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Husband and Wife, Aaron Michael Hymas and


Tiffany Kim Hymas, Plead Guilty to Wire Fraud
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense punished.” attorneys’ offices, and state and local
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In a related case, sentencing is set for partners, it is the broadest coalition of law
Submitted at 1:01 PM October 19, 2012
October 25-26, 2012, for Travis Richard enforcement, investigatory, and regulatory
The Federal Bureau of Investigation Hymas, 29, of Cedar Hills, Utah, formerly agencies ever assembled to combat fraud.
(FBI) on October 18, 2012 released the of Meridian, Idaho. A federal jury Since its formation, the task force has
following: convicted Hymas on June 22 on five made great strides in facilitating increased
“ Part of Ongoing Crestwood Mortgage counts of wire fraud related to mortgage investigation and prosecution of financial
Fraud fraud. During the eight-day trial, the jury crimes; enhancing coordination and
BOISE— Aaron Michael Hymas, 38, and heard evidence that between November cooperation among federal, state, and
Tiffany Kim Hymas, 37, former Treasure 2006 and March 2007, Hymas defrauded local authorities; addressing
Valley residents now living in Bountiful, five lenders on nine residential loans discrimination in the lending and financial
Utah, pled guilty today in United States valued at approximately $1.7 million. markets and conducting outreach to the
District Court in Boise to one count of According to court documents, Travis and public, victims, financial institutions, and
wire fraud, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson his wife Season filed a bankruptcy petition other organizations. Over the past three
announced. on July 17, 2008, in United States fiscal years, the Justice Department has
According to the plea agreements, the Bankruptcy Court for the District of filed more than 10,000 financial fraud
defendants admitted that on March 28, Idaho. On March 19, 2009, a substantial cases against nearly 15,000 defendants
2007, they schemed to defraud a lender by amount of the debt they owed on the including more than 2,700 mortgage fraud
having Tiffany Hymas submit a fraudulent loans was discharged by the defendants. For more information on the
residential loan application for $295,600, bankruptcy proceeding. Season Hymas is task force, visit www.stopfraud.gov.”
wherein she misrepresented that she was set for trial in Boise on November 13. —————————————————
employed by OPM Enterprises with 2.6 The cases are part of an investigation of ———–
years on the job; that she had income and mortgage fraud activity related to Douglas McNabb – McNabb Associates,
commissions of $72,500 per month; and Crestwood, which involved multiple P.C.’s
that she had gross rental income of defendants who bought and sold real Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
$14,600 per month from four properties estate in order to “flip” it, or gain profits Videos:
located in Meridian, Nampa, and Boise. from the sales. The financial institutions Federal Crimes – Be Careful
Based on these misrepresentations, the and mortgage lenders incurred substantial Federal Crimes – Be Proactive
loan was funded by Taylor, Bean, and losses on the loan transactions. Federal Crimes – Federal Indictment
Whitaker Mortgage Corporation. The To date, nine people have been sentenced Federal Crimes – Detention Hearing
defendants admitted that Tiffany Hymas’ in related cases, including Michael J. Federal Mail Fraud Crimes
statements were false and material to the Hymas, Shauntee K. Ferguson, —————————————————
loan application and that they knew the Christopher R. Georgeson, Stanley J. ———–
statements were false at the time she made Ferguson, Brent Bethers, Shane Merlin To find additional federal criminal news,
them. Hymas, Laurie Krechelle Hymas, Melody please read Federal Criminal Defense
The defendants face up to 20 years in C. Redondo, and Paul Redondo. Daily.
prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and The cases were investigated by the Douglas McNabb and other members of
up to three years of supervised release. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. law firm practice and write and/
Sentencing is set for January 14, 2013, Internal Revenue Service-Criminal or report extensively on matters involving
before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Investigation, with assistance provided by Federal Criminal Defense, INTERPOL
Lodge at the federal courthouse in Boise. the Office of the United States Trustee Red Notice Removal, International
“False statements to banks and lenders in and the Idaho Department of Insurance. Extradition Defense, OFAC SDN
order to obtain home loans have The case is being prosecuted by the U.S. Sanctions Removal, International
undermined the integrity of our nation’s Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho Criminal Court Defense, and US Seizure
housing financing system,” said Olson. and the State of Idaho, Office of the of Non-Resident, Foreign-Owned Assets.
