Fraud and false statements

June 18, 2018 - 4:39 am
MADRID (AP) — The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion, Spanish prison authorities said Monday. An official with the Interior Ministry's prison management division said Inaki Urdangarin arrived Monday morning at a prison...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors said Friday, June 15, 2018, they have indicted Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and patients as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 15, 2018 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. Federal prosecutors also brought charges against the company's former second-in-command...
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June 14, 2018 - 11:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There was more mudslinging in the second debate between U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan and challenger Michael Grimm, who held the seat before pleading guilty to tax fraud in 2014 and later resigning from office. Donovan accused his Republican primary opponent on Thursday of lying to the...
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Surrounded by ice, commercial fishing boats are docked in their slips after more than a week's worth of frigid weather froze the harbor in Lake Montauk in Montauk, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Only a few commercial boats remain in Montauk harbor during the winter months fishing for species such as porgy, tilefish, monkfish and black sea bass. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 14, 2018 - 2:49 am
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York. But it was just an illusion. No tuna was landing there. The fish had long...
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Surrounded by ice, commercial fishing boats are docked in their slips after more than a week's worth of frigid weather froze the harbor in Lake Montauk in Montauk, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Only a few commercial boats remain in Montauk harbor during the winter months fishing for species such as porgy, tilefish, monkfish and black sea bass. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 13, 2018 - 10:48 pm
MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York. But it was just an illusion. No tuna was landing there. The fish had long...
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Surrounded by ice, commercial fishing boats are docked in their slips after more than a week's worth of frigid weather froze the harbor in Lake Montauk in Montauk, N.Y., on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Only a few commercial boats remain in Montauk harbor during the winter months fishing for species such as porgy, tilefish, monkfish and black sea bass. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 13, 2018 - 12:47 pm
MONTAUK, New York (AP) — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York. But it was just an illusion. No tuna was landing there. The fish had...
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June 12, 2018 - 7:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The promoter of a failed music festival in the Bahamas has been arrested on new fraud charges as he awaits sentencing in the earlier fraud case. Billy McFarland was ordered detained Tuesday after his arrest on charges he operated a sham ticket scheme, selling fraudulent tickets to...
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June 12, 2018 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The promoter of a failed music festival in the Bahamas has been arrested again on fraud charges as he awaits sentencing in the earlier case. Billy McFarland was arrested on Tuesday on charges that he conducted a sham ticket scheme, selling fraudulent tickets to fashion, music and...
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June 12, 2018 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York lawmaker accused of ripping off an arts nonprofit and a disaster relief fund has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges. Pamela Harris, a former Democratic state assemblywoman, entered the plea on Tuesday in Brooklyn. She faces up to 57 months in prison at her...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They came out swinging. The first debate between incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan and challenger Michael Grimm, who formerly held the seat, was heated and at times harsh. Donovan accused his Republican primary opponent on Monday of "betraying" the people's trust over his felony...
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