Federal Reserve News: FRB announces members of Fraud Definitions Work Group

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The Federal Reserve today announced the members of its Fraud Definitions Work Group, the latest initiative to advance the Federal Reserve’s strategy for improving the U.S. payment system.  Over the next year, these 22 payments industry leaders and subject matter specialists will work collaboratively with Federal Reserve leaders to formulate recommendations for … Continue reading Federal Reserve News: FRB announces members of Fraud Definitions Work Group

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Charges Against Moberly Man, Kyle McClain, for Defrauding Food Bank Patrons

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office filed charges in Boone County, Missouri against Kyle McClain of Moberly, Missouri for violating the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.  The four-count Felony Complaint alleges that McClain fraudulently sold insurance plans to patrons at Boone County food banks under the guise of helping … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Charges Against Moberly Man, Kyle McClain, for Defrauding Food Bank Patrons

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Daniel Rowland, Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Springfield, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for enticing a person whom he believed to be a minor (but who was actually an undercover law enforcement officer) to engage in illicit sex. Daniel Rowland, 55, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 10 years in … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Daniel Rowland, Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

United States | Interview With E.J. and Ellen of KMBZ Kansas City’s Morning News

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with us this morning. Mr. Secretary, it’s an honor to speak with you. Good morning. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. It’s great to be with you as well. QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, I’m going to start here at home with our top story, flooding in Missouri and … Continue reading United States | Interview With E.J. and Ellen of KMBZ Kansas City’s Morning News

United States | Interview With Pete Mundo of the Pete Mundo Morning Show, KCMO

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: KCMO 103.7 FM and welcome in Mike Pompeo. Mr. Secretary, really appreciate a few minutes of your time as always. SECRETARY POMPEO: It’s good to be with you. QUESTION: You’re in town – it’s great to be with you as always. You’re in town. I know you’ve got an event … Continue reading United States | Interview With Pete Mundo of the Pete Mundo Morning Show, KCMO

United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Thirty-five minutes past the hour. Welcome in to the Voice of Reason here on a Monday. It’s a beautiful day. I want to get right into it as we have limited time with our next guest, but I’m so excited to have him back on the program as he’s actually … Continue reading United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

Oregon News: Madras Man, Dat Quoc Do Found Guilty of Discharging Firearm During Road Rage Altercation on Warm Springs Indian Reservation

PORTLAND, Ore. (STL.News) — On Friday, March 15, 2019, a federal jury found Dat Quoc Do, 28, of Madras, Oregon, guilty of two counts of unlawful use of a weapon for discharging a firearm during a road rage altercation on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in September 2017. “There is simply no excuse for this … Continue reading Oregon News: Madras Man, Dat Quoc Do Found Guilty of Discharging Firearm During Road Rage Altercation on Warm Springs Indian Reservation

Colorado News: DENVER, U.S. AttoColoradorney Jason R. Dunn Delivers Remarks At Islamic Center Of Boulder In Wake Of New Zealand Massacre

DENVER, Co. (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn and senior staff attended a vigil yesterday for victims of the mass shooting in New Zealand. Please find U.S. Attorney Dunn’s remarks below. Text of U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn’s remarks Good Afternoon. My name is Jason Dunn, and I am the United States Attorney for the District … Continue reading Colorado News: DENVER, U.S. AttoColoradorney Jason R. Dunn Delivers Remarks At Islamic Center Of Boulder In Wake Of New Zealand Massacre

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Erika Romanowski, Former Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office Employee Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice

PITTSBURGH, PA (STL.News) – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court for obstruction of justice, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab sentenced Erika Romanowski, 41, to serve one day in prison, followed by six months (180 days) of home detention and three years … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Erika Romanowski, Former Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office Employee Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice

NEW YORK News: Amsterdam Felon, Nelson Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses

ALBANY, NEW YORK (STL.News) – Nelson Rodriguez, age 39, of Amsterdam, New York, pled guilty today to possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possession of a firearm by a felon. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Amsterdam Police Chief Gregory J. Culick; and John … Continue reading NEW YORK News: Amsterdam Felon, Nelson Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses

