Young voters who first cast a Presidential ballot in 2008 could be in for a rude surprise when they head to the polls this year.  A HeadCount survey found that seven out of ten had moved in the last four
years, and 43 percent of those potential voters haven’t updated their voter registration since.

National Takedown Targets Medicare Criminals

Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations in seven cities have led to charges against 91 people—including doctors, nurses, and other licensed professionals—for their alleged participation in Medicare fraud schemes involving $429.2 million in false billing. FBI Associate Deputy Director Kevin Perkins joined Attorney General Eric Holder, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and other government officials at a Washington, D.C. press conference announcing the takedown.

Imperial County Fish and Game Commission Announces 2012-13 Chair and Vice Chair

El Centro, October 3, 2012 – The Imperial County Fish and Game Commission at their October

2, 2012 meeting voted unanimously to elect Clem Muller, Jr. as its 2012-13 Chair and Frank

Bailey as its 2012-13 Vice Chair.


Brian Barrett, Chairman for the 2011-12 year has done an outstanding job addressing many issues that have come before the Commission.  The opportunity to continue those efforts have been transferred to Clem Muller, Jr. as the new Chairman. Chairman Muller has spearheaded the Jr. Trout Fishing Derbies for the past five years.

Customs and Border Protection Officer Pleads Guilty to Concealing Fugitive from Law Enforcement

United States Attorney Laura E. Duffy announced that Customs and Border Protection Officer Thomas P. Silva pled guilty today before Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo to concealing a person from arrest, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1071; and wire fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343. As part of his plea, Silva also agreed to forfeit over $16,000 in illegal proceeds from his criminal activity and pay $7,329.37 in restitution to Farmers Insurance, the victim of his wire fraud scheme.