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Yvetter Vangorden v. Second Round, Limited Partnership Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Plaintiff consumer Yvette Vangorden sued defendant debt
collector Second Round, Limited Partnership (“Second Round”), for
violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692 et seq., by sending her a letter representing that she still owed
money on a debt that she had settled five years earlier, and requesting
17‐2186‐cv
Vangorden v. Sec... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - NY)

MARLON DUANE KISER v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

On direct appeal, our supreme court summarized the proof adduced at the Petitioner’strial as follows:
In the early morning hours of September 6, 2001, Deputy Sheriff Donald Kenneth Bond, Jr., of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department was shot to death while on duty
patrolling the East Brainerd area of Chattanooga. In October 2001, a Hamilton County grand jury indicted [the Petitioner] f... More...
   $0 (08-01-2018 - TN)

United States of America v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Francisco, CA - Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $2.09 Billion Penalty for Allegedly Misrepresenting Quality of Loans Used in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Justice Department announced on August 1, 2018 that Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and several of its affiliates (Wells Fargo) will pay a civil penalty of $2.09 billion under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforceme... More...
   $0 (08-01-2018 - CA)

TYLER JAMES REED v. STATE OF TENNESSEE

This court summarized the facts underlying the Petitioner’s convictions in the Petitioner’s direct appeal opinion as the following:
This case involves the October 30, 2009 shooting death of Dickey Lassiter at his home in Sumner County, Tennessee. [The Petitioner] was arrested for the murder of the victim after being found in possession of a twelve-gauge shotgun while in a vehicle parked in the... More...
   $0 (08-01-2018 - TN)

COMMONWEALTH vs. STEVEN M. WEBSTER

In the afternoon of July 11, 2012, Andrew Stanley was shot and killed at his home during an armed robbery and home invasion involving the defendant and three coventurers. The defendant, Steven M. Webster, was convicted of murder in the 2 first degree on a theory of felony-murder, home invasion, armed assault in a dwelling, armed robbery,1 and carrying a firearm without a license.2 The defen... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MA)

State of Ohio v. Willie D. Ross

This case arises out of an incident that occurred on June 8, 2015 in which Lamont Lake was stabbed while at home. On June 17, 2015, a Franklin County Grand Jury filed an indictment charging Ross with three criminal counts: aggravated burglary in violation of R.C. 2911.11, a felony of the first degree; felonious assault in violation of R.C. 2903.11, a felony of the second degree; and attempted mur... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. FRED TAYLOR, JR.

On Memorial Day 2016, Mr. Taylor was at a cookout at an apartment complex on
Nadia Court in Akron, commonly referred to as the Rosemary Apartments. There were multiple
cookouts occurring at the apartment complex that day. The cookout that Mr. Taylor attended
included the victim, Javon Knaff, and two witnesses who testified at trial, D.H.-B. and T.O.
{¶3} At some point during t... More...
   $0 (07-31-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. John Chinnici United States District Court for the District of Vermont

Burlington, VT - Bennington Man Convicted Of Armed Robbery

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that John Chinnici, 33, of Bennington, Vermont, was convicted on July 27, 2018, in United States District Court in Burlington, Vermont, following a jury trial. U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss ordered Chinnici to remain in custody after the jury return... More...
   $0 (07-31-2018 - VT)

STATE OF OHIO vs. LARRY ARTHUR McGOWAN

McGowan and the state reached a plea agreement under which McGowan agreed to
plead guilty in three criminal cases pending against him. Pursuant to the plea agreement, the
parties agreed to recommend an aggregate prison sentence of 25 years to life on all three cases.
{¶3} First, in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-15-594005-A, McGowan pled guilty to 24 counts
consisting of rape, kidnapp... More...
   $0 (07-31-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Young Yi Eastern District of Virginia - Federal Courthouse - Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria, VA - Former Owner of Sleep Study Businesses Convicted of Fraud Conspiracy

A federal jury convicted a Sterling, Virginia woman on July 31, 2018 on health care fraud and tax charges for operating a fraudulent sleep study clinic in Northern Virginia.

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Te... More...
   $0 (07-31-2018 - VA)

Mindy Armstrong v. The Arcanum Group, Inc. District of Colorado Federal Courthouse - Denver, Colorado Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Mindy Armstrong was employed by The Arcanum Group, Inc., which serves as a placement agency to staff federal-government positions. She was placed with the Real Estate Leasing Services Department of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). After she complained that BLM employees were falsifying lease-related records, the BLM
2
demanded that Arcanum remove her from the placement. Her Arcanum sup... More...
   $0 (07-30-2018 - CO)

Jose Alberto Castillo v. The State of Texas

The first trial of this case resulted in a mistrial. The following evidence was adduced when
the case was retried:
Appellant began sleeping with his daughter BC, the complainant, and her sister after his
divorce from the children’s mother, Mariana Hernandez. BC was seven or eight years old when
appellant started abusing her. BC said that appellant put his finger in her vagi... More...
   $0 (07-29-2018 - TX)

In re Abelino Manriquez on Habeas Corpus

Petitioner Abelino Manriquez filed an original habeas corpus petition in
this court seeking relief from his multiple murder convictions and death sentence.
We issued an order to show cause with respect to petitioner’s claim that
prejudicial juror misconduct occurred when a juror did not timely disclose a
history of childhood abuse.
After an evidentiary hearing, the referee foun... More...
   $0 (07-29-2018 - CA)

STATE OF KANSAS v. ERIC J. FOX

Fox pled no contest to one count of possession of methamphetamine. His criminal history placed him in a border box for sentencing purposes under the Kansas Sentencing Guidelines Act. The district court sentenced him to 30 months in prison, but released him to a 12-month term of probation.

A month later, on May 6, 2015, the State filed a motion to revoke Fox's probation, alleging Fox did... More...
   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. KIRK A. TESKE

For context, we point out that Marjorie Heim was the alleged victim of Teske's battery. She was at the local Walmart with Randy Hyatt when she allegedly suffered a drug-induced seizure.

On July 17, 2016, Marjorie Heim filed a police report claiming that Teske had dragged her across the floor. A deputy sheriff investigated. A few days later, on July 20, 2016, the deputy applied for a sea... More...
   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CODY JAMES TORBOL

In June 2015, F.P. disclosed to her cousin that Torbol, her uncle, had forced her to perform oral sex on him when she was four or five years old. Her cousin told F.P. she needed to tell her mother but agreed to wait until F.P. was ready. However, after about a month, the cousin informed Mother and F.P.'s stepfather about the allegations. Mother called the Junction City Police Department to report ... More...   $0 (07-28-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Sheldon Silver Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

Former New York State Assembly Speaker SHELDON SILVER was sentenced this on July 27, 2018 to seven years in prison after having been found guilty a second time by a federal jury of using his official position to obtain nearly $4 million in bribes in exchange for his official acts and obtai... More...
   $0 (07-28-2018 - NY)

United states of America v. Edward Hills, Yazan Al-Madani, Tarig Sayegh and Board of Trustees of the MetroHeath System d/b/a MetroHealth Medical Center Northern District of Ohio Courthouse - Cleveland, Ohio Morelaw Internet Marketing for Legal Professionals Click Here To Find A Lawyer 888-354-4529

Akron, OH - The United states of America charged Edward Hills, Yazan Al-Madani and Tarig Sayegh with:

Charged against Hills:

18:1962(d) Racketeering in Corrput Organizations, Conspiracy
(1)
18:1951(a) Conspiracy to Commit Hobbs Act Bribery
(2)
18:1349 Conspiracy to Commit Honest Services and Money and Property Mail and Wire Fraud
(8)
18:1341 and 2... More...
   $0 (07-28-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Nestor Bastidas United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Miami, FL - South Florida Tire Retailer Sentenced To Prison For Excise Tax Conspiracy

A Coral Springs, Florida, tire retailer was sentenced on July 26, 2018 in the Southern District of Florida for conspiracy to defraud the Government.

Nestor Bastidas, 53, of Coral Springs, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison for conspiring to impede and impair the Internal Revenue S... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - FL)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and SHAWNDALE BOYD, Intervenor, v. DAMION SLEUGH

In March 2014, Damion Sleugh and Shawndale Boyd were indicted together on charges of (1) conspiring to distribute or to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, and (2) attempted possession with intent to distribute marijuana, each in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a)(1)
& (b)(1)(D); (3) robbery affecting interstate commerce, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1951(a); (4) using or carrying ... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. JACK HOLDEN

In the fall of 2007, Defendant and his associate, Lloyd Sharp, met with a group of investors from the Portland, Oregon, area to discuss the possibility of investing in a biofuel operation in Ghana.2 Defendant and Sharp had known each other for a long time, but they had reconnected and entered into a joint venture agreement only recently. The joint venture agreement provided that Defendant and Sh... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - OR)

United States of America v. Mark Gregory Jackson, Sr., Jimmy Don Winemiller, Jr. and Don "Terrell" Stpehens Federal Courthouse Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, AR - Little Rock Trio Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud; Exploited Program Assisting Distressed Businesses

Three Little Rock men pleaded guilty to participating in a fraudulent scheme that generated over $1 million in illicit profits by exploiting a government program designed to help distressed businesses. Mark Gregory Jackson, Sr., 61, Jimmy Don Winemiller, Jr., 53, and Don “Terr... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - ar)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KAMEL LAMBUS, AKA Kamel Angevine, AKA K, AKA Kamel Angenevine, STANLEY FULLER, AKA Wardy, AKA Webo

Lambus and Fuller are accused of being leaders and organizers of a
16 group of individuals that referred to itself as the Paper Chasing Goons or POV City
1 and was a drug trafficking organization (or the "DTO"). Beginning in 2015, Lambus
2 and Fuller, along with 10 others, were indicted principally on charges of conspiring
3 to distribute and possess with intent to distribute hero... More...
   $0 (07-27-2018 - NY)

UNITED STATES v. MORRIS E. ZUKERMAN

Morris Zukerman is the founder of M.E. Zukerman & Co., an investment  management firm also known as “MEZCO.” In 2007, a MEZCO subsidiary sold  certain assets for $110 million, at which time Zukerman enacted a scheme to  avoid paying taxes on the proceeds of that sale, as well as on approximately $12  million of operating income MEZCO received as a result of its earlier ownership  of those assets. ... More...   $0 (07-27-2018 - ME)

Meryl Squires-Cannon, et al. v. Forest Preserve District of Cook County, et al. Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Illinois, has been trying to acquire a 400-acre estate in Barrington after the owners defaulted on a mortgage and note held by the Forest Preserve. The Forest Preserve foreclosed and then bought the property at the foreclosure auction. The original owners have expressed their opposition by filing five lawsuits of their own, in addition to raising af-fir... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - IL)

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