Law Enforcement

Rochester Man Arrested for Filing False Tax Returns

U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Patrick Dandrea, 55, of Rochester, New York, with two counts of filing false tax returns. Each count carries a maximum sentence of three...

Computer Programmer Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Stealing Proprietary Code from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and to Engaging in Immigation Fraud

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Bo Zhang, a computer programmer, pled guilty today to stealing proprietary software code from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), where Zhang...

Computer Programmer Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Stealing Proprietary Code from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and to Engaging in Immigation Fraud

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Bo Zhang, a computer programmer, pled guilty today to stealing proprietary software code from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), where Zhang...

Liberia's Taylor Sentenced to 50 Years for War Crimes

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for aiding and abetting horrific war crimes committed during Sierra Leone's civil war. Both defense and prosecution are expected to appeal the sentence by an...

Former Head of Worldwide Sales at California Valve Company Pleads Guilty to Foreign Bribery Offense

Paul Cosgrove, the former head of worldwide sales 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 Justice Department’s...

Vatican Confirms Pope's Butler's Arrest

The Vatican confirmed Saturday that Pope Benedict XVI's butler has been arrested on suspicion of leaking confidential documents and letters from the pontiff's private quarters.

Former Covington Bank CEO Charged with Bank Fraud and False Statements

Richard S. Blossman, Jr., age 52, a resident of Covington, Louisiana, was charged today in a one-count bill of information alleging one count of bank fraud and one count of false statements, announced U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.

Former Law Enforcement Officers Plead Guilty to Conspiracy

Kevin J. Guillot, age 43, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana; and Daniel G. Spears, a resident of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, age 40, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, announced U.S....