Law Enforcement

Chicago Physician Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Health Care Fraud Involving Unnecessary Patient Tests

A physician who operated a south side medical clinic, Dr. Jaswinder Rai Chhibber, was sentenced to 2½ years in federal prison for engaging in a health care fraud scheme between 2007 and July 2010, federal law enforcement officials announced today.

Metairie Bank Manager Pleads Guilty to Bank Theft

Karen Sork, age 50, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pleaded guilty as charged today in front of United States District Judge Susie Morgan to a bill of information charging her with bank theft relating to her unauthorized embezzlement of funds...

Former Ho-Chunk Nation Legislator Sentenced in Bribery Case to Five Years in Federal Prison

John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Clarence Pettibone, 53, Black River Falls, Wisconsin, a former elected legislator of the Ho-Chunk Nation, was sentenced today by U.S. District Chief Judge...

Owner of Insulation Service Company Pleads Guilty to Million-Dollar Bid-Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies at New York City Hospital

The owner of a former New York City insulation service company pleaded guilty today to a three-count indictment charging him with conspiring to rig bids on contracts for re-insulation services to New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), conspiring to...

Waterbury Attorney Admits Participating in $10 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that Jeffrey Weisman, 43, of New Haven, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty yesterday before United States District Judge Janet C. Hall in Bridgeport...

Former Chairman of Failed Western Springs Bank Pleads Guilty to Concealing Personal Interest in Loans from U.S. Regulators

The chairman of a failed west suburban bank pleaded guilty today to engaging in a scheme involving making false statements in regulatory documents regarding his undisclosed personal interest in loans that resulted in the bank losing more than $680,000...

Indicted Former Mayor of Toms River Returns to United States to Face Federal Tax Charges in New Jersey

Carmine C. Inteso, Jr., the former mayor of the Township of Toms River, New Jersey, was arrested late last night on tax evasion charges by IRS–Criminal Investigation and FBI special agents upon his return to the United States from Afghanistan, where...

Fourteenth Baltimore Police Officer Sentenced in Towing Extortion Scheme

U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Baltimore Police officer Jaime Luis Lugo, age 36, of Aberdeen, Maryland, today to two years in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for conspiring to commit and committing extortion...