Category: Indiana – Southern District

Central Indiana Man Faces Federal Fraud Charges | USAO-SDIN

Indianapolis – Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Childress announced today that George S. Blankenbaker Jr., 56, of Westfield, Indiana, was charged in federal court for two counts of wire fraud…

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Columbus Area Drug Trafficking Organization Disrupted | USAO-SDIN

Indianapolis – Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Childress announced today that an extensive drug trafficking organization that was responsible for selling large quantities of illegal drugs in the Columbus area…

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Former Police Chief Indicted in Machine Gun Scheme | USAO-SDIN

Indianapolis – Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Childress announced today that Dorian LaCourse, 65, of Milford, Ohio, was indicted by a federal grand jury for his role in a scheme…

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Former Evansville Plastics Company Executives Sentenced for Securities Fraud Scheme | USAO-SDIN

EVANSVILLE – Acting U.S. Attorney John E. Childress announced today that Kevin Kuhnash, 59, of Ohio, and Jason Jimerson, 46, of Alabama, were sentenced to federal prison by U.S. District…

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Five Face Federal Charges for Alleged Nationwide Elder Fraud Scam | USAO-SDIN

Indianapolis – Acting United States Attorney John E. Childress announced federal charges and arrests of five individuals for their roles in a nationwide elder fraud conspiracy.  According to the criminal…

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Former Evansville Mental Health Counselor Sentenced | USAO-SDIN

Evansville – Acting U.S. Attorney John Childress announced today that Barbara B. Witte, 74, of Evansville, Indiana, was convicted of felony health care fraud and sentenced to two years of…

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Former CPA Sentenced to 24 months for Cheating on His Income Taxes | USAO-SDIN

Evansville – Acting United States Attorney John E. Childress announced today that Mark A. Harmon, 64, of Evansville, Indiana, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison by U.S. District…

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Former Echo Housing Corporation Executive Director Sentenced on Three Counts of Theft | USAO-SDIN

Evansville – Acting United States Attorney John Childress announced today that Stephanie TenBarge, 73, of Evansville, Indiana, was sentenced to two years’ probation by U.S. District Judge Richard Young. TenBarge…

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Child Predator and Cyberterrorist, Buster Hernandez, aka “BrianKil,” is Sentenced to 75 years in Federal Prison | USAO-SDIN

Indianapolis – Acting U.S. Attorney John Childress announced today that Buster Hernandez, 29, of Bakersfield, California, was sentenced to 75 years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton…

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Convicted felon sentenced to over nineteen years for selling meth | USAO-SDIN

Indianapolis – Acting United States Attorney John E. Childress announced today that Leon Perry Jr., 37, of Indianapolis, was sentenced to 235 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge…

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