Imperial Valley News
CommerceWest Bank Admits Bank Secrecy Act Violation and Reaches $4.9 Million Settlement with Justice Department
Irvine, California - The Justice Department announced that it has agreed to a $4.9 million civil and criminal resolution with CommerceWest Bank, of Irvine, California, arising out of the department’s investigation into consumer fraud schemes facilitated by the bank. Today the United States filed a criminal charge and a civil complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:
Washington, DC - Earlier this month, I spent two days in Guatemala meeting with Central American leaders about our mutual efforts to tackle one of the most significant and urgent challenges facing the Western Hemisphere: bringing stability to this impoverished and violent region.
San Diego, California - This morning, giant pandas Bai Yun and Gao Gao were given physical access to each other for their first breeding attempt since 2012. Researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research have been monitoring the hormone levels of Bai Yun, waiting for her to show signs of estrus. Animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo watch for physical cues, like scent marking, and listening to the vocalizations of both bears.
El Centro, California - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will be hosting an Orientation on Immigration Executive Action tomorrow (March 11, 2015). The event will provide details and eligibility information about President Barack Obama’s Executive Action on immigration. Local community leaders will participate in this event which is free to the public.
Washington, DC - Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation Ambassador Adam Scheinman will travel to Germany, Ukraine, France, and Croatia from March 11-17, 2015, for consultations in preparation for the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.