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  • JPMorgan settles Madoff fraud claims for $1.7B

    NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase & Co., already beset by other costly legal woes, has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges accusing the bank of ignoring …


  • Britain finds horsemeat in school meals, hospitals

    LONDON (AP) — Tests have found horsemeat in school meals, hospital food and restaurant dishes in Britain, officials said Friday, as the scandal over adulterated meat spread beyond frozen supermarket …


  • Owner of Rivera plane being investigated by DEA

    PHOENIX (AP) — The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Latin music star Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the …


  • Owner of Rivera plane being investigated by DEA

    PHOENIX (AP) — The company that owns a luxury jet that crashed and killed Mexican pop superstar Jenni Rivera is under investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the …


  • Doctor gets 20 years in Miss. cancer center fraud

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday sentenced a doctor to 20 years in prison and ordered her to repay nearly $8.2 million for fraud at a former …


  • NYC settles suit by abused foster kids for $9.7M

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will pay $9.7 million to settle a lawsuit by 10 disabled people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were …


  • Ex-Nat’l Lampoon CEO to be sentenced in fraud case

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former chief executive of National Lampoon and two co-conspirators faced possible life sentences Friday after being convicted of swindling investors out of about $200 million. U.S. …


  • Ex-treasurer to Dem politicians faces sentencing

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former campaign treasurer who defrauded dozens of California Democratic politicians of at least $7 million was incapable of managing her business, often letting candidates’ bills …


  • Ex-comptroller pleads guilty in $53 million scam

    ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A longtime bookkeeper pleaded guilty Wednesday to allegations she embezzled more than $50 million from a small city in Illinois to fund a lavish lifestyle that …


  • Hearing set for Calif. man behind anti-Muslim film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors could provide more details Wednesday about the California man behind an anti-Muslim film that roiled the Middle East in a case where he’s accused of …


  • NYer accused of defrauding Broadway show ‘Rebecca’

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former stock broker was arrested early Monday on charges he directed an elaborate fraud on Broadway starring fictitious investors — a scheme that doomed the …


  • Ind. doctor nabbed in Italy gets 7 years in prison

    HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana surgeon arrested on a snowy Italian mountainside after five years on the run was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for billing …


  • Ind. doc who spent 5 years on lam to be sentenced

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana surgeon who was arrested in Italy after five years on the run is due to be sentenced Friday for billing insurers and …


  • Judge to sentence Ind. doctor who hid for 5 years

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to decide how long a former Indiana surgeon captured in Italy after five years on the run will spend in …


  • Calif. man behind film denies probation violations

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California man behind the anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East denied Wednesday that he violated terms of his probation for a 2010 …


  • Madoff fraud’s last days recounted in NYC document

    NEW YORK (AP) — In December 2008, two of Bernard Madoff’s most loyal employees met on a Manhattan street corner and fretted over a closely held secret that the rest …


  • Texas test scandal ex-school chief gets 3.5 years

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge sentenced the former superintendent of El Paso Independent School District to more than three years in prison Friday for his participation in …


  • Broadway producer says he was fraud victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — The psychological thriller “Rebecca” was a hit for author Daphne du Maurier and filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock. Leave it to Broadway to one-up the master of suspense. …


  • Broadway producer says he was fraud victim

    NEW YORK (AP) — A producer who had hoped to bring the psychological thriller “Rebecca” to Broadway as a musical now believes the troubled show was the victim of a …


  • Report: Some dietary supplements illegally labeled

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended type of scientific evidence to back up their …


  • Suspect in Guatemala killings extradited to US

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Guatemalan soldier accused of taking part in a massacre during that country’s civil war more than a quarter century ago has been extradited to …


  • Feds ID California man’s role in anti-Islam film

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have identified a southern California man once convicted of financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim film that ignited mob violence against U.S. …


  • APNewsBreak: US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have identified a Coptic Christian in southern California who is on probation after his conviction for financial crimes as the key figure behind the anti-Muslim …


  • California man confirms role in anti-Islam film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The anti-Muslim film implicated in mob protests against U.S. diplomatic missions in the Mideast received logistical help from a man once convicted of financial crimes and …


  • Lawyers: Iowa CEO to plead guilty to $200M fraud

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa brokerage has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in which he admits to carrying out a $200 million fraud …


  • Prosecutor: CEO in Iowa fraud case admits to fraud

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa brokerage has signed a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in which he admits to carrying out a $200 million fraud …


  • Millions in SF health fees don’t go to workers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Restaurants and other businesses in this food-loving tourist mecca collected almost $14 million dollars in extra fees last year from their patrons, as they sought to …


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