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An employee of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad was found guilty Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria of stealing nearly $250,000 that had been intended for the payment of the embassy's shipping and customs services, said Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer, who heads the Justice Department's Criminal Division.
Two drug smuggling bosses aligned with the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia, or AUC, have been found guilty in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., of conspiring to import tons of cocaine into the United States, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer said Friday. The AUC is a Colombian paramilitary group designated by the State Department as a foreign terrorist organization.
Superlobbyist Paul Magliocchetti, who specialized in getting defense earmarks for his clients. pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges of making hundreds of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions to members of Congress.
The woman who headed an international drug-trafficking organization that smuggled millions of Ecstasy pills and other drugs from Canada into the United States from 2002 until 2008 has been sentenced to 70 months in prison on her guilty pleas to drug-smuggling and conspiracy charges.