Four residents of Lima, Peru, charged with overseeing a series of call centers that threatened and extorted Spanish-speaking victims in the United States, have been sentenced to prison, the Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced.
A federal court permanently enjoined a Houston, Texas, company from processing and distributing adulterated seafood products in violation of federal law, the Department of Justice announced today. 
 A criminal complaint filed today in federal court in Brooklyn charged Awais Chudhary, 19, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan, with attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.  Chudhary was arrested yesterday, and made his initial appearance this afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge James Orenstein.  Chudhary was ordered held without bail.
A North Carolina man was sentenced today to two years in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for abusive sexual contact with a minor, Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran of the Western District of Washington announced.
A Texas woman who managed aspects of an international program at an Ohio-based adoption agency pleaded guilty today for her role in a scheme to corruptly facilitate adoptions of Ugandan children through bribing Ugandan officials and defrauding U.S. adoptive parents and the U.S. Department of State.
A Tennessee health care executive was sentenced to 42 months in prison yesterday for her role in a $4.6 million kickback scheme.
A Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based physician’s assistant was sentenced to seven years in prison today for his role in a scheme to unlawfully distribute prescriptions for thousands of oxycodone pills
Behzad Pourghannad pleaded guilty today to participating in a conspiracy to export carbon fiber from the United States to Iran between 2008 and 2013.
The Department of Justice is pleased to announce the fifth expansion of the Tribal Access Program (TAP), a program providing federally recognized tribes with enhanced ability to access and exchange data with the national crime information databases for both criminal justice and non-criminal justice purposes.
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to six months in prison by U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody today for trafficking protected turtles that he poached in New Jersey.


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