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Former Pfeiffer University CFO Pleads Guilty To Fraud
April 15, 2019
Munster Man Sentenced To 29 Years In Prison
April 4, 2019
Three sentenced for smuggling cocaine in children’s toys and laundering drug money through car rental business
March 26, 2019
Cesar Sayoc Pleads Guilty To 65 Felonies For Mailing 16 Improvised Explosive Devices In Connection With October 2018 Domestic Terrorist Attack
March 21, 2019
Lumber Liquidators Agrees to $33 Million Penalty for Securities Fraud
March 12, 2019
Munhall Man Sentenced to 1.5 Years in Prison for Stealing Packages and Mail Items from Pittsburgh Apartment Buildings
March 12, 2019
Justice Department Coordinates Largest-Ever Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep
March 7, 2019
Bankrate Inc.’s Successor in Interest Agrees to Pay $28 Million to Resolve Securities and Accounting Fraud Charges
March 6, 2019
Anne Arundel County Man Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison For Possession With Intent To Distribute Fentanyl
March 1, 2019
Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering Postal Worker in Fit of Road Rage
February 27, 2019
Pastor Sentenced to Prison for Investment Fraud Scheme
February 26, 2019
Man Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Over 50 Kilos of Marijuana
February 26, 2019
Former Postal Worker Imprisoned for Mail Theft
February 25, 2019
Savannah Residents Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin
February 22, 2019
Financial Advisor Sentenced To 28 Months In Prison For Misappropriating Funds From NFL Players
February 14, 2019
Bay Area Couple Indicted For Allegedly Stealing Mail Containing Credit Cards And Drivers Licenses
February 14, 2019
Former Bookkeeper Sentenced for Embezzlement and Loan Fraud
February 13, 2019
Multiple White Supremacist Gang Members among 54 Defendants Charged in RICO Indictment
February 12, 2019
Postal Worker And Massachusetts Man Charged With Importing And Distributing Synthetic Cannabinoids
February 7, 2019
Georgia Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Trafficking Lethal Synthetic Opioid He Purchased On The Dark Web Using Cryptocurrency
January 31, 2019
Merrillville Duo Convicted After A Four Day Jury Trial
January 29, 2019
Man Sentenced to 102 months for Using Stolen Identities to Attempt to Defraud Various Financial Institutions of More Than $1.9 Million Dollars Office and Subsequent Mailing
January 18, 2019
Former Crockett County 911 Director Sentenced To 57 Months For Embezzlement
January 17, 2019
District Court Enters Permanent Injunctions Shutting Down International Mail Fraud Scheme and Approving Civil Penalty of Over $700,000
December 21, 2018
Family Members Sentenced for Roles in Arson and Insurance Fraud Scheme
December 20, 2018
Fifteen Defendants Sentenced in Stolen U.S. Treasury Check Ring
December 18, 2018
Realtor sentenced for stealing millions from clients
December 10, 2018
Dunbar Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Gun and Drug Charges
November 29, 2018
Identity Documents Trafficker Arraigned on Identification Fraud and Conspiracy Charges
November 29, 2018
Albuquerque Man Sentenced for Mail Theft
November 28, 2018
Munster Man Filed Guilty Plea In Connection With September 2017 Explosion at East Chicago Post Office and Subsequent Mailing
November 27, 2018
District Court Enters Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Three Elder Fraud Schemes From Sending Fraudulent Letters
November 20, 2018
St. Louis County Man Indicted on Counterfeit Securities
November 19, 2018
Carmichael Man Indicted for Identity and Mail Theft and Illegally Possessing a Firearm
November 15, 2018
Postal Inspectors List Top Five Scams Targeting Veterans and Tips for Combatting Them
November 8, 2018
MoneyGram International Inc. Agrees to Extend Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Forfeits $125 Million in Settlement with Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission
November 8, 2018
Steroid Distribution Results in Four Convictions
November 6, 2018
Tuscan Resident Sentenced to 94 Months Prison ROle Bank Frand Scheme
November 2, 2018
Bernalillo County Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Conviction
