Category: Texas – Eastern District

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

BEAUMONT, Texas – The Department of Justice 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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Two Aryan Circle Gang Leaders Convicted of Racketeering Charges in Beaumont Federal Trial | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas –A Texas man and a Missouri man were convicted at trial of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations charges stemming from their membership in the white supremacy prison gang,…

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Featherston Appointed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – Brit Featherston has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas. Featherston was appointed to the position by…

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Acting United States Attorney Nicholas Ganjei Announces Intent to Step Down from Eastern District of Texas Leadership | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas Nicholas J. Ganjei announced today that he will be stepping down from the role of Acting United…

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Nine Indicted in Counterfeit Promethazine-Codeine Drug Trafficking Conspiracy | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A federal grand jury in Beaumont has returned a three-count indictment charging nine individuals in drug trafficking conspiracy in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S….

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Bringing the Fight to Them: Acting U.S. Attorney Ganjei Highlights EDTX’s Successes in International Drug Investigations and Anti-Cartel Prosecutions | USAO-EDTX

DALLAS, Texas – Acting United States Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei addressed the North Texas Crime Commission (NTCC) today via Zoom for their regular monthly meeting.             Acting U.S. Attorney Ganjei…

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Indian National Pleads Guilty in Fraudulent Social Security Scam Targeting Elderly Beaumont Resident | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – An Indian national residing in Seattle, WA, has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. Aakash Gandhi, 28,…

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Marion County Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Bombmaking Instructions | USAO-EDTX

MARSHALL, Texas – A Jefferson man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas Ganjei today. Beau Daniel Merryman, 20, pleaded…

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Denton Tax Preparer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Submitting Fraudulent Returns | USAO-EDTX

SHERMAN, Texas – A Denton County tax preparer has been sentenced to prison for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today….

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Irving Man Guilty of Wire Fraud Violations in the Eastern District of Texas | USAO-EDTX

PLANO, Texas – An Irving man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. Ira Morya Davis, 40, pleaded guilty to…

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