Seattle, Washington - Cameron Shea, 25, a leader of the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division, was sentenced Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington to three years in prison for federal conspiracy and hate crime charges for threatening journalists and advocates who worked to expose anti-Semitism, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Tessa M. Gorman. At the sentencing hearing, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour said, “This conduct cannot be tolerated. This kind of conduct has consequences…It is so serious that it requires a serious sentence.”

Shasta Lake, California - A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit forced labor. According to court documents, Nery A. Martinez Vasquez, 53, and his wife Maura N. Martinez, 53, both of Shasta Lake, are naturalized United States citizens, originally from Guatemala. They owned and operated Latino’s, a restaurant, and Redding Carpet Cleaning & Janitorial Services, a cleaning company that serviced various businesses, including multiple car dealerships, in the Shasta Lake area.

New York - The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it will begin the process of remitting forfeited funds to FIFA, the world organizing body of soccer; CONCACAF, the confederation responsible for soccer governance in North and Central America, among other regions; CONMEBOL, the confederation responsible for soccer governance in South America; and various constituent national soccer federations (collectively, the “Victims”).

Seattle, Washington - A Washington state tech executive was sentenced Tuesday in the Western District of Washington to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain COVID-19 disaster relief loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) through the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Anchorage, Alaska - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at an express consigment facility at the port of Anchorage seized over 3,000 counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards arriving from China.

Indianapolis, Indiana - Since May of this year U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Indianapolis have seized 991 counterfeit championship rings from all the major sports leagues as well as collegiate championship rings. On August 15, CBP officers in Indianapolis added 213 more rings to their collection bringing their total to 1,204 counterfeit championship rings in four months.