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I like to drop into the DOJ website to see if Holder is rounding up any bad guys.  It's a pretty user friendly website with a good search feature.

When I do drop in, the first place I check is the Press section.  The DOJ issues press releases to let us know what they have done each day.  Sadly, it seems that MSM journalists either don't drop onto the website and/or ignore the DOJ press releases because we don't hear very much about Holder's DOJ successes.

Here's the list from this week.  You can go to the DOJ Website to click DOJ's links to the full story.

I'm impressed with the broad base of areas covered.  I know there are changes some of us would like to see; however, let's give some credit where credit is due.

November 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012
Speech
Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer Speaks at Press Conference to Announce Charges Against Alleged Aryan Brotherhood of Texas Leaders

Press Release
United States Files Suit to Stop Virginia Man from Promoting Tax Fraud Scheme

Press Release
Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Ohio Promoter of Alleged Tax-fraud Scheme

Press Release
Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Georgia School District to Ensure All Students Can Enroll in and Attend School

Press Release
34 Alleged Aryan Brotherhood of Texas Gang Members Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges

Press Release
Army National Guard Recruiter Admits Crimes in Fraudulent Recruiting Referral Bonus Scheme

Press Release
Alabama Real Estate Developer Charged with Illegally Filling Protected Mississippi Wetlands

Press Release
Mississippi Laboratory Operator Charged with Falsifying Records on Industrial Wastewater

Press Release
Moneygram International Inc. Admits Anti-Money Laundering and Wire Fraud Violations, Forfeits $100 Million in Deferred Prosecution

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Speech
Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Baltimore University School of Law

Press Release
Michigan Man Charged with Selling Counterfeit Microsoft Software Worth More Than $1.2 Million

Press Release
Texas Inmate Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Assaulting Fellow Inmate

Press Release
Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captains Indicted for Lacey Act Violations and Other Crimes
Press Release
Two Former U.S. Soldiers Sentenced for Roles in Fraudulent Military Recruiting Referral Bonus Scheme

Press Release
US Government Intervenes in False Claims Lawsuit Against Fluor Companies

Press Release
North Carolina Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Scheme for the Purchase of Real Estate at Public Foreclosure Auctions

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Press Release
Mexican Pecan Company Owner Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison for Scheme to Defraud the U.S. Export-Import Bank

Press Release
Two Pakistani Nationals Indicted for Conspiring to Illegally Ship Pharmaceuticals into the US

Press Release
Barbados National Sentenced to Prison for Using Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Press Release
Former New Mexico Navajo Police Officer Sentenced to Over Four Years in Prison on Sexual Abuse Charges

Press Release
Virginia Man Convicted of Tax Crimes

Monday, November 5, 2012

Press Release
Owner of Miami Assisted Living Facility Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Role in Medicare Fraud Conspiracy

Press Release
Five Men Plead Guilty in Virginia for Roles in Child Pornography Distribution Conspiracy

Press Release
Missouri Hospital System Agrees to Pay $9.3 Million to Resolve False Claims Act and Stark Law Violations

Just for fun, search the site for Mitt Romney.  Only 19 items, nothing illegal, but interesting items, like Rod BLAGOJEVICH phone conversations transcripts mentioning Mitt.

It does get more interesting if you search the DOJ website for Bain Capital:

There are 488 its, much of which followings the Antitrust Case Filings - United States v. Bain Capital, LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners, LP and Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (Clear Channel owns Rush Limbaugh via its subsidiary Premiere Networks

WE WANT BANKERS TO BE PERP WALKED!

Some have.  Search DOJ for "Money Laudering Convictions"- Lots of them

Mortgage Fraud Convictions

Securities Fraud Convictions

Banker sentenced(we need to see more of these, imo)

Broker sentenced

Lastly, WHISTLEBLOWER INDICTED (not in quotes).  I want to see how many cases whistleblower have brought to the DOJ.

This might be the most infamous this year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, August 22, 2012

US Government Joins False Claims Act Lawsuit Against the Gallup Organization Suit Alleges Polling Firm Overcharged Government on Contracts

The right wing accused DOJ of acting as Axelrod's ax men.  In retrospect, David was correct:  Gallop polls were founded on fiction.

I hope more people will check out the DOJ more often.

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