USA Strauss: Gustavo Vila stole money awarded by the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund to his client, an NYPD officer and 9/11 first responder, and lied to him about it. Now Gustavo Vila has been sentenced to prison for his betrayal.
USA Strauss: Today’s sentence sends a strong message that public officials will be held accountable when they corruptly put their own self-interest above their duties to faithfully serve their citizens
Former Honduran congressman Tony Hernández sentenced to life in prison and ordered to forfeit $138.5 million for distributing 185 tons of cocaine and related firearms & false statements offenses go.usa.gov/xHq94
USA Strauss: Hernández bribed law enforcement officials to protect drug shipments, arranged for heavily armed security for cocaine shipments, and brokered large bribes from major traffickers to powerful political figures – including the former and current presidents of Honduras