A former Terra Telecommunications Corp. president fought back Thursday against prosecutors' plans to introduce new evidence regarding alleged mortgage and bankruptcy frauds at his upcoming Florida trial over charges that he took part in a government bribery scheme in Haiti.
An Indiana federal judge on Thursday allowed prosecutors to put a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit against the CEO of National Lampoon Inc. on hold in order to let criminal charges in a $230 million securities fraud case play out.
A West Virginia federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges that a former Massey Energy Co. security chief lied to investigators after the April 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners at the Upper Big Branch Mine.
Federal prosecutors asked a federal judge Tuesday to haul former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich back into court to be admonished for failing to produce paperwork required to keep him out of prison while he awaits sentencing on corruption convictions.
Three former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and two foreign contractors have been charged with defrauding the U.S. government of more than $50 million through a bribe and kickback scheme for Iraq construction contracts, New Jersey's U.S. attorney said Thursday.
An interior designer was sentenced to 18 months in prison Wednesday in Washington for lying to the federal government in order to get and keep a $1.3 million contract to renovate an Immigration and Customs Enforcement building.
Former Kirkland & Ellis LLP bankruptcy partner Theodore L. Freedman pled not guilty on Thursday in New York federal court to charges that he falsified tax returns in an effort to avoid paying the government $1 million.
A former Federal Trade Commission supply clerk was sentenced Wednesday in Washington federal court to 18 months in prison for stealing more than $217,000 worth of computers, DVD players and TVs from the agency and selling them out of his home.
Winifred Jiau, a former Primary Global Research LLC consultant convicted of securities fraud, asked a New York federal court Wednesday for an acquittal on charges she sold tips about technology company earnings to hedge fund managers, saying the jury relied on speculation.
Prosecutors in the New York federal trial of Sky Capital LLC founder Ross Mandell showed evidence Wednesday that the alleged investment fraudster lived lavishly on his company's dime, letting his business pick up the tab for a Mercedes Benz, corporate jet flights and $1.5 million in hotel and strip club bills.
BAE Systems Inc. subsidiary Armor Holdings Inc. agreed Wednesday to pay $16 million to resolve criminal and civil allegations in Washington federal court that the company used bribes to win contracts to supply body armor for United Nations peacekeeping missions.
The Eighth Circuit on Wednesday said a Nebraska federal court should have allowed a man convicted of securities fraud to assert he had no knowledge of the rule he was accused of breaking, and should focus on whether he can prove this claim.
A former executive of a Chinese industrial coatings company who allegedly helped export paint to a Pakistani nuclear power plant without U.S. approval was ordered to remain in detention Wednesday while federal prosecutors in Washington challenge a ruling that would have released her on bail.
Prosecutors indicted Cinergy Telecommunications Inc., two former company executives and an ex-Haitian government official as additional defendants Tuesday in an ongoing Florida criminal case over an alleged bribery scheme at Haiti's state-owned telecommunications company.
Three Miami residents pled guilty Wednesday to health care fraud and conspiracy charges in a kickback scheme that defrauded Medicare of more than $200 million, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
A former Nasdaq executive who pled guilty in May to fraud charges stemming from a $640,000 insider trading scheme agreed in New York federal court on Wednesday to settle a related civil case brought by U.S. securities regulators.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Friday that former K&L Gates LLP white collar partner Beth L. Golden had joined the bank as general counsel of consumer practices and retail operations.
Two groups of clients of The 1031 Tax Group LLC on Tuesday lost their bid for class certification in a consolidated suit in California over the $126 million Ponzi scheme that pushed the exchange firm into bankruptcy.
Former Wall Street analyst Danielle Chiesi, who pled guilty to swapping inside tips with Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam and others, has agreed to pay more than $500,000 to settle related civil charges, according to an order filed Tuesday in New York federal court.
A former Seattle Genetics employee's brother pled guilty Tuesday in Washington to securities fraud in a case accusing him of using information from his brother about a new drug to purchase shares and stock options before the development was announced to the public.