Sacramento, California - Health Net Federal Services LLC has paid $97,237,391 to resolve duplicate and inflated claims submitted to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

San Francisco, California - A federal jury convicted a California man today of a federal hate crime for attacking a Black man with a knife on a street in Santa Cruz.

Miami, Florida - A federal grand jury in the Southern District of Florida returned an indictment Thursday charging two U.S. citizens and a Dutch national with conducting a foreign exchange trading scheme to steal $30 million from their investor victims.

New York - A New York woman pleaded guilty today to illegally removing and disposing of asbestos.

Chicago, Illinois - The Justice Department Thursday moved to intervene in a disability discrimination lawsuit that private plaintiffs with visual disabilities brought against the City of Chicago under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504). The department’s proposed complaint alleges that the city fails to provide people who are blind, have low vision, or are deaf-blind with equal access to pedestrian signal information at intersections. Pedestrian signal information, such as a flashing “Walk/Don’t Walk” signal, indicates when it is safe to cross the street. 

Seattle, Washington - A Washington state man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime and conspiracy charges in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.