Category: Utah District

Washington Man Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison and Ordered to Pay $3.2 Million Dollars for Kickback Scheme | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Nan Ma, 39, of Washington, Utah, was sentenced by a U.S. District Court Judge in St. George, Utah, to serve 33 months in federal prison for…

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U.S. Attorney Trina A. Higgins Recognizes Police Week in the District of Utah | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY— In honor of National Police Week, United States Attorney Trina A. Higgins recognizes the service and sacrifice of federal, state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. This year,…

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Orem Man Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison and Ordered to Pay $8.4 Million in Restitution for Romance and Money Laundering Scheme | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- Jeffersonking Anyanwu, 34, of Orem, was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering in connection with facilitating a…

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Trina A. Higgins Sworn in as United States Attorney for the District of Utah | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Trina A. Higgins was sworn in as United States Attorney for the District of Utah by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Robert…

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Ogden Business Owner Sentenced to a Year in Prison for Tax Crimes | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY- Daniel Fry, 46, of Ogden, was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to failing to pay and account for trust…

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Salt Lake City Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Murat Suljovic, 24, of Salt Lake City, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison followed by 20 years of supervised release by a U.S. District…

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Aneth Man Sentenced to 108 Months in Prison for Crimes Related to Shooting at Law Enforcement Agents | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Cecil T. Vijil Jr., 39, of Aneth, was sentenced to 96 months in federal prison after being convicted of assaulting an FBI Special Agent and assaulting…

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Justice Department Honors Fifth Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing | USAO-UT

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced the recipients of the Fifth Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing. This year’s awards recognize the exceptional work of…

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