Category: DOJ

Kentucky Oil Operator Pleads Guilty to Negligent Violation of Clean Water Act | OPA

A Kentucky man pleaded guilty today to a negligent violation of the Clean Water Act. The charge stems from a 2018 discharge of oil and brine water into a small…

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Doctor Pleads Guilty to Using Misbranded and Adulterated Products Sold as Botox and Juvederm | OPA

A San Francisco-area doctor pleaded guilty on Nov. 22 in connection with the use of unapproved products she sold as genuine Botox and Juvederm. Dr. Lindsay Clark, 45, pleaded guilty…

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Ohio Gambling Business Owner Sentenced For Tax Fraud Conspiracy | OPA

A Florida man was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the IRS in connection with his ownership and operation of illegal gambling businesses in the…

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Key West Labor Staffing Conspirator Pleads Guilty to Immigration Fraud | OPA

A former Key West resident pleaded guilty today to an immigration conspiracy related to the operation of several Key West labor staffing companies. According to court documents and statements made…

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Two Maui Men Convicted of Hate Crimes for Racially Motivated Attack on White Man | OPA

After a two-week jury trial, a federal jury in Honolulu, Hawaii, found defendants Kaulana Alo-Kaonohi, 32, and Levi Aki Jr., 33, guilty of a hate crime for their racially motivated…

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Deputy Assistant Attorney General Michael Kades Delivers Keynote Address at the ABA Antitrust Fall Forum | OPA

Remarks As Prepared for Delivery Good morning, everyone. That kind introduction almost makes up for having to speak at this early hour – almost. Thank you for the opportunity to…

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Tennessee State Senator Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Scheme | OPA

Tennessee State Senator Brian Kelsey pleaded guilty today to violating campaign finance laws and conspiring to defraud the Federal Election Commission (FEC) as part of a scheme to benefit his…

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Justice Department, FTC and State of Wisconsin File Complaint to Stop Deceptive Sales Practices of Timeshare Exit Services Aimed at Elderly Consumers | OPA

The Department of Justice, together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the State of Wisconsin, today announced a civil enforcement action against 16 defendants for allegedly using deceptive sales…

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Tennessee Home Business Owner Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns | OPA

A federal jury convicted a Tennessee man on Nov. 21 of filing false tax returns that omitted income he earned from his business.  According to court documents and evidence presented…

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Former Supervisory Correctional Officer Sentenced for Abusing a Hawaii Inmate and Leading a Conspiracy to Cover Up the Beating | OPA

A former supervisory correctional officer at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison for his role in the assault of an inmate and his…

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