Category: California – Eastern District

Former PG&E Employee Pleads Guilty to over $1.4M Fraud Conspiracy | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A former PG&E employee pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and admitted to receiving kickback payments from a Stockton…

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Founder and CEO of Fresno Substance Abuse Treatment Center Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Health Insurance Carriers | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Orlando Gillam, 46, of Fresno, pleaded guilty Thursday to mail fraud in connection with false claims he submitted to public and private health insurers, U.S. Attorney McGregor…

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Fairfield Man Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Antonio Tawan Bankhead, 32, of Fairfield, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley to three years and 10 months in prison for being a…

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Former Defense Department Employee Sentenced for Public Corruption While Working at Sierra Army Depot and at Naval Air Station Lemoore | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Jeffery Parsons, 44, of Dillon, Montana, was sentenced on Monday by U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to one year in prison for conspiring to accept illegal gratuities…

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Sacramento Couple Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Tax Fraud | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento couple pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud the United States by submitting false claims for income tax refunds to the Internal Revenue Service, U.S….

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Veterinarian Residing in Truckee Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Jack Ray Snyder, 63, of Truckee, pleaded guilty today to one count of tax evasion, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According to the plea agreement, Snyder…

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Recent Indictments for Firearms Offenses in Fresno, Kern and Stanislaus Counties | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — As part the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California’s strategy to reduce violent crime by focusing on firearms prosecutions, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott…

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Mexican National Charged with Marijuana Cultivation Operation in Stanislaus National Forest in Tuolumne County | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment today against Eleno Fernandez-Garcia, 36, a native and citizen of Mexico, charging him with conspiring to manufacture, distribute, and…

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Stockton Tax Preparer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Tax Fraud | USAO-EDCA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Paola Bedoy, 65, of Stockton, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to five years in prison for eight counts of preparing fraudulent tax…

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Fresno Man Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy | USAO-EDCA

FRESNO, Calif. — Erick Lizarraga, 30, of Fresno was sentenced today to 15 years and eight months in prison for conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According…

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