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Philadelphia La Cosa Nostra Associate Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison

Philadelphia La Cosa Nostra Associate Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison

WASHINGTON—Louis Barretta, 48, of Philadelphia, was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy involving loan sharking and illegal gambling, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division; Zane David Memeger, U.S.

Promoters and Real Estate Professionals Indicted in Waxhaw Mortgage Fraud Cell

Promoters and Real Estate Professionals Indicted in Waxhaw Mortgage Fraud Cell

CHARLOTTE, NC—Nine defendants have been charged in the latest takedown in the Operation Wax House mortgage fraud investigation in the Western District of North Carolina, announced U.S. Attorney Anne M.

Somali Hostage Negotiator in S/V Quest and M/V Miranda Marguerite Piracies Sentenced to Multiple Life Sentences

Somali Hostage Negotiator in S/V Quest and M/V Miranda Marguerite Piracies Sentenced to Multiple Life Sentences

NORFOLK, VA—Mohammad Saaili Shibin, a/k/a “Khalif Ahmed Shibin,” a/k/a “Shibin,” the man convicted as the person in Somalia responsible for negotiating the ransom of an American yacht, the S/V Quest, and the Marida Marguerite, a German-owned vessel, was sentenced to 10 concurrent life sentences for piracy, two consecutive life sentences for the use of a rocket-propelled grenade/automatic weapons during crimes of violence, 10 years consecutive on six counts charging discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence, and two 20-year sentences for the remaining counts of discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence. Shibin is also required to pay restitution in the amount of approximately $5,408,000.

Eight New Jersey Men Indicted in Heroin Trafficking Ring

Eight New Jersey Men Indicted in Heroin Trafficking Ring

CAMDEN, NJ—A federal grand jury for the District of New Jersey, sitting in Camden, today returned a superseding indictment against eight New Jersey men involved in a heroin distribution conspiracy, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Former New England Organized Crime Leader and Associate Sentenced for Racketeering and Extortion Activities

Former New England Organized Crime Leader and Associate Sentenced for Racketeering and Extortion Activities

PROVIDENCE RI—Luigi “Louie” Manocchio, an admitted former boss and underboss of the New England La Cosa Nostra (NELCN), was sentenced today to 66 months in federal prison for his leadership of and participation in a racketeering and extortion conspiracy that demanded and received between $800,000 and $1.5 million in “protection” payments from several adult entertainment businesses in Rhode Island from 1995 to2009. Raymond R.

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

WASHINGTON—Mohammad Hassan Khalid, 18, a Pakistani citizen and U.S. lawful permanent resident who resided in Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, stemming from his participation in a scheme to support, recruit, and coordinate members of a conspiracy in their plan to wage violent jihad in and around Europe.

Somali Hostage Negotiator in S/V Quest Piracy and Pirating of M/V Marida Marguerite Found Guilty on All Counts

Somali Hostage Negotiator in S/V Quest Piracy and Pirating of M/V Marida Marguerite Found Guilty on All Counts

NORFOLK, VA—Mohammad Saaili Shibin, a/k/a “Khalif Ahmed Shibin,” a/k/a “Shibin,” 50, of Somalia, was convicted today by a federal jury in Norfolk for his involvement in the pirating of an American yacht, the S/V Quest, and taking hostage four U.S. citizens who were ultimately killed before their release could be secured and of the pirating of the M/V Marida Marguerite.

Father and Daughter Sentenced for Lying to SEC

Father and Daughter Sentenced for Lying to SEC

OAKLAND, CA—For conspiring to obstruct an investigation of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nasser V. Hamedani and Sholeh A.

Superseding Indictment Charges Former Owners of Delaware Trucking Company with Failure to File Taxes and with Conducting $1.8 Million Fraud

Superseding Indictment Charges Former Owners of Delaware Trucking Company with Failure to File Taxes and with Conducting $1.8 Million Fraud

WILMINGTON, DE—Charles M. Oberly, III, United States Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced today that a superseding indictment was handed down yesterday by the federal grand jury charging Donald L.

Four New Orleans Men Plead Guilty to Violations of the Federal Controlled Substances Act

Four New Orleans Men Plead Guilty to Violations of the Federal Controlled Substances Act

NEW ORLEANS—MACK BAKER, age 23; MARVIN WILLIAMS, age 22; RICHARD SIMS, age 30; and TYRONE DUNCAN, age 21, all residents of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty in federal court today before the U.S. District Judge Sarah S.

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