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By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Kitchen Supervisor, Oralia Aparicio Charged for Prohibited Relationship with Federal Inmate

A federal grand jury sitting in Laredo has indicted a 51-year-old Laredo resident for making a false statement and providing contraband in prison, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. A federal grand jury returned More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 5th, 2019
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South Florida Resident, Jack Kachkar Sentenced to 30 Years for International Fraud Scheme

A Key Biscayne, Florida, resident and the former CEO and Chairman of a now-bankrupt multinational pharmaceutical company was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release yesterday More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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FAA Aviation Safety Inspector, Manuel Fernandez Convicted of Bribery and Fraud Scheme

Yesterday, following a four-week trial before U.S. District Court Judge Marcia G. Cooke, a federal jury convicted a former Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Safety Inspector Manuel R. Fernandez, 42, of Miami, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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South Florida Pill Mill Owner, Scott Novick Sentenced for $2.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

The owner of a pain clinic and a pharmacy in South Florida was sentenced today to 78 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a $2.2 million Medicare fraud scheme. Assistant More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Sergei Nkorina and Justin Boccio Indicted for connection with Torture and Kidnapping Plot

Two men accused of kidnapping a victim at gunpoint and torturing him with a blowtorch were indicted.  One man is currently being detained in South Florida, and the second was arrested and is currently being detained More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Florida Man, Robert Sciolino Sentenced to 10 Years for Downloading Child Pornography

U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore has sentenced Robert Sciolino (51, Bradenton) to 10 years in federal prison for receipt and possession of child pornography. The court also ordered Sciolino to pay $57,000 More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Jacksonville Pimp, Richard Moffett Pleads Guilty to 3 Counts of Forcible Sex Trafficking

Richard Anthony Moffett, a/k/a “Mook” (31, Jacksonville) today pleaded guilty to three counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercion. Moffett faces a minimum sentence of 15 years, up to life, in federal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 15th, 2019
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Pinellas Man, Matin Steele Sentenced to 7 Years for Telemarketing Scam

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich today sentenced Martin Steele (46, St. Petersburg) to seven years and five months in prison for his role in a telemarketing fraud scam. As part of his sentence, the court More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Savannah man, Stafon Davis indicted for 2018 murder on Fort Stewart

A Savannah man has been indicted for the murder last summer of the wife of a deployed U.S. Army soldier on post at Fort Stewart. In an indictment unsealed today, Stafon Davis, 27, of Savannah, is charged with More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Thunderguards Motorcycle Gang Member, Andrew Shettler Sentenced to 10 Years for Meth

U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. has sentenced Andrew Shettler a/k/a “Yeti” (36, Daytona Beach) to 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. Shettler More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Florida man, David Culver Arrested in Ohio, charged with attempting to hire for Murder

The FBI, Bryan Police Department and U.S. Attorney’s Office announced this morning that a Florida man was arrested and charged in federal court with attempting to hire someone to murder a social worker. David More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Owner of Miami Home Health Agency, Dennys Hernandez Sentenced to 30 Months for Medicare Fraud

An owner of a now-defunct Miami, Florida, home health care agency was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his participation in a scheme that caused Medicare to pay approximately $1 million in false and fraudulent More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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Former Public Accountant, Jeffrey McKinney Pleads Guilty to Stealing over $750,000

Jeffrey McKinney (61, Minneola) has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for his scheme to steal over $750,000 from his employer and one of its executives. McKinney is facing up to 20 years in federal prison, three years More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Orlando Healthcare Worker Convicted of Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography

A federal jury has found Vorarut Vorasiangsuk (36, Orlando) guilty of two counts of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. For each count of receipt of child pornography, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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South Florida Patient Recruiter, Yamilet Diaz Sentenced for role in $1.6 Million Kickback Scheme

A South Florida patient recruiter was sentenced to 87 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.6 million in Medicare claims for home health care services that were procured through More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Weston Resident, David Brasher Sentenced for 2 Bank Robberies and Attempted Carjacking

A Weston resident was sentenced today to federal prison for two bank robberies and an attempted carjacking. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George L. Piro, Special Agent More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Lake Worth Resident, Alston Williams Sentenced to Life for Sex Trafficking and Obstruction

A Lake Worth resident was sentenced to life in prison today, after having been convicted at trial of sex trafficking and obstruction of a sex trafficking investigation. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Kissimmee Man, Robert Pratersch Convicted for Death Threats to Senator Bernie Sanders

United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that a federal jury yesterday found Robert Francis Pratersch (57, Kissimmee) guilty of threatening a federal official and interstate transmission of a threat to More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Florida Property Manager, Dale Wood Sentenced to 12 Years for Fraud Scheme

A former resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida was sentenced to over twelve years in prison and ordered to pay over $7 million in restitution for orchestrating an international property fraud scheme. Ariana Fajardo More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
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Miami Man, Alfredo Veloso Admits to Laundering $1.5 Million from Business Email Schemes

Alfredo Veloso, 43, of Miami, today admitted to opening bank accounts, and to  recruiting others to open bank accounts, as a conduit for stolen funds in connection with a wide-ranging international money laundering More...


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