Physicians and staff who were arrested and charged after Indiana and federal law enforcement officials claimed their medical practice was a pill mill are headed to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals as they push forward with a civil lawsuit claiming their prosecution was built on allegations the government knew were false.
The former financial coordinator of a charitable foundation operated by Carmel-based women’s fraternity Zeta Tau Alpha has been charged in federal court with eight counts of wire fraud, accused of embezzling about $450,000 from the organization.
ATF and local law enforcement agents shut down an Indianapolis gun dealer accused of being operated by a felon banned from possessing or selling firearms. Authorities seized about 390 firearms Tuesday after the dealer’s operator was previously charged with violating federal firearms law.
A Rush County law enforcement official who works with the sheriff’s department and Rushville Fire Department has been charged with sex crimes against children.
A former Brownsburg attorney who pleaded guilty to tax evasion earlier this year will spend 2½ years in prison and owes more than $2.4 million to the Internal Revenue Service.
According to data released by the United States Courts, wiretapping in federal and state courts was down by a combined 23 percent in 2018 compared to 2017. Likewise in Indiana, federal and state courts authorized 75 wiretaps in 2017, but only 46 in 2018, according to the data. Experts say staffing and law enforcement resources, as well as the cyclical ebb and flow of complex surveillance work account for the decline.
The former president of the Indianapolis Education Association, the union that represents the teachers of Indianapolis Public Schools, has pleaded guilty to embezzling $100,000 from the union, U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler announced Monday.
A Muncie city official and a local contractor have been indicted on federal charges that are the latest to come out of a probe of public corruption in the Delaware County city.
FBI agents have searched municipal offices in Muncie as part of a multi-year investigation into city government in the Delaware County community.
A federal grand jury has indicted two Fishers brothers for allegedly attempting to provide guns and other support to the Islamic State.
Muncie-based First Merchants Bank has settled a federal lawsuit, following U.S. Department of Justice allegations that the bank engaged in lending discrimination by redlining predominantly African-American neighborhoods in Indianapolis.
Authorities say a southern Indiana man has been arrested in connection with the fentanyl-based overdose death of a 22-year-old woman.
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.
The former owner and CEO of Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals in Noblesville has been found guilty of manufacturing and selling drugs that were as much as 25 times more potent than they should have been.
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.
A former Carmel swim coach has been sentenced to 16 years and eight months in federal prison for sexually exploiting one of the girls he coached.
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.