Georgia Resident Pleads Guilty To Wire FraudA Norman Park, Georgia, resident pleaded guilty to wire fraud for defrauding a life insurance settlement company after falsely claiming herself as the recipient of a large policy on an individual who was in fact alive at the time of the fraud.
Nigerian Hacker And A Repeat Offender Sentenced For Unemployment Fraud And Tax Fraud SchemeBamidele Muraina, a Nigerian national who hacked into tax preparation firms and filed fraudulent unemployment benefit claims and tax returns using stolen personally identifiable information, and Gabriel Kalembo, a previously convicted fraudster who laundered the fraudulent assets, have been sentenced to federal prison.
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Guns To BarbadosRashad Sargeant has pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting firearms to Barbados. Together with co-defendant David Johnson, Sargeant shipped at least 30 guns to Barbados after obliterating the serial numbers of the firearms and packing them inside false compartments in boxes.
Protesters Demand DeKalb Police Fire Officer Involved In Zadok Williams' Shooting DeathNearly five months after DeKalb County police shot and killed Matthew Zadok Williams, 35, his family and protesters want the officer involved in the shooting held accountable.
Buckhead Inches Closer To Seceding From The City Of Atlanta"Buckhead City" is another step closer to becoming a reality, as organizers reach another milestone in their efforts to secede from the City of Atlanta.
Gov. Kemp, Atlanta Refugee Groups Respond To Afghanistan Suicide BombingsGovernor Brian Kemp responded to the suicide bombings and withdrawal efforts in Afghanistan, as organizations in Atlanta support refugee evacuation efforts.
Federal Indictment Unsealed Alleging Massive Muscogee County, Georgia FraudA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging eight people, including the former Deputy Clerk of Muscogee County Court, with various criminal charges including bank fraud, wire fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property amounting to an alleged loss of nearly $500,000 to Muscogee County during an 11-month period in 2019.
Georgia Man Sentenced For Operating a High-Volume Drug "Market"Multiple co-defendants involved in a high-volume drug trafficking operation located in a southwest Georgia city were sentenced to federal prison for their crimes this week.
Former Bookkeeper Sentenced For Filing False Tax ReturnsAlice Sue Smith has been sentenced for stealing from her employer while working as the bookkeeper and for filing false tax returns.
Atlanta Man Sentenced For Sextorting Nine Teenage BoysMyles Frazier has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the offenses of cyberstalking, enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution, and child pornography production.
Remnants of Tropical Depression Fred Hit Metro AtlantaTropical Depression Fred pounded Georgia and Metro Atlanta with rain overnight and during the day on Tuesday.