Counterfeiting and forgery

August 14, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Jonathan M. Love was assistant chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle in 2009, when he forged a...
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August 14, 2018 - 3:30 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages. Jonathan M. Love was assistant chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle in 2009, when he forged a document...
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August 07, 2018 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Five people have been charged in federal court in New York in connection with a $70 million counterfeit Nike Air Jordan sneaker ring. Federal prosecutors say the people imported hundreds of thousands of athletic shoes from China made to resemble Nike Air Jordans and then affixed...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Five suspects have been charged in federal court in New York in connection with a $70 million counterfeit Nike Air Jordan sneaker ring. Federal prosecutors say the suspects imported hundreds of thousands of athletic shoes from China made to resemble Nike Air Jordans. They then...
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July 27, 2018 - 8:03 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested nine Albanian suspects for allegedly being part of an organized crime ring that issued fake identity documents to help people enter Britain and the United States illegally. A statement Friday said authorities arrested nine persons, while...
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June 26, 2018 - 1:33 am
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to forging a dead woman's will and having her cremated in order to steal close to $1.2 million. Newsday.com reports 53-year-old John Derounian pleaded guilty to mail fraud in connection with the theft Monday. Prosecutors say the Oyster Bay...
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In this image made from surveillance video provided Thursday, April 19, 2018, by the Carver County Sheriff's Office, as part of an investigative file into Prince's death, the superstar, center, enters a clinic of Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg on April 20, 2016, the day before he was found dead of an accidental fentanyl overdose. The doctor is not facing criminal charges and his attorney says he had no role in Prince's death. (Carver County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 8:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill containing the dangerously powerful drug fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician's death. Carver County Attorney Mark...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investigation into Prince's death. Prince was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. An autopsy found he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 19, 2018 - 6:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill containing the dangerously powerful drug fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician's death. Carver County Attorney Mark...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investigation into Prince's death. Prince was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. An autopsy found he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 19, 2018 - 6:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Prince's death (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Newly released investigative documents in Prince's death show a paramedic's surprise that it took two shots of an opioid antidote to revive the pop superstar after his plane made an emergency landing...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during halftime of the Super Bowl XLI football game in Miami. Minnesota prosecutors are planning an announcement Thursday, April 19, 2018, in their two-year investigation into Prince's death. Prince was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate on April 21, 2016. An autopsy found he died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into Prince's death (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Newly released investigative material in the probe into Prince's death include several police videos showing the pop superstar's body on the floor near an elevator inside his Minnesota estate. The...
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