Imperial Valley News Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana - A Louisiana media firm owner was sentenced yesterday to 135 months in prison for orchestrating an elaborate $1.2 million scheme to bill car dealerships in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and New Orleans areas for fictitious advertising services.
Two U.S. Bureau of Prisons Corrections Officers Charged with Assaulting Prison Inmate and Obstructing Justice
Washington, DC - Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III of the Middle District of Florida announced today the indictment by a federal grand jury of U.S. Bureau of Prison (BOP) Correction Officers (COs) William Houghton and Eddie Rodas-Castro.
Buenos Aires, Argentina - U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Noah B. Mamet and Buenos Aires State Attorney Martin Ocampo welcomed more than 150 law enforcement officials from throughout Argentina Monday for a one-day international training focused on combatting the online sexual exploitation of children.
Denver, Colorado - A federal grand jury indicted a Colorado man and woman on charges of producing child pornography.
Halting child labor and child soldiering is focus of ICE, FBI sponsored World Day Against Child Labour
Washington, DC - Children are vulnerable to a number of abuses, including being forced into labor working long hours often in unsafe and hazardous working conditions, as well as being forced to participate in child soldiering.
Report Shows U.S. Biobased Products Industry Contributes $369 Billion, 4 Million Jobs to American Economy
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Vilsack today announced the release of a new report that shows the U.S. biobased industry is generating substantial economic activity and American jobs. He also announced changes under the 2014 Farm Bill that will create additional opportunities for growth in renewable plant-based materials, supporting the Obama Administration's efforts to develop a new, rural economy and promote creation of sustainable jobs.
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