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Boston Globe
Woburn woman sentenced to prison for investment fraudyears in prison Wednesday for defrauding clients of more than $1.3 million. Ro
Woburn woman sentenced to prison for investment fraud
Boston Globe / Posted 8 hours ago
years in prison Wednesday for defrauding clients of more than $1.3 million. Rosalind Herman, 61, was also ordered by a US District Court judge to pay more than $1.8 million in restitution and received three years of supervised release. She had... Read more
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The Irish Times
Facebook profits beat estimates as ad revenue surgesrecords, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an
Facebook profits beat estimates as ad revenue surges
The Irish Times / Posted 18 hours ago
records, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an amended petition filed on Monday at the US district court for the northern district of California. The company declined to immediately comment. The IRS began... Read more
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The Irish Times
US court finds Irish developer in contempt over insurance claimcivil war in the 1990s. Commercial property owner AJA claimed against an insura
US court finds Irish developer in contempt over insurance claim
The Irish Times / Posted 18 hours ago
civil war in the 1990s. Commercial property owner AJA claimed against an insurance cover it had with Cigna, but in 1995 the US district court ruled that the policy excluded damage caused by war. The US supreme court upheld this. AJA then went to a... Read more
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The Register
Qualcomm STEMs gender lawsuit with US$19.5 millionfront of a judge, the hearing will only need to rubber-stamp the settlement. Th
Qualcomm STEMs gender lawsuit with US$19.5 million
The Register / Posted 22 hours ago
front of a judge, the hearing will only need to rubber-stamp the settlement. That will happen at an unspecified date in the US District Court in Southern California. As well as the $19.5 million settlement, Qualcomm agreed to make sure women in its... Read more
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News.com.au
Man uses lotto win to set up meth labsaid Tuesday. Music, who won the lump sum in a local scratch-off lottery game
Man uses lotto win to set up meth lab
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
said Tuesday. Music, who won the lump sum in a local scratch-off lottery game in February 2015, pleaded guilty in US District Court to the federal drug trafficking and gun charges last week, reports the New York Post. Investigators... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Lotto winner uses $3 million for meth ringsaid Tuesday. Music, who won the lump sum in a local scratch-off lottery game
Lotto winner uses $3 million for meth ring
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
said Tuesday. Music, who won the lump sum in a local scratch-off lottery game in February 2015, pleaded guilty in US District Court to the federal drug trafficking and gun charges last week, reports the New York Post. Investigators... Read more
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The Irish Times
Facebook profits exceed estimates as advertising revenue surgesrecords, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an
Facebook profits exceed estimates as advertising revenue surges
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
records, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an amended petition filed on Monday at the US district court for the northern district of California. The company declined to immediately comment. The IRS began... Read more
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Boston Globe
John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Reagan, will be releasedwill be allowed to leave a government psychiatric hospital, a federal judge rul
John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Reagan, will be released
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
will be allowed to leave a government psychiatric hospital, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Judge Paul L. Friedman of the US District Court for the District of Columbia wrote that Hinckley no longer poses a danger to himself or others. The release... Read more
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The Irish Times
Facebook fails to show up for seventh tax summons from IRSrecords, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an
Facebook fails to show up for seventh tax summons from IRS
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
records, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an amended petition filed on Monday at the US district court for the northern district of California. These include a request to show up at an IRS office in San Jose on... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley to be releasedJohn Hinckley Jr. arrives at US District Court in Washington in November 18, 20
Would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley to be released
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
John Hinckley Jr. arrives at US District Court in Washington in November 18, 2003 file photo. Photo / File The man who shot US President Ronald Reagan in an attempted assassination will be allowed to leave a psychiatric facility and live fulltime... Read more
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iol.co.za
Facebook ditches tax hearingbooks, records, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said
Facebook ditches tax hearing
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
books, records, papers and other data demanded in seven summonses, the IRS said in an amended petition filed Monday at the US District Court for the Northern District of California. These include a request to show up at an IRS office in San Jose on... Read more
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News.com.au
This man is being unleashed on the worldhe would one day live outside a mental hospital. John Hinckley Jr, last man to
This man is being unleashed on the world
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
he would one day live outside a mental hospital. John Hinckley Jr, last man to shoot an American president, arrives at US District Court in Washington, 2013. Picture: AP/Evan VucciSource:AP Insane ... USA gunman John Hinckley Jr. who was been... Read more
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New York Post
