Category Archives: crime

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia’s political career had nowhere to go but up. Bright and dynamic, Correia charmed voters by portraying himself as a successful entrepreneur who could revive the struggling old mill city. Prosecutors say in reality he was a fraud and a thief. MORE

Rhode Island man pleads guilty to ID theft, drug charges

Rhode Island man pleads guilty to ID theft, drug charges

A Rhode Island man who pleaded guilty to drug charges, and stealing someone’s identity by using their Social Security number to get Medicaid benefits and a driver’s license, faces up to 57 years in prison, federal prosecutors said. MORE

Massachusetts man pleads guilty to running steroid ring

Massachusetts man pleads guilty to running steroid ring

A Massachusetts man who authorities say imported large quantities of raw steroids that were then processed and packaged for redistribution throughout the U.S. pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple charges that could send him to prison for 40 years, federal prosecutors said.MORE

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