Officials Charged in Bribery and Conspiracy Scheme

Waqar Nawaz

Red River Army Depot Officials Charged in Bribery and Conspiracy Scheme TEXARKANA, TS (STL.News) Four individuals, including two Red River Army Depot (RRAD) officials, have been charged with federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today. Jimmy Scarbrough, 69, of Hooks, was […]

Gregory Hardy Pleads Guilty To Disclosing Existence

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Montgomery Banker, Charles Gregory Hardy Pleads Guilty To Disclosing Existence Of Grand Jury Subpoena Montgomery, AL (STL.News) On Thursday, May 13, 2021, Charles Gregory Hardy, Jr., 37, of Montgomery, Alabama, appeared in federal court and pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing a criminal investigation as an officer of a […]

Paoli: Christopher May Sentenced for Fraud Scheme

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Chester County Accountant, Christopher May Sentenced for Fraud Scheme PHILADELPHIA (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher May, 32, of Paoli, PA, was sentenced to one year and four months in prison, and two years of supervised release by United States District Judge Timothy J. Savage […]

Eight Charged with Multi-Million Dollar Covid-19 Relief Fraud

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Eight Brooklyn Individuals Charged with Multi-Million Dollar Covid-19 Relief Fraud Defendants Allegedly Obtained $2 Million by Submitting Fraudulent Claims for Unemployment Benefits (STL.News) A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Bryan Abraham, Carlos Vazquez, Angel Cabrera, Armani Miller, Johan Santos, Gianni Stewart, Andre Ruddock and […]

Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud

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Attorney General Announces Task Force to Combat COVID-19 Fraud WASHINGTON (STL.News) U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, this week, directed the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force to marshal the resources of the Department of Justice in partnership with agencies across government to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 […]

Maryland: Bruce Thomas Pleads Guilty For Paying Gratuities

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Owner of Company Providing Prosthetics and Orthotics Materials to Walter Reed National Military Center, Bruce Thomas Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in Maryland For Paying Gratuities Paid Gratuities to a Public Official, Including Money, Travel, and Sporting Event Tickets and Received More Than $20 Million in Government Business Greenbelt, MD […]

Sanford: Jennifer Adams Sentenced for Fentanyl Trafficking

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Sanford Woman, Jennifer Adams Sentenced for Fentanyl Trafficking Resulting in Death PORTLAND, ME (STL.News) A Sanford woman was sentenced today in federal court for conspiring to distribute fentanyl resulting in death and serious bodily injury, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced. U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby sentenced Jennifer […]

Gomez-Jimenez Sentenced for a Racketeering Conspiracy

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Annapolis MS-13 Member, Fermin Gomez-Jimenez Sentenced to 38 Years in Federal Prison for a Racketeering Conspiracy and for Discharging a Firearm Related to His MS-13 Gang Activities Participated in a Murder of one Victim and in the Attempted Murders of Two Other Victims Baltimore, MD (STL.News) Chief U.S. District Court […]

Texas Governor: Executive Order Prohibiting Mandating Masks

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Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order 36 Prohibiting Government Entities From Mandating Masks Executive Order BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS Executive Department Austin, Texas May 18, 2021 EXECUTIVE ORDER GA 36 Relating to the prohibition of governmental entities and officials from mandating face coverings or restricting activities […]

Texas: Order Prohibiting Government Entities From Mandating Masks

Maryam Shah

Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Prohibiting Government Entities From Mandating Masks Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order prohibiting governmental entities in Texas — including counties, cities, school districts, public health authorities, or government officials — from requiring or mandating mask wearing.  Public schools may continue to follow current mask-wearing […]

Jersey City: Yudelka Ayala Admits Role in Kickback Scheme

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Doctor’s Employee, Yudelka “Vicky” Ayala Admits Role in $24.8 Million Kickback Scheme TRENTON, N.J (STL.News) The employee of a Jersey City, New Jersey, doctor today admitted her role in a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to solicit and receive kickbacks and bribes from individuals associated with a Union City, New Jersey pharmacy, Acting […]

Vargas-Ladinos Charged With Transportation of Illegal Aliens

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Adrian Vargas-Ladinos Who Crashed Truck Carrying Undocumented Immigrants After Police Chase Charged With Transportation of Illegal Aliens (STL.News) An Austin man who crashed a truck full of undocumented immigrants following a high-speed police chase has been federally charged, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Prerak Shah. Adrian Vargas-Ladinos, 20, was arrested on […]

Jury convicts valley resident on meth charges

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Jury convicts valley resident on meth charges McALLEN, TS (STL.News) A federal jury has convicted a 49-year-old Mission resident for conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of meth, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated for approximately 40 minutes before convicting Eugenio […]

Nevada Governor Attends Grand Opening for Cares Campus

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NV (STL.News) Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak joined community leaders from across Northern Nevada for a ribbon cutting event for the Nevada Cares Campus. “I am so grateful for the true community collaboration that went into bringing this project to life,” Gov. Sisolak said during the event.  “From the Nevada Department of Transportation, […]