Category: DOJ

Justice Department Settles with North Carolina School District to Provide Equal Opportunities to English Learner Students | OPA

The Justice Department announced today a settlement agreement with the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education to resolve the department’s investigation into the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s (District) programs for its English learner…

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Justice Department Settles with North Carolina Dental Offices Over HIV Discrimination | OPA

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement to resolve a claim that Night and Day Dental Inc. discriminated against a woman with HIV in violation of…

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Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime After Unprovoked Stabbing of Black Man | OPA

A Colorado man pleaded guilty today to a federal hate crime for stabbing a Black man from Ontario, Oregon while the man was sitting in a fast-food restaurant. Nolan Levi…

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Two Former Tennessee Correctional Officers Sentenced for Civil Rights Offenses | OPA

Two former Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) Correctional Officers were sentenced today for assaulting an inmate in violation of a federal civil rights statute.  Nathaniel Griffin, 31, and Tanner Penwell,…

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Former Doctor Sentenced for Unlawfully Distributing Controlled Substances | OPA

A former medical doctor was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for unlawfully distributing controlled substances. According to court documents, Darrel R. Rinehart, 66, of Indianapolis, Indiana, admitted to…

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Russian National Convicted of Charges Relating to Kelihos Botnet | OPA

A federal jury in Connecticut convicted a Russian national on Tuesday for operating a “crypting” service used to conceal “Kelihos” malware from antivirus software, enabling hackers to systematically infect victim…

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Massachusetts Man Convicted of Placing Firebomb at Entrance of Jewish Nursing Home | OPA

A Massachusetts man was convicted by a federal jury yesterday in connection with placing a lit firebomb at the entrance of a Longmeadow senior health care facility in April 2020….

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Woman Sentenced to 198 Months in Prison for Teaching and Distributing Information About Weapons of Mass Destruction | OPA

A New York woman was sentenced today to 198 months, about 16 and a half years, in prison for her role in planning a terrorist attack in the United States….

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