Category: Utah District

Guidance Relating to the November 2022 General Election | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- United States Attorney Trina A. Higgins announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Aaron Clark will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the…

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Spanish Fork Man and His Two Businesses Charged with Wire Fraud and Money Laundering Offenses. | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – James Wolfgramm, aka Semisi Niu, aka James Vaka Niu, 43, of Spanish Fork, and two of his businesses, Bitex LLC (Bitex), and Ohana Capital Financial, Inc….

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Logan Man Convicted of Securities Fraud | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- On August 30, 2022, after a three-day trial, a federal jury in the District of Utah found Thomas Fairbanks, 69, of Logan, guilty of securities fraud as…

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Woman Sentenced for Stealing over $100,000 from Social Security | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Melody Jean Styszko, 54, now of Eldridge, Missouri, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Utah to 60 months of probation for continuing to accept and…

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Woods Cross Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Exploitation of Minors | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- Yesterday, August 24, 2022, in the U.S. District Court, District of Utah, Landon Germaine, 24, of Woods Cross, pled guilty in two federal child exploitation cases arising…

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Syracuse Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and Heroin and Firearms Violations | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- on August 3, 2022, after a two-week trial, a federal jury in the District of Utah found Christopher Flynn, 38, of Syracuse, guilty of conspiracy to distribute…

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Orem Man Convicted of Possession of Firearms as a Convicted Felon and Possession of Stolen Firearms | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- On July 31, 2022, after a four-day trial, a federal jury in the District of Utah found James D. Brunson, 25, of Orem, guilty of possession of…

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Navajo Nation Man Charged with Murder | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Randy Lansing, 38, of Aneth, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation Indian Tribe, was charged by a federal grand jury in the District of Utah…

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Salt Lake City Man Charged in $1.8 Million CARES Act Loan Fraud Scheme | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- Giuseppe Mirenda, 27, of Salt Lake City, was charged by a federal grand jury in the District of Utah with fraudulently obtaining more than $1.8 million in…

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