Fraud and false statements

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. Shkreli was moved Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center in New York to the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 19, 2018 - 11:10 am
FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug was moved Tuesday to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. Martin Shkreli was sent from the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center in New York to the Federal Correctional...
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FILE - The Feb. 15, 2018 file photo shows a Porsche logo on a 2018 718 Cayman automobile on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. German police searched offices of Porsche on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)
April 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have carried out raids at 10 locations in southern Germany in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, over the company's diesel emissions scandal. Stuttgart prosecutors said Wednesday's raids, in the southern states of...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:09 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former University of Iowa wrestler has pleaded guilty to a federal computer fraud charge for manipulating the school's network so he could access its computers and change his and other students' grades for classes. The U.S. attorney's office says Trevor J. Graves pleaded...
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April 12, 2018 - 2:00 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal jury convicted a former Texas congressman on fraud and conspiracy charges Thursday for misusing charitable donations to pay for personal and political expenses. Steve Stockman, a Republican, was accused of conspiring with two staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of...
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In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo released by the U.S. Department of Defense, Hondura's President Juan Orlando Hernandez, left, listens to U.S. Marine Gen. John Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command, during Hernandez's official visit to the command's headquarters in Miami, Florida. From late 2012 to early 2016, Kelly forged close ties with Honduran military and security chiefs, even as colleagues elsewhere in the Obama administration raised concerns about links between drug trafficking and high-ranking officials in the Honduran government, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press and interviews with more than 20 former State Department, Defense Department, Drug Enforcement Agency and national security officials who worked closely with Kelly, as well as human rights activists, former Honduran officials and academics. (Juan Chiari/U.S. Department of Defense via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 11:04 am
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly came to Congress in March 2015 with some good news from Honduras, a country where good news is often hard to find. As leader of the U.S. military's Southern Command, he had been playing an important role in America's push to stop the flow of...
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April 10, 2018 - 10:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas and North Carolina State are the latest schools to be swept up in a bribery scandal involving college basketball. A rewritten indictment released Tuesday in New York alleges that an Adidas representative, who no longer works for the company, arranged for payments to parents...
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April 10, 2018 - 3:54 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated the first woman to be the full-time U.S. Attorney in South Carolina, picking a former prosecutor who took on the state's largest securities fraud case. Sherri Lydon, who now awaits Senate confirmation for the state's chief federal...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott talks to the media in his office after signing the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act at the Florida Capital in Tallahassee, Fla. Scott is running for the Senate against Sen. Bill Nelson. Scott will officially announce his campaign on Monday, April 9, in Orlando. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
April 09, 2018 - 8:42 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation. The Republican governor was expected to criticize "career politicians"...
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April 05, 2018 - 4:18 pm
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have filed more charges against a North Carolina woman accused in her autistic son's death in a fire. The State Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that 53-year-old Maria Deneane Kidd is charged with insurance fraud and insurance fraud application. Last month, Kidd...
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April 01, 2018 - 12:42 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A federal jury in New Jersey has found two former executives of a defunct South Carolina charter airline guilty of fraud for stealing millions of dollars in passenger money. Federal officials say in a news release that 73-year-old Judy Tull and 58-year-old Kay Ellison were...
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