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There are concerns Gov. Eric Greitens's comments before the release of a graphic report from a Missouri House committee may have violated a recent gag order in his criminal trial. On Monday, Greitens's attorneys put out information that the woman involved in the Governor's 2015 affair had said she ...
CUDAHY -- A Cudahy man federally indicted in connection with seven armed robberies at ALDI stories in Wisconsin (one in Indiana), taking place over a six-month period has reached a plea deal. The crimes are as follows: June 15, 2017: ALDI Foods located at 3105 South Chicago Ave., South ...

Former federal prosecutor Kathryn Haun spoke about the non-criminal nature of Bitcoin and the use of Blockchain of criminal investigations during an interview with Quartz published today, April 12. During the interview, Haun, who worked on well-known crypto cases like that of US federal ...
Backpage.com, a classified advertising website that faced persistent allegations of profiting from illegal prostitution, was shut down by the U.S. government Friday as authorities reportedly brought criminal charges against seven of those involved in operating the site. USA TODAY. Larkin Lacey composite. outsourcing India
This former federal prosecutor has joined a law firm in Phoenix ... Ballard Spahr LLP is building a team of former federal prosecutors at its Phoenix office. ... As a federal prosecutor for more than seven years, Kokanovich investigated and prosecuted financial crimes, including securities fraud, ...

The search warrant raid on the office, home and hotel room of Michael Cohen, the personal counsel to the President, is an extraordinarily unusual and highly aggressive move by federal prosecutors. It sends a strong message that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has uncovered a ...
O'Melveny has been steadily adding seasoned trial lawyers to its roster, including more than a dozen former federal prosecutors as well as former senior officials and attorneys from the White House and various government agencies. "Someone who has tried nine jury trials is a great addition to our ... federal prosecutor
As a federal prosecutor in New York and Virginia, Mary Daly worked narcotics cases involving gangs and international drug traffickers. Now, she's the Justice Department's point person on the biggest drug case of all--the opioid crisis that is killing an average of 115 Americans every day. Attorney ...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police say a relative of a defendant who had just been convicted of murder attacked a federal prosecutor outside the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The Washington Post reports that prosecutor Kendra Briggs and the murder victim's daughter were leaving the ...
New developments in the special counsel investigation show that Robert Mueller's team may be zeroing in on White House adviser and Pres. Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. Sources tell NBC News that federal investigators are looking into whether or not Kushner's business dealings have ...
Federal prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of more than 500 Bitcoin (BTC) (worth about about $5.5 mln) seized during the investigation of a group producing fake identity documents, according to the Ohio Department of Justice's March 1 news release. A federal grand jury has indicted four people from ...
Indicted Portage Mayor James Snyder is asking a federal judge to remove the prosecutors handling his corruption case. Snyder, through his attorney Jackie Bennett, filed a motion asking a judge to disqualify two federal prosecutors from handling his case saying the two reviewed privileged attorney-client ...
'Pharma-bro' Martin Shkreli should forfeit Wu Tang Clan album: Federal prosecutors. By Aaron Katersky. Close. Follow on ... Federal prosecutors said he should relinquish it, along with $5 million in cash and other assets, as part of his conviction for securities fraud. PHOTO: The Wu-Tang Clan performs My ...
On October 11, 2001, Tom Wales, an Assistant United States Attorney in Seattle, became the only federal prosecutor in American history to be killed in the line of duty—if, in fact, he was killed in the line of duty. After more than sixteen years, the circumstances of his death and, most important, the identity of ...
At the announcement on the Thomas Wales murder investigation Wednesday are, from right: U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein; Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan; FBI Seattle Special Agent in Charge Jay S. Tabb;... (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times) More. The appearance of U.S. Deputy Attorney ...
Sessions in January cancelled an Obama-era memo instructing federal prosecutors to largely ignore marijuana offenses in states that have legalized the drug, including Gardner's home state of Colorado. Gardner said Thursday his decision to drop the hold came after "productive" conversations with Trump ...