November 1, 2018
Telemarketers Arrestd on Charges of Defrauding Elderly Victims
October 26, 2018
Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 137 Months for Federal Mail Theft, Drug Trafficking and Firearms Conviction
October 25, 2018
Leader of Target Department Store Credit Card Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 6.5 Years in Prison
October 18, 2018
Staten Island Man Pleads Guilty to Million-Dollar Real Estate Investment Scam Targeting Elderly Victims
October 11, 2018
Seven Charged in Telemarketing Sweepstakes Scheme that Victimized People in the United States, Including the Elderly
October 2, 2018
Postal Inspectors and Pelham NY Police Department arrest 3 for Mail Theft
October 2, 2018
Dominican National Sentenced to Prison for his Involvement in National Conspiracy to Sell Identity Documents to Illegal Aliens
September 28, 2018
New York Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Role in Identity Theft and Bank Fraud Scheme
September 25, 2018
Robbery Crew Shooter Responsible for Killing Loris, SC Store Owner Sentenced to Fifty-Five Years Imprisonment
September 21, 2018
Postal Annex Owner Sentenced for Structuring Currency Transactions
September 7, 2018
Former Postal Employee Arrested for Burglarizing Post Office
August 29, 2018
Charlotte Jeweler Sentenced For Wire Fraud
August 24, 2018
Federal Jury Convicts Hipe Mills and Fayetteville Residents for Bank Fraud
August 23, 2018
California Man Claiming to Be a Billionaire Financier Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme
August 21, 2018
Man Sentenced for Defrauding Elderly Victims in Magazine Scam
August 17, 2018
Charlotte Man Sentenced To More Than Three Years In Connection With Fraudulent Shipping Services Scheme
August 14, 2018
Dark Web Vendor Sentenced To 7 Years in Federal Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, Cocaine, and Buprenorphine
August 14, 2018
District Man and Woman Sentenced to Prison Terms For Roles in Regional Drug Trafficking Organization
August 14, 2018
Los Angeles man sentenced to 40 years for drug trafficking in Hardy and Grant Counties
July 31, 2018
Reno Man Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Creating Over 8,000 Fraudulent Online Accounts With Stolen Identities To Commit $3.5 Million Fraud Scheme
July 30, 2018
Two Members of Fraud and ID Theft Ring Sentenced
July 27, 2018
Eight Men Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court for Their Roles in Bronx Mail Theft Conspiracy
July 27, 2018
Man Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking Cocaine through Mail
July 27, 2018
Recycling Executives Spearheading Scheme Involving Stolen Postal Service Equipment Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison and Ordered to Pay $3.4 Million in Restitution
July 20, 2018
Man Pleads Guilty to Spice Conspiracy and Distribution Crimes
July 18, 2018
District Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for 2016 Attack on Postal Carrier in Northeast Washington
July 17, 2018
Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Three Federal Employees with Deadly Weapons
July 17, 2018
Former Fedex Employees Indicted for Stealing Mail from Religious Organizations
July 16, 2018
Little Saigon Identity Thief Craves High-End Stolen Products, Ignores Surveillance Cam
July 13, 2018
Realtor pleads guilty to stealing millions from clients
July 13, 2018
APD's 'Midnight Sun' op nets stolen guns, drugs, arrests
July 12, 2018
Former Fedex Employees have been Indicted for Stealing Mail from Religious Organizations
July 13, 2018
S.A. man who carjacked and shot postal worker gets 20 years for crime spree
July 12, 2018
Five Charged for Elder Fraud Schemes
July 11, 2018
Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Charges
July 10, 2018
People v. Lom Nguyen et al.
July 6, 2018
Main Line 'godfather of payday lending' gets jail
July 6, 2018
Six Sentenced in Mail Theft Ring
July 6, 2018
Former CEO of Tennessee-Based Telemarketing Company Sentenced to Federal Prison
July 2, 2018
Dakota Plains co-founder, associate convicted in stock manipulation scheme
July 2, 2018
Man sentenced to 15 years after drugs smuggled through Memphis in M&M's bags
July 2, 2018
