Imperial Valley News
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 09:15
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The owner of multiple durable medical equipment (DME) companies that operated in Louisiana was sentenced today to serve 180 months in prison for his role in multiple Medicare fraud schemes involving fraudulent claims and illegal kickback payments for unnecessary DME, announced the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the FBI and the Louisiana State Attorney General’s Office.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 09:12
- Written by Green Liver
Washington, DC - The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with two subsidiaries of Sinclair Oil Corporation to resolve alleged violations of air pollution limits established in a 2008 consent decree at refineries in Casper and Sinclair, Wyoming.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 09:00
- Written by IVN
Fresno, California - A Fresno man pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to conspiring to unlawfully produce California driver's licenses, following a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Investigations Division, Office of Internal Affairs.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 08:58
- Written by Border Scope
Washington, DC - A Brownsville, Texas federal jury convicted a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer Monday on two counts of making a false statement on an official federal form, and one count of making a false statement to a federal agent.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 08:44
- Written by IVN
San Diego, California - A Mexican national, murder suspect captured in northern California last month was turned over to Mexican law enforcement personnel Friday at the San Ysidro border crossing by officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 08:40
- Written by DEA
Washington, DC - DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart and United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara announced the seizure of $150 million in connection with a civil money laundering and forfeiture complaint filed in December 2011 alleging a massive, international scheme in which entities linked to Hizballah, including the now defunct Lebanese Canadian Bank (“LCB”), used the U.S. financial system to launder narcotics trafficking and other criminal proceeds through West Africa and back into Lebanon.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 08:26
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "From working tirelessly to improve volunteer support to his leadership in reforming and modernizing the agency, Aaron has been a champion of the thousands of remarkable Peace Corps Volunteers serving across the globe.
- Created on Tuesday, 21 August 2012 21:46
- Written by Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to take aggressive action to investigate and respond to disturbing evidence of inhumane treatment of cattle at Central Valley Meat in Hanford, California. Central Valley Meat was notified by USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) that the agency was immediately suspending the assignment of inspectors at the establishment on August 19, effectively halting slaughter operations at the establishment.
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