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March 2012

On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Mexican Attorney General Marisela Morales Ibáñez signed a letter of intent for the United States to share approximately $6 million in forfeited funds with the Office of the Attorney General of the

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Last week, a federal grand jury indicted Raúl A. Morales-Guanill; Rafael Antonio Pina-Nieves, aka “Raphy Pina”; Orlando Javier Sierra-Mercado, aka “Chiquitín,” “Chiqui”; and Wilson Álvarez-Luna as a result of an investigation led by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), in conjunction

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Tze Chao pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on March 1, 2012, to conspiracy to commit economic espionage. Chao, 77 of Newark, Delaware, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 7, 2012. He was charged with

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On March 12, 2012, the Ninth Circuit issued its ruling on an appeals case that was originally decided by the Western District of Washington in 2004. The Ninth Circuit reversed the twenty-two year sentence imposed by the district court, calling

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The Department of Justice announced on March 12, 2012 that Alexander Beltran Herrera, a/k/a Jhon Beltrain Herrera, a/k/a Rodrigo Pirinolo, an accused member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (“FARC”), has been extradited from Colombia to face hostage taking

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On March 1, 2012 a federal grand jury indicted Patrick J. Belzner, a/k/a “Patrick McCloskey,” of Glen Arm, Maryland fo conspiring to commit wire fraud arising from an investment fraud scheme. The indictment alleges that in order to gain their

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A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging Craig Benedict Baxam, age 24, of Laurel, Maryland, with attempting to provide material support to Al-Shabaab, a foreign terrorist organization. Baxam never actually provided material support to a foreign terrorist organization,

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It was announced on March 1, 2012 that a federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted Mikal Xylon Wilde, of Humboldt County, with murder during a narcotics offense, conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 1000 or more marijuana plants, use of

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