Gas Marketer B. Charles Rogers Gas and Three Individuals Agree to Pay $4.375 Million to Resolve Royalty Fraud Allegations

Houston, Texas - Gas marketer B. Charles Rogers Gas Ltd. (BCR), which operated in the San Juan Basin area of New Mexico and southern Colorado, and its owners Billy Charles Rogers Jr. and Wynon Rogers, of Fort Worth, Texas, have agreed to pay $3.575 million to resolve False Claims Act (FCA) allegations that they caused reduced mineral royalty payments to the United States, the Department of Justice announced today.

Three Alleged MS-13 Gang Members Indicted in Connection with Murder

Las Vegas, Nevada - A federal grand jury in Las Vegas, returned a three-count indictment Wednesday against three alleged gang members of La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) for their involvement in connection with a kidnapping and murder.

Two Costa Rican Residents Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms in Connection with $10 Million International Telemarketing Scheme

Washington, DC - Two individuals from Costa Rica were sentenced to 25 and 20 years in prison today for their roles in a $10 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica.

Getting More School Counselors In AZ Schools

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Ducey recognizes the importance of school counselors and their invaluable role in the health and welfare of our children in public schools. That’s why funding for new school counselors is a priority included in Arizona's FY 2020 budget. This initial investment of $12 million additional dollars, part of the Safe Arizona Schools Plan, marks the first time that specific dollars have been included in an executive budget for school counselors.

Presidential Proclamation on Older Americans Month, 2019

Washington, DC - Older Americans are treasured members of our communities.  They have poured their lives into our country in ways seen and unseen - often at great personal sacrifice.  To current generations and to those of the future, they have given a country whose greatness is unparalleled and which is only growing stronger.  During Older Americans Month, we honor these Americans, we remember their countless contributions, and we proudly renew our abiding commitment to their well-being.