Feds charge Barrington and Northbrook men in $16 million postal fraud case
June 28, 2018
Two Men Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Mail Theft Spree
June 28, 2018
Man pleads guilty to $25 million fraud
June 28, 2018
Fraudster Pleads Guilty to Scamming Elderly Victims of more than $396,000 through Advance Fee Scheme
June 27, 2018
First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Results in Arrests of More Than 35 Individuals Selling Illicit Goods and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs and More Than $23.6 Million
June 26, 2018
Brooklyn Park Man Found Guilty of Methamphetamine Trafficking
June 26, 2018
Man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for distributing cocaine, heroin
June 22, 2018
51-year-old behind bars after threatening to kill mailman
June 22, 2018
Boise man arrested for possessing child porn
June 21, 2018
Bernalillo County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Charges
June 20, 2018
FTC, BBB, and Law Enforcement Partners Announce Results of Operation Main Street
June 18, 2018
N.J. man arrested in Louisiana turtle bust
June 18, 2018
Former Crockett County 911-Director Convicted of Embezzlement
June 18, 2018
Woman Guilty of Fraud Using Stolen Info from OPM Data Breach
June 18, 2018
Woman who helped distribute 99,000 pills sentenced to prison
June 15, 2018
Man accused of stealing hundreds of pieces of mail arrested
June 15, 2018
Former Office Manager Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Over $300K
June 11, 2018
Man Sentenced For $9 Million Credit Card Refund Schemeurt
June 11, 2018
Man pleads guilty in connection with 90-percent pure mailed meth
June 11, 2018
Man gets 5 years in prison for role in drug ring
June 6, 2018
John E. Kalinowski Sentenced for Child Pornography
June 6, 2018
Phoenix Woman Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison for $852,000 Embezzlement Scheme, Filing a False Tax Return, And Failure to Appear In Court
May 15, 2018
Albuquerque Resident Pleads Guilty to Federal Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Charges
April 25, 2018
Darknet international gun traffickers sentenced
April 17, 2018
Memphis Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft
April 12, 2018
Member of Darknet Drug Trafficking Organization “ItalianMafiaBrussels” Sentenced to Prison
April 11, 2018
DA Vance: Ten Indicted in Scheme to Steal New Yorkers’ Mail and Alter Their Checks
April 10, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Announces Results of J-Code’s First Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet
April 3, 2018
Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Mail Theft, Drug Trafficking, Firearms and Identity Theft Charges
March 30, 2018
Baltimore Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Forcible Assault On Federal Employee
March 19, 2018
Two Brothers Charged With Murder Conspiracy, Attempted Murder, And Firearm Offenses For Shooting Of U.S. Postal Carrier
March 22, 2018
Baltimore Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Forcible Assault On Federal Employee
March 19, 2018
Three Charged In $1 Million Bank Loan Scheme
March 15, 2018
Oregon Pastor Sentenced to More Than 11 Years in Prison for Transporting Child Pornography
March 8, 2018
Businessman Pleads Guilty To Misappropriating Funds From Professional Athletes
March 8, 2018
Massachusetts Man Arrested for Mailing Threatening Letters Containing Suspicious White Powder
March 3, 2018
Sacramento Woman Sentenced to over 5 Years in Prison for a Scheme to Steal Mail Using Fraudulent Vacation Holds and Address Change Forms
February 23, 2018
Hutchins Man Arrested for the Murder of a U.S. Postal Service Employee
February 22, 2018
Justice Department Coordinates Nationwide Elder Fraud Sweep of More Than 250 Defendants
February 22, 2018
Five Members of International Organized Criminal Enterprise Indicted in More Than $9.5 Million Counterfeit Documents Fraud Scheme
January 25, 2018
Baltimore Man Pleads to Forcible Assault on Employee and Brandishing a Firearm
January 23, 2018
Two Marijuana Dealers Sentenced
January 19, 2018
104 Individuals Indicted For Drug Trafficking
January 18, 2018
Multi-State Crystal Methamphetamine Trafficking Organization Shutdown; Five Ringleaders Arrested

