• Lance Armstrong settled a False Claims Act case for $5 million. His cycling team was sponsored at one point by the U.S. Postal Service. Apparently doping violates the terms of federal government sponsorship agreements. Who knew?
  • In Texas, the GM of a Venezuelan energy company entered a guilty plea for his role in an international

  • Don’t mess with the Postal Service — mail thieves busted in Central Oregon
  • Meanwhile, over in Eastern Washington, a grocery shop owner was allegedly engaging in food stamp fraud
  • Here in Seattle, the owner of a chain of Mexican restaurants faces tax theft charges totaling $5.6 million
  • In somewhat bigger news, the DOJ announced this