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Brownsville, TX
Financial Crimes

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — A Mexican man residing in Brownsville was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years in federal prison for conspiring to commit international money laundering.

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Child Exploitation
On March 4, 2014, after a two-day trial in District Court, a jury found Tony Jefferson Browne, 31, guilty of 12 counts of federal child exploitation offenses involving four girls ranging from ages 12 to 17.
McAllen, TX
Firearms, Ammunition & Explosives
Emilio Padilla, 24, of Taumalipas, Mexico, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Randy Crane to 21 months in federal prison.
Providence, RI
Alexander Tovar, 26, and Miguel Valentin, 30, of Providence, were each sentenced for their participation in the heroin and cocaine trafficking conspiracy that ended with the seizure of more than 486 grams of heroin and 462 grams of cocaine.
Washington, DC
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Asheville, NC
Child Exploitation
In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger also ordered James Thomas Lifsey, 59, of Warne, N.C. to serve under court supervision the rest of his life upon release from prison and to register as a sex offender. Lifsey was also ordered to pay $46,057 as restitution to the victims.
Spingfield, MO
Child Exploitation
Erik Leroy Clark, 35, of Joplin, Missouri, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison without parole.
Dallas, TX
Child Exploitation
Jason Paul Roberts, 38, was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison after pleading guilty in October 2013 to one count of attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor. Roberts will be required to register as a sex offender. He has been in custody since his arrest in September 2012 on a related federal indictment.
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