FBI's Top 10 Stories of the Week

Saturday, November 08, 2008

1. New Orleans: Attorney Pleads Guilty and Forfeits $30 Million

James G. Perdigao pled guilty to 30 federal felony charges including a fraudulent billing scheme and agreed to forfeit $30 million.



2. Miami: Venezuelan Convicted

Franklin Duran, a Venezuelan national, was convicted on charges of illegally operating as an agent of the Venezuelan government.



3. Washington Field Office: GSA Contractor Employee Sentenced

Charles Anthony Wehausen and four subcontractors were sentenced for their roles in a kickback scheme which overcharged the U.S. government.



4. Baltimore : Pakistani Receives 9 Year Sentence

Saifullah Anjum Ranjha was sentenced for concealing terrorist financing through an informal money transfer system known as a “hawala.”


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