A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a Carmel synagogue. Witnesses said the man had openly advocated Nazism among friends and co-workers and had planned a larger attack.
A federal grand jury in Indianapolis has indicted a Chinese national in connection with the massive computer hacking of health insurer Anthem Inc. in 2015 that compromised the private information of 78.8 million customers and former customers.
A former attorney in Brownsburg who prepared tax returns for clients in the Indianapolis area has pleaded guilty to trying to evade payment of his own taxes and faces as much as five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Federal authorities are still searching for a former South Bend attorney who faces several charges of mail fraud stemming from his alleged involvement in an investment scheme that exploited elderly victims.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is seeking comment on whether Magistrate Judge Craig M. McKee should be recommended for reappointment. The current term for McKee, who works in the Terre Haute Division, expires August 22, 2019.
James Patrick “J.P.” Hanlon was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana by the U.S. Senate Thursday evening in a voice vote. The partner at Faegre Baker Daniels was nominated by President Donald Trump and will fill the vacancy created when Judge William Lawrence took senior status in July.