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Because Thompson appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury  trial, we “draw the facts from the evidence presented at trial, viewed in the light most  favorable to the government.” United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63, 69 n.8 (2d Cir. 2017)  (internal quotation marks omitted).  Thompson began his relationship with the two minor female victims of concern  here—identified as M1 and M2... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

HAYAT SINDI v. SAMIA EL-MOSLIMANY and ANN EL-MOSLIMANY United States Court of Appeals For the First Circuit

This case implicates a plethora
of issues arising in the shadow of the First Amendment. Most
notably, it requires us to address the power of a court to impose
a prior restraint in the form of a permanent injunction forbidding
the publication of words — words that the court believes have been
used to defame the plaintiff in the past and are likely to be
repeated. The... More...
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United States of America v. Darrell Clark Federal Courthouse - Newport News, Virginia

Newport News, VA - Brothers Plead Guilty to ID Theft and Bank Fraud Scheme

Two brothers pleaded guilty on July 12, 2018 to conspiracy, mail fraud, and identity theft charges.

According to court documents, Darrell Clark, 31, of Norfolk, and Demarcus Clark, 26, of Newport News, conspired for more than two years to use stolen identities to apply for and open accounts at banks and re... More...
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United States of America v. Alain Kaloyeros Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Alain Kaloyeros, President Of Suny Polytechnic Institute, And Three Executives Of Real Estate Development Companies Found Guilty Of Fraud In Connection With Buffalo Billion Projects

Alain Kaloyeros, the former president of the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (“SUNY Poly”), was convicted of defrauding and conspiring to defraud a SUNY Poly-affiliated not-f... More...
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Shawn D. Smith appeals from his conviction and sentence on one count of aggravated robbery (deadly weapon), one count of robbery (physical harm), and one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity. Smith advances four assignments of error. First, he contends his robbery conviction must be reversed pursuant to State v. Colon, 118 Ohio St.3d 26, 2008-Ohio 1624, 885 N.E.2d 917. Second, ... More...   $0 (07-13-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Nicholas Lattanzio Glass Office Floor Mats

Newark, NJ - Owner of New Jersey Hedge Fund Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Wire Fraud and Securities Fraud for Defrauding Investors of $4 Million

The owner and manager of a New Jersey hedge fund was sentenced on July 12, 2018 to 72 months in prison for defrauding two investors of $4 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Nicholas Lattanzio, 62, of Montclair, New... More...
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United States of America v. Tony V. Russell District of New Jersey Federal Courthouses

Trenton, NJ - Tax Preparer Admits Conspiring to File False Income Tax Returns

A former employee of Tax Pro’s and Tax Solutions & Associates, tax preparation businesses located in Essex and Union counties, admitted on July 12, 2018 to conspiring to defraud the United States by filing false income tax returns.

Tony V. Russell 47, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, pleaded guilty before U.... More...
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United States of America v. Arshawn Kenard Hall

Detroit, MI - President Of Michigan Trucking Business Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud And Failure To File A Tax Return

The president of a Michigan truck hauling business pleaded guilty on July 12, 2018 in Detroit federal district court to wire fraud and to willfully failing to file a tax return.

According to information presented in open court and filed documents, Arshawn Kenard Hall... More...
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United States of America v. Jerry R. Harper, Jr. Western District of Virginia Federal Courthouse - Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, VA - Virginia Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To $5 Million Employment Tax Fraud

A Collinsville, Virginia pharmacist pleaded guilty on July 12, 2018 to failing to account for and pay over employment taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Thomas T. Cullen for the Western District of Virginia.
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United States of America v. Leaford George Cameron Eastern District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA - Phony Attorney Who Operated Fraudulent Multi-State Law Practice Sentenced to 12 Years in Federal Prison

Leaford George Cameron, 65, of Burlington, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release in connection with his operation of a fraudulent multi-state law practice. Cameron was convicted in February 2018, o... More...
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United States of America v. Shannade Clermont Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Former Reality Television Series “Bad Girl” Charged With Fraud And Identity Theft For Stealing And Using Debit Card Information

Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James P. O’Neill, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced today the arrest of SHANNADE CLERMONT on charges of wire fraud, acce... More...
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United States of America v. US Imagina, L.L.C. Glass Office Floor Mats

Brooklyn, NY - Florida Media Company Pleads Guilty to Bribing Soccer Officials | Spanish Parent Company Enters into Non-Prosecution Agreement
Companies Will Pay Financial Penalties of More Than $24 Million, Implement Enhanced Compliance and Internal Control Measures

Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, US Imagina, LLC (“Imagina US”) pleaded guilty to a criminal information (th... More...
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United State of America v. Schultz “Jason” Chan and Songjiang Wang Glass Office Floor Mats

Boston, MA - Biopharmaceutical Employees Convicted of Insider Trading

Two employees of Cambridge-based biopharmaceutical companies were convicted today by a federal jury of engaging in an insider trading scheme.

