Anahuac Transport Inc. has pleaded guilty to fraud
- Florida Recording Artist and Pennsylvania Man Charged for Role in $24 Million COVID-Relief Fraud Scheme
October 6, 2020A Florida recording artist and a Pennsylvania towing company owner have been charged for their alleged participation in a scheme to file fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $24 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
- California Man Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Defraud Afghan Government on U.S. Funded Contract
April 28, 2021A California man pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in a scheme to defraud the government of Afghanistan of over $100 million. These funds were provided to Afghanistan by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the purpose of constructing an electric grid in Afghanistan, in connection with the long-standing U.S. effort to strengthen that country’s basic infrastructure.
- Honduras Travel Advisory
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- South Florida Residents Convicted of Attempting to Illegally Export Controlled Items to Libya
October 22, 2021A federal jury convicted a pair of Florida residents yesterday for their roles in an illegal exports scheme. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Peter Sotis, 57, of Delray Beach, and Emilie Voissem, 45, of Sunrise, participated in a scheme to cause the illegal export of rebreather diving equipment to Libya in August 2016.
- Former Hilo Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty for Assaulting an Inmate and Conspiring with Other Officers to Cover it Up
December 3, 2020A former correctional officer at the Hawaii Community Correctional Center pleaded guilty to three felony offenses yesterday for assaulting an inmate; for failing to protect the inmate from being assaulted by three other correctional officers; and for conspiring with those officers to cover it up.
- State Department Employee and Spouse Plead Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods from U.S. Embassy
December 10, 2020A U.S. Department of State employee and his spouse pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods. The guilty pleas took place before U.S. District Judge Michael J. McShane, who has scheduled sentencing for March 18, 2021, for both defendants.
- Afghanistan Virtual Ministerial and Remarks by Secretary Blinken
August 31, 2021
- South African Freedom Day
April 27, 2021
- Readout from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s Meetings Commemorating Six Months since the January 6th Attack on the Capitol
July 6, 2021More from: July 6, 2021 [Read More…]
- Judiciary Informs Congress of Its Opposition to Bill
In U.S CourtsAugust 25, 2021The Judiciary has informed Congress that it opposes the proposed Judiciary Accountability Act. In a letter to key lawmakers today, Judge Roslynn R. Mauskopf, secretary of the Judicial Conference of the United States, wrote that the bill “fails to recognize the robust safeguards that have been in place within the Judiciary to protect Judiciary employees, including law clerks, from wrongful conduct in the workplace, including protections against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and abusive conduct.”
- Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating Nationwide Tax Fraud Scheme
December 22, 2021A Georgia man pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud the United States by promoting a nationwide tax fraud scheme to more than 200 participants in at least 19 states. He also pleaded guilty to helping others prepare and file false tax returns for individuals recruited to the scheme.
- More Achieved in 2020 to Improve Kidney Care Than in Decades
September 24, 2020Since the Department of [Read More…]
- Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod at a Joint Press Availability
May 17, 2021
- The United States Announces New Assistance to Respond to the Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis
May 18, 2021
- Remarks by Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband on the Announcement of Olmstead Settlement with the State of North Dakota
December 14, 2020Good afternoon and thank you for joining us. Today, we are pleased to announce that the Department of Justice and the State of North Dakota have reached a comprehensive settlement agreement to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The agreement commits North Dakota to expand services for individuals with disabilities so, when appropriate, they will be able to choose to remain in their own homes, near family and friends, while receiving the services they need, instead of entering or remaining in nursing facilities to receive care.
- 9th U.S-Philippines Bilateral Strategic Dialogue
November 16, 2021Office of the [Read More…]
- Secretary Antony J. Blinken With Rosemary Barton of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
February 28, 2021
- Designation of Under Secretary for Management John R. Bass as Chief Sustainability Officer
February 9, 2022
- EEG Testing and Private Investment Companies Pay $15.3 Million to Resolve Kickback and False Billing Allegations
July 21, 2021Two Texas companies have agreed to pay a combined $15.3 million to resolve allegations of kickbacks and other misconduct resulting in the submission of false claims to federal health care programs.
- Justice Department Files Lawsuit Against Father & Son Moving & Storage in Billerica, Massachusetts, for Unlawfully Auctioning Off Belongings of Deployed Servicemember
August 18, 2020The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit in the District of Massachusetts alleging that PRTaylor Enterprises LLC, a company doing business as Father & Son Moving & Storage (Father & Son), violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by failing to obtain a court order before auctioning off the entire contents of a U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant’s two storage units while he was deployed overseas.