Category: California – Eastern District

Stockton Woman Indicted for Mail and Bank Fraud Schemes that Targeted California EDD Benefits and Identity-Theft Victims | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a 17-count indictment Thursday against Hopelyn Rhiannon Ausk, 24, of Stockton, charging her with mail fraud, bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, possession…

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Fresno Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Edgar Barrera, 31, of Fresno, was sentenced to 15 years in prison today for being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott…

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Two Butte County Women Separately Indicted for FEMA Benefits Fraud in Connection with Paradise Camp Fire | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned two indictments today separately charging Cynthia Seeley, 66, of Magalia, and Kristen Canapary, 53, of Butte County, with making false statements in…

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Fresno Antiviolence Operation Results in 4 Parolees Charged with Firearms and Drug Trafficking Offenses | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — As part of an ongoing concerted effort by local, state and federal law enforcement to address the significant uptick in violent crime in the City of Fresno,…

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Yuba City Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Stephen Gordon Wood, 41, of Yuba City, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez to five years in prison to be followed by 10…

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Sacramento Man Indicted for Production and Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment today against Jayson Fernandez Butay, 25, of Sacramento, charging him with production and possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor…

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Husband Sentenced to over 15 Years in Prison for Human Trafficking Convictions Related to Forced Labor of Foreign Nationals | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Following his wife’s sentencing, Satish Kartan, 46, currently residing in Sacramento, was sentenced today to 15 years and eight months in prison for forced labor violations. In…

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Stockton Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Firearm as a Felon | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Roeuth Korm, 33, of Stockton, pleaded guilty Monday to being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According to court documents,…

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MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Drug Dealing Conspiracy | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Oscar Reyes, 31, of Mendota, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to three years in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent…

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