MASSACHUSETTS CRIME AND JUSTICE NEWS



Falmouth Man Charged with Fraud, Theft, and Impersonating a Federal Officer (Sep 18, 2020 07:00)
Joshua Cory Frances of Falmouth has been charged with federal program fraud, wire fraud, false pe...

Former Holyoke Teacher Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography (Sep 18, 2020 07:00)
Gregory Lisby, a former Holyoke kindergarten teacher, has been sentenced in federal court in Worc...

Warwick Man Admits to Conspiring to Fraudulently Obtain COVID-19 Stimulus Loans (Sep 18, 2020 06:35)
David Andrew Butziger of Warwick admitted that he participated in a conspiracy with a Massachuset...

Boston Man Sentenced to Over 22 Years in Prison for Armed Robbery of Brockton Cell Phone Store and Shooting at Police (Sep 17, 2020 11:00)
Diovanni Carter was sentenced in connection with an armed robbery of a T-Mobile store in Brockton...

Springfield Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking (Sep 17, 2020 11:00)
William Coleman was sentenced to 186 months in prison and five years of supervised release for se...

Department of Justice and Partner Departments and Agencies Conduct Coordinated Actions to Disrupt and Deter Iranian Malicious Cyber Activities Targeting the United States and the Broader International Community (Sep 17, 2020 10:30)
This week, the Department of Justice and partner agencies have engaged in a coordinated effort to...

FBI Releases Cybersecurity Advisory on Previously Undisclosed Iranian Malware Used to Monitor Dissidents and Travel and Telecommunications Companies (Sep 17, 2020 06:30)
The FBI has released a new cybersecurity advisory to academic, public, and private sector partner...

Member of New Bedford Latin Kings Chapter Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Charges (Sep 16, 2020 10:54)
Shelton Johnson, a former member of the New Bedford Chapter of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin K...

Former Enforcer of Boston Latin Kings Chapter Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Charges (Sep 16, 2020 09:07)
Matthew Palacios, the former enforcer of the Boston-based Devon Street Kings Chapter of the Massa...

Nigerian National Convicted After Six-Day Federal Trial for a Money Laundering Conspiracy Related to a Romance Scam and Other Fraud Schemes (Sep 16, 2020 04:00)
Seun Banjo Ojedokun, a Nigerian national, has been convicted for a money laundering conspiracy re...

Auburn Man Sentenced for Possessing Firearm After Domestic Violence Conviction (Sep 16, 2020 04:00)
Willie Richard Minor of Auburn has been sentenced in Portland for possessing a firearm after bein...

Two Alleged Hackers Charged with Defacing Websites Following Killing of Qasem Soleimani (Sep 15, 2020 13:03)
Alleged hackers Behzad Mohammadzadeh and Marwan Abusrour were indicted on charges of damaging mul...

Texas Deputy Sheriff Sentenced to More Than 18 Years in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Cyberstalking (Sep 15, 2020 04:30)
Pasquale T. Salas, a law enforcement officer from Texas, has been sentenced in Worcester for sexu...

Convicted Money Launderer Pleads Guilty to Business Email Compromise Scheme (Sep 15, 2020 04:00)
Yannick A. Minang of Hingham, who was previously convicted of money laundering, pleaded guilty in...

Former Massachusetts Man Sentenced for IRS Fraud Scheme (Sep 15, 2020 04:00)
Ashokkumar Patel of Illinois has been sentenced in connection with a wire fraud scheme whereby vi...

Holyoke Man Sentenced for Heroin Distribution (Sep 15, 2020 04:00)
Herman Gomez of Holyoke has been sentenced in federal court in Springfield for distributing heroin.

Indian National Admits to Participating in Telemarketing Scam to Defraud Americans (Sep 15, 2020 02:00)
Chirag Sachdeva, an Indian national, has admitted to a judge in Rhode Island that he sought to mi...

Lawrence Man Sentenced for Fentanyl Distribution (Sep 15, 2020 02:00)
John Mena of Lawrence has been sentenced in Boston to 10 months in prison in connection with sell...

Former Member of Boston Latin Kings Chapter Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy (Sep 15, 2020 02:00)
Juan Figueroa, a former member of the Boston Latin Kings Chapter, pleaded guilty to racketeering ...

Former Leader of Latin Kings Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy and Drug Conspiracy Charges (Sep 15, 2020 02:00)
Hector Vega, a former member of the Connecticut Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, pleaded gui...