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Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Most young people look forward to the day they get their driver’s license, but they should know that with the newfound freedom also comes the responsibility of caring for their car.
Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing a recently obtained consent judgment against several individuals and entities who the State alleged engaged in fraudulent telemarketing schemes, selling so-called “work-at-home business opportunities” to consumers throughout the country.
Houston, Texas - The final two defendants charged for their roles in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme operating in the Houston area have been ordered to prison, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Din Chaney, 36, and Lisa Lipton, 50, admitted to participating in a conspiracy to commit bank, mail and wire fraud as did Catherine Sanoubane, 35, Jose Batista, 36, Dennis Hannah, 43, Nathaniel Gordon III, 32, and Shawn Lewis Washington, 38.
Manhattan, New York - Canadian antiques dealer Xiao Ju Guan, aka Tony Guan, 39, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Manhattan today for conspiring to smuggle wildlife, including rhinoceros horn, elephant ivory and coral, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Sam Hirsch for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara for the Southern District of New York and Director Dan Ashe of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS).
Grand Rapids, Michigan - A Former Christian radio disc jockey admitted Monday in federal court he produced and possessed child pornography. The guilty plea follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Washington, DC - Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "I applaud the overwhelming, bipartisan confirmation of Bob McDonald as our next Secretary of Veterans Affairs. As a veteran himself and a proud member of a military family, Bob is deeply committed to serving our veterans and their families. And as an executive with decades of private-sector experience, he is uniquely equipped to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, and to help change the way the VA does business.
Washington, DC - United States Senator John McCain: "Over the last few months, I have been deeply concerned by the humanitarian crisis that has unfolded on our southern border in which thousands of migrants - including tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala - have surged to the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to try and enter our country illegally.