Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by City of Calabasas
Calabasas, California - Emergency Services Personnel including City of Calabasas' City officials hold press conference surrounding helicopter crash in Calabasas this morning. Directly behind Fire Chief [l-r : City Manager, Dr. Gary Lysik, Councilmember David Shapiro, Mayor Alicia Weintraub].
- Written by DOJ
Miami, Florida - A citizen and resident of the Dominican Republic was sentenced Friday in Miami, Florida, to 65 months in prison for multiple criminal charges in connection with a sophisticated global cellphone fraud scheme that involved compromising cellphone customers’ accounts in the United States and “cloning” their phones to make fraudulent international calls.
- Written by Department of Justice
Arlington, Virginia - A Russian national pleaded guilty Thursday to charges related to his operation of two websites devoted to the facilitation of payment card fraud, computer hacking and other crimes.
- Written by IVN
Charlotte, North Carolina - Three individuals were sentenced to prison for their roles in an $11 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica.
- Written by DOJ
Washington, DC - Mustafa al-Imam, a 47-year-old Libyan national, was sentenced Thursday to 236 months in prison on federal terrorism charges and other offenses stemming from the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission and CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. government personnel Sean Smith, Tyrone Woods, and Glen Doherty died in the attack.
- Written by Justice Department
Miami, Florida - An Ecuadorian businessman living in Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with a $4.4 million bribery and money laundering scheme that funneled bribes to public officials of Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador (PetroEcuador), the state-owned and state-controlled oil company of Ecuador, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge George L. Piro of the FBI’s Miami Field Office.
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