Category: Louisiana – Eastern District

Federal Court Permanently Enjoins Tax Return Preparers in Louisiana | USAO-EDLA

A federal court in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has permanently enjoined two New Orleans-area tax return preparers from preparing returns for others and from…

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New Orleans Man Sentenced To 272 Months in Prison for Eight Armed Robberies | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that ERISTON WILSON (“WILSON”), age 28, of New Orleans, Louisiana was sentenced to imprisonment on September 15, 2021 by U.S….

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Louisiana Doctor Indicted for Illegally Dispensing Over One Million Doses of Opioids and for $5.1 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDLA

WASHINGTON – A federal grand jury in New Orleans, Louisiana, returned an indictment on August 26, 2021 charging a Louisiana physician for his role in distributing over 1,200,000 doses of…

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Seven More Charged for Involvement in Staged Automobile Accident Scheme | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today the August 26, 2021 Indictment of ASHLEY McGOWAN (“McGOWAN”), age 35; LERTRICE JOHNSON (“L. JOHNSON”), age 45; DAVIENQUE…

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Bank Teller Charged with Federal Fraud Charges | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced today that on August 27, 2021 a Bill of Information charging DEMETRIA MYERS SILVIO, age 32, of New Orleans, Louisiana,…

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New York Man Pleads Guilty to Passing Altered Postal Money Orders and Theft | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that ANTOINE MERCHANT, age 32, of New York, New York, pleaded guilty on August 26, 2021 to conspiracy to pass altered…

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New Orleans Man Sentenced To 46 Months in Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS, LA – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that TORREL KNOX (“KNOX”), age 28, of New Orleans, Louisiana was sentenced to imprisonment on August 19, 2021 by U.S….

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