Department of Justice

A 51-year-old Vidor, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced Aug. 2.

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A 27-year-old federal prison inmate has been sentenced for possessing a shank in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced July 20.

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A 28-year-old federal prison inmate has been sentenced for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced July 20.

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A 30 year old Longview, Texas man has been indicted for his role in a student financial aid fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced July 19.

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A 56-year-old former Jefferson County, Texas schoolteacher who was found to possess "thousands" of illegal images of children has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston Oct. 25.

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WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 12 that four Texas companies pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a total of $3.5 million dollars for criminal violations of the Clean Air Act at two oil and chemical processing facilities in Texas.

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According to a news release from the Department of Justice on Tuesday, May 26, the Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the city of Beaumont, alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The lawsuit, filed in U.S.

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United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Jan. 14 that a Beaumont attorney was sentenced to 12 months in prison for failing to file his federal income tax return.

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U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced Tuesday, Oct. 28, that Assistant U.S. Attorneys in the Eastern District of Texas have been appointed as District Election Officers (DEOs) for the upcoming Nov. 4, 2014 general election.  The DEOs will be responsible for overseeing the District’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in Washington, D.C.  

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Department of Justice press release:

The owner of a home health services company was sentenced to serve five years in prison for his leading role in a conspiracy to structure over $1.8 million in bank withdrawals to conceal a $4.5 million healthcare fraud scheme.

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