Law Enforcement

Former Colorado Home Healthcare Business Owner Sentenced To Prison For Tax Evasion
Pennsylvania Husband And Wife Indicted For Tax Evasion

A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday against an Aliquippa, Pennsylvania husband and wife charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United States and tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E....

Justice Department Seeks To Shut Down Louisiana Tax Return Preparer

A tax return preparer in Avondale, Louisiana prepares fraudulent tax returns for her customers and files false tax returns using taxpayers’ identifying information without their knowledge or authorization, according to a civil lawsuit filed by the...

Russian and Syrian Nationals Charged With Laundering Millions of U.S. Dollars for Designated Russian Company That Shipped Jet Fuel to Syria in Violation of U.S. Sanctions

Eight businessmen, including five Russian nationals and three Syrian nationals, on June 12, were indicted on federal charges alleging that they conspired to violate U.S. economic sanctions against Syria and Crimea, by sending jet fuel to Syria and...

US Extradites Former President of Panama to Face Illegal Wiretapping and Embezzlement Charges

The United States, on June 11, extradited Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Berrocal, who served as President of Panama from 2009 to 2014, to stand trial in that country on four charges related to an illegal wiretapping scheme allegedly conducted while he...

Former Biscayne Park Police Chief and Two Former Patrol Officers Indicted for Conspiring to Violate Juvenile’s Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore, U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida, Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, and Troy Walker, Special Agent...

Former Charity Executive Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Embezzlement Scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Missouri charity, who was also an Arkansas lobbyist, on June 7,pleaded guilty in federal court to bribing Arkansas elected officials in a multi-million-dollar scheme, and then along with other charity executives,...

Utah Financial Advisor Sentenced To Prison For Tax Evasion, Securities Fraud And Wire Fraud

A St. George, Utah, financial advisor was sentenced to 72 months in prison on June 4th for his role in selling fraudulent tax-avoidance and investment strategies to his clients, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E....