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Submitted at 8:03 AM August 23, 2011
The Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) on August 22, 2011 released thefollowing:“Nonprofit Director Charged with WireFraudPHILADELPHIA— William Mackeywas charged today by information withwire fraud, announced United StatesAttorney Zane David Memeger. Mackeyran a nonprofit called City-Wide YouthLeadership Agency in North Philadelphia.City-Wide received City of Philadelphiagrants that were financially administeredby third party nonprofits designated asCity-Wide’s “fiscal agents.”According to the information, in 2007,Mackey committed wire fraud by cashinga check payable to a former fiscal agentknowing that neither he nor City-Widehad any right to the money. The $24,000check from the School District of Philadelphia had been mistakenly sent toCity-Wide. The information describeshow the cashing of this check was part of an ongoing scheme in which Mackeyknowingly passed bad checks, cashedchecks written to other businesses andnonprofits, counterfeited checks, and stolemoney by writing unauthorized checks toobtain goods, services, and money forhimself and his organization.It is further alleged that between 2006and 2009, Mackey negotiated, attempted,and aided and abetted the negotiation of approximately $157,000 in fraudulentchecks and wire transfers and causedlosses in excess of approximately$180,000.Information Regarding the DefendantName: William MackeyAddress: Philadelphia, PAAge: 49If convicted, the defendant faces amaximum statutory sentence of 20 yearsin prision, a fine of up to $250,000, a three-year period of supervised release, and aspecial assessment of $100.The case was investigated by the FBI andby the City of Philadelphia, including theDistrict Attorney’s Office, the InspectorGeneral’s Office, and the Mayor’sIntegrity Office. It is being prosecuted byAssistant United States Attorney PamelaFoa and Special Assistant United StatesAttorney William Inden.An indictment or information is anaccusation. A defendant is presumedinnocent unless and until proven guilty.”To find additional federal criminal news,please read
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Submitted at 8:00 AM August 23, 2011
The Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) on August 22, 2011 released thefollowing:“Heroin Co-Conspirator Sentenced toOver 11 Years in Prison for DrugTraffickingBALTIMORE—U.S. District Judge J.Frederick Motz sentenced Tahirah Carter,age 35, of Cockeysville, Maryland, todayto 135 months in prison followed by threeyears of supervised release for conspiracyto distribute and possess with intent todistribute heroin.The sentence was announced by UnitedStates Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; SpecialAgent in Charge Richard A. McFeely of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;Acting Special Agent in Charge JeannineA. Hammett of the Internal RevenueService – Criminal Investigation,Washington, D.C. Field Office; BaltimoreCity State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein;and Baltimore Police CommissionerFrederick H. Bealefeld III.According to her plea agreement, from atleast November 2005 to July 2008 Carterconspired with others to distribute heroin.Carter acted as a courier and point of contact for a conspirator’s source of supply in New York, traveling fromBaltimore to New York to obtain kilogramquantities of heroin and transport cash forpayment of the heroin. Carter admittedthat her participation in the conspiracyresulted in the distribution of more than30 kilograms of heroin.Joy Edison, age 25, of Elkton, Maryland,pleaded guilty to her participation in theconspiracy and is scheduled to besentenced on August 26, 2011 at 2:30p.m.United States Attorney Rod J. Rosensteinthanked Baltimore City Assistant State’sAttorneys Tony Gioia, Michael Studdard,and Tim Lake; the FBI; the IRS; and theBaltimore City Police Department fortheir assistance in this investigation andprosecution. Mr. Rosenstein commendedAssistant United States Attorneys JamesG. Warwick and James T. Wallner, whoprosecuted this Organized Crime DrugEnforcement Task Force case.”To find additional federal criminal news,please readFederal Crimes Watch Daily.Douglas McNabb and other members of the U.S. law firm practice and writeextensively on matters involving FederalCriminal Defense, INTERPOL RedNotice Removal, International Extraditionand OFAC SDN List Removal.The author of this blog is DouglasMcNabb. Please feel free to contact himdirectly firstname.lastname@example.org at oneof the offices listed above.