News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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April 17, 2015

Judge Issues Ruling Denying Sierra Pacific’s Motion To Set Aside The Settlement In The Moonlight Fire Case

Order Denying Sierra Pacific's Fraud On The Court

April 16, 2015

Bakersfield Man Charged With Possession With Intent To Distribute 12 Kilograms Of Cocaine

Stockton Loan Officer Charged With Mortgage Fraud

Three Indicted For Methamphetamine Trafficking

April 14, 2015

Federal Tax Enforcement Is A Focus Of Prosecutions In The First Quarter Of 2015

Winters Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Child Pornography Offense

April 13, 2015

Two Defendants Plead Guilty In Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Former Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty In Connection With Investment Fraud Scheme

Last Two Defendants Sentenced In Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme

April 10, 2015

Mexican National Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Prison For Aggravated ID Theft And Drug And Firearms Offenses

Federal Jury Finds Colorado Man Guilty Of Kidnapping A Toddler And Producing Child Pornography

April 9, 2015

Former Fresno Police Department Deputy Chief And Six Others Indicted For Drug Trafficking

April 6, 2015

Tehama County Sheriff’s Office’s Contribution To The Mission Of The U.S. Attorney’s Office And Department Of Justice Recognized

April 2, 2015

Department Of Justice And U.S. Attorney's Office Mark The Fifth Anniversary Of The Matthew Shepard And James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act

Three Indicted On Firearms Charges

Stockton Man Sentenced To Over 7 Years In Prison On Federal Firearm Charges

Sacramento Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Child Pornography


March 30, 2015

Modesto Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Real Estate Investors

March 27, 2015

Galt Man Sentenced To Over 17 Years In Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

March 26, 2015

Jury Convicts Modesto Man For Production Of Child Pornography And Attempted Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

Fresno And Bakersfield Men Indicted For Laser Strikes On Law Enforcement Helicopters

Ten Men Indicted For Trafficking Counterfeit Media In Central Valley

March 23, 2015

Fresno Woman Pleads Guilty To Bomb Threat Hoax At Fresno City College

March 19, 2015

Modesto Man Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography

Sacramento Men Indicted For Methamphetamine Trafficking

March 17, 2015

Delano Couple Indicted In Unemployment Insurance Scheme

March 16, 2015

Taft Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine And Heroin

Fresno Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Money From Vocational College

Three Defendants Plead Guilty In Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme

March 13, 2015

United States Attorney And California Attorney General Partner Present The Second In A Series Of Awareness Trainings On Labor Trafficking

Federal Jury Finds Stockton Woman Guilty On All Counts In Criminal Tax Case

March 11, 2015

Sentence And Guilty Plea In Cases Involving Theft Of Military Equipment Returned From Iraq And Afghanistan

El Dorado Hills Man Indicted For Embezzling More Than $400,000 From Former Employer

March 9, 2015

Bakersfield Man Sentenced To 5 Years And 9 Months In Prison For Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Bakersfield Man Sentenced To Over 14 Years In Prison For His Conviction In A Large Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Guilty Plea In Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Escondido Resident Sentenced For Bulk Cash Smuggling

Fresno Pharmacy Agrees To Pay $1 Million In Civil Penalties To Resolve Controlled Substances Act Claims

March 6, 2015

Convicted Sacramento Businessman Ordered To Pay Over $108 Million In Restitution For Decade-Long Scheme

March 5, 2015

Jury Convicts Major Tobacco Distributor In $16 Million Excise Tax Fraud Scheme

Six Defendants Indicted On Federal Firearms Charges

Alan Tikal Sentenced To 24 Years In Prison For Leading Massive Foreclosure Rescue Scam

March 3, 2015

Federal Jury Convicts Roseville Woman For Her Role In A Bank Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

Ninth Defendant Sentenced in Elk Grove Mortgage Fraud Case

March 2, 2015

Patterson Man Convicted Of Fraudulent Short Sale Scheme Sentenced To Prison And Ordered To Forfeit House

Sacramento Man Sentenced To 41 Months In Prison For Structuring Financial Transactions


February 27, 2015

Three Bakersfield Men Indicted For Conspiracy To Distribute Methamphetamine

IRS Employee Arrested On Indictment For Tax Fraud

Court Sentences Prison Inmate To 8 Years Incarceration For Assault Against Another Prison Inmate

Four Indicted In Modesto Prescription Drug Ring

February 26. 2015

Former Mill Superintendent For Shasta County Gold Mine Sentenced For Environmental Crimes

Sacramento Woman Charged With Eight Counts Of Bank Fraud

Sacramento Man Sentenced For Credit Card Fraud

February 24. 2015

Bakersfield Man Convicted Of Attempting To Distribute Five Pounds Of Methamphetamine

Former Correctional Guard Sentenced For Conspiracy To Smuggle Heroin, Methamphetamine And Other Contraband Into The Taft Correctional Facility

Shafter Man Convicted Of Possession With Intent To Distribute Four Pounds Of Methamphetamine

