Appraising collectibles and filing the correct tax forms can be a tricky business, as convicted tax cheat Sulayman Jarra well knows.
Child-porn producer pleads guilty
Sure, Joseph Montross is a sick individual -- he not only enjoys child pornography, he produces it, and being a sick individual is pretty much a prerequisite for that. But, luckily for the rest of society, Montross is also inutterably stupid.Or maybe we're judging him too harshly.Let's say you're ... More >>
Back in July we told you about a Saudi national who had been arrested for lying on a visa application; his lie was that he told authorities he would be bringing in a woman to work for him around the house eight hours a day for $1,300 a month.Instead the feds say, he worked her for 14 hours a day, ... More >>
Indicted for conspiring to commit marriage fraud? The feds are going after gold-diggers these days?The US Attorney's office has indeed announced the indictment of two people for "conspiring to commit marriage fraud," but it's got nothing to do with "Of course I'm not marrying you for your fortune, h ... More >>
A teacher and a volunteer at a children's theater were among the four child-porn indictments announced today by the US Attorney's office.Among the highlights from the lowlifes:Fernando Gonzalez, a teacher at North Shore High in the Galena Park school district, gets no marks for subtlety or brains: " ... More >>
Steal a single $100 gift card, face five years in a federal prison and a $250,000 fine. Who says we're coddling criminals? Regina Cochran, 46, faces that penalty when she gets sentenced December 17 for the theft of a Wal-Mart gift card. (She lives in Alvin; Wal-Mart's big there.) Why so harsh? Coc ... More >>