Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by IVN
Fresno, California - Xue Heu, 38, of Modesto, pleaded guilty today to two counts of wire fraud in connection with a fraudulent real estate investment scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Pueblo Bishop Gang Member Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison in RICO Case for Ambush Slaying of Man in Front of His 2-Year-Old Son
- Written by FBI
Los Angeles, California - A member of the Pueblo Bishop Bloods street gang was sentenced this afternoon to life (plus 10 years) in federal prison for his conviction on racketeering offenses that included the execution of a man in front of his two-year-old son.
Swiss Asset Manager Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Conspiring with U.S. Taxpayers to Evade Federal Income Taxes and File False Tax Returns
- Written by IVN
New York - A Swiss citizen and former asset manager at a Swiss asset management firm pleaded guilty to conspiring with U.S. taxpayer-clients and others to help U.S. taxpayers hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and to evade U.S. taxes on the income earned in those accounts, the Justice Department announced.
- Written by Justice Department
Washington, DC - As part of the Department of Justice’s comprehensive, ongoing review of the asset forfeiture program, Attorney General Eric Holder today issued a policy focusing the use of asset forfeiture authorities on the most serious illegal banking transactions, restricting civil or criminal forfeiture seizures for structuring until after a defendant has been criminally charged or has been found to have engaged in additional criminal activity, in most cases.
- Written by Homeland Security
Washington, DC - "I regret that Chairman Chaffetz and his staff have taken the unprecedented and unnecessary step of subpoenaing two members of the U.S. Secret Service with the responsibility for the protection of the President, his family and the White House complex. Chairman Chaffetz’s assertion that this Department has been “uncooperative” is simply wrong."
- Written by ICE
Jefferson City, Missouri - Two central Missouri residents pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to crimes related to the distribution of thousands of kilograms of synthetic marijuana, commonly referred to as K2.
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