DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE



16th May 2017

U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert Gilbeau was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators to conceal his illicit 20-year relationship with Leonard Glenn Francis, the owner of Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), the foreign defense contractor …

15th May 2017

A broker of identity documents who conspired with others to provide fraudulently-obtained Puerto Rican documents to customers was sentenced to prison today.   Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Rosa E. …

11th May 2017

A former administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) pleaded guilty in federal court today for his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the SSA for thousands of …

Five members of a northwest Detroit street gang, Young and Skantless or YNS, have been indicted on various racketeering offenses in a federal superseding indictment unsealed today.  The charges are the result of the Detroit One initiative, a collaborative effort …

A Rome, New York, man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for attempted coercion and enticement of a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity. Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; …

10th May 2017

An Indian national pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering for his role in liquidating and laundering victim payments generated through various telephone fraud and money laundering schemes via India-based call centers.   Acting Assistant …

Former U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown was convicted by a federal jury in Jacksonville, Florida, today for her role in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving a fraudulent scholarship charity.   Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice …

9th May 2017

A Wilmington, Delaware, man was sentenced to 156 months in prison today for distributing child pornography, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Acting U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss of the District …