Imperial Valley News
President of Financial Services Firm Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Multimillion-Dollar Securities Fraud
Washington, DC - The president of an investment and financial services firm was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for evading taxes and defrauding dozens of investors in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and elsewhere of $5 million, announced by U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman for the District of New Jersey.
Seattle, Washington - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reached a multimillion dollar settlement Tuesday with Prescott-based Broetje Orchards, LLC, for its civil violations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act related to verifying U.S. employment eligibility.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is seeking applications for grants to make housing repairs for low- and very-low-income rural residents. The grants are being provided through USDA Rural Development's Housing Preservation Grant program.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has identified a cybersecurity incident potentially affecting personnel data for current and former federal employees, including personally identifiable information (PII).
New York - Significant crises are demanding the attention of the international community at a time when crucial development decisions are set to be made, the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark told the Organization’s governing body today at a meeting in New York City. UNDP was fully committed to seizing the opportunity presented in 2015 to set a “transformational” agenda for sustainable development.
Washington, DC - First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to London, Milan, and Vicenza from June 15-21, 2015. Accompanying Mrs. Obama on this trip will be her mother, Mrs. Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama.