Us Attorney'S Office

Latest Us Attorney'S Office Items
  • FBI and IRS Criminal Investigative Division agents leave the scene after they served a search warrant on the home of Washington D.C. City Council member Harry Thomas, Jr., on 17th Street NE in Washington, D.C., on Friday, December 2, 2011. (Pratik Shah./The Washington Times)

    FBI raids D.C. Council member Thomas' home

    FBI and IRS agents on Friday were searching the Northeast home of D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr., a significant uptick in the pace of a criminal investigation into whether the council member used public funds for personal gain.


  • Seized weapons are displayed at a news conference in Phoenix in January. Weapons like these, which were walked into Mexico, are at the heart of the Fast and Furious investigation under way on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

    'Fast and Furious': How botched operation spawned fatal results

    The central characters in the failed "Fast and Furious" firearms investigation were 19 men and one woman, accused of laying down hundreds of thousands of dollars in illicit cash at Phoenix-area gun shops to buy an arsenal of high-powered weapons for Mexican drug smugglers.


  • **FILE** Kwame R. Brown. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. campaign finance officials file complaint against Kwame Brown committee

    The District's Office of Campaign Finance on Friday filed a complaint against D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown's 2008 re-election campaign with the city's Board of Elections and Ethics, upholding violations outlined in an audit released in April.


  • The city government has accused D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. of using grant money and donations for trips and expenditures. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. sues council member Thomas; federal case filed

    The District government Monday filed a $1 million civil lawsuit against D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr., accusing the Ward 5 Democrat of using grant money and charitable donations for personal golfing trips, hotel stays and a new sport utility vehicle.


  • No charges filed in DC9 case

    Prosecutors will not pursue criminal charges related to the death of a Silver Spring man near the DC9 nightclub in the District's U Street corridor in October.


  • Cherita Whiting (The Washington Times)

    Gray campaign worker got job despite felony past

    With Congress probing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's newly elected administration about accusations it paid cash and promised a job to a mayoral candidate who bashed incumbent Adrian M. Fenty, and with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the FBI evaluating similar complaints, one District employee who also campaigned for Mr. Gray and received a city job has become somewhat of a mystery.


  • IRS seeks millions from tax swindler

    A telecommunications executive once called the biggest tax cheat in U.S. history is getting hit with new Internal Revenue Service demands seeking hundreds of millions of dollars just as he starts a nine-year federal prison term.


  • Investigation sought over Medicaid plans' costs

    The U.S. Attorney's Office has been asked to investigate the findings of an internal health department review of two D.C. Medicaid health plans that found more than $15 million in excessive costs.


Happening Now