Category: DOJ

Department of Justice Files Suit to Recover Forfeiture Penalty for Nearly 5,000 Illegally Spoofed Robocalls | OPA

Wednesday, the Department of Justice served a complaint filed against a Montana man to recover a $9.9 million penalty imposed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for nearly 5,000 unlawful…

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement to Remedy Severe Racial Harassment of Black and Asian-American Students in Utah School District | OPA

The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the United States Attorney’s Office for Utah announced a settlement agreement with Davis School District in Utah to address race discrimination in the…

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Five Individuals Charged with Money Laundering in Connection with Alleged Venezuela Bribery Scheme | OPA

A federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida returned an indictment on Oct. 7, which was unsealed today, charging three Colombian nationals and two Venezuelan nationals for their…

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Readout of Meeting between Department of Justice and the Central Bureau of Investigation of Government of India | OPA

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Arun G. Rao of the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division’s Consumer Protection Branch, together with colleagues from the Consumer Protection Branch and the FBI, met this…

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Former Private Prisoner Transport Officer Sentenced to Life Plus Five Years for Sexually Assaulting Two Women in His Custody | OPA

A federal judge in Little Rock, Arkansas, sentenced Eric Scott Kindley, 53, a former private prisoner transport officer, to life plus five years in prison for sexually assaulting two different…

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North Carolina Tax Preparer Sentenced for False Returns | OPA

A North Carolina man was sentenced yesterday to 33 months in prison for assisting in the preparation of a false tax return and for filing a false personal income tax…

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Former IRS Employee Charged with Tax Fraud | OPA

A federal grand jury in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, returned an indictment in July, which was unsealed yesterday, charging a South Carolina man with tax evasion and attempting to obstruct an IRS…

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Two Individuals Sentenced for Providing “Bulletproof Hosting” for Cybercriminals | OPA

Two Eastern European men were sentenced for providing “bulletproof hosting” services, which were used by cybercriminals between 2009 to 2015 to distribute malware and attack financial institutions and victims throughout…

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Individual Pleads Guilty to Murder in Indian Country | OPA

An enrolled member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and member of the Indian Brotherhood (IBH), a prison-based gang active in Oklahoma, pleaded guilty today to charges related to two…

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Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at Taking the Call Conference | OPA

Remarks as Delivered I want to echo the Attorney General’s thanks to the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the University of Cincinnati for…

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