Category: Texas – Eastern District

Former North Texas Mayor and Land Developer Husband Sentenced for Public Corruption Convictions | USAO-EDTX

SHERMAN, Texas – The former mayor of Richardson, Texas, and a land developer whom she married after the federal investigation began, have been sentenced for their public corruption convictions in…

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Washington State Man Sentenced in Fictitious Social Security Scheme Targeting East Texas Elderly | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Kirkland, Washington man has been sentenced to federal prison for fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Aakash Kalpesh…

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Mexican National Sentenced for Attempting to Escape from Federal Prison | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Mexican national has been sentenced for an attempted prison escape in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Juan Fidencio Romo-De La…

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Executives of Card Payment Processing Company Indicted in East Texas for Nationwide Multimillion Dollar Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDTX

SHERMAN, Texas – A federal grand jury in Texas has indicted former executives and company leaders at Electronic Transactions Systems Corporation (“ETS”) for their conduct in defrauding approximately 7,000 merchant…

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Collin County Man Indicted for COVID Unemployment Fraud | USAO-EDTX

PLANO, Texas – An Allen, Texas man has been indicted for federal crimes arising from a scheme to extract Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic…

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Dallas Man Arrested and Charged in Connection with Multiple Bank Robberies across Northeast Texas | USAO-EDTX

PLANO, Texas – A Dallas man has been arrested and charged in connection with multiple bank robberies across the Metroplex area, announced Eastern District of Texas U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston…

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Port Arthur Man Indicted for Glock Switch Violations | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Port Arthur man has been arrested and charged in connection with federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today….

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Denison Youth Pastor Convicted of Child Exploitation Violations | USAO-EDTX

SHERMAN, Texas – An Anna, Texas man has been convicted for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today.  Chad Michael Rider, 48,…

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21 Charged, Including Hospital and Lab CEOs, in Connection with Multistate Healthcare Kickback Conspiracy | USAO-EDTX

TYLER, Texas – The Department of Justice announced criminal charges against 36 defendants in 13 federal districts across the United States for more than $1.2 billion in alleged fraudulent telemedicine,…

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Angelina County Man Sentenced for Trafficking Methamphetamine | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Lufkin man has been sentenced to more than 22 years in federal prison for drug trafficking related violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S….

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