Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed Professor Marina Lao as Director of the agency’s Office of Policy Planning, succeeding Professor Andrew I. Gavil, who is returning to Howard University School of Law.
Washington, DC - This Christmas give somebody the gift of mercy and forgiveness. Actually be broad with your giving and generous. We all need a lot of both. For such a joyful holiday of cheer, giving and yuletide merriment there are certainly a lot of stressed out sourpuss faces and agitated people. If you haven't seen any of these you probably haven't been to the mall or busy shopping districts.
Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Guilty of Obstructing Justice for Interfering with Civil Rights Investigation Sentenced to Prison
Los Angeles, California - The seventh and final deputy in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department convicted of obstruction of justice for interfering with a grand jury investigation into misconduct at the Men’s Central Jail was sentenced this morning to 18 months in federal prison.
Calexico, California - Today, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station arrested four illegal immigrants near the Imperial Sand Dunes suspected of smuggling approximately 182 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value of more than $109,000.
Former Special Agent in Charge of the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General Sentenced to More Than Three Years in Prison
San Antonio, Texas - A former Special Agent in Charge of the Department of Homeland Security - Office of Inspector General (DHS-OIG) was sentenced to 37 months in prison today for a scheme to falsify records and obstruct an internal DHS-OIG inspection, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs of the FBI’s San Antonio Field Office.
Los Angeles, California - A Southern California physician was sentenced to 22 months in federal prison today for his role in a conspiracy to commit Medicare fraud.