Former Texas Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Offense for Assaulting Inmate

Beaumont, Texas - Tavoris Bottley, 34, a former Senior Correctional Officer at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) in Beaumont, Texas, pleaded guilty in court Thursday to assaulting a federal inmate housed at the facility.

Virginia Man Indicted for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Roanoke, Virginia - The Department of Justice announced the indictment of Romeo Xavier Langhorne, 30, of Roanoke, who has been charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, a designated foreign terrorist organization. Langhorne was arrested in Roanoke, on November 15, 2019, pursuant to a criminal complaint, and he has been ordered detained pending trial.

United States Joins Suit against Navistar Defense LLC Alleging False Claims under Marine Corps Contract

Washington, DC - The United States has intervened in a whistleblower suit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against Navistar Defense LLC.  Navistar Defense manufactured armored vehicles for the United States military and is a subsidiary of Navistar International LLC, headquartered in Melrose Park, Illinois. 

Justice Department Announces Landmark Money Mule Initiative

Washington, DC - Attorney General William P. Barr and law enforcement partners Wednesday announced a concentrated effort across the country and around the world to halt money mule activity.  Money mules assist fraud schemes by receiving money from victims, many of them elderly, and forwarding proceeds to foreign-based perpetrators. 

Justice Department Announces More than $376 Million in Awards to Promote Public Safety

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Wednesday announced that it has awarded more than $376 million in grant funding to enhance state, local and tribal law enforcement operations and reinforce public safety efforts in jurisdictions across the United States.