Star Wars Reads Day

Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, October 26th, the Foothills Library will join libraries and bookstores around the galaxy for the 8th Annual Star Wars Reads Day! This exciting event celebrates the joy of reading and all things Star Wars.

Miami-Based Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty for Conspiring to Launder Money Relating To FCPA and Ecuadorian Bribery Law Violations

Miami, Florida - A financial advisor based in Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty Friday to a money laundering conspiracy for his role in using the U.S. financial system to launder money to promote violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Ecuadorian bribery law violations and to conceal and disguise the true nature of those illegal bribe payments. 

Michigan Attorney Indicted for Tax Fraud

Detroit, Michigan -  A grand jury in Detroit, Michigan, returned an indictment yesterday charging Carl L. Collins III, a Michigan attorney, with tax evasion, filing two false tax returns and seven counts of willfully failing to file individual and corporate tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Matthew J. Schneider for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Operating Ponzi Scheme on University of Georgia’s Campus

Atlanta, Georgia - A former University of Georgia undergraduate student pleaded guilty Friday for his role in a $1 million Ponzi scheme that targeted investors, including his fellow students.

Maricopa County Assessor Paul D. Petersen Indicted in Adoption Fraud Scheme

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Maricopa County Assessor Paul D. Petersen for his alleged involvement in an adoption fraud scheme involving pregnant Marshallese women flown to Arizona to put their baby up for adoption.