U.S. District Judge Anne C. Conway today sentenced Johnson W. Eustache to five years in federal prison for wire fraud and aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns. The court also ordered Eustache to forfeit approximately $700,000 seized from several bank accounts, as well as real propertiesContinue Reading

A Houston teacher is facing a felony charge for putting her son in the trunk of her car has been identified as Sarah Beam. UPDATED TO INCLUDE NEWS TALK CLIP – WATCH BELOW Beam, 41, a 10th grade English teacher, now faces charges of felony child endangerment, after she confessedContinue Reading

United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Tatiana Power (41, Weston) today pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy related to a Florida-based international enterprise that operated subscription-based sexually exploitative “child modeling” websites. Power faces up to 20 years in federal prison. According to court documents, Tatiana Power (alsoContinue Reading

Andrew Cuomo won’t be held criminally accountable for his “forcible touching” women and actions as governor of New York. The New York Post reported on Monday that “Albany County District Attorney David Soares is expected to drop criminal charges of forcible touching against disgraced ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo days before he was to beContinue Reading

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest two sex offenders and a gang member. On Jan. 2, at approximately 7:00 a.m., McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents arrested three single adult migrants after they illegally entered the United States through Hidalgo, Texas. Criminal records checks obtained at aContinue Reading

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76- year-old Naples psychiatrist, Gerald Michael Abraham, was sentenced to three years in federal prison for dispensing controlled substances (oxycodone and amphetamine) for no legitimate medical purpose. According to court documents, Abraham’s Naples clinic operated on a cash only basis, with patients paying $400 per visit. In October 2019, theContinue Reading

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is fighting back against organized retail theft as 70% of store owners nationwide report an increase in crime over the past year. Most of the high-profile, smash-and-grab cases are taking place outside of Florida in cities like San Francisco, where several multi-day crime sprees disrupted holiday shopping. Continue Reading

53-year-old Patrice Eileen Wilowski-Mevorah of Tampa was sentenced Friday to five years and three months in federal prison for her involvement in a money laundering conspiracy in connection with an international enterprise that was based in Florida and which operated subscription-based sexually exploitative “child modeling” websites. Wilowski-Mevorah had pleaded guiltyContinue Reading

Darrell Brooks, the man who drove an SUV into the Waukesha, Wisconsin Christmas parade, killing six people, has been charged with a sixth intentional homicide count, according to a court filing Monday. Brooks, 39, attacked the November 21st event, killing five who died overnight and injured over 40 other people.Continue Reading

Arizona police officer, Ryan Remington has been fired and faces an investigation after shooting and killing Richard Lee Richards, a man in a wheelchair, accused of shoplifting. Richards, 61, was accused of stealing an item from Walmart. Remington shot the man nine times in his wheelchair, killing the disabled elderlyContinue Reading

Pennsylvania district attorney Kevin Steele filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the 2018 Bill Cosby sexual assault conviction, arguing that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s June decision sets a dangerous precedent with “far-reaching negative consequences.” The June ruling hinged on a press release issued in 2005 byContinue Reading

A South Florida tax preparer was sentenced today to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain over 100 COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). According to court documents, Leonel Rivero, 35, of Miami, owned a tax-preparation business and submitted approximately 118 fraudulent PPPContinue Reading

Although many Americans favor expanding background checks for gun purchases, gun-control measures in Congress have failed to garner enough votes to pass. In contrast, some state legislatures have enacted measures to reduce gun violence in their communities. A new study examined the impact changes to background checks and licensing policiesContinue Reading

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Douglasville Police Department confirmed that they had filed criminal charges against Terresha Lucas, a Georgia woman who posed as a Ku Klux Klan member to threaten community members with “racially charged” notes in the neighborhood. What Yahoo described as “an unexpected turn of events” as Lucas, 30, a black woman,Continue Reading

The U.S. Attorney’s Office with the Middle District of Florida reports 50-year-old Tampa accountant, DeAnna Marie Stinson has been arrested and charged by federal criminal complaint with soliciting a crime of violence and murder-for-hire. If convicted on all counts, Stinson faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison. According toContinue Reading

Carl Gamby’s bizarre first day at the Dauphin County motel has resulted in a legal evaluation of the crime of indecent assault. Gamby, a Harrisburg resident, injected himself with bath salts and fentanyl in a restroom on March 28, 2019 during his first shift as a clerk at the EconoContinue Reading

Edgar Hurtado-Ramirez (52, Mexico) today pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder monetary instruments and engage in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity. Hurtado-Ramirez faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set. According to the plea agreement, Hurtado-RamirezContinue Reading

Acting United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the extradition of Glib Oleksandr Ivanov-Tolpintsev (28, Chernivtsi, Ukraine) in connection with charges of conspiracy, trafficking in unauthorized access devices, and trafficking in computer passwords. If convicted on all counts, he faces a maximum penalty of 17 years in federal prison. The indictmentContinue Reading

A woman attempting to use a fake COVID-19 vaccine card with the shot maker listed as “Maderna,” instead of Moderna, was arrested in Hawaii and is facing up to $5,000 in fines and potential jail time. Chloe Mrozak was arrested at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on Saturday for violating Hawaii Gov. DavidContinue Reading

U.S. District Judge Charlene E. Honeywell has sentenced David Naylor (59, Spring Hill) to two years and three months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for theft of government funds. As part of his sentence, the court also ordered Naylor to pay $730,561.73 in restitution and,Continue Reading