Category: Utah District

One Individual Charged as Law Enforcement Targets Fentanyl Shipped from Las Vegas to Utah | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Colin Andrew Shapard, 21, of Las Vegas, Nevada, has been charged in federal court by the United States Attorney’s Office in Utah with six counts related…

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Owner of Rust Rare Coin Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison for Running Fraudulent Silver Trading Program | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Gaylen Dean Rust, 62, of Layton, was sentenced to 19 years in federal prison by a U.S. District Court Judge on Tuesday, after being convicted of…

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Six Indicted for Distribution of Cocaine and Methamphetamine along Wasatch Front | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal grand jury in the District of Utah has issued a16-count indictment, which alleges that six individuals associated with a drug trafficking organization are responsible…

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South Jordan Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Producing and Distributing Child Exploitation Materials | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Thomas Wallin, 23, of South Jordan, was sentenced to serve 18 years in federal prison and a lifetime of supervised release, after pleading guilty to the…

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Seventeen Charged With Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering in St. George, Utah | USAO-UT

ST. GEORGE, UTAH – A recently unsealed 24 count indictment issued by a grand jury in the District of Utah charges 17 individuals for their alleged roles in a conspiracy…

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Sanpete County Man Charge with Operating a Fraudulent Farm Equipment Business | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Ryan Palmer, 53, of Sanpete County, was indicted by a grand jury last December in the District of Utah for a fraudulent scheme related to his…

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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Justice Department Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking | USAO-UT

DATELINE — U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today released the Justice Department’s new National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking pursuant to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act. Rooted in the…

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Utah Attorney Sentenced for Bankrupty Fraud Scheme | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Attorney Eric Singleton, 56, of Salt Lake City, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison by a judge in the District of…

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Utah Attorney Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud Scheme | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – Attorney Eric Singleton, 56, of Salt Lake City, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison by a judge in the District of…

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Utah County Man Sentenced for Fraud Related to a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan | USAO-UT

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah County resident was sentenced last Wednesday in connection with fraudulent representations he made to get a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Michael…

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