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Actor indicted in $227M Ponzi scheme involving film rights

May. 04, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An aspiring actor was indicted Tuesday in Los Angeles on suspicion of running a massive Ponzi scheme that solicited hundreds of millions of dollars from investors for phony Hollywood film licensing deals, federal prosecutors said. Zachary Joseph...

Florida reaches new gambling agreement with Seminole Tribe

Apr. 23, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reached an agreement with the state's Seminole Tribe on Friday that would greatly expand gambling in the state, adding legalized sports wagering as that once mostly illegal activity continues to grow nationwide. The...

Admin who didn't report OSU doc's misconduct cedes license

Apr. 14, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University student health director has surrendered his medical license after being accused of failing to report several complaints in the mid-1990s about sexual misconduct by Richard Strauss, the university doctor now accused of abusing young men...

Man accused in $227M Ponzi scheme involving film rights

Apr. 06, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of running a $227 million Ponzi scheme that solicited investors for phony film licensing deals, federal prosecutors said. Zachary Joseph Horwitz, 34, was charged with wire fraud, which carries a...

Things to know about recreational pot in New Mexico

Apr. 01, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has promised to sign legislation that legalizes recreational marijuana use and sales in New Mexico for adults 21 and over. The changes approved Wednesday by the Legislature mean almost any adult can