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United States of America v. Justin Michael Allen

Missoula, MT - California man sentenced to more than 15 years in Missoula meth trafficking investigation A California man who admitted conspiring to bring methamphetamine to Missoula for distribution was sentenced to 15 years and 10 months in prison and to five years of supervised release. Justin Michael Allen, 33, of Glendora, CA, pleaded guilty in June to conspiracy to distribute meth and t ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - MT)

United States of America v. Jamie Gillette

Coeur d'Alene, ID - Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement and False Tax Return Jamie Gillette Embezzled from Bendable Bright Light, Inc. Jamie Gillette, 53, of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and making and subscribing a false tax return, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced today. Pursuant to a written plea agreement filed with the Court, Gillette waived indictment and pl ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - ID)

United States of America v. Robert Cortez Marshall

Las Vegas, NV - Digital Advertising Business Owner And Operator Arrested For Defrauding Investors Of Over $5 Million A Nevada business owner and operator was arraigned on charges related to a fraud scheme that allegedly defrauded from investors over $5 million. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office is committed to prosecuting individuals who engage in acts of financial fraud,” said U.S. Attorney Truta ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - NV)

United States of America v. Hector Absi

Sacramento, CA - Former Chief Operating Officer of Davis Bio-Pesticide Company Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail, Wire, and Securities Fraud Hector Absi, 51, of Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and securities fraud. According to court documents, Absi is the former head of the sales department of Marrone Bio Innovations In ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Eugene Latrell McNeely, aka Sleepy, aka Slim Sleep da Mac

Oakland, CA - East Bay Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For Transporting A Minor Across State Lines To Prostitute In Oakland Eugene Latrell McNeely, aka Sleepy, aka Slim Sleep da Mac, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for transporting a minor with intent to prostitute, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. B ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Adam Joiner

Los Angeles, CA - Manhattan Beach Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Offense in Movie Investment Scam that Cost Overseas Investors $14 Million A Manhattan Beach man pleaded guilty to a fraud charge this afternoon in United States District Court and admitted bilking foreign investment groups out of $14 million by falsely claiming the money would be used to produce a feature film that Netflix wo ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Trevor Antone Lucas

San Diego, CA - Online Drug Dealer Sentenced to 15 Years for Distributing Counterfeit Pills Containing Fentanyl that Caused Overdose Death Drug dealer Trevon Antone Lucas was sentenced in federal court to 15 years in prison for selling the counterfeit oxycodone pills containing deadly fentanyl that caused the overdose death of a La Jolla resident in June of 2018. Lucas, a resident of Hig ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Tao Li

Phoenix, AZ - Chinese National Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export Military- and Space-Grade Technology from the United States to China On October 16, 2019, United States District Judge Diane J. Humetewa sentenced Tao Li, a 39-year-old Chinese national, to 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Li had previously pleaded guilty to consp ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - AZ)

United States of America v. Samuel Mcgaha, M.D. and Frank McNiel, M.D.

Knoxville, TN - Two East Tennessee Doctors Plead Guilty to Opioid Offenses Two Tennessee doctors each pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. Samuel Mcgaha, M.D., of Sevierville, Tennessee, and Frank McNiel, M.D., of Knoxville, Tennessee, each pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. The charges stem from Mcgaha’s ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - TN)

United States of America v. Timothy Blackman

Former New York Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Previously Convicted of Tax Evasion in 2004 A former Auburn, New York, business owner pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return. As alleged in court documents, Timothy Blackman, 48, was a self-employed contractor providing construction and remodeling services to customers. During the years 2007 through 2010, Blackman failed to file ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - NY)

United States of America v. Juan Antonio Hernandez Alvarado, a/k/a Tony Hernandez

New York, NY - Former Honduran Congressman Tony Hernández Convicted In Manhattan Federal Court Of Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms And False-Statements Offenses Hernández Participated in the Importation of Almost 200,000 Kilograms of Cocaine, Used Heavily Armed Security including Members of the Honduran National Police, and Coordinated Two Drug-Related M ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - NY)

United States of America v. Michael Sexton

Boston, MA - Bedford Man Sentenced for Selling Crack Cocaine to Bedford VA Medical Center Residents A Bedford man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with a scheme to distribute crack cocaine on the Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus in Bedford. Michael Sexton, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Douglas P. Woodlock to time served (approximately two mont ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - MA)

Dr. Mark Conliffe, ex rel. United States of America v. Osteo Relief Institutes (ORIs), et al.

