Las Vegas Real Estate Broker Convicted of Tax Fraud

A real estate broker, who failed to file federal income tax returns for nearly 20 years and attempted to evade more than half a million dollars in income taxes, was convicted today by a jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for … Read moreLas Vegas Real Estate Broker Convicted of Tax Fraud

City of New York to Comply with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Prevent Contamination of the City’s Drinking Water Supply

“Today we take the necessary steps to fix a serious public-health problem,” said Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark for the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division.  “Congress enacted the Safe Drinking Water Act to ensure that every American has access to safe water to drink.  And we vindicate that Act by ensuring … Read moreCity of New York to Comply with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Prevent Contamination of the City’s Drinking Water Supply

Former Stockton Convicted of Human Trafficking Charges Related to Forced Labor of Foreign Nationals

After an 11-day trial, a federal jury found Satish Kartan, 45, and his wife, Sharmistha Barai, 40, guilty on March 14 of conspiracy to obtain forced labor and two counts of obtaining forced labor. In addition, Kartan was found guilty of fraud in foreign labor contracting. Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Department of … Read moreFormer Stockton Convicted of Human Trafficking Charges Related to Forced Labor of Foreign Nationals

Justice Department Files Statement of Interest Supporting Native American Religious Land Use Case

The Department of Justice today filed a Statement of Interest in U.S. District Court in New Jersey supporting a lawsuit by the Ramapough Mountain Indians (Ramapough) that the Township of Mahwah (Township) violated the tribe’s rights under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Person’s Act of 2000 (RLUIPA) by interfering with religious assembly on property … Read moreJustice Department Files Statement of Interest Supporting Native American Religious Land Use Case

Local Virginia Business Settles Claim It Violated Servicemember’s Rights

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s office of the Eastern District of Virginia today announced a settlement with Lawn Doctor of Stafford-Culpepper (doing business as Beck I LLC).  The settlement resolves claims that the business and its owners violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by suspending and terminating a … Read moreLocal Virginia Business Settles Claim It Violated Servicemember’s Rights