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Family Member of U.S. Attorney’s Office Paralegal Specialist Sentenced for Conspiracy to Conduct International Money Laundering


On June 28, 2022, the sister of a U.S. Attorney’s Office Paralegal Specialist assigned to the Western District of Texas was sentenced to 72 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for one count of conspiracy to commit international money laundering.  Kimberly Loya was sentenced in the Western District of Texas.  According to court documents, from in or about 2019 through in or about 2020, Kimberly Loya conspired with others to transport, transmit, and transfer U.S. currency from a place within the United States to a place outside the United States, with the intent to promote the carrying on of specified unlawful activity, that is drug trafficking. The investigation is being conducted jointly by OIG’s Houston Area Office, the DEA, and the FBI.  Forensic assistance was provided by the OIG’s Cyber Investigations Office.

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