Fraud and false statements

Supporters of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, celebrate projected unofficial results that were announced by television channels indicating their candidates' success in the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
July 25, 2018 - 6:41 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistanis voted for a new government Wednesday in an election marred by violence and allegations of fraud. The winner will face a crumbling economy and bloodshed by militants whose latest attack saw a suicide bomber kill 31 people outside a polling station. Electoral authorities...
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July 21, 2018 - 2:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university. Prosecutors allege the payments were intended to help the son of...
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July 20, 2018 - 3:13 pm
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A contractor convicted of scamming dozens of New Jersey homeowners out of nearly $2 million following Superstorm Sandy has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. Jamie Lawson must also pay $1,860,981 in restitution under the sentence imposed Friday. Lawson had pleaded...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Audi's chief executive is seeking his release from jail during an ongoing investigation of suspected fraud as part of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal. Rupert Stadler was arrested June 18 due to fears he might try to evade justice. Authorities had earlier searched...
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July 14, 2018 - 9:47 am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who collected $51,000 in donations by claiming she was dying of cancer has been sentenced in New York to two years in federal prison. The Journal News reports that Vedoutie Hoobraj apologized to the community and to actual cancer patients Friday at her sentencing...
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July 12, 2018 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former official at the pension fund for New York state public employees who was charged with accepting bribes that included prostitutes, strippers, cocaine and a $17,000 wristwatch has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Navnoor Kang was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty...
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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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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, a name of Samsung Biologics Co. is displayed at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea. A South Korean regulator says Samsung Biologics has intentionally breached accounting rules. The Financial Services Commission said Thursday, July 13, 2018, that it will bring the case to prosecutors and ask Samsung Biologics to dismiss executives in charge of accounting breaches.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
July 12, 2018 - 5:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top financial regulator said Thursday it had found intentional breaches of accounting rules at Samsung Biologics, the contract drugmaking unit once seen as Samsung's future growth engine. The Financial Services Commission said it will bring the case to...
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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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