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U.S. Attorney Louis Franklin Announces Retirement

Photo from U.S. Department of Justice, Middle District of Alabama The U.S. attorney who prosecuted former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman on corruption charges in retiring. Louis Franklin announced today he’s stepping aside after 30 years of public service. Franklin first joined the U.S. attorney’s office for the Middle District of Alabama in 1990. He returned after a two-year stint in…

Federal Government Stepping In to Help Selma Fight Crime and Gangs

The U.S. Justice Department is stepping in to help fight violent crime and gangs in Selma. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, Richard W. Moore, will be in Selma tomorrow to announce a $1 million emergency  grant from the U.S. Dept. of Justice to help local law enforcement. Local law enforcement and city leaders will be present…

Millbrook Child Pornographer faces up to 90 Years in Prison

Was seen abusing minor in widely viewed Facebook video.

From the U.S. Attorney’e office: “MILLBROOK MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO PRODUCTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY MONTGOMERY, AL – Germaine Moore, 45, of Millbrook, Alabama, pled guilty today to three counts of production of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Moore pled guilty in federal court in Tuscaloosa, Alabama before visiting United States District Judge L. Scott Coogler…

Alabama U.S. Attorney George Beck Resigns After Six Years of Service

United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr., of Wetumpka, Alabama, has announced his resignation effective midnight March 10, 2017. After his resignation, he plans on joining the private law firm Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles, and Nelson, and will continue to represent clients in the Montgomery River Region area. During his tenure as United States Attorney, he concentrated on jailing violent…

Two Alabama Women Arrested in Connection to Medicaid Fraud

U.S. Attorney George L. Beck Jr., Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange, United States Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, announced today an unprecedented nationwide sweep led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force in 36 federal districts, resulting in criminal and civil charges against 301 individuals, including 61 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals,…