The U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) announced today the disbursement of over $115 million to 38,889 victims in connection with fraud schemes processed by MoneyGram International Inc. (MoneyGram). The victims, many of whom are elderly, will recover the full amount of their losses.More
A Massachusetts man was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for his role in a scheme in which he accepted bribes from an Afghan company in exchange for helping it deceive the U.S. military into awarding at least 10 contracts at inflated values.
A federal grand jury in St. Paul returned an indictment today charging a Hennepin County attorney with employment tax violations and aiding the filing of false individual income tax returns.
James Bradley, aka Abdullah, 21, of the Bronx, New York, and Arwa Muthana, 30, of Hoover, Alabama, were sentenced to 11 years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release and nine years in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release, respectively, for attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
A federal jury convicted a Puerto Rican man today of extortion and obstruction of justice related to his involvement in a scheme to obtain money in exchange for preventing the release of chat messages involving senior officials in the Government of Puerto Rico.
Former Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson, 48, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison in the Eastern District of Arkansas for accepting multiple bribes and tax fraud in connection with a multi-district investigation spanning the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas and the Western District of Missouri.
Nine Texas individuals were arrested this week in Houston on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in the unlawful distribution of 1.5 million opioid pills and other controlled substances.
Four men who assaulted a Black DJ because of the man’s actual and perceived race at a bar in Lynnwood, Washington, were sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.
A federal grand jury in St. Paul returned an indictment yesterday charging a Minnesota man with assisting in the preparation of false income tax returns and wire fraud.
A Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension-led Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force investigation has resulted in a sex trafficker’s conviction and prison sentence
Ezra Miller is reported to have stolen bottles of alcohol from a private home in May 2022. The actor was identified by the police via home surveillance footage.
Frank James, 63, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty today to 10 counts of committing a terrorist attack or other violence against a mass transportation vehicle – one count for each gunshot victim – and one count of discharging a firearm in furtherance of his attack.
On the morning of Sept. 7, Antonio Wright, a 41-year-old male from Minneapolis, was arrested in Chicago, Illinois.
The Saint Paul Police Department (SPPD) has provided an update on Tuesday’s double homicide. Officials stated that this case is currently being investigated as a murder-suicide by the Homicide Unit.
Yesterday around 9:15 p.m., Saint Paul Police officers were dispatched by the Ramsey County Emergency Communications Center to the 2000 block of California Av E. A child called 911 and reported that a man and woman were shot and killed inside a residence.
Six people are facing felony charges following their arrests for attempting to solicit minors for sex or for trafficking victims.