Los Angeles, California - Federal prosecutors Tuesday filed charges against a now-retired nun who was the principal of a Catholic elementary school in Torrance and who has agreed to plead guilty to fraud and money laundering charges for stealing more than $835,000 in school funds to pay for personal expenses, including gambling trips.

Los Angeles, California - Law enforcement officials have arrested three men allegedly involved in a ring that kidnapped at least six people near the U.S.-Mexico border, later demanding ransom for their release, and often refusing to release them after payments were made.

Miami, Florida - A Florida nurse practitioner and a Florida woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to their participation in a conspiracy to falsify clinical trial data. 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin man was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for tampering with COVID-19 vaccine doses at the hospital where he worked.

Toledo, Ohio - A federal court in Ohio ordered a Toledo pharmacy and two of its pharmacists to pay a $375,000 civil penalty and imposed restrictions related to the dispensing of opioids and other controlled substances.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice Monday announced that it has seized 63.7 bitcoins currently valued at approximately $2.3 million. These funds allegedly represent the proceeds of a May 8, ransom payment to individuals in a group known as DarkSide, which had targeted Colonial Pipeline, resulting in critical infrastructure being taken out of operation. The seizure warrant was authorized earlier today by the Honorable Laurel Beeler, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of California.