News and Press Releases

News and Press Releases

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Archives:| 2013 |

April 14, 2014

Mortgage Broker Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Tuolumne County Couple’s Escrow Funds

Tulare County Man Sentenced to 17.5 Years in Prison for Marijuana Cultivation Crimes

Three Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Credit Card Fraud in Jackson Area

April 10, 2014

Three Indicted for Shining Lasers at Law Enforcement Aircraft in Fresno and Bakersfield

Las Vegas Man Indicted for Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Prohibited Sexual Contact

April 8, 2014

Two Executives Sentenced for Convictions In SK Foods Investigation

Sacramento Man Sentenced to More Than 21 Years in Prison for Trafficking Methamphetamine

April 4, 2014

Two El Dorado Hills Women Indicted For Preparing Bogus Tax Returns And Receiving Illegitimate Refunds

April 3, 2014

Stockton Woman Pleads Guilty to Credit Card ID Theft Scheme

Tracy Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling From Health Plan of San Joaquin and Agilent Technologies

April 2, 2014

Lawyer Sentenced to Ten Years For Money Laundering

March 31, 2014

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Use Fresno Trucking Front to Smuggle Cocaine Into Canada

Sentences Handed Down For Asbestos Abatement Violations at Former Air Force Base in Atwater, Calif.

Case Update: Central Valley Marijuana Traffickers

Leader Of $30 Million Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme And Wife Sentenced

March 27, 2014

Taft Man Inidcted By A Federal Grand Jury For Conspiring With Others To Disribute Methamphetamine

Bell, California Man Charged With Trafficking Drugs Between Los Angeles Area And Modesto

Madera Man Indicted For Tax Evasion

Correctional Officer And Prison Inmate Indicted For Conspiracy To Smuggle Heroin And Methamphetamine Into The Taft Correctional Facility

Fresno Police Department Detective And Fresno Marijuana Trafficker Indicted In Bribery Scheme

Former Sacramento Area Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

March 26, 2014

California State Senator And Chee Kung Tong Drangonhead Among Twenty-Six Defendants Charged In Federal Criminal Complaint

San Joaquin County Man Indicted On Charges Of Attempting To Provide Material Support To Foreign Terrorist Organization

Case Update: Central Valley Marijuana Traffickers

March 25, 2014

Suspended Sacramento Attorney Sentenced To 46 Months For Tax Crimes

Marysville Man Sentenced To Over Seven Years In Federal Prison For Racially Motivated Assault On White Man And African-American Woman

March 24, 2014

Child Exploitation Cases: Clovis Teacher Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Pornography, Madera And Modesto Men Sentenced To Long Prison Terms, Bakersfield Man Sentenced For Probation Violation

Case Update: Central Valley Marijuana Traffickers

Guilty Plea In Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Fifth Defendant Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Mail From Wasco Post Offices

March 21, 2014

Former Fresno Pastor Arraigned on Fraud Indictment

California National Guardsmen Sentenced to Prison for Stolen Machine Guns

Eight Arrested this Week in Long-Term Investigation into Drug and Gun Trafficking

March 20, 2014

Oakdale Youth Pastor, Registered Sex Offender from Escalon, and Bishop Man Charged in Separate Child Exploitation Cases

Former Elk Grove Resident Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud Scheme and False Statements in Bankruptcy

Bakersfield Man Indicted for Counterfeiting U.S. Currency

Two Indicted in 20,000-Victim Credit Card Fraud

March 19, 2014

Stockton Woman Charged with ID Theft and Fraud Offenses

March 18, 2014

Fresno Police Department Detective and Fresno Marijuana Trafficker Charged in Bribery Scheme

March 17, 2014

Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Use Fresno Trucking Front to Ship Cocaine to Canada

Service Member at U.S. Naval Air Station in Lemoore Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor

Modesto Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Man Who Viewed Child Pornography in Fresno Library Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography

San Joaquin County Man Arrested at Canadian Border on Charges of Attempting to Provide Material Support to Foreign Terrorist Organization

March 14, 2014

Chicagoland Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Orchestrating the Major Marijuana Distribution from Sacramento

Bakersfield Man Indicted for Smuggling Drugs into Taft Correctional Facility While Working as Correctional Officer

