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United States News: State Department Terrorist Designations of Jawad Nasrallah, al-Mujahidin Brigades, and Hizballah

United States – The Department of State has designated Jawad Nasrallah and Al-Mujahidin Brigades (AMB) as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) under Section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons who have committed, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or … Continue reading United States News: State Department Terrorist Designations of Jawad Nasrallah, al-Mujahidin Brigades, and Hizballah

United States News: Seven people from Northeast Ohio indicted on federal firearms charges

United States – Seven people were indicted on federal firearms charges. Indicted are: Demond C. Smart, 29, of Akron; Eric S. Smith, 49, of Akron; Leighland Johnson, 33, of Youngstown; Russell Littlejohn, 31, of Cleveland; Howard Frost, 39, of Lorain; Edward Campbell III, 27, of Youngstown and Essence D. Williams, 23, of Youngstown. Smart is … Continue reading United States News: Seven people from Northeast Ohio indicted on federal firearms charges

United States News: Statement of United States Attorneys Matthew Schneider and Andrew Birge Regarding the Passage of Proposal One

United States – The people of Michigan have voted to legalize – with certain restrictions – the possession, use, and distribution of marijuana under state law. However, marijuana continues to be an illegal drug under federal law. As the chief federal law enforcement officers in Michigan, we are providing this statement regarding the enforcement of … Continue reading United States News: Statement of United States Attorneys Matthew Schneider and Andrew Birge Regarding the Passage of Proposal One

United States News: Foreign National, Lewis Bennett Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter on the High Seas

United States – Lewis Bennett, 41, a dual citizen of Australia and the United Kingdom, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for killing his wife, Isabella Hellman, while on board a sailing vessel on the high seas. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of Florida, Tom Jones, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau … Continue reading United States News: Foreign National, Lewis Bennett Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter on the High Seas

United States News: Government Forfeits More Than $143 Million in Fraud Proceeds Seized from David H. Brooks

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York’s Largest Civil Forfeiture Recovery Will Compensate Thousands of Victims United States – Earlier today, U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert entered an order forfeiting more than $143 million in assets that had been seized from David H. Brooks, the now-deceased founder and former Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading United States News: Government Forfeits More Than $143 Million in Fraud Proceeds Seized from David H. Brooks

United States News: Justice Department Election Day Program

United States – United States Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced today that the United States Attorney’s Office and the local Office of the FBI, in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters, are prepared to receive and review allegations of election fraud and voting rights abuses related to the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. The Justice … Continue reading United States News: Justice Department Election Day Program

United States News: Tribal Access Program Expansion

United States – The United States Department of Justice has announced the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for National Crime Information (TAP). TAP will allow the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe Tribes of the Wind River Reservation to more effectively protect its citizens through the exchange of critical information across several national crime information … Continue reading United States News: Tribal Access Program Expansion

United States News: Turn in your unused pills and medicine on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

United States – After collecting a total of more than 9.9 million pounds of expired, unused and unwanted prescription medications during 15 previous events over the past eight years, the Drug Enforcement Administration expects to reach a total of 10 million pounds collected following the upcoming fall 2018 Take back event. DEA and its national, … Continue reading United States News: Turn in your unused pills and medicine on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day