“These pleas move us closer to the Attorney General. Because we have experience dealing with
conclusion of the long term investigation Today’s announcement is part of efforts INTERPOL, our firm understands the
into the mortgage activities of those underway by President Obama’s Financial inter-relationship that INTERPOL’s “Red
associated with Crestwood Homes. Fraud Enforcement Task Force (FFETF), Notice” brings to this equation.
Federal and state law enforcement which was created in November 2009 to The author of this blog is Douglas C.
agencies and prosecutors in the District of wage an aggressive, coordinated and McNabb. Please feel free to contact him
Idaho are committed to working together proactive effort to investigate and directly at
to ensure that those who fraudulently prosecute financial crimes. With more mcnabb@mcnabbassociates.com or at one
obtain home loans for personal gain are than 20 federal agencies, 94 U.S. of the offices listed above.
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DuPont vs. Kolon fight results in indictments of


top executives
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense resource-intensive work and required Kolon is alleged to have retained at least
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strategic investment and ingenuity. Kolon, five former DuPont employees as
Submitted at 1:08 PM October 19, 2012
through its executives and employees, consultants. Kolon allegedly met with
Examiner.com on October 19, 2012 allegedly acted brazenly to profit off the these people individually on multiple
released the following: backs of others. The Justice Department occasions from 2006 through 2008 to
“BY: JOEL HENDON has made fighting intellectual property solicit and obtain sensitive, proprietary
An FBI news release on Oct. 18, 2012 crime a top priority, and we will continue information that included details about
contains the latest developments in an to aggressively prosecute IP crimes all DuPont’s manufacturing processes for
ongoing legal fight over a suit filed by over the country.” (Ibid) Kevlar, experiment results, blueprints and
Dupont. “It’s critical that law enforcement designs, prices paid to suppliers, and new
On Feb. 3, 2009, DuPont filed suit aggressively investigate crimes of fiber technology. In cases where the
against Kolon for “for theft of trade intellectual property theft, such as this consultants could not answer Kolon’s
secrets and confidential information” one,” said FBI Special Agent in Charge specific and detailed questions, Kolon
relating to its product, Heracron. After Mazanec. “If not, intellectual creativity allegedly requested the consultants to
considerable legal moves and actions, on and our economy will be compromised. obtain the information from current
Sep. 14, 2011, a jury in the U.S. District As a member of the Department of Justice employees at DuPont.
Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Task Force on Intellectual Property, our In addition to the corporation itself, the
found in favor of DuPont who was office will investigate any company, following Kolon executives and
awarded damages of $919.9 million. domestic or international, that steals employees from Seoul were charged with
Kolon appealed, which now appears to confidential proprietary information for conspiring together to steal trade secrets
have been a grave mistake. their own benefit. We will pursue those and obstruction of justice for deleting
The FBI press release explains the results that prey on the originality and vision of information from their computers:
of their investigation since that decision hardworking businesses who conduct their Jong-Hyun Choi, 56, was a senior
was made. They report that Kolon own research, obtain patents, and market a executive overseeing the Heracron
Industries Inc. and several of its successful product.” (Ibid) Business Team. He allegedly met with
executives and employees have been Kolon makes a product called Heracron, other top executives at Kolon to develop
indicted for allegedly engaging in a multi- which is a recent entrant into the para- the directives to secure consultants and
year campaign to steal trade secrets aramid fiber market as a competitor to directly participated in carrying out the
related to DuPont’s Kevlar para-aramid products called Kevlar and Twaron. Para- directives.
fiber and Teijin Limited’s Twaron para- aramid fibers are used to make, for In-Sik Han, 50, managed Kolon’s
aramid fiber. The indictment seeks example, body armor, fiberoptic cables, research and development related to
forfeiture of at least $225 million in and automotive and industrial products. Heracron and was allegedly responsible
proceeds from the alleged theft of trade Kevlar is produced by E.I. du Pont de for overseeing the “consulting” sessions
secrets from Kolon’s competitors. Nemours and Company (DuPont), one of with ex-DuPont employees.
Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, the largest chemical companies in the Kyeong-Hwan Rho, 47, worked for
Kolon was indicted by a grand jury in United States. For decades, Kevlar has Kolon for more than 25 years and served
Richmond, Virginia. The indictment competed against Twaron, a para-aramid as the head of the Heracron Technical
charges Kolon with one count of fiber product produced by Teijin Limited, Team beginning in January 2008. He
conspiring to convert trade secrets, four one of the largest chemical companies in allegedly participated in the consulting
counts of theft of trade secrets, and one Japan. sessions.
count of obstruction of justice. According to the indictment, from July Young-Soo Seo, 48, reported to Choi and
“Kolon is accused of engaging in a 2002 through February 2009, Kolon served as the general manager for the
massive industrial espionage campaign allegedly sought to improve its Heracron Heracron Business Team beginning in
that allowed it to bring Heracron quickly product by targeting current and former November 2006. He allegedly participated
to the market and compete directly with employees at DuPont and Teijin and in the consulting sessions.
Kevlar,” said U.S. Attorney MacBride. hiring them to serve as consultants, then Ju-Wan Kim, 40, was a manager on the
“This country’s greatest asset is the asking these consultants to reveal Heracron Business Team from September
innovation and the ingenuity and information that was confidential and 2007 through February 2009 and reported
creativity of the American people. The proprietary. to Seo. He was the main point of contact
genius of free enterprise is that companies The indictment alleges that in July 2002, at Kolon for at least one of the ex-DuPont
compete on the excellence of their ideas, Kolon obtained confidential information employees. He also participated in the
products, and services—not on theft. This related to an aspect of DuPont’s consulting sessions.
indictment should send a strong message manufacturing process for Kevlar, and The conspiracy and theft of trade secrets
to companies located in the United States within three years, Kolon had replicated it. counts each carry a maximum penalty of
and around the world that industrial This successful misappropriation of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000
espionage is not a business strategy.” (FBI DuPont’s confidential information, the or twice the gross gain or loss for
press release) indictment alleges, spurred Kolon individual defendants and a fine of $5
“By allegedly conspiring to steal leadership to develop a multi-phase plan million or twice the gross gain or loss for
DuPont’s and Teijin’s intellectual in November 2005 to secure additional the corporate defendant. The obstruction
property, Kolon threatened to undermine trade secret information from its of justice count carries a maximum
an economic engine at both companies,” competitors by targeting people with penalty of 20 years in prison and a fine of
said Assistant Attorney General Breuer. knowledge of both pre-1990 para-aramid
“Developing Kevlar and Twaron was technology and post-1990 technologies. DUPONT page 6
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Two-Count Hate Crime Indictment Returned


Against Indiana Man for Alleged Attack on
Toledo-Area Mosque
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense between the local and federal agencies in photos as Randolph Linn. The woman
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their efforts to bring Randolph Linn stated that she knew Linn and that he had
Submitted at 12:47 PM October 19, 2012
swiftly to justice.” recently made anti-Muslim comments.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation “This senseless act of arson against a Specifically, she stated that Linn had
(FBI) on October 18, 2012 released the house of worship is incomprehensible and complained about the international
following: will not be tolerated, as ATF will actively Muslim community’s reaction to the anti-
“A federal grand jury returned a two- pursue and bring those responsible to Muslim video on Youtube; recent attacks
count indictment charging an Indiana man justice,” said ATF Special Agent in on United States’ embassies; and the
with hate crimes stemming from the arson Charge Robin Shoemaker, Columbus deaths of U.S. military personnel in the
of the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, Field Division. “The individual(s) Middle East. She further stated that Linn
law enforcement officials announced responsible for this act will be held complained that Muslims in this country
today. accountable. ATF will continue to work in get a “free pass,” according to the
Randolph Linn, 52, of St. Joe, Indiana, collaboration with our federal and local affidavit.
was charged with (1) intentionally counterparts to ensure that justice is The woman recognized the sweatshirt as
defacing, damaging, and destroying served.” one Linn owned and stated that the three
religious real property because of the Count one charged Linn with months earlier, Linn had purchased a red,
religious character of that property; and intentionally damaging religious real SUV-type vehicle that matched the
(2) using fire to commit a felony. property because of the religious character vehicle in the surveillance footage at the
“The Department of Justice will of that property. Islamic Center, according to the affidavit.
aggressively prosecute persons who In this case, Linn drove on September 30, Linn was arrested at his place of
attack, deface, or damage houses of 2012, from Indiana to the Islamic Center employment on October 2. Linn’s vehicle,
worship because of racial or religious of Greater Toledo in Perrysburg, Ohio, a red Chevy Sonic, was in the parking lot,
animus,” said Thomas E. Perez, Assistant and, after unlawfully entering the center, according to the affidavit.
Attorney General for the Civil Rights used gasoline to set fire to the Islamic Linn stated that he had three firearms in
Division. “We appreciate the cooperation Center’s prayer room, according to the his parked vehicle, according to the
of state, local, and federal law indictment. affidavit.
enforcement in their efforts to ensure that Count two charged Linn with using fire to While being booked and after being read
no one in this country is hindered in their commit a felony. his Miranda rights, Linn stated,
ability to worship freely in the manner of The Perrysburg Township Fire “[expletive] those Muslims,” according to
their choosing.” Department was notified at about 4:58 the affidavit.
“As this department and this community p.m. on September 30 of a fire at the This case is being prosecuted by
have repeatedly said, we will have zero Islamic Center. Officials and officers Assistant U.S. Attorneys Bridget M.
tolerance for such violent acts of discovered a red plastic gas can in the Brennan, Ava Dustin and Special
intolerance,” said Steven M. Dettelbach, middle of the Islamic Center’s prayer Assistant Gwen Howe-Gebers.
United States Attorney for the Northern room and the carpet underneath had been This is an ongoing investigation and this
District of Ohio. “Religious freedom is at burned. The fire was extinguished by a case is being investigated by the
the core of our country, and we will sprinkler system and there was significant Perrysburg Township Police Department;
continue to aggressively prosecute such damage to the prayer room and other areas the State of Ohio Fire Marshal; the Bureau
hate crimes whenever and wherever the of the Islamic Center. Officials and of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and
evidence warrants. Local, state, and officers determined the fire had been Explosives; and the Federal Bureau of
federal law enforcement are to be intentionally set, according to an affidavit Investigation.”
commended for the speed with which they filed in U.S. District Court. —————————————————
identified and arrested the suspect.” Security cameras at the Islamic Center ———–
Wood County Prosecutor Paul Dobson captured images of a red, SUV-type Douglas McNabb – McNabb Associates,
said, “This case has been a cooperative vehicle in the parking lot at approximately P.C.’s
effort, with state and local law 4:11 p.m. They also captured images of an Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
enforcement initiating the investigation older man, dressed in blue jeans and Videos:
and federal agents subsequently stepping camouflage, who approached the front Federal Crimes – Be Careful
in to assist. It is time to take the next step door of the Islamic Center, according to Federal Crimes – Be Proactive
and seek federal prosecution with the the affidavit. Federal Crimes – Federal Indictment
active participation of the same state and Security cameras also captured images of Federal Crimes – Detention Hearing
local investigators. Additionally, an the man walking around the inside of the —————————————————
Assistant Prosecutor has been appointed Islamic Center with what appeared to be a ———–
as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.” firearm and a gas can and then leaving the To find additional federal criminal news,
Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Islamic Center at approximately 4:54 please read Federal Criminal Defense
Charge of the Federal Bureau of p.m., according to the affidavit. Daily.
Investigation’s Cleveland office, said, Law enforcement officials released still Douglas McNabb and other members of
“Today’s charges should send a clear photos of the surveillance video to the the U.S. law firm practice and write and/
message to anyone who chooses to use media on October 1. or report extensively on matters involving
fire and hate to destroy a place of worship. On October 2, a woman contacted law TWO-COUNT page 7
The FBI commends the collaboration enforcement and identified the man in the
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Feds charge Cherryville cops with allegedly


aiding ‘crooks’
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense courtroom today on the charges.
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They each face up to 20 years in prison
Submitted at 11:21 AM October 19, 2012
and hundreds of thousands of dollars in
“Ray Gora / Lincoln Times-News fines, if convicted, the release said.
FBI agents seize computers and other Interim City Manager and Cherryville
materials from the Cherryville Police Fire Chief Jeff Cash released a separate
Department on Wednesday.” statement late Wednesday announcing that
Lincoln Times-News on October 19, Police Chief Woody Burgess and Capt.
