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Eastern District of Texas

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Welcome to the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas. Our goal is to help you obtain information about our office quickly and easily. Our Mission is to effectively represent the United States of America in both criminal and civil litigation in East Texas and to achieve justice for our fellow citizens and for the victims of crime. We will strive to achieve excellence in our role as the federal leader of the East Texas law enforcement community and greatness in fulfilling our sworn duty to serve and protect the Constitution of the United States. La ayuda para recibir informacion en Español esta disponible llamado al (972) 509-1201. Read More »

 Monday, April 27, 2015

7-Eleven Franchisee Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison for Wire Fraud, Alien Harboring, and Identity Theft Scheme
Farrukh Baig was sentenced to 87 months in prison following his September 22, 2014, guilty plea to committing wire fraud and concealing and harboring illegal aliens employed at 7-Eleven, Inc. (7-Eleven) franchise stores located throughout Long Island and Virginia.

Justice Scale IconWednesday, April 22, 2015

Exxonmobil to Pay $5 Million to Settle U.S. and Arkansas Claims for 2013 Mayflower Oil Spill
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line Company (ExxonMobil) have agreed to pay civil penalties, fund an environmental project and implement corrective measures to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and state environmental laws.

 Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Texas Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud Scheme
Tariq Mahmood, 63, of Cedar Hill, Texas, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud, and seven counts of aggravated identity theft.

 Monday, April 13, 2015

Maryland Woman Sentenced for Embezzling Over $1.2 Million from Her Employer
Janice McCumbie of Marydel, Maryland has been sentenced to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to steal over $1.2 million from a consulting company.