Category: North Carolina – Western District

Federal Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against Operators Of “Get-Rich-Quick” Scheme | USAO-WDNC

 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Conrad entered a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) today against three Florida residents and three companies, to stop them from further operation…

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South Carolina Man Pleads Guilty In Scheme Involving Fraudulent Business Accounts That Defrauded Lowe’s Of More Than $450,000 | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bobby Cherry, 58, of Manning, South Carolina, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler yesterday and pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy, for his role in…

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Career Coach Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than $68,000 From Federally Funded Workforce Development Program | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jessica Anne Miller, 38, of Hickory, N.C., pleaded guilty to federal charges today for stealing more than $68,000 from a federally funded workforce development program, announced William…

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Convicted Sex Offender In Gastonia, N.C. Is Sentenced To 12 Years For Possession Of Child Pornography | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer announced that Joseph Soldano, 44, of Gastonia, N.C., was sentenced to 12 years in prison today for possession of child pornography….

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Two Men Are Sentenced To Prison For Selling Stolen Firearms | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Acting U.S. Attorney William T. Stetzer announced that Gevon Marquise King and Michael Dwane Williams were sentenced to prison late yesterday for selling stolen firearms and related…

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Owner of Defunct Urine Drug Testing Laboratory Agrees To Pay Over $2 Million To Resolve Allegations Of Participation In Kickback Schemes | USAO-WDNC

  CHARLOTTE, N.C. – William T. Stetzer, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina announced today that the United States has settled claims asserted against Philip…

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Federal Judge Hands Down 30-Month Prison Sentence To Charlotte-Area Tax Return Preparer Convicted Of Filing False Income Tax Returns | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  – U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. sentenced late yesterday former tax return preparer, Aminta Smith, 34, of Charlotte, to 30 months in prison, followed by one…

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Federal Indictment Charges Henderson County Man With Naturalization And Passport Fraud | USAO-WDNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A federal grand jury sitting in Charlotte has returned a criminal indictment charging Herbert Leonel Diaz, 62, a former resident of Henderson County, N.C., with naturalization fraud…

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Federal Jury Convicts Marion, N.C. Man Of Child Pornography | USAO-WDNC

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A federal jury in Asheville has convicted Jacob Daylen Ross, 46, of Marion, N.C. of child pornography charges, announced William T. Stetzer, Acting U.S. Attorney for the…

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