2012 released the following: Mike Allred, a Lincoln County resident,
“JENNA-LEY HARRISON property through the area, the U.S. have been suspended with pay pending the
Staff Writer Attorney’s Office said. Hoyle, Dellinger outcome of the investigation, though
An undercover federal investigation is and Golden also protected the neither has been charged to this point.
shaking up the Cherryville Police transportation of more than $400,000, “As interim city manager, I will be
Department this week, amid claims that proceeds from the merchandises’ sale, the naming myself interim police chief with
some police officers were operating on the release said. the day-to-day operational activities to be
wrong side of the law. Goods included televisions and supervised by Sgt. Cam Jenks,” Cash
Four law enforcement officers and two generators worth nearly $160,000. wrote.
other men who are accused of conspiring A second indictment from Aug. 21 Cash said safety of the citizens would not
earlier this year to safeguard stolen charged Cherryville patrol officers Casey be compromised by the investigation into
property and proceeds from their sale, are Justin Crawford, 32, and David Paul the police department and other law
set to make their second appearance in a Mauney III, 23, along with Cherryville enforcement agencies were assisting as
Charlotte courtroom today, following an resident John Ashley Hendricks, 47, with needed.
FBI raid on Wednesday. one count each of conspiracy to transport Individuals with emergencies can call 911
The officers have also been accused of and/or receive stolen property and or police dispatch at (704) 435-1717.
securing monetary bribes for their legal conspiracy to extort under color of official The Gaston County District Attorney’s
authority in the operation, the U.S. right. Office was quoted by other area news
Attorney’s Office in the state’s Western Crawford additionally faces one count of media saying they may drop pending
District said. program fraud bribery. criminal cases relying on any of charged
According to federal authorities, the men Since May, Crawford, Mauney and officers’ testimonies, though the Times-
made a serious blunder – their partners in Hendricks similarly worked with News was unable to independently
the conspiracy, whom they believed to be undercover agents they thought were confirm this. Just how many cases that
criminals, were actually undercover FBI criminals in protecting the transport of would include is also unclear.
agents. more than $300,000 in stolen merchandise Five of the six suspects remain without
As a result of the arrests, the city of along with more than $300,000 in bond behind Mecklenburg County bars.
Cherryville has also suspended its police proceeds from the items’ sale, the release The location of John Hendricks is
chief and captain. said. currently unknown. He was not listed as a
Federal officials are not saying who else Hoyle’s role in the conspiracy included current Mecklenburg County inmate and
might be a target of the ongoing “representing himself as a law does not even have a record in the county,
investigation. enforcement officer,” the U.S. Attorney’s an employee with CharMeck Citizen
Two federal indictments were unsealed Office said. On the other hand, Hendricks, Services told the Times-News Thursday
earlier Wednesday in the case. Crawford and Mauney used counter- afternoon.
One indictment from Tuesday charged surveillance to ensure other officers The State Bureau of Investigation has
Cherryville Police officer Frankie wouldn’t discover the illegal operation, also been looking into the city of
Dellinger, 40, Gaston County Sheriff’s the release said. Cherryville since last year for misuse of
reserve officer Wesley Clayton Golden, FBI officials launched the investigation town funds.”
39, and Cherryville resident Mark Ray following allegations last year that —————————————————
Hoyle, 39. Dellinger had been involved in illegal ———–
Each man faces one count each of activity, an indictment said. Douglas McNabb – McNabb Associates,
conspiracy to extort under color of official The phony criminals requested assistance P.C.’s
right, money laundering conspiracy, from law enforcement officers who would Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
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stolen property, four counts each of items in exchange for cash bribes. Federal Crimes – Be Careful
transportation of stolen property, money Dellinger accepted the offer and soon Federal Crimes – Be Proactive
laundering and aiding and abetting and “recruited” Hoyle and Golden, according Federal Crimes – Federal Indictment
three counts of possession of a firearm in to the indictment. Federal Crimes – Detention Hearing
relation to a crime of violence, according The three men received $17,000 in the —————————————————
to a press release. scheme in exchange for keeping the stolen ———–
Federal authorities also charged Dellinger goods away from thieves and the detection To find additional federal criminal news,
with with an extra count of extortion. of other law enforcement agencies and please read Federal Criminal Defense
The three men are accused of protecting even agreed to use violence, if necessary, Daily.
the men they believed were co- to carry out such duties, the U.S. Douglas McNabb and other members of
conspirators by allowing them to safely Attorney’s Office said.
transport tractor trailers filled with stolen FEDS page 6
All six men appeared in a Charlotte
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F.B.I. Arrests Second Suspect in Bomb Plot


Against Bank
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense parked near the Federal Reserve building, Nafis tried to detonate it by dialing a
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on Liberty Street, in the financial district. number on his cellphone, the complaint
Submitted at 10:22 AM October 19, 2012
Mr. Nafis had been under surveillance for said. Then he was arrested.”
