Friday, August 29, 2014
Fourth Grade Teacher Sentenced to 10 Years For Enticing and Coercing a 15-Year-Old Girl During Sexually Explicit Online Chats
A fourth grade teacher from Charlottesville, Virginia has been sentenced to ten years in prison, followed by ten years of supervised release, for enticing and coercing a 15-year-old girl to engage in sexually explicit online chats.

 

 Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Massachusetts Resident Pleads Guilty in “Black Money” Scheme
Saah Johnson, 33, of Fall River, Mass., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence, R.I., to his participation in a “black money” scheme which defrauded a Massachusetts man of $100,000.

 

 Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Texas Business Executive Pleads Guilty to Illegally Selling Oxycodone on Silk Road
Matthew Jones, a/k/a “Caligirl,”  has pleaded guilty to the illegal distribution of controlled substances. Jones faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.

 

 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.

U.S. Attorney Weekly Spotlight

Danny C. Williams, Sr. Danny C. Williams, Sr.

Northern District of Oklahoma

Danny C. Williams, Sr., was nominated by President Barack Obama on March 29, 2012, to serve as the top federal law enforcement official in the Northern District of Oklahoma. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 2, 2012, and took the oath of office on August 7, 2012. 

Bill NettlesBill Nettles

District of South Carolina

Bill Nettles was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina on May 3, 2010.  Immediately prior to becoming the U.S. Attorney, Mr. Nettles was a member of Sanders & Nettles, LLC in Columbia, South Carolina where he practiced since 2005. 

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