MASSACHUSETTS CRIME AND JUSTICE NEWS



Leader of MS-13 East Coast Program Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for RICO Conspiracy (Jul 18, 2018 12:37)
Jose Adan Martinez Castro, leader of the MS-13 East Coast Program, was sentenced in Boston for ra...

Former Pharmacy Buyer Charged with Making False Statements Regarding Payments Received from New England Compounding Center and Ameridose (Jul 18, 2018 12:35)
Claudio T. Pontoriero, former pharmacy buyer at a Boston hospital, was charged in Boston for maki...

MS-13 Leader Sentenced to Life in Prison for RICO Conspiracy Involving Two Murders (Jul 17, 2018 06:30)
Noe Salvador Perez Vasquez, leader of a violent MS-13 clique, was sentenced to life in prison for...

MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (Jul 16, 2018 03:00)
Manuel Landaverde, an MS-13 member, pleaded guilty in Boston to RICO conspiracy and unlawful poss...

Captain with Bristol County Sheriff’s Office Convicted of Smuggling Profits to Portugal (Jul 16, 2018 03:00)
Jamie Melo, of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, was convicted of conspiracy to commit offenses aga...

Former Controller of Small Business Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $229,000 (Jul 13, 2018 12:27)
Kelly A. Lynch of Boston pleaded guilty in Boston to bank fraud in connection with the embezzleme...

Former Bank Employee Charged with Embezzlement (Jul 12, 2018 10:28)
Jessica Vargas, a former bank employee, was indicted in Worcester in connection with embezzling m...

Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Smuggle Opioids Into Prison for Inmate (Jul 11, 2018 11:33)
William Holts, a corrections officer at the Massachusetts Correctional Institute facility in Norf...

Milford Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing $2.7 Million from Employer (Jul 10, 2018 03:30)
Debra Mulloy of Milford pleaded guilty in Boston to stealing approximately $2.7 million from her ...

MS-13 Member Sentenced for RICO Conspiracy and Drug Trafficking (Jul 10, 2018 03:30)
Edgar Pleitez, an MS-13 member, was sentenced in Boston on drug trafficking and RICO conspiracy c...

Biopharmaceutical Employees Convicted of Insider Trading (Jul 10, 2018 03:30)
Two employees of Cambridge-based biopharmaceutical companies , Schultz Chan and Songjiang Wang, c...

Court Imposes Maximum Fine on Sinovel Wind Group for Theft of Trade Secrets (Jul 6, 2018 06:30)
A manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines based in the People’s Republic of China was sentence...

Former Massachusetts State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Overtime Fraud (Jul 3, 2018 09:28)
Gregory Raftery, a former Massachusetts State Trooper, pleaded guilty in ongoing investigation of...

Former Quincy Man Pleads Guilty to $1.7 Million Real Estate Fraud Scheme (Jun 29, 2018 12:30)
Scott J. Wolas, a former Quincy man and a fugitive for more than 20 years prior to his arrest in ...

Boston Man Sentenced for Robbing Five Banks (Jun 29, 2018 12:29)
Thomas W. Nee of Boston was sentenced in Boston for robbing five banks throughout April and June ...