A Ukrainian national was sentenced today in the Western District of Washington to 10 years in prison for his high-level role in the criminal work of the hacking group FIN7.
A federal grand jury in San Francisco returned an indictment today charging a Houston-based tax attorney of conspiring with the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a private equity firm to defraud the IRS. The grand jury further charged him with three counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of the CEO’s false tax returns for the 2012 to 2014 tax years.
The Department of Justice, together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), today announced a civil complaint against defendants Eric Anthony Nepute and Quickwork LLC, doing business as Wellness Warrior, in the first enforcement action alleging violations of the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Act.
A Louisiana doctor was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for his role in a scheme to receive approximately $336,000 in illegal health care kickback payments.
A Brazilian national who previously served as a chief executive officer (CEO) of Braskem S.A. (Braskem), a publicly traded Brazilian petrochemical company, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to divert hundreds of millions of dollars from Braskem into a secret slush fund and to pay bribes to government officials, political parties, and others in Brazil to obtain and retain business.
The Justice Department announced today that it has entered into a proposed consent decree to settle a voting rights lawsuit with the City of West Monroe, Louisiana.
A Maine man was charged today in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, in connection with setting the Dec. 28, 2020, fire that destroyed the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church in Springfield.
A Florida man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to commit health care fraud in connection with a scheme that resulted in the submission of approximately $3.3 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare for genetic testing.
A federal grand jury in Atlanta, Georgia, returned an indictment yesterday charging a Georgia man with failing to pay employment taxes and with obstructing the collection efforts of the IRS.
The Algoma Central Corporation (Algoma), headquartered in St. Catharines, Ontario, was fined $500,000 after pleading guilty to dumping wastewater into Lake Ontario.
A federal grand jury in Philadelphia returned a superseding indictment charging a Pennsylvania man with sixteen counts of assisting in the preparation of federal tax returns.
A Maryland tax preparer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud the United States and to assisting in the preparation of a false tax return.
A New Hampshire man was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for employment tax fraud.
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland spoke yesterday with David Lametti, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. In their inaugural conversation, the Attorneys General discussed a number of transborder law enforcement issues, including cybercrime, as well as violence against women, minorities, Indigenous peoples and other historically disadvantaged persons.
An indictment was unsealed today in the Eastern District of New York charging two defendants with failing to maintain anti-money laundering controls, failing to file suspicious activity reports, and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.
A federal grand jury in Indianapolis, Indiana, returned a 17-count superseding indictment charging three officers and one sergeant of the Muncie Police Department with excessive force and obstruction.
A federal grand jury in Waco, Texas, returned an indictment today charging a Texas tax preparer with 11 counts of assisting in the preparation of false tax returns.
The Justice Department today announced a court-authorized operation to copy and remove malicious web shells from hundreds of vulnerable computers in the United States running on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server, software used to provide enterprise-level e-mail service.
The Justice Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Illinois have announced an amendment to the 2005 Clean Air Act (CAA) consent decree signed with ExxonMobil Oil Corporation to resolve violations at its petroleum refinery in Joliet.