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New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Four More Members of Mexican Drug Trafficking Organization Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges

DTO Imported Large Quantities of Heroin, Methamphetamine and Cocaine from Mexico and Distributed the Drugs in New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Kentucky and Illinois ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Four more of the 22 defendants charged with federal drug trafficking and international money laundering charges in a superseding indictment filed in Aug. 2017, entered guilty pleas in federal … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Four More Members of Mexican Drug Trafficking Organization Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges

New Jersey News: Bergen County Man, Shope Oluwo Admits Using Personal Information Stolen From U.S. Service Members To File Phony Tax Returns

TRENTON, N.J. – A Fort Lee, New Jersey, man today admitted generating phony tax refunds using personal identifying information stolen from current and former members of the U.S. army, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Shope Oluwo, 33, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court to an indictment charging him … Continue reading New Jersey News: Bergen County Man, Shope Oluwo Admits Using Personal Information Stolen From U.S. Service Members To File Phony Tax Returns

Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON, Texas – The owner of Crown Financial Services has entered a guilty plea to aiding and assisting in preparing false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Fatai Adeniji was the sole tax preparer for Crown Financial Services. From 2012 through 2016, he admitted he prepared false tax returns for his clients which contained … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

Tennessee News: Clarksville Man, Gabriel Gonzales Facing Federal Charges After Foiled Robbery Attempt

Defendant Shot by Store Clerk During Armed Robbery Attempt Clarksville, Te. – Gabriel Gonzales, 18, of Clarksville, Tennessee, was charged yesterday in a criminal complaint with Hobbs Act robbery and brandishing and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. … Continue reading Tennessee News: Clarksville Man, Gabriel Gonzales Facing Federal Charges After Foiled Robbery Attempt

New Mexico News: Mexican National, Roberto Esmerardo Lopez-Gaxiola Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Arising out of Seizure of 9.25 Pounds of Heroin and 1.46 Pounds of Fentanyl at U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint on I- 25 North of Las Cruces

Case Prosecuted as Part of HOPE Initiative which Seeks to Reduce the Number of Opioid-Related Deaths in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson, Special Agent in Charge Kyle W. Williamson of the DEA’s El Paso Division, and Chief Patrol Agent Aaron A. Hull of the U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector … Continue reading New Mexico News: Mexican National, Roberto Esmerardo Lopez-Gaxiola Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Arising out of Seizure of 9.25 Pounds of Heroin and 1.46 Pounds of Fentanyl at U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint on I- 25 North of Las Cruces

Florida News: Former Boca Raton Resident Sentenced to More than 5 Years in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Florida – A former Boca Raton resident, who purported to operate a tax preparation business in Pompano Beach, was sentenced to more than 5 years in prison for his involvement in a multi-million dollar stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Michael J. … Continue reading Florida News: Former Boca Raton Resident Sentenced to More than 5 Years in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON News: District Man, Delonte Mack Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison For Shooting Man in Broad Daylight in Southwest Washington

Victim Hit Five Times in February 2017 Attack Near Nationals Park WASHINGTON – Delonte Mack, 31, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 13 years in prison on charges stemming from a brazen shooting that took place in broad daylight last year in Southwest Washington, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: District Man, Delonte Mack Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison For Shooting Man in Broad Daylight in Southwest Washington

South Carolina News: North Carolina Man, James Jacob Parrish Sentenced to 105 Months Imprisonment After Pleading Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition Stemming from Mall Standoff

Columbia, S.C.– United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that James Jacob Parrish, Jr., age 36, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, was sentenced in federal court to 105 months imprisonment with 3 years of supervised release to follow.  Parrish plead guilty last November to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, in violation … Continue reading South Carolina News: North Carolina Man, James Jacob Parrish Sentenced to 105 Months Imprisonment After Pleading Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition Stemming from Mall Standoff