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Turkish Businessman Sentenced to 27 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Marine Equipment from the United States to Iran
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Turkish Businessman Sentenced to 27 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Marine Equipment from the United States to Iran

On April 2, 2019, Tavan, a Turkish citizen, had pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.

Four Men Sentenced to Prison for Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise on the Tor Network
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Four Men Sentenced to Prison for Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise on the Tor Network

“These sentences affirm that layers of anonymity on the dark web will not prevent the Department of Justice from identifying and holding accountable those who exploit children.”

Quad/Graphics and AND LSC Communication Abandon Merger After Antitrust Division’s Suite to Block
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Quad/Graphics and AND LSC Communication Abandon Merger After Antitrust Division’s Suite to Block

Decision to Terminate Deal Preserves Competition in Magazine, Catalog, and Book Printing Markets

Wisconsin Dentist Indicted for Tax Evasion
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Wisconsin Dentist Indicted for Tax Evasion

An indictment merely alleges that crimes have been committed.

Justice Department Sues to Block Quad’s Acquisition of LSC
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Justice Department Sues to Block Quad’s Acquisition of LSC

Acquisition Would Eliminate Quad’s Principal Competitor in Magazine, Catalog, and Book Printing

Wisconsin Resident Waheba Dais Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS
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Wisconsin Resident Waheba Dais Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Dais faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years, a maximum life term of supervised release, and a maximum fine of $250,000.

Former Chief Financial Officer at Publicly Traded Transportation Company Charged with $245 Million Securites and Account Fraud Scheme; Two Other Defendants Previously Indicted Charged with Additional Offenses
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Former Chief Financial Officer at Publicly Traded Transportation Company Charged with $245 Million Securites and Account Fraud Scheme; Two Other Defendants Previously Indicted Charged with Additional Offenses

Peter R. Armbruster, 60, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was charged in a superseding indictment filed in the Eastern District of Wisconsin with various offenses.

Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Threatening Jewish Community Center
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Threatening Jewish Community Center

Chadwick Grubbs, 33, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Pamela Pepper to 36 months in prison.

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Jewish Community Center
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Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Jewish Community Center

"No one should be afraid to exercise his or her religious beliefs in this country."

Wisconsin Man Convicted of Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS
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Wisconsin Man Convicted of Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS

Ludke has prior convictions for child sexual assault and for making death threats against a federal judge.

Russian National Charged with Interfering in U.S. Political System
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Russian National Charged with Interfering in U.S. Political System

"Today’s charges allege that Russian national Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova conspired with others who were part of a Russian influence campaign to interfere with U.S. democracy."

Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography Involving Infant and Toddler
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Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography Involving Infant and Toddler

This investigation was a part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice.