Stories tagged: racketeering
Wed., April 6, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Racketeering suit filed against Snyder in Flint water crisis
Hundreds of residents of Flint, Michigan, have filed a racketeering lawsuit targeting Gov. Rick Snyder and other state and local officials over lead contamination of the city’s drinking water.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013, 7:46 a.m.
‘Whitey’ Bulger sentenced to life in prison
BOSTON — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s and ‘80s, bringing to a …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 12, 2013, 11:13 a.m.
Whitey Bulger guilty of racketeering, conspiracy
BOSTON — Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy.
Tue., Nov. 27, 2012, 2:35 p.m.
Judge orders tobacco companies to say they lied
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered tobacco companies to publish corrective statements that say they lied about the dangers of smoking and that disclose smoking’s health effects, …
Mon., Oct. 15, 2012, 10:07 a.m.
Big tobacco says corrective statements go too far
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to reject the government’s proposed industry-financed corrective statements, calling them “forced public confessions.” The Justice Department countered that the statements …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2012, 7:37 a.m.
Corruption trial opens for former Detroit mayor
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick repeatedly stuffed his bank account and paid off credit cards with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, the illegal fruit of …
Mon., April 23, 2007
Pleas bring cigarette smuggling case to end
Federal prosecutors are wrapping up – without going to trial – an investigation of eight people accused of smuggling millions of dollars worth of cigarettes from North Idaho to tribal …