WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - (This Sept. 29 story corrects headline and first two paragraphs to show that Jamie Lee Henry was still in the Army at the time of the arrest; corrects paragraphs 12-13 to reflect that Gabrielian recommended the book, not the undercover agent)
U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges accusing the Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska of violating sanctions imposed after Russia invaded Ukraine. Deripaska, the 54-year-old founder of aluminum giant Rusal, was among two dozen Russian oligarchs and government officials blacklisted by Washington in 2018 in reaction to Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president.
DoJ indictment alleges that former army major and his wife wanted to help the Russian government after it invaded Ukraine A former US army major and his wife, an anesthesiologist, have been criminally charged for allegedly plotting to leak highly sensitive healthcare data about military patients to Russia, the US Department of Justice said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A former U.S. Army major and his anesthesiologist wife have been criminally charged for allegedly plotting to leak highly sensitive healthcare data about military patients to Russia, the Justice Department revealed on Thursday. Jamie Lee Henry, the former major who was also a doctor at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, and his wife, Dr. Anna Gabrielian, were charged in an unsealed indictment in a federal court in Maryland with conspiracy and the wrongful disclosure of individually identifiable health information about patients at the Army base.
OTTAWA - A Russian oligarch indicted in the United States today for conspiring to circumvent its sanctions regime stands accused of, among other things, having flowers delivered to a former member of Parliament in Canada. Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska has been subject to U.S. sanctions since 2018 and was added to Canada’s own sanctions list this year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Bernard Madoff's victims will soon receive another $372 million to help cover their losses, nearly 14 years after the swindler's capture for running a massive Ponzi scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday. The payout from the government's Madoff Victim Fund will go to 27,219 victims, including more than 400 who had yet to recoup a penny from any source.
The London-based legal team for Hargobind Tahilramani, the alleged fraudster who impersonated entertainment industry moguls, outlined a strategy to fight the U.S. Department of Justice's request, citing their client's mental health, his prior abuse and the dangerous state of U.S. prisons. Lawyers representing Hargobind Tahilramani, the alleged Con Queen of Hollywood, laid out the strategy they intend to pursue in order to block an extradition request by the United States’ Department of Justice.
MONTGOMERY, Ala -- Alabama inmates were in their second day of a work strike Tuesday, refusing to labor in prison kitchens, laundries and factories to protest conditions in the state’s overcrowded, understaffed lock-ups. Prisoners including those who provide food, laundry and janitorial services refused to show up for work at major state prisons, leaving staff scrambling to keep the facilities running.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday squared off Tuesday against two of the nation's largest airlines at the start of an anti-trust trial seeking to undo a deep collaboration between American Airlines and JetBlue. The airlines in January 2021 formed the Northeast Alliance to share routes and customers in the U.S. northeast.
Hundreds of dogs have been rescued in South Carolina in what officials are calling the biggest takedown of dogfighting in the state. Over 20 people were arrested over the weekend when a team of over 60 federal agents and state police interrupted a dog fight in Richland County on Saturday, the US Department of Justice said in a statement.
Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would appeal a judge's ruling that U.S. Sugar Corp's plans to buy rival Imperial Sugar Co was legal under antitrust law, according to a court filing.
Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com BOSTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Biogen Inc (BIIB.O) has finalized a $900 million settlement resolving a whistleblower lawsuit accusing the biotech company of paying doctors kickbacks to prescribe multiple sclerosis drugs, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Monday.
Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The FBI along with two federal agencies are investigating alleged fraud in Mississippi, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday as the former head of the state's Department of Human Services pled guilty for conspiring to misuse federal funds.
Uber has named Lapsus$ as the group behind its security breach and referenced external reports that allege the organization also leaked GTA 6 footage. The hacker who allegedly breached Uber's security is under investigation by the FBI, according to Uber's blog post. This same group, named Lapsus$, was also mentioned in the post as potentially being responsible for leaking Rockstar's GTA 6 development footage.
A federal grand jury charged 47 people with running a "brazen" $250 million pandemic-related fraud, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The Minnesota-based Feeding Our Future is alleged to have billed the government for meals meant for children and adults in need but were never delivered.