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Across the Region

...by filing bogus worker's compensation claims, the U.S. attorney said.Loretta Smith, 41, pleaded guilty Feb. 26...Vinson VA Medical Center.In a charging document, the U.S. Attorney's Office said that Smith had filed claims between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/across-region
Ga. VA nurse gets federal prison term

...worker's compensation claims, the U.S. attorney said.Loretta Smith, 41, pleaded...In a charging document, the U.S. Attorney's Office said that Smith had...wasn't entitled to receive," U.S. Attorney Edward Tarver said.The case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-26/ga-va-nurse-gets-feder
Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few

...charges stemming from the mortgage crisis. But the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles is preparing a civil lawsuit...balance, according to the real estate firm Zillow.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said at a news conference that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/bank-america-settlement-li
Sex trafficking of minor ends with lengthy prison terms

...back to school. They also presented witnesses who detailed Castillo's control and abuse of Hedrick.Assistant U.S. Attorney Nancy Green wood countered that Hedrick took photographs and a video of the victim that were used in advertising the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-19/sex-trafficking-minor-
Former sheriff's deputy sentenced to prison for identity theft

...refund scheme, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney's office.Evidence presented during the guilty plea...are serious crimes that have serious consequences," U.S. Attorney Edward J. Tarver said. "Mr. Street is now walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-13/former-sheriffs-deputy
Trial of 12 set to begin in Atlanta cheating case

...organization, said Caren Morrison, an associate professor of law at Georgia State University and a former assistant U.S. attorney.Morrison said she expects prosecutors to present evidence they would have used against Hall to explain their broader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-10/trial-12-set-begin-atl
Feds sue Savannah hospital

...intervention in a whistleblower complaint initially filed by Schaengold in April 2011, was filed by attorneys with U.S. Attorney Edward Tarver's office in Savannah. It named Memorial Health, parent corporation of Memorial University Medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-09/feds-sue-savannah-hosp
Adoption official pleads guilty to fraud in South Carolina

...bribes to foreign officials and submitting fraudulent documents to the State Department for adoptions from Ethiopia.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said in a news release Wednesday 42-year-old Alisa Bivens had pleaded guilty in federal court in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/adoption-official-plea
Biogenesis owner Tony Bosch to plead guilty

...Trouville, the chief of the Miami Drug Enforcement Ad min istration office, said of Bosch. "He is a drug dealer."U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer said Bosch did not have a medical license, making what happened all the more dangerous."As with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-05/biogenesis-owner-tony-bosch-plead
Parents of teen found dead inside a gym mat sue Lowndes County school board

...been served with the lawsuit and it would be "inappropriate to make a public comment on this matter at this time."U.S. Attorney Michael Moore ordered a federal review of Johnson's death Oct. 31. No findings have been released nine months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-29/parents-kendrick-johnson-teen