Attorney General Mark Brnovich Asks Ninth Circuit to Stop DHS Immigration Policy

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to grant an emergency injunction pending appeal, requiring the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to return to “normal removal operations” and follow existing federal immigration law and resume deportations.

Fraudsters Posing as Brokers or Investment Advisers – Investor Alert

Washington, DC - The FBI Criminal Investigative Division and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) warn of fraudsters swindling investors while pretending to be registered brokers or investment advisers.

Antitrust Division Observes National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

Washington, DC - The Antitrust Division Friday commemorates National Whistleblower Appreciation Day, which celebrates individuals who act with courage to speak out and report crimes, including antitrust violations like price-fixing, bid rigging and market allocation conspiracies. Collusion among competitors undermines fair competition and harm consumers, and individuals who step forward to shine a light on illegal practices deserve recognition. This year marks the 243rd anniversary of the United States’ first whistleblower law and also the first year for the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (CAARA), signed into law on Dec. 23, 2020.

Man Sentenced for COVID-19 Relief Fraud

Miami, Florida - A Florida man was sentenced Friday to 33 months in prison for fraudulently seeking over $7,263,564 in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Man Sentenced for $24 Million COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme

Dallas, Texas - A Texas man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison for wire-fraud and money-laundering offenses in connection with his fraudulent scheme to obtain approximately $24.8 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.