I get these via email every week and just figured I’d post ’em as I get ’em.

FBI’s Top Ten News Stories
for the Week Ending August 29, 2008

1. Atlanta: Top Ten Fugitive Nabbed

Michael
Jason Registe, who was added to the FBI’s Top Ten Fugitives on July 28,
2008, was arrested in St. Maarten on August 27, 2008. Full story

2. FBI Issues Alert on the Hit Man E-Mail Scam


The FBI and its partner, the Internet Crime Complaint Center, are
warning the public not to fall victim to the various Hit Man scams and
to report them at the IC3 website, www.IC3.gov. Full story

3. Houston: U.S. District Judge Charged

Samuel
B. Kent, U.S. District Judge, was charged with the attempted aggravated
sexual assault and abusive sexual contact of a Deputy Clerk assigned to
his courtroom. Full story

4. Los Angeles: Arrest on Copyright Infringement Charges for Internet Posting

Kevin
Cogill was arrested on charges of violating federal copyright laws by
posting nine songs from Guns N’ Roses’ unreleased album Chinese Democracy on his website. Full story (pdf)

5. Atlanta: Three Men Indicted in $13 Million Escrow Scheme


Edgar J. Beaudreault, Howard A. Sperling, and Robert B. Surles were
indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud Cornell Corrections of
California, Inc. out of $13 million held in escrow. Full story

6. Baltimore: Mortgage Broker Sentenced


Robin Neil Snyder was sentenced for wire fraud, money laundering and
obstruction of justice arising from a scheme to defraud commercial loan
applicants through his Internet websites. Full story

7. Sacramento: Sentencing for Racial Intimidation


Bradley Smith was sentenced for engaging in a campaign of
racially-motivated threats via Citizens-Band (CB) broadcasts and
providing a false statement to the FBI. Full story

8. Baltimore: Pakistani Pleads Guilty to Concealing Terrorist Financing

Saifullah
Anjum Ranjha pled guilty to conspring to launder money and to
concealing terrorist financing through Hamza. Inc., his money remitter
business. Full story

9. Atlanta: Army Rangers Sentenced for Conspiring to Rob Drug Trafficker


Two active duty soldiers, Carlos Lopez and David Ray White, were
sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy to rob a cocaine dealer at
gunpoint. Full story

10. New York: Booker Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charges

Tanya
Hollander, who arranged appointments for clients of an illegal
prostitution business known as the Emperors Club VIP, pled guilty to
conspiracy charges. Full story

 

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