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COLUMBIA, SC—United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated today that Adrian Cienfuegos-Aguirre, age 32, of Guerrero, Mexico, was sentenced to 87 months’ imprisonment yesterday in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina, after earlier pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846. United States District Judge Joseph F.
United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced today the filing of a complaint charging Hector Rodriguez, a Customs and Border Protection Officer; Gerardo Rodriguez; and Vanessa Moya with conspiracy to bring in aliens for financial gain and to receive bribes and bringing in illegal aliens for financial gain.
Check Cashiers in Brooklyn, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles Charged for Alleged Violations of Anti-Money Laws
WASHINGTON—Seven individuals and four check cashing businesses were charged today in the Eastern District of New York and the Central District of California for their alleged roles in separate schemes to violate the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). The defendants allegedly failed to follow reporting and anti-money laundering requirements for transactions totaling more than $50 million.
Leader of Sophisticated, Violent Fraudulent Document Ring Sentenced in Virginia to 25 Years in Prison
RICHMOND, VA—Israel Cruz Millan, 26, of Raleigh, N.C., was sentenced today to 25 years in prison, after having pleaded guilty to participating in a racketeering conspiracy; conspiring to possess, produce, and transfer false identification documents; and conspiring to engage in money laundering. Further, the defendant is illegally within the United States and will be deported following the service of his prison sentence.
KANSAS CITY, KS—A Johnson County man has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for selling $1 million worth of counterfeit Cisco computer equipment, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
More Than Two Dozen Identified in Massive Fraudulent Document Manufacturing Operation in Los Angeles
More than 300 law enforcement officers from federal and local agencies executed dozens of arrest and search warrants this morning relative to a multiple fraudulent document rings operating in Los Angeles and Riverside Counties, Northern California, Illinois, and Texas with connections to other states and Mexico. The document fraud rings supported a variety of criminal activity, announced Steven Martinez, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI in Los Angeles, and André Birotte Jr., the United States Attorney in Los Angeles.
TUCSON, AZ—A federal grand jury in Tucson has returned a four-count superseding indictment against U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) Luis Carlos Vasquez, 32; Victor Stuppi, 40; Jesus Antonio Chavez-Bustamante, 25; and Karla Beatriz Prieto, 23, all of Douglas, Ariz; and Saul Lizarraga-Roldan, 37; and Marcos Abraham Sandoval-Lizarraga, 22, both of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, conspiracy to import marijuana and importation of marijuana.
By Andrew Thomason Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD — The federal government is requiring Illinois police to report illegal immigrants who are arrested on any charge from public intoxication to murder, in spite of Gov. Pat Quinn’s opposition.
Federal officials in Chicago say they’ve arrested 370 immigrants who were in the U.S. illegally or were convicted of other crimes.
(CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM) — In the first public incident of its kind, cartels are making direct death threats to U.S. law enforcement officials in Nogales, Arizona, the police chief there told CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM Monday.