Law Enforcement

Two Men Charged in Bribery Scheme Related to Korean Base Relocation

A former contracting officer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED) and a former officer in the Korean Ministry of Defense (MOD) were indicted for their roles in a scheme to direct over $400 million in Department of...

Rhode Island Tax Return Preparer Indicted for Allegedly Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A federal grand jury in Providence, on September 26, Rhode Island returned an indictment charging a West Warwick, Rhone Island tax return preparer with 44 counts of filing fraudulent tax returns for clients, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney...

Two Men Charged in Northern California in Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud and Tax Evasion Scheme

Two men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco on charges related to an investment fund scheme, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and the U.S. Attorney’s...

Essential Oils Company Sentenced for Lacey Act and Endangered Species Act Violations to Pay $760,000 in Fines, Forfeiture, and Community Service, and to Implement a Comprehensive Compliance Plan

The Justice Department on September 18, announced that YOUNG LIVING ESSENTIAL OILS, L.C., (the Company), headquartered in Lehi, Utah, pleaded guilty in federal court to federal misdemeanor charges regarding its illegal trafficking of rosewood oil and...

OSCE launches project on combating cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime in South-Eastern Europe

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Members of the project's Co-ordination Board with the Deputy Head of the OSCE Mission to Montenegro Dan Redford, Podgorica, 14...

Former Lincoln-Way School Superintendent Indicted on Fraud Charges for Allegedly Misappropriating School Funds for His Own Benefit

The former superintendent of Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 has been indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly misappropriating school funds for his own benefit and concealing the district’s true financial deficit from the public...

New Orleans Woman Convicted of Conspiracy, Identity Theft and False Statement Charges for Role in $2.1 Million Medicare Kickback Scheme

On Tuesday, a federal jury found a New Orleans woman guilty of conspiracy, identity theft and false statements charges for her role in an approximately $2.1 million Medicare kickback scheme.

Florida Woman Sentenced to Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud

A Jacksonville, Florida resident was sentenced to 42 months in prison for her role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S...