Fraud and false statements

February 22, 2018 - 4:12 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A North Carolina man who admitted to defrauding the University of Hawaii of $200,000 by lying about being able to produce a Stevie Wonder fundraiser concert now wants to take back his guilty plea. Marc Hubbard is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. But he filed a sealed motion to...
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February 22, 2018 - 12:23 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A veteran federal judge from New York will preside over the retrial of a Utah real estate mogul accused of heading a $100 million Ponzi scheme. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the June 4 trial of Rick Koerber has been assigned to Frederic Block, a senior judge from the U.S...
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India's opposition Congress party supporters shout slogansas they burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they protest against the alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud in Lucknow, India, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
February 20, 2018 - 1:34 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's federal investigating agency on Tuesday arrested another five executives as it swooped down on companies run by two main suspects in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case that continued for six years. Central Bureau of Investigation spokesman Abhished Dayal said the five...
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February 20, 2018 - 3:50 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's federal investigating agency says it has arrested six people in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case. Abhished Dayal, a Central Bureau of Investigation spokesman, said Tuesday that five bank workers and an employee of billionaire jeweler and suspect Nirav Modi were...
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February 16, 2018 - 2:18 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Reports say that Indian investigators have ordered two wealthy jewelers to be questioned about an alleged $1.8 billion banking scam. The reports Friday by the news agency Press Trust of India and other media came a day after authorities raided the homes and offices of Nirav Modi...
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February 13, 2018 - 9:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been charged with stealing immigrants' identities. Raphael A. Sanchez, who resigned from the agency effective Monday, faces one count of aggravated identity theft and another of wire fraud in a charging...
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Police officers pat down former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom before escorting him into a courthouse in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Colom, who governed from 2008 to 2012, has been detained in a corruption case according to special prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
February 13, 2018 - 8:38 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday they have detained ex-President Alvaro Colom and nearly his entire former Cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam International, in a Guatemala corruption case involving a bus concession. Colom, who governed in 2008-2012, is the latest in a...
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Police officers pat down former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom before escorting him into a courthouse in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Colom, who governed from 2008 to 2012, has been detained in a corruption case according to special prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
February 13, 2018 - 7:58 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday they have detained ex-President Alvaro Colom and nearly his entire former Cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam International, in a Guatemala corruption case involving a bus concession. Colom, who governed in 2008-2012, is the latest in a...
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Police officers pat down former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom before escorting him into a courthouse in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Colom, who governed from 2008 to 2012, has been detained in a corruption case according to special prosecutor Juan Francisco Sandoval. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
February 13, 2018 - 3:30 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Guatemala said Tuesday they have detained former President Alvaro Colom and almost his entire former cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam International, in a corruption case involving a bus concession. Colom, who governed from 2008 to 2012, is the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino enters federal court in New York. On Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 the jury hears closing statements in the trial of Merlino, a reputed Philadelphia mob boss accused of returning to a life of crime after his release from prison. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 13, 2018 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor says a reputed Philadelphia mob boss profited from health insurance and gambling schemes despite his claims he had retired from a life of crime. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lauren Schorr made the accusations Tuesday in closing arguments at the New York City trial of Joseph...
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