U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke sentenced a Miami-area man to 12 months and one day in prison and three years’ supervised release for threatening to shoot members of a mosque in Miami Gardens, Florida, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida.
A former resident of Overland Park, Kansas, was sentenced to 96 months in prison today for aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of false income tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Beall for the District of Kansas.
On January 17, 2018, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), in collaboration with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communications Commission, conducted a test of micro-jamming technology at the Federal Correctional Institution at Cumberland, Maryland.  The test was conducted to determine if micro-jamming could prevent wireless communication by an inmate using a contraband device at the individual cell housing unit level. 
Attorney General Jeff Sessions released the following proclamation commemorating Religious Freedom Day:
Thank you, Jessica, for that introduction, and thank you to the audience for being here. It’s an honor for me to be here with Deputy Director Gordon and Secretary Wilson – two strong leaders in this Administration’s efforts to defend national security and homeland security.
Virginia-based home furnishings company, Bassett Mirror Company, has agreed to pay the United States $10.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly making false statements on customs declarations to avoid paying antidumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture imported from the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Justice Department announced today.


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