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Crime: Page 110

Sentence for defrauding investors of approximately $2.5 million
Jill Westmoreland RoseJuly 7, 2016 ET
U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger sentenced the former operator of two companies located in Franklin, N.C. to 135 months in prison on federal securities fraud and money laundering charges.
Andrew W.W. Caspersen pleads guilty after charged with $150 million fraud
Andrew W.W. CaspersenJuly 7, 2016 ET
Andrew W.W. Caspersen, a former Wall Street executive charged with masterminding a $150 million fraud, pleaded guilty to stealing millions from investors to place risky stock market bets.
France fines Henkel, others over exclusive import deals
HenkelJuly 6, 2016 ET
France's competition authority said it was imposing a fine of 615,000 euros on German consumer goods company Henkel and several wholesalers importing its products in French overseas territories.
AG Coffman successful against largest foreclosure law firm in Colorado
Cynthia H. CoffmanJuly 6, 2016 ET
Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman won an important victory in her fight to hold the largest foreclosure law firm in Colorado accountable for allegedly charging grossly inflated costs in foreclosure proceedings.
AG approves settlement with company accused of misleading Idaho businesses
Lawrence WasdenJuly 6, 2016 ET
Attorney General Lawrence Wasden says a company that misled small Idaho businesses last year has agreed to pay more than $9,000 in restitution to business owners who filed complaints.
Michelle Dunk charged quasi-criminally with fraud, unregistered trading
OSCJuly 5, 2016 ET
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) said that Michelle Dunk of Waterloo, Ontario, has been charged with alleged breaches of the Securities Act (Ontario) following an investigation by the OSC’s Joint Serious Offences Team (JSOT).
St. Louis personal care attendant sentenced for Medicaid fraud
Chris KosterJuly 5, 2016 ET
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced that a judge has sentenced personal care attendant, Yvonne Conley of St. Louis, to three concurrent five-year prison sentences.
Three ex-Barclays traders found guilty for Libor rigging
BarclaysJuly 4, 2016 ET
Three former Barclays traders have been found guilty by a London jury of conspiring to fraudulently manipulate global benchmark interest rates in a major victory for Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Number of Georgia investors accused of bid rigging jumps to 20
Georgia foreclosureJuly 4, 2016 ET
Three Georgia real estate investors pleaded guilty for their roles in bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies committed at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia, the Department of Justice announced.
Spanish investor charged for covering up investigation into $4.6m insider trading
Chicago courtJuly 4, 2016 ET
A federal grand jury in Chicago has indicted a Spanish investor for allegedly covering up an international insider trading scheme that netted more than $4.6 million.
Two U.S. funds sue dozens of banks for Singapore rate rigging
BanksJuly 4, 2016 ET
Two U.S.-based investment funds have filed a lawsuit in New York against dozens of banks accusing them of conspiring to rig derivative prices incorporating Singapore interest rate benchmarks, a court filing showed.
La’ James Intl College to forgive $2.1m in student debts through fraud settlement
La’ JamesJuly 1, 2016 ET
Fort Dodge, Iowa-based cosmetology school La’ James International College will forgive $2.1 million in student debts, significantly change its business practices, submit to outside oversight, and pay $550,000, through a settlement with Attorney General Tom Miller.