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May 2011

Waad Ramadan Alwan, 30, and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi, 23, were charged in a 23-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Bowling Green, KY on May 26, 2011. Alwan is charged with conspiracy to kill U.S. nationals abroad; conspiracy

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The federal government has the authority to criminally prosecute individuals who structure their transactions in a manner that evades the $10,000 reporting requirements. See 18 USC 5324. Penalties range from 5 years in prison, to fines, or both. Enhanced penalties,

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A majority panel of New York State Appellate Court judges reversed a lower court’s decision to throw out an indictment against an online money-transfer business for catering to buyers and sellers of stolen credit card information. The court determined that

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The local electrician of record for the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD), Calvin Walker, was recently indicted on 37-counts including mail fraud, wire fraud, interstate transfer of funds by fraud, fraud in connection with organizations which receive federal funds, money

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An indictment issued Wednesday by a federal grand jury alleged five U.S.P.S. supervisors with being paid to illegally steer more than $13 million in repair work on U.S.P.S. vehicles to an unnamed contractor. The arrangement is alleged to have been

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U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley and U.S. Senator Mark Kirk have launched a bipartisan, bicameral effort to fight corruption and unethical conduct by public servants. Part of their effort includes introducing The Public Officials Accountability Act to restore the honest services

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A source close to the investigation against HSBC Holdings Plc said that the Department of Justice is looking to prosecute individual bankers. “I understand that they are meticulously doing interviews with one primary objective driven by the Justice Department on

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Tabitha Goodner has become the ninth defendant in the $12 million bid-rigging case against contractor Bobby Ferguson, a close friend of Detroit’s ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Back in July of 2009, Ms. Goodner allegedly gave misleading and incomplete statements to federal

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