March 13, 2014

Fresno County Men Indicted for Selling Methamphetamine and Heroin

Kern County Man Indicted on Drug And Gun Charges After a Lengthy, Multi-Agency Investigation

Sacramento Businessman Indicted for Bank Fraud

March 11, 2014

Shasta County Investment Scheme Defendants Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Murder of United States Correctional Officer

Third Defendant Pleads Guilty to Racially Motivated Assault on White Man and African-American Woman in Marysville

March 10, 2014

San Joaquin County Law Enforcement Dog Trainer Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Perjury and Making False Statements to Law Enforcement

Tacoma, Wash. Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Oxycodone and Making Illegal Cash Deposits

Squaw Valley Marijuana Cultivation Operation

Laser Striker Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison, Believed to Be the Longest Sentence in a Laser-Strike Case

March 6, 2014

Kern County Man Charged With Sextortion of Minors Using Social Media

Two Men Charged With Extensive Counterfeit Media Scheme in Fresno

Sacramento Woman Gets 18 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Traffic in Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis Via Craigslist

After High Speed Chase in Glenn County, Orgon Man Pleasds Guilty to Federal Charges

March 4, 2014

Businessman Sentenced to 17 Years, 8 Months in Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud and Money Laundering

Ponzi and Mortgage Fraud Defendants Plead Guilty

Former FBI Special Agent Sentenced for Making Illegal Cash Deposits

El Dorado Hills Man Indicted on Three Counts of Tax Evasion

Yolo County Kidnapping Subject Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Child Pornography

March 3, 2014

Modesto Man Sentenced to Prison for Counterfeit Media Conspiracy

Kent, Wash. Man Pleads Guilty to Structuring Cash Proceeds of Interstate Oxycodone and Hydrocodone Trafficking

Kern and Tulare County Marijuana Cultivators Plead Gulty

February 27, 2014

Sacramento Men Indicted for Illegally Manufacturing and Selling Assault Rifles

Modesto Man Indicted for Possession of Methamphetamine

Seven Indicted in False Tax Refund Scheme Run from Prison

San Leandro Man Sentenced to 27 Months In Prison for Student Aid Fraud Scheme

Dunlap Tenants Charged with Drug and Firearm Crimes

Two Indicted in Two Separate Cases of Theft of Mail in Bakersfield

February 26, 2014

Sacramento Meth Trafficker with Ties to Mexican Cartel Sentenced to 17.5 Years in Prison

Three Defendants Plead Guilty to a Copyright Infringement Conspiracy

February 24, 2014

Mexican National Sentenced for Firearms and Illegal Pesticides in Connection with Forest Marijuana Cultivation Operation

Case Update: Kern, Tulare, and Stanislaus Counties Marijuana Cultivation Operations

Father and Son Sentenced for $30 Million Bakersfield Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Two Women Plead Guilty to Structuring Cash Transactions

February 21, 2014

Sacramento Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis

February 20, 2014

Sacramento Dentist Indicted for Fraudulent Billing Scheme Involving Unnecessary Dental Work

Ceres Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Tax Return

Worldwide Drug Trafficker Sentenced

Federal Law Enforcement Targets Child Predators

February 19, 2014

Four in U.S. Attorney’s Office for Eastern District of California to Receive California Lawyer Magazine’s Attorney of the Year Awards

February 18, 2014

Fresno Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Bakersfield Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine, Heroin and Cocaine

February 14, 2014

Pleasanton Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Folsom-Based Ponzi Scheme

Mexican National Sentenced for Growing Marijuana on Federal Land in Trinity County

February 13, 2014

Former Fresno Resident Extradited from South Korea Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Illegal Proceeds Generated by Investment Fraud Scheme

Tulare County Man Indicted for Sales of Oxycontin

14 Indicted in Major Central Valley-Based Drug Trafficking Ring

U.S. Attorney, ATF, and Fresno Police Department Announce Results of Collaboration in Federal Firearms Prosecutions for 2013 in the Fresno Area

February 12, 2014

Anderson Aircraft Mechanic Charged with Aircraft Part Fraud

February 10, 2014

Modesto Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Structure Cash Proceeds of Interstate Oxycodone and Hydrocodone Trafficking