Lottery winner used $3M prize to fund meth ring, feds sayofficials said Tuesday. Music, who won the lump sum in a local scratch-off lot
Lottery winner used $3M prize to fund meth ring, feds say
New York Post / Posted yesterday
officials said Tuesday. Music, who won the lump sum in a local scratch-off lottery game in Feb. 2015, pleaded guilty in US District Court to the federal drug trafficking and gun charges last week. Investigators revealed that after he hit it... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Reagan's would-be assassin to be freed after 35 yearsIn this 2003 file photo, John Hinckley jnr, arrives at US District Court in Was
Reagan's would-be assassin to be freed after 35 years
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
In this 2003 file photo, John Hinckley jnr, arrives at US District Court in Washington. (Evan Vucci, AP File) Washington - The man who attempted to assassinate US president Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Reagan shooter released from mental hospitala jury found him mentally unstable. Hinckley, age 48, appeared 02 September 200
Reagan shooter released from mental hospital
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
a jury found him mentally unstable. Hinckley, age 48, appeared 02 September 2003 at federal court in Washington, DC to ask US District Court Judge Paul L. Friedman to allow him to have unsupervised visits with his parents away from St. Elizabeths... Read more
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Automotive Business Review
US judge grants preliminary approval to Volkswagen emissions settlement A senior US District Court judge for the Northern District of California has
US judge grants preliminary approval to Volkswagen emissions settlement
Automotive Business Review / Posted yesterday
A senior US District Court judge for the Northern District of California has granted preliminary approval to a $15bn settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Qualcomm pays $19.5m to settle gender discrimination lawsuitfederal court in California, according to Sanford Heisler, the legal firm repre
Qualcomm pays $19.5m to settle gender discrimination lawsuit
techcentral.ie / Posted yesterday
federal court in California, according to Sanford Heisler, the legal firm representing the women.The complaint filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of California alleges that in Qualcomm’s US operations, women in science,... Read more
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The Register
VW's first US settlement nearly settledwon't completely clear the decks in America, however: the arrangement that got
VW's first US settlement nearly settled
The Register / Posted yesterday
won't completely clear the decks in America, however: the arrangement that got the all-clear from San Francisco US District Court judge Charles Breyer only covers the 2.0 litre engines in VW and Audi vehicles. The company will still... Read more
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Boston Globe
Illinois firm accuses MBTA of not paying for locomotive workcompany says it completed about $421,694 worth of maintenance work on the locom
Illinois firm accuses MBTA of not paying for locomotive work
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
company says it completed about $421,694 worth of maintenance work on the locomotives, according to the lawsuit filed in US District Court on Tuesday. Rail World later offered to reduced the bill to $400,327, but the T paid only $189,435 to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cambridge man sentenced for possession of gun used to kill Sean Collierthe Tsarnaev brothers to kill MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, the US Attorney
Cambridge man sentenced for possession of gun used to kill Sean Collier
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
the Tsarnaev brothers to kill MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, the US Attorney said. Merhawi Berhe, 22, was sentenced in US District Court in Boston to six months in prison with two years of supervised release. In March 2016, Berhe pleaded guilty... Read more
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DW
VW settlement gets OK from US court |Judge Charles Breyer, a senior US District Court judge for the Northern Distric
VW settlement gets OK from US court |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Judge Charles Breyer, a senior US District Court judge for the Northern District of California, issued a preliminary ruling on Thursday in San Francisco that the $14.7 billion (13.4 billion euro) settlement proposed by Volkswagen Group to settle... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Volkswagen emissions scandal settlement deal clears key hurdle in USan option for owners to have the carmaker buy back their vehicles. Lawyers for
Volkswagen emissions scandal settlement deal clears key hurdle in US
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
an option for owners to have the carmaker buy back their vehicles. Lawyers for Volkswagen owners sought approval from US District Court Judge Charles Breyer, who is overseeing consumer lawsuits and government allegations that the company's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Feds charge Wilmington man with threatening to burn Boston mosqueposted the same image on the Facebook page of the Islamic Society of Northeaste
Feds charge Wilmington man with threatening to burn Boston mosque
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
posted the same image on the Facebook page of the Islamic Society of Northeastern University. He is expected to appear in US District Court Tuesday on allegations of making a threat over Facebook to injure or intimidate another individual or to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlementscandal faces a critical test, as a federal judge in San Francisco decides whet
Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
scandal faces a critical test, as a federal judge in San Francisco decides whether to grant its preliminary approval. US District Court Judge Charles Breyer is scheduled to consider the settlement at a hearing on Tuesday. He appears inclined... Read more
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International Business Times
Beyonce files legal papers denying Lemonade plagiarism Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia Recording Corporation, infringed on his c
Beyonce files legal papers denying Lemonade plagiarism
