A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday handed down a 30-month sentence to a former employee of two customer relationship management agencies that purchase direct mail advertising services for running a kickback scheme that netted him roughly $1.8 million.
Rod Blagojevich on Thursday renewed his push for notes from an FBI interview of President Barack Obama conducted during the agency’s investigation of the former Illinois governor, this time seeking to find out whether the president reported Blagojevich's alleged shakedown attempt.
New York hedge fund manager Lloyd Barriger is facing securities and mail fraud charges for allegedly lying to investors about the financial health of commercial real estate holdings, according to an indictment made public Friday.
The 71-year-old former chairman of Keystone Equities Group received a three-month prison sentence Thursday in New York for trading on inside information from a former Ernst & Young LLP partner about impending acquisitions.
Prosecutors on Monday asked an Illinois federal court to impose a one-year sentence on an Afghan contractor who admitted last week to a $27,000 bribery conspiracy involving officers at the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
A Michigan federal grand jury indicted five U.S. Postal Service supervisors Wednesday for steering $13 million in maintenance contracts to a company in exchange for thousands of dollars in bribes and other inducements, including erectile dysfunction drugs and a “high-performance” Ford Pinto.
The Seventh Circuit on Thursday ruled that a U.S. writ of garnishment on a Medicare and Medicaid fraudster's interest in a Georgia business venture could not stamp out third-party interests recognized by state law.
The Senate Ethics Committee recommended on Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice reopen its investigation into former Sen. John Ensign, accusing the Nevada Republican of violating lobbying and campaign finance laws in connection to an extramarital affair with an aide's wife.
A New York federal judge ruled Thursday that prosecutors can use phone call recordings made by a hedge fund analyst as evidence in an insider trading case against former Primary Global Research LLC consultant Winifred Jiau.
UniCredit SpA redoubled its efforts Tuesday to transfer a $60 billion New York lawsuit brought by the trustee for Bernard Madoff victims against the Italian bank and a slew of other foreign defendants from federal bankruptcy court to district court.
Larry P. Langford, the jailed former Birmingham mayor whose criminal fraud and bribery conviction is on appeal, asked an Alabama federal judge Thursday not to be ordered to testify in a civil case against two ex-J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. directors.
Prosecutors reportedly were seeking about $1 billion from Johnson & Johnson on Thursday to settle a federal criminal investigation into the company's off-label promotion of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
A federal judge on Wednesday removed an assistant U.S. attorney from the case against the son of disgraced anti-tobacco attorney Richard Scruggs after determining that the Mississippi prosecutor withheld information when negotiating the son's guilty plea in a judicial bribery scandal.
Former Virginia legislator Phillip A. Hamilton was convicted Wednesday of bribery and extortion for allegedly trading state money for a job at Old Dominion University.
The trustee overseeing the liquidation of imprisoned attorney Marc S. Dreier's former firm struck a $1.5 million settlement in New York bankruptcy court Thursday, ending an adversary proceeding with Federal Insurance Co.
A federal jury in Kentucky returned guilty verdicts Wednesday against two men accused of operating fraudulent oil and gas investment schemes through Mid-America Energy Inc. and Global Energy Group that targeted senior citizens.
A New York federal judge on Wednesday put a criminal case accusing three of the biggest online poker companies of defrauding banks in order to process billions of dollars in payments on schedule for a trial in March 2012.
A federal jury's resounding guilty verdict Monday against Lindsey Manufacturing Co., two executives and an intermediary in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case sent a strong warning signal, but it's still too early to tell whether the convictions will have a deeper impact, experts say.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday was ordered to turn over tapes of conversations recorded during a criminal investigation into packaged ice makers' alleged anti-competitive conduct in a Michigan multidistrict litigation brought by direct purchasers.
A retired U.S. Army major pled guilty Wednesday in Texas federal court to accepting a bribe, admitting to taking $400,000 in exchange for awarding a contract to provide bottled water to U.S. troops in Iraq.