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Texas News: HOUSTON, Seven Defendants Convicted in Securities Fraud Conspiracy

HOUSTON, Texas – The last defendant charged in relation to a more than $40 million securities fraud “pump and dump” conspiracy has now been convicted, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. With the guilty plea of John David Brotherton, 59, of League City, today, all seven defendants charged in the case now stand convicted. Andrew Ian … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, Seven Defendants Convicted in Securities Fraud Conspiracy

Texas News: Houston Resident, Patricia Rodriguez Convicted of Fraud Scheme Linked to Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, Ts. ‐ A Houston area resident has entered a guilty plea to fraud in connection with a major disaster for her scheme to defraud the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Patricia Rodriguez, 38, of Houston, entered her guilty plea today before U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore. As part of … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Resident, Patricia Rodriguez Convicted of Fraud Scheme Linked to Hurricane Harvey

Texas News: TEXARKANA, Dontrell McChester, Red River Army Depot Contractor Sentenced for Assaulting Police Officer

TEXARKANA, Texas – A 32-year-old Red River Army Depot contractor has been sentenced to federal prison for assaulting a Red River Army Depot Police Officer in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. Dontrell McChester, of Hooks, Texas, pleaded guilty on Nov. 5, 2018, to assault on a federal officer … Continue reading Texas News: TEXARKANA, Dontrell McChester, Red River Army Depot Contractor Sentenced for Assaulting Police Officer

Texas News: BEAUMONT, Federal Inmates Indicted for Escaping from Prison

BEAUMONT, Texas – Three federal prison inmates have been indicted for escaping from prison announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. The three federal inmates were charged with escape in three separate indictments returned by a federal grand jury today. According to the indictments on Jan. 12, 2019, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a … Continue reading Texas News: BEAUMONT, Federal Inmates Indicted for Escaping from Prison

Texas News: TYLER, Upshur County Methamphetamine Trafficking Operation Busted

TYLER, Texas – U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown announced today that seven individuals have been arrested and indicted as the result of a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking activities in the Eastern District of Texas. Beginning in 2017, a combined task force of federal, state and local law enforcement began a multi-agency investigation into the … Continue reading Texas News: TYLER, Upshur County Methamphetamine Trafficking Operation Busted

Texas News: HOUSTON, UT Health Science Center Pays More than $2.3 Million to Resolve Allegations

HOUSTON, Ts. – The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) at Houston has paid $2,396,769.76 to resolve allegations that its Human Genetics Center misappropriated grant funds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provided for research related to the impact of genomic variation on individual health and the health of families and populations, announced U.S. … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, UT Health Science Center Pays More than $2.3 Million to Resolve Allegations

Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Announces New PenFed Credit Union Regional Center In San Antonio

AUSTIN, TX – Jan. 27, 2019 – Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday announced Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed) will open a new Regional Financial Center in San Antonio, Texas, pending local incentive approvals. The new facility will create 571 new jobs and over $48 million in capital investment.  PenFed is one of the largest credit … Continue reading Texas News: Governor Greg Abbott Announces New PenFed Credit Union Regional Center In San Antonio

The Need For Enhanced U.S. Border Security

Jan. 27, 2019 – Two recent articles published using information obtained from the Louisiana Attorney General, Jeff Landry and Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton that support President Trump‘s claim for the need of enhanced border security. We have published many press release articles from the Department of Justice that refer to convictions of illegal immigrants committing … Continue reading The Need For Enhanced U.S. Border Security