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  • Drug Trafficking Investigation
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    Drug Trafficking Investigation

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Acting Director Michele Leonhart spoke to reporters and announced that federal authorities had mounted their biggest assault against one of Mexico’s most…

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  • USEuropean Union Relations
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    U.S.-European Union Relations

    Attorney General Mukasey talked about counterterrorism, narcotics, organized crime, and the legal framework of the relationship between the U.S. and the European Union. Secretary Chertoff…

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  • British Petroleum Settlement
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    British Petroleum Settlement

    The Justice Department announced a settlement with British Petroleum on charges related to an oil refinery explosion, violations of the Clean Air and Water Act, and allegations of price…

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  • Weapons Export Controls
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    Weapons Export Controls

    Officials spoke to reporters about a comprehensive export enforcement initiative designed to control technology that could be used to fabricate or enhance weapons of mass destruction. They…

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  • Gonzales Resignation Announcement
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    Gonzales Resignation Announcement

    Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales announced his resignation. In his remarks he gave no explicit reason for the resignation and did not respond to questions from the press as he announced his plans, but he said that…

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  • Gonzales Resignation Open Phones
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    Gonzales Resignation: Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

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  • Gonzales Resignation Open Phones
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    Gonzales Resignation: Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' announcement of his resignation. In the background scenes were shown of the Department of Justice and then of…

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  • Gonzales Resignation Open Phones
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    Gonzales Resignation: Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' announcement of his resignation. Kenneth Jost spoke about reaction from lawmakers and politicians during the…

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  • Enron Verdict
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    Enron Verdict

    Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty made remarks about the verdict in the trials of Enron Corporation executives Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling. Both were convicted on numerous counts of fraud and…

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  • Drug Trafficking Indictment
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    Drug Trafficking Indictment

    Attorney General Gonzales and other officials spoke to reporters about an indictment charging 50 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) with importing more than $25…

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  • New National Security Division
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    New National Security Division

    Attorney General Gonzales spoke to reporters and announced the formation of a new national security division within the Department of Justice and the nomination of Kenneth Wainstein to head…

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  • Terrorism Indictment
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    Terrorism Indictment

    Mr. Gonzales and Mr. Pistole reported at the press conference about terrorism indictments. They responded to questions from the reporters. According to an indictment, a federal grand jury…

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  • Abramoff Lobbying Case Guilty Plea
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    Abramoff Lobbying Case Guilty Plea

    Ms. Fisher and several other officials announced that the government had reached and agreement with former lobbyist Jack Abramoff in return for a please of guilty to charges of fraud and…

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  • Enemy Combatant Indictment
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    Enemy Combatant Indictment

    Attorney General Gonzales announced a federal indictment of Jose Padilla on criminal charges related to terrorist activities. Mr. Padilla was arrested at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in 2002 for his…

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  • Special Prosecutor Appointment
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    Special Prosecutor Appointment

    Mr. Comey announced that Attorney General Ashcroft had recused himself from an investigation of alleged White House leaks of a CIA operative’s name earlier in the year. He also said that…

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  • Justice Department News Conference
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    Justice Department News Conference

    Attorney General Gonzales and Mr. Sullivan spoke to reporters about a settlement in a fraudulent marketing case involving a Swiss pharmaceutical company over a AIDS treatment drug,…

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  • Federal AntiTrust Case
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    Federal Anti-Trust Case

    Mr. Barnett spoke to a case against Samsung Electronics for price fixing and violations for federal anti-trust statutes. Following his remarks he answered questions from reporters.

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  • Hurricane Katrina and Charity Fraud
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    Hurricane Katrina and Charity Fraud

    Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Justice Department, and American Red Cross officials spoke to reporters to warn relief effort donators of fraudulent charity websites, including some…

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  • Corporate Fraud
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    Corporate Fraud

    Attorney General Gonzalez and Mr. Everson announced the indictments against eight former Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) accounting executives. The indictments charged the former…

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  • Drug Enforcement Initiative
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    Drug Enforcement Initiative

    Attorney General Gonzales and law enforcement officials talked to reporters about the results of Operation Wildfire, the largest nationally-coordinated effort to fight the manufacture and…

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