Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that Kek Nyathor Bol, 22, of Anchorage, was sentenced to 157 months imprisonment for bank robbery and discharging a firearm during separate violent crimes on June 1, 2019, and June 15, 2019. Senior U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline also ordered Bol to serve a five year […]
Alaska Neurology Center LLC and Its Owner to Pay $2 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Regarding Fraudulent Medical Billing
Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced Freiday that Anchorage-based Alaska Neurology Center LLC and its owner, Franklin Ellenson, M.D., have agreed to pay $2 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that the medical practice knowingly submitted false billing claims to federal healthcare programs. Contemporaneous with the civil settlement, Alaska Neurology Center […]
Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that a Wasilla man has been sentenced to federal prison after he and a co-conspirator stole a fossilized woolly mammoth tusk from an Anchorage BLM museum, and then cut the tusk into pieces and sold them for profit. Gary Lynn Boyd, 41, of Wasilla, was […]
Anchorage, Alaska – U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a Washington man was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for defrauding Alaskans with an advance fee scheme where he promised investors a significant return on an investment that did not actually exist. His wife was previously convicted on one count of social security […]
An alleged leader of an international drug trafficking organization based in Guatemala was extradited to the United States Wednesday to face international narcotics trafficking charges in the District of Columbia, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division. Waldemar Lorenzana-Cordon, 49, was arrested in Guatemala on Sept. 13, 2013, after […]
Joint Law Enforcement Effort Leads to Issuance of First Ever Interpol Purple Notice from the United States
WASHINGTON – A joint investigation between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States Coast Guard (USCG), and Interpol Washington (U.S. National Central Bureau) has led to the publication of the first-ever Interpol Purple Notice issued by the United States for a vessel believed to be engaged in illegal fishing activities. According to the Purple […]
Thursday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced an update to its federal marijuana enforcement policy in light of recent state ballot initiatives that legalize, under state law, the possession of small amounts of marijuana and provide for the regulation of marijuana production, processing, and sale.
Three members and one associate of the North Carolina Almighty Latin King/Queen Nation (ALKQN) have been sentenced this week in federal court in the Middle District of North Carolina.
Monday marked the establishment of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission and the Civil Rights Divisionâ€™s Indian Working Group (IWG). The MOU will establish a communication process that will ensure that civil rights violations are brought to the IWG when the civil rights of a member of the Navajo […]