The Wall Street Journal reported that five former federal prosecutors are planning to run this year. In 2016, according to the Journal, no former federal prosecutors ran. Chris Hunter — one of the five running — chose to leave his job as a federal prosecutor over concerns about what was going on at the ...
The marijuana industry has been watching federal prosecutors in states with legalized weed like Oregon closely since Sessions rescinded the so-called Cole memo. U.S. attorneys in states where marijuana is legal under state law now face the delicate question of how to do their jobs and hew to the federal ...
The controversial memo by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) alleging misconduct by the FBI and Department of Justice is “legally and logically irrelevant,” a former federal prosecutor said Friday after its release. “This is advocacy, and not particularly sophisticated advocacy,” Patrick Cotter — now an attorney at ...
Kate Brown says the top federal prosecutor in Oregon has assured her that he will not target legal marijuana business in the state. Brown made the remarks Friday at a summit convened by U.S. Attorney Billy Williams on how to address a surplus of marijuana that's winding up on the black market.
Federal prosecutors are dropping one of the charges against a man accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas. Curtis Allen is among three men charged in the case. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted prosecutors' request on Tuesday to ...
Case of Blacksburg doctor, prescription drugs is 'about lies,' federal prosecutor says. BY JEFF STURGEON The Roanoke Times; 30 min ago; (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Email. ey frankpurpera 012918 p02. Dr. Frank Craig Purpera Jr. (third from left) left federal court in Roanoke with his lawyers during a lunch break Monday ...
The speculation over possible changes in Kennedy's handling of marijuana cases began earlier this month when Sessions rescinded the Cole memo, the Obama-era policy allowing federal prosecutors in states where the drug is legal to focus resources elsewhere even though marijuana was still illegal ...
U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling speaks to reporters at his office in Boston, Massachusetts, U. s., January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Nate Raymond Reuters. By Nate Raymond. BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' new federal prosecutor said on Wednesday he will not rule out prosecuting marijuana businesses in ...
Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Chang will be the office's opioid coordinator.Jan. 23, 2018. (Craig Lyons / Post-Tribune). Craig LyonsPost-Tribune. Privacy Policy. The U.S. Attorney's office has designated a member of its team to specifically deal with combating opiate and opioid crimes in Northwest Indiana. U.S. Attorney ...
State Sen. Carlos Uresti knew FourWinds was failing, federal prosecutors say. By Patrick Danner and Guillermo Contreras. January 22, 2018. 0. State Sen. Carlos Uresti is facing 11 felony charges, including conspiracy to commit wire. Texas State Sen. Carlos Uresti arrives for the start of his criminal trail court with. Gary Cain ...
The acting U.S. Attorney for Maryland Steve Schenning has decided he will not go after those involved in the Maryland medical marijuana industry. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors to decide for themselves whether or not they enforce federal marijuana laws in Maryland ...
Longtime Assistant Maryland U.S. Attorney Deborah A. Johnston went from being a treasured mentor to an invaluable employee while always exuding what a federal prosecutor should be, Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said Friday of his former colleague, who died in November at age 64.
Mexico federal prosecutors take on Chihuahua corruption case. By Associated Press. Jan 22, 2018 | 5:15 PM. | MEXICO CITY. Mexico federal prosecutors take on Chihuahua corruption case. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, left, and Cesar Duarte talk in Albuquerque in 2012. Mexico's federal officials will take over an ...
... to maintain the (hashtag)PactOfImpunity," Corral tweeted. "The pretension of (electoral crimes prosecutors) to take over the judicial processes against Cesar Duarte's corruption can be achieved only by trampling the law and in total cynicism." Federal prosecutors have filed extradition requests for Duarte, ...
The Justice Department announced on Friday that it intended to retry Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, two months after a jury deadlocked on federal corruption charges against him. The move means Mr. Menendez will have to defend himself again in a year when he is up for re-election. A new trial ...
10 hrs ago; (0). Art Margulis, William Margulis and Justin Gelfand. Save. A new shingle, with some well-known names, has been hung in Clayton. Art Margulis and William Margulis, the father-son veteran STL criminal defense attorneys, are joining former federal prosecutor Justin Gelfand to create, logically, ...
A state agency that disciplines lawyers has recommended that former federal prosecutor Salvador “Sal” Perricone receive a one-year suspension from practicing law for the online rants that contributed to a mistrial in the Danziger Bridge shooting case. Perricone rose from a New Orleans Police Department ...
