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Jury Convicts Violent 11-Time Felon of Gun and Drug Charges | USAO-EDVA

NORFOLK, Va. (USDOJ.Today) A federal jury convicted a Norfolk man yesterday on all counts charged against him—two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm, one count of…

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Blacksburg Doctor to Serve 90 Months in Prison on Health Care Fraud, Distribution of Controlled Substances, Obstruction of Justice Charges | USAO-WDVA

ROANOKE, Va. (USDOJ.Today) Frank Purpera Jr., the former owner of the Virginia Vein Institute, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Roanoke to 90 months in federal prison after…

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Bristol, Virginia Man Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA (USDOJ.Today) Jonathan Neal Sexton, a Bristol, Virginia man, who corresponded with and sent lewd pictures to an FBI employee he believed to be a 14-year-old girl, was sentenced…

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City of Lynchburg Awarded $632,496 from Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women | USAO-WDVA

LYNCHBURG, VA (USDOJ.Today) The Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) announced the awarding of a $632,496 continuation grant to the City of Lynchburg to fund a program…

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Fraud Alert: Scammers Claiming to be with DOJ, Preying on Elderly | USAO-WDVA

ROANOKE, VA (USDOJ.Today) The Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has received multiple reports that individuals claiming to represent the Department of Justice are calling members…

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Opioid Manufacturer Indivior’s Former Global Medical Director Pleads Guilty In Connection With Drug Safety Claims | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA (USDOJ.Today) Timothy Baxter, the former global medical director of Indivior, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Abingdon to a one-count misdemeanor information charging him with causing…

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CDM Smith and CDM Federal Programs Agrees to $5.6 Million Settlement | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (USDOJ.Today) CDM Smith Inc., headquartered in Boston, and CDM Federal Programs Corporation, located in Fairfax, have agreed to pay approximately $5.6 million to settle False Claims Act allegations…

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Mine Owner and Foreman Sentenced To Prison For Dust-Sampling Fraud | USAO-WDVA

ABINGDON, VIRGINA (USDOJ.Today) A Grundy, Va., coal company, its owner, and one of its foremen, were sentenced yesterday in the United States District Court in Abingdon for conspiring to defraud…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Straw Purchasing Three Firearms | USAO-EDVA

ALEXANDRIA, VA (USDOJ.Today) An Emporia man pleaded guilty today to straw purchasing three firearms. According to court documents, Corey O’Neal Phipps, Jr., 23, straw purchased three firearms from a federal…

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