Imperial, California - 

 

Washington, DC - The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was convicted by a federal jury Tuesday in connection with lying to federal authorities about his affiliation with the People’s Republic of China’s Thousand Talents Program and the Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in Wuhan, China, as well as failing to report income he received from WUT.

Bridgeport, Connecticut - NatWest Markets Plc (NatWest), a London, U.K.-based global banking and financial services firm, pleaded guilty Tuesday to various fraud schemes in the markets for U.S. Treasury securities and futures contracts.

Houston, Texas - Three Houston-area pharmacists, a doctor, and a pharmacy technician have been arrested for allegedly running three pharmacies and two clinics as “pill mills;” distributing hydrocodone, oxycodone, and other controlled drugs without a legitimate medical purpose.

Bowling Green, Kentucky - A federal court in Kentucky unsealed an indictment Monday charging a dual U.S.-Bosnian citizen with providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. The defendant is also charged with conspiring to provide material support to ISIS and receiving military type training from ISIS.

Arlington, Virginia - A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned an indictment charging a North Carolina man with engaging in a bribery and fraud scheme with a former contracting officer for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) (now known as the U.S. Agency for Global Media).