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3 former tribal officials plead guilty in embezzlement case

Aug. 15, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former officials of an American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to embezzle nearly $5 million from the tribe, using the money to fund luxurious lifestyles. John Crosby, his mother Ines Crosby and her sister, Leslie...

3 plead guilty in $5M California tribe embezzlement

Aug. 15, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former leaders of a Northern California Indian tribe have pleaded guilty to embezzling some $5 million in casino revenues that they used to fund luxury lifestyles. John Crosby, his mother Ines Crosby and her sister, Leslie Lohse, entered pleas Thursday to conspiracy and tax...

Iowa doctor pleads guilty to not paying employment taxes

Aug. 14, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A Bettendorf doctor has pleaded guilty to failing to pay nearly $500,000 in employment taxes for employees at businesses he owns. Federal prosecutors for Iowa say 66-year-old Nirander Kumar, of Bettendorf, pleaded guilty Monday. Investigators say Kumar withheld, but didn't pay,...

'Chrisley Knows Best' couple plead not guilty to charges

Aug. 14, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley pleaded not guilty Wednesday to tax evasion and other federal charges that their lawyers said stemmed from false allegations made by a former employee. The "Chrisley Knows Best" stars entered the pleas during their initial court appearance...

'Chrisley Knows Best' stars charged with federal tax evasion

Aug. 13, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley on charges including tax evasion, alleging among other things that they tried to hide their income from "Chrisley Knows Best" from the IRS. The 12-count indictment also accuses the pair of...

Ex-superintendent ordered to pay $47M to Bibb County schools

Aug. 13, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A former Bibb County schools superintendent has been ordered to pay more than $47 million to the district he once led. News outlets report U.S. District Judge Marc Treadwell in Macon issued the ruling Tuesday against 50-year-old Romain Dallemand in a lawsuit brought by the school...

Target in Florida FBI corruption probe removed from office

Aug. 9, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A suspended city commissioner who once ran the Florida Democratic Party has been removed from office. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday removing Scott Maddox from his Tallahassee commission seat. Maddox pleaded guilty earlier this week to wire fraud, mail fraud and...

California man pleads guilty in Florida to $1.3B fraud scam

Aug. 8, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty in Florida to orchestrating a $1.3 billion real estate fraud scheme that stole money from thousands of investors nationwide and agreed to forfeit valuable jewelry, wine and paintings by artists such as Picasso and Renoir. Court records show 61-year-old Robert...

Germany charges ex-Deutsche Bank employee in vast tax scam

Aug. 8, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have indicted a 48-year-old former employee of Deutsche Bank as part of a probe into a massive tax evasion scam that's already seen 13 people sentenced to up to eight years imprisonment. Prosecutors in Frankfurt said Thursday that the suspect, an Austrian citizen, was part...

Financial adviser admits role in $12 million trust fund scam

Aug. 7, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 61-year-old lawyer and financial adviser has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from the theft of $12 million from the family trusts of three sisters in upstate New York. The Times Union reports Thomas Lagan of Cooperstown pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to charges...