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Tens of thousands of inmates in California's jails and prisons have fraudulently claimed more than $1 billion in unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive scheme that a coalition of district attorneys on Tuesday said may be the biggest fraud of taxpayer dollars in Golden State history.
The California county of San Bernardino will pay Colonies Partners LP $65 million to end the development firm's federal court suit accusing the county of the retaliatory investigation and malicious prosecution of a co-managing partner at the firm, the parties announced Tuesday.
A member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Tuesday the agency's long-awaited report on April's historic oil futures crash failed to provide a "meaningful understanding" of what caused prices to plunge into negative territory.
Oklahoma's highest state court on Tuesday suspended for over two years a Kansas personal injury lawyer who pled guilty last year to knowing about cyberattacks waged on his behalf against Leagle.com and others.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP announced Tuesday that former U.S. Attorney Joshua J. Minkler has joined its firm as a partner.