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Skilling conviction upheld; court orders resentencing

By Jef Feeley and Thom Weidlich A U.S. appeals court upheld the conviction of former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling for spearheading the fraud that destroyed the world’s largest energy trader, while finding defects in his sentence. A ...

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Students sue Sanford Brown for fraud

A lawsuit has been filed against Sanford Brown College, alleging that the institution fraudulently misrepresented its educational offerings. The five-plaintiff lawsuit is the second one filed in St. Louis County, but additional multiparty suits against the college and its parent ...

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Jury awards $2.3M to ex-Easy Returns owners

The former owners of a St. Charles pharmaceutical returns business sold after a federal Drug Enforcement Administration investigation have won a $2.3 million jury verdict against the buyer. A St. Charles County jury on Dec. 12 sided with brothers David ...

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Betonsports founder seeks release from pretrial detention

Betonsports founder Gary Kaplan is looking for a Get Out of Jail Free card from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals – at least until he can be tried on federal racketeering, conspiracy and fraud charges. On Tuesday, Kaplan ...

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