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Author Archives: Erik Larson

Boston bomb suspect lawyers deny impersonating FBI in Russia

Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers denied as “preposterous” U.S. claims that they impersonated Federal Bureau of Investigation agents while in Russia for interviews.

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Boston bomb suspect’s friend pleads guilty to obstruction

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty to obstructing investigators by removing incriminating evidence from Tsarnaev’s dorm room in the days after the attack, his lawyer said.

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Ex-lawyer sentenced to 15 years over $8 billion tax fraud

A former lawyer who was convicted in what U.S. prosecutors called the biggest criminal tax fraud in history was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for helping wealthy clients dodge taxes for years.

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Boston bomb suspect will seek to bar FBI interrogation notes

Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will try to keep notes of his interrogation by federal agents from being used in his trial over the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001.

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Boston bomb suspect says U.S. shouldn’t monitor family talks

Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev says U.S. prosecutors are wrongfully barring him from talking privately with his two sisters by suggesting the women may engage in “terrorist tradecraft.”

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Boston bomb suspect says U.S. abusing his citizenship status

Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s foreign birth and immigration history are being misused by prosecutors who accuse him of betraying the U.S. in their bid to seek the death penalty, his lawyers said.

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