Division.


  2. Photo: Evan Agostini/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, License: N/ARead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    The film made by actor-director Paul Sorvino and partly funded with half a million dollars of Lackawanna County taxpayers' money is still looking for a distributor, but may be closing in on a deal with a Canadian company, he said. The actor, who is known for playing a mob boss in "Goodfellas," lunched at Downtown Deli on Monday afternoon, saying he was in town to visit friends.


  3. Former Senate candidate Scott Brown urges investigation of NH GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Former U.S. Sen. Scott P. Brown is calling for an investigation into how New Hampshire National Guard leaders handled past alleged complaints, including those against an Army National Guard commander convicted of soliciting sex from a 15-year-old prostitute .


  4. Former Upland Mayor John Pomierski holds book signingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    UPLAND >> Family, friends, supporters and even a San Bernardino County supervisor were at the Grove Theater on Monday evening to mark the launch of former Mayor John Pomierski's new book. Pomierski, who was convicted of taking a bribe while in office, self-published the book , “From Country Club to Federal Prison Camp: A Former Mayor's Guide to Survival Based on his Time Spent in Federal Prison Camp.” “Every day is a new journey and a new experience,” Pomierski told the more than 40 people who had gathered in the lobby of the theater for the signing.


  5. Tampa Army National Guard recruiter says he scammed $78,000Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The second of two local military recruiters caught up in a nationwide fraud scandal is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges on Tuesday. Recruiters across the country have been prosecuted for committing fraud in the program, which was created in 2006 to pay monetary incentives for enlisting recruits in the Army National Guard.


  6. Whittier man pleads guilty to tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    LOS ANGELES >> A Whittier man who worked as a tax preparer for two former San Gabriel-based tax preparation businesses pleaded guilty Monday to preparing and filing false tax returns as part of a scheme to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, authorities said. Calvin Tyrone Ridgill, 60, a tax preparer at Hernandez Associates and CT Professional Services pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false tax return, according to an IRS press release.


  7. Former Clarke University bookstore director to serve 4 years for $300,000 book vendor schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KCRG

    By Trish Mehaffey , The Gazette A former Clarke University bookstore director was sentenced to over four years in federal prison for stealing over $300 James Spaulding , 35, now of Longmont, Colo., former director of the campus Bookstore on the Dubuque campus, pleaded guilty last December in U.S. District Court to one count of mail fraud and two counts of filing false tax returns from 2011 to 2012.


  8. Animal rights radical turned pot farmer tries to dodge prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Guns found at the former home of Nathan Brasfield, a Lake Forest Park man facing federal prison for gun crimes. Photo: Department Of Justice Photo A Glock pistol similar to the Glock 17 federal prosecutors claim was seized Tuesday from Nathan Brasfield's Lake Forest Park home.


  9. 2 sex-trafficking cases involve JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Sex trafficking is becoming more and more prevalent in Jacksonville, as federal authorities provided new details Monday about two unrelated cases. In the first case, 27-year-old Devin Lee Smith of Waynesville was indicted after a child was taken across state lines into Jacksonville for prostitution, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.


  10. Marijuana trafficker sentenced after fleeing to MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    A 45-year-old Phoenix, AZ man was sentenced Monday for conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilograms of marijuana. According to the United States Department of Justice, Pedro Andres Kobasic was sentenced in Federal Court to 87 month in prison followed by three years of supervised release.


  11. From Jailer to JailedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    "Bernard Kerik was New York City's police commissioner during the 9/11 attacks In 2004, Kerik was nominated by President George W. Bush to head the US Department of Homeland Security. Now, he is a former Federal Prison Inmate known as #84888-054."


  12. Phoenix man gets 8 years for selling teen for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    A Phoenix man was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison on Monday for selling a 15-year-old girl for sex at a Valley motel near I-17 and Bell Road. Phoenix man gets 8 years for selling teen for sex A Phoenix man was sentenced to 8 years in federal prison on Monday for selling a 15-year-old girl for sex at a Valley motel near I-17 and Bell Road.


  13. Man sentenced who stole more than $272,000 from Southside BandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The City Wire

    The man who stole more than $272,000 from Southside High School band students and their parents and caused the cancellation of a 2012 band trip to Hawaii was sentenced Monday to more than five years in prison and ordered to pay restitution. Southside Band Director Sean Carrier said Monday's sentencing by U.S. District Court Judge P.K. Holmes III "is at least the beginning of the end" of what he said is a "tragic" and "gut wrenching" episode for all involved.


  14. Wichita man sentenced for stealing mail and altering and cashing checksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A Wichita man was sentenced Monday to 6 1/2 years in federal prison for stealing mail from a receptacle and for altering and cashing a check he found within. Justin D. Anderson, 27, pleaded guilty to one count of mail theft, one count of bank fraud and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in connection with the federal mail theft case, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.


  15. Lansing leader of cocaine trafficking ring gets 11 years in federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    An FBI informant arrested in December 2011 while trying to pick up 6 kilograms of cocaine told investigators he sold between 12 and 15 kilograms of cocaine to Nickey Duprest between 2008 and 2011.


  16. Ex-Bank of Montreal trader to pay $14.2-million for trading scamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Bank of Montreal's former top natural gas trader was ordered to pay $14.2-million in restitution on Monday after pleading guilty to charges that he inflated the value of his portfolio and conspired with others to deceive the bank. David Lee, 43, was spared prison time by U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in Manhattan in light of his years of co-operating with authorities investigating a trading scheme that contributed to a $853-million loss in Bank of Montreal's commodities trading business for 2007.


  17. Daly City drug trafficker and accomplices sentenced in meth distribution caseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    A San Rafael merchant, his employee and a Daly City drug trafficker have been sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to sell methamphetamine from a grocery market in the Canal neighborhood. Alfredo Lopez-Villegas, owner of the Azteca Market at 555 Francisco Blvd. East, received a sentence of three years and four months in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.


  18. Why did four bank thieves buy a luxury suite for an NBA team?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Members of a Color Guard cast shadows on the court during the National Anthem of an NBA basketball game between the Atlanta Hawks and the San Antonio Spurs Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Atlanta. There is an unwritten rule among bank robbers to not draw attention to oneself by spending the loot on luxury items after a successful heist.


  19. Brown says warning signs might have been missed in Valas caseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Former U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown is calling on Gov. Maggie Hassan and other elected officials to launch an investigation into the case involving former National Guard Lt. Col. Ray Valas.


  20. Man who fled to Mexico to avoid marijuana charge in Upper Peninsula sent to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A man who fled to Mexico after being accused of shipping marijuana to the Upper Peninsula has been sentenced to 87 months in federal prison. Pedro Andres Kobasic, 45, formerly of Phoenix, had been hiding in Mexico after he failed to appear for a plea hearing in 2011, U.S. Attorney Patrick Miles Jr. said Monday, March 30. He was last year upon his return to the U.S. and later pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilograms of marijuana, records showed.