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United States of America v. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Royal Bank of Scotland Agrees to Pay $4.9 Billion for Financial Crisis-Era Misconduct
Settlement Is Largest Penalty Imposed On A Single Entity By The Justice Department For Financial Crisis-Era Misconduct

The Justice Department announced a $4.9 billion settlement with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) resolving federal civil claims that RBS misled investors in th... More...
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United States of America v. Herve Erilus and Herve Erilus, LLC Middle District of Florida Federal Courthouse - Orlando, Florida

Orlando, FL - Federal Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparer and his Business From Preparing Tax Returns and Orders Them to Disgorge Ill-Gotten Gains

A federal court in Orlando, Florida entered a permanent injunction against Herve Erilus and Herve Erilus, LLC, barring them from preparing federal tax returns for others and owning or operating a tax preparation business. The court also ord... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. THOMAS E. KUBAT

On September 12, 2012, appellant was charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and rape in a 22 count indictment. Counts 1 through 11 were for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor (one count for each month between September of 2011 and July of 2012). Counts 12-22 were for rape (one count for each month between September of 2011 and July of 2012). The victim in all of the charges was a mino... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO -vs- PEDRO MONTALVO, JR.

The relevant procedural facts leading to this appeal are as follows. {¶4} The investigation into Appellant Pedro Montalvo began on October 3, 2014, when Detective Rick Steller was checking law enforcement software which had downloaded child pornography from a computer in Mount Vernon, Ohio. (T. at 134). Det. Steller is a member of the Grove City Police Department, assigned to the Franklin Cou... More...   $0 (08-14-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Hiteshkumar Patel Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Courthouse - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton, PA - South Abington Man Sentenced To Over 19 Years In Prison For Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

Hiteshkumar Patel, age 52, a resident of South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on August 9, 2018, by United States District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani to serve 234 months in prison on the charges of conspiracy and aggravated identity theft.

According to Un... More...
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Kristopher Kanable v. State of Indiana

On Friday, May 6, 2016, four men—Kanable, Xzavier Jordan, Brenton Hoppes, and Jason White—spent the day together, first in Kokomo and then in Lafayette. Jordan drove the men around in his white SUV. While together, the men concocted a plan to take property from a house while armed with a gun. Court of Appeals of Indiana | Memorandum Decision 18A-CR-195 | August 9, 2018 Page 3 of 17 ... More...   $0 (08-12-2018 - IN)

United States of America v. John William Cranney, a/k/a Jack Cranney District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Former Belmont Resident Sentenced for $6 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

A former Belmont resident was sentenced on August 9, 2018 in federal court in Boston in connection with a decade-long Ponzi-style investment scheme in which he defrauded 15 investors of over $6 million.

John William Cranney, a/k/a Jack Cranney, 77, of El Paso, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. Distr... More...
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United States of America v. Katrina Jones District of New Hampshire Federal Courthouse - Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH - Goffstown Woman Sentenced to 200 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking

Katrina Jones, 39, formerly of Goffstown, New Hampshire, was sentenced to 200 months in federal prison for drug trafficking offenses.

According to court documents and statements made in court, Jones and Dustin Moss led a drug distribution network in New Hampshire. Toget... More...
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Lara Carlson v. University of New England District of Maine Federal Courthouse - Bangor, Maine

The district court entered
summary judgment against Dr. Lara Carlson, a faculty member, on
her claim of retaliation under Title VII and the Maine Human Rights
Act (MHRA) against her employer, the University of New England
(UNE). Carlson alleges that, after she complained to UNE about
sexual harassment by her department chair and supervisor, Dr. Paul
Visich, the school retal... More...
   $0 (08-12-2018 - ME)

Property California SCJLW One Corporation v. Kris Leamy

Defendants Robin and Kris Leamy appeal from a final judgment entered in favor
of plaintiff Property California SCJLW One Corporation. The judgment was entered
based on an order granting plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment regarding a
settlement agreement (Agreement) involving attorney fees that contained a standard
general release. Defendants contend summary judgment was improp... More...
   $0 (08-12-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Erick Powell and Ahmad McCormick Northern District of Georgia Federal Courthouse - Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, GA - Owners/Operators of a job-staffing company sentenced to federal prison for wire fraud

Eric Powell and Ahmad McCormick, former owners and operators of National Vocation Group, who lured hundreds of job-seekers into paying for needless pre-employment certification training have been sentenced to federal prison for wire fraud.

“Powell and McCormick used their job-staf... More...
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Jimmy Wayne Cook v. The State of Texas

During a late-night delivery on December 30, 2015, delivery truck driver Cook,
complained to receiving dock worker Christopher Cowan about his ex-girlfriend, later identified
as Jessica. Cowan, who did not know Cook or Jessica, characterized the things Cook said about
Jessica as “horrible.” According to Cowan, Cook seemed particularly angry that Jessica was in a
new relations... More...
   $0 (08-10-2018 - TX)

