Tuesday, September 16, 2014
New York Resident Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud
Yvener Jean-Baptiste, 27, of Brooklyn, N.Y., has pleaded guilty to using counterfeit credit cards with account numbers belonging to actual credit card owners to purchase $172,661.09 in Target and Wal-Mart store gift cards.


 Monday, September 15, 2014
Leader of Multi-Million Dollar Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Convicted
 After a one-day bench trial on stipulated facts, United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley found Alan Tikal guilty of 11 counts of mail fraud and one count of money laundering.


 Friday, September 12, 2014
United States Seeks Civil Contempt Against Bayer Corporation for Failure to Substantiate Promotional Claims for Phillips' Colon Health
 The Department of Justice has announced that it filed a motion to show cause why Bayer Corporation should be held in civil contempt for violating a court order in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.


 Thursday, September 11, 2014
Two Virginia Men Sentenced for Growing Marijuana on Federal Land
 A pair of men, previously convicted of operating one of the largest marijuana grow operations encountered in the area, have been sentenced to 134 months of federal incarceration to be followed by five years of supervised release.

U.S. Attorney Weekly Spotlight

Edward L. Stanton III Edward L. Stanton III

Western District Of Tennessee

Mr. Stanton is a lifelong Memphian. He received a B.A. degree in Political Science in 1994 from the University of Memphis and his J.D. degree from the University of Memphis in 1997.

Tristram J. CoffinTristram J. Coffin

District Of Vermont

Tristram J. Coffin was sworn in as the 36th U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont in August 2009. He was a familiar face to many attorneys and professionl staff at the Vermont U.S. Attorney's Office: he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Vermont from 1994 to 2006, spending four years in the Civil Division and eight years in the Criminal Division.

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