Las Vegas, Nevada - A Las Vegas woman was sentenced yesterday to 34 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $13.9 million in restitution to victims in connection with a series of grant fraud schemes, announced U.S. Attorney District Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. The woman’s fraud schemes targeted small business owners, many of them elderly, and a separate Medicare and insurance fraud scheme.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A Las Vegas man was sentenced Tuesday for receiving and distributing over 400 images and 22 videos of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich of the District of Nevada and Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse for the FBI’s Las Vegas Division.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A Las Vegas pharmacist was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Richard F. Boulware II, to 14 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring with others to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the District of Nevada. As part of his sentence, he was ordered to pay $3,749,121 in restitution.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Three individuals in Las Vegas, pleaded guilty last week to conspiring to steal more than $2 million in tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Justice Department Friday announced that the Office of Justice Programs’ (OJP) Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) awarded more than $16.7 million in Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) funding to aid survivors of the October 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker made the announcement in a speech to state, local, and federal law enforcement in Cincinnati.