Fraud and false statements

Suspended Greenville Sheriff Will Lewis enters the courtroom with his wife, Amy, Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. Lewis, 43, said he did not plan to have sex with his young female assistant at an out-of-town budget conference, but one thing led to another after they went out for drinks and ended up in her hotel room.(Josh Morgan/The Greenville News via AP, Pool)
October 24, 2019 - 11:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff faces up to a year in prison and will lose his job after a jury found him guilty Thursday of misconduct in office. A Greenville jury deliberated more than four hours before splitting its verdicts, finding suspended Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Morales declared himself the winner of the country's presidential election, saying he received the 10 percentage point lead over his nearest rival needed to win in the first round of voting. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
October 24, 2019 - 3:58 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's Evo Morales declared himself the outright winner Thursday of an election in which he was seeking a fourth term as president, enraging his opponents who alleged vote fraud and called for further protests to demand a second round of voting. With more than 99 percent...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Morales declared himself the winner of the country's presidential election, saying he received the 10 percentage point lead over his nearest rival needed to win in the first round of voting. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
October 24, 2019 - 2:53 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's Evo Morales declared himself the outright winner Thursday of an election in which he was seeking a fourth term as president, enraging his opponents who alleged vote fraud and called for further protests to demand a second round of voting. With more than 98 percent...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Morales declared himself the winner of the country's presidential election, saying he received the 10 percentage point lead over his nearest rival needed to win in the first round of voting. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
October 24, 2019 - 1:16 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's Evo Morales declared himself the outright winner of the country's presidential election Thursday, which would give him a fourth straight term after a vote that has sparked days of protests by both his opponents and supporters over accusations of fraud. With more...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales speaks during a press conference in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Morales declared himself the winner of the country's presidential election, saying he received the 10 percentage point lead over his nearest rival needed to win in the first round of voting. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
October 24, 2019 - 9:37 am
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia's Evo Morales declared himself the outright winner of the country's presidential election Thursday, giving him a fourth straight term in office following days of protests by both his opponents and supporters over accusations of vote fraud. With more than 98 percent of...
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October 23, 2019 - 5:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A California marketing executive and author was sentenced Wednesday to three weeks in prison for paying $50,000 to cheat on her son's college entrance exam. Jane Buckingham, 51, was sentenced in Boston's federal court after pleading guilty in May to a single count of fraud and...
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October 23, 2019 - 4:44 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A California marketing executive and author has been sentenced to three weeks in prison for paying $50,000 to cheat on her son's college entrance exam. Jane Buckingham was sentenced in Boston's federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to a single count of fraud and conspiracy...
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October 23, 2019 - 5:53 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California marketing executive and author is returning to federal court to be sentenced for her role in a college admissions bribery scheme. Jane Buckingham is scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court Wednesday. The 51-year-old Los Angeles resident pleaded guilty in May to a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019 photo, McGregor Scott, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, stands next to a 1967 Ford Shelby GT 500, that was seized along with other cars by the federal government that are now housed in a warehouse in Woodland, Calif. Two employees of a defunct San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive $2.5 billion fraud scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. It’s the largest single-owner car collection ever auctioned by the U.S. Marshals Service, with vehicles to be auctioned off on Wednesday. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 11:14 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two employees of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. While the company's owners have not been charged, they agreed to let the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2019 photo, McGregor Scott, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, stands next to a 1967 Ford Shelby GT 500, that was seized along with other cars by the federal government that are now housed in a warehouse in Woodland, Calif. Two employees of a defunct San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive $2.5 billion fraud scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. It’s the largest single-owner car collection ever auctioned by the U.S. Marshals Service, with vehicles to be auctioned off on Wednesday. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
October 22, 2019 - 10:55 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two employees of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in what federal prosecutors say was a massive scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. While the company's owners have not been charged, they agreed to let the...
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