Jeffrey Fildey CEO of San Diego Startup GoFormz Sentenced for Embezzling

San Diego, California - Jeffrey Fildey, founder and former CEO of San Diego startup GoFormz Inc., was sentenced in federal court today to 51 months in custody for embezzling more than $1.5 million from the company he co-founded.

California Man Pleads Guilty to Interstate Marijuana Shipments

Fresno, California - Elias Zambrano Jr., 41, of Fresno, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana that was shipped from Fresno to Kansas City, Missouri, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

San Diego Sector Agents Apprehend 37th Sex Offender in FY2021

San Diego, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man early Sunday morning who had been convicted of sex crimes in New York.

California Man Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Defraud Afghan Government on U.S. Funded Contract

Los Angeles, California - A California man pleaded guilty Tuesday for his role in a scheme to defraud the government of Afghanistan of over $100 million. These funds were provided to Afghanistan by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the purpose of constructing an electric grid in Afghanistan, in connection with the long-standing U.S. effort to strengthen that country’s basic infrastructure.

Apple Valley Resident Sentenced to 60 days in Custody and Ordered to pay $1,200 for Smuggling Pesticides

San Diego, California - Saul Flores Banuelos of Apple Valley, California, was sentenced yesterday to 60 days in custody and ordered to pay $1,200 restitution for smuggling illegal pesticides across the border on April 21, 2020. The order of restitution was to cover the cost of disposal of the pesticides.

Infant Immunizations Dropped During COVID-19 Pandemic

San Diego, California - The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has yielded another troubling result: a drop in routine childhood vaccinations.