Category: North Carolina – Middle District

New United States Attorney Takes Oath of Office | USAO-MDNC

Greensboro, NC – Sandra J. Hairston was sworn-in as the next United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina on November 23, 2021. Chief Judge Thomas J. Schroeder…

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

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A Lee County resident was sentenced on November 17, 2021, to 6 months in prison and was judicially denaturalized. Ruben Rosas-Avalos, age 25, a naturalized citizen of…

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Justice Department Announces $139 Million for Law Enforcement Hiring to Advance Community Policing | USAO-MDNC

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice today announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP)….

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Cabarrus County Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Production and Possession of Child Pornography | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – A North Carolina man was sentenced on November 10, 2021, to 480 months in prison for production and possession of child pornography. Jeremy Nicholas Mynes, 31, was indicted…

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Durham Woman Sentenced for Lying to Investigators About Suspect in Shooting | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A Durham resident was sentenced Friday in federal court for lying to agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation asking questions about a drive-by shooting, announced Acting…

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North Carolina Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding IRS | USAO-MDNC

A North Carolina tax return preparer was sentenced today to 20 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the IRS. According to court documents and statements made in court, from…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces Partnership with Justice Department’s New Initiative to Combat Redlining | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new…

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North Carolina Tax Preparer Sentenced for False Returns | USAO-MDNC

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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NCMEC CyberTipline Report Leads to 15 Year Sentence for Randolph County Recidivist Sex Offender | USAO-MDNC

GREENSBORO – A North Carolina man was sentenced on October 6, 2021, to 180 months in prison, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release, for receiving child pornography after…

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