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia Recording Corporation, infringed on his copyright. The lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Manhattan, points to nine instances – about 39 seconds of the 65-second trailer – that Fulks says are... Read more
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The Register
IT boss 'set up fake companies to charge his employers $2.4m'a Dallas-based firm that develops credit-monitoring apps. According to the ind
IT boss 'set up fake companies to charge his employers $2.4m'
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
a Dallas-based firm that develops credit-monitoring apps. According to the indictment [PDF] filed to the Northern Texas US District Court, Chang created a number of bogus IT service and supply companies, then placed fake orders to siphon money... Read more
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Business Wire
Gomez Trial Attorneys File Taxotere® Chemotherapy Drug Lawsuitlawsuits in a Southern California federal court yesterday on behalf of a woman
Gomez Trial Attorneys File Taxotere® Chemotherapy Drug Lawsuit
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
lawsuits in a Southern California federal court yesterday on behalf of a woman who is suffering from its permanent effects (US District Court – Southern District of California Case No. 16CV1861). The lawsuit alleges that the drug’s manufacturer,... Read more
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International Business Times
HSBC heavy hitter Mark Johnson could trade his Art Deco Manhattan apartment for a prison cell largest and most sophisticated institutions, responsible for their crimes." Ac
HSBC heavy hitter Mark Johnson could trade his Art Deco Manhattan apartment for a prison cell
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
largest and most sophisticated institutions, responsible for their crimes." According to the complaint filed at the US District Court in New York, Johnson and Scott are accused of "using information provided in confidence to HSBC by the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to knowAnthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals w
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals was roughly $91 billion. The suits, filed in US District Court in Washington, DC, said that the mergers would be anticompetitive. "If the big five were to become the big... Read more
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Connecticut Post
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to knowAnthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals w
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals was roughly $91 billion. The suits, filed in US District Court in Washington, DC, said that the mergers would be anticompetitive. "If the big five were to become the big... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to knowAnthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals w
STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals was roughly $91 billion. The suits, filed in US District Court in Washington, DC, said that the mergers would be anticompetitive. "If the big five were to become the big... Read more
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Business Insider
The government is suing to stop two colossal health insurance mergersAnthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals w
The government is suing to stop two colossal health insurance mergers
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Anthem and Cigna as well as Aetna and Humana. The combined value of the deals was roughly $91 billion. The suits, filed in US District Court in Washington, DC, said that the mergers would not be in the best interest of consumers and would be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jury awards $3.5M in libel suit that involved allegations of sex, lies, and vanityconferences to besmirch her reputation. Saudi Arabian scientist Hayat Sindi so
Jury awards $3.5M in libel suit that involved allegations of sex, lies, and vanity
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
conferences to besmirch her reputation. Saudi Arabian scientist Hayat Sindi sobbed when the jury announced its verdict in US District Court, said her lawyer David H. Rich. “We’re thrilled and relieved,” Rich said in a telephone interview. “All... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
A Matter of Trustfrom the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and that he should be allowed to s
A Matter of Trust
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease and that he should be allowed to serve his six-month sentence at home. US District Court Judge Percy Anderson, however, said a six-month sentence “would not address the gross abuse of the public’s... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How did the US Government bring down KickAss Torrents?work and top-of-the-line digital forensics. Mr Der-Yeghiayan laid out his evid
How did the US Government bring down KickAss Torrents?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
work and top-of-the-line digital forensics. Mr Der-Yeghiayan laid out his evidence in the criminal complaint, filed to the US District Court of Illinois. Here is how he tied Artem Vaulin to KAT:Follow the (advertising) money KAT sold adverts... Read more
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International Business Times
Australian rugby player Michael Quinn pleads guilty to US child sex charge Australian rugby union player Michael Quinn has admitted in a US district court
Australian rugby player Michael Quinn pleads guilty to US child sex charge
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Australian rugby union player Michael Quinn has admitted in a US district court on Wednesday (20 July) to travelling to Los Angeles where he engaged himself in an illicit sexual conduct with a six-year-old boy. The 33-year-old, also a scientist at a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Senior HSBC executive arrested on wire fraud conspiracy charges Mark Johnson leaves US District Court in Brooklyn (AP) HSBC's head of global
Senior HSBC executive arrested on wire fraud conspiracy charges
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Mark Johnson leaves US District Court in Brooklyn (AP) HSBC's head of global foreign exchange cash trading has been arrested and charged in the US for allegedly conspiring to commit... Read more
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Computer World Australia
