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An investor in a bankrupt Illinois information technology company agreed on Thursday to pay the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission $450,000 after he allegedly aided former top company executives in a fraud scheme to embezzle $4.1 million.
A federal jury has convicted a former Balch & Bingham environmental partner and a coal company executive of bribing an Alabama legislator for his help in dodging cleanup liability with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, prosecutors announced Friday evening.
The Second Circuit said Friday that a Jamaican immigrant convicted of a New York state marijuana charge should not be classified as an aggravated felon under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, whose trial on a dozen charges of bank and tax fraud is scheduled to begin in Virginia federal court Wednesday, has aggressively pushed back against the Office of Special Counsel’s allegations since his indictment, and experts told Law360 they expect him to use every legal tool he can to keep evidence away from jurors and cast doubt on the evidence put before them.
A California federal judge said Friday he won’t reconsider a decision allowing the government to revoke a Mexico native’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status amid suspicions he smuggled humans, finding federal authorities were in line with enforcement policies when they made the determination.