Latvian Broker Arrested for Violating US Export Laws in Connection to Russian Aerospace Equipment Sales: Justice Department Indicts Third Individual in Johnson County Conspiracy

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. – A Latvian broker has been arrested for violating U.S. export laws in connection with a Johnson County company. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that a citizen of the Republic of Latvia is charged with crimes related to a year-long conspiracy to sell avionics equipment to Russian companies, in violation of U.S. export laws. This arrest is the result of a grand jury’s superseding indictment, which also implicates a Johnson County company and two U.S. nationals. The superseding indictment states that Oleg Chistyakov, also known as Olegs ńĆitsjakovs, conspired with U.S. … Read more

Woman’s Routine Surgery Turns into Nightmare After Broken Equipment Causes Life-Threatening Complications

Miami, FL – A routine surgery turned into a nightmare for Maria Rodriguez and her family, leaving her permanently disabled and fighting for her life. Rodriguez underwent a procedure to remove her fallopian tubes at Jackson Memorial Hospital in November 2022, with the intention of preventing future pregnancies. However, the surgery took a disastrous turn due to defective equipment, leaving Rodriguez hospitalized for months and facing lifelong consequences. According to Rodriguez, she was assured that the outpatient procedure would take only 30 minutes and come with minimal risks. Instead, she faced a ten-hour ordeal as … Read more

Federal Judge Dismisses Wisconsin Senate from Lawsuit Over Green Bay City Hall Audio Recording Equipment

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin – A federal judge has dismissed the Wisconsin Senate from a lawsuit against the city of Green Bay over the installation of audio recording equipment as part of a city hall security system. The lawsuit, which has been ongoing for approximately a year, alleges that the recording equipment violated the privacy rights of visitors to city hall and has cost state taxpayers over $400,000. The lawsuit was filed in the weeks leading up to last year’s mayoral election, with individuals involved having close ties to Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich’s Republican opponent. … Read more