justice department

September 22, 2011

Asbestos Abatement Contractor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Environmental Crimes and False Statements to OSHA

On September 21, 2011, United States District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa sentenced Keith Gordon-Smith, 54, of Rochester, New York, to six years in prison for […]
April 8, 2011

Justice Department files USERRA lawsuit against Alaskan company

The Justice Department today announced that it has filed a lawsuit alleging that Air Methods Corp. and LifeMed Alaska LLC willfully violated the Uniformed Services Employment […]
February 24, 2011

Finally, a Lender Admits to Fraud in U.S. Financial Meltdown

A Justice Department Press Release reports that Desiree Brown, the former treasurer of a private mortgage lending company, Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pleaded guilty to […]
January 19, 2011

Casino Cheating Ring Convicted Jan. 2011

The Justice Department announced that they have convicted the last member of a criminal organization that cheated casinos across the United States. The “Tran Organization” crime […]
November 5, 2009

National Guardsman Wins Lawsuit Against Nevada Employer for USERRA Violation

The Justice Department announced October 28, 2009  that it reached a settlement to resolve its suit filed on behalf of former Utah Army National Guardsman and […]
October 7, 2009

Justice Department Protects Military Servicemembers from Landlords

When a military Servicemember receives orders to move or deploy, they don’t want to start the move by having a battle with their landlord.  The Servicemembers […]
July 10, 2009

Lease-In/Lease-Out & Sale-In/Sale-Out Tax Shelters Rejected

On July 10, 2009, the Department of Justice issued a press release regarding the verdict in a Federal Court case regarding lease-in, lease-out (LILO), and sale-in, […]