Ceres Man Sentenced to More Than Eight Years in Prison for Receipt of Child Pornography

Modesto Man Pleads Guilty in Fraudulent Check-Cashing Scheme

Fresno and Tulare County Marijuana Growers Sentenced

Fresno County Man Sentenced to Prison for Counterfeiting U.S. Currency

Madera Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Firearms Shipment to Mexico

February 7, 2014

Jury Trial Cancelled as the Last of 39 Defendants Plead Guilty in Investigations of the NuestraFamilia Drug Trafficking Organization

February 6, 2014

U.S. Attorney’s Office Distributes $263,500 in Forfeited Proceeds of Interstate Marijuana Trafficking to El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s Office

Placer County Woman Charged for an investment Fraud Scheme That Targeted Investors in Failed Folsom Ponzi Scheme

Two Sentenced to Prison for Student Loan Fraud Schemes

February 3, 2014

Antelope Real Estate Professional Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

Multi-County Marijuana Cultivation Case Update

Fresno Man Admits Possessing Machine Gun Stolen from Fort Irwin

January 30, 2014

Physician Practicing in Grass Valley and Yuba City Indicted for Illegal Prescription Practice

January 27, 2014

Nuestra Familia Leader and Three Associates Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Former Modesto Real Estate Broker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scam

Clovis Man Sentenced for Aiming Laser at Sheriff Helicopter

Canadian Citizen Pleads Guilty to Shipping Cocaine to Canada; Sham Marriage Revealed During Court Proceedings

Bakersfield Marijuana Dispensary Owner Arrested, Charged with Conspiring with Others to Distribute Methamphetamine and Marijuana

Bakersfield Man Pleads Guilty to Receipt of Child Pornography

January 22, 2014

Stockton Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of Firearms, Bank and Credit Card Fraud, and Identity Theft

Vacaville Man Sentenced for Defrauding Three Federal Agencies

Visalia Man Sentenced to 10 Years In Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor

Bay-Area Real Estate Agent Arrested for Orchestrating Fraudulent Short Sale in Stanislaus County

January 21, 2014

Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced to Federal Prison

Modesto Woman Pleads Guilty to Structuring Cash Proceeds of Interstate Oxycodone and Hydrocodone Trafficking

Former Madera Resident Sentenced for Fraudulent Sale of Websites

Forest Marijuana Cultivation Supplier Pleads Guilty

Bakersfield Woman Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison for Counterfeiting U.S. Currency

Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Claiming More than $1,745,000 in False Tax Returns

Two Sentenced for Distribution of Child Pornography

January 16, 2014

Citrus Heights Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempted Enticement of a Minor

Yuba City Man Indicted for Child Pornography Offense

Sacramento Man Indicted in Tax Refund Scheme

January 15, 2014

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Marijuana Dispensaries

Results Announced for Operation Broken Mailbox That Targeted Bulk Mail Theft

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Lawsuits Filed on Behalf of Marijuana Dispensarie

January 13, 2014

Stockton Man Sentenced for Escaping from Mendota Federal Correctional Institution

Two Sentenced, Three Plead Guilty in Marijuana Cultivation Prosecutions

Bakersfield Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Cash Deposits

Kings County Woman Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Disability Benefits from Department of Veterans Affairs

Sentences and Plea Agreements in Child Exploitation Cases

January 10, 2014

Jury Finds Fresno Man Guilty of Mortgage Fraud Scheme

January 9, 2014

U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California Collects $63.8 million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2013

Southern California Doctor Sentenced to over 3 Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme

Former Sacramento Area Loan Officer Pleads Guilty To Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Sacramento Men Plead Guilty to Attempted Enticement of a Minor

January 7, 2014

Service Member at U.S. Naval Air Station in Lemoore Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking of a Minor

Modesto Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Stockton Man Pleads Guilty to Drug and Gun Charges as a Result of Operation Gideon IV

Modesto Man Sentenced to over Six Years in Prison for Bank Robbery

January 6, 2014

Bakersfield Man Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Prison for Receiving Child Pornography 

Operation Mercury Cases

Fresno Man Sentenced For Possession Of A Pipe Bomb

Madera and Merced County Men Sentenced for Methamphetamine Trafficking Offenses


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