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EYE SURGERY CENTER PAYS U.S. AND WEST VIRGINIA

EYE SURGERY CENTER PAYS U.S. AND WEST VIRGINIA FOR FILING FALSE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE CLAIMS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Anwar Eye Center, Inc., an ambulatory surgical center specializing in cataract removal surgery and lens implants, has agreed to pay $240,000 to the United States and the State of West Virginia to settle allegations that the center […]

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FEDERALLY LICENSED FIREARMS DEALER, STREET GANG MEMBERS CHARGED FOR ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACY

FEDERALLY LICENSED FIREARMS DEALER, STREET GANG MEMBERS CHARGED FOR ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING CONSPIRACY WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General John Ashcroft, Assistant Attorney General Christopher A. Wray of the Criminal Division, Acting Director Bradley Buckles of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, as well as U.S. Attorneys Christopher J. Christie of New Jersey and […]

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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FILES MOTION TO INTERVENE IN TITLE IX SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASE AGAINST RHINEBECK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FILES MOTION TO INTERVENE IN TITLE IX SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASE AGAINST RHINEBECK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Justice Department today announced that it has moved to intervene in a sexual harassment case involving allegations that a former New York high school principal sexually harassed former students and a school employee. The […]

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CO-OWNER OF NEW YORK PRINTING COMPANY

CO-OWNER OF NEW YORK PRINTING COMPANY WASHINGTON, D.C.- The co-owner of a New York City printing brokerage company today pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges relating to two separate schemes to defraud clients of Grey Global Group Inc. (Grey), an advertising agency headquartered in Manhattan, the Department of Justice announced. In U.S. District Court in Manhattan, […]

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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF VERIZON’S APPLICATION TO PROVIDE LONG DISTANCE SERVICES IN

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF VERIZON’S APPLICATION TO PROVIDE LONG DISTANCE SERVICES IN WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Department of Justice today recommended that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approve Verizon’s joint application to provide long distance services in Delaware and New Hampshire. At the same time, the Department urged the FCC to review issues raised by […]

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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES AFFIRMATIVE DISTRICT COURT DECISION REGARDING BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS CASE

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES AFFIRMATIVE DISTRICT COURT DECISION REGARDING BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS CASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Justice Department today announced an affirmative decision in a case challenging reforms to the Board of Immigration Appeals, the appellate body of the immigration court system. The plaintiffs – Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition and the American Immigration […]

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LAS VEGAS DEVELOPER PAYS $390,000 TO SETTLE

LAS VEGAS DEVELOPER PAYS $390,000 TO SETTLE WASHINGTON, D.C. – The developers and builder of Serenade Condominiums in Henderson, Nevada have agreed to pay $390,000 to make the complex accessible to persons with disabilities and to compensate persons who have been harmed by the lack of accessible features at the complex, the Justice Department announced […]

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TWO CLEVELAND SCRAP METAL COMPANIES, OWNER, AND AN EMPLOYEE

TWO CLEVELAND SCRAP METAL COMPANIES, OWNER, AND AN EMPLOYEE WASHINGTON, D.C. A federal grand jury in Cleveland today indicted M. Weingold & Co. (M. Weingold); Harry Rock & Associates Inc. (Rock), formerly known as Harry Rock & Company; their owner, Jack Weingold; and an employee of M. Weingold, Loren Margolis, for conspiring to allocate scrap […]

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U.S. REACHES AGREEMENT WITH DOMINICKS FINER FOODS

U.S. REACHES AGREEMENT WITH DOMINICKS FINER FOODS CHICAGO, IL – The Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency today announced they have reached an agreement with Dominicks Finer Foods LLC to resolve alleged violations of federal regulations to protect stratospheric ozone. Under the agreement, Dominicks will take steps that will cut by over 35 tons […]

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BANCO POPULAR DE PUERTO RICO ENTERS INTO DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

BANCO POPULAR DE PUERTO RICO ENTERS INTO DEFERRED PROSECUTION AGREEMENT WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE WASHINGTON, D.C. Assistant Attorney General Michael Chertoff of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Customs Commissioner Robert C. Bonner, David Palmer, Chief, Criminal Investigation, Internal Revenue Service, James Sloan, director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), and Jennifer J. […]