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The driver of a tractor trailer in which 10 unauthorized immigrants died after being locked inside in extreme heat was indicted by a federal grand jury in Texas on charges he was involved in a for-profit human smuggling operation, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
A former executive at Virginia Commerce Bank and Fulton Bank pled guilty Thursday in Virginia federal court to fraud and identity theft charges after he allegedly caused $3 million in losses by facilitating the fraudulent issuance of loans, among other acts.
A finance employee of a Miami-based onboard retailer for cruise ships owned by LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE was slapped with criminal charges in Florida federal court on Wednesday, accusing her of a fraud scheme to steal more than $2.6 million from her company.
The owner of a now-defunct for-profit college convicted of stealing government funds through falsified loan and grant applications asked a Florida federal court Thursday to pause a $1.9 million forfeiture order while he appeals his case, arguing that he was denied due process and has strong arguments on appeal.
A New York federal judge has stayed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s $43 million insider trading case against prominent sports gambler Billy Walters involving Dean Foods, agreeing that it is better to wait until after a ruling is handed down concerning financial penalties in his criminal proceeding.