Two Louisiana Residents Charged With Conspiring to Harbor Aliens and Tax Crimes

A federal grand jury sitting in New Orleans, Louisiana, returned an indictment against two Louisiana residents, charging each with one count of conspiracy to harbor an alien, one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, 48 counts of failure to withhold and pay over employment tax, and 12 counts of aiding and assisting in … Read moreTwo Louisiana Residents Charged With Conspiring to Harbor Aliens and Tax Crimes

New US Marshals Director Takes Oath of Office

Donald Washington was sworn in as the director of the U.S. Marshals Service today in a ceremony at the Tom Stagg U.S. District Court in Shreveport, Louisiana, with Chief Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. presiding and Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals administering the oath of office. Please … Read moreNew US Marshals Director Takes Oath of Office

MS-13 Member Sentenced to 26 Years in Federal Prison for His Participation in a Violent Racketeering Conspiracy, Including a Murder and Attempted Murder

A Riverdale, Maryland man was sentenced to 312 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for his participation in the racketeering enterprise known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, including a murder and attempted murder. Please follow and like us:

Kansas Man Sentenced to Nearly 18 Years in Prison for Use of Child Pornography in Southeast Asia with Intent to Import into the United States

A retired Kansas native, who was residing in Panama, was sentenced today to 210 months in prison, for use of sexually explicit depictions of a minor for importation into the United States, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick of the Southern District … Read moreKansas Man Sentenced to Nearly 18 Years in Prison for Use of Child Pornography in Southeast Asia with Intent to Import into the United States

Ukrainian Man Extradited to the United States to Face Charges in International Money Laundering and Fraud Scheme

South Korean authorities extradited to the United States a Ukranian man in connection with allegations that he conducted an extensive money laundering and fraud campaign that targeted dozens of victims, including a corporation based in the Western District of North Carolina. Please follow and like us:

Fresenius Medical Care Agrees to Pay $231 Million in Criminal Penalties and Disgorgement to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (Fresenius), a German-based provider of medical products and services, has agreed to pay approximately $231 million to resolve investigations by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with Fresenius’s participation in various corrupt … Read moreFresenius Medical Care Agrees to Pay $231 Million in Criminal Penalties and Disgorgement to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges

Alabama Husband and Wife Business Owners Indicted for Payroll Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury sitting in the Northern District of Alabama returned an indictment yesterday charging a Crane Hill, Alabama, husband and wife with five counts of failing to pay over payroll taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town for … Read moreAlabama Husband and Wife Business Owners Indicted for Payroll Tax Fraud

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request

The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, “Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request.” This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork … Read moreAgency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request

Silicon Valley Lobbyists Chip Away Worker Rights

The Texas Workforce Commission has proposed a new rule allowing gig-economy, app-based employers like Lyft, Uber and Handy to classify their workers as “independent contractors,” stripping them of basic labor rights like unemployment insurance, and shifting the payroll tax burden from the company to the gig workers. While other states’ legislatures have initiated similar laws, … Read moreSilicon Valley Lobbyists Chip Away Worker Rights