The New York Times on October 18, months as part of an elaborate sting —————————————————
2012 released the following: operation. An undercover officer gave him ———–
“By MOSI SECRET fake bomb material that could not have Douglas McNabb – McNabb Associates,
The Bangladeshi man who was arrested exploded. Mr. Nafis met several times P.C.’s
Wednesday on charges that he plotted to with the undercover officer to plan the Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New attack, and mentioned that he was Videos:
York had an accomplice in San Diego, collaborating with Yaqeen, who was Federal Crimes – Be Careful
who was arrested later on unrelated child- identified in the complaint as a co- Federal Crimes – Be Proactive
pornography charges, a law enforcement conspirator. Federal Crimes – Federal Indictment
official said on Thursday. In July, the complaint against Mr. Nafis Federal Crimes – Detention Hearing
The man described as the accomplice, said, he told the undercover agent that —————————————————
Howard Willie Carter II, was arrested Yaqeen had told him about a military base ———–
after an agent with the Federal Bureau of in Baltimore, with only one guard To find additional federal criminal news,
Investigation found 1,000 images and standing outside, that they could attack. please read Federal Criminal Defense
three video files containing child Mr. Carter had been placed under Daily.
pornography on a laptop and hard drive in surveillance in San Diego as early as Douglas McNabb and other members of
the trash near Mr. Carter’s apartment, August, according to court documents in the U.S. law firm practice and write and/
according to a government document. the pornography case. A federal agent or report extensively on matters involving
Officials used material stored on the there found the computer involved in that Federal Criminal Defense, INTERPOL
computer to trace it back to Mr. Carter. case on Aug. 16, but officials waited until Red Notice Removal, International
The computer also contained e-mails after Mr. Nafis’s arrest to arrest Mr. Extradition Defense, OFAC SDN
addressed to “Yaqeen,” a name that Carter. Mr. Nafis arrived in the United Sanctions Removal, International
Brooklyn prosecutors said Mr. Carter had States in January on a student visa. Criminal Court Defense, and US Seizure
used in the plot to bomb the Federal Prosecutors said he later tried to recruit of Non-Resident, Foreign-Owned Assets.
Reserve building. people to form a terrorist cell and Because we have experience dealing with
On Wednesday, federal prosecutors in contacted a confidential informer who INTERPOL, our firm understands the
Brooklyn charged the Bangladeshi man, introduced him to the undercover agent. inter-relationship that INTERPOL’s “Red
Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan On Wednesday morning, Mr. Nafis and Notice” brings to this equation.
Nafis, 21, with conspiring to use weapons the agent parked a van filled with what The author of this blog is Douglas C.
of mass destruction and with providing Mr. Nafis was led to believe was a bomb McNabb. Please feel free to contact him
material support to Al Qaeda. They said in front of the Federal Reserve building, directly at
he had tried to detonate what he believed according to the complaint against him. mcnabb@mcnabbassociates.com or at one
was a 1,000-pound bomb hidden in a van They went to a nearby hotel, where Mr. of the offices listed above.

Former Steelers doctor accused of prescribing


illegal steroids; team, players not named
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense March 2011. He also is charged with To find additional federal criminal news,
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illegally prescribing painkillers during a please read Federal Criminal Defense
Submitted at 11:05 AM October 19, 2012
slightly longer time frame — including a Daily.
