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The federal government on Friday recommended that a former employee of an Illinois court clerk's office serve a 15-month prison sentence for lying under oath about allegations of pay-to-play hiring.
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An Illinois federal judge has refused to allow the federal government to force anyone present at the premises linked to a child pornography probe to provide fingerprints to unlock iPhones or other Apple devices that investigators may turn up, ruling the lack of specifics doomed the sweeping request.
A New York federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a fuel company employee who pled guilty to conspiring to commit a $30 million bank fraud to time served, backing off her stated intention to have him serve 90 days in a halfway house because he might meet bad people in there.
A New Zealand court on Monday ruled that Megaupload Ltd. founder and accused online piracy kingpin Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the U.S., saying while Dotcom's alleged copyright offenses don't warrant removal to the U.S., he can still be extradited for fraud.