January 17, 2018
Former Chief Financial Officer at Publicly Traded Company Charged with Accounting and Securities Fraud Scheme

December 20, 2017
Charlotte-Area Hip-Hop Group Indicted on Fraud Charges

December 20, 2017
AARP and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Team Up for ‘Operation Protect Veterans’

December 20, 2017
Upstate Residence Plead Guilty to Mail Theft Conspiracy
December 15, 2017
Six Detroit Police Department Officers Charged with Extortion
December 13, 2017
Former UVA Football Player Sentenced to 40 Years for $10 Million Fraud
December 7, 2017
Chapel Hill Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Defrauding UNC Newman Center Catholic Student Parish to Fraud Lavish Lifestyle
December 4, 2017
Sisters Who Defrauded Postal Service Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison
November 28, 2017
Two Men Found Guilty of Racketeering Conspiracy in Payday Lending Case
November 27, 2018
District Court Enters Permanent Injunctions Shutting Down Two Groups of International Defendants Responsible for Multi-Million Dollar Mail Fraud Schemes

November 21, 2017
Belen Man Sentenced to Six Years for Conviction on Federal Conspiracy, Fraud, Identity Theft and Theft of Mail Charges  
November 21, 2017
Postal Inspectors offering mailing tips to secure your holiday shipments.
November 22, 2017
Five Individuals Charged in Foreign Bribery Scheme involving Rolls-Royce Plc and it's U.S. Subsidiary 
November 7, 2017
Charlotte Man Sentenced to More than Five Years on Bank Conspiracy and Aggravated Identity Theft Charges
September 17, 2017
Woman Pleads Guilty to Fraudulently Obtaining more than 8,000 Hydrocodone Pills 
October 10, 2017
Orange County Man Sentenced to over Eight Years for Taking $2.2 Million from Distressed Homeowners in Bogus Loan Modification Scheme
October 2, 2017
Former Treasury Specialist Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Stealing from her Employer
September 28, 2017
Former Treasurer of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge Indicted for Embezzling more than $110,000
September 26, 2017
Newport Family Members Sentenced in Illegal Steroid Conspiracy
September 22, 2017
Charlotte Jeweler Indicted on Fraud Charges in Connection with $3.5M Investment Scheme
September 21, 2017
Lansdale Man Stole Identity Of Deceased Child For 20 Years: Officials
September 11, 2017
Ex-Lawmaker Led Multimillion Dollar 'End of World' Coin Scheme
September 6, 2017
Former UVA Football Player Convicted of $10 Million Fraud
August 24, 2017
Greer Man Sentenced to 82 Months on Child Porn Charges
August 14, 2017
Murrieta Man Sentenced to 17 years in Federal Prison for Enticing Girl to Take Pictures while Engaged in Sexually Explicit Acts

August 1, 2017
U.S. Attorney Announces $1.95 Million Settlement to Resolve Claims for Unpaid Postage

July 6, 2017
Charlotte Man Sentenced More than 7.5 Years in Connection with Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme
May 11, 2017
Former Dance Moms Star Sentenced to Prison, Fined for Hiding Assets and Illegally Transporting Foreign Currency Into the U.S.

May 9, 2017
Tennessee Family Convicted of Decade-Long Gold and Silver Ponzi Scheme

May 4, 2017
Eight Members and Associates Of Violent Narcotics Trafficking Organization Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Six Murders And Racketeering Offenses

May 2, 2017
Final Defendants Sentenced to Federal Prison for Roles in California-to-West Virginia Drug Conspiracy
April 19, 2017
Franklin County Man Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Pornography Involving an Infant and Toddler 
April 13, 2017
Former Charlotte-Area Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft in Connection with Jamaican-Based Lottery Fraud Scheme
April 3, 2017
Canadian Man Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Targeting U.S. Lawyers
March 30, 2017
Missouri Man Indicted for $12 Million Tax Refund Fraud, Voter Fraud, Illegal Reentry and Felon in Possession of Firearm
March 29, 2017

Former Chainman of the Board of Payroll Service Company Sentenced for 30 months of Conspiracy
March 27, 2017
Former Vice President of National Construction Company Pleads Guilty of Stealing Over $4.5 Million From Employer
March 24, 2017
Forsyth Co. Man Sentenced to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana through the U.S. Mail and Postal Robbery Charges 
March 23, 2017
Jamaican Man Indicated on "Sweetstakes Fraud" Charges Targeting Senior Citizens
March 22, 2017

