Members of Nationwide Child Exploitation Enterprise Sentenced to Prison

Three people involved in a nationwide child exploitation enterprise have been sentenced to prison. Hundreds of minor children were victimized by the enterprise, and vast quantities of child pornography were produced.

Homeland Security to Halt “Catch & Release” Program

The policy, which will be instituted by DHS starting next week, is part of the Trump Administration’s strategy to mitigate the loopholes that act as a “pull factor” for family units seeking to cross illegally at the Southwest border.

Third Parent Sentenced to Prison in College Admissions Case

4 months in prison, two years of supervised release, 500 hours of community service, and ordered to pay a fine of $100,000.

PLEA: Meat Packing Company Sold Adulterated Ground Beef to Federal Bureau of Prisons

2 meat packing plant executives pleaded guilty this week to their role in a scheme to sell more than $1 million of adulterated meat — including whole cow hearts labeled as “ground beef” — to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Coast Guard Intercepts Submarine with $165m in Cocaine

Valiant’s crew interdicted a self-propelled semi-submersible in international waters carrying approximately 12,000 pounds of cocaine, worth over $165 million and apprehended four suspected drug smugglers.

VA Releases 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Report

The report yields several insights pertinent to ongoing suicide prevention efforts.

Woman pleads guilty to running ‘birth tourism’ scheme

Scheme helped aliens give birth in US to secure birthright citizenship

52nd Defendant Arrested and Charged in College Admissions Case

The indictment says the woman agreed to pay $400,000 to facilitate her son’s admission to UCLA as a purported soccer recruit.

Former Executive Director of Military Charity Sentenced for Fraud and Tax Evasion

Defendant Stole from Charity, Defrauded Donors, and Lied to IRS The foundation’s stated mission was to protect and promote the physical, mental, and emotional wellness of military service members, veterans, and their families.

DEA: Reduce Amount of 5 Opioids Manufactured in 2020, Marijuana Research Increases by Almost...

The DEA is proposing to reduce the amount of five Schedule II opioid controlled substances that can be manufactured in the United States next year compared with 2019,