US Justice Department

China Daily paid US newspapers $19 million for advertising, printing: Report

The amounts were paid to publish paid supplements that China Daily produces called “China Watch.” 

Jun 09, 2020, 20:08 PM IST

US Justice Department resumes use of death penalty, schedules five executions

"Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation adopted by the people’s representatives in both houses of Congress and signed by the President," Attorney General William Barr said in a statement.

Jul 25, 2019, 22:18 PM IST

3 Indian-Americans convicted in multi-million dollar money-laundering scheme

The money, in heat sealed packs, uneven rubber-banded money stacks or loose US currency, arrived in plastic bags, cloth bags, suitcases, backpacks and even cereal boxes.

Feb 13, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Indian national pleads guilty to role in dangerous human smuggling conspiracy

Yadvinder Singh Bhamba used fraudulent Indian, Dominican, and Jamaican identifications for travel and financial transactions related to the conspiracy.

Feb 04, 2019, 13:21 PM IST

Trump refuses to make Mueller report public

The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed a vote on Trump`s nominee to lead the Justice Department, William Barr, until February 7.

Feb 04, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

US courts likely to run out of money on February 1

The Justice Department also asked courts to temporarily put on hold some cases in which the federal government was a party until the shutdown ended.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Chinese spy tried to steal aviation, aerospace secrets: US

The US Justice Department said on Wednesday it had arrested and indicted a spy for China`s Ministry of State Security on charges of economic espionage and attempting to steal trade secrets from several US aviation and aerospace companies.

Oct 11, 2018, 06:34 AM IST

US charges three Chinese for hacking American corporations

The three defendants have been identified as Wu Yingzhuo, Dong Hao and Xia Lei.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:54 PM IST

Turkey slams 'biased' US indictment over Washington brawl

 Turkey has hit out against a fresh indictment from the US Justice Department against Turkish security personnel accused of assaulting protesters during a Washington visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May.

Aug 31, 2017, 07:40 AM IST

US Justice Department shuts down dark web bazaar AlphaBay

Authorities said the law enforcement action was one of the largest ever taken against criminals on the dark web, part of the internet that is accessible only through certain software and typically used anonymously. 

Jul 20, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Donald Trump asks Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling

In a court filing, the administration asked the justices to overturn Thursday's decision by a US district judge in Hawaii, which limited the scope of the administration's temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.


Jul 15, 2017, 09:52 AM IST

US Justice Department report doesn't confirm Donald Trump's wiretap claim: Media report

A classified report delivered by the U.S. Justice Department to House and Senate investigators does not confirm President Donald Trump`s allegations that the former president Barack Obama wiretapped him during last year`s presidential campaign, CNN reported citing sources with knowledge of the classified report`s contents.

Mar 18, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

US Navy ex-admiral among 9 charged for taking bribes

The US Justice Department has charged former US Navy Rear Admiral Bruce Loveless and eight other military personnel with corruption and other crimes in the "Fat Leonard" bribery case.

Mar 15, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

US to seek extradition of ex-Guatemalan vice president Roxana Baldetti

The US government will seek the extradition of former Guatemalan Vice-President Roxana Baldetti and ex-Interior Minister Hector Mauricio Lopez Bonilla on drug trafficking charges, the embassy said in a statement.

Feb 25, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Brazil graft scandal to mushroom abroad, prosecutor says

Brazil-based Odebrecht, one of the region`s biggest construction companies, was at the heart of a scheme to bribe Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for inflated contracts. 

Feb 21, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

JPMorgan to pay over $250 mn to settle US government probe of China hiring

JPMorgan Chase & Co will pay more than $250 million to settle allegations by the U.S. government that it had hired children of Chinese decision makers to win business, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Nov 17, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

India call center scam: US Justice Department charges 61 people

More than 60 individuals and entities, an overwhelming number of them Indians, were on Thursday charged by the Justice Department for allegedly participating in a multi-million dollar scam involving call centres based in India which conned thousands of American citizens.

Oct 27, 2016, 22:32 PM IST

Microsoft gets support in gag order lawsuit from US companies

Technology, media, pharmaceutical and other companies, along with major corporate lobbying groups, filed legal briefs on Friday in support of a Microsoft Corp lawsuit that aims to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.

Sep 03, 2016, 09:05 AM IST

It`s official: Malaysia PM outed as key scandal figure

1MDB, or 1Malaysia Development Berhad, was launched by Najib Razak in 2009 and closely overseen by him.

Sep 02, 2016, 09:18 AM IST

US report reveals racial bias at Baltimore police

The US Justice Department on Wednesday unveiled a scathing report that found the Baltimore police department has disproportionately stopped, searched and arrested African Americans for years.

Aug 10, 2016, 20:32 PM IST