Schultz “Jason” Chan, 54, of Newton, the Director of Biostatistics at a Cambridge-based biopharmaceutical company, was convicted of one count of conspiracy to commit sec... More...
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United State of America, et al. v. Southern Baptist Hospital of Florida Inc., et al. Glass Office Floor Mats

Jacksonville, FL - United States Settles False Claims Act Allegations Against Liberty Ambulance For $1.2 Million

After a multiple-year investigation and the government’s intervention into a whistleblower suit in 2015, the United States announces a $1.2 million settlement with Liberty Ambulance. In reaching this settlement, the parties have resolved allegations that, from June 29, 2005, to... More...
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United States of America v. Carlos Rafael Acosta-Joaquin

Carlos Rafael Acosta-Joaquin
("Acosta"), who appeals from his conviction for fraudulent use of
a social security number not his own, is a Dominican citizen. He
entered the United States illegally sometime in 2005 or 2006, has
remained ever since and early adopted the name of a U.S. citizen
named Kelvin Valle-Alicea ("Valle"). Following a four-count
indictment,1 a jury convi... More...
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United States of America v. Raymond Walker District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Providence, RI - Cranston Man Admits to Social Security Fraud, Opioid Trafficking Charge

A Cranston, R.I. man admitted to collecting thousands of dollars in Social Security Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to which he was not entitled, and attempting to possess a significant quantity of Oxycodone pills with the intent of selling the pills to others.

Raymond Walker, 47, pleaded ... More...
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United States of America v. Health Quest Systems, Inc. and Putnan Health Cetner Northern District of New York Federal Courthouse - Albany, New York

Albany, NY - Health Quest and Putnam Hospital Center to Pay $14.7 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Health Quest Systems, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries (Health Quest) and Putnam Health Center (PHC) have agreed to pay over $14.7 million to resolve allegations of violations of the False Claims Act by submitting inflated and otherwise ineligible claims for payment. New-... More...
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United States of America, ex rel. Gerald Polukoff v. St. Marks Hospital, et al. District of Utah Federal Courthouse - Salt Lake City, Utah

This is a qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31
U.S.C. §§ 3729–33, involving fraudulent reimbursements under the Medicare Act, 42
U.S.C. §§ 1395–1395ccc. Plaintiff Gerald Polukoff, M.D., is a doctor who worked with
Defendant Sherman Sorensen, M.D. After observing some of Dr. Sorensen’s medical
practices, Dr. Polukoff brought this FCA action, o... More...
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United States of America v. Lakeisha Arterberry Northern District of Mississippi Federal Courthouse - Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, MS - Woman Sentenced in North Mississippi for Student Loan Fraud

A Memphis, Tennessee woman was sentenced to prison for her role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain student aid.

Lakeisha Arterberry, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, formerly of Greenwood, Mississippi, was sentenced on July 5, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Debra M. Brown, following her plea of guilty on January 25,... More...
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SpecialtyCare IOM Services, LLC (“SpecialtyCare,” or “Appellee”) and Medsurant Holdings, LLC (“Holdings”) and Medsurant, LLC (together with Holdings, “Medsurant,” or “Appellants”) are direct competitors in the intraoperative
neurophysiologic monitoring services(“IOM”)industry. IOM services are typically used for patients undergoing operations related to the nervous system, or procedures that... More...
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In August 2009, B.H. pleaded guilty to one count of attempted insurance fraud in
violation of R.C. 2923.02/2913.47(B)(1), a misdemeanor of the first degree. The trial court
sentenced her to six months in jail, suspended, and ordered her to pay court costs, which she did.

{¶3} In June 2017, B.H. filed an application to seal the record of her conviction
pursuant to R.C. ... More...
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United States of America v. Kelly Lianne Schaible, a/k/a Kelly Reed and Heather Lane District of Nevada Federal Courthouse - Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV - Internet Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Selling $2.3 Million Worth Of Non-FDA Approved And Misbranded Botox And Juvederm-Related Products

The owner and operator of numerous beauty product websites pleaded guilty on July 6, 2018 to selling $2.3 million in non-FDA approved and misbranded drugs and medical devices, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson for the District of Ne... More...
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United States of America v. Clayton Marlow Anderson, Jr. Southern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Diego, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Diego, CA - Disbarred Attorney Admits Defrauding Former Clients and Law Firm Investors

Clayton Marlow Anderson, Jr., a former attorney based in La Mesa, California before his disbarment in 2015, pled guilty on July 3, 2018 to defrauding investors and clients of over a million dollars. Anderson also admitted to money laundering in connection with his fraud scheme, known alternatively... More...
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In Re Volkswage "Clean Diesel" Marketing, Sales, Praftice and Products Liability Litigation Central District of California Federal Courthouse - Los Angeles, California Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Ronald Clark Fleshman, Jr., the disgruntled owner of a
2012 Volkswagen Jetta, appeals the denial of his motion to
intervene in the federal government’s Clean Air Act suit
against Volkswagen, AG and several of its subsidiaries
(collectively Volkswagen or VW). The government’s suit
arose from the car manufacturer’s installation in some of its
cars of “defeat devices”—surrepti... More...
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Manmett S. Padda v. The Superior Court of Riverside County, GI Excellence, Inc., Real Parties in Interest

In this matter, we have reviewed the petition, its exhibits, and the letter response
filed by real parties in interest (hereafter real parties). We have determined that
resolution of the matter involves the application of settled principles of law, and that the
equities favor petitioners. We conclude that issuance of a peremptory writ in the first
instance is therefore appropriate.... More...
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