Former Chatham Area Transit Contractor Convicted Of Mail Fraud And Bribery

Savannah, Georgia – On February 28, 2018, Anthony Florence, a contractor for the Chatham Area Transit Authority (“CAT”), was convicted by a federal jury on twenty-two counts of mail fraud, two counts of... Read more »

Former Georgia Medical Examiner And 7 Others Facing Charges Related To Illegal Distribution Of Opioids

Atlanta, Georgia – Dr. Joseph L. Burton, a former county medical examiner and forensic pathologist, has been indicted along with seven other individuals by a federal grand jury on charges of illegal distribution... Read more »
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Phenix City Chiropractor Facing Fraud Charges Related To Submitting False Documents To USDOT

Montgomery, Alabama – Dr. Kenneth G. Edwards, 64, a resident of Columbus, Georgia, and two of his employees, Joann Bush, 58, and Andrea Daigle, 40, both from Smiths Station, Alabama, were arrested... Read more »

Owner Of GTA Bookings Charged In Booking Fraud Scheme

Atlanta, Georgia – Octaveon Woods has been arraigned on wire fraud and money laundering charges for his scheme to defraud colleges, universities, and others by falsely claiming that he was a booking... Read more »

Former Sergeant At DeKalb County Jail Gets 1-Year Imprisonment For Abusing Female Inmate

Atlanta, Georgia – Dwight Hamilton, 54, of Atlanta, Georgia, was today sentenced to one year in prison, three years’ supervised release, and a $100 special assessment for abusing a female inmate by... Read more »

Georgia Resident Pleads Guilty To Role In Defrauding Credit Card Companies And Casinos

Sacramento, California – Vivian Wang, 54, of Alpharetta, Georgia, pleaded guilty today to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft related to a nationwide casino and credit card scheme, U.S. Attorney McGregor W.... Read more »

Georgia Physician Pleads Guilty To Drug Distribution

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Fred Gilliard, a/k/a “Dr. Gilliard,” age 76, of Augusta, Georgia, has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Columbia,... Read more »

Owner Of Pickens Eye Clinic Convicted Of Medicaid And Medicare Fraud

Gainesville, Georgia – Matilda Lynn Prince has been convicted by a federal jury of twenty-nine counts of health care fraud for filing fraudulent claims with Medicare and the Georgia Medicaid program for... Read more »

Two Hyattsville Residents Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Three Minor Victims

Virginia – A federal jury convicted two Hyattsville, Maryland men today of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, including by force, fraud, or coercion, as well as sex trafficking three minors,... Read more »

Georgia Man Facing Federal Charges Related To A Murder For Hire Plot Involving His Ex-Wife

Atlanta, Georgia – Michael McEarchern has been arraigned on federal charges for attempting to use the U.S. mail and telephone communications to hire someone to kill his ex-wife.  McEarchern was indicted by... Read more »