Manteca Oncologist Agrees To Pay $550,000 To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

February 23, 2o15

Former Fresno Police Department Detective And Fresno Marijuana Trafficker Plead Guilty To Bribery Conspiracy

Bank Robber Sentenced To 188 Months Imprisonment

Court Imposes $1.8 Million Restitution Order Against Three Defendants In Merced County Unlawful Asbestos Abatement Case

February 20, 2015

Roseville Man Sentenced to 84 Months For Possession of Child Pornography

February 19, 2015

Two Indicted For Laser Strikes On Law Enforcement Aircraft

Lone Pine Man Indicted For Taking Archaeological Artifacts From Public Lands In Inyo County

Las Vegas Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Role In Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Relief Scam

Fresno Man Indicted For Possessing Ecstasy For Sale

Grizzly Flat Man Sentenced To Over 12 Years For Receipt And Distribution Of Child Pornography

February 18, 2015

Fair Oaks Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Crime

U.S. Attorney Attending The White House Summit On Countering Violent Extremism

February 17, 2015

North Highlands Woman Receives 2 Years And 8 Months In Federal Prison For Agravated Identity Theft, Bank Fraud, And Possession Of Stolen U.S. Mail

Real Estate Agent Sentenced To Prison For Fraudulent Short Sale Scheme

February 13, 2015

Third Defendant Pleads Guilty To Growing Marijuana Plants In The Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Four Convicted For Roles In Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme In Federal Court Trial

February 12, 2015

Chico Man Indicted for Sexual Exploitation Of Minors

February 11, 2015

Man Who Shot and Wounded Two Law Enforcement Officers in Nevada County Convicted in Federal Court Trial

February 10, 2015

Fresno Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling More Than $300,000 From Former Law Firm Employer

February 9, 2015

Sacramento Man Sentenced To Two Years For Conspiracy In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Florida Man Sentenced To 5 Years Imprisonment For Structuring More Than $2.5 Million In Proceeds Of Drug Trafficking

Taking Methamphetamine To Delivery Service Earns Modesto Man 46 Months In Federal Prison; Money Courier From Turlock Sentenced To 12 Months In Same Case

Modesto Resident Pleads Guilty In Tax Fraud Consipracy

Modesto Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing $127,000 In Government Benefits

Bakersfield Resident Sentenced To 5-Year Prison Term For Growing Marijuana On Ecological Reserve

February 5, 2015

Roseville Couple Plead Guilty To Loan Modification and Foreclosure Rescue Scam That Targeted Spanish-Speaking Community

Richmond Man Sentenced in Multi-Year Multi-State Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme


January 29, 2015

Stockton Residents Indicted In Phony Tax Return Scheme

Three Indictments For Methamphetamine Trafficking

Foreign National Pleads Guilty To Firearm Offense, Growing Marijuana In Mendocino National Forest, And Destruction Of National Lands And Resources

January 28, 2015

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office’s Contribution to the Mission of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Department of Justice Recognized

Mexican National Pleads Guilty To Growing 3,724 Marijuana Plants In The Plumas National Forest

January 26, 2015

Sacramento Man Sentenced To Over 7 Years in Prison For a Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Chico and Sacramento

Oakland Man Pleads Guilty To Counterfeit Media Scheme in Fresno

Sacramento Defense Contractor Agrees To Pay $2 Million To Settle Allegations of Inflating Costs

January 22, 2015

Second Man Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Prison For Growing More Than 5,000 Marijuana Plants In Lassen National Forest

Fair Oaks Resident Sentenced To More Than 8 Years For Receipt Of Child Pornography

Sacramento Man Indicted For Drugs And Firearm Offenses

Six Persons Indicted For Possessing Over 60 Kilograms Of Cocaine

Traffic Stop Of Bakersfield Men Traveling In Stockton Yields To Seizure Of Over 600 Grams Of Heroin

January 21, 2015

Washington Man Sentenced To Over 4 Years In Prison For A Telemarketing Scam Targeting Elderly Citizens

January 20, 2015

Bakersfield Man Pleads Guilty To Shining Laser At Law Enforcement Aircraft

Visalia Woman Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Prison For Filing False Tax Returns Using Stolen Identities

January 16, 2015

Eureka Brothers Plead Guilty To Growing Marijuana In Shasta-Trinity National Forest And Destroying Public Lands And Resources

January 15, 2015

Stockton Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Firearms

Sacramento Drug Dealer Sentenced To More Than 21 Years In Prison

Butte County Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking And Being A Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Two Fresno Men Charged With Being Felons In Possession Of A Firearm

January 5, 2015

Riverside County Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Grow Marijuana and Setting Fires in National Forest

January 12, 2015

Kern County Man Sentenced for Counterfeiting U.S. Currency

Additional Charges in Ongoing National Guard Recruiting-Fraud Investigation

Fourth Man Enters Guilty Plea Relating to Large Sequoia National Forest Marijuana Grow

Sacramento Man Sentenced to over 13 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor


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