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Nasir Hakeem v. State of Tennessee

Following a bench trial, the Petitioner, a foreign national from Pakistan, was convicted of two counts of sexual battery, a Class E felony. State v. Nasir Hakeem, No. M2012-02150-CCA-R3-CD, 2013 WL 6706122, at *1 (Tenn. Crim. App. Dec. 18, 2013), perm. app. denied, (Tenn. May 14, 2014). On August 2, 2012, the trial court imposed concurrent, suspended sentences of eighteen months for each convict... More...   $0 (05-22-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. David Pirk, Andre Jenkins a/k/a "Little Bear," and Timothy Enix, a/k/a "Blaze" Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Kingsmen President, Regional President, And Member Convicted By A Federal Jury Of Murder And Racketeering Following Four Month Trial

Following a four-month trial, a federal jury in Buffalo, New York, has convicted three leaders and members of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club (KMC), including the National President, of multiple charges for their roles in a major racketeering oper... More...
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United States of America v. Luis Moreno-Valencia Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Tampa, Florida

Tampa, FL - Colombian Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years For Transporting Cocaine

Luis Moreno-Valencia (45, Colombia, South America) was sentenced to 17 years and 6 months in federal prison for conspiring with others to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine on vessels subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, and for conspiring with others to distribute five kilograms or ... More...
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United States of America v. Rasheed Abiodun Akanni District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island

Rasheed Abiodun Akanni challenges the sufficiency of the evidence supporting his conviction for marriage fraud in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1325(c), which prohibits "knowingly enter[ing] into a marriage for the purpose of evading any provision of the immigration laws." He does not challenge his felony convictions for making false statements to immigration officials. We affirm.1
The evidence pres... More...
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United States of America v. Eleno Quinteos, Jr. Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Airline Staffing Executive Sentenced to Prison for Years of Immigration Fraud

Eleno Quinteros, Jr., the former vice president of operations for two airline mechanic staffing companies, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for making false statements in support of legal permanent resident petitions for dozens of the companies’ mechanics.

Quinteros previously... More...
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United States of America v. Jesus Salgado Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, IL - Suburban Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Leading Chicago-Area Cell of International Drug Trafficking Organization

A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a suburban man to 16 years in prison for leading a Chicago-area cell of an international drug trafficking organization.

JESUS SALGADO ran a stash house in Bensenville where heroin and cash from drug sales ... More...
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United States of America v. Vivian George Stewart Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Jamaican citizen sentenced to 26 months in prison for re-entering U.S. after being deported three times

Vivian George Stewart, 49, who has used five aliases in his attempts to enter or remain in the United States, was sentenced May 16 to 26 months in prison for re-entering the country illegally.

Stewart had previously been convicted in 2006 of participating in ... More...
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Carlos Alfonso Dominguez v. The State of Texas Texas Sixth District Court of Appeals

Carlos Alfonso Dominguez committed the unauthorized practice of law. The evidence at
trial demonstrated that while claiming to be an “Assistant to Attorney” at an immigration law
office, Dominguez himself collected payment for immigration work he was unqualified to
perform.1 Dominguez’ “clients” testified that they paid Dominguez large sums of money for work
he never complete... More...
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United States of America v. Cody Anthony Hernandez Southern District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi, TX - Local Man Gets More Than Eight Years for Illegally Possessing Firearm

A 27-year-old Corpus Christi man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Cody Anthony Hernandez pleaded guilty Feb. 20, 2018.

Senior U.S. District Judge John D. Rainey sentenced Hernandez to 102 months imprisonment to be follo... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. COUNTY OF MARICOPA, Arizona and PAUL PENZONE,* in his official capacity as Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona

The United States brought this action to halt racially discriminatory policing policies instituted by Joseph Arpaio, the former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. Under Arpaio’s leadership, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) routinely targeted Latino drivers and passengers for pretextual traffic stops aimed at detecting violations of federal immigration law. Based on that and other un... More...   $0 (05-13-2018 - AZ)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. IOURI MIKHEL and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JURIJUS KADAMOVAS

Defendants are foreign nationals under the Hostage Taking Act: Mikhel is Russian, and Kadamovas is Lithuanian. Both lived in Los Angeles, California, during the events underlying this case. Defendants were assisted at various times by coconspirators Petro Krylov, Ainar Altmanis, Aleksejus Markovskis, and Natalya Solovyeva. Altmanis, Markovskis, and Solovyeva all pleaded guilty and
UNITED STA... More...
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United States of America v. Joseph Thompson Western District of New York Federal Courthouse - Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, NY - Lockport Man Pleads Guilty For His Role In Narcotics Conspiracy

Joseph Thompson, 68, of Lockport, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 40 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing fentanyl. The charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison, a maxi... More...
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United States of America v. Juan Manuel Bautista Arias District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, RI - Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fentanyl Laced Heroin, Illegal Reentry

