Imperial, California - Rabobank National Association (Rabobank), a Roseville, California subsidiary of the Netherlands-based Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey T. Miller of the Southern District of California for impairing, impeding and obstructing its primary regulator, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the OCC), by concealing deficiencies in its anti-money laundering (AML) program and for obstructing the OCC’s examination of Rabobank.  Rabobank was sentenced to a two-year term of probation, and ordered to pay the statutory maximum fine of $500,000.  Additionally, as part of its guilty plea, Rabobank forfeited $368,701,259 to the United States as a result of allowing illicit funds to be processed through the bank.

Portland, Oregon - A Coos Bay, Oregon man, who was a Christian missionary running an orphanage in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, was found guilty by a federal jury of six counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place, traveling with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct and aggravated sexual abuse.

Washington, DC - A federal jury Wednesday convicted a  Latvian “non-citizen,” meaning a citizen of the former USSR who had been residing in Riga, Latvia, of three counts related to his operation of “Scan4you,” an online counter antivirus service that helped computer hackers to determine whether the computer viruses and other malicious software they created would be detected by antivirus software, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attorney Tracey Doherty-McCormick of the Eastern District of Virginia and Special Agent in Charge Matthew J. DeSarno of the FBI Washington Field Office’s Criminal Division.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Justice announced improvements to the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program (PSOB), including provisions that address claims involving fatal heart attacks, strokes, and vascular ruptures, and claims involving officers injured in the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Washington, DC - The former CEO, CFO and an executive director of a publicly traded health care services company were charged with allegedly orchestrating a widespread scheme to defraud investors and others out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a merger transaction designed to convert the company into a private entity, Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Washington, DC - A California State University professor didn’t get fired after tweeting the night former first lady Barbara Bush died that Mrs. Bush was an “amazing racist” and Fresno State President Joseph Castro confirmed that Randa Jarrar wouldn’t be fired.