Category: Texas – Southern District

Seven charged for roles in a $110 million compound drug scheme | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A compound pharmacy owner, three marketers, a referring physician and two clinic office staff have been taken into custody in connection with a multi-million dollar health care…

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Local man found guilty of violent robbery attempt | USAO-SDTX

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A Corpus Christi federal jury has convicted a 41-year-old man for attempted robbery and discharging a firearm in the commission of the crime, announced Acting U.S….

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Soldiers charged with alien smuggling | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – Two Fort Hood active duty soldiers are set to make appearances in federal court today on allegations they attempted to smuggle two undocumented Mexican citizens to San…

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San Antonio man indicted for smuggling cocaine in pickup truck axle | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A 24-year-old San Antonio resident has been charged with importing 9.6 kilograms of cocaine, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Lowery. A Laredo federal grand jury returned a…

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Armed drug traffickers head to prison | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – Two men will now serve substantial prison sentences for possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of meth, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery….

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Septuagenarian charged with manufacturing “ghost guns” | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – A 73-year-old has been charged for selling illegally manufactured and unregistered firearms suppressors destined for a Mexican drug cartel, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Lowery. A federal…

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Pain doctor pays to settle allegations arising from false billing | USAO-SDTX

LAREDO, Texas – A 44-year-old physician from Laredo has paid $340,437.68 to resolve allegations he falsely billed Medicare for the use of electro-acupuncture devices, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B….

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Former employee admits to stealing over $400,000 | USAO-SDTX

McALLEN, Texas – The former controlling manager of Lone Star Shredding’s parent company has pleaded guilty to defrauding his employer, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Lone Star Shredding…

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Wrongful billing results in $2.6M settlement and 10-year exclusion from federal health care programs | USAO-SDTX

HOUSTON – A 46-year-old chiropractor and her medical group have agreed to pay in order to resolve allegations of fraudulent billing, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery.  Suhyun An…

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