Category: Crime News

Justice Department Opens Application Period for Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

The Justice Department today announced the opening of the application period for federally recognized Tribes and intertribal consortia to participate in the Tribal Access Program
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Sikorsky Support Services Inc. and Derco Aerospace Inc. Agree to Pay $70M to Settle False Claims Act Allegations of Improper Markups on Spare Parts for Navy Trainer Aircraft

Sikorsky Support Services Inc. (SSSI), a Delaware corporation headquartered in Stratford, Connecticut, and Derco Aerospace Inc. (Derco), a Wisconsin corporation headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have
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Doctor Convicted of Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances

A federal jury convicted a Maine doctor today for unlawfully distributing controlled substances, including oxycodone, hydromorphone, and fentanyl.
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Chairman of Publicly Traded Health Care Company Convicted of Insider Trading

A federal jury in Los Angeles convicted the former CEO, executive chairman, and chairman of the board of directors of Ontrak Inc., a publicly traded
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Florida Fisherman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

A Florida man pleaded guilty to evading taxes on income he earned from commercial fishing in Massachusetts.
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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision in United States v. Rahimi

The Justice Department issued the following statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Rahimi:
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Justice Department Secures Agreement from Ohio Landlords to Resolve Claims of Sexual Harassment Against Female Tenants

The Justice Department announced today that Joseph Pedaline and YLP LLC, who owned and managed residential rental properties in Youngstown, Ohio, have agreed to pay
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Justice Department Secures Agreement with Worldwide Staffing Agency to Resolve Claims of Hiring Discrimination in the United States

The Justice Department announced today that it has secured a settlement agreement with eTeam Inc. (eTeam), an online staffing agency that provides services to companies
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Justice Department Sues Five Individuals for Violation of Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act

The Justice Department filed a civil federal lawsuit today in the Middle District of Florida against five people for violating the Freedom of Access to
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Former Kentucky Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced for Abusing Arrestees

A former Kentucky sheriff’s deputy was sentenced today to 110 months in prison for violating the constitutional rights of multiple people he arrested during his
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Justice Department Secures Agreement with Florida State Attorney’s Office to Resolve Allegations of Discrimination Against Hispanic Defendants

The Justice Department announced today that it has secured an agreement with the Florida State Attorney’s Office for the Second Judicial Circuit (SAO) resolving allegations
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Mexico-Based Drug Cartel Leaders Indicted and Sanctioned

Rodolfo Maldonado-Bustos, also known as Don Jose, and Euclides Camacho-Goicochea, also known as El Quilles, who occupy leadership roles in the La Nueva Familia Michoacana
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Five Men Convicted for Operating Major Illegal Streaming Service

A federal jury in Las Vegas convicted five men this week for their roles in running one of the largest unauthorized streaming services in the
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Former Colorado Resident Sentenced to Life in Prison for Federal Hate Crimes and Firearm Offenses Related to Mass Shooting at Club Q

Anderson Lee Aldrich, 24, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was sentenced to 55 concurrent life sentences to run consecutive to 190 years in prison after
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Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking and Making Antisemitic Threats Targeting Synagogues and Jewish-Owned Businesses

Donavon Parish, 29, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, pleaded guilty today to one count of cyberstalking and five counts of abuse and harassment using a telecommunications device.
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Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks Announcing Former Colorado Resident Sentenced to Life in Prison for Federal Hate Crimes and Firearm Offenses Related to Mass Shooting at Club Q

Good afternoon. My name is Kristen Clarke, and I am the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department. I’m joined
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South Carolina Man Sentenced to Over 30 Years for Sex Trafficking

Aaron T. Simmons, 26, of Greenville, South Carolina, was sentenced today to 365 months in prison and a lifetime of supervised release after he pleaded
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MS-13 Members and Associates Sentenced for Racketeering and Narcotics Conspiracies and Four Murders

The last defendant of the six La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members who were convicted at two separate federal trials was sentenced today. The six
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Justice Department Files Statements of Interest in Two Voting Access Lawsuits

The Justice Department today announced that it has filed statements of interest in federal courts in Ohio and Alabama to promote the correct and uniform
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Justice Department Finds Alaska Discriminates Against Voters with Disabilities

The Justice Department announced today its findings that Alaska violated Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to provide an accessible
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Court Orders Colorado e-Cigarette Maker to Stop Selling Unauthorized Vaping Products

A federal court on June 11 enjoined a Colorado company and its owner from manufacturing, distributing or selling unauthorized vaping products.
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Federal Indictment Alleges Alliance Between Sinaloa Cartel and Money Launderers Linked to Chinese Underground Banking

The Justice Department today announced a 10-count superseding indictment charging Los Angeles-based associates of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel with conspiring with money-laundering groups linked to
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Justice Department Finds That Utah Violates Federal Civil Rights Law by Segregating People with Disabilities

The Justice Department announced today its findings that Utah is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by unnecessarily segregating youth and adults with intellectual
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Multiple Alabama Individuals Charged for Sex Trafficking and Related Offenses

A federal judge in the Middle District of Alabama unsealed an eight-count indictment today charging five individuals with sex trafficking and related offenses. 
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Justice Department Finds State of Missouri Unnecessarily Institutionalizes Adults with Mental Health Disabilities in Skilled Nursing Facilities in Violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Improperly Relies on Guardianship

The Justice Department announced today its findings that the State of Missouri violated Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by unnecessarily institutionalizing
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Consulting Companies to Pay $11.3M for Failing to Comply with Cybersecurity Requirements in Federally Funded Contract

Guidehouse Inc., headquartered in McLean, Virginia, has paid $7,600,000 and Nan McKay and Associates (Nan McKay), headquartered in El Cajon, California, has paid $3,700,000 to
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Justice Department Secures Agreements with Texas Counties to Ensure Election Website Accessibility for People with Disabilities

The Justice Department announced today that the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas secured
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Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco Delivers Remarks at the DOJ Pride 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Ceremony

Thank you, David, for that generous introduction.

And thank you to all the Department employees, past and present, who make up DOJ Pride.

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