Imperial Valley News Center
New Mexico Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Directing Computer Attacks Against Websites of Dozens of Victims and Felon-In-Possession Charges
- Written by DOJ
St. Paul, Minnesota - A New Mexico man was sentenced Thursday in St. Paul, Minnesota, for directing computer attacks against the websites of his prior employers, business competitors and public services, and felon-in-possession of a firearm charges. Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division; United States Attorney Gregory G. Brooker of the District of Minnesota; and Special Agent in Charge Jill Sanborn of the Federal Bureau of Investigation-Minneapolis Field Office made the announcement.
- Written by DOJ
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.
Cyber-Criminal Residing in Latvia Convicted for Role in Operation of Counter Antivirus Service “Scan4you”
- Written by Department of Justice
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.
Former CEO, CFO and Director of Health Care Services Company Charged in Elaborate $300 Million Investment Fraud Scheme
- Written by Jutice Department
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.
- Written by IVN
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.
- Written by Border Scope
Detroit, Michigan - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Detroit Sector arrested a previously removed Mexican national near Lake Township, Ohio, on Wednesday morning.
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