Associates Of Venezuelan President Maduro Designated By OFAC

The U.S. government last week levied sanctions on four of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro’s closest advisers on allegations that they helped facilitate Maduro in plundering the wealth of the Venezuelan people. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Man Facing Arson, Attempted Murder Charges After June Fire At Ex-Girlfriend’s Home

Hernando County police arrested a Spring Hill man last week they say set fire to the home of an ex-girlfriend in an alleged attempt at killing her. Christopher Lamar Jamison was arrested on September 20th for allegedly torching the home […]... [Read More]

Houston Trio Found Guilty For Allegedly Fraudulently Billing $17 Million To Medicare

A Federal jury found three Houston individuals guilty of committing $17 million in Medicare fraud last week at the conclusion of a six-day trial. John P. Ramirez, M.D., Ann Nwoko Shepherd, and Yvette Nwoko were convicted of one count of […]... [Read More]

Spring Hill Man Charged In Nephew’s Killing At Gambling Establishment

A man called to a gambling establishment in Spring Hill allegedly ended up dead at the hands of his uncle late last week. Hernando County authorities say Roger Vazquez was acting erratically in the gaming house on the afternoon of […]... [Read More]

Trinidad Duo Designated By OFAC For Allegedly Funneling Funds To ISIS

The United States government levied sanctions last week against two Trinidadian men they say have been instrumental in funding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for several years. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets […]... [Read More]

Man Arrested In Tampa Sought For August Orlando Slaying

A transient man arrested for sleeping in a vacant home is now the prime suspect in an Orlando murder last month. Tampa police initially arrested Bobby Lee Story on September 14 after discovering him sleeping in an abandoned home. Story […]... [Read More]

OFAC Designates Thai Aviation Firm For Supporting Previously-Designated Iranian Company

The Federal government last week enacted sanctions against a Thailand-based aviation firm for acting on behalf of an Iranian airline already under sanction for allegedly supporting terrorism. On Friday the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control […]... [Read More]

St. Pete Man Charged With DUI After Allegedly Rear-Ending PCSO Vehicle

A St. Petersburg man is facing drunk-driving charges after Pinellas County deputies say he failed to stop for a red light and crashed into a PCSO cruiser. Deputies say Zacharian Ray Johnson was piloting his 2016 Hyundai Elantra eastbound on […]... [Read More]

Detroit Podiatrist Sentenced To Over Two Years In Prison For $1 Million In Alleged Medicare Fraud

An alleged scheme to defraud Medicare of $1 million earned a Detroit podiatrist over two years in federal prison last week. U.S. District Judge Judith E. Levy of the Eastern District of Michigan sentenced Lawrence Young, D.P.M. to 28 months […]... [Read More]

Double-Murder Suspect In Ruskin Slaying Apprehended In Kentucky

A man Hillsborough County authorities suspect of perpetrating the murder of a Ruskin man and his pregnant wife was arrested in Kentucky last week. McKinsie Alexander Lyons was apprehended by Kentucky police on Wednesday in a rural portion of the […]... [Read More]