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Two Colombian Businessmen Charged With Money Laundering in Connection With Venezuela Bribery Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 25, 2019 Two Colombian businessmen were charged in an indictment returned today for their alleged roles in laundering the proceeds of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with a scheme to pay bribes to take advantage of Venezuela’s government-controlled […]

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Minnesota Couple Pleads Guilty for Long-Running Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 25, 2019 Minnesota Couple Pleads Guilty for Long-Running Fraud Scheme Real Estate Company Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy Detloff Marketing and Asset Management Inc. (Detloff Marketing), a real estate company based in Hopkins, Minnesota; its owner, Jeffery J. Detloff; and its accountant, Lori […]

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Former Precious Metals Trader Pleads Guilty to Attempted Commodities Price Manipulation

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 25, 2019 A former precious metals trader at the New York offices of a U.S. bank and a Canadian bank pleaded guilty today to attempted price manipulation of precious metals futures contracts, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s […]

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William Barr orders first federal executions in nearly two decades

The federal government will resume executing death row inmates after nearly two decades without doing so, the Department of Justice announced. — Read on www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/07/25/william-barr-orders-first-federal-executions-in-nearly-two-decades.html

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Lawmaker says she is under siege for seeking Epstein probe | Miami Herald

Sen. Lauren Book pushed Gov. Ron DeSantis to have the state investigate Palm Beach Sheriff Ric Bradshaw over his handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s work release. Now she says she is under severe pressure to back off. — Read on amp.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article233102457.html

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Ohio Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Asbestos-Related Offense

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 24, 2019 John Riazzi of Dayton, Ohio, pleaded guilty in federal court today to a felony charge stemming from the illegal removal of asbestos-containing roofing material from a building located in downtown Dayton (known as the “Steam Plant”). According to court documents and […]

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Former Candidate for U.S. House of Representatives Sentenced After Conviction for Fraud and Campaign Finance Violation

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 24, 2019 A former candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives was sentenced today after pleading guilty to wire fraud and willfully violating the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) by operating fraudulent and unregistered political action committees. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski […]

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Two Grundy County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Officers Charged With Federal Civil Rights Offenses

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Chief Deputy Anthony “Tony” Bean, 59, and Sergeant Anthony “T.J.” Bean, 29, of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office were indicted today by a federal grand jury in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for using excessive force against arrestees, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband […]

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Two Mississippi Men Plead Guilty in Odometer Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Two Long Beach, Mississippi, men pleaded guilty today for their roles in a long-running odometer tampering scheme, the Department of Justice announced. Oscar M. Baine, 41, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to alter odometers and one count of odometer […]

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Sanders White House Campaign Hit with Federal Labor Complaint

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) 2020 presidential campaign has been hit with an unfair labor practice complaint alleging illegal employee interrogation and retaliation against staffers. — Read on news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/sanders-white-house-campaign-hit-with-federal-labor-complaint

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Coalition Letter on the USMCA | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS:On behalf of the undersigned business and agriculture organizations and chambers of commerce from across the United States, we are writing to urge you to s… — Read on www.uschamber.com/letters-congress/coalition-letter-the-usmca

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Jury Convicts Flynn Intel Group Founder of Conspiring to Act as an Undisclosed Agent of Turkey

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 23, 2019 After three hours of deliberations a federal jury convicted a California man today on charges of conspiring to act as an agent of a foreign government, conspiring to make false statements and willful omissions in a FARA filing, and acting as […]

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Justice Department Reviewing the Practices of Market-Leading Online Platforms

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Review Focuses on Practices that Create or Maintain Structural Impediments to Greater Competition and User Benefits The Department of Justice announced today that the Department’s Antitrust Division is reviewing whether and how market-leading online platforms have achieved market power and are […]

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Quad/Graphics and LSC Communications Abandon Merger After Antitrust Division’s Suit to Block

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Decision to Terminate Deal Preserves Competition in Magazine, Catalog, and Book Printing Markets The Department of Justice announced today that Quad/Graphics Inc. and LSC Communications Inc. have abandoned their planned merger.  The Department filed suit on June 20, 2019, to block […]

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Four Chinese Nationals and Chinese Company Indicted for Conspiracy to Defraud the United States and Evade Sanctions

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 23, 2019 A federal grand jury has charged four Chinese nationals and a Chinese company with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), conspiracy to violate IEEPA and defraud the United States; conspiracy to violate, evade and avoid restrictions imposed under the Weapons of Mass Destruction […]

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Michigan Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Steal From an Organization Receiving Federal Funds

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 22, 2019 A Palm Beach County, Florida, resident pleaded guilty today in Flint, Michigan, to conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. In May 2018, John Capella […]

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Member of Violent TTG Gang Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 22, 2019 Gang Operated in the Sandtown Neighborhood of West Baltimore U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Timothy Floyd, aka Tim Rod, 28, of Baltimore, to serve 30 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to […]

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North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 22, 2019 A Raleigh, North Carolina, resident pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to defraud the United States announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert J. Higdon Jr. for the Eastern District […]