Thirteen U.S. Soldiers Sentenced for Roles in Fraudulent Military Recruiting Bonus Scheme
Thirteen members of the U.S. National Guard Bureau have received their sentences for their roles in wide-ranging bribery and fraud schemes that caused more than $170,000 in losses to the United States. Seven of those members were sentenced this past week in Houston.
Five Charged with Paying and Accepting Bribes and Gratuities
Federal charges have been filed, by information, against five individuals for paying and accepting bribes and gratuities.
U.S. Service Member Charged with Illegal Retention of Photos Taken Inside Nuclear Sub, Obstructing Justice
Kristian Saucier, of Arlington, Vermont, has been charged with unlawfully retaining photos taken inside restricted areas of a nuclear attack submarine, and obstructing the investigation of this matter.
Doctor Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison for Taking Bribes as Part of Test-Referral Scheme with New Jersey Clinical Lab
A doctor with practices in Jersey City, New Jersey, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS).
Ringleader of Large-Scale Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison
The leader of an extensive scheme to obtain millions of dollars through fraudulently obtained tax refund checks issued by the U.S. Treasury has been sentenced to 84 months in prison.
U.S. Attorney Spotlight
Kenneth A. Polite
Eastern District of Louisiana
On June 27, 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Kenneth Polite, Jr. to become the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana. On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed Mr. Polite's nomination, and he was sworn in on September 20, 2013.
District of New Jersey
Paul J. Fishman was nominated by President Barack Obama as the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey in June 2009; he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 7, 2009 and sworn in on October 14, 2009.