Imperial Valley News
California Man Sentenced to 12.5 Years in Prison for Role in $14 Million Unemployment and Disability Benefits Fraud Scheme
Sacramento, California - United States District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. sentenced Mohammad Nawaz Khan, 60, to 12 and a half years in prison for his role in a $14 million unemployment and disability benefits fraud scheme, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
Sacramento, California - Federal inmate Joseph Cabrera Sablan, 47, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release for the murder of United States Correctional Officer Jose Rivera, U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner announced.
Owner of San Gabriel Valley Surrogacy Agency Sentenced to Federal Prison for Ripping Off Would-Be Parents
Los Angeles, California - The owner of a Glendora egg donation and surrogacy company who admitted defrauding would-be parents, egg donors and surrogate mothers over the course of more than three years was sentenced this morning to 18 months in federal prison.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling at the Highway 86 checkpoint today after they discovered packages of methamphetamine hidden in his vehicle’s gas tank.
San Francisco, California - A resident of Reseda, California, was sentenced to prison today for conspiring to submit false claims, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Brian J. Stretch of the Northern District of California.
Justice Department Announces Strategy to Combat Intellectual Property Crimes and $3.2 Million in Grant Funding to State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
Washington, DC - Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today that the Justice Department will launch a new collaborative strategy to more closely partner with businesses in intellectual property enforcement efforts and will award over $3.2 million to ten jurisdictions to support state and local task forces in the training, prevention, enforcement and prosecution of intellectual property theft and infringement crimes.