Imperial Valley News
Calexico, California - Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.
Court Authorizes Internal Revenue Service to Issue Summonses For Records Relating To U.S. Taxpayers Who Used Services of Sovereign Management & Legal Ltd. to Conceal Offshore Accounts, Assets or Entities
Washington, DC - Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Hubbert for the Justice Department’s Tax Division Civil Trial Matters, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for the Southern District of New York, Commissioner John Koskinen of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and Special Agent in Charge Anthony D. Williams of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Los Angeles Field Division announced that U.S. District Judge Vernon S. Broderick entered an order yesterday authorizing the IRS to issue summonses requiring Federal Express Corporation, doing business as FedEx Express, FedEx Ground Package System Inc., aka FedEx Ground, DHL Express (DHL), United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), Western Union Financial Services Inc., the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (the FRBNY), Clearing House Payments Company LLC, and HSBC Bank USA National Association (HSBC USA) to produce information about U.S. taxpayers who may be evading or have evaded federal taxes by using the services of Sovereign Management & Legal Ltd. (Sovereign) to establish, maintain or conceal foreign accounts, assets and entities.
Cheyenne, Wyoming - PacifiCorp Energy, a subsidiary of PacifiCorp, based in Portland, Oregon, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Wyoming today to violating the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) in connection with the deaths of protected birds, including golden eagles, at two of the company’s wind projects in Wyoming.
Attorney General Holder Announces U.S. Adult Correctional System Population Has Dropped to Lowest Level in Nearly a Decade
Washington, DC - Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the number of persons under the supervision of adult correctional systems in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 2003. This finding is highlighted in a study to be released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Washington, DC - Statement By Secretary Johnson On Cyber Attack On Sony Pictures Entertainment:
Sacramento, California - A northern California man was sentenced Thursday to 101 months in prison for trafficking methamphetamine, following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations and the Manteca Police Department.