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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 »

 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.

 Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Former Investment Banking Analyst with J.P. Morgan Securities and Two Friends Charged in $600,000 Insider Trading Scheme
An analyst with J.P. Morgan Securities and two longtime friends have been taken into custody after being charged in a federal grand jury indictment that alleges they participated in an insider trading scheme that netted more than $600,000 in illicit profits.

 Monday, August 24, 2015

Tehachapi Doctor Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Patients and Insurers by Implanting IUDs That Were Not Approved by the FDA 
Dr. Paul S. Singh, 55, of Tehachapi, has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for a scheme to defraud his patients and their insurers by implanting and billing for unapproved intrauterine devices (IUDs).