A Dominican national who had previously been convicted in federal court in Boston in 1998 for trafficking cocaine, sentenced to 72 months in federal prison and ordered deported, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence on May 11, 2018 to reentering the county illegally and conspir... More...
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United States of America v. Richard Ortega Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Austin, Texas

Austin, TX - Dove Springs Gangstas Member Sentenced to Federal Prison for Racketeering Offenses Resulting in Murder

A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old member of the Dove Springs Gangstas (aka “DSG”) member Richard Ortega to 30 years in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release for racketeering charges associated with the kidnapping and murder of Darian Longoria in De... More...
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United States of America v. University of California, San Diego Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California

San Diego, CA - Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against University of California, San Diego

The Justice Department announced today that it reached a settlement agreement with the University of California, San Diego. The settlement resolves the Department’s investigation into whether the University’s Resource Management and Planning Vice Chancellor Area... More...
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United States of America v. Jeffrey Townsend and Scott Frederick Arterbury Northern District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK - Two Men Plead Guilty To Child Pornography Offenses

Two men pled guilty to child pornography offenses in the Northern District of Oklahoma. Both men used the internet to search for and find material depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

“The child victims in these cases are victimized over and over again because the images remain on the internet and in... More...
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United States of America v. Joshua E. Poole District of Wyoming Federal Courthouse - Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne, WY - Sheridan Man Sentenced for Child Pornography Charges

JOSHUA E. POOLE, 40, of Sheridan, Wyoming was sentenced by Chief Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on May 2, 2018 for transportation of child pornography. Poole was arrested in Sheridan, Wyoming. He received sixty months of imprisonment, to be followed by sixty months of supervised release, and ordered to ... More...
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United States of America v. Marike Vuga Western District of Pennsylvania Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA - Former Pitt Professor Sentenced to Time Served after Admitting She Kidnapped Her Daughter and Took Her to Canada

Defendant will be deported to Austria

A resident of Pittsburgh pleaded guilty to one count of international parental kidnapping and was sentenced in federal court to "time served," having been imprisoned for 25 months, United States Attorney Scott W. B... More...
   $0 (05-09-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Un Hag Baeg Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, CA - Korean National Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Prison for Role in Scheme that Avoided Paying Excise Taxes on Millions of Cigarettes

A Korean national who was living in the United States as an illegal alien was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison for participating in a scheme to defraud the United States by evading millions of dollars in federal excise taxes due on 1... More...
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United States of America v. County of Maricopa and Paul Penzone District of Arizona Federal Courthouse - Phoenix, Arizona

The United States brought this action to halt racially
discriminatory policing policies instituted by Joseph Arpaio,
the former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. Under
Arpaio’s leadership, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
(MCSO) routinely targeted Latino drivers and passengers for
pretextual traffic stops aimed at detecting violations of
federal immigration law. Base... More...
   $0 (05-08-2018 - AZ)

United States of America v. Nikolai Bosyk Eastern District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, VA - Virginia Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Receiving Child Pornography on Tor Network Forum

A Purcellville, Virginia man, who was a member of a website dedicated to the advertising and sharing of child pornography on an online anonymous network, was sentenced on May 7, 2018 to 60 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release.

Nikolai Bosyk, 40, a repa... More...
   $0 (05-07-2018 - VA)

United States of America v. Ibrahim Alu and George Ismail Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Austin, Texas

Austin, TX - Two Foreign Nationals Sentenced to Federal Prison for Role in Austin-Based Multi-Million Dollar S.I.R.F. Scheme

A federal judge, on April 27, 2018, sentenced two foreign nationals formerly living in Austin to federal prison in connection with a multi-million dollar Austin-based Stolen Identity Refund Fraud (SIRF) scheme.

United States District Judge Lee Yeakel senten... More...
   $0 (05-05-2018 - TX)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. WAYNE A.G. JAMES

In October of 2015, a grand jury returned a three-count indictment charging former Virgin Islands Senator Wayne James with two counts of wire fraud under 18 U.S.C. § 1343,1 and one count of federal programs embezzlement under 18 U.S.C. § 666(a)(1)(A).2 These charges stemmed from

1 18 U.S.C. § 1343 provides in part:

“Whoever, hav... More...
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United States of America v. Juan Sebastian Chavez United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida

Miami, FL - Broward County Resident Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography

Juan Sebastian Chavez, 26, of Fort Lauderdale, was sentenced on April 27, 2018 to 20 years in prison for possessing and producing child pornography.

Benjamin G. Greenberg, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Mark Selby, Special Agent in Char... More...
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Ex Parte: Lorenzo Garcia

In 2010, Garcia waived his right to a jury trial and entered a negotiated plea of guilty to
two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The trial court found the evidence
substantiating a finding of guilt, but it placed Garcia on deferred adjudication community
supervision for four years. In 2014, Garcia filed an application for writ of habeas corpus based
on alleg... More...
   $0 (04-30-2018 - TX)

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