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough has landed federal prosecutor Nekia Hackworth Jones as a partner for its growing white-collar practice. “When Nekia left Nelson Mullins to go to the Department of Justice in 2008 it was our hope that one day she would return to the firm. We are thrilled that day has come ...
A Northern California environmental group whose president is running for governor is requesting that federal prosecutors take over a criminal investigation into the state Public Utilities Commission. Berkeley-based Environmental Progress sent a four-page letter this week to Alex Tse, the acting U.S. ...
The United States Attorney General appointed 1981 College and Wharton graduate Geoffrey Berman to become a federal prosecutor in New York. Berman was one of the 17 lawyers selected to be interim U.S. Attorneys by the Trump administration, as reported in a Jan. 3 press release by the Department of ...
Maine's top federal prosecutor said Tuesday that his office would focus on prosecuting traffickers of “hard drugs,” not marijuana users. ... Under Sessions' new guidelines, federal prosecutors in states where recreational use of marijuana is legal will decide if and when to enforce federal laws prohibiting its ...
LOUIS (KMOX) – The new federal prosecutor in St. Louis, U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen, says his goal is to get the region off the top ten list for murders in the country. Jensen has doubled the number of prosecutors focusing on violent crime, and he says many carjackings, business robberies or gun crimes that ...
The president of a local seafood company was charged in Newport News federal court Friday with falsely labeling imported crab meat from foreign waters, passing it off as being more expensive Atlantic blue crab. James R. Casey, 74, of Poquoson, who owns Casey's Seafood in Newport News, is accused ...
Atlanta's former chief purchasing officer Adam Smith, left, leaves the federal courthouse in September after pleading guilty to accepting at least $30,000 in bribes. Federal prosecutors on Wednesday asked for leniency in Smith's sentence. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM. The U.S. Attorney's Office has ...
8, federal prosecutors acquired Sessions' approval to seek the death penalty against Billy Arnold, who is charged with murdering two individuals who were part of a rival gang in Detroit. Prosecutors in Orlando, Florida, also received authorization to pursue capital punishment against Jarvis Wayne Madison ...
Rather than cracking down on marijuana, federal prosecutors should be spending limited resources on fighting the opioid epidemic, Massachusetts Gov. ... Baker said he plans to speak with Lelling about marijuana legalization and find out "a little more detail" about the federal prosecutor's approach.
Under Sessions' new guidelines, federal prosecutors in states where recreational use of marijuana is legal will decide if and when to enforce federal laws prohibiting its use. “This office has prioritized the prosecution of cases involving the trafficking of opiates, cocaine, crack and similar hard drugs,” Frank ...
Maine's federal prosecutor says pot charges will be considered on a case-by-case basis. But U.S. Attorney Halsey Frank acknowledges that drug possession cases 'have not been a priority.' By Edward D. MurphyStaff Writer. Email Writer · 207-791-6465. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article.
BOSTON — The top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts offered no guarantees on Monday that he would take a hands-off approach to legalized pot, injecting ... Pro-marijuana groups fear the change in tone from the Justice Department and federal prosecutors will send a chill through the nascent cannabis ...
A longtime federal prosecutor and Wheeling native took over leadership of the West Virginia Division of Corrections on Monday. Gov. Jim Justice appointed Betsy Jividen as commissioner of the agency, according to a news release from Lawrence Messina, a spokesman for the state Department of Military ...
HARRISON, Ark. - Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded Obama-era directives to 'go easy' on state that legalized pot. The Flippin Hippie in Harrison sells glass pipes officially for tobacco-use only, as well as hemp products, but the manager, Justin Land, favors legal medical marijuana.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding a policy where the federal government took a “hands-off” approach in enforcing marijuana laws in recreational and medical states. Advertisement. Experts say this may be positive for the cannabis industry because it will put pressure on Congress to clarify laws ...
The 40 new federal prosecutors are being placed in 27 selected locations around the country. U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge, who is serving this district, says that the position is expected to be filled in the next few months. “The additional resource will be a significant force multiplier in our efforts targeting ...


 

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