Imperial Valley News Center
Deputy Secretary Sullivan to host the 2018 Annual International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony, with Remarks by First Lady Melania Trump
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will present the 2018 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award, with remarks to be provided by First Lady Melania Trump, in honor of 10 extraordinary women during an official ceremony from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at the U.S. Department of State.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will attend the 2018 Big 5 Reception for the Beverly Legislative Intern Scholar Program hosted by the Maddy Institute and later give remarks at the California Labor Federation and State Building and Construction Trades Council of California's 2018 Joint Legislative Conference tomorrow in Sacramento.
Sacramento, California - A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment Thursday against Thomas Wayne Capenhurst, 33, of Dixon, and Robert Lee McGraw, 20, of Fairfield, charging both men with conspiracy, malicious use of explosive materials, and using a destructive device during a crime of violence, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. The indictment also charges McGraw with possessing an unregistered destructive device.
Doctor who Illegally Distributed Prescription Painkillers and Laundered Proceeds Sentenced to 160 Months in Federal Prison
Santa Ana, California - A San Gabriel Valley doctor who pleaded guilty to a federal drug trafficking charge for illegally distributing the powerful opioid best known by the brand name OxyContin was sentenced today to over 13 years in federal prison.
Fresno, California - Seth Adam Depiano, 36, of Clovis, pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering in connection with a real estate investment Ponzi scheme, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.
4 from San Fernando Valley Arrested Pursuant to Federal Indictment Alleging Real Estate Fraud Scam Targeting Distressed Homeowners
Los Angeles, California - Four San Fernando Valley residents – including an alleged career conman already under indictment in a foreclosure-avoidance and bankruptcy fraud scam – were arrested March 9th, pursuant to a new federal indictment that alleges a $17 million scheme that defrauded – and in some cases stole homes from – distressed homeowners, many of whom were elderly victims.
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