Fraud and false statements

FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Dr. Salomon Melgen arrives at the federal courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla. The politically prominent Florida eye doctor could get 30 years in prison or more for stealing $100 million in one of history's largest Medicare frauds. A sentencing hearing for Dr. Melgen resumes Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, after a four-week hiatus. (Lannis Water/Palm Beach Post via AP, File)
January 03, 2018 - 11:42 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a politically prominent Florida eye doctor say he may have committed Medicare fraud but that doesn't mean the federal government lost money. Dr. Salomon Melgen's attorneys argued Wednesday at a sentencing hearing that he may have told Medicare he was...
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January 02, 2018 - 2:55 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former head of a suburban New York development corporation has been sentenced to probation after admitting involvement in a corruption scheme tied to the financing of a controversial stadium and other projects. The Journal News says Aaron Troodler also was fined $20,000...
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In this Dec. 14, 2017 photo, containers for secure ballot handling sit on pallets at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus, Ohio. The Supreme Court will soon hear a case about Ohio’s efforts to remove inactive voters from its rolls, which has become a flashpoint in a nationwide fight between Democrats and Republicans over access to the polls. The Trump administration is supporting Ohio’s Republican-led government in defending its method for pruning voter rolls. Civil rights groups argue that federal law prohibits states from dropping eligible voters who have chosen not to cast ballots in some elections. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)
December 31, 2017 - 2:25 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joseph Helle was expecting a different sort of reception when he returned home from Army tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and showed up to vote in his small Ohio town near Lake Erie. His name was missing from the voting rolls in 2011, even though Helle had registered to vote...
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In this Dec. 14, 2017 photo, containers for secure ballot handling sit on pallets at the Franklin County Board of Elections in Columbus, Ohio. The Supreme Court will soon hear a case about Ohio’s efforts to remove inactive voters from its rolls, which has become a flashpoint in a nationwide fight between Democrats and Republicans over access to the polls. The Trump administration is supporting Ohio’s Republican-led government in defending its method for pruning voter rolls. Civil rights groups argue that federal law prohibits states from dropping eligible voters who have chosen not to cast ballots in some elections. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)
December 31, 2017 - 8:48 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joseph Helle was expecting a different sort of reception when he returned home from Army tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and showed up to vote in his small Ohio town near Lake Erie. His name was missing from the voting rolls in 2011, even though Helle had registered to vote...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 file photo, Democrat Doug Jones speaks in Birmingham, Ala. Roy Moore is going to court to try to stop Alabama from certifying Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race. Moore filed a lawsuit Wednesday evening, Dec. 27, 2017, in Montgomery Circuit Court. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
December 28, 2017 - 2:31 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Senate race in Alabama (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Senator-elect Doug Jones of Alabama says his victory marks a "new chapter for our state and the nation." Jones issued a statement Thursday after a state board officially declared him the winner of the...
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FILE- In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Midland City, Ala. Moore is going to court to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race. Moore filed a lawsuit Wednesday evening, Dec. 27, 2017, in Montgomery Circuit Court. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 28, 2017 - 1:47 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Democrat Doug Jones on Thursday will be officially declared the winner of a U.S. Senate race after a judge rejected Republican Roy Moore's last-ditch effort to stop the certification of Jones' historic upset in a deep-red state. Montgomery Circuit Judge Johnny...
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FILE- In this Dec. 17, 2015, file courtroom sketch, from left, defense attorney Baruch White, pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli, defense attorney Jonathan Sack and co-defendant Evan Greebel, appear in court in New York. Greebel, a lawyer accused of helping Shkreli cover up a financial fraud, was convicted of conspiracy charges Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, by a federal jury in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Elizabeth Williams via AP, File)
December 28, 2017 - 12:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer accused of helping pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli cover up financial fraud was convicted on Wednesday, a result a prosecutor said should send a "powerful message" through the legal profession. After an 11-week trial, Evan Greebel was convicted by a federal jury...
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FILE- In this Dec. 17, 2015, file courtroom sketch, from left, defense attorney Baruch White, pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli, defense attorney Jonathan Sack and co-defendant Evan Greebel, appear in court in New York. Greebel, a lawyer accused of helping Shkreli cover up a financial fraud, was convicted of conspiracy charges Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, by a federal jury in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Elizabeth Williams via AP, File)
December 27, 2017 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer accused of helping pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli cover up a financial fraud was convicted on Wednesday, a result a prosecutor said should send a "powerful message" through the legal profession. After an 11-week trial, Evan Greebel was convicted by a federal...
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December 27, 2017 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer accused of helping pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli cover up a financial fraud was convicted on Wednesday, a result a prosecutor said should send a "powerful message" through the legal profession. After an 11-week trial, Evan Greebel was convicted by a federal...
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December 27, 2017 - 6:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer accused of helping pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli (SHKREL'-ee) cover up a financial fraud has been convicted in New York. Evan Greebel was convicted of conspiracy charges Wednesday by a federal jury in Brooklyn. Prosecutors say Greebel helped Shkreli steal...
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