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

This post was originally published on this siteA 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 … Read moreTwo Louisiana Residents Charged With Conspiring to Harbor Aliens and Tax Crimes

New US Marshals Director Takes Oath of Office

This post was originally published on this siteDonald 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteA 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

This post was originally published on this siteA 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteSouth 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

This post was originally published on this siteFresenius 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteA 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteThe 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 … Read moreAgency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request

Silicon Valley Lobbyists Chip Away Worker Rights

This post was originally published on this siteThe 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 … Read moreSilicon Valley Lobbyists Chip Away Worker Rights