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Federal Court Shuts Down Palm Beach County, Florida Tax Return Preparers

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 13, 2019 A federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida, has issued an order permanently barring Jeffrey Cadet, Kersh Tax Service, LLC, and Kersha Lewis from preparing federal tax returns for others, or owning or operating a tax preparation business, the Justice Department […]

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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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Federal Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparer and Her Businesses From Preparing Tax Returns

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 The Court also Requires that the Preparer and Trinity Tax Service LLC Disgorge Over $40,000 in Ill-Gotten Gains that They Received in the Form of Tax Preparation Fees A federal court in Miami, Florida, permanently barred Georgina Gonzalez and GeorginagonzalezLLC, Ideal […]

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Michigan Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS and Steal From an Organization Receiving Federal Funds

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 15, 2019 A Boca Raton, Florida, resident pleaded guilty today in Flint, Michigan, to conspiring to impede the lawful functions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart […]

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Florida Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 9, 2019 A Florida attorney was sentenced to 60 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme to obtain payments from extortion victims to settle sham copyright infringement lawsuits by lying to […]

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Substance Abuse Treatment Center Owner Pleads Guilty to $57 Million Money Laundering Conspiracy in Connection with Hospital Pass-Through Billing Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 9, 2019 The owner of a Jacksonville, Florida-area substance abuse treatment center pleaded guilty today for his role in a $57 million money laundering conspiracy associated with a pass-through billing scheme involving laboratory testing services. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the […]

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South Florida Resident Sentenced to 30 Years for $100 Million International Fraud Scheme that Led to the Collapse of One of Puerto Rico’s Largest Banks

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 3, 2019 A Key Biscayne, Florida, resident and the former CEO and Chairman of a now-bankrupt multinational pharmaceutical company was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release yesterday for his role his role in a $100 million […]

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Two Former Venezuelan Officials Charged and Two Businessmen Plead Guilty in Connection with Venezuela Bribery Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 27, 2019 A former Venezuelan government minister and a former officer at Venezuela’s state-owned and state-controlled electricity company, Corporación Eléctrica Nacional, S.A. (Corpoelec), were charged in an indictment returned today for their alleged roles in laundering the proceeds of violations of the Foreign […]

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Florida Company Barred from Using Experimental Stem Cell Drugs on Patients

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 25, 2019 A federal court ordered a Florida company claiming to offer stem cell treatments to stop selling or providing such products to patients, the Justice Department announced today. In a complaint filed May 9, 2018, the United States alleged that defendants Kristin […]

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South Florida Pill Mill Owner Sentenced to Prison for Role in $2.2 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 13, 2019 The owner of a pain clinic and a pharmacy in South Florida was sentenced today to 78 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a $2.2 million Medicare fraud scheme.  Assistant Attorney General Brian […]

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Three Peruvians Plead Guilty to Overseeing Spanish-Speaking Call Centers that Extorted U.S. Consumers

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 6, 2019 Three residents of Lima, Peru, pleaded guilty yesterday to extortion for overseeing a ring of call centers that threatened and extorted Spanish-speaking victims in the United States, the Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced. Jesus Gerardo Gutierrez Rojas, […]

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BREAKING: Parkland School Deputy Fired, Taken into Custody for ‘Neglect of Duties’ During High School Shooting | Sean Hannity

The Broward County school resource officer who was harshly criticized for failing to defend students during the mass shooting at the Marjory… — Read on hannity.com/media-room/breaking-parkland-school-deputy-fired-taken-into-custody-for-neglect-of-duties-during-high-school-shooting/

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United States Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Home Health Agency and Two of Its Owners

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 24, 2019 The United States has filed a complaint in intervention against Doctor’s Choice Home Care Inc (Doctor’s Choice), Timothy Beach, and Stuart Christensen alleging False Claims Act violations arising from the alleged payment of kickbacks in the form of sham medical director […]

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2017 dismissal of U.S. attorneys

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney General, requested the resignations of 46 U.S. Attorneys on March 10, 2017. On March 10, 2017, Jeff Sessions, who was appointed United States Attorney General by President Donald Trump, requested the resignations of 46 United States Attorneys.[1] Some resignations were declined by Sessions or Trump.[1][2] Media outlets described Sessions’ move […]

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Here are the Florida counties that were sent a Russian phishing attack. Two of them were hacked

The search is on to determine which two Florida counties’ voter data was accessed by Russian hackers. A South Florida Sun Sentinel investigation found that at least 13, and as many as 20, elections offices in Florida were sent an email by GRU, a Russian military intelligence agency. According to an FBI investigation, that email […]

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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.  […]

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South Florida Patient Recruiter Sentenced for Role In $1.6 Million Kickback Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 8, 2019 A South Florida patient recruiter was sentenced to 87 months in prison today for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.6 million in Medicare claims for home health care services that were procured through the payment of kickbacks. Assistant Attorney […]

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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, […]