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Russian Nuclear Energy Official Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Conspiracy Involving Violations of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act

 Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Jared Fogle Co-Defendant Formally Charged with Child Exploitation and Distribution of Child Pornography
Russell C. Taylor, 43, has been charged by criminal information with 12 counts of child exploitation involving 12 minor children in Indiana. He was also charged with one count of distributing and receiving child pornography through an alleged conspiracy with Jared Fogle.

 Friday, August 28, 2015

Three Men Sentenced For Counterfeit Credit Card Conspiracy
Three members of a conspiracy involving the sale of over 69,000 counterfeit credit cards have been sentenced to terms ranging from 12 to 36 month. They have also been ordered to pay restitution totaling $61,696.

 Thursday, August 27, 2015

Former Police Officer Indicted for Selling Firearms to Felons
Kevin R. Lumpkin, of North Olmsted, OH has been indicted for selling a Hi-Point .45-caliber rifle and a Ruger .380-caliber pistol on different occassions to people he knew were convicted of felonies and therefore forbidden from possessing a firearm.

 Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Mexican Drug Kingpin Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Trafficking Black Tar Heroin
The head of a Mexican drug trafficking organization (DTO) responsible for producing and distributing vast quantities of heroin into the United States has been sentenced to 135 months in prison, followed by a five-year term of supervised release.

U.S. Attorney Spotlight

Karen L. LoefflerKaren L. Loeffler
District of Alaska

Karen L. Loeffler currently serves as the United States Attorney for the District of Alaska. She was appointed U.S. Attorney on October 16, 2009. Ms. Loeffler graduated, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 1979 with a degree in government.

David J. HicktonDavid J. Hickton
Western District of Pennsylvania

David J. Hickton was nominated for United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania by President Barack Obama on May 20, 2010, and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 5, 2010. He was sworn in as the District's 57th U.S. Attorney on Aug.12, 2010.