Japanese CEO and Employees Charged in Scheme to Defraud U.S. Navy and Dump Wastewater in Ocean

San Diego, California - Three Japanese nationals, including the president and chief executive officer  of Yokohama, Japan-based Kanto Kosan Co. Ltd. (Kanto Kosan) were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday in connection with an alleged long-running scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy and pollute Japanese waters by dumping contaminated water removed from U.S. Navy ships into the ocean.

Three North Korean Military Hackers Indicted in Wide-Ranging Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks and Financial Crimes Across the Globe

Los Angeles, California - A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charges three North Korean computer programmers with participating in a wide-ranging criminal conspiracy to conduct a series of destructive cyberattacks, to steal and extort more than $1.3 billion of money and cryptocurrency from financial institutions and companies, to create and deploy multiple malicious cryptocurrency applications, and to develop and fraudulently market a blockchain platform.

Owner of Sport Supplement Company Sentenced for Unlawful Distribution of Steroid-Like Drugs

Arlington, Virginia - A North Carolina sport supplement company owner was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to introducing unapproved new drugs into interstate commerce, the Department of Justice announced.

Department of Justice Recognizes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

San Diego, California - Female genital mutilation (FGM) has broad implications for the health and human rights of women and girls, as well as societies at large.

California Man Previously Convicted of Assault with a Firearm on a Person Indicted for Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm

Fresno, California - A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Thursday against Steven Eric Cabrera, 25, of Fresno, charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Former Navy Chief Petty Officer and Naval Reservist Indicted for ID Theft Scheme

Fresno, California - On January 28, a federal grand jury in Fresno indicted Selma couple Marquis Asaad Hooper, 30, and Natasha Renee Chalk, 37, charging them with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.