Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner Sentenced For Stealing More Than $2,500,00.00Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck has been sentenced to federal prison following his conviction for stealing more than $2,500,000 from the Georgia Underwriting Association (GUA).
Man Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And Securities FraudMark Melnick has pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging him with conspiracy to commit wire and securities fraud arising from a years-long scheme to manipulate the prices of short-term call options in large, publicly traded companies.
Alabama Man Sentenced For Impersonating A Federal Air MarshalJay Diamond, who has a criminal history with over 30 misdemeanor and traffic convictions, has been sentenced on two counts of false impersonation of a federal Air Marshal.
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Child ExploitationA Macon resident has pleaded guilty to child sexual exploitation after investigators discovered multiple juvenile victims across the country ranging in age from 10-years-old to 16-years-old who he contacted on social media, coercing them to send him sexually explicit and pornographic images and videos.
Convicted Felon Sentenced To Additional Time For Threatening A Witness And JudgeA convicted felon and gang member has been sentenced to more than a decade of additional time in federal prison after admitting he threatened a witness and a judge.
Nigerian Hacker And A Repeat Offender Sentenced For Unemployment Fraud And Tax Fraud SchemeBamidele Muraina, a Nigerian national who hacked into tax preparation firms and filed fraudulent unemployment benefit claims and tax returns using stolen personally identifiable information, and Gabriel Kalembo, a previously convicted fraudster who laundered the fraudulent assets, have been sentenced to federal prison.
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Guns To BarbadosRashad Sargeant has pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting firearms to Barbados. Together with co-defendant David Johnson, Sargeant shipped at least 30 guns to Barbados after obliterating the serial numbers of the firearms and packing them inside false compartments in boxes.
Federal Indictment Unsealed Alleging Massive Muscogee County, Georgia FraudA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging eight people, including the former Deputy Clerk of Muscogee County Court, with various criminal charges including bank fraud, wire fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property amounting to an alleged loss of nearly $500,000 to Muscogee County during an 11-month period in 2019.
Georgia Man Sentenced For Operating a High-Volume Drug "Market"Multiple co-defendants involved in a high-volume drug trafficking operation located in a southwest Georgia city were sentenced to federal prison for their crimes this week.
Former Bookkeeper Sentenced For Filing False Tax ReturnsAlice Sue Smith has been sentenced for stealing from her employer while working as the bookkeeper and for filing false tax returns.
Atlanta Man Sentenced For Sextorting Nine Teenage BoysMyles Frazier has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the offenses of cyberstalking, enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution, and child pornography production.
A Georgia Woman Sentenced On Charges Of Production And Distribution Of Child PornographyOn Friday afternoon, a federal judge in Tallahassee sentenced Madison King, 23, of Nashville, Georgia, to 25 years in prison on charges of conspiracy to produce, distribute, possess, and receive child pornography.
Two Men Sentenced For Drug Trafficking Over 400 Kilograms Of MethamphetamineJuan Carlos Torres-Carranza and Luis Pineda-Soto have been sentenced for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 418.95 kilograms of methamphetamine.
Former Office Manager For A Medical Practice In Augusta Is Sentenced For Stealing MoneyThe former office manager for an Augusta medical practice has been sentenced after admitting she stole more than half a million dollars from the business.
Augusta Woman Arrested For CARES Act FraudA woman who admitted to submitting loan applications containing knowingly false representations in an effort to secure COVID-19 relief loans has been sentenced in U.S. District Court and ordered to pay restitution.