New Orlerans, Louisiana - Taylor Energy Company LLC (Taylor Energy), a Louisiana oil and gas company, has agreed to turn over all its remaining assets to the United States upon liquidation to resolve its liability for the oil spill at its former Gulf of Mexico offshore oil production facility - the source of the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history, ongoing since 2004.

Washington, DC - The Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, at the request of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), filed a civil antitrust lawsuit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Clarence L. Werner (Werner). Werner is the founder of Werner Enterprises Inc. (Werner Enterprises), one of the largest truckload carriers in the United States.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Friday announced grant awards totaling more than $300 million to help combat America’s substance use crisis, which has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

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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.