U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania News

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Co-Conspirator of Reputed “Godfather of Payday Lending” Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Forfeit $9,621,800

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Adrian Rubin, 61, of Jenkintown, was sentenced to 37 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release, ordered to pay a $100,000 fine and $400 special assessment, and ordered to forfeit $9,621,800 in proceeds from his crimes.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Second Postal Carrier Sentenced Prison for Delivering Marijuana Packages to Drug Dealers

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that a second U.S. Postal carrier was sentenced to prison for taking bribes in exchange for delivering packages containing marijuana to drug dealers. Steven C. Williams, 43, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: U.S. Attorney Announces the Creation of Affirmative Civil Enforcement Strike Force

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that he has established an Affirmative Civil Enforcement (“ACE”) Strike Force within the Office’s Civil Division.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Recidivist Securities Fraudster Charged with Multi-million Dollar Stock Manipulation Scheme

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Howard M. Appel, 57, of Wayne, Pennsylvania, was charged in a criminal information with one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Algerian Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with Pennsylvania Woman and Others to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

By Press release submission | Jul 29, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, and Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s New York Field Office William F. Sweeney Jr. announced that an Algerian man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide material support and resources to terrorists. United States District Judge Petrese B. Tucker presided over the proceeding.

U.S. Attorney says review of Philadelphia restaurants netted positive results

By Karen Kidd | Jun 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Earlier this year, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania decided to find out if people with disabilities could enjoy popular and often frequented restaurants in Philadelphia as readily as patrons with no disabilities.

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