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Federal Tipoffs Involving Maine Newsletter for Sunday December 13, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Maine U.S. Attorney: Newport Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Stealing From Federally Funded Program
BANGOR, Maine, Dec. 11 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine, Halsey B. Frank, issued the following news release on Dec. 10: A Newport woman pleaded guilty today in federal court to wire fraud and federal government program theft, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced. According to court records, from June 2015 through April 2019, Sheri G. Walsh, 56, embezzled more than $250,000 from two nonprofit organizations where she worked. Walsh carried out the scheme by fraudulently transfer  more

New Acrylic Barriers at Portland Jetport Transportation Security Administration Security Checkpoints to Help Protect From COVID-19
PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration issued the following news release: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed installation of new acrylic barriers at security checkpoints at Portland International Jetport (PWM) in the agency's ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A total of seven acrylic protective barriers were installed across locations where TSA officers typically interact with pas  more

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Local Working Group Meetings Scheduled for Maine
BANGOR, Maine, Dec. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service Maine office issued the following news release: A series of public meetings that will assist the USDA in implementing conservation programs and practices in Maine have been scheduled for Fiscal Year 2021. The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Local Working Groups are held in each county in Maine with the county's Soil and Water Conservation District. The meetings provide inf  more