IRS Tax Debt Negotiator Sentenced In Federal CourtA Vero Beach woman who stole money from clients she was supposed to be helping resolve federal tax debt was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Miami to 63 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $867,593.11 in restitution to her victims.
Florida Man Guilty Of Conpsiracy To Commit Wire FraudJeffrey Jedlicki (51, Panama City, Panama) has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in the operation of international boiler rooms which defrauded victims via the sale of worthless investments. Jedlicki faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not been set.
Melbourne Woman Sentenced For Producing And Distributing Videos Depicting The Sexual Abuse Of A ChildU.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Lisa Vaughn (23, Melbourne) to 15 years in federal prison for producing and distributing videos depicting the sexual abuse of a child. Vaughn was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and register as a sex offender.
Two Tampa Residents Guilty Of Conspiracy To Commit Access Device Fraud And Aggravated Identity TheftKary Stevenson (47) and Corey Quinn (35), both of Tampa, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Each faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison for the conspiracy count and a consecutive two years’ imprisonment for the aggravated identity count.
HCSO Is Seeking Public Assistance In Man Who Committed Multiple Vehicle BurglariesThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a man who committed multiple vehicle burglaries.
HCSO Investigating An Inmate DeathThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation surrounding the death of an inmate on Sunday.
Behind The Scenes: A Former Frontline Worker's MessageEarlier this month, CW44 News at 10 took you behind the scenes of the Covid-19 clinic. But this story doesn’t end there. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to plague cities across the country, frontline workers are quitting in groves due to the overwhelming surge of positive cases.
New York City Man Sentenced For Distributing Child Sex Abuse Images Over The InternetU.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza has sentenced Andre Dwayne Blagrove (35, New York City) to 11 years in federal prison for distribution of child pornography. Blagrove was also ordered to serve 10 years of supervised release and register as a sex offender.
Man Sentenced For Attempting To Entice A 14-Year-Old To Produce Child Sex Abuse Images And To Meet For SexChief U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Darryl Gray Smith (31, Orange Park) to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity and to produce child sex abuse images. Smith was also ordered to serve a 10-year term of supervised release and to register as a sex offender.
Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Possessing MethamphetamineAmanda Gailene Paul (38, Vero Beach) has pleaded guilty to possessing with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. She faces up to life in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been scheduled.
Orlando Cardiologist Pays To Resolve Allegations Of Performing Unnecessary Medical ProceduresDr. Ashish Pal, a cardiologist based in Orlando, Florida, has paid $6.75 million to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by performing medically unnecessary ablations and vein stent procedures, the Justice Department announced today.
Four Men Charged In Transnational Wire Fraud And Identity Theft ConspiracyActing United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann announces the unsealing of two indictments charging Olufemi Odedeyi (40, London, UK), Ibrahim Davies (40, London, UK), Adetunji Adejumo (43, Oklahoma City, OK), and Ibrahim Jinadu (34, Atlanta, GA) with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, theft of public money or property, and aggravated identity theft. Odedeyi, Davies, and Jinadu were arrested on September 9, 2021 and Adejumo was arrested on September 13, 2021.
Detectives Are Investigating A HomicidePolk County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the murder of 21-year-old Tyrell Bell of Kissimmee.
HCSO Are Searching For Two Missing AdultsThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating two missing and endangered adults.
Sarasota Police Are Investigating A Fatal CrashThe Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday, September 10, 2021, at about 9 p.m., in the City of Sarasota.