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(US attorney Zane Memeger, in file photo by KYW's Paul Kurtz)

Federal Drug Charges Filed Against Dozens in Delco

US attorney Zane Memeger says these 41 gang members carried guns and sometimes used them in the course of their drug trade.

09/26/2014

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Bail Hearings Today For Six Police Officers Charged With Corruption

Bail hearings are scheduled for today for six Philadelphia narcotics officers charged with corruption.

08/04/2014

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Seven Charged in Philadelphia With Stealing Children’s Identities For Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury alleges identity fraud with an ugly twist, and US attorney Zane Memeger calls the allegations “truly despicable.”

06/13/2014

(Zane Memeger, the US attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania, opens a prescription drug abuse conference at Temple University.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Philadelphia, Seeking Answers for Prescription Drug Abuse in Colleges

The conference brings together academics and government drug policy officials to examine prescription drug abuse among college students.

06/11/2014

File photo. (A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  credit: CBS-3)

Ten Members of Phila. Ironworkers’ Union Charged With Racketeering, Arson

Among the alleged criminal acts was the December 2012 torching of a Quaker Meetinghouse under construction in Chestnut Hill.

02/18/2014

(Four of the "Basement of Horrors" defendants.  Phila. PD photos)

2013 IN REVIEW: Feds Take Over Phila. ‘Basement of Horrors’ Case

Alleged ringleader Linda Weston and four others are accused of keeping disabled adults and children caged in the basement of a Tacony home while stealing their benefit checks.

12/30/2013

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Man Sentenced in Philadelphia For Smuggling Night-Vision Devices Overseas

Siarei Baltutski, 41, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in shipping the devices to Belarus.

12/20/2013

(Former Philadelphia traffic court judge Willie Singletary, right, and attorney William Brennan, left, face reporters outside the US courthouse in center city.  2013 file photo by Tony Hanson)

Judges, Others Caught In Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Probe

Former and current judges of Philadelphia Traffic Court, plus judges in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties, as well as other employees associated with the court system, were named.

01/31/2013

Suspect Linda Weston.

Feds Add 2 Murder Charges In Tacony ‘Basement of Horrors’ Case

Prosecutors have announced federal charges against five people in a case in which authorities say mentally disabled adults were held in the basement of a Philadelphia home as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme.

01/23/2013

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Philadelphia Charter School Head Charged In Massive Fraud Scheme

Dorothy June Brown, the founder of three charter schools in the Philadelphia area, is named with four others in a 62-count indictment alleging they defrauded the government of $6.5 million.

07/24/2012

(US attorney Zane Memeger flanked by other federal law enforcement officials in announcing the indictment.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Feds Bust Montco Doctor, Philadelphia Pharmacist For Dealing Pills

The way US attorney Zane Memeger tells it, this was an oxycodone “triple play” in which drug dealer William Stukes lined up fake patients to go to the Montgomery County office of Dr. Norman Werther, who were then driven to a pharmacy to pick up the ill-gotten pills.

08/10/2011

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