Category: California – Southern District

Brothers Sentenced for Smuggling Disaster that Resulted in Tragic Deaths of Three Sisters | USAO-SDCA

NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – April 2, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Two brothers from Chihuahua, Mexico, were sentenced in federal court today to 66 months in prison and a $500 special assessment…

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San Diego Business Leader Gina Champion-Cain Sentenced to 15 Years for Massive Ponzi Scheme and Obstruction of Justice | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Aaron P. Arnzen (619) 546-8384 and Andrew J. Galvin (619) 546-9721 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 31, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Gina Champion-Cain, a long-time San…

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Man Charged with Organizing Smuggling Event that Led to Deaths of 13 Mexican and Guatemalan Nationals | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Timothy Coughlin (619) 546-6768, Victor White (619) 546-8439, Blair Perez (619) 546-7963, Shauna Prewitt (619) 546-7937, Patrick Swan (619) 546-8450 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 30,…

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Menifee Resident Sentenced to 70 days Custody and Ordered to pay $20,000 for Smuggling Pesticides | USAO-SDCA

  NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 26, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Beatriz Santillan of Menifee, California, was sentenced to 70 days in prison today and ordered to pay $20,079 restitution,…

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Postal Clerk Sentenced for Stealing from Customers | USAO-SDCA

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Postal Service employee Esteban Sanchez was sentenced in federal court today to time served and ordered to pay $20,153.23 in restitution for stealing money orders from…

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IT Contractor Sentenced to Two Years for Deleting Carlsbad Company’s Microsoft User Accounts | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Alexandra F. Foster (619) 546-6735 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 22, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Deepanshu Kher was sentenced today in federal court to two years…

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Local Businessman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison and Ordered to Pay $1.5 Million in Restitution for Bank Fraud and Tax Evasion | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Oleksandra Johnson (619) 546-9769     NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 22, 2021 SAN DIEGO – A local business owner was sentenced in federal court today on charges…

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San Diego Law Enforcement Leaders Condemn Anti-Asian Hate Crimes | USAO-SDCA

Kelly Thornton (619) 546-9726     NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 19, 2021 SAN DIEGO –  Acting U.S. Attorney Randy Grossman, San Diego FBI Special Agent in Charge Suzanne Turner and San…

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Feds Seek Tips from Public to Identify Smugglers of 13 who Died in Crash | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Tim Coughlin (619) 546- 6768, Victor White (619) 546-8439 and Blair Perez (619) 546-7963 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 17, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Federal officials…

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Man Sentenced in Deaths of Three Smuggled Chinese Migrants | USAO-SDCA

Assistant U. S. Attorney Michael G. Wheat (619) 546-8437     NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – March 15, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Neil Edwin Valera, a U.S. citizen who resided in Tijuana, was…

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