District of Nevada

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May 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - It may be 2019, but the Ponzi scheme appears to still be alive and well. The former president and CEO of MRI International Inc. (MRI), a purported investment company and medical collections business located in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Tokyo, Japan, was sentenced to 50 years in...
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May 14, 2019 - 1:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Talk about irony. On Monday, a federal jury in Las Vegas convicted Craig P. Orrock, a former attorney and former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee, of tax evasion and obstructing the internal revenue laws, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E...
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May 07, 2019 - 12:11 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A Las Vegas man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and three years of supervised release in connection with multiple armed robberies, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. 23-year-old Bailey Aaron Hall pleaded guilty to three counts of...
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May 01, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada returned a three-count indictment today against three alleged gang members of La Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) for their involvement in connection with a kidnapping and murder. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice...
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May 01, 2019 - 2:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A Las Vegas man convicted of sexually exploiting children by producing child pornography and possessing hundreds of images and videos of child pornography, was sentenced today to 140 years in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada...
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April 24, 2019 - 12:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - If you have prescription drugs that you no longer use or need, here's a chance to rid them from your medicine cabinet, no questions asked. The 17th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 27, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the...
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April 23, 2019 - 3:49 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A repeat child sex offender who used a popular social media site to solicit sexually explicit images from a boy was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. 37-year old Christopher Phernambucq, aka “...
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April 18, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A former medical doctor and his business partner were sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for their individual roles in a $7.1 million Medicare health care fraud scheme that occurred at three Las Vegas hospice and home healthcare agencies, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A...
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April 16, 2019 - 12:24 pm
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Prosecutors said he was still on federal release, but for some reason, he decided to continue his life of crime. A Las Vegas man, Brian Wright, who was convicted for his role in planning and participating in the armed robbery of two jewelry stores while he was on federal...
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April 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A Henderson, Nevada, resident who pleaded guilty to receiving and possessing more than 47,000 images and videos of child pornography was sentenced today to nine years in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. “As part of the...
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