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South Dakota AG Joins Second Multistate Lawsuit Against Google

PIERRE, South Dakota (STL.News) Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today joined with 37 other attorneys general in a bipartisan coalition suing Google LLC for anticompetitive conduct in violation of Section 2 of the…

Vermont Governor Phil Scott Announces Funding to Complete the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail

(STL.News) – Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST) today announced that the Legislature has approved funding to accelerate the completion of the Lamoille Valley Rail…

Mine Owner Daniel Tucke and Foreman Sentenced To Prison For Dust-Sampling Fraud

Mine Owner and Foreman Sentenced To Prison For Dust-Sampling Fraud (STL.News) – A Grundy, Va., coal company, its owner, and one of its foremen, were sentenced yesterday in the United…

Fayetteville Man Michael Prescott Bobbitt Sentenced to 57 Months for Gun Charge

(STL.News) – A Fayetteville man was sentenced yesterday to 57 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a felon in connection with an August 2018 shooting. According to…

Plant City Man Wilmer Rosales Indicted For Murder Committed In Park Next To Elementary School

(STL.News) – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Wilmer Rosales (22, Plant City), a/k/a “DoubleU,” and Joel Sierra (25, Plant City), a/k/a “Jojo,”…

Justice Department Acts To Shut Down Fraudulent Websites Exploiting The COVID-19 Pandemic

(STL.News) – The United States Department of Justice announced today that it has obtained a Temporary Restraining Order in federal court to combat fraud related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. …

Value Wise CEO Michael Mann Pleads Guilty to $100 Million Fraud

(STL.News) – Michael T. Mann, age 50, of Saratoga County, New York, pled guilty today to orchestrating a years-long fraud that caused more than $100 million in losses to banks,…

North Carolina Man Douglas Matthew Gurkins Pleads Guilty to Violating Fair Housing Act

North Carolina Man Douglas Matthew Gurkins Pleads Guilty to Violating Fair Housing Act and Threatening a Family Because of Their Race (STL.News) – The Justice Department announced that Douglas Matthew…

Deryck Devon Bennett and two other Northampton County Men Indicted on Federal Gun Charges

(STL.News) – A federal grand jury returned indictments charging three Northampton County men with various gun and ammunition offenses. According to the respective indictments, Deryck Devon Bennett, 26, of Garysburg,…

Former Member of Boston Chapter of Latin Kings Oscar Pena Pleads Guilty

Former Member of Boston Chapter of Latin Kings Oscar Pena Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy Charges (STL.News) – A former member of the Boston-based Morton Street Bricks Chapter of the…

Leader of International Cocaine Trafficking Organization Bernave Millan-Rascon Pleads Guilty

(STL.News) – A man from Mexico pleaded guilty today to two offenses: conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine (Count One); and…

Chicago Man Jesus Lopez Sentenced to 20 Years In Prison

(STL.News) – Jesus Lopez, 42 years old, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge James T. Moody after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute…

Federal Judge Sentences Cherokee Man George Allan Lambert For Stabbing Victim With a Knife

(STL.News) – George Allan Lambert, 48, of Cherokee, N.C., and an Enrolled Member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, was sentenced to today to 45 months in prison and…

Former Pharmacy Owner Robert Fazzini Admits Role in Large-Scale Illegal Kickback Scheme

(STL.News) – A Morris County, New Jersey, pharmacist today admitted participating in a conspiracy to pay bribes and kickbacks for compounded pain creams, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Robert Fazzini,…

Raleigh Gang Member Demetrius Deshaun Toney Sentenced to 20 Years

Raleigh Gang Member Demetrius Deshaun Toney Sentenced to 20 Years for Racketeering Conspiracy (STL.News) – A Charlotte man was sentenced today to 240 months in prison for Conspiracy to Participate…

Dominican National Luis Miguel Rosario-peralta Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking Charge

(STL.News) – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that Luis Miguel Rosario-peralta, 29, a citizen of the Dominican Republic last residing in Stamford,…

Raleigh Man Khalil Jordan Receives 22 Years for Drug Distribution

Raleigh Man Khalil Jordan Receives 22 Years for Drug Distribution and Threatening a Federal Officer (STL.News) – A Raleigh man was sentenced today to 264 months in prison for possession…

Seattle man Gary Stensland charged with transporting minor for prostitution

Seattle man Gary Stensland charged with transporting minor for prostitution or illegal sexual activity (STL.News) – A 32-year-old Seattle man was charged August 5, 2020, by criminal complaint, with Transportation…

Former banker Carlos Wydler and Leyla Wydler mortgage broker sent to prison

Former banker Carlos Wydler and Leyla Wydler mortgage broker sent to prison for defrauding California bank (STL.News) – Two Houston-area family members have been ordered to federal prison following their…