Law Enforcement

While a new recommitment to cease fire that came into effect on 1 July has brought an immediate decrease in violence, a comprehensive ceasefire is yet to be reached, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), Ertugrul Apaka

A jury in the Northern District of California convicted a San Francisco area Certified Public Accountant late of three counts of aiding and abetting the filing of a false tax return, on July 18, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General...

Mississippi Certified Public Accountant Indicted For Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury returned an indictment on June 27, which was unsealed on July 19, charging Hattiesburg, Mississippi certified public accountant Carl Nicholson with one count of conspiring to defraud the United States, four counts of filing false...

Medical Device Maker AngioDynamics Agrees to Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Latham, New York-based medical device manufacturer AngioDynamics, Inc. has agreed to pay the United States a total of $12.5 million to resolve allegations that the company caused healthcare providers to submit false claims to Medicare, Medicaid, and...

Government Contractor Found Guilty of Theft of Government Property

A former government contractor was found guilty for his role in a scheme to unlawfully convert U.S. government property from the U.S military base at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, shipping items to his home in Arizona for resale, on July 18 .

Former Business Partner of U.S. Military Contractor Pleads Guilty to Bribery Scheme Related to Contracts in Support of Iraq War

A former business partner of a U.S. military contractor pleaded guilty to one count of bribery for his role in a years-long scheme to bribe U.S. Army contracting officials stationed at a U.S. military base in Kuwait, on July 16, announced Assistant...

Texas Return Preparers Charged With Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A federal grand jury in Dallas, Texas returned an indictment on Feb. 6, which was unsealed Friday, July 13, charging two return preparers with filing fraudulent tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney Richard E. Zuckerman of the...

Virginia Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To $5 Million Employment Tax Fraud

A Collinsville, Virginia pharmacist pleaded guilty to failing to account for and pay over employment taxes, on July 12, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Thomas...

President Of Michigan Trucking Business Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud And Failure To File A Tax Return

The president of a Michigan truck hauling business pleaded guilty in Detroit federal district court to wire fraud and to willfully failing to file a tax return, on July 12, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of...