Lexington, KY - Former Osteo Relief Institutes and Their Owners to Pay Over $7.1 Million to Resolve Allegations of Unnecessary Knee Injections and Braces Seven former Osteo Relief Institutes (ORIs) and their owners have agreed to pay the United States collectively more than $7.1 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they knowingly billed Medicare for medically unnecessary visc ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - MN)

Starview Property, LLC v. Stephen Y. Lee

In this acrimonious dispute between neighbors over a driveway easement, defendants Stephen and Tracy Lee appeal the trial court’s denial of a motion pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16, the anti-SLAPP statute,1 directed at three claims plaintiff Starview Property, LLC asserted for the first time in its first amended complaint. Although the Lees’ motion was timely filed within 60 day ... More $0 (10-19-2019 - CA)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- CHADWICK MILLER

MoreLaw Suites Office Out of Your Home and Lower Your Overhead 624 South Denver and 601 South Boulder Click Here For More Information 918-582-3993 On July 17, 2017, the Stark County Grand Jury indicted appellant on one count of carrying a concealed weapon in violation of R.C. 2923.12 and one count of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle in violation of R.C. 2923.16. On Novemb ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- DARTANIAN HOWARD

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. On November 14, 2018, the Stark County Grand Jury indicted appellant on one count of felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), a felony of the second degree, one count of having weapons while under disability in violation of R.C. 2923.13(A)(2) and/or (A)(3), a felony of the third degree, and one count o ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -v- RORY J. BOWERS

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. In July of 2016, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (hereinafter “ODJFS”) removed Appellant’s two biological daughters, J.B. and K.B., from the home of Appellant and his wife due to concerns of dependency and neglect. The girls were placed in foster care. {¶3} The girls began counseling in Novembe ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - OH)

United States of America v. Michael Wayne Cooper

Sioux Falls, SD - Federal Jury Convicts Sioux Falls Man of Distribution of Fentanyl Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance Michael Wayne Cooper, age 57, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was found guilty by a federal jury of one count of Distribution of a Controlled Substance Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and one count of Conspiracy to Distribu ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - SD)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- TYWON BRADLEY

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. On July 25, 2018, the Stark County Grand Jury indicted Appellant with four counts of felonious assault, in violation of R.C. 2903.11(A)(2), with firearm and repeat violent offender specifications, felonies of the second degree; one count of improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation or in a school saf ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - OH)

State of Indiana v. Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, Inc.

Washington, DC - The State of Indiana and Forty other states sued Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, Inc. on product liability, negligence and deceptive marketing theories claiming that the pelvic mesh products manufactured and sold by Ethicon was unreasonably dangerous and harmed thousands of women nationwide. The Plaintiffs also claimed that the Defendants failed to warm women of the serious side e ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - DC)

United States of America v. Donald Woo Lee

Los Angeles, CA - Southern California Doctor Found Guilty in $12 Million Medicare Fraud and Device Adulteration Scheme A federal jury found a southern California doctor guilty for his role in a $12 million scheme to provide medically unnecessary procedures to Medicare beneficiaries, upcode claims submitted to Medicare, and re-package single-use catheters for reuse on patients. After a six-day ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - CA)

United States of America v. Firas Hajjar and Your Fantasy Warehouse, Inc. (YRW)

Detroit, MI - Michigan Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion A Commerce Township, Michigan, resident pleaded guilty in Detroit, Michigan to tax evasion. According to court documents, Firas Hajjar owns and operates Your Fantasy Warehouse Inc. (YFW), an internet-only retail business that sells popular-culture shirts, sweaters, and other items. Hajjar provided fraudulent information to his ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - MI)

United States of America v. Douglas Hodge

Boston, MA - The United States of America charged Douglas Hodge, the former CEO of the Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud or honest services mail and wire fraud for paying $200,000 the mastermind of a scheme to facilitate his daughter's admission to the University of Southern California (USC) as a soccer recruit and submission of fa ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - MA)

United States of America v. Raylaine Knope and Bridget Lambert

New Orleans, LA - Louisiana Mother and Daughter Sentenced for Violating Civil Rights of Woman with Disabilities Raylaine Knope, 43, was sentenced to 336 months imprisonment in the Eastern District of Louisiana for obtaining forced, unpaid household labor and services from D.P., an adult woman with cognitive disabilities, as well as for conspiring to obtain D.P.’s forced labor and misprision of ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - LA)

United States of America v. Mohammed A.H. Mazunder, M.D.

Frankfort, KY - Kentucky Physician Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Distributing Opioids A Floyd County, Kentucky-based physician pleaded guilty for his role in unlawfully distributing opioids by pre-signing blank prescriptions that were ultimately completed by others and delivered to patients not seen by him. Mohammed A.H. Mazumder, M.D., 48, of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to one cou ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - KY)

United States of America v. Mackenzie Davis

Prescott, AZ - Former Hopi Indian Reservation Ranger Convicted in Arizona on Sexual Assault Charges and Destruction of Evidence The United States of America charged Mackenzie Davis with deprivation of rights under color of law, abusive sexual contact and destruction of evidence. A federal jury in the District of Arizona convicted Mackenzie Davis, 25, a former Ranger with the Hopi Resource Enf ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - AZ)

