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Spouses plead guilty in $1 million insurance scam

Her husband, Kenneth Andrew Lathon, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  The Department of Justice said that from 2014 onward, Lizette Lathon operated at least three tax preparation businesses in addition to her job as an … Read more

Two Pharmacy Owners Plead Guilty in $18M Foreign Medicare Fraud Scheme

Two New York pharmacy owners who “exploited the Covid-19 emergency for their own financial gain,” pleaded guilty to an international scheme to submit fraudulent claims to Medicare for cancer medication, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday.  Arkadiy Khaimov, 39, and Peter Khaim, 42, both of Forest Hills, engaged in an elaborate healthcare scheme involving … Read more

Ex-MLB player Yasiel Puig to plead guilty to lying about illegal sports bets

Former Major League Baseball player Yasiel Puig has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge for lying to law enforcement officials about sports bets he made with an illegal gambling operator, according to documents unsealed Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice. Puig, who now plays professionally in South Korea, will plead guilty to … Read more

Ex-MLB player Yasiel Puig to plead guilty in gambling case

Former Major League Baseball outfielder Yasiel Puig will plead guilty to lying to federal agents investigating an illegal gambling operation, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday. Court documents unsealed Monday say Yasiel Puig Valdés, 31, has agreed to plead guilty to one count of making false statements and after pleading guilty, he could face … Read more

3 ex-police plead guilty in 8-year-old’s death

Three former Pennsylvania police officers pleaded guilty Thursday to 10 counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the death of an 8-year-old girl who was shot while leaving a high school football game in suburban Philadelphia. Fanta Bility was killed on Aug. 27, 2021, when officers fired dozens of shots at a car moving through a … Read more

Fishermen Snagged In Tournament Cheating Scandal Plead Not Guilty

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two men accused of stuffing five walleye with lead weights and fish fillets during a lucrative fishing tournament on Lake Erie pleaded not guilty to cheating and other charges on Wednesday. Jacob Runyan, 42, of Broadview Heights, Ohio, and Chase Cominsky, 35, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, made no comments during their brief court … Read more

Ohio Fishermen Plead Not Guilty In Cheating Scandal Case

The two Ohio fishermen who left the sports world stunned after allegedly stuffing fish with weights during a tournament pled not guilty to multiple charges on Wednesday. 42-year-old Jacob Runyan and 35-year-old Chase Cominsky were indicted by a grand jury earlier this month on felony charges of cheating, attempted grand theft and possessing criminal tools … Read more

Fishermen plead not guilty to charges of cheating in tourney

CLEVELAND — Two men accused of stuffing five walleye with lead weights and fish filets during a lucrative fishing tournament on Lake Erie pleaded not guilty to cheating and other charges on Wednesday. Jacob Runyan, 42, of Broadview Heights, Ohio, and Chase Cominsky, 35, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, made no comments during their brief court appearances … Read more

Pelsoi, Hoyer plead for House Dems to pony up cash to counter GOP fundraising juggernaut

Top Democrats are pushing their members to donate more money to the party’s official campaign arm to fight the significant fundraising advantage held by GOP-aligned groups ahead of Election Day. The National Republican Congressional Committee, the chief campaign arm of the House GOP, started October with $92.3 million on hand compared to only $59.2 million … Read more

Lafarge Cement to plead guilty for bribing ISIS as terror group killed Westerners

A view of a Lafarge Cement plant is seen in Paris, France on September 8, 2021. Julien Mattia | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Lafarge Cement has agreed to plead guilty Tuesday and pay a fine of $777.8 million to U.S. federal criminal charges related to the French company’s involvement in payments to the terror … Read more