Category: Texas – Eastern District

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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Nigerian National Guilty of Elder Fraud Related Violations in the Eastern District of Texas | USAO-EDTX

PLANO, Texas – A Nigerian national has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. Sobanke Idris Sunday Adereti, 24, pleaded guilty to false…

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Jefferson County Man Guilty of FEMA Fraud for Hurricane Harvey Payments | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Beaumont man has pleaded guilty to hurricane-related fraud in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today.  Ricky Gonzales, 61, pleaded…

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Cuban National Sentenced to Federal Prison in Gas Pump Skimmer Scheme | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Cuban national has been sentenced to prison for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today. Victor Entenza,…

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Violent Guatemalan Drug Lord Receives Life Sentence in EDTX | USAO-EDTX

SHERMAN, Texas – A Guatemalan national who operated an international drug trafficking ring received a life sentence, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei. Wilson Wilfredo Luargas-Garcia, a/k/a “Primazo,” 44,…

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Jefferson County Man Sentenced to Nearly Two Decades in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Port Arthur man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei…

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