FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending February 24, 2012

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  1. Phoenix: Navajo Man Sentenced to More Than 17 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Murder

    Joseph Aaron Duncan, a member of the Navajo Nation Indian Tribe, was sentenced to 210 months in federal prison, followed by a five-year term of supervised release after pleading guilty to shooting a man in the chest while intoxicated, which resulted in the victim’s death.Full Story

  2. Chicago: Cook County Commissioner Indicted on Federal Tax Charges

    Cook County Commissioner William Beavers was indicted on federal tax charges for allegedly obstructing the IRS and failing to report and pay taxes on all of his income. Beavers allegedly concealed his under-reporting of income and underpayment of taxes on thousands of dollars that he converted to personal use from his campaign accounts as well as from his county discretionary spending account. Full Story

  3. Charlotte: Four Hedge Fund Managers Indicted for Roles in $40 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Four men were indicted for allegedly operating “hedge funds” as part of a conspiracy that took in $40 million from victims for a Ponzi scheme operating under the name Black Diamond Capital Solutionsy. Full Story

  4. San Francisco: Mongols Motorcycle Gang Member Guilty of Murdering Hells Angels President

    Christopher Bryan Ablett, a member of the Modesto Chapter of the Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang, was found guilty of all four felonies with which he was charged, including murder in aid of racketeering, assault with a deadly weapon in aid of racketeering, using a firearm during a crime of violence, and using a firearm causing murder during a crime of violence.  Full Story

  5. Houston: Former Chairman and CEO of Kellogg, Brown & Root, Inc. Sentenced to Prison for Foreign Bribery and Kickback Schemes

    Albert “Jack” Stanley, a former chairman and chief executive officer of Kellogg, Brown & Root Inc., was sentenced to 30 months in prison for conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by participating in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement, and construction contracts and for conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud as part of a separate kickback scheme. Full Story

  6. Cincinnati: Dayton Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting an Officer, Conspiracy, Drug and Tax Crimes

    Charles Warren pled guilty to all seven counts of an indictment against him charging illegal possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, conspiracy to distribute marijuana, conspiracy to launder money, illegally structuring financial transactions, and interstate travel in furtherance of a drug conspiracy in addition to assaulting an officer. Full Story

  7. Washington Field: Wife of Former Army Major Sentenced for Role in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to DOD Contracts

    Eurica Pressley was sentenced to 72 months in prison for her participation in a bribery and money laundering scheme related to bribes paid for contracts awarded in support of the Iraq war. Full Story

  8. Omaha: Convicted Conman Found Guilty Again

    A man who defrauded people out of thousands of dollars while on supervised release for a prior fraud conviction was convicted after a seven-day trial of 28 counts of wire fraud, five counts of money laundering, and 13 counts of making false statements to the U.S. Probation Office. Full Story

  9. Jacksonville: Man Indicted in Connection with Arson of Reproductive Health Clinic

    Bobby Joe Rogers was indicted in connection with the fire that destroyed the American Family Planning Clinic on January 1, 2012, in Pensacola, Florida. The two-count indictment charges Rogers with arson and damaging a reproductive health facility. Full Story

  10. Atlanta: Former Corporate Officers Sentenced to Lengthy Imprisonment for Stock Fraud Scam

    Rufus Harris, Benjamin Stanley, and Darryl Horton were sentenced to significant terms of imprisonment on fraud charges stemming from a stock pump-and-dump scam involving their former company, Conversion Solutions Holdings Corporation. Full Story

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