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January 2014

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland announced on January 17, 2014 that Abdulmalik Abdulla, age 37, and Ahmed Mohssen, age 53, both of Baltimore, were arrested on federal charges of conspiracy to commit food stamp fraud and wire

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According to a press release, millions have been forfeited to the United States Government in connection with the prosecution of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged owner and operator of the Silk Road website. This isn’t the first time Silk Road

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On Friday, January 17, 2013, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia announced that Neil S. Rodgers, a former District of Columbia government official, was indicted on federal charges stemming from his role in channeling $110,000 in youth and

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Robert S. Kanli, also known as Robert S. Martin, 33, born in La Mirada, California, was arrested on charges alleging that he emailed threats to kill an official in the United States Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo. Kanli made his initial

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Acknowledging the rising costs of incarceration and the overcapacity of prisons, the U.S. Sentencing Commission announced on January 9, 2014 that it is seeking comment on proposed amendments to the Guidelines that would reduce drug trafficking sentences. The proposal reduces

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Last Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Justice Department collected more than $8 billion in civil and criminal cases in fiscal year 2013. Approximately $5.9 billion was collected through civil litigation efforts, while $2.2 billion represents funds that

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Section 1030(a)(1) proscribes that “[w]hoever having knowingly accessed a computer without authorization or exceeding authorized access, and by means of such conduct having obtained information  that has been determined by the United States Government pursuant to an Executive order or

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