Las Vegas

June 16, 2021

Las Vegas: Leyva Pleads Guilty To Support Fraud Scheme

Las Vegas Woman, Romana Leyva Pleads Guilty To $10 Million Tech Support Fraud Scheme That Exploited The Elderly Technical Support Scheme Deceived More Than 7,500 Victims Across the United States and Canada, Many of Whom Are Elderly, into Paying for Phony Computer Repair Services (STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the United States...

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May 3, 2021

U.S. Attorney’s Office & IRS CI Remind Taxpayers

U.S. Attorney’s Office & IRS CI Remind Taxpayers About Their Reporting And Filing Obligations, And The Importance Of Choosing Tax Preparers Wisely LAS VEGAS, NE (STL.News) As the May 17 tax filing deadline approaches, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada and IRS Criminal Investigations remind taxpayers to...

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April 30, 2021

Las Vegas: Latonia Smith Convicted Of Sending Letters

Las Vegas Woman Convicted Of Sending Letters Threatening To Injure Her Mother’s Former Supervisor And Lawyers LAS VEGAS, NE (STL.News) A federal jury convicted a Las Vegas woman yesterday for mailing letters threatening to injure her mother’s former supervisor and members of the law firm defending the mother’s former employer,...

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April 22, 2021

Simmons Sentenced For Unlawful Possession Of Firearm

Derrick Simmons Sentenced For Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm LAS VEGAS, NE (STL.News) A felon was sentenced yesterday to 46 months in federal prison for unlawful possession of a firearm that had been used in an attempted robbery, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Christopher Chiou for the District of Nevada. Derrick...

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April 19, 2021

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

U.S. Attorney’s Office Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week LAS VEGAS, NA (STL.News) The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Nevada joins the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), part of the Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs, and communities nationwide in observing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.  This...

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March 17, 2021

Matthew Wilson Indicted For Unlawful Possession Of Drugs

Convicted Felon, Brent Matthew Wilson Indicted For Unlawful Possession Of Drugs With Intent To Distribute And A Firearm LAS VEGAS, NA (STL.News) A federal grand jury indicted a convicted felon yesterday for unlawful possession of drugs with intent to distribute — specifically, methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin — and unlawful possession...

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March 15, 2021

Las Vegas: Patricia Padilla Pleads Guilty To Multiple Crimes

Gift Stores Owner, Patricia Padilla Pleads Guilty To Unlawfully Prescribing And Distributing Controlled Substances And Prescription Drugs, Generating Nearly $1.7 Million In Sales Defendant Met “Patients” in Back Rooms of Stores, Wrote “Prescriptions” on Note Cards, and Sold Prescription Drugs at Front of Stores LAS VEGAS, NE (STL.News) A Las...

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March 15, 2021

Las Vegas: Kary Watson Sentenced For Multiple Crimes

Las Vegas Felon, Kary Watson Sentenced To Prison For Selling Oxycodone Pills And Possessing Two Loaded Firearms LAS VEGAS, NA (STL.News) A convicted felon was sentenced last Monday (March 8, 2021) to eight years and six months in federal prison for unlawfully selling over 1,000 pills of Oxycodone — a...

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February 25, 2021

Las Vegas: Brent Carter Charged with Mailing White Powder

Las Vegas Man, Brent Carter Charged with Mailing White Powder to the New York State Gaming Commission ALBANY, N.Y (STL.News) Brent Carter, age 72, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was charged by criminal complaint with mailing envelopes containing suspicious powders to the New York State Gaming Commission in Schenectady, New York....

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February 10, 2021

Nicholas A. Trutanich To Depart Justice Department

U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich To Depart Justice Department LAS VEGAS, NA (STL.News) U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada has announced his resignation, effective at 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2021. “It’s been the honor of a lifetime to serve the District of Nevada, alongside our...

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February 8, 2021

Wynn Resorts Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

LAS VEGAS, NV (STL.News) Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) (“Wynn Resorts”) today announced the pricing of its follow-on offering of 6,500,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering, which represents an increase of 1,000,000 shares of common stock in the previously announced size of the offering, at...

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February 8, 2021

Etori Hughes Charged With Unlawful Possession Of Firearm

Etori Hughes Charged With Unlawful Possession Of Firearm Outside A Business At Henderson Executive Airport While Wearing Body Armor And Holding A Handgun And Machete, Defendant Paced Outside Of An Airport Business, Prompting 911 Calls LAS VEGAS, NE (STL.News) A man who held a handgun and a machete outside a...

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