Justice Department’s Criminal Division

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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 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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April 18, 2019 - 11:49 am
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - They're accused of being the masterminds behind a massive Ponzi scheme. Japanese authorities have extradited to the United States two former executives of a Las Vegas, Nevada investment company in connection with their alleged roles in a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme. Assistant...
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Ricki Barlow
July 20, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KXNT) - A former Las Vegas City Councilman was sentenced today to 1 month in prison, 3 months in a halfway house, and 8 months of home confinement for orchestrating a scheme to steal tens of thousands of dollars from his reelection campaign in 2015, announced Assistant Attorney...
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