Category: South Carolina District

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Charges for Defrauding the North and South Carolina Medicaid Programs | USAO-SC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Markuetric Stringfellow, 37, of Powder Springs, Georgia, appeared in court today and pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges filed in the U.S. District Courts in North and…

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Blythewood Man Arrested and Charged with Nine Counts of Human Trafficking and Three Counts of Narcotics Violations | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Brian Leroy Watson, Jr., a/k/a “B,” a/k/a “Lil B,” 48, of Blythewood, was arrested on a…

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South Carolina Couple Pleaded Guilty to Scheme Involving Conspiracy and False Statements to Illegally Obtain a U.S. Passport | USAO-SC

WASHINGTON – A Huger, South Carolina couple pleaded guilty today in South Carolina before the U.S. District Judge Brucie H. Hendricks in the District of South Carolina to charges stemming…

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Lexington Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison on Firearm and Methamphetamine Charges | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that John Francis Donohue, 40, of Lexington, was sentenced to ten years in federal prison after pleading…

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Extradited Jamaican National Sentenced in Federal Court for Telemarketing Fraud Targeting Elderly Victims | USAO-SC

Florence, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. announced today that Antonio Thelwell, 30, was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty…

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Thirteen Sentenced in Multi-State Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy to 145 Combined Years in Federal Prison | USAO-SC

Greenville, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. announced today that Fernando Lara, 45, of Marietta, Georgia, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison, marking the…

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Dumpster Company Employee Sentenced to More than Four Years for Embezzling over $1M Through Shell Company Fraud Scheme | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina (USDOJ.Today) United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. announced today that William Tye Grisel, 40, former IT manager of South Carolina-based company Big Red Box, a national…

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United States Attorney’s Office Announced $500,000 Award to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking in South Carolina | USAO-SC

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — U.S. Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr. announced today that the State of South Carolina received $500,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs and…

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New Jersey Man Sentenced for Holly Hill Arson | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina —- United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Marvin Leroy Smith-Capers, Jr., age 38, of Newark, New Jersey, was sentenced to 92 months in…

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Lexington Man Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison on Firearms Charge | USAO-SC

Columbia, South Carolina — United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced today that Demarcus Deon Booker, 34, of Lexington, was sentenced to six years in federal prison after pleading…

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