PHOENIX - A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a methamphetamine trafficker to more than seven years in prison, according to the FBI.
Roberto Benjamin Chavez, 58, of Yuma, Arizona was involved in a methamphetamine distribution ring between September 2010 and April 2011. Chavez received the methamphetamine from a Mexican-based supplier, according to the FBI.
WASHINGTON - Two stock promoters, a securities lawyer and a stock trader were sentenced Thursday for their participation in a stock manipulation scheme that defrauded investors in a company called CO2 Technologies, according to the U.S. Justice Department officials.
A federal judge in Miami sentenced Michael Krome, 50, a securities attorney from New York to nearly three years in prison. Stock promoters Timothy Barham Jr., 44, of Tennessee, and Robert Weidenbaum, 46, of Miami, were sentenced to more than a year in prison each.