Monday, August 25, 2014
Ohio Landlords Pay $850,000 to Resolve Housing Discrimination Lawsuits
Massillon, Ohio landlords John and Mary Ruth have agreed to pay $850,000 to settle lawsuits filed by the Justice Department and other parties alleging that the Ruths discriminated on the basis of race and familial status at properties they formerly owned in Massillon.


 Friday, August 22, 2014
Seven Defendants Charged in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme
Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, has announced the indictment of seven individuals for their roles in a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme.


 Thursday, August 21, 2014
Cardiologist Indicted for Performing Unnecessary Procedures to Overbill Insurers
A 16-count indictment has been unsealed charging a cardiologist with performing unnecessary catheterizations, tests, stent insertions and causing unnecessary coronary artery bypass surgeries as part of a scheme to overbill Medicare and other insurers by $7.2 million.


 Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Man Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Pay More Than $350,000 in EPA Fraud Case
Michael G. Johnson, 46, was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $354,529 in restitution, following his guilty plea in January 2014 to violations of the Clean Air Act.

U.S. Attorney Weekly Spotlight

Booth Goodwin Booth Goodwin

Southern District of West Virginia

Booth Goodwin was appointed United States Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia by President Barack Obama on May 27, 2010. Goodwin is a native of Ripley, West Virginia, where he attended public school.

Kenneth MagidsonKenneth Magidson

Southern District of Texas

Kenneth Magidson is the 22nd presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas and, as such, is the chief law enforcement officer responsible for prosecuting and defending the interests of the United States in the seventh largest district in the nation.

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