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U.S. Attorney John Lausch and Attorney General William P. Barr Provide Update on Operation Legend: 61 Charged in 49 Cases

213 John R. Lausch, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, joined Attorney General William P. Barr to announce an update on Operation Legend. Operation Legend is […]

Edward Soybel, convicted intentionally causing damage to protected computers
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I.T. Specialist Edward Soybel Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Hacking into Servers of Fortune 500 Industrial Supply Company

142 An information technology specialist contractor that worked for W.W. Grainger has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for hacking into the servers of the north suburban Lake County company. Edward Soybel, 35, […]

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Chicago Software Developer Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulently Obtaining Federal Grant Money from NASA and NSF

65 A Chicago software developer has been sentenced to three months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining $200,000 in grant funds from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation. Miroslav Velev, […]

Arnoldo Jimenez, FBI 10 Most Wanted homicide suspect
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Arnoldo Jimenez Named to FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives for Alleged Involvement in Murder of Wife Hours After Wedding; Burbank, Illinois Crime Scene

297 FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Chicago Field Office Jeffrey S. Sallet and Police Chief Richard Shore of the Burbank Police Department (BPD) in Illinois announced Wednesday May 8, 2019 the addition […]

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Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Bank Robberies in Northern Illinois, Including Arlington Heights Robbery at the TCF Bank/Jewel December 2017

281 A husband and wife robbery team from Crystal Lake have pleaded guilty in federal court to multiple bank robberies in Northern Illinois. Daniel Plushkis, 27, pleaded guilty today to three counts of bank robbery, […]