San Jose, California - Michael Kail, the former Vice President of IT Operations at Netflix, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in federal prison for his convictions for honest services wire, mail fraud, and money laundering, announced Acting United States Attorney Stephanie M. Hinds, Federal Bureau of Investigation Craig D. Fair, and IRS-Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Mark H. Pearson.  Kail was also ordered to forfeit $700,000, pay a $50,000 fine, and serve a three term of supervision upon release from prison.  The sentence was handed down by the United States District Judge Beth Labson Freeman. 

Los Angeles, California - A former Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) executive has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge for lying to the FBI about a lucrative job offer he secretly solicited and agreed to accept in exchange for providing “guarantees” of additional LADWP contract money to a lawyer who held a bribery-fueled contract with the department, the Justice Department announced Monday.

Nashville, Tennessee - A federal indictment unsealed Monday charges three Texas men and one North Carolina man with a kidnapping conspiracy which resulted in the murder of two individuals on March 12, 2020, in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Washington, DC - Friday, the Department of Justice announced that Team Telecom entered into National Security Agreements with Google LLC and its subsidiary GU Holdings Inc., and Meta Platforms Inc. (formerly known as Facebook Inc.) and its subsidiary Edge Cable Holdings USA LLC to protect data on the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) system, an undersea fiber optic cable system that will connect the United States, Taiwan and the Philippines. 

Indianapolis, Indiana - An Indiana man was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for using social media to produce child pornography.

Indianapolis, Indiana - Four Indianapolis-area small business lending executives, all of whom worked for Banc-Serv Partners LLC (Banc-Serv) - a defunct lending service provider - were sentenced this month in the Southern District of Indiana for a 13-year conspiracy to defraud the Small Business Administration (SBA) in connection with its programs to guarantee loans made to small businesses.