Category: DOJ

Two Men Plead Guilty to International Telemarketing Sweepstakes Fraud Scheme | OPA

Two individuals have pleaded guilty to an international telemarketing sweepstakes fraud scheme that defrauded numerous elderly and vulnerable victims in the United States of more than $9 million. According to…

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Doc Antle, Owner of Myrtle Beach Safari, and Others Indicted for Federal Wildlife Trafficking and Money Laundering Crimes | OPA

A federal grand jury in Florence, South Carolina returned a 10-count indictment alleging charges related to wildlife trafficking and money laundering against five individuals: Bhagavan Mahamayavi Antle, aka Kevin Antle,…

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Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs Task Force Joint Statement | OPA

The Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force has leveraged extensive multilateral coordination to block or freeze more than $30 billion worth of sanctioned Russians’ assets, freeze or seize…

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Justice Department’s Criminal Division Creates New England Prescription Opioid Strike Force to Focus on Illegal Opioid Prescriptions | OPA

Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr., of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division today announced the formation of the New England Prescription Opioid (NEPO) Strike Force, a joint law enforcement…

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Sober Home Owner Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for $4.5 Million Kickback Scheme | OPA

A Florida woman was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for a scheme to solicit and receive illegal kickbacks and bribes in exchange for referring residents of her sober…

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Departments of Justice and State Team with Government of Kenya for Regional Symposium on Women in Law Enforcement and Security in Africa | OPA

As growing numbers of women undertake increasingly significant roles in law enforcement, security, and counterterrorism, the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of State, and the Government of Kenya have…

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Justice Department Secures Relief for U.S. Navy Reservist Against Florida Manufacturer Tapesouth Inc. | OPA

The Justice Department announced that it had resolved a claim that Tapesouth Inc. violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) by failing to promptly reemploy U.S….

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Owner of Technology Companies Arrested for Alleged $45 Million Investment Fraud Scheme Involving Over 10,000 Victims | OPA

A Nevada man was arrested today in Los Angeles for an alleged investment fraud scheme that defrauded more than 10,000 victims of over $45 million. A federal grand jury in…

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Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison for Threatening Reproductive Health Services Facility and an Individual Patient | OPA

An Ohio man was sentenced in federal court today to one year and one day in prison and three years of supervised release for interstate threats; and concurrently to 10…

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Justice Department Sues to Block Booz Allen Hamilton’s Proposed Acquisition of EverWatch | OPA

The Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust lawsuit today to block Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation’s (Booz Allen) proposed acquisition of EverWatch Corp. (EverWatch), a subsidiary of EC Defense…

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