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Attorney General Holder Appoints Eight New U.S. Attorneys to Advisory Committee

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the appointment of the following eight U.S. Attorneys to serve two-year terms on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee (AGAC): A ndré Birotte Jr., Central District of California; Thomas E. Delahanty II, District of Maine; Zachary T. Fardon, Northern District of Illinois; Wifredo A. Ferrer, Southern District of Florida; Kerry B. Harvey, Eastern District of Kentucky; Zane D. Memeger, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Tim Q. Purdon, District of North Dakota; and Sarah R. Saldaña, Northern District of Texas.“In the face of daunting staff and resource constraints,

GozNym Cyber-Criminal Network Operating out of Europe Targeting American Entities Dismantled in International Operation Network Formed by Individuals Who Advertised their Specialized Technical Skills and Services on Underground Russian-Language Online Criminal Forums

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 16, 2019 A complex transnational organized cybercrime network that used GozNym malware in an attempt to steal an estimated $100 million from unsuspecting victims in the United States and around the world has been dismantled as part of an international law enforcement operation.  GozNym infected tens of thousands of victim computers worldwide, primarily in the United States and Europe.  The operation was highlighted by the unprecedented initiation of criminal prosecutions against members of the network in four different countries as a result of cooperation between the United States, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Germany,

Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division Joins Framework on Competition Agency Procedures as Founding Member | OPA | Department of Justice

Department of Justice's Antitrust Division Joins Framework on Competition Agency Procedures as Founding Member | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/department-justices-antitrust-division-joins-framework-competition-agency-procedures-founding

DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH MULTIMILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT FRAUD

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maine FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Portland, Maine:  Two individuals were charged in an indictment filed today for their roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving purported investments in a start-up financial technology company. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank of the District of Maine, Special Agent in Charge Joseph Bonavolonta of the FBI’s Boston Field Office and Special Agent in Charge Kristina O’Connell of the IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) in Boston made the announcement. Michael A. Liberty, 58, of Windermere, Florida, and Paul E. Hess, 63,

US Treasury To Accuse Vietnam Of Manipulating Its Dong | Zero Hedge

Steve Mnuchin is about to rain down the wrath of the US Treasury on tiny Vietnam for daring to manipulate its currency, the dong. — Read on www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-09/us-treasury-expands-currency-probe-may-name-vietnam-dong-manipulator

Former Banker Extradited from Malaysia to United States to Face Charges in Multi-Billion Dollar Money Laundering and Bribery Scheme Relating to the 1MDB Fund | OPA | Department of Justice

Former Banker Extradited from Malaysia to United States to Face Charges in Multi-Billion Dollar Money Laundering and Bribery Scheme Relating to the 1MDB Fund | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/former-banker-extradited-malaysia-united-states-face-charges-multi-billion-dollar-money

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case – sources | Article [AMP] | Reuters

The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters. — Read on mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1SN0ZZ

Planned Parenthood under investigation by Justice Department over sale of fetal tissue | Fox News

The Justice Department has launched a federal investigation into Planned Parenthood’s practices and the sale of fetal tissue. — Read on www.foxnews.com/politics/planned-parenthood-under-investigation-by-justice-department-over-sale-of-fetal-tissue.amp

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty for His Role in Scheme to Defraud Medicare by Soliciting Kickback Payments for Two New Orleans-Area Physicians

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 16, 2019 A New Orleans, Louisiana, man pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to solicit the payment of illegal health care kickbacks to several individuals, including two New Orleans-area physicians, for the referring and certifying of individuals for medically unnecessary home health services.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser of the Eastern District of Louisiana, Special Agent in Charge Eric J. Rommal of the FBI’s New Orleans Field Office and Special Agent in Charge C.J. Porter of the U.S.

Baton Rouge Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulent Billing Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 17, 2019 A Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based doctor was sentenced to 37 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release today for his role in a scheme to defraud Medicare and other health care insurers.   Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Brandon J. Fremin of the Middle District of Louisiana, Special Agent in Charge C.J. Porter of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s (HHS-OIG) Dallas Field Office and Special Agent in Charge Eric J. Rommal of the FBI’s

This 13-Year-Old Died From Sepsis Caused By a Strep Infection – Health

Lilliana Schalk, a 13-year-old from Ohio, died from a strep infection that turned into sepsis. Here is how that is possible. — Read on www.health.com/condition/infectious-diseases/cheerleader-dies-sepsis-strep

Department of Justice Reaches Agreement to Resolve Americans With Disabilities Act Investigation of West Virginia’s Children’s Mental Health System

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Department of Justice Reaches Agreement to Resolve Americans With Disabilities Act Investigation of West Virginia’s Children’s Mental Health System The Department of Justice today announced that it reached an agreement with the State of West Virginia to resolve its conclusion that there is reasonable cause to believe the State violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by unnecessarily institutionalizing children with serious emotional or behavioral disorders in residential treatment facilities instead of providing them in-home and community-based mental health services. Under the agreement, West Virginia will expand and improve in-home and
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10 Palestinians killed, 30 wounded, 0 international condemnation. Why? Israel is not involved – Geller Report

10 Palestinians killed, 30 wounded, 0 international condemnation. Why? Israel is not involved - Geller Report — Read on gellerreport.com/2019/05/10-palestinians-killed-30-wounded-0-international-condemnation-why-israel-is-not-involved.html/

‘That’s Just Insane’: Australia’s Secret Deal to Take In Rwandan Guerrillas From the U.S.

‘That’s Just Insane’: Australia’s Secret Deal to Take In Rwandan Guerrillas From the U.S. — Read on www.politico.com/magazine/amp/story/2019/05/15/australia-elections-rwanda-prisoners-refugee-swap-us-226875

Muslim Students At Public School Walk Out When National Anthem Plays – School Has No Problem With It – Trump Train

Muslim Students At Public School Walk Out When National Anthem Plays – School Has No Problem With It – Trump Train — Read on trump-train.com/2019/03/05/muslim-students-at-public-school-walk-out-when-national-anthem-plays-school-has-no-problem-with-it/

Harvard Law Prof: Trump has ‘horrifying’ ‘physical and behavioral resemblances’ to Hitler | Fox News

Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe on Monday tweeted that while he didn't think President Donald Trump was "becoming" Adolf Hitler, he thought they shared "physical and behavioral resemblances." — Read on www.foxnews.com/politics/harvard-law-prof-trump-has-horrifying-physical-and-behavioral-resemblances-to-hitler.amp

Joy Reid just declared war on white people in this shockingly racist segment – Pants on Fire News

Joy Reid just declared war on white people in this shockingly racist segment – Pants on Fire News — Read on pantsonfirenews.com/joy-reid-just-declared-war-on-white-people-in-this-shockingly-racist-segment/amp/

Court Finds RM Broadcasting Must Register as a Foreign Agent | OPA | Department of Justice

Court Finds RM Broadcasting Must Register as a Foreign Agent | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on www.justice.gov/opa/pr/court-finds-rm-broadcasting-must-register-foreign-agent
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