Attorney General Becerra Continues Defense of California’s Large-Capacity Magazine Ban

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Wednesday applauded a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to grant a rehearing en banc in Duncan v. Becerra, a case challenging California’s ban on the acquisition and possession of large-capacity magazines (LCMs). Last August, the Attorney General filed a petition seeking review of a divided three-judge panel’s decision to uphold a federal district court’s ruling that the LCM ban is unconstitutional. In today's order, the court also vacated the three-judge panel's decision.

Man Admits Conspiring with White Supremacists to Vandalize Synagogues Across the Country

Camden, New Jersey - A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Friday to his role in conspiring with members of a white supremacist hate group to threaten and intimidate African Americans and Jewish Americans by vandalizing minority-owned properties throughout the country in September 2019.

United Airlines to Pay $49 Million to Resolve Criminal Fraud Charges and Civil Claims

San Diego, California - United Airlines Inc. (United), the world’s third largest airline, has agreed to pay over $49 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to fraud on postal service contracts for transportation of international mail.

Final Defendant Sentenced in $7 Billion Investment Fraud Scheme

Houston, Texas - The former chief of Antigua’s Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for his role in connection with a $7 billion Ponzi scheme involving the Stanford International Bank (SIB).

Sleepy time gal or boy

San Diego, California - The Sleep Standards Website claims to provide visitors with all there is to know about getting a good night’s rest and now it’s offering one lucky visitor a “dreamy” way to earn a bit of cash $2,000, to be precise, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Vessel Operator and Engineers Sentenced for Oil Waste Discharge Offenses

Hagatna, Guam - A vessel operating company was sentenced Thursday in Hagatna, Guam, for illegally discharging oil into Apra Harbor, Guam, and for maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharges of oily bilge water from the vessel Kota Harum.