The Washington Post on October 19, few months when he was still with the Douglas McNabb and other members of
2012 released the following: team. the U.S. law firm practice and write and/
“By Associated Press A Steelers spokesman declined to or report extensively on matters involving
PITTSBURGH — A doctor released comment Friday. In 2007, President Art Federal Criminal Defense, INTERPOL
from the Pittsburgh Steelers medical staff Rooney II said Rydze denied giving Red Notice Removal, International
five years ago after investigators players steroids.” Extradition Defense, OFAC SDN
questioned his bulk purchase of anabolic ————————————————— Sanctions Removal, International
steroids has been indicted for illegally ———– Criminal Court Defense, and US Seizure
prescribing the muscle-building aids. Douglas McNabb – McNabb Associates, of Non-Resident, Foreign-Owned Assets.
Authorities are not listing the team or any P.C.’s Because we have experience dealing with
of its players as among the recipients. Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys INTERPOL, our firm understands the
Sixty-two-year-old Dr. Richard Rydze Videos: inter-relationship that INTERPOL’s “Red
(ridz) is expected to appear before a Federal Crimes – Be Careful Notice” brings to this equation.
federal magistrate Friday. Federal Crimes – Be Proactive The author of this blog is Douglas C.
Rydze left the Steelers in June 2007. The Federal Crimes – Federal Indictment McNabb. Please feel free to contact him
FBI accuses him of conspiring to Federal Crimes – Detention Hearing directly at
distribute steroids and human growth ————————————————— mcnabb@mcnabbassociates.com or at one
hormone from September 2007 through ———– of the offices listed above.
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Federal Authorities Arrest Maverick County Commissioner


Rodolfo Heredia and Two Others in Alleged Connection with
a Money Laundering and Bulk Cash Smuggling Scheme
McNabb Associates, P.C. (Federal Criminal Defense Trafficking Organization for the purpose Douglas McNabb – McNabb Associates,
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of selling Heredia’s Ford F-250 King P.C.’s
Submitted at 12:56 PM October 19, 2012
Ranch truck for $13,000. Following the Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys
The Federal Bureau of Investigation sale, at Heredia’s bidding, Aguilar and Videos:
(FBI) on October 18, 2012 released the Gelacio, carrying $7,000 cash and $6,000 Federal Crimes – Be Careful
following: cash, respectively, crossed the money Federal Crimes – Be Proactive
“Scheme involved the sale of vehicle to a from Mexico into the United States via the Federal Crimes – Federal Indictment
known associate of the Los Zetas Drug Eagle Pass Port of Entry. They are alleged Federal Crimes – Detention Hearing
Trafficking Organization In Eagle Pass to have divided and concealed the money Federal Mail Fraud Crimes
this morning, federal agents arrested in order to avoid a reporting requirement —————————————————
Maverick County Commissioner Rodolfo at the Port of Entry. ———–
Bainet Heredia and two accomplices Upon conviction, each faces up to 20 To find additional federal criminal news,
charged in connection with a money years in federal prison for each money please read Federal Criminal Defense
laundering and bulk cash smuggling laundering-related charge and up to five Daily.
scheme announced United States Attorney years in federal prison for each bulk cash Douglas McNabb and other members of
Robert Pitman and Federal Bureau of smuggling-related charge. All three the U.S. law firm practice and write and/
Investigation Special Agent in Charge remain in federal custody pending a or report extensively on matters involving
Armando Fernandez. detention hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday Federal Criminal Defense, INTERPOL
A four–count federal grand jury in Del Rio before U.S. Magistrate Judge Red Notice Removal, International
indictment, returned yesterday and Collis White. Extradition Defense, OFAC SDN
unsealed today, charges Heredia, age 54; This case was investigated by the Federal Sanctions Removal, International
62-year-old Jose Luis Aguilar of Eagle Bureau of Investigation, Drug Criminal Court Defense, and US Seizure
Pass; and 28-year-old David Gelacio of Enforcement Administration, and the of Non-Resident, Foreign-Owned Assets.
Eagle Pass with one count each of Texas Department of Public Safety. Because we have experience dealing with
conspiracy to commit money laundering; Assistant United States Attorney Michael INTERPOL, our firm understands the
aiding and abetting money laundering; Galdo is prosecuting this case on behalf of inter-relationship that INTERPOL’s “Red
conspiracy to commit bulk cash the government. An indictment is merely Notice” brings to this equation.
smuggling; and aiding and abetting bulk a charge and should not be considered as The author of this blog is Douglas C.
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According to the indictment, on January presumed innocent until proven guilty in a directly at
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