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1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

Oakland identity thief sentenced to 30 months for tax fraud scheme

A 33-year-old Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 30 months in federal prison for his role in a tax fraud scheme in which he filed tax returns under other people's identities, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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4 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Prison, Butner, NC

4 hrs ago | Fox News

Chief of $800 million insurance fraud scheme sentenced to 20 years in federal prison

The mastermind of an $800 million insurance scam that stands as one of the largest fraud schemes in Florida history has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.

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4 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Notorious Navy spy John Walker dies in NC federal prison

John Anthony Walker, the former Senior Warrant Officer from Norfolk who supplied the Soviets with damaging tactical and military data, died in federal prison on Thursday in Butner, North Carolina at age 77. 29 years ago, in 1985, Walker's career as a spy came to an end in Norfolk Federal Court after his ex-wife Barbara alerted authorities.

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10 hrs ago | Nova News Now

Halifax Police issue warning about high-risk offender

Halifax Regional Police and RCMP are warning the public that a man with a long history of violent behaviour is moving to the city.

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14 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

Foreigners make up 20% of federal prison population

Almost 20 percent of those behind bars in the federal prison system are foreigners, a percentage that falls to 3.9 percent in Buenos Aires province.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Connecticut Post

Shelton developer released from

A Shelton developer convicted of buying city officials' approval for his multimillion dollar Bridgeport Avenue project is out of federal prison and in a halfway house.

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Farmington Daily Times

Crownpoint man pleads guilty to sexually abusing child

A 34-year-old Crownpoint man pleaded guilty Wednesday to abusive sexual contact after he was accused in November 2012 of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old child.

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WPDE

Former Conway pastor pleads not guilty to federal weapons charge

Archie Larue Evans, 42, pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing Thursday to a federal charge of Felon In Possession of a Firearm after he tried to take a gun inside the Federal Courthouse in Florence last month, according to Officials with the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Park rapist sentenced to 27 years The man convicted earlier this year ...

The man convicted earlier this year in a June 2012 rape and stabbing of a woman hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison Thursday.

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Ruidoso News

Mescalero man sentenced for statutory rape

Norman Stan Chee, 22, a member of the Mescalero Apache Nation, was sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to 30 months in federal prison followed by two years of supervised release for his statutory rape conviction.

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Business Journal

Galemmo receives sentence for Ponzi scheme

Former Cincinnati investment adviser Glen Galemmo has been sentenced for running a Ponzi scheme that may have topped $100 million.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Men arrested in Athens hotel meth and guns bust sentenced to federal prison

Three men were sentenced to federal prison terms this week in connection with their arrests in an Athens hotel room, where authorities found a large quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana, pills, handguns and other contraband.

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The Age

Aafia Siddiqui: a terrorist mastermind or a victim of an over-aggressive war on terror?

Amid the kidnappings, the demands for riches and the executions, a name of controversy and conspiracy has reemerged: Aafia Siddiqui.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Prison, US Politics, US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives

Globe and Mail

Conservatives' crime bill endangered by 'administrative error'

The statue of Ivstitia on the front steps of the Supreme Court of Canada is pictured against the Peace Tower of Parliament on May 22, 2014 in Ottawa.

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PennLive.com

Harrisburg man gets 25 years in federal prison in crack cocaine case

U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones III imposed that penalty on Maurice Henderson, 33, six months after a jury convicted Henderson of drug and criminal conspiracy charges.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Man sentenced for stealing great-aunt's life savings

Man sentenced for stealing great-aunt's life savings Mark Kevin Tudor, 42, was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison on Wednesday.

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Farmington Daily Times

Shiprock man sentenced to federal prison in fatal drunken driving crash

A 39-year-old Shiprock man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, in relation to an alcohol-related crash in April 2013 that killed Herman Miller.

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Temple City Tribune

Sex Offender returns to Sierra Madre after serving eight years in prison

A Former Sierra Madre Film coordinator, known legally as Awest, 60, has been released from Federal prison after serving 8 years for child molestation.

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Surrey Leader

Long-term offender status sought for Falconridge rapist

Crown counsel is seeking long term offender status against Andrew Jefferson, 28, dubbed the Falconridge rapist, who is being sentenced for the carjacking of a young Langley woman last June.

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