US takes down pirate site targeted by Australian music industryoperator, Ukrainian Artem Vaulin, had been arrested in Poland. The US governme
US takes down pirate site targeted by Australian music industry
Computer World Australia / Posted 7 days ago
operator, Ukrainian Artem Vaulin, had been arrested in Poland. The US government has filed a criminal complaint in the US District Court in Chicago. Vaulin has been charged with conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement, to commit... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
HSBC exec released on bail in $3.5b US forex trading probeMark Johnson (left), HSBC Bank's head of foreign exchange cash trading, leaves
HSBC exec released on bail in $3.5b US forex trading probe
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Mark Johnson (left), HSBC Bank's head of foreign exchange cash trading, leaves US District Court. Photo / AP A senior HSBC executive has been released on US$1 million bail after being charged with fraud linked to a giant US$3.5 billion currency... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mansions, Wolf of Wall Street proceeds eyed in $1.4b fraud casedid not charge anyone criminally in connection with the alleged misdeeds. In a
Mansions, Wolf of Wall Street proceeds eyed in $1.4b fraud case
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
did not charge anyone criminally in connection with the alleged misdeeds. In a series of extensive complaints filed in US District Court for the Central District of California, they merely sought to take control of assets that were a part of... Read more
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Canberra Times
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringementto commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money launde
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringement
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
to commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Watch this breakdown of how Virtual Private Networks are helping... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jury awards $3.5M in libel suit that involved allegations of sex, lies, and vanityconferences to besmirch her reputation. Saudi Arabian scientist Hayat Sindi so
Jury awards $3.5M in libel suit that involved allegations of sex, lies, and vanity
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
conferences to besmirch her reputation. Saudi Arabian scientist Hayat Sindi sobbed when the jury announced its verdict in US District Court in Boston, said her lawyer David H. Rich. “We’re thrilled and relieved,” Rich said in a telephone... Read more
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DW
US calls for extradition of world's biggest online piracy site owner | Americas |Attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois said
US calls for extradition of world's biggest online piracy site owner | Americas |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
Attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois said they want 30-year-old Kharkiv-resident Artem Vaulin - who was arrested in Poland on Wednesday - to be extradited to the US to face charges that include conspiracy to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringementto commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money launde
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringement
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
to commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Watch this breakdown of how Virtual Private Networks are helping... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringementto commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money launde
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringement
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Watch this breakdown of how Virtual Private Networks are helping... Read more
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WA Today
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringementto commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money launde
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringement
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
to commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Watch this breakdown of how Virtual Private Networks are helping... Read more
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Perth Now
Melbourne man admits horror chargeshe was charged with travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy.
Melbourne man admits horror charges
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
he was charged with travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy. Quinn, 33, agreed to a plea deal in the US District Court in Los Angeles on Wednesday that will sentence him to 10 to 13 years in a US prison. The Monash... Read more
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The Age
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringementto commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money launde
US indicts Kickass Torrents owner for copyright infringement
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
to commit criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to attorneys for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Watch this breakdown of how Virtual Private Networks are helping... Read more
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Canberra Times
HSBC executives are first bankers charged over $4.7b currency dealthat they wouldn't be commenting. HSBC's head of foreign exchange cash trading
HSBC executives are first bankers charged over $4.7b currency deal
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
that they wouldn't be commenting. HSBC's head of foreign exchange cash trading Mark Johnson, 50, left, leaving the US District Court in Brooklyn with an attorney after posting bail on Wednesday. Photo: Kathy Willens The US unsealed a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian rugby union player admits to child sex chargerugby union forward will be punished for them in a US jail cell. The tall, pow
Australian rugby union player admits to child sex charge
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
rugby union forward will be punished for them in a US jail cell. The tall, powerfully built 33-year-old admitted in the US District Court on Wednesday to travelling to Los Angeles to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a six-year-old... Read more
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