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18 months in prison for chemist who supplied steroids in baseball drug case

...as $20,000 a month."This defendant is one of the most important people in the conspiracy," said Assistant U.S. Attorney Sharad Motiani.The doping scandal resulted in suspensions last year for 14 professional baseball players and criminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-25/18-months-prison-chemist
Duke Energy faces federal criminal charges for coal ash pollution, expects to pay $102 million

...Friday over years of illegal pollution leaking from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.The three U.S. attorney's offices covering the state charged Duke with nine misdemeanor counts involving violations of the Clean Water Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/duke-energy-faces-federal-
Over 300 people identified whose prosecutions might be tainted

...conduct of a federal prosecutor and ATF agent continues, U.S. Attorney Edward Tarver released the names of an additional 340...in the Southern District of Georgia about Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Ippolito and Agent Lou Valoze of the Bureau...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-17/over-300-people-identi
Feds list 200-plus cases handled by Savannah-based prosecutor and ATF agent who had five-year affair

...which Savannah-based Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Ippolito and a federal...convictions.First Assistant U.S. Attorney James Durham has written to defense...Durham's letters said.But, U.S. Attorney Ed Tarver said, "by disclosing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-17/feds-list-200-plus-cas
Duke Energy expects to settle criminal inquiry sparked by ash spill

...filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The U.S. attorney's office in Raleigh began the investigation after...Revenue was reported at about $23.9 billion.U.S. Attorney Thomas Walker declined to comment Wednesday. The extent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-18/duke-energy-expects-settle
Former Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch sentenced to four years in prison

...Miami area."He was the mastermind," Gayles said. "He was the one who recruited others to assist him."Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer issued a statement saying the message of the case is that "cheating doesn't pay and individuals like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-17/former-biogenesis-owner-
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree launches No One Wins initiative to prevent gun violence

...and corporate buy-ins, partnerships with the courts for higher bonds and stiffer sentences, assistance from the U.S. Attorney General's Office to prosecute cases on the federal level and focused deterrence and enforcement from the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-05/richmond-county-sherif
Agreement ends forfeiture controversy

...illegal drugs, the car could be confiscated even if the owner wasn't driving and had no knowledge of the drugs.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder recently ordered a reduction in seizures based on federal law, increasing the reliance on state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-06/agreement-ends-forfeitur
Federal prosecutor, ATF agent under investigation

...Southern District of Georgia, the U.S. attorney's office was ordered to submit...every case in which Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Ippolito collaborated...Chronicle sought comment from the U.S. Attorney's office said: "There is currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-02/federal-prosecutor-atf
2 sentenced in homeless check scam

...Two Atlanta men have been sentenced for recruiting homeless people in South Carolina to cash counterfeit checks.U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said in a news release that 37-year-old Shrerod Terry was sentenced to 15 months in prison. Thirty-seven-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-23/2-sentenced-homeless-check-s