Missouri: Man Charged with Federal Drug and Firearm Crimes

Each weekday, the Department of Justice will highlight a case that has resulted from Operation Legend. Today’s case is out of the Eastern District of Missouri. Operation Legend launched in St. Louis on Aug. 6, 2020, in response to the city facing increased homicide and non-fatal shooting rates.

United States vs. Troy Jackson

“The goal of Operation Legend is to take violent criminals off the streets so long term, community-wide efforts to make St. Louis a safer place can take hold,” said U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen for the Eastern District of Missouri. “Troy Jackson is one of approximately 370 arrested so far. Many more arrests and charges will follow.”

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A federal grand jury in the District of Nevada returned an indictment charging a Russian national for his role in a conspiracy to intentionally cause damage to a protected computer.

The indictment alleges that Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, 27, a citizen of Russia, attempted to recruit an employee of a company located in Nevada, with the purpose of introducing malicious software into the company’s computer network, extracting data from the network, and thereafter extorting ransom money from the company under the threat of making the extracted data public.

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Attorney General William P. Barr has issued the following statement:

“Last Saturday, Aaron “Jay” Danielson was shot and killed amid the continuing violence in Portland. Local authorities subsequently obtained an arrest warrant for Michael Forest Reinoehl, a self-described Antifa member suspected of the alleged murder. Reinoehl fled to Washington State, where he was located yesterday by members of a fugitive task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service, the FBI, and state and local law enforcement partners. When Reinoehl attempted to escape arrest and produced a firearm, he was shot and killed by law enforcement officers.

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – Last week, UCXtra Umbrella, LLC, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael T. Liburdi and ordered to pay $12,500,000 in restitution. UCXtra Umbrella, LLC, had previously pleaded guilty to health care fraud and engaging in monetary transactions derived from unlawful activity.

UCXtra Umbrella, LLC, which did business in Arizona under the name “Urgent Care Extra,” owned and operated a network of more than 30 urgent care centers, primarily in the Phoenix and Tucson areas. From 2012 through 2016, more than one million patient visits occurred at UCXtra clinics in Arizona.

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Defendant Allegedly Stabbed One NYPD Officer, Robbed the Officer of His Service Weapon and Fired the Weapon at Several NYPD Officers

Dzenan Camovic has been charged with robbery and firearms offenses for his June 3, 2020, knife and firearm attack on multiple New York City Police Department (NYPD) police officers in Brooklyn. As set forth in the court filings, the defendant, a Bosnian national in the United States illegally, was motivated to attack the officers because of his interest in and support for violent Islamist extremism. The defendant is currently in state custody and is scheduled to be arraigned at a later date.

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NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is pre-staging response assets and urging safety precautions in the Gulf Coast region due to Hurricane Laura.

Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall Thursday. The Coast Guard advises that you monitor your local weather services to stay updated on any potential changes.

Hurricanes can be deadly and the Coast Guard is urging people to be prepared, stay informed, heed storm warnings and listen to evacuation orders from local officials.

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