Law Enforcement

Judge Limas Associate Gets 10 Years in Bribery Scheme

Jose Manuel “Meme” Longoria, 52, has been sentenced for his role in the FBI’s public corruption investigation of former 404th District Court Judge Abel Corral Limas, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.

Former Police Chief Accused of Wire Fraud and Identity Theft Appears in Court

A former northern Kentucky police chief, arrested Friday on wire fraud and identity theft charges, will appear in court today for a detention hearing.

Former New York State Senator Nicholas A. Spano Sentenced in White Plains Federal Court for Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that former New York State Senator NICHOLAS A. SPANO was sentenced today in White Plains federal court to a year and a day in prison for obstructing the ability...

Commodity Pool Operator Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Two Fraud Schemes and Tax Evasion

A commodity pool operator and day trader based in Hackensack, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for directing two schemes to defraud individual investors and a financial institution of approximately $2 million and to evading more...

Annapolis Serial Fraudster Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Over $2.6 Million in Losses from Real Estate, Business Loan, and Social Security Fraud Schemes

U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis sentenced Winnie Joanne Barefoot, a/k/a Winnie Jo Budzina, a/k/a Winnie JoAnne Conn, a/k/a Joanne Knopsnyder, a/k/a Olivia JoAnne Morgan, a/k/a Olivia JoAnne Barefoot Morgan, age 59, of Annapolis, Maryland, today...

Former Vice President at California Valve Company Pleads Guilty to Foreign Bribery Offense

David Edmonds, the former vice president of worldwide customer service at Rancho Santa Margarita, California-based valve company Control Components Inc. (CCI), pleaded guilty today to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), announced the...

Up the road from Rio - fresh forests and green jobs

View across what was once the Atantic Rainforest, just north of Rio de Janeiro

LA bash victim Rodney King dead

A figure of US police brutality has been found dead at his home.