Conspiracy

December 09, 2017 - 5:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Seven Romanian nationals have pleaded guilty in federal court in connection with an ATM skimming scheme that operated throughout Massachusetts and several other states. The U.S. attorney's office in Boston says six of the defendants pleaded guilty Friday to racketeering conspiracy and...
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December 07, 2017 - 7:45 pm
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors say an Arizona man has been found guilty of conspiracy to defraud the government after using state prison inmates' information to get more than $580,000 in federal student aid money. Colorado United States Attorney Bob Troyer said Thursday that a jury convicted Tramell...
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November 27, 2017 - 8:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The former president of Colombia's soccer federation testified Monday that a sports marketing executive told him up to $15 million in bribe money was available for South American officials from Qatari interests ahead of the FIFA executive committee vote to decide the site of the...
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November 27, 2017 - 6:47 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The founder of a pharmaceutical company charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid pain medication has won his bid to remove his electronic monitoring bracelet. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal in Boston said Monday that prosecutors have...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N,J, speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., after the jury in his federal bribery trial failed to reach a verdict. Defense attorney Jonathan Cogan says he doesn't expect the Department of Justice to spend a long time determining whether to retry Menendez and his longtime friend Salomon Melgen. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 22, 2017 - 3:13 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The fact that the jury in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez couldn't reach a verdict and was apparently in favor of acquitting the Democrat and a wealthy friend supported the defense's theory that their friendship carried more weight than the criminal allegations, a defense...
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FILE - This Nov. 18, 2011 file photo shows the Oregon State Penitentiary, in Salem, Ore. An Oregon woman was sentenced to two years in federal prison in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, on a drug conspiracy charge after her inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss at the Oregon State Penitentiary after a prison visit in 2016. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP, File)
November 21, 2017 - 8:33 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge. Melissa Ann Blair and Anthony Powell shared a long kiss at the end of a visit last year at the Oregon State...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 file photo, Kuwait's Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) speaks at the European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Minsk, Belarus. Three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes were banned for life by the FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File)
November 21, 2017 - 9:28 am
GENEVA (AP) — Three soccer officials who pleaded guilty in American courts to accepting bribes were banned for life by the FIFA ethics committee on Tuesday. They include former FIFA audit committee member Richard Lai of Guam, who testified in federal court that the source of his bribe money was...
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November 20, 2017 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Payments to the head of Peruvian soccer were masked under the name "Fiat." Money for Paraguay's boss was listed as "Honda." Excel spreadsheets detailed the cloak-and-dagger recording system of money given to "Benz," ''VW," ''Toyota," ''Kia," and "Peugeot," among others, including a...
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November 20, 2017 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge postponed jury selection in the trial surrounding a conspiracy to help Iran evade economic sanctions after the star defendant, an international gold trader who had been trying to broker a diplomatic solution to the case, was a no-show Monday. The case against Reza Zarrab, a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017 file photo, Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor leaves U.S. District Court in Phoenix. He had been charged with leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it. Kapoor is scheduled for arraignment Thursday, Nov. 16, in federal court Boston. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
November 16, 2017 - 4:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication will fight the charges against him and believes he will be vindicated, his attorney said Thursday. John Kapoor, of Insys Therapeutics Inc., pleaded not...
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