Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - Jason Sebastian Sparks, 29, of Oroville, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez to 14 years in prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for receipt of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.
Paris, France - At the invitation of France's President Emmanuel Macron, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will represent the United States – and states and regions around the world – at the One Planet Summit on Tuesday, the two-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement.
Brawley, California - Former bookkeeper Claude Theodore Riley was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 24 months in prison for embezzling from his former employer and failing to pay taxes on the stolen funds. He was also ordered to pay $273,000 in restitution to the employer and $75,000 to the Internal Revenue Service.
Former CEO And CFO Of Digital Sign Company Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And Obstruction Of The Securities And Exchange Commission
San Francisco, California - Donald MacCord, formerly a resident Washington State, and Shannon Doyle, a resident of Maryland, were arrested Monday for their role in an alleged conspiracy and fraud scheme, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett, and Securities and Exchange Commission-Inspector General Carl W. Hoecker. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed a parallel civil action against MacCord and Doyle today in the Western District of Washington.
Fresno, California - Marci Jessie Ramirez, 46, of Fresno, pleaded guilty Monday to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.
Washington, DC - When alleged Florida gang member Demeko Wells was wanted for credit card fraud and identify theft earlier this year, he noticed his own photo on a digital billboard alert in the Tampa area, and he knew his days of freedom were numbered.
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