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LOS ANGELES – A San Fernando Valley man who was president of the City of Los Angeles’ Board of Neighborhood Commissioners was sentenced this afternoon to 84 months in federal prison for distributing child pornography. Albert Noah Abrams, 64, of Tarzana, was sentenced by United States District Judge R. Gary Klausner. At the conclusion of Read More »
HOUSTON – Yolanda Monreal has been charged in a 20-count indictment alleging she willfully aided and assisted in the preparation and presentation of false U.S. Individual Income Tax Returns, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. The indictment was returned moment ago. Monreal is expected to surrender to federal authorities tomorrow morning and make an Read More »
In April 2010, a burglar alarm installer from the Castaic-Santa Clarita-Frazier Park area named John Ronald Bagley, who likes to call himself John Wayne Bagley, stole and swindled me out of $1200.00. What was supposed to be a 7 day quick loan, to help John Bagley finish an alarm installation for his unlicensed alarm installation Read More »
Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that a grand jury returned four one-count Indictments against John Robert Eddy, 29; Cloyd James Holmes, Jr., 50; Gino Christopher Marquez, 31; and Donald Meyers, 43, all of Florida, for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and mail fraud. The charge arose out of a telemarketing scam which operated in Palm Beach County, Florida
LOS ANGELES – The former mayor of the City of Rosemead, California, pleaded guilty to a one-count information in federal court this morning.
John Tran, 36, of Rosemead, pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge based on a series of payments he solicited and received from a property developer. The property developer is referred to as a cooperating informant (CI) because he later informed the FBI of Tran’s bribery scheme. Tran first approached the developer at Rosemead City Hall.
Washington -The Justice Department announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against the state of Alabama and its chief election official seeking relief to help ensure that military service members, their family members and U.S. citizens living overseas have the opportunity to participate fully in Alabama’s March 13, 2012, federal primary election. The lawsuit, Read More »
WASHINGTON – Total Fina S.A., Total Minatome Corporation, Total Exploration Production USA Inc., Fina Oil and Chemical Company, Elf Exploration Inc., Total E&P USA Inc. and their affiliates have agreed to pay the United States $15 million to resolve claims that the companies violated the False Claims Act by knowingly underpaying royalties owed on natural Read More »
U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, FBI investigation determines medically unnecessary doctor-ordered overnight stays billed to Medicare and Medicaid PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Hospital will reimburse federal health care programs approximately $2.6 million dollars and will pay the federal government approximately $2.7 million in double and triple damages for Read More »
PORTLAND, Ore. – The United States Department of Justice seeks community input concerning the investigation of the Portland Police Bureau’s (PPB) use of force policies and practices. The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon, in conjunction with the Special Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division, will conduct a town hall meeting Read More »
What will Occupy look like, and how will the movement WORK to promote the changes required to bring the essential balance, fairness, political justice and economic equity so many of the world’s people are seeking? The following is a micro-caustic case study of views and actions within Occupy. From the Guardian News service in England: Read More »