Imperial Valley News Center
Justice Department Announces Additional Distribution of more than $488 Million to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme
- Written by IVN
New York - The Department of Justice announced today that the Madoff Victim Fund (MVF) began its sixth distribution of approximately $488 million in funds forfeited to the U.S. Government in connection with the Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS) fraud scheme, bringing the total distributed to almost $3.2 billion to nearly 37,000 victims worldwide.
- Written by DOJ
Miami, Florida - A Miami, tire importer pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to defraud the government, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Department of Justice’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan of the Southern District of Florida.
State Department Employee and Spouse Plead Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods from U.S. Embassy
- Written by DOJ
Portland, Oregon - A U.S. Department of State employee and his spouse pled guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods. The guilty pleas took place before U.S. District Judge Michael J. McShane, who has scheduled sentencing for March 18, 2021, for both defendants.
- Written by Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - A Chinese citizen was extradited from Malaysia to the United States today to face charges for money laundering.
- Written by Justice Department
Columbia, South Carolina - A federal grand jury has returned a 147-count superseding indictment against 40 defendants across South Carolina in the largest federal racketeering conspiracy in South Carolina history.
- Written by Deb Balzer
Rochester, Minnesota - The COVID-19 vaccine is an important tool to help stop the ongoing pandemic, along with masking and physical distancing. Mayo Clinic's COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation and Distribution Workgroup have put together a list of questions and answers about the vaccine to help provide a better understanding of what you may expect.
Page 13 of 3581