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A New York state assemblyman from a family of Brooklyn politicians was convicted Thursday of charges he was caught in a sting operation accepting bribes from a carnival promoter and two undercover FBI agents posing as out-of-town real estate investors.
The Watertown Daily Times on ethics reforms in the state Legislature.
On May 12, 1992, Stan Greenberg and Celinda Lake, top pollsters for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign, issued a confidential memo. The memo's subject was "Research on Hillary Clinton."
More than 30 years after Vincent Asaro is believed to have gotten away with helping hatch a $6 million airport heist dramatized in the hit Martin Scorsese movie "Goodfellas," prosecutors say the reputed mobster slipped up and complained to the wrong person that he'd been cheated by another gangster named James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke.
A gang of cyber-criminals stole $45 million in a matter of hours by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then fanning out around the globe to drain cash machines, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
The Department of Justice said Monday that a unit of CVS Caremark Corp. has agreed to pay $5.25 million to settle allegations that it reported false information on prescription drug prices to the government's Medicare program.
An American success story of an immigrant from Kazakhstan who made millions off his Texas export firm took a Cold War-era turn on Wednesday when U.S. authorities accused him of being a secret agent who's been stealing military technology for the Russian military.
A Kazakhstan-born owner of a Texas export firm was charged in New York on Wednesday with being a secret Russian agent involved in a multimillion-dollar scheme to, in the words a U.S. prosecutor, "steal American technology" for Russian military and intelligence agencies.
NEW YORK | A New York man was convicted Tuesday of plotting an aborted suicide mission against New York City subways in 2009 a case that featured the first-time testimony from admitted homegrown terrorists about al Qaeda's fixation with pulling off another attack on American soil.
Authorities said busts carried out this week in Miami, New York City, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge, La., were the largest Medicare fraud takedown in history — part of a massive overhaul in the way federal officials are preventing and prosecuting the crimes.
Elderly Russian immigrants lined up to take kickbacks from the backroom of a Brooklyn clinic. Claims flooded in from Miami for HIV treatments that never occurred. One professional patient was named in nearly 4,000 false Medicare claims.
"The breadth and pervasiveness of the corruption exposed by this prosecution is staggering," U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch said in a statement. "Wherever there was an opportunity for William Boyland to corruptly line his own pockets, he took it."
Lynch said the fraudsters had moved with astounding speed to loot financial institutions around the world.