Recent News About U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Louisiana
ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF LOUISIANA: Former Investigator with District Attorney’s Office for the 22nd Judicial District Sentenced to 3 Years Probation after Pleading Guilty to Making False Statements to Federal Authorities
U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JEFFERY B. MONTALBANO, age 58, a resident of Mandeville, Louisiana, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Judge Susie Morgan to three years of probation after previously pleading guilty to making false statements to federal authorities, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 1001(a)(2).
Kenneth Polite, who was the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana until he resigned on March 24, will now head an ethics office with Entergy, a private sector energy company.
NEW ORLEANS — Kevin Richard, 26, of New Orleans recently pled guilty to engaging in mail fraud, admitting to submitting a fraudulent application for disaster assistance money in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
NEW ORLEANS — After pleading guilty to violating offshore oil production safety and environmental regulations, a district court judge sentenced Energy Resource Technology GOM (ERT) to three years of probation, and ordered the company to pay a $4 million fine and a $200,000 community service payment last week.