Category: North Carolina – Middle District

Durham Dentist Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – A North Carolina woman from Durham pleaded guilty on July 29, 2022, to tax fraud announced Sandra J. Hairston, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina….

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Operation False Haven: Convicted Child Molester Sentenced for Naturalization Fraud and Judicially Denaturalized | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – Vyacheslav Fyodorovich Rizhkov, age 44, born in Azerbaijan and residing in Union County, was sentenced on July 22, 2022, by Senior United States District Judge N. Carlton Tilley,…

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Durham County Man Sentenced to 360 Months in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Minors | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – A North Carolina man was sentenced on July 22, 2022, to 360 months in prison, followed by a 15-year term of supervised release, for knowingly receiving child pornography…

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Cabarrus County Man Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possessing Firearms as a Convicted Felon | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – A Kannapolis, North Carolina resident was sentenced on July 19, 2022, to 120 months in prison, followed by a 3-year term of supervised release for the offense of…

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Court Orders North Carolina Pharmacy and Pharmacists to Pay $300,000 Penalty in Case Alleging Unlawful Opioid Distribution | USAO-MDNC

WASHINGTON – A federal court entered a consent decree enjoining an Asheboro, North Carolina pharmacy and its two pharmacists from dispensing controlled substances, including opioids, without taking specific steps to…

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Former State Highway Patrol Officer Sentenced for Selling Firearms Without a License | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Timothy Jay Norman, of Browns Summit, North Carolina, was sentenced today to 37 months in prison for unlawfully transporting and dealing in firearms, announced United States Attorney…

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Nurse Sentenced to 54 Months for Drug Tampering | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – Emilee Kathryn Poteat, 32, of Danville, Virginia, was sentenced today to 54 months in prison for tampering with a consumer product, announced United States Attorney Sandra J. Hairston….

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North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge for Actions During Jan. 6 Capitol Breach | USAO-MDNC

WASHINGTON – A North Carolina man pleaded guilty today to a felony charge for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His and others’…

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