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Saturday Nov 22 | via Examiner.com
At least two so-called undocumented immigrants won't be enjoying President Barack Obama's Christmas gift to illegal aliens -- his executive orders on immigration -- thanks to law enforcement . On Friday, two members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13 , street gang were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in perpetrating violent crimes as part of their criminal gang activities, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Comment?
Friday Nov 21 | via PressReleasePoint
Two members of the Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, street gang were sentenced today for their participation in violent crimes committed on behalf of the gang. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates of the Northern District of Georgia, Special Agent in Charge Brock D. Nicholson of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations in Atlanta and Special Agent in Charge J. Britt Johnson of the FBI's Atlanta Field Office made the announcement. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via Contra Costa Times
The country is facing an epidemic of unscrupulous debt collectors willing to pose as law enforcement and threaten arrest to squeeze dollars out of Americans, a top prosecutor said Tuesday as he announced the arrests of seven people who worked for an Atlanta-area company. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said the abusive practices have become so widespread that even a top FBI official in New York City got a call. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via CBS News
A debt collection company owner and six employees have been charged with running an elaborate scheme that allegedly threatened more than 6,000 victims into paying $4.1 million in debts, federal prosecutors and the FBI said in announcement Tuesday in New York. Williams, Scott & Associates of Norcross, Ga., was accused of being the base of scheme in which consumers whose debt the firm had purchased were threatened with arrest and other phony claims, if immediate payment wasn't made. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Credit.com
Bullying and using illegal threats to scare consumers into paying debts is nothing new. Rogue collection agencies and scammers have been doing it for years, some very successfully. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via Federal Bureau of Investigation
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and George Venizelos, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , announced today the unsealing of a complaint charging WILLIAMS, SCOTT & ASSOCIATES , a debt collection company based in Norcross, Georgia, its owner JOHN TODD WILLIAMS, and six of its employees - BENITA CANNEDY, RUDY JAMES, ARTHUR COOK, CHRISTOPHER LENYSZYN, CLARK SMITH, and TITUS MCDOWELL - with conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a nationwide debt collection scheme that targeted more than 6,000 victims throughout the United States. Comment?
Nov 7, 2014 | via MyFoxAtlanta
Gwinnett County Police Detective Nermin Cultarevic showed us a bulging file of pictures and documents connected to a now closed school in Norcross. The pictures and invitations paint a portrait of a hopeful future for the graduates of New Life Technical Academy in Norcross. Comment?
Nov 7, 2014 | via MyFoxAtlanta
Carmen Garmdia showed FOX 5's George Franco her textbooks. "I pay over one thousand dollars for this. Comment?
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