Imperial Valley News Center
Former Member of Moreno Valley City Council Sentenced to Five Years in Federal Prison for Taking $2.3 Million Cash Bribe
Riverside, California - In a case stemming from what is believed to be the largest bribe ever accepted by a public official in an undercover operation, a former member of the Moreno Valley City Council was sentenced this afternoon to 60 months in federal prison for taking a $2.36 million cash bribe from an undercover operative posing as a real estate broker.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a suspected drug smuggler after discovering heroin concealed in the soles of his shoes on Tuesday.
Calexico, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States, near Calexico this past Tuesday.
CBP Officers Apprehend Man Wanted for Sexual Assault Attempting to Enter U.S. with Fraudulent Documents
Calexico, California - Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry apprehended a 29-year old fugitive with an outstanding felony warrant for sexual assault who attempted to use fraudulent documents to enter the United States.
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.
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