A Year-and-a-Day for an Escape

PITTSBURGH -A former Fayette County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 12 months and one day of imprisonment on her conviction of escaping from federal custody following a prior federal felony conviction, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today. United States District

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U.S. Sentencing Commission Publishes New Report on Drug Mandatory Minimums

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Earlier today, the U.S. Sentencing Commission published an updated report on mandatory minimum penalties for drug offenders.  The comprehensive report surveys recent sentencing trends for drug offenders subject to mandatory minimum penalties, as well as the impact such penalties have had on the Bureau of Prisons’ inmate population.  Among the key findings was the impact

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Duck Hunting Guide Fined $25,000

Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Jeremy Schreiner, 33, Durand, Wis., was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Madison for violating the Lacey Act during guided duck hunts on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge. According to an indictment filed on April 19, 2017,

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Serial Fraudster Scholar to Receive Five Years’ Probation

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Cayva Chandra pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of student loan fraud.  She had submitted forged letters of recommendation and forged transcripts to several institutions of higher learning including Cornell University.  Cornell caught and expelled her, but she was able to fraudlently enroll at Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University at Indianapolis.  She then completed her bachelor’s degree

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