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#ConroeTx man charged with funneling money to India#hounews
01/11/2022
Conroe man charged with funneling money to India

#ConroeTx man charged with funneling money to India
#hounews

A 48-year-old local man has been taken into custody on charges of obtaining over $600,000 from elderly victims throughout the country

#LaJoyaTx ISD trustee convicted in bribery conspiracy#McAllenTx
01/06/2022
La Joya ISD trustee convicted in bribery conspiracy

#LaJoyaTx ISD trustee convicted in bribery conspiracy
#McAllenTx

A 42-year-old Penitas resident and La Joya Independent School District (ISD) trustee has admitted to receiving more than $234,000 in bribes

Robbery and related assault sends violent gang members to prison#CorpusChristiTx #hounews
01/05/2022
Robbery and related assault sends violent gang members to prison

Robbery and related assault sends violent gang members to prison
#CorpusChristiTx #hounews

Three Houston gang members have been ordered to federal prison following their convictions of robbery and assaulting at least one customer at a Love’s Travel Stop

Texan resentenced following terrorism conviction and appeal#HouNews #nationalsecurity
12/22/2021
Texan resentenced following terrorism conviction and appeal

Texan resentenced following terrorism conviction and appeal
#HouNews #nationalsecurity

The 27-year-old Spring man convicted of providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization has been ordered to prison for 12 years following reversal of original sentence

#McAllentX man guilty of selling child po*******hy#ProjectSafeChildhood
12/17/2021
McAllen man guilty of selling child po*******hy

#McAllentX man guilty of selling child po*******hy
#ProjectSafeChildhood

A 34-year-old south Texan has admitted he spoke to people who were interested in buying images of child po*******hy

Federal agent guilty of aiding drug smuggling#McAllenTx #PublicCorruption
12/17/2021
Federal agent guilty of aiding drug smuggling

Federal agent guilty of aiding drug smuggling
#McAllenTx #PublicCorruption

A Border Patrol (BP) agent has pleaded guilty to attempting to aid and abet smuggling co***ne through a BP checkpoint

Mail thieves indicted#HOuNews
12/15/2021
Mail thieves indicted

Mail thieves indicted
#HOuNews

Two men face several charges after allegedly breaking into a blue mail receptacle at the River Oaks U.S. Post Office in Houston

Four more charged in $35M COVID-19 relief fraud scheme#COVID19 #Hounews
12/15/2021
Four more charged in $35M COVID-19 relief fraud scheme

Four more charged in $35M COVID-19 relief fraud scheme
#COVID19 #Hounews

A federal grand jury in Houston has returned a superseding indictment against four additional individuals for fraudulently obtaining and laundering millions of dollars in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans

Texan sentenced for attempting to export weapons#LaredoTx
12/15/2021
Texan sentenced for attempting to export weapons

Texan sentenced for attempting to export weapons
#LaredoTx

A 64-year-old Dallas resident been ordered to federal prison for attempting to export fi****ms, firearm magazines and thousands of rounds of ammunition to Mexico

Several sentenced in $50M pump-and-dump scheme#hounews
12/13/2021
Several sentenced in $50M pump-and-dump scheme

Several sentenced in $50M pump-and-dump scheme
#hounews

All seven defendants charged in relation to a more than $50 million securities fraud “pump-and-dump” scheme have received their final sentences

Local man gets life for hunting girls online  #CorpusChristi #ProjectSafeChildhood
12/09/2021
Local man gets life for hunting girls online

Local man gets life for hunting girls online
#CorpusChristi #ProjectSafeChildhood

A 35-year-old Corpus Christi resident has been ordered to federal prison for using social media to entice a young girl to engage in s*xual activity

#coldspringtx man gets life in postal carrier death case#hounews
12/06/2021
Coldspring man gets life in postal carrier death case

#coldspringtx man gets life in postal carrier death case
#hounews

A 45-year-old rural Houston resident has admitted he murdered a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier while she was in the performance of her official duties

Soccer coach admits to producing child po*******hy#McAllen  #ProjectSafeChildhood
12/01/2021
Soccer coach admits to producing child po*******hy

Soccer coach admits to producing child po*******hy
#McAllen #ProjectSafeChildhood

A former McAllen youth league coach who illegally resided in Pharr has entered a guilty plea to s*xual exploitation of children

Aransas man guilty of m**h charge#AransasTx #CorpusChristi
11/23/2021
Aransas man guilty of m**h charge

Aransas man guilty of m**h charge
#AransasTx #CorpusChristi

A federal jury sitting in Corpus Christi has found a 59-year-old local man guilty of conspiracy to distribute more than five grams of m**h and possession with intent to distribute 27 grams of m**h

Young Houstonian sent to prison for nearly 20 years#hounews
11/22/2021
Young Houstonian sent to prison for nearly 20 years

Young Houstonian sent to prison for nearly 20 years
#hounews

A 24-year-old Houston man has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions on robbery, brandishing and discharging a firearm during a crime of violence

Woodlands pain doctor pays half million dollars for fraudulent PPP and billing allegations#hounews
11/15/2021
Woodlands pain doctor pays half million dollars for fraudulent PPP and billing allegations

Woodlands pain doctor pays half million dollars for fraudulent PPP and billing allegations
#hounews

A 49-year-old local physician has agreed to pay $523,331 to settle allegations he submitted false claims for the placement of electro-acupuncture devices and for making false statements when applying for a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

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