Windsor Woman Charged with Mail and Wire Fraud
March 22, 2017

Methamphetamine Dealer Sentenced To 24 Years In Prison
February 28, 2017
Three Arrested in San Antonio Charged in Connection with Shooting of U.S. Mail Carrier

February 15, 2017
Donnie Marks Sentenced for Role in Fortune Telling Scheme
February 10, 2017
Three Nigerian Nationals from South Africa Convicted in International Cyber Financial Fraud Scheme
February 2017
Three Individuals Arrested and Charged in South Dakota Fraudulent Medical Device Scheme
January 31, 2017
Postal Inspectors Seeking to Identify Two Suspects in DC Letter Carrier Assault and Theft of Mail
January 26, 2017
Colin Chisholm Pleads Guilty of Stealing More than $2 Million from Investors in Television Network Startup
January 25, 2017
Fugitive Arrested In $200 Million Credit Card Fraud Scam
January 23, 2017
Owners of West L.A. Pharmacy Found Guilty in Sweeping Scheme to Illegally Distribute Prescription Narcotics
January 23, 2017
Fountain Inn Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges
January 19, 2017
Area Man Sentenced on Mailing Threatening Communications
January 17, 2017
Rolls-Royce plc Agrees to Pay $170 Million Criminal Penalty to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Case
January 17, 2017
Former Greenville Postmaster Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Conspiracy
January 12, 2017
Two New York Salesmen Sentenced to prison for Fraudulently Selling Vending Machine Businesses  
January 6, 2017
Founder of Fake Prison Charity sentenced for stealing Prisoner Identities, Claiming Millions of Dollars in false Tax Refunds
January 5, 2017
Roanoke Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Charge William Morgan Sr. to Spend Time in Federal Prison
January 4, 2017
Jamaican National Arrested in Connection with Fraudulent Lottery Scheme Based in Jamaica
December 15, 2016
Owner of Costa Rican Call Center and Participants in Scam Sentenced to Prison for Roles in Sweepstakes Fraud Schemes Targeting Elderly
December 13, 2016
St. Robert Woman Sentenced for Nigerian Fraud Scheme, Cheated Thousands of Victims December 2, 2016
Triad Residents Sentenced on Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges
December 1, 2016
Bowman Man Sentenced for Importing "Molly" from China
November 23, 2016
Four California Residents Sentenced in Scheme to Defraud Consumers Through Debit Relief Firms 

November 14, 2016
Former KC Postal Carrier Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute PCP Through the Mail November 14, 2016
Former Weston Man Pleads Guilty to $2.25 Million Internet Steroids Distribution
November 7, 2016
Doylestown Man Charged with Financial Fraud 
November 4, 2016
Orlando Gas Station Owner Sentenced to Prison for Theft of Postal Money Orders
November 3, 2016
North Carolina Businessman Pleads Guilty to Misappropriating Approximately $2.9 Million in Funds from NFL Players
October 31, 2016
Cedar Rapids Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Defrauding Elderly Couple Out of More than $100,000  
October 25, 2016
Romania Extradites Alleged Leader of "ItalianMafiaBrussels" Drug Trafficking Organization to Colorado for Prosecution 
October 17, 2016
Lanham Man Sentenced to Over Seven Years in Federal Prison for Bank Fraud Conspiracy
October 17, 2016
Woman Formally Residing in Maryland Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering in Connection with International Lottery Fraud Scheme
October 17, 2016
Knoxville Resident Sentenced to Serve 37 Months in Prison Fraud and Money Laundering 
October 12, 2016
Member of $1.5 Million Fraudulent Check Cashing Scheme Sentenced to Over Five Years in Federal Prison  
October 12, 2016
Hazleton Man Pleads Guilty to Pill Distribution Conspiracy
October 5, 2016

Justice Department and Law Enforcement Partners Announce Civil and Criminal Actions to Dismantle Global Network of Mass Mailing Fraud Schemes Targeting Elderly and Vulnerable Victims
September 28, 2016
Atlanta Man Sentenced for Stolen Treasury Check Scheme
January 15, 2016 

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