U.S. Attorney's Office http://wwno.org en Senator Landrieu Names U.S. Attorney Nominee http://wwno.org/post/senator-landrieu-names-us-attorney-nominee <p>Senator Mary Landrieu has recommended New Orleans native Kenneth Polite&nbsp;to replace retired U.S. Attorney Jim Letten. One legal expert says there’s a strong chance he’ll get the job. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 28959 at http://wwno.org Judge: Houston Company Must Pay for Faked Tests http://wwno.org/post/judge-houston-company-must-pay-faked-tests <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A judge says a Houston company must pay $1 million in fines and community service payments for falsifying water tests at an offshore production platform in 2009.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:13:17 +0000 The Associated Press 26308 at http://wwno.org 2 Prosecutors Retire Amid Probe of Online Posts http://wwno.org/post/2-prosecutors-retire-amid-probe-online-posts <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A federal prosecutor demoted for anonymously posting comments on a newspaper's website has retired.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Justice Department spokesman said Monday that Jan Mann and her husband, fellow prosecutor Jim Mann, both retired from the U.S. attorney's office in New Orleans.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:20:45 +0000 The Associated Press 25228 at http://wwno.org Reaction to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten's Resignation Continues http://wwno.org/post/reaction-us-attorney-jim-lettens-resignation-continues <p>Reaction continues into the resignation of U.S. Attorney Jim Letten. While officials are taking steps to find a replacement, some members of the public are stunned. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 24608 at http://wwno.org U.S. Attorney Jim Letten Resigns http://wwno.org/post/us-attorney-jim-letten-resigns <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Jim Letten, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana and head of an office embroiled in a widening scandal involving online posts made by some of his subordinates, announced his resignation during a news conference this morning.</span><br> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 19:17:54 +0000 Jason Saul 24585 at http://wwno.org Businessman Expected To Plead Guilty To Bribery During Nagin Administration http://wwno.org/post/businessman-expected-plead-guilty-bribery-during-nagin-administration <p>A businessman is expected to plead guilty later today in federal court to bribery charges. The case is widely believed to involve former Mayor Ray Nagin.</p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 24491 at http://wwno.org LaPlace man indicted for making fake money http://wwno.org/post/laplace-man-indicted-making-fake-money <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A federal grand jury has indicted a 40-year-old LaPlace man with one count of making counterfeit U.S. currency.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">According to the indictment handed up Thursday, Michael Sly at some point before April 17, 2009, made and counterfeited obligations of the United States in the form of three $100 Federal Reserve Notes.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 19:25:42 +0000 The Associated Press 17580 at http://wwno.org Man pleads guilty in health care fraud case http://wwno.org/post/man-pleads-guilty-health-care-fraud-case <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Prosecutors say a Covington man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud in connection with a scheme in which he and his wife bilked a sleep clinic out of more than $800,000.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:54:01 +0000 The Associated Press 17004 at http://wwno.org Court meeting held on New Orleans police reforms http://wwno.org/post/court-meeting-held-new-orleans-police-reforms <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Attorneys for the city of New Orleans and the federal government met behind closed doors with a federal judge to discuss a new agreement to overhaul the New Orleans Police Department.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:56:58 +0000 The Associated Press 16615 at http://wwno.org Covington woman pleads guilty in health care fraud case http://wwno.org/post/covington-woman-pleads-guilty-health-care-fraud-case <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A 45-year-old Covington woman has pleaded guilty for her role in a scheme stemming from her employment at a sleep study clinic.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. Attorney Jim Letten says Angelina Leahy entered the plea Wednesday to one count of health care fraud.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:39:34 +0000 The Associated Press 16591 at http://wwno.org