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Mar 07, 2008, 00:00 ET Bank Employee Indicted in Embezzlement Scheme Reports U.S. Attorney

BOSTON, March 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Boston woman was charged yesterday in federal court with embezzlement from a federally insured...


Mar 07, 2008, 00:00 ET Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Charges

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Springfield man was convicted yesterday in federal court of Conspiracy, one count of...


Mar 06, 2008, 00:00 ET Boston Man Arrested for Framing, Then Robbing, Innocent Man

BOSTON, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Roxbury resident was arrested today for his role in framing an innocent man and then burgling his...


Jan 11, 2008, 00:00 ET Former Officers of a Muslim Charity, Care International, Inc., Convicted Reports U.S. Attorney

BOSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Three men, a Libyan national and two Lebanese nationals, were convicted today in federal court of conspiring to...


Nov 15, 2007, 00:00 ET Mexican Man Guilty of Unlawful Re-Entry Into the United States After Deportation

BOSTON, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Mexican man residing in Loganville, Georgia plead guilty to unlawful re-entry into the United...


Nov 14, 2007, 00:00 ET Dracut Man Sentenced for Mail Theft, Reports U.S. Attorney

BOSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Dracut man was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court for aiding and abetting mail theft by a...


Nov 14, 2007, 00:00 ET Stryker Corp. & Physiotherapy Associates to Pay U.S. $16.6 Million for Alleged False Claims to Federal Health Care Programs

BOSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kalamazoo, Michigan-based Stryker Corporation and its former outpatient therapy division,...


Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET 15 Years Incarceration for First Defendant Sentenced in Boston Police Corruption Case

BOSTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The operator of an unlicensed Hyde Park club, at which drug dealers and female strippers mingled with...


Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Dominican Man Sentenced for Unlawful Re-Entry Into the United States After Deportation

BOSTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Dominican man formerly residing in Lawrence was sentenced yesterday in federal court for unlawful...


Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Fall River Man Convicted on Drugs and Firearm Charges

BOSTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Fall River man was convicted on October 3, 2007 in federal court on drug trafficking and gun...


Oct 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Lynn Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Filing False Tax Returns for Refunds

BOSTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Lynn woman was convicted yesterday in federal court of conspiracy and filing false IRS tax returns...


Sep 14, 2007, 01:00 ET Law Enforcement Asking for Public Assistance

BOSTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 10, 2007, in Taormina, an Italian city on the island of Sicily, an individual observed a...


Jul 27, 2007, 01:00 ET Big Dig Contractor to Plead Guilty and Make $50 Million in Cash Payments and Provide up to $75 Million Insurance Coverage

BOSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES NORTHEAST REGION, INC., ("AGGREGATE"), the largest asphalt and concrete supply...


Jul 26, 2007, 01:00 ET Former Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Automation Charged With Backdating Exercise of Stock Options

BOSTON, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The former Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brooks...


Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET Payroll Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Stealing Clients' Funds, Lying to IRS

BOSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Groton man who ran a payroll preparations service was convicted late Friday in federal court of...


Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET Sharon Man Charged With Immigration Fraud

BOSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Sharon man was charged today in federal court with fraud and misuse of documents required by the...


Jul 12, 2007, 01:00 ET Former Chief Executive Officer of Digital Consulting, Inc. Sentenced for Conspiracy and Tax Evasion

BOSTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Lynnfield man was sentenced today in federal court on charges of tax fraud conspiracy and tax...


Jul 12, 2007, 01:00 ET Fitchburg Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges, Reports U.S. Attorney

BOSTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Fitchburg man was charged today in federal court with being a felon in possession of a firearm and...


Jul 11, 2007, 01:00 ET Reports U.S. Attorney: Three People Indicted on Fraud Charges in Connection with Bogus 'Sale' of Dorchester Property

BOSTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A man and two women were charged today in federal court with Conspiracy and Identity Fraud for...


Jul 11, 2007, 01:00 ET North Reading Man Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years on Federal Drug, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion Charges

BOSTON, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A North Reading man was sentenced today in federal court to 151 months in prison of charges of...


May 24, 2007, 01:00 ET Former Nurse Sentenced to 63 Months in Jail for Tampering With Prescription Drugs

BOSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Holden man was sentenced today in federal court for tampering with pain killers prescribed to...


May 24, 2007, 01:00 ET Randolph Man Convicted of Armed Bank Robbery

BOSTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Randolph man was convicted last night in federal court of committing armed bank robbery with what...


May 19, 2007, 01:00 ET Beverly Man Charged With Attempted Murder-For-Hire Reports U.S. Attorney

BOSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Beverly man was charged today in federal court with attempting to arrange a murder-for-hire to kill...


May 17, 2007, 01:00 ET Two Indicted in Connection With Selling Guns and Ammunition

BOSTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two men were charged on May 16, 2007 in federal court for selling four guns and hundreds of rounds of...


May 17, 2007, 01:00 ET Six Men Charged in Child Sex Trafficking Scheme

BOSTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six men were indicted this week in an Indictment charging them with conspiring to transport...