Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Old Dominion University to Resolve Disability Discrimination Complaint

Norfolk, Virginia - Wednesday the Justice Department announced a settlement agreement with Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, Virginia, to resolve its investigation into a complaint that ODU discriminated and retaliated against a graduate student based on disability and her related request for reasonable modifications of policy. 

Former Natural Gas Trader Pleads Guilty for Role in Commodities Insider Trading Scheme

Houston, Texas - A former natural gas trader pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit commodities fraud and wire fraud for his role in an insider trading scheme.

Emotet Botnet Disrupted in International Cyber Operation

Washington, DC - The Justice Department announced its participation in a multinational operation involving actions in the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom to disrupt and take down the infrastructure of the malware and botnet known as Emotet. Additionally, officials in Lithuania, Sweden, and Ukraine assisted in this major cyber investigative action.

Cornpeach Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter and Assault on a Federal Officer

Salt Lake City, Utah - Deland Cornpeach, 20, of the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Tribe, pleaded guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter and one count of assault on a federal officer in federal court on February 1, 2021.  As a part of the plea agreement, Cornpeach has agreed to serve 84 months in federal prison.

Sri Lanka National Day

Washington, DC - Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State: "On behalf of the American people, I send sincere congratulations to the people of Sri Lanka as you celebrate the 73rd anniversary of your independence.