Former Probation Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

Tulsa, Oklahoma - Steven Powers, 35, a former probation and parole officer with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, pleaded guilty in federal court in Tulsa, to two counts of violating the civil rights of two female probationers whom he supervised when he subjected them to unwanted sexual contact.

Office Manager Sentenced to Prison for Employment Tax Fraud

Durham, North Carolina - A New London, North Carolina, woman was sentenced to 14 months in prison Tuesday for federal employment tax fraud, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Former CPA Indicted for Failing to Report Foreign Bank Accounts and Filing False Documents with the IRS

Miami, Florida - A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging Brian Booker, a former resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, whose business specialized in international trade, with failing to file Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs) and filing false documents with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida.

Houston, Texas Agrees to Implement Comprehensive Measures Aimed at Eliminating Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Illegal Discharges

Houston, Texas - In a settlement agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the city of Houston, Texas, has agreed to implement a comprehensive set of corrective measures and improvements to the city’s sewer system to resolve longstanding problems with sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) and discharges into various water bodies of pollutants in excess of permitted limits from the city’s 39 wastewater treatment plants.

Rapist Arrested by Border Patrol

Tucson, Arizona - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender Monday after he reentered the country illegally near Nogales.