Massachusetts News: Salvadoran National, Juan Martinez Sola Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News) – A Salvadoran national was sentenced on Friday, March 15, 2019, in federal court in Boston for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Juan Martinez Sola, 22, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf to time served in prison, approximately 16.5 months, and three years of supervised release. … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Salvadoran National, Juan Martinez Sola Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

United States | Interview With Nick Vasos and Kim Byrnes of Fox 4 News Mornings

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Well, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the metro today for a conference on global entrepreneurship. QUESTION: Yeah. You may remember he’s from Kansas, served as a congressman from the Wichita area. Well, Secretary Pompeo joins us now from the InterContinental Hotel in Kansas City. Good morning. Tell us … Continue reading United States | Interview With Nick Vasos and Kim Byrnes of Fox 4 News Mornings

United States | Aruba National Day

United States (STL.News) – On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer my best wishes to the people of Aruba as you commemorate your National Day on March 18. The United States values the strong ties and exchanges between our nations. We look forward to expanding travel between our two countries and … Continue reading United States | Aruba National Day

United States | Interview With Lukas & Careth in the Morning, B98 FM

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: 97.9 B98, Lukas and Careth in the Morning. It’s 7:44. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on with us. Good morning, Secretary – or Mr. Secretary, I should say. I’m being very proper now. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. Thanks for being so formal. It’s great to be back home. It’s … Continue reading United States | Interview With Lukas & Careth in the Morning, B98 FM

United States | Interview With Nick Gosnell of WIBW NewsDay Now

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: It’s 7:25. On the phone with me this morning, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Good morning, Mr. Secretary. SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. QUESTION: Tell us why you’re in Kansas this week. SECRETARY POMPEO: Nick, it’s great to be with you. It’s great to be back home. I’m here today to … Continue reading United States | Interview With Nick Gosnell of WIBW NewsDay Now

Connecticut News: Nora R. Dannehy Returns to U.S. Attorney’s Office

Connecticut (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney John H. Durham today announced that Nora R. Dannehy has returned to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and will serve as Counsel to the U.S. Attorney. Ms. Dannehy first joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut in 1991 and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney until April 2008 … Continue reading Connecticut News: Nora R. Dannehy Returns to U.S. Attorney’s Office

Connecticut News: Federal Employee, SCOTT PIERSON Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense

Connecticut (STL.News) – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that SCOTT PIERSON, 58, of Vernon, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to one count of receipt of child pornography. According to court documents and statements made in court, in March 2018, the U.S. … Continue reading Connecticut News: Federal Employee, SCOTT PIERSON Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense

Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Local Business Settles Claims it Violated Servicemember’s Rights

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  (STL.News) – Lawn Doctor of Stafford-Culpepper, doing business as Beck I, LLC, has agreed to settle claims that the business and its owners violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by suspending and terminating a U.S. Army Reserve soldier following his return from active duty military service. “Military reservists make … Continue reading Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Local Business Settles Claims it Violated Servicemember’s Rights

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer, Royal Metals Group, Chelsea Gless, Its Owner, to Pay More than $2.3 Million for Fraud, Misappropriation in Gold, Silver Scheme

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered an Order of Default Judgment (“Order”) and Permanent Injunction against Royal Metals Group, LLC (“RMG”), and its member, manager and part owner, Chelsea Gless (“Gless”) of Iowa (collectively, “defendants”) for … Continue reading CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer, Royal Metals Group, Chelsea Gless, Its Owner, to Pay More than $2.3 Million for Fraud, Misappropriation in Gold, Silver Scheme

St Louis News: New Partner Welcomed for Animal Shelter Operations

The Department of Health enters into a contract with the Center for Animal Rescue and Enrichment STL (CARE STL) to operate the city animal shelter ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The City of St. Louis Department of Health has entered into a contract with the Center for Animal Rescue and Enrichment STL (CARE STL) to … Continue reading St Louis News: New Partner Welcomed for Animal Shelter Operations

MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

  ATLANTA/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking MoistureShield has introduced two new colors of composite decking featuring CoolDeck® technology for spring decking projects! Unveiled last month at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, VIsion with CoolDeck minimizes heat absorption by up to 35% versus traditional capped … Continue reading MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

St Louis News: Missouri American Water sets out to save homeowners money on their water bills during the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24

ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – Missouri American Water is leveraging the nationwide awareness campaign taking place during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week in order to advance local water conservation goals as well as provide a savings to homeowners, property owners and businesses in the communities it serves. The annual Fix a Leak Week … Continue reading St Louis News: Missouri American Water sets out to save homeowners money on their water bills during the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24

Things to Consider Before Choosing an Upholstery Cleaner

Uh oh! Looks like you’ve spilled something all over your beautifully upholstered furniture. Or maybe it’s just time for some routine maintenance and I’m being a little overdramatic.   Either way, you’re here because you need some help figuring out how to go about cleaning your upholstery.  Upholstery is an expensive and delicate part of … Continue reading Things to Consider Before Choosing an Upholstery Cleaner

Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

  FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) On February 19, 2019, over 185 international builders, product manufacturers, and insurance companies gathered at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower (“The Strat”) in Las Vegas, NV for the unveiling of this year’s QB Builder Awards winners, based on inspection data collected by Quality Built (QB) in … Continue reading Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

  NEW YORK/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) The landscape of commercial real estate finance is ever-changing. The ability to properly analyze markets, evaluate income-producing properties, assess financing options, calculate investment returns, and ultimately make informed real estate investment decisions is integral to industry professionals. To help these professionals refine skills in finance and investment, the … Continue reading Fordham Real Estate Institute Adds Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Finance

Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA (STL.News) – Joe and Yahav, founders of Attic Construction, consider themselves to be much more than your friendly neighborhood attic insulation installation business. When asked, “What makes Attic Construction special?  What should people know about Attic Construction?”, their answer is simple, yet confident: “We’re good at keeping customers happy.” -Yahav The origins of … Continue reading Attic Construction Boasts 6 Years of Excellence

Evolve Social Dubbed ‘Secret Ingredient’ for Brokers and Advisors with Engel & Völkers in Florida

  NAPLES, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) Engel & Völkers Florida is pleased to announce it’s progress with Evolve Social, an artificial intelligence powered digital listing advertising solution launched in partnership with Adfenix in Q4 2018. Evolve Social is quickly becoming the secret ingredient to further increasing digital property marketing campaign reach for clients. Engel … Continue reading Evolve Social Dubbed ‘Secret Ingredient’ for Brokers and Advisors with Engel & Völkers in Florida

Leader in Monthly and Vacation Rentals Integrates with American Snowbird Network

  FAIRHOPE, ALA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) The Snowbird Company, has partnered to integrate MonthlyRentalsByOwner.com, a product of sister-company Clearle Rental Niches, into it’s core ‘American Snowbird Network’ of websites. The Snowbird Company’s Founder and President, Sean Beckham said that “a huge increase in inquiries from non-Snowbird monthly vacationers through our system, was the reason … Continue reading Leader in Monthly and Vacation Rentals Integrates with American Snowbird Network

Las Vegas Realtor Terri Gamboa Shares Home-Selling Secrets

  LAS VEGAS/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) The Realty One Group team leader has seen many people go it alone and sell their home without a Realtor, and explains why using a real estate professional can save them more than just a headache. Homeowners across the nation can often relate when asking themselves if they … Continue reading Las Vegas Realtor Terri Gamboa Shares Home-Selling Secrets

US Coast Guard News: Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Islamorada

KEY WEST, FL (STL.News) – The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old woman who sustained a back injury after falling aboard the 26-foot research vessel, Irgo, Sunday approximately two miles south of Islamorada. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request via VHF radio channel 16 from the Irgo crew at approximately 3:30 p.m. … Continue reading US Coast Guard News: Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Islamorada