Final Defendant Pleads Guilty in Drug Conspiracy Involving Aryan Circle

Houston, Texas - A Louisiana man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with members of the Aryan Circle (AC) and others to sell methamphetamine. He is the fourth and final defendant charged in the conspiracy to enter a guilty plea.

Maryland Accountant Convicted of Preparing False Tax Returns for D.C. Residents

Washington, DC - A federal jury in the District of Columbia convicted a Maryland woman Thursday for preparing three false tax returns for District of Columbia residents that claimed more than $1.1 million in fraudulent refunds.

Justice Department Opens Application Period for Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for federally recognized Tribes to participate in the Tribal Access Program (TAP) for National Crime Information, which provides federally recognized Tribes the ability to access and exchange data with national crime information databases for authorized criminal justice and non-criminal justice purposes. 

Prison’s Deputy Warden Charged with Civil Rights Offense for Beating Inmate

Jackson, Mississippi - The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a federal grand jury indicted Melvin Hilson, 49, currently a deputy warden at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, for repeatedly striking an inmate and knocking him to the ground, resulting in injury to the inmate.

Belgian Security Services Company and Three Former Executives Indicted for Bid Rigging on U.S. Department of Defense Contracts

Washington, DC - A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Belgium-based Seris Security NV (Seris) and three executives for their roles in a conspiracy to fix prices, rig bids and allocate customers for defense-related security services, including a multimillion-dollar contract issued in 2020 to provide security services to the U.S. Department of Defense for military bases and installations in Belgium.