Cynthia Dobbs v. City of Los Angeles

The rule deciding this case is look where you are going. In broad daylight, Cynthia Dobbs walked into a round concrete pillar. It was 17.5 inches wide and 17.5 inches tall. A field of these unpainted pillars, also called bollards, protects the Los Angeles Convention Center from car bombs. They are the height of your average coffee table. Dobbs walked into one of them and sued the City of Los Angel ... More $0 (10-18-2019 - CA)

State of Oklahoma v. Jeffery Edward Teehee

MoreLaw Suites Office Out of Your Home and Lower Your Overhead 624 South Denver and 601 South Boulder Click Here For More Information 918-582-3993 Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Jeffery Edward Teehee with: Count # 1. Count as Filed: ESC, ESCAPE FROM DOC OR ALTERNATIVE INCARCERATION, in violation of 21 O.S. 443B Date of Offense: 01/09/2019 Party Name Disposition Information T ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OK)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- JASON LAUBACHER

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. The relevant facts and procedural history are as follows: {¶4} On October 23, 2017, the Canton Police Department received an anonymous call complaining about a strong smell of marijuana at certain times of the month and high traffic at a residence located at 1905 Superior Ave. N.E., Canton, Ohio. (Supp. T. at 9) ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- JEFFREY BARRETT

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a lawyer ⚖ MoreLaw Virtual ReceptionistsCall Morelaw @ 888-354-4529 For A Receptionist for Less Than a Dollar an Hour Appellant State of Ohio appeals the decision of the Court of Common Pleas, Richland County, granting a motion to suppress evidence filed by Defendant-Appellee Jeffrey D. Barrett in an OVI case. The relevant facts leading to this appeal are a ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- DAVID W. JOHNS, JR.

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. MoreLaw Virtual ReceptionistsCall Morelaw @ 888-354-4529 For A Receptionist for Less Than a Dollar an Hour The entire stop and interaction that followed were captured on the Trooper Untied’s cruiser’s video and audio recording system. {¶3} On February 16, 2017 around 4:59 p.m., Trooper 2>Drew Untied with the Ohio State ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OH)

DENNIS D. JACKSON -vs- RICHARD WHITMAN

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. On April 27, 2017, appellant was found guilty of one count of murder with a firearm specification in violation of R.C. 2903.02 and 2941.145 and one count of having weapons under disability in violation of R.C. 2923.13. By judgment entry filed May 5, 2017, the trial court sentenced appellant to an aggregate term of ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OH)

DENNIS D. JACKSON -vs- BRIAN COOK, WARDEN

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. On June 27, 2019, Dennis Jackson filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus on the basis that his speedy trial rights were violated following a mistrial and commencement of a second trial. Mr. Jackson claims the trial court lost jurisdiction before the start of his second trial on December 3, 2010. This is the only ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- CODY M. LEWIS

Call 888-354-4529 if you need a Criminal Defense Attorney in Ohio. Market Your Practice In Ten Counties for $10 A Month Cost Effective Affordable Internet Marketing For Your Practice On or about October 15, 2018, Lewis was charged with three counts of Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor, in violation of Ohio Revised Code 2907.04(B)(2), misdemeanors of the first degree. {¶3} On April 2 ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - OH)

United States of America v. Brandon Robert Fry

Des Moines, IA - Creston Man Appears In U.S. District Court and Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine Brandon Robert Fry, age 38, of Creston, Iowa, entered a guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Fry admitted that he knowingly possessed over 500 grams of methamphetamine on June 4, 2019, which was found by law enforcement in a white ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - IA)

United States of America v. Alfredo Soto-Contreras, a/k/a "Antonio"

Kansas City, MO - KC Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy, Faces at Least 15 Years in Prison Officers Seized 25 Pounds of Meth in Undercover Operation A Kansas City, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine. Alfredo Soto-Contreras, also known as “Antonio,” 35, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Be ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - MO)

United States of America v. Mary Ann Gibson

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United States of America v. Jong Woo Son, et al.

Washington, DC - South Korean National and Hundreds of Others Charged Worldwide in the Takedown of the Largest Darknet Child Pornography Website, Which was Funded by Bitcoin Dozens of Minor Victims Who Were Being Actively Abused by the Users of the Site Rescued Jong Woo Son, 23, a South Korean national, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for his operation of Welc ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - DC)

United States of America v. Atlantic Development Group, LLC and Peter Fine

New York, NY - Manhattan U.S. Attorney Files Civil Rights Suit Against Real Estate Firm And Developer For Designing And Constructing 68 Rental Apartment Buildings With Inaccessible Conditions Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against real estate firm ATLANTIC DEVE ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - NY)

United States of America v. Sedale Lacey-Robinson

Madison, WI - Madison Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 4 Years Sedale Lacey-Robinson, 27, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced to four years in federal prison for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl. Lacey-Robinson pleaded guilty to this charge on July 15, 2019. His sentence will be followed by a three-year term of supervised release. On five separate occasions in March and April 2019, Lacey-Robin ... More $0 (10-17-2019 - WI)

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