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Criminal, civil actions net Wyoming's U.S. attorney $7 million

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The U.S. Attorney's Office for Wyoming has collected more than $7 million in criminal and civil actions in the last fiscal year.

December 07, 2014 12:20 pm(0)

Guest opinion: U.S. DOJ agreements benefit Missoula women

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, together with its U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the nation’s civil rights laws to protect against unlawful discrimination. When civil rights are violated, the department has authority to act, as it did in Missoula. Had the departmen…

August 12, 2014 12:00 am(0)

Iraq vet's claim on disability downgrade moving ahead

MISSOULA — An Iraq war veteran's claim that the Department of Veterans Affairs downgraded a diagnosed traumatic brain injury to reduce his disability benefits is moving forward.

July 04, 2014 1:58 pm(0)

Former Havre priest pleads not guilty to wire fraud

HAVRE — A former Havre priest has denied federal charges that allege he took nearly $65,000 from St. Jude Thaddeus Church.

April 18, 2014 5:56 pm(0)

Guest opinion: Federal-tribal crimefighting partnership pays off

The Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions report released this week by the Department of Justice previews a new era of partnership between the federal government and American Indian tribes. The report documents an unprecedented level of collaboration with tribal law enforcement, reg…

June 09, 2013 12:05 am(3)

Former Malta bank executive charged in federal court for embezzling, fraud, money laundering

The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged a former Malta bank vice president with embezzlement, credit card fraud and money laundering Thursday in federal court in Great Falls.

August 09, 2012 3:24 pm(0)
Preventing fraud as simple as hanging up

Preventing fraud as simple as hanging up

Scam artists are so skillful, so persistent, that their crafty come-ons can fool even the mother of Montana’s former federal prosecutor.

July 31, 2012 7:00 pm Related (2)
Pot confiscated from Billings warehouse

Pot confiscated from Billings warehouse

An undisclosed amount of marijuana, scales and other unknown confiscated items were hauled away by law enforcement agents during a raid Tuesday afternoon.

February 28, 2012 11:30 pm Photos



Guest opinion: Get involved to prevent sexual violence

In 2009, President Obama was the first president to mark April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This devastating crime warrants our focused attention because it is often misunderstood and incorrectly portrayed. Paradoxically, on the one hand, we are reluctant to talk about the issue; yet, …

April 16, 2011 12:00 am(0)

Cotter sworn in as Montana's U.S. attorney

HELENA - Michael Cotter says he's been sworn in as U.S. attorney for Montana.

December 31, 2009 6:35 am(0)

Party leader calls for Mercer to resign

HELENA - The state Democratic Party chairman, citing a recent U.S. Justice Department inspector general's report highly critical of the agency's hiring practices, on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Bill Mercer as Montana's U.S. attorney.

July 09, 2008 11:00 pm(0)

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