Category: Arizona District

National Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action Results in Charges Involving over $1.4 Billion in Alleged Losses | USAO-AZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Department of Justice announced today criminal charges against 138 defendants, including 42 doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals, in 31 federal districts across the United…

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Havasupai Among 12 Tribes Selected for Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases | USAO-AZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Department of Justice has selected an additional 12 federally recognized tribes to participate in the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information (TAP), a program…

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United States Attorney’s Office District of Arizona August 2021 Immigration and Border Crimes Report | USAO-AZ

I.  Illegal Reentry After Deportation (8 U.S.C. 1326) 212 individuals were charged in August with illegal reentry A.  180 of those 212 individuals had previously been convicted of non-immigration criminal…

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Former Rio Rico Bank Manager Sentenced to 30 Months for Money Laundering | USAO-AZ

TUCSON, Ariz. – On September 1, Carlos Antonio Vasquez, 41, of Nogales, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Soto to 30 months in prison. Vasquez previously pleaded…

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Tucson Man Sentenced to 27 Months for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender | USAO-AZ

TUCSON, Ariz. – Casey Juan Jose, 42, of Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins to 27 months in prison, followed by a lifetime…

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Casa Blanca Man Sentenced for Homicide | USAO-AZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. –Antonio Daniel Bandin, 21, of Casa Blanca, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Michael T. Liburdi to 15 years in prison, to be followed by three…

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Gun Smuggler Who Worked at Consulate Sentenced to Almost 4 Years in Prison | USAO-AZ

TUCSON, Ariz. –Luis Manuel Bray-Vazquez, 35, a Mexican citizen, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Jennifer G. Zipps to 46 months in prison for attempting to smuggle firearms from…

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Scottsdale Man Sentenced to Eight Years for Assault | USAO-AZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Lawrence Lorenzo Blackshire, 39, of Scottsdale, Arizona, was sentenced earlier this month by U.S. District Judge Susan Brnovich to eight years in prison, followed by three years…

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Bapchule Man Sentenced for Accessory After the Fact to Second Degree Murder | USAO-AZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Kyle Andrew Jose, 27, of Bapchule, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to nearly 8 years in prison, followed by three years…

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Chandler Couple Arrested for AHCCCS Fraud and Pandemic Loan Fraud | USAO-AZ

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Dale Henson, 53, and his wife Zoila Henson, 53, both of Chandler, Arizona, were arrested on Wednesday for fraudulently billing the Arizona Healthcare Cost Containment System and…

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