A Delaware trucker described as an architect of the conspiracy to kidnap Michigan’s governor was sentenced Wednesday to more than 19 years in prison — the longest term yet given to anyone convicted in the plot.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed convictions and sentences in a wide-ranging challenge to a drug conspiracy case, affirming against the 10 defendants in all instances except one sentencing challenge. That one reversal prompted a dissent.
Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud Tuesday for helping executives dodge taxes on extravagant perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars.
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
As an angry mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, ready to smash through windows and beat police officers, Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes extolled them as patriots and harkened back to the battle that kicked off the American Revolutionary War.
Federal prosecutors rested their case Thursday against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates charged in the U.S. Capitol attack after presenting nearly five weeks of testimony, videos and text messages.
Despite nearly 900 arrests and hundreds of convictions following the Jan. 6 riot, Stewart Rhodes and four Oath Keeper associates are the first to stand trial on the rare and difficult-to-prove charge of seditious conspiracy. Jury selection begins Tuesday.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated and remanded a drug dealer’s conviction of conspiracy as well as his sentences after concluding a district court failed to clear up any confusion regarding his guilty plea.
The former top leader of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group and other members were charged with seditious conspiracy for what federal prosecutors say was a coordinated attack on the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory.
An Elkhart man whose murder conviction was overturned two years ago after he spent nearly 17 years in prison is now suing Elkhart County law enforcement officials who he claims conspired to exploit his mental disability and coerce a false confession.
The former customer service manager at the New Augusta Post Office branch on the northwest side of Indianapolis is facing federal criminal charges in connection with the theft of $1.7 million in checks from the branch over a 13-month period that ended in mid-2021.
An Indianapolis man pleaded guilty Tuesday to running a real estate fraud scheme that defrauded investors of millions of dollars.
An eastern Indiana man faces a preliminary charge of conspiracy to commit murder after admitting to poisoning his wife, authorities said.
Indiana Supreme Court justices have affirmed a woman’s life sentence for her role in the murder of a family member, finding sufficient evidence to support her sentences and convictions.
An eastern Indiana man has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for his role in a failed plot that aimed to kill a police informant.
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced former financial executive Kerri Agee, 46, of Noblesville to five years and eight months in prison for her role in a 13-year fraud scheme at the financial services firm she once owned.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed an Indianapolis man’s sentence for his involvement in a massive methamphetamine drug ring that involved dozens of firearms and multiple illicit substances.
Three people have been indicted in a multistate conspiracy involving the forced labor of Mexican agricultural immigrants, federal authorities announced Wednesday.
7th Circuit reverses conspiracy convictions for trustee’s administrative assistant in official misconduct case
The administrative assistant to the former Calumet Township Trustee who pled guilty to federal charges has had her own convictions related to wire fraud reversed after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals found she should have been granted a mistrial on Fourth Amendment grounds.