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Courts

  • Shepherdsville man indicted for allegedly soliciting sex from children

     FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit today announced the arrest and indictment of a 57-year-old Shepherdsville man for allegedly soliciting sex from children. 

    Beshear’s office arrested John Marvin Nix March 5 from his home in Shepherdsville on a 15-count indictment issued by Franklin Circuit Court Feb. 27. 

  • California service to pay $11 million for false claims allegations

    LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, acting on behalf of the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, the TRICARE Program, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB) today announced a $10,635,615.90 settlement with Natera, Inc., to resolve claims that Natera improperly billed federal healthcare programs for Natera’s non-invasive prenatal test known as Panorama®. Natera has also agreed to pay an additional $756,183 to a number of state Medicaid programs.

  • Simpson Co. resident gets 20 years for Molotov cocktails

     BOWLING GREEN – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman, announced the sentencing, of a Simpson County, Kentucky resident, in United States District Court yesterday, by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers, to twenty years in prison, without the possibility of parole, for making and possessing illegal firearms, commonly known as Molotov cocktails.

  • Three charged in multiple Family Dollar robberies

     LOUISVILLE – Three Louisville men were charged by grand jury indictment today, with multiple counts of robbery and Hobbs Act robbery of commercial businesses for their alleged roles in robberies at Family Dollar Stores and a Dollar general Store, located in West Louisville, Shively and Portland neighborhoods, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

  • BC student indicted for threatening note

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A Bullitt Central student who left a threatening note in a restroom has been indicted.

  • Financial planner charged in nationwide elder fraud sweep

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced today the grand jury indictment this week, of a Louisville financial advisor, charged with multiple counts of investment advisor fraud, money laundering, aggravated identity theft, and wire fraud. Today’s announcement is part of the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history.

  • Owensboro man faces additional charges for unregistered weapons

     BOWLING GREEN – An Owensboro, Kentucky man was charged in a superseding indictment this week, by a grand jury meeting in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with possessing unregistered machine guns announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman.

    Glen Allan Aley, 45, was charged with 19 counts of possessing multiple types of firearms, including machine guns, short-barreled shotguns, short-barreled rifles, and silencers, that were not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.

  • Two face multiple charges including wire fraud, bribery

     LOUISVILLE – United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced the Grand Jury Indictment, unsealed today, charging the founder and former employee of Bluegrass Training and Therapy Center, with devising a scheme to defraud the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice and the federal government, and associated bribery charges.

  • Louisville business owner sentenced for food stamp fraud

      LOUISVILLE – The former owner of a Louisville specialty food store was sentenced today in United States District Court, by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, to 33 months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $545,000 restitution for committing Food Stamp fraud, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. There is no parole in the federal system.

  • Former employee charged with theft of over $824,000

     BROOKS -- A former employee has been charged with taking over $800,000 from a plumbing company.

    Candi Ann Fluhr, 41, of Louisville, is currently out on a $200,000 bond after being charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument.

    Det. Scotty McGaha of the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case which alleges that Fluhr took over $824,000 from Meyer Plumbing in Brooks.

    A hearing was set for her bond last Thursday but it was postponed for a week at the request of her attorney, Mark Gaston.