It's been a while since we've heard from or thought about Anna Fermanova, the so-called "sexy Russian spy" from Plano who said she wasn't (well, at least the spy part) but nevertheless pleaded guilty in January to a single count of violating the U.S. Arms Export Control Act. Today, though, there' ... More >>
This just in from the U.S. Attorney's Office: A 29-year-old man from Plano, Edward Louis Molz III, pleaded guilty in Dallas federal court this morning to a single count of wire fraud, for which he faces up 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. On top of that, he could have to pay back the more ... More >>
This just in from the U.S. Attorney General's Office: From the summer of '05 till December '08, five locals were running out of three Northwest Dallas houses an "elaborate marijuana growing operation" that was eventually busted up by the Drug Enforcement Agency. They had three houses -- one each ... More >>
Eleanor Mowery Sheets and husband NickyAgain, this is Candy Evans's beat -- why, just today she noted over on D's DallasDirt that the former manse of Eleanor and Nicky Sheets is selling at half off the original asking price after it failed to move at an IRS auction in February. Nevertheless, this ... More >>
There's magic in these hits hot off the charts, all charged with original star power -- pure power! New, from K-Tel and the U.S. Attorney's Office, this hit parade of local tax preparers, investment advisers and other no-filing nogoodniks currently serving five to Top 10! The original hits of '09 ... More >>
The novella-like media release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, which just landed in our in-box, explains the case of Matthew Weigman, also known as the "Li'l Hacker." He's a blind 18-year-old "phreak" from East Boston who became infamous last year for his "quick telephone con jobs," as Wired put it ... More >>
Deep Ellum developer Lou Reese bilked a savings and loan, bled his creditors, and walked away from federal prision a rich man. Bragging about it was is one big mistake.