Coronavirus Claims First Life In US

The Washington State Department of Health announced on Saturday that the coronavirus had claimed its first life in the US. The victim was a patient at the EvergreenHealth Medical Center in King... Read more »

What Marylanders Should Know About The Coronavirus Outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared the coronavirus outbreak “an emerging, rapidly evolving situation”. Coronavirus is a type of respiratory disease that spreads between humans and some... Read more »
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Basset Mirror Company Reaches $10.5M Settlement To Resolve Allegations Related To Evaded Customs Duties

Washington – Virginia-based home furnishings company, Bassett Mirror Company, has agreed to pay the United States $10.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly making false... Read more »

Owner Of Casey’s Seafood Charged In Atlantic Blue Crab Scam

Newport News, Virginia – The owner of a Newport News seafood business was charged today by criminal information with conspiring to commit Lacey Act violations for blending foreign crab meat with Atlantic... Read more »

Three Chinese Men Charged With Hacking Siemens AG, Trimble And Moody’s Analytics

Acting U.S. Attorney Soo C. Song announced Monday three residents of China and former employees of Guangzhou Bo Yu Information Technology Company Limited were indicted for theft and trade secrets, computer hacking... Read more »

Former U.S. Soldier Conspired To Murder Filipino Woman In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Monday a former U.S. soldier was charged, along with two co-conspirators with offenses related to the 2012 murder of a woman in the Philippines. Fifty-two-year-old... Read more »

Owners Of Ibis Tek Sentenced To Prison For Defrauding Department Of Defense

U.S. Attorney Soo C. Song announced Tuesday two Pennsylvania men were sentenced to 30 years months in prison and 24 years in prison on charges of income tax evasion violations and a... Read more »

Chinese National Gets 3-Year Prison Sentence For Trying To Export High-Grade Carbon Fiber To China

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Thursday a Chinese national had been sentenced to three years in prison for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. On April 21, 2017, 53-year-old... Read more »

Starbucks To Close All 379 Teavana Locations, Including Seven In Maryland

Starbucks Corp. announced on Thursday it would close its 379 Teavana stores housed in malls across the country, including seven in Maryland. The American coffee company will also close the specialty chain... Read more »

Florida Announces Its First Cases Of Dog Flu

In 2015, the United States was hit by dog flu or H3N2 canine influenza, but this time it is targeting Florida. On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)... Read more »