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Courts

  • Former St. Gabriel bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement

      LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge James D. Moyer, to embezzling $83,191 in funds from the Louisville parish by means of wire fraud announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Warren couple convicted for burning store

     BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A Warren County, Kentucky woman was convicted of maliciously damaging and destroying, and attempting to damage and destroy, by means of fire, the Dollar General Store, and the personal property, located in Hart County, Kentucky, by a federal jury in Bowling Green today following a week-long trial, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Felon arrested for multiple restaurant robberies

     LOUISVILLE - David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky,  announced the sentencing today of a Louisville felon charged with robbing three Jefferson County restaurants.

    The federal prosecution stemmed from “Project Recoil,” the on-going partnership of multiple Jefferson County, Kentucky law enforcement agencies, created by U.S. Attorney Hale to maximize penalties for the most violent offenders and to reduce violent crime in our community.

  • Mississippi man sentenced for attempted U of L Athletics extortion

     A Jackson, Mississippi, man was sentenced to 24 months in prison by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr,  in United States District Court Monday, November 3, 2014,  following his conviction for the attempted online extortion of the University of Louisville Athletic Association, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Chiropractor, assistant, charged with health care fraud

     LOUISVILLE - A Louisville chiropractor and his office assistant were charged by federal grand jury today with health care fraud, conspiracy to commit health care fraud, mail fraud, identity theft and obstruction of a criminal investigation for their roles in billing private insurance companies and government health care agencies with services that were never performed, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Man sentenced 15 years for producing child porn

     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior United States District Court Judge Charles R. Simpson III, sentenced Craig Ian Elliott, age 47, to 15 years in prison followed by 20 years of Supervised Release for violating federal child pornography laws, namely, the production of child pornography, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • MW contractor indicted by AG in Grayson County

     FRANKFORT - Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Consumer Protection announced that a contractor accused of failing to complete construction work for a Grayson County resident, despite being paid to do so, has been indicted on one count of theft by deception over $500, a class D felony.

    A Grayson County grand jury returned the indictment on 42-year-old Kevin Carter, of Mount Washington on Monday.

    Carter was the owner of Carter Home Improvements.

  • Former glass company president sentenced for fraud at Ft. Knox HS

     LOUISVILLE – The former president of Central Kentucky Glass Company, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, was sentenced to 27 months in prison by Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell on Friday, October 3, 2014, after pleading guilty to a single count of wire fraud in connection with a multi-million dollar contract at Fort Knox High School, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Former lending company owner charged with bank fraud

     The former owner of an Orange County, California mortgage lending company was charged by federal grand jury in Louisville, with devising a scheme to defraud and to obtain moneys owned or under the custody and control of National City Bank and PNC Bank, financial institutions, of $12,000,000 by submitting fraudulent funding requests for nonexistent mortgage loans announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

  • Church bookkeeper charged with embezzling funds

     LOUISVILLE - The former bookkeeper at Saint Gabriel the Archangel Church and School was charged today, by federal grand jury, with embezzling $83,191 in funds from the Louisville parish by means of wire fraud announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.