Justice News http://www.xiongwu46.com/feeds/opa/justice-news.xml en Former U.S. Taxpayer Pleads Guilty in Panama Papers Investigation http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/former-us-taxpayer-pleads-guilty-panama-papers-investigation A former U.S. resident and taxpayer who was charged along with three others in connection with a decades-long criminal scheme perpetrated by Mossack Fonseca & Co. (Mossack Fonseca), a Panamanian-based global law firm, and its related entities, pleaded guilty today to wire and tax fraud, money laundering, false statements and other charges. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 fda0c679-cf50-4b89-8d21-3680e9410653 Individual Arrested for Acting Within the U.S. on Behalf of the Russian Government Without Notifying the Attorney General http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/individual-arrested-acting-within-us-behalf-russian-government-without-notifying-attorney Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes, a Mexican citizen residing in Singapore, was arrested based on a Complaint charging him with acting within the United States on behalf of a foreign government (Russia), without notifying the Attorney General, and conspiracy to do the same. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 8728afd2-4aca-4a65-9246-1136111a7c99 Michigan Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion and Conspiring to Steal Reports From City Police Department http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/michigan-business-owner-pleads-guilty-tax-evasion-and-conspiring-steal-reports-city-police-0 A Metamora, Michigan, business owner pleaded guilty today to tax evasion and conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 294f0525-8a75-4310-9eaa-f49ed0a60559 Former Alstom Executives and Marubeni Executive Charged with Bribing Indonesian Officials http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/former-alstom-executives-and-marubeni-executive-charged-bribing-indonesian-officials Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 d3c9d07d-ec98-486b-b3f0-78c22ee1029e Former Michigan Health Care Consultant Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Tax Evasion http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/former-michigan-health-care-consultant-pleads-guilty-fraud-and-tax-evasion A former health care consultant pleaded guilty today to mail fraud and tax evasion relating to her scheme to be employed under false pretenses as a highly paid health care consultant, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 276d7269-b954-4284-bfb0-577eb0990d9f Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/alabama-man-pleads-guilty-tax-evasion A Birmingham man pleaded guilty today to tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town for the Northern District of Alabama. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 4c584e5d-4c95-4400-8a04-fb6236009776 Federal Court in Hammond, Indiana, Enters Permanent Injunction Barring Tax Preparer from Preparing Federal Tax Returns for Others http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/federal-court-hammond-indiana-enters-permanent-injunction-barring-tax-preparer-preparing The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana has issued an order permanently barring Daniel Bewley, a former Hobart and Lake Station, Indiana, tax preparer, from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today. Bewley consented to the civil injunction order. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 027ec514-2bc6-4b43-be40-71f90c170c47 Justice Department Settles with Staffing Company to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/justice-department-settles-staffing-company-resolve-immigration-related-discrimination-claims The Department of Justice announced today that it reached a settlement with Chancery Staffing Solutions LLC (Chancery Staffing), a legal staffing company headquartered in New York, New York, also known as TransPerfect Staffing Solutions (TransPerfect Staffing). The settlement is intended to resolve the Department’s claims that the staffing company violated the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) when, at a law firm client’s directive, it screened out work authorized non-U.S. citizens and U.S. citizens with dual citizenship from a document review project without a lawful basis. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 1260e24e-b4b3-44c7-8beb-721bc78e258c Federal Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparer and His Business From Preparing Tax Returns http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/federal-court-bars-florida-tax-return-preparer-and-his-business-preparing-tax-returns On Feb. 14, 2020, a federal court in Ocala, Florida, entered a permanent injunction against Philip Mott Harris II and his business, 24/7 Tax Services LLC, barring them from preparing federal tax returns for others and owning or operating a tax preparation business, the Justice Department announced today. The court also ordered that Harris and 24/7 Tax Services LLC disgorge $544,874.56, representing the ill-gotten gains that they received for the preparation of tax returns. The order was signed by Judge James S. Moody of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 2bf086d6-292e-41b1-b914-2aa594558ee0 Chicago Woman Found Guilty for Role in $7 Million Scheme to Defraud Medicare http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/chicago-woman-found-guilty-role-7-million-scheme-defraud-medicare A federal jury found a Chicago woman guilty today for her role in a scheme to defraud Medicare of approximately $7 million between 2011 and 2017. Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 cc8a46a0-61cd-49ee-a9e8-a46b2b2044bd State Department Contracting Officer Sentenced to Prison for Bribery and Procurement Fraud Scheme http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/state-department-contracting-officer-sentenced-prison-bribery-and-procurement-fraud-scheme A contracting officer with the U.S. Department of State was sentenced today to 87 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release after he was convicted of 13 counts of conspiracy, bribery, honest services wire fraud and making false statements. Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 dbe65767-917d-4a04-a745-ca89736d8b3c Former Generic Pharmaceutical Executive Pleads Guilty for Role in Criminal Antitrust Conspiracy http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/former-generic-pharmaceutical-executive-pleads-guilty-role-criminal-antitrust-conspiracy A former senior executive pleaded guilty today for his role in a conspiracy to fix prices, rig bids, and allocate customers for generic drugs, the Department of Justice announced. ? Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 12ff45ee-92f0-4dff-a327-8564c00aa36c Two Executives Indicted in Long-Running Antitrust Conspiracy to Fix Prices for Disk Drive Components http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/two-executives-indicted-long-running-antitrust-conspiracy-fix-prices-disk-drive-components A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Hitoshi Hashimoto and Hiroyuki Tamura for their role in a global conspiracy to fix prices for suspension assemblies used in hard disk drives, the Department of Justice announced today.? Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 f556742a-13fa-4d3d-a651-2f47229a2194 Utah Tax Return Preparers Indicted for Tax Crimes http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/utah-tax-return-preparers-indicted-tax-crimes A federal grand jury in Salt Lake City, Utah, returned an indictment today charging Sergio Sosa, and his adult children, Alissa and David Sosa, with conspiracy to defraud the United States, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney John W. Huber for the District of Utah. Sergio Sosa was also charged with one count of tax evasion, and he and his children were also each charged with one count of corruptly endeavoring to obstruct the administration of the internal revenue laws. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 387a49ee-3045-4a3c-a4e7-4680ed394a1f Ohio Resident Charged with Operating Darknet-Based Bitcoin “Mixer,” which Laundered Over $300 Million http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/ohio-resident-charged-operating-darknet-based-bitcoin-mixer-which-laundered-over-300-million An Ohio man was arrested for his operation of Helix, a Darknet-based cryptocurrency laundering service. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 9ee7c801-120a-40f9-8d7b-96445efb429a Former Caregiver Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Investigation Related to Violation of Disabled Resident’s Civil Rights http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/former-caregiver-pleads-guilty-obstructing-investigation-related-violation-disabled-resident Anthony R. K. Flores, a former employee of a Missouri residential treatment facility, pleaded guilty in federal court in the Western District of Missouri to criminal charges arising from a civil rights investigation into the death of C.D., a Missouri ward of the state with developmental disabilities. Flores pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing justice by knowingly falsifying a document with the intent to impede, obstruct, and influence an investigation related to the death of C.D. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 ae2bf59b-63c5-45f1-a599-9eba530bcbd6 In Settlement with United States and Montana, Atlantic Richfield Agrees to Framework for Cleanup of Mining Contamination in Butte, Montana http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/settlement-united-states-and-montana-atlantic-richfield-agrees-framework-cleanup-mining Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Justice Department, announced the release of the Butte Priority Soils Operable Unit (BPSOU) consent decree. This document provides the framework for the continued cleanup of mining-related contamination to protect public health and the environment in Butte and Walkerville, Montana. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 42571a55-8b44-4417-8cfa-b2c6b7e97429 Chinese Telecommunications Conglomerate Huawei and Subsidiaries Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/chinese-telecommunications-conglomerate-huawei-and-subsidiaries-charged-racketeering A superseding indictment was returned yesterday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei), the world’s largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and two U.S. subsidiaries with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Thu, 13 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 69794a5a-7902-4ba8-8887-176877b9ea85 United States Reaches Settlement with Utah State University to Address Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault of Students http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/united-states-reaches-settlement-utah-state-university-address-sexual-harassment-and-sexual Today the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Utah announced a settlement agreement with Utah State University (“USU” or the “University”) to ensure the University responds adequately to sexual harassment, including sexual assault, of students in its education programs and activities. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 d4d0f737-291c-4f49-9157-1769657a744f Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Georgia Tax Return Preparer http://www.xiongwu46.com/opa/pr/justice-department-seeks-shut-down-georgia-tax-return-preparer The United States filed a civil injunction suit seeking to bar Wesley Adam Kroll from owning or operating a tax return preparation business and preparing tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced today. The complaint also seeks an order that Kroll disgorge ill-gotten return preparation fees that he obtained through his alleged misconduct. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0500 ccf7191f-d30f-409b-8219-c3044f5160f7 狠狠爱狠狠谢狠狠