Eighteen individuals have been charged in 13 indictments for their role in a large-scale health care fraud and prescription pill distribution scheme. The separate, but related, indictments, returned Tuesday, December 6, and unsealed Friday, December 9, charge the defendants with drug distribution, health care fraud and conspiracy to commit health care fraud. The indictments allege… Read More


Two New Jersey-based securities traders were arrested on Monday, December 12, and charged with orchestrating a massive, long-running market manipulation scheme that netted them more than $26 million in illegal profits between 2014 and 2015. Joseph Taub, 37, of Clifton, New Jersey, and Elazar Shmalo, 21, of Passaic, New Jersey, were each charged by complaint… Read More


A 26-year-old student in California was among nearly three dozen suspects arrested last week in a cyber crime sweep that involved 13 countries. Sean Sharma, a graduate student at the University of Southern California, was arrested December 9, 2016 and charged with cyber crimes for his role in a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack… Read More