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Arkansas News: Texarkana Man, Christopher Whistle Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

Texarkana, Arkansas – Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Christopher Whistle, age 40, of Texarkana, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 100 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Methamphetamine.  The Honorable Susan O. Hickey presided over the … Continue reading Arkansas News: Texarkana Man, Christopher Whistle Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

Oregon News: Nigerian Leader, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem Nationwide Identity Theft and IRS Tax Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Federal Prison

EUGENE, Ore. – On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem, 35, of Bowie, Maryland and Nigeria, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for leading a vast conspiracy to steal identities and file fraudulent tax returns.  He was ordered to pay more than $12 million in restitution and will be subject to deportation when … Continue reading Oregon News: Nigerian Leader, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem Nationwide Identity Theft and IRS Tax Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Federal Prison

Connecticut News: Ansonia Man, JACOB FREEMAN Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JACOB FREEMAN, 22, of Ansonia, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine. Judge Meyer ordered FREEMAN to serve … Continue reading Connecticut News: Ansonia Man, JACOB FREEMAN Sentenced to 30 Months in Federal Prison for Distributing Crack

Missouri News: Demante Syms, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for his Role in Three Homicides and Witness Tampering

ST LOUIS, MO – Demante Syms, 26, of Saint Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to life imprisonment plus one year for his participation in the killing of three individuals in furtherance of drug trafficking and his tampering with a witness.  Syms was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Ross. According to court documents, … Continue reading Missouri News: Demante Syms, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for his Role in Three Homicides and Witness Tampering

Arkansas News: Texarkana Man, Deadrick Lamar Tatum Sentenced To Over 4 Years In Federal Prison For Firearms Violation

El Dorado, Arkansas – Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Deadrick Lamar Tatum (aka “Toda”), age 26, of Texarkana, was sentenced yesterday, to 54 months in federal prison on one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  The Honorable Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencing … Continue reading Arkansas News: Texarkana Man, Deadrick Lamar Tatum Sentenced To Over 4 Years In Federal Prison For Firearms Violation

SEATTLE | ‘Don’t leave me, Mom’: Detainee tells of separation from son

SEATTLE (AP) — The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son’s life. So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pacific surfing town of Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador and headed for the United States. Two months later, she sits in a … Continue reading SEATTLE | ‘Don’t leave me, Mom’: Detainee tells of separation from son

Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Francisco Rivera-Cobo, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Illegal Alien

Used Another’s Social Security Number to Get Work and Register a Car Cedar Rapids, Iowa – A Guatemalan man who unlawfully used fraudulent identification documents was sentenced June 18, 2018, to more than three months in federal prison. Francisco Rivera-Cobo, age 20, a citizen of Guatemala illegally present in the United States and residing in … Continue reading Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Francisco Rivera-Cobo, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Illegal Alien

Iowa News: Zwingle Man, Cody Richey with 24 Adult Criminal Convictions Sentenced to Federal Prison for Wire Fraud

Fraud Scammed More Than 250 Victims Out of More Than $750,000 Zwingle, Iowa – A Dubuque area man who participated in a fraud that victimized more than 250 elderly victims across the United States was sentenced today to nearly five years in prison. Evidence at the sentencing hearing and prior court hearings in related cases … Continue reading Iowa News: Zwingle Man, Cody Richey with 24 Adult Criminal Convictions Sentenced to Federal Prison for Wire Fraud