Category: Texas – Western District

San Antonio Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Multi-Million Dollar Bribery and Government Contract Fraud Scheme | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – Keith Alan Seguin, a 55-year-old former civilian employee at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, admitted this morning to receiving millions of dollars in bribes in…

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Former Employee Sentenced for Stealing Money from Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas | USAO-WDTX

DEL RIO – A federal judge sentenced 50-year-old Eduardo Riojas Villarreal of San Antonio to 21 months in federal prison yesterday for stealing money from the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of…

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 16 Gang Members and Associates for Drug Trafficking in Eagle Pass Area | USAO-WDTX

DEL RIO – Sixteen Partido Revolutionario Mexican (PRM) members and associates, primarily from the Eagle Pass area, face federal drug trafficking charges. A federal grand jury indictment unsealed today charges…

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Former Schertz Business Manager Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing over $470,000 from Employer | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – A federal judge sentenced 50-year-old Deanna Bates Wehde of San Antonio today to 49 months in federal prison for stealing over $470,000 from the company she managed….

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Healthcare Practitioners to Pay over $1 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability Arising from Billing of P-Stim Devices | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – Three separate healthcare providers within the Western District of Texas have agreed to pay a collective $1,056,340.50 to resolve liability under the False Claims Act for the…

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Five Arrested for Allegedly Laundering Nearly $1 Million from Business Email Compromise Fraud | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – A federal grand jury indictment unsealed today charges five individuals for laundering nearly $1 million derived from a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme. FBI agents and local…

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Two Dominican Republic Citizens Plead Guilty to Mail Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Scheme | USAO-WDTX

EL PASO – Wilver Jose Polanco-Alvarez, a 26-year-old Dominican Republic citizen residing in Miami, and Jose Eduardo Gomez Salas, a 25-year-old Dominican Republic citizen residing in New York, admitted in…

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Former Karnes County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced for Straw Purchasing Firearms Smuggled to Mexico | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – A federal judge sentenced Former Karnes County Sheriff’s Deputy Oswaldo Bernal today to 32 months in federal prison for straw purchasing approximately 40 firearms that were subsequently…

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Former Office Manager for San Antonio Dermatology Practice Indicted on Federal Fraud and Identity Theft Charges | USAO-WDTX

SAN ANTONIO – A former office manager of a prominent local dermatology practice waived pre-trial detention today and agreed to remain in federal custody pending trial. She is charged with…

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Swindler Sentenced to Federal Prison for $6.8M Securities Fraud Scheme | USAO-WDTX

AUSTIN – A federal judge sentenced 45-year-old Christopher Matthew Meredith of Shawnee, Kansas to 14 years in federal prison today for his scheme to defraud investors of more than $6.8…

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