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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 »

Money IconWednesday, May 27, 2015

Rhode Island Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing More Than $274,000 From Her Employer
Christi Romano has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $274,000 from Christa Creations, a toy manufacturer and distributor in Smithfield where she was employed, and that she lied to the FBI during the investigation into the theft.

Gavel IconTuesday, May 26, 2015

U.S. Attorney's Office, Department of Justice, and McPal, Inc. D/B/A McDonald’s agree to Resolve Alleged Violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act
A settlement agreement has been reached with McPal, Inc., a franchisee of McDonald’s, to resolve an investigation into allegations that it violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by failing to allow the use of a service dog by a person with a disability.

Identity Theft IconFriday, May 22, 2015

Former Postal Worker Charged with Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
A former postal worker who allegedly used stolen identities to assist in the filing of fraudulent tax returns to generate false U.S. Treasury checks was charged today for his involvement in the scam.

Justice Scale IconTuesday, May 19, 2015

UPS Agrees to Pay $25 Million to Settle Civil False Claims Act Violations
United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to the federal government in connection with its delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages.