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Monday, August 20, 2018

Longtime Fraudster and Career Criminal Sentenced to 40 Years

A federal judge sentenced Harris Dempsey "Butch" Ballow in May to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding investors in a Nevada...

Doctor Receives 18-month Prison Sentence for His Role in $30 Million Medicare and Medicaid...

Mustak Y. Vaid was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Wednesday for his participation in a $30 million scheme to defraud Medicare and...

Accountant Sentenced to Prison for Million-dollar Embezzlement Scheme

Stantisha D. Kemp, an accounting manager, was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for embezzling over $1.2 million from her employer over a...

Arizona and New Mexico Auto Dealerships Charged by FTC with Falsifying Consumers’ Information on...

Four auto dealers operating in Arizona and New Mexico were charged by the Federal Trade Commission for an array of alleged illegal activities. The...

Fyre Festival Founder Charged by SEC with $27.4 Million Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that New York entrepreneur William Z. McFarland, his two companies, a former senior executive and a former contractor...

Defendants Charged in “Forced Posting” Financial Fraud Scheme

Three defendants have been charged in White Plains, New York federal court for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud, for their part...

Pinnacle Workforce Solutions President Sentenced to Prison for Payroll Rip-off

John McEwan, former president of Pinnacle Workforce Solutions, was sentenced on July 24 to over five years in prison, according to a joint statement...

Silicon Valley Executive Agrees to Pay Fine on Charges of Insider Trading

A former senior executive at a Silicon Valley fiber optics company agreed to settle charges of insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yao...

Behemoth FTC Settlement to Uber Drivers

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks amounting to almost $20 million to drivers for Uber as part of a settlement over allegations it...

South Carolina AG on Shipchain: C&D Dropped, Does Not Waive Future Action

Earlier this year, the South Carolina securities commissioner served ShipChain, a cryptocurrency company, with a Cease & Desist Order: "Respondent ShipChain continuously offered investment opportunities...

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl

Pennsylvania Attorney General Slams Cardinal Wuerl over Untruthful Response to Report...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro criticized Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, over his untruthful response to the grand jury report on  child...