Fraud and false statements

July 13, 2018 - 5:31 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Georgia woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for preparing and filing fraudulent tax returns through her Alabama-based business. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, in a news release, says U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor sentenced 38-year-old Patrice Anderson on...
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Steven Aiello arrives to federal court in New York, Thursday, July 12, 2018. A federal jury in New York has convicted key players including Aiello of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 12, 2018 - 6:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling outside court that it's a bad time to face corruption charges. The jury in Manhattan returned its...
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July 12, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged. A jury convicted Philippe Moryoussef, formerly of Barclays Bank, in absentia on Thursday. He fled...
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Shannade Clermont, right, and her twin sister Shannon leave Federal court in New York after her arraignment, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Shannade Clermont, a former cast member of the television reality series "Bad Girls Club" was arrested on charges alleging she stole debit card information from a man who died shortly after a date with her. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 11, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former cast member of the television reality series "Bad Girls Club" was arrested Wednesday on charges alleging she stole debit card information from a man who died shortly after a "prostitution date" with her. Shannade Clermont, 24, was freed on $100,000 bail after she was...
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July 11, 2018 - 3:40 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Florida man faces charges for assuming a New Jersey doctor's identity to submit more than $1 million in fraudulent medical claims for services purportedly rendered at a medical center that didn't exist. Yoandi Marrero, a 33-year-old Hialeah resident, and PA Clinical Center —...
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July 11, 2018 - 10:35 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new lawsuit accuses South Carolina election officials of failing to keep the state's voting processes secure. The State newspaper reports the suit filed Tuesday says the South Carolina Election Commission has deprived voters of their constitutional right to vote by failing...
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Thousands of opposition party supporters march on the streets of Harare, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The world's oldest person is 141 years of age and lives in Zimbabwe. At least that's according to the country's voters' roll, which has come under sharp scrutiny ahead of the July 30 election, the first in decades without longtime leader Robert Mugabe. The main opposition party has called the voters' roll deeply flawed and the most prominent sign that the election's credibility is at risk. On Wednesday, thousands of people were rallying in the capital, Harare, to call for more transparency. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
July 11, 2018 - 10:32 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The world's oldest person is 141 years of age and lives in Zimbabwe. Not far behind is a 134-year-old, also in Zimbabwe. At least that's according to the country's voters' roll, which has come under sharp scrutiny ahead of the July 30 election, the first in decades without...
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July 04, 2018 - 10:21 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Russian authorities have sent a new extradition request to Greece for a Russian cybercrime suspect also sought on criminal charges by the U.S. and France. Alexander Vinnik, 38, a former bitcoin platform operator, was informed of the new Russian request by Thessaloniki...
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Former Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley, left, walks through a lobby at the federal courthouse in Tacoma, Wash., Friday, June 29, 2018, before a sentencing hearing following his conviction in 2017 on several charges related to when he ran a real-estate escrow services business during the height of last decade's housing boom. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 29, 2018 - 3:36 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Former Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley was sentenced Friday to a year in prison following his December conviction on fraud and other charges related to when he ran a real-estate escrow services business during the height of last decade's housing boom. The sentencing comes...
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June 27, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A California movie producer convicted of defrauding investors of over $26 million was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday by a judge who said his crimes needed to be punished severely. David Bergstein, 55, of Hidden Hills, California, also was ordered to pay a $250,000 fine...
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