Businessman Sentenced for Foreign Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Involving PetroEcuador Officials

Miami, Florida - An Ecuadorian businessman living in Miami was sentenced Thursday to 35 months in prison for his role in a $4.4 million bribery and money laundering scheme that funneled bribes to then-public officials of Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador (PetroEcuador), the state-owned and state-controlled oil company of Ecuador.

Marketing Company Agrees to Pay $150 Million for Facilitating Elder Fraud Schemes

Denver, Colorado - Epsilon Data Management LLC (Epsilon), one of the largest marketing companies in the world, has entered into a settlement with the Department of Justice to resolve a criminal charge for selling millions of Americans’ information to perpetrators of elder fraud schemes. 

Member of White Supremacist Prison Gang Guilty of Violent Crime in Aid of Racketeering

Houston, Texas - A Texas man pleaded guilty Tuesday to violent gang-related activities in the Eastern District of Texas.

Social Media Influencer Charged with Election Interference Stemming from Voter Disinformation Campaign

New York - A Florida man was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of conspiring with others in advance of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election to use various social media platforms to disseminate misinformation designed to deprive individuals of their constitutional right to vote.

Hospital Pharmacist to Plead Guilty to Attempting to Spoil Hundreds of COVID Vaccine Doses

Grafton, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin pharmacist has agreed to plead guilty to charges filed Tuesday in federal court that he attempted to render hundreds of doses of COVID-19 vaccine ineffective.