STATE OF KANSAS v. CARLOS REYES and BIG MIKE'S BAIL BONDS

In June 2016, Reyes was charged with indecent liberties with a child and aggravated burglary. Bond was set at $100,000. Surety posted an appearance bond for Reyes, who then was released from custody. The bond guaranteed Reyes' appearance at the district court's direction. Reyes did not appear for his December 12, 2016 trial date, so the court ordered the forfeiture of Reyes' bond and issued a warr... More...   $0 (08-10-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Jean-Philippe Boursiquot and Roberton Boursiquot United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida - Miami, Florida Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Miami, FL - Federal Court Shuts Down South Florida Tax Return Preparers and Enters Monetary Judgments in Favor of the United States

Judge Robert N. Scola, Jr. permanently enjoined Jean-Philippe Boursiquot and Roberton Boursiquot from preparing federal income tax returns for others. The Court also entered judgments against Jean-Philippe Boursiquot and Roberton Boursiquot and in favor of th... More...
   $0 (08-10-2018 - FL)

Dagny Knutson v. Richard J. Foster

After a three-week trial, the jury found in favor of Dagny Knutson on her
fraudulent concealment and intentional breach of fiduciary duty claims against her former
attorney, Richard J. Foster, and awarded her economic and noneconomic damages. The
trial court granted Foster’s motion for a new trial on the grounds that Knutson did not
prove Foster’s conduct was the cause of Knutson’s... More...
   $0 (08-10-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Kingsley L. Ekpendu Western District of Kentucky Federal Courthouse - Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, KY - Nigerian Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Sweepstakes Scheme

Judge Sentences Nigerian National to 15 Months in Pris

United States District Court Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. sentenced Kingsley I. Ekpendu, a Nigerian national, to 15 months in prison yesterday for his participation in a sweepstakes scheme that resulted in over 50 victims sending him cash ... More...
   $0 (08-06-2018 - KY)

United States of America v. Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Midland, Texas

Midland, TX - Former Presidio County Commissioner Enters Guilty to Federal Bribery Related Charge

Former Presidio County Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez admitted to defrauding the citizens of Presidio County by taking bribes while in office in return for his support and vote on a County contract.

Appearing before United States District Judge David Counts, Herna... More...
   $0 (08-05-2018 - TX)

U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, L.L.C. Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Courthouse - Raleigh, North Carolina

Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale, LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC, d/b/a Big Sky International, appeal the district judge’s order granting a motion to reconsider a predecessor district judge’s order which had granted Defendants’ petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act. See 28 U.S.C. § 2679(b). The Westfall... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - NC)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ELIJAH IVERSON

The present prosecution had its origin in a 911 call made by Iverson from
13 his apartment in the Town of Tonawanda, New York. In the course of ensuing
14 interviews by officers of the Tonawanda Police Department ("TPD"), narcotics and
15 drug distribution paraphernalia were discovered in Iverson's apartment; pursuant to
1 a subsequent search warrant, a firearm, ammunition, and o... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - )

United States of America v. Mustak Y. Vaid Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Doctor Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Participating In $30 Million Scheme To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid

Mustak Y. Vaid, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield to 18 months in prison for his participation in a $30 million scheme to defraud Medicare and the New York State Medicaid Program. VAID falsely posed as the owner of a medical clinic, w... More...
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Excelled Sheepskin & Leather Coat Corp. v. Oregon Brewing Company Southern District of New York - New York, New York

11 In a trademark dispute over use of the brand‐name ROGUE on t‐shirts,
12 sweatshirts, hats and similar apparel, Defendant Oregon Brewing Company
13 (“OBC”) appeals from the grant of summary judgment in the United States
14 District Court for the Southern District of New York (George B. Daniels, J.) in
15 favor of Plaintiff Excelled Sheepskin & Leather Coat Corporation... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - NY)

Yvetter Vangorden v. Second Round, Limited Partnership Eastern District of New York Courthouse - Brooklyn, New York

Plaintiff consumer Yvette Vangorden sued defendant debt
collector Second Round, Limited Partnership (“Second Round”), for
violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C.
§ 1692 et seq., by sending her a letter representing that she still owed
money on a debt that she had settled five years earlier, and requesting
17‐2186‐cv
Vangorden v. Sec... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - NY)

Taryn Nishiki v. Danko Meredith, APC

When an employee resigns without notice, California law requires the employer to
pay all wages within 72 hours. (Lab. Code § 202, subd. (a)1
.) If the employer willfully
fails to do so, the employee’s wages continue as a penalty from that due date until the
wages are paid, for up to 30 days. (§ 203.) This case considers an award of these
“waiting time” penalties, as well as an ... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - CA)

United States of America v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Northern District of California Federal Courthouse - San Francisco Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

San Francisco, CA - Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $2.09 Billion Penalty for Allegedly Misrepresenting Quality of Loans Used in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Justice Department announced on August 1, 2018 that Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and several of its affiliates (Wells Fargo) will pay a civil penalty of $2.09 billion under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforceme... More...
   $0 (08-01-2018 - CA)

COMMONWEALTH vs. TAKII RASPBERRY

We recite the relevant facts as found by the motion judge, supplemented where necessary by uncontroverted police testimony, which the judge expressly credited in full. See Commonwealth v. Isaiah I., 448 Mass. 334, 337 (2007), S.C., 450 Mass. 818 (2008). None of the judge's subsidiary findings is challenged on appeal. In April, 2015, as part of a joint investigation with Federal authorities, th... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MA)

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