Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivered Remarks at the National Disability Rights Network 2019 Annual Conference

This post was originally published on this siteThank you for the introduction and for the opportunity to participate in your Annual Conference. I will talk today about our work at the United States Department of Justice and a bit about our history. Disability rights are civil rights, and it is critically important that individuals with … Read moreAssistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivered Remarks at the National Disability Rights Network 2019 Annual Conference

Los Angeles Dentist Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Role in $3.8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteA Los Angeles, California-based dentist was sentenced to 40 months in prison today for his role in a $3.8 million health care fraud scheme in which he billed numerous dental insurance carriers for crowns and fillings that were never provided to patients. Please follow and like us:

Three Peruvians Plead Guilty to Overseeing Spanish-Speaking Call Centers that Extorted U.S. Consumers

This post was originally published on this siteThree residents of Lima, Peru, pleaded guilty yesterday to extortion for overseeing a ring of call centers that threatened and extorted Spanish-speaking victims in the United States, the Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced. Please follow and like us:

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with McKinley County, New Mexico, to Ensure Accessible Voting

This post was originally published on this siteThe Department of Justice today reached a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with McKinley County, New Mexico, to ensure that the County’s polling places are accessible to individuals with mobility and vision impairments. The County is home to the Zuni Pueblo and parts of the … Read moreJustice Department Reaches Agreement with McKinley County, New Mexico, to Ensure Accessible Voting

Massachusetts Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

This post was originally published on this siteA Denham, Massachusetts, resident pleaded guilty today in Boston to conspiring to defraud the United States by impeding the lawful functions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Please follow and like us:

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in Paris

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. enforcement agencies recognize, of course, that the collaborative standard-setting process can produce substantial benefits.  Standard setting enables the spectrum of industry participants cooperatively to create solutions to technical problems.  Standards can make products less costly for firms to produce and more valuable to consumers.  They can … Read moreAssistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in Paris

Fiat Chrysler slams brakes on Renault merger offer

This post was originally published on this site Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Thursday withdrew its blockbuster proposal to merge with Renault, blaming political objections in Paris and sparking a war of words with French officials. Fiat Chrysler (FCA) had stunned the markets last week by proposing a “merger of equals” with the French group … Read moreFiat Chrysler slams brakes on Renault merger offer

Indian National and Longfin CEO Venkata S. Meenavalli Charged in $66 Million Accounting Fraud

This post was originally published on this siteVenkata S. Meenavalli (49), of India and CEO of purported cryptocurrency company Longfin is indicted today on charges of accounting fraud. Venkata S. Meenavalli – CEO, Longfin Venkata S. Meenavalli was indicted by NJ U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito in Newark for allegedly orchestrating an accounting scheme to defraud … Read moreIndian National and Longfin CEO Venkata S. Meenavalli Charged in $66 Million Accounting Fraud

S.Res.221

This post was originally published on this siteA resolution recognizing the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the intensifying repression and human rights violations by the Chinese Communist Party and the use of surveillance by Chinese authorities, and for other purposes. (06/05/2019 legislative day) Please follow and like us:

S.Res.174

This post was originally published on this siteA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of June 1, 2019, through June 9, 2019, as “National Fishing and Boating Week”. (06/05/2019 legislative day) Please follow and like us:

Alan Michael Coté: former President of the Inlandboatmen’s Union

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 100 union members, community leaders, friends and family came from as far as Hawaii, Alaska and Australia to Seattle’s Labor Temple on the evening of May 18 where they remembered and honored their departed brother, Alan Michael Coté, who led the Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific for … Read moreAlan Michael Coté: former President of the Inlandboatmen’s Union

Border Patrol Apprehends 132,887 Illegal Border Crossers in May

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Jun 5th 2019 @ 6:07 pm EDT The number of illegal border crossers arrested at the southern border soared to nearly 133,000 in May of this year, according to Customs and Border Patrol. 593,507 apprehensions have occurred at the southern border since the beginning of 2019. … Read moreBorder Patrol Apprehends 132,887 Illegal Border Crossers in May

Making News: Back on National Radio on the China Trade Wars…& More!

This post was originally published on this siteI’m pleased to announce that I’ll be returning to John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show tonight.  I’m not yet sure about the segment’s timing, though, and the best way to find out is to follow me on Twitter (@AlanTonelson) if you don’t so do already.  I’ll be sending … Read moreMaking News: Back on National Radio on the China Trade Wars…& More!

Rep. Axne Announces Over $12.3 Million in Federal Funding for Local Airports

This post was originally published on this siteWashington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced today that seven airports in Iowa’s Third Congressional District are the recipients of over $12.3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant program. Ankeny Regional, Creston Municipal, Greenfield Municipal, Red Oak Municipal, … Read moreRep. Axne Announces Over $12.3 Million in Federal Funding for Local Airports

Obama praises Sikh man with rainbow turban

This post was originally published on this siteWashington, June 5 (IANS) Former US President Barack Obama has praised San Diego-based Sikh neuroscientist Jiwandeep Kohli who is celebrating this year’s Pride Month with a rainbow turban. Kohli, who is a bisexual, went viral a few days ago when he shared an image of his elaborate creation — … Read moreObama praises Sikh man with rainbow turban

Press Release: CPA Endorses Rubio’s EQUITABLE Act as Safeguard for US Investors

This post was originally published on this siteLegislation would block unaudited and state-influenced foreign companies from US capital markets Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today endorsed the introduction of the EQUITABLE Act (“Ensuring Quality Information and Transparency for Abroad-Based Listings on our Exchanges”). The bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Bob Menendez … Read morePress Release: CPA Endorses Rubio’s EQUITABLE Act as Safeguard for US Investors

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-05 15:43:10 by MARCO UGARTE METAPA, Mexico – Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police blocked the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who were walking north along a southern Mexico highway on Wednesday, once again showing a tougher new stance on attempts to … Read moreMexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway

RBI set to cut rate, but will banks pass it on to customers?

This post was originally published on this siteAmid high expectations that the Reserve Bank of India will ease the cost of funds for borrowers in its policy on Thursday, its governor Shaktikanta Das has the tough task of ensuring that banks pass on the earlier two rate cuts. Despite the cut in policy rates, banks … Read moreRBI set to cut rate, but will banks pass it on to customers?

Debt mutual funds’ NAVs halve as DHFL defaults on bonds payment

This post was originally published on this site Due to a default in payment on bonds by private sector mortgage financier Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL), net asset values (NAVs) of several debt mutual funds, crashed on Tuesday. According to data from Value Research, there are over 100 schemes managed by about a dozen fund houses … Read moreDebt mutual funds’ NAVs halve as DHFL defaults on bonds payment

Oversight, transparency, and accountability are priorities at Secretary-Treasurers conference

This post was originally published on this site Practical lessons: Maddie King (left) and Jared Hueholt from Local 5 worked on a mock audit of a hypothetical union local. Participants applied the lessons they learned throughout the week in this group exercise. A record 83 ILWU members, officers, and staff who oversee local finances attended … Read moreOversight, transparency, and accountability are priorities at Secretary-Treasurers conference

Trump Admin. Vows Increase in Deportations

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Jun 5th 2019 @ 2:55 pm EDT Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commented on ICE’s new strategy to reduce illegal immigration through the southern border. During a press conference on Tuesday, Mr. Morgan vowed to step up efforts to deport illegal … Read moreTrump Admin. Vows Increase in Deportations

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway

This post was originally published on this site METAPA, Mexico – Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police blocked the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who were walking north along a southern Mexico highway on Wednesday. The group of migrants, including many women and children, set out early from Ciudad Hidalgo … Read moreMexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway