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The Justice Department today announced it has entered into a settlement agreement with the University of Baltimore (University) to resolve allegations that the University discriminated against a female employee, based upon her pregnancy, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

Wichita, Kansas - A Holcomb, Kansas, tax return preparer pleaded guilty today to filing a fraudulent income tax return and aiding and assisting in the preparation of fraudulent tax returns announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Stephen R. McAllister for the District of Kansas.

The Drug Enforcement Administration will join forces tomorrow with more than 4,000 local, tribal, and community partners at more than 5,000 collection sites to collect potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  The effort will help prevent these drugs, including opioids, from falling into the wrong hands and contributing to a lethal drug abuse epidemic in the United States.

Three individuals were charged in an indictment unsealed yesterday for their roles in a $2.5 million high-yield investment fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose of the Western District of North Carolina.

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) today announced the investiture of two immigration judges. Acting Chief Immigration Judge Michael C. McGoings presided over the investiture during a ceremony held April 21, 2016, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in Washington, D.C.