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Las Vegas, Nev: Press Release Relating To November 2020 General Election
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Las Vegas, Nev: Press Release Relating To November 2020 General Election

(STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich announced today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Jamie Mickelson will lead the efforts of their Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 3, 2020 general election.  AUSA Mickelson has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the District of Nevada and, in that capacity, is responsible for overseeing the District’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights concerns in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in Washington. U.S. Attorney Trutanich said: “Every citizen must be able to vote without interference or discrimination and to have that vote counted without it being stolen because of fraud.  The Department of Justic...
Las Vegas, Nev: Richard Hernandez Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting A Woman
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Las Vegas, Nev: Richard Hernandez Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting A Woman

Las Vegas, Nev: Richard Hernandez Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting A Woman On The Fort Mohave Indian Reservation In Laughlin (STL.News) – An Arizona resident pleaded guilty yesterday to sexually assaulting a woman on the Fort Mohave Indian Reservation in Laughlin, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. Richard Hernandez, 25, of Fort Mohave, Ariz., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard Boulware II to one count of aggravated sexual abuse.  A sentencing hearing has been scheduled on January 14, 2021. “Native American women have experienced unacceptably high rates of violence, including sexual assaults and physical attacks,” said U.S. Attorney Trutanich.  “Our office will continue supporting and working closely with our tribal partn...
Las Vegas, Nev; Javier Montano Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Obtaining Nearly $1.2 Million
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Las Vegas, Nev; Javier Montano Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Obtaining Nearly $1.2 Million

Las Vegas, Nev; Javier Montano Pleads Guilty To Fraudulently Obtaining Nearly $1.2 Million In Benefits From The Social Security Administration And Department Of Veterans Affairs | USAO-NV (STL.News) – A Las Vegas resident pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to fraudulently obtaining nearly $1.2 million in Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. Javier Montano, 57, of Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of government funds.  He is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey on December 14, 2020. According to court documents, Montano — who was the branch manager of a bank in Las Vegas — received information about two accounts with l...