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California Man Sentenced to Over 14 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking and Firearms Possession | USAO-WDAR

EL DORADO – A California man was sentenced today to 170 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release on one count of Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and one count of Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Offense. The Honorable Chief Judge Susan O. Hickey presided over the… Read More »

Honduran National Sentenced for Soliciting Murder-For-Hire of Family Members | USAO-EDTX

BEAUMONT, Texas – A Honduran national residing in Port Arthur has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today.  Santos Orellana-Hernandez, 47, pleaded guilty on July 23, 2021, to use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire, tampering with a witness by intimidation and… Read More »

Three Georgia men sentenced to life in prison for ‘chilling’ Arbery murder

Jan 7 (Reuters) – A Georgia judge sentenced Travis McMichael and his father Gregory McMichael on Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for what he called the “chilling” 2020 murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man running through their mostly white neighborhood in the southern U.S. state. Judge Timothy Walmsley also… Read More »

Russian National Sentenced for Providing Crypting Service for Kelihos Botnet | USAO-CT

A Russian national was sentenced today in Hartford federal court to 48 months in prison for operating a “crypting” service used to conceal the Kelihos malware from antivirus software, which enabled hackers to systematically infect approximately hundreds of thousands of victim computers around the world with malicious software, including ransomware. According to court documents, Oleg… Read More »

Owner of construction company and Puget Sound properties involved in illegal production of marijuana sentenced to 6 years in prison | USAO-WDWA

Seattle – A 52-year-old Seattle-area man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 6 years in prison for his schemes involving the illegal manufacturing of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Nick Brown.  Raymond Ng engaged in conspiracies to facilitate illegal marijuana grows in residential neighborhoods, and to launder the proceeds through businesses and… Read More »