Thirty-Six Defendants Sentenced For Their Roles

Waqar Nawaz

Thirty-Six Defendants Sentenced For Their Roles In International Thai Sex Trafficking Organization ST. PAUL, MI (STL.News) Thirty-six defendants have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in operating a massive international sex trafficking organization that was responsible for coercing hundreds of Thai women to engage in commercial sex acts… […]

New Orleans: Jon Young Pleads Guilty to Violating

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New Orleans Man, Jon Young Pleads Guilty to Violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act NEW ORLEANS, LA (STL.News) JON YOUNG, age 35, of New Orleans, Louisiana, pleaded guilty on June 9, 2021 before the Honorable Sarah S. Vance to an indictment charging him with violating the Federal Controlled Substances Act,… […]

Nine Charged with Federal Gun Crimes in Springfield

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Nine Arrested, Charged with Federal Gun Crimes in Springfield Recommitment to Project Safe Neighborhoods SPRINGFIELD, IL (STL.News) Within the past six weeks, nine men have been arrested and charged in federal court with illegal possession of guns in Springfield, Ill., as part of an ongoing cooperative effort to reduce violent… […]

Marietta: Vikas Singla Charged With Cyberattack

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Chief Operating Officer of network security company, Vikas Singla charged with cyberattack on Gwinnett Medical Center ATLANTA (STL.News) Vikas Singla has been arraigned on charges arising out of a cyberattack conducted on Gwinnett Medical Center in 2018. Singla was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 8, 2021. “Cyberattacks… […]

Joan Donald Charged with Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion

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Ocean View Woman, Joan Donald Charged with Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion WILMINGTON, DE (STL.News) U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss announced that a federal grand jury returned an indictment today charging an Ocean View, Delaware woman with embezzling more than $1 million dollars from her former employer. According to the… […]

Hartford: Cabrera-Vasquez Sentenced for Selling Oxycodone

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Hartford Man, Raul Cabrera-Vasquez Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Selling Oxycodone out of His New Britain Grocery Store (STL.News) Leonard C. Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that RAUL CABRERA-VASQUEZ, also known as “Edgar,” 50, of Hartford, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge… […]

Connecticut: Legislative Approval of Biennial State Budget

Maryam Shah

Governor Lamont Statement on Final Legislative Approval of the 2022-2023 Biennial State Budget HARTFORD, CT (STL.News) Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding final legislative approval of the 2022-2023 biennial state budget: “The bipartisan approval of the 2022-2023 biennial state budget sends a clear message to all of the residents of our… […]

US State Department: Nigeria’s Twitter Suspension

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) The United States condemns the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest and prosecute Nigerians who use Twitter.  The United States is likewise concerned that the Nigerian National Broadcasting Commission ordered all television and radio broadcasters to cease using Twitter. Unduly restricting… […]

Slilpp Marketplace Disrupted in International Cyber Operation

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Slilpp Marketplace Disrupted in International Cyber Operation Slilpp was a Marketplace for Allegedly Stolen Online Account Login Credentials, Offering Over 80 Million Stolen Credentials for Over 1,400 Victim Providers Worldwide (STL.News) The Justice Department today announced its participation in a multinational operation involving actions in the United States, Germany, the… […]

Hawks Plea Guilty to Supplemental Security Income Fraud

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Carroll County Woman, Jessica Lynn Hawks Pleads Guilty to Supplemental Security Income Fraud ABINGDON, VA (STL.News) A Carroll County woman pleaded guilty today to Supplemental Security Income fraud after receiving disability benefits for more than two years for which she was not entitled. According to court documents, Jessica Lynn Hawks,… […]