Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Miami-Dade State Attorney, Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, and Troy Walker, Special Agent in Charge, Florida Department of [...]

StarKist Co. Agrees to Plead Guilty for Price Fixing

StarKist Co. Agrees to Plead Guilty for Price Fixing

StarKist Co. has agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the United States, the Department of Justice announced today. According to a one-count felony charge filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, StarKist and its [...]

California Resident Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Defraud the United States of Over $9 Million

California Resident Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Defraud the United States of Over $9 Million

Jacqueline Ramos, aka Jackie Acosta, of Salinas, California, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of conspiring to submit false claims for income tax refunds and two counts of bank fraud, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Alex G. Tse of the Northern [...]

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina

Bourgeois shot at three young African-American men fleeing Hurricane Katrina in 2005 Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr., 55, of New Orleans, LA, appeared yesterday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and pleaded guilty to charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young African-American men because of their [...]

Two Former Deutsche Bank Traders Convicted for Role in Scheme to Manipulate a Critical Global Benchmark Interest Rate

Two Former Deutsche Bank Traders Convicted for Role in Scheme to Manipulate a Critical Global Benchmark Interest Rate

A former supervisor of Deutsche Bank’s Pool Trading Desk and a former derivatives trader were convicted today in New York for their participation in a scheme to manipulate the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), a critical global benchmark tied to trillions of dollars in derivatives, loans, mortgages, and other financial products.     Assistant Attorney General [...]

Former State Street Executive Sentenced for Scheme to Defraud Clients through Secret Trading Commissions

Former State Street Executive Sentenced for Scheme to Defraud Clients through Secret Trading Commissions

A former executive vice president of State Street Corporation was sentenced today in federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, in connection with engaging in a scheme to defraud at least six of the bank’s clients through secret commissions applied to billions of dollars of securities trades.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s [...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks to the Heritage Foundation on Judicial Encroachment

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks to the Heritage Foundation on Judicial Encroachment

Remarks as prepared for delivery Thank you, Attorney General Meese for that generous introduction.  It means a lot to me, especially coming from you. I have said it before, and I will say it again: Ed Meese is one of the greatest Attorneys General in American history.  You had a transformational influence on law enforcement in [...]

Indal Technologies Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Indal Technologies Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice announced today that Indal Technologies Inc. (Indal) has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly sold defective helicopter landing systems designed for U.S. Navy destroyers.  Indal, of Ontario, Canada, is a division within Curtiss-Wright Corporation of Charlotte, North Carolina. Since the 1970s, Indal has produced the Recovery, [...]

Health Care CEO Pleads Guilty to $150 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving Harmful Injections and Unnecessary Prescription of Millions of Opioids

Health Care CEO Pleads Guilty to $150 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Involving Harmful Injections and Unnecessary Prescription of Millions of Opioids

A health care CEO pleaded guilty today to a superseding indictment as part of an investigation into a $300 million health care fraud scheme that involved the distribution of over 6.6 million dosage units of controlled substances and the administration of medically unnecessary injections that resulted in patient harm.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Assistant Attorney [...]

Ohio Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

Ohio Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

A Germantown, Ohio businessman who controlled the operation of an anti-aging skincare business in Dayton, Ohio was sentenced to 33 months in prison today following his November 2017 conviction by a federal jury on seven counts of filing false corporate, individual, and private foundation tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman [...]