Month: April 2021

NDTX Round Up: April 23 – 29 | USAO-NDTX

SENTENCING – KIRA LANE On April 28, Kira Lane, 54, was sentenced to 5 years probation and ordered to pay $233,681.25 in restitution for access device fraud.  Lane operated a…

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Owner of Dog Training School Sentenced for Defrauding V.A. of over $1.5 Million in GI Bill Benefits | USAO-WDTX

A federal judge in San Antonio today sentenced 49-year-old Bradley Lane Croft, owner of Universal K-9, Inc., to 118 months of imprisonment for scheming to defraud the federal government of…

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Jury Convicts Former Virginia Beach Investment Advisor and Williamsburg Attorney of $25 Million Nationwide Investment Fraud | USAO-EDVA

NORFOLK, Va. – A federal jury convicted two individuals today for their roles in a nationwide investment fraud scheme that resulted in over $25 million in losses to more than…

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Federal Court Shuts Down Florida Tax Return Preparer | OPA

Today, a federal court in Fort Pierce, Florida, permanently barred a Florida tax return preparer from preparing federal tax returns for others. According to the complaint, Brandhi Shaw prepared tax…

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Felon Admits Possessing Handgun in Groton | USAO-CT

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JONATHAN COLON, 29, formerly of Meriden, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill…

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Jury Convicts Palm Bay Man Of Transporting And Possessing Child Sex Abuse Material | USAO-MDFL

Orlando, Florida – A federal jury has found Xzavier Scholtens (20, Palm Bay) guilty of one count of transporting and one count of possessing child sex abuse material. Scholtens faces…

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Former federal training officer admits assault on federal employee | USAO-SDGA

BRUNSWICK, GA:  A former federal training officer has admitted assaulting a fellow Customs and Border Protection employee at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers in Glynco, Ga. Roberto Baptiste, 37,…

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Search of Shreveport Residence Exposes Illegal Possession of Drugs and Firearm | USAO-WDLA

SHREVEPORT, La. – Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Treveon T. Carter, 25, of Shreveport, Louisiana, has been sentenced by United States District Judge Donald E….

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Aroostook County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge | USAO-ME

BANGOR, Maine:  An Aroostook County man pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced….

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Former Jackson Police Officer Sentenced for Obstruction of a Federal Investigation | USAO-SDMS

Jackson, Miss. – Mark Anthony Coleman, 58, a former Jackson Police Officer, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Tom S. Lee to 30 months in prison, followed by…

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