January 26, 2021

US: Former KC exec embezzled millions and bought a Caribbean beach house [In Cayman Islands]. He’s going to prison

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BY MAX LONDBERG From The Kansas City Star A former executive with a Kansas City company was sentenced to prison Friday for embezzling about $6.5 million from his former employer. Douglas Lee Ferrell, 34, will serve five years in federal prison without parole, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri. […]

ICE, Caribbean Corridor Strike Force partners seize $60 million worth of cocaine, marijuana

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – During a period of one week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), working jointly with the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), seized $60 million worth of drugs and arrested nine individuals for drug trafficking. From Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, HSI special agents and its CCSF […]

Former US big law partner charged for airplane assault

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By Lizzy McLellan, From The Legal Intelligencer A one-time partner at a national law firm is facing a federal misdemeanor charge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania over an allegation that she assaulted another person during a flight that was forced to divert to Philadelphia. The U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania charged attorney […]

Caribbean corridor strike force brings down drug and money trafficking ring

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From FEDAGENT This week (April1) the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF) announced the dismantling of a drug trafficking organization responsible for the importation of multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine into Puerto Rico and transportation of drug money between Puerto Rico-Culebra-St. Thomas. U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez made the announcement, which […]