Fraud and false statements

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach addresses the crowd during a fundraiser for his campaign for governor featuring Donald Trump Jr., in Overland Park, Kan. Kobach, the former vice chairman of the Trump voter fraud commission, said previously that he planned to advise Homeland Security on the commission’s work. In mid-January 2018, he said he has not had any communication with the department but remains in contact with the White House. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
January 21, 2018 - 8:20 am
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it appear to have stalled. He transferred the work of the commission investigating his claim to the...
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Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla struggle with military police for possession of a giant Honduran flag at the Policarpo Paz Garcia neighborhood of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and are protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
January 20, 2018 - 11:30 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Clashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved into to break up the barricades. Police say four officers were injured Saturday, one seriously. At least...
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January 17, 2018 - 9:37 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The former bassist of the rock band The Ataris awaits arraignment after he and a woman were indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges. Michael Sean Davenport was arrested last month at a Little Rock, Arkansas, airport on a warrant issued by a southern Illinois...
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In this Aug. 11, 2016 photo, Mickey Munday talks to a reporter in Love Park in North Miami, Fla. Federal prosecutors want to use the past of Munday, a pilot from Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era against him during an upcoming trial on charges of participating in an auto fraud ring. Court documents filed ahead of a Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, hearing claim Munday has openly bragged about his past in interviews, social media posts and in the documentary "Cocaine Cowboys." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
January 17, 2018 - 12:03 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key role in an auto fraud ring that stole at least 150 cars using a fake paper trail. A federal jury found Mickey Munday, 72, guilty of...
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January 13, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner says he and his family are victims of fraud and extortion, and he is seeking protection through a lawsuit filed in Arizona. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported Saturday Pastner filed a civil lawsuit against former Georgia Tech booster Ron...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2013 file photo, Parisians and tourists wander in front of an Apple store in Paris. A French prosecutor office said Tuesday Jan.9, 2018 an investigation into Apple over alleged planned obsolescence of some of its smartphones has been opened. It follows a legal complaint filed in December by pro-consumer group Halte a l'obsolescence programmee (Stop Planned Obsolescence). Under a 2015 law, it is banned to intentionally shorten lifespan of a product in order to incite customers replace it. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
January 09, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — French authorities have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its iPhones, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday. The preliminary probe was opened last week over alleged "deception and planned obsolescence" of some Apple...
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In this photo taken on Dec. 23, 2017, Real Madrid's Luka Modric sits on the pitch after falling during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court in a tax fraud case in Madrid on Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018, accused of defrauding tax authorities of 870,728 euros (about 1 million dollars) in 2013 and 2014. Local newspaper El Mundo said Modric has already paid nearly 1 million (1.2 million dollars) to tax authorities to try to reach a settlement. (AP Photo/Paul White)
January 09, 2018 - 9:03 am
MADRID (AP) — Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has appeared in court in a tax fraud case in Madrid. Officials said Tuesday Modric was in court for about 10 minutes along with his wife and lawyer. The player's wife, Vadja, is also being accused of tax irregularities. Spanish prosecutors have accused...
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FILE- In this Dec. 15, 2017 courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Mehmet Atilla, right, testifies during his trial on corruption charges in New York. The Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions has been convicted Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, by a jury in New York, after a trial that sowed distrust between the two nations. He was convicted of four conspiracy counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States, plus one bank fraud count. He was acquitted of a money laundering charge. (Elizabeth Williams via AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 6:59 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Thursday slammed the conviction in New York of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade sanctions as a "legal disgrace." A day after Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a 47-year-old deputy general manager of state-run Halkbank was found guilty of five counts including bank...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, responds to reporters asking questions as he leaves the White House in Washington. Trump has signed an executive order disbanding his voter fraud commission. The White House in a statement blamed the decision on numerous states that have refused to provide voter information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 04, 2018 - 6:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is disbanding his controversial voter fraud commission amid infighting, lawsuits and state officials' refusal to cooperate. On Twitter early Thursday he said states that wouldn't cooperate must know they have people voting illegally. Trump convened the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, responds to reporters asking questions as he leaves the White House in Washington. Trump has signed an executive order disbanding his voter fraud commission. The White House in a statement blamed the decision on numerous states that have refused to provide voter information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 04, 2018 - 6:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump disbanding his voter fraud commission (all times local): 6:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says states that refused to cooperate with his voter fraud commission know that there were people in those states that voted illegally. "Many mostly...
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