Tuesday, May 1, 2012

FBI’s Top Ten News Stories for the Week Ending April 27, 2012

New Orleans: Former BP Engineer Arrested in Deepwater Horizon Criminal Investigation

Kurt Mix was arrested on charges of intentionally deleting electronic evidence that had been requested by federal authorities investigating the disaster. Full Story

Washington Field: Individual Charged in Machine Gun Attack on U.S. Embassy

Serbian citizen Mevlid Jasarevic was charged with attempted murder for his alleged attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Full Story

Mobile: Man Accused of Online Sextortion Plot Indicted on New Charges
Christopher Patrick Gunn was indicted for using fake Facebook profiles to extort nude photos and videos from underage girls in numerous states. Full Story

New York: Former Agape World Inc. Account Representatives Charged with Massive Ponzi Scheme
Jason Keryc, Anthony Massaro, Anthony Ciccone, and Diane Kaylor were charged for their participation in a Ponzi scheme that caused $179 million in losses to victim investors. Full Story

San Juan: Forty Individuals Indicted in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
Forty individuals were charged for their roles in distributing crack, heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and Xanax. Full Story

Boston: Former Naval Engineer Charged in Bribery, Kickback Conspiracy
Ralph Mariano and his father were charged in connection with a 15-year bribery and fraud conspiracy involving approximately $10 million in Naval funds. Full Story

Tampa: Former State Department Agent Sentenced for Transportation of Child Pornography

James Cafferty was sentenced to seven years in prison for shipping computer equipment containing images of child pornography from London to the United States. Full Story

St. Louis: Former Police Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges
Larry J. Davis admitted seizing packages suspected to contain marijuana and then distributing and selling the drug himself. Full Story

Chicago: Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Bombing Near Wrigley Field

Sami Samir Hassoun pled guilty to placing a backpack he thought contained a powerful explosive device into a curbside trash container near the baseball park. Full Story

Washington Field: Website Domains Involved in Selling Stolen Credit Card Numbers Seized
Seizure orders were executed against 36 domain names of websites that facilitated worldwide credit card fraud. Full Story

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