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Foreign Corporation and Its Managers Plead Guilty to Export Violations
Foreign Corporation and Its Managers Plead Guilty to Export Violations

Justice Scale IconWednesday, April 1, 2015

Six Individuals Charged in String of Armed Home Invasion Robberies that Targeted Victims of Indian and Asian Ancestry
Six individuals were charged in connection with their involvement in an armed robbery crew that conducted home invasion robberies in Michigan and Texas, principally targeting victims of Indian and Asian ancestry.

 Monday, March 30, 2015

Haroon Aswat, Abu Hamza Co-Conspirator, Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges in Manhattan Federal Court
Haroon Aswat pled guilty in Manhattan federal court to terrorism charges related to Aswat’s efforts to establish a terrorist training camp in the United States.

Justice Scale IconFriday, March 27, 2015

Four Veterinarians Charged with Conspiracy to Administer Drugs to Race Horses Unlawfully
Criminal charges have been filed against four veterinarians involved in administering drugs to thoroughbred race horses within 24 hours of when the horses were entered to race at Penn National Race Track, in Grantville, Pennsylvania.

 Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Canadian Antiques Dealer Sentenced for Smuggling Rhinoceros Horns, Elephant Ivory, and Coral
Xiao Ju Guan, a/k/a “Tony Guan,” 39, of Richmond, British Columbia, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for smuggling rhinoceros horns, elephant ivory, and coral from the United States to Canada. 

Tax IconTuesday, March 24, 2015

Four Family Members Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding IRS of Over $5 Million
Four family members who operated a temporary employment agency have been sentenced on charges relating to a scheme to hide over $25 million in employee wages from the Internal Revenue Service.

U.S. Attorney Spotlight

James L. SantelleJames L. Santelle
Eastern District of Wisconsin

James L. Santelle began his service as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on Monday, January 4, 2010, following his appointment by President Barack Obama on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, and, before that, the confirmation of his nomination by the United States Senate on Wednesday, December 24, 2009.

Peter J. SmithPeter J. Smith
Middle District of Pennsylvania

Peter Smith has served as the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania since June 2010. Mr. Smith began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia.