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Charges Against Russian Spy Ring in New York City Announced
Charges Against Russian Spy Ring in New York City Announced

 Monay, January 26, 2015

Chinese National Charged with Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft
Shu K. Chen, 38, from the People’s Republic of China, was charged by Indictment with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, two counts of Access Device Fraud, and two counts of Aggravated Identity Theft.

 Friday, January 23, 2015

Aircraft Mechanic Sentenced to Federal Prison for Falsifying the Airworthiness of an Aircraft Part
Clive Felix Ure, 58, has been sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for falsifying the airworthiness of a propeller that he had sold to the owner of a private plane. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $67,772.14.

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Owners & Managers of Former Salvage Operations at Former Textile Plant in Tennesee Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy
Five people have been sentenced to prison for conspiring to commit Clean Air Act offenses in connection with the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing materials at the former Liberty Fibers Plant in Hamblen County, Tennessee.

 Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Missouri Woman Sentenced for Stealing $300,000 from Employer
Sarah N. Underwood, 36, has been sentenced to two years and six months in federal prison without parole for embezzling more than $300,000 from her employer, Fall Creek Condominium.

 Tuesday, January 20, 2015

South Shore Physicians Hospital Organization to Pay $1.775 Million for Alleged Kickbacks for Patient Referrals
The South Shore Physician Hospital Organization (SSPHO) has agreed to pay $1.775 million to settle allegations of operating a recruitment grant program through which it paid kickbacks to its physician members in exchange for patient referrals.

U.S. Attorney Spotlight

Kenneth A. Polite, Jr.Kenneth A. Polite, Jr.
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.

Joyce White VanceJoyce White Vance
Northen District of Alabama

United States Attorney Joyce White Vance is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Northern District of Alabama. She was one of the first five U.S. Attorneys nominated by President Barack Obama. Vance was confirmed by the Senate on August 7, 2009.