Former DIA Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Information to Journalists

A former employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) pleaded guilty this week to charges related to his disclosure of classified national defense information (NDI) to two journalists in 2018 and 2019.

52 Month Prison Sentence For Illegal Alien Who Injured Georgia Deputy While Fleeing Arrest

A Mexican national with prior convictions for illegal reentry into the United States and transporting illegal aliens, and who injured an officer during his 2019 arrest, was sentenced to 52 months in prison for illegal reentry and violation of supervised release

East Ga. man admits firing on helicopter during federal law enforcement operation

A Blythe man has pled guilty to federal charges that he shot a helicopter being used in support of a law enforcement operation.

DEA Announces Launch of Operation Crystal Shield

The DEA will direct enforcement resources to methamphetamine “transportation hubs” — areas where methamphetamine is often trafficked in bulk and then distributed across the country.

Defendant who conspired to steal aircraft secrets sentenced to 70 months in federal prison

This happened in the southern district of Georgia.

Individual Arrested for Acting Within the U.S. on Behalf of the Russian Government Without...

Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, a Mexican citizen residing in Singapore, was arrested based on a Complaint charging him with acting within the United States on behalf of a foreign government (Russia), without notifying the Attorney General, and conspiracy to do the same.

Statesboro Police Make Child Molestation Arrest

Barry Mincey Faces charges of Aggravated Child Molestation, Incest and Enticing a Child for Indecent Purposes.

Federal fraud complaint filed against men accused of scamming hotels, limousine service

A criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Augusta charges two men with using fraudulent and stolen credit cards to steal from hotels and a limousine company.

Ga tax preparer sentenced to federal prison for cheating IRS out of $2.6 million

The investigation revealed that between 2011 and 2019, Holmes prepared and filed thousands of federal income tax returns, and on hundreds of the returns, he listed false information, including false Schedule C business losses and false Schedule A itemized deductions, causing taxpayers to claim millions of dollars in refunds that they were not entitled to.

Savannah man sentenced to federal prison for attempted sex trafficking of a child

A Savannah man will spend a decade in prison for attempting to traffic a child for sexual exploitation.