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Cybersecurity proposals part of decade-old programs

...prosecutions going down the tubes because of the lack of legislation on this," said Mark Rasch, a former cybercrimes federal prosecutor.Even with public-private information-sharing, such a program "isn't a silver bullet," said Mark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-14/cybersecurity-proposals-part-decade
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: A FEDERAL PROSECUTOR sued New York City saying the Riker's Island prison guards have a "deep-seated culture of violence toward young inmates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-10/rants-raves
Across Georgia

...returned Friday afternoon.Federal investigation into death of teen found in mat still goingVALDOSTA, GA. - A federal prosecutor says authorities are still investigating the 2013 death of a Valdosta teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/across-georgia
Former Lexington County Sheriff Metts pleads guilty in federal bribery conspiracy case

...The longtime lawman was Lexington County's sheriff for 42 years before his June indictment on 10 charges. Federal prosecutors said Metts took bribes from a restaurant owner in exchange for releasing some of his employees who had been detained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-30/former-lexington-count
South Carolina sheriff to plead guilty in bribery case

...country illegally from deportation, according to a plea deal filed Tuesday.In the deal, Metts' attorneys and federal prosecutors agree Metts should serve three years of probation and no jail time. A judge will make the final decision on Metts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/south-carolina-sheriff
Sweepstakes operators plead guilty to federal charges

...agreements, Mosely and Caldwell agreed to forfeit $20 million and to cease Frontier's operations in South Carolina. Federal prosecutors, though, allowed them to keep their homes, cars and other property in exchange for the guilty pleas. Mosley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/sweepstakes-operators-
Sex sting nabs Ga. principal

ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say a former elementary school principal has been convicted of attempting to entice a minor for sex.Authorities say 57-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-04/sex-sting-nabs-ga-principal
White ex-cop charged in killing of black man in South Carolina

...and in August last year, a grand jury indicted Combs on the misconduct charge.David S. Weinstein, a former federal prosecutor now in private practice in Miami, said that was an unusual way to handle the case. Pascoe wouldn't talk about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-04/white-ex-cop-charged-k
Ga. corrections officers sentenced for beatings

ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say three former corrections officials have been sentenced for beating an inmate and conspiring to cover it up. Prosecutors say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-05/ga-corrections-officers-sent
Ga. hospice provider settles Medicare suit

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Federal prosecutors say a hospice care provider has agreed to pay more than $500,000 to resolve a false claims settlement.Authorities said Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-03/ga-hospice-provider-settles-