Category: Virginia – Eastern District

Bloods Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murders in Newport News | USAO-EDVA

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A New York man was sentenced today two consecutive terms of life in prison for the murders of two men in Newport News in June and…

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Two Virginia Inmates Plead Guilty to Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Scheme | USAO-EDVA

NORFOLK, Va. – Two men pleaded guilty today to fraudulently obtaining benefits made available as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to court documents, from approximately June 2020 through…

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Chesapeake Businessman Pleads Guilty to $1.2 Million Tax Fraud | USAO-EDVA

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Chesapeake man and business owner pleaded guilty today to defrauding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) out of more than $1.2 million in taxes. According to…

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Former Richmond Attorney Sentenced to Obstructing Investigation of Bankruptcy Embezzlement | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A former Richmond attorney was sentenced today to 44 months in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for obstructing an official proceeding in connection with…

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Mother of FCI Petersburg Inmate who Spearheaded Bribery Scheme Sentenced | USAO-EDVA

RICHMOND, Va. – A Baltimore, Maryland, woman was sentenced to 45 months in prison yesterday for her role in a bribery scheme that allowed for the introduction of contraband into…

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Chinese-Made Military Helmets and Body Armor to Federal Agencies | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Celeste, Texas, man pleaded guilty today to a wire fraud scheme involving the selling of Chinese-made military helmets, body armor, and other products to the United…

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Virginia Beach Man Sentenced for Production of Child Pornography | USAO-EDVA

NORFOLK, Va. – A Virginia Beach man was sentenced yesterday to 22 years in prison for producing images of child sexual abuse. According to court documents, from December 2018 to…

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Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery and Carjacking | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Washington, DC, man was sentenced today to 357 months in prison for his role in an armed robbery and carjacking that led to a high-speed police…

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Former Medical Student Sentenced for Fatal Party Drug Overdose | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – An Ontario, Canada, man was sentenced today to one year in prison for distributing MDA—a psychedelic drug similar to MDMA, or “molly”—that resulted in the fatal overdose…

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York County Man Sentenced for Distributing Heroin to Women Who Died from Drug Overdoses | USAO-EDVA

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A York County man was sentenced today to 17 years in prison for distributing heroin to two women who died from overdoses at his Seaford home…

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