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Massachusetts Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 6, 2019 A Denham, Massachusetts, resident pleaded guilty today in Boston to conspiring to defraud the United States by impeding the lawful functions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax […]

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Opioid Manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Agrees to Enter $225 Million Global Resolution of Criminal and Civil Investigations

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Company Admits Illegal Conduct Regarding Promotion of Subsys, a Powerful Opioid Painkiller Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to a global resolution to settle the government’s separate criminal and civil investigations, the Department of Justice announced today. As part of the criminal […]

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Romanian National Sentenced for Multi-State ATM Card Skimming Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 3, 2019 Scheme Caused over $868,000 in Losses from over 530 Individual Accounts in Three States A Romanian national was sentenced today in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, in connection with a multi-state ATM card skimming scheme.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski […]

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GozNym Cyber-Criminal Network Operating out of Europe Targeting American Entities Dismantled in International Operation Network Formed by Individuals Who Advertised their Specialized Technical Skills and Services on Underground Russian-Language Online Criminal Forums

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 16, 2019 A complex transnational organized cybercrime network that used GozNym malware in an attempt to steal an estimated $100 million from unsuspecting victims in the United States and around the world has been dismantled as part of an international law enforcement operation.  […]

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Founder and Four Executives of Insys Therapeutics Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 2, 2019 First successful prosecution of top pharmaceutical executives for crimes related to the prescribing of opioids BOSTON – The founder and four former executives of Insys Therapeutics Inc. were convicted today by a federal jury in Boston in connection with […]

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Two Pharmacists at New England Compounding Center Convicted by Federal Jury

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 3, 2019 Third verification pharmacist sentenced today BOSTON – Two former verification pharmacists at New England Compounding Center (NECC) were convicted yesterday of violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). The convictions mark the fourth and final trial resulting from […]

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Former Massachusetts State Trooper Sentenced For Overtime Abuse

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 10, 2019 BOSTON – A suspended Massachusetts State Police Trooper was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with being paid over $5,900 for overtime hours that he did not work. Kevin Sweeney, 40, of Braintree, was sentenced by […]

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Two Parents in College Admission Case Plead Guilty

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 13, 2019 BOSTON – Two California parents charged in the college admissions case pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston. Felicity Huffman, 56, and Devin Sloane, 53, both of Los Angeles, Calif., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to […]

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Massachusetts and New York Men Sentenced on Credit Card Fraud Charges

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 7, 2019 Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Sean Trim, 33, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, and Tishon Singh, 28, of Queens, New York, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on credit card fraud charges.  On January 25, 2019, […]

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DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH MULTIMILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT FRAUD

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Portland, Maine:  Two individuals were charged in an indictment filed today for their roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving purported investments in a start-up financial technology company. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, […]