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Oct 4, 2023

Prosecutor opens trial for FTX founder saying he stole at least $10 billion

A prosecutor accused FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried of stealing at least $10 billion from his customers as opening statements began in a federal court trial in New York City.

Mar 1, 2023

Former Missouri lawmaker sentenced for fraud schemes

A former state lawmaker was sentenced Tuesday to six years and three months in federal prison for fraud schemes committed while she ran several medical clinics in southwest Missouri.

Dec 27, 2022

No-nonsense judge takes over FTX-Bankman-Fried criminal case

A Manhattan federal judge known for swift decisions and a no-nonsense demeanor during three decades of overseeing numerous high-profile cases was assigned Tuesday to Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency case.

Dec 22, 2022

FTX founder Bankman-Fried allowed $250M bond, house arrest

A judge says cryptocurrency entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried can post $250 million bond and live in his parents’ home in California while he awaits trial.

Dec 6, 2022

Avenatti sentenced to 14 years in California fraud case

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who rose to fame representing porn star Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump, was sentenced in California on Monday to 14 years in prison for cheating clients out of millions of dollars.

Nov 17, 2022

Elizabeth Holmes faces judgment day for her Theranos crimes

A federal judge on Friday will decide whether disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes should serve a lengthy prison sentence for duping investors and endangering patients while peddling a bogus blood-testing technology.

Jun 29, 2022

Missouri lawmaker convicted in medical clinics fraud scheme

Missouri Rep. Tricia Derges was convicted Tuesday of conducting fraud at medical clinics in southwest Missouri in part by falsely claiming that she was giving patients stem cell treatments.

Jun 17, 2022

Avenatti pleads guilty to fraud, tax charges in California

Incarcerated lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of wire fraud and a tax-related charge in a federal court case in Southern California accusing him of cheating his clients out of millions of dollars.

Jun 13, 2022

Avenatti says he wants to plead guilty to California charges

Incarcerated lawyer Michael Avenatti says he plans to plead guilty to charges in a federal court case in Southern California accusing him of cheating clients out of millions of dollars.

Jun 2, 2022

Michael Avenatti gets 4 years in prison for cheating Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for cheating client Stormy Daniels, the porn actor who catapulted him to fame, of hundreds of thousands of dollars in book proceeds.

May 24, 2022

State lawmaker facing fraud charges named in new lawsuit

A state lawmaker charged with fraud involving medical treatments has been sued by a patient over the care she prescribed for him to relieve back pain.

May 12, 2020

Virus unleashes wave of fraud in US amid fear and scarcity

A 39-year-old former investment manager in Georgia was already facing federal charges that he robbed hundreds of retirees of their savings through a Ponzi scheme when the rapid spread of COVID-19 presented an opportunity. Christopher A. Parris started pitching himself as a broker of surgical masks amid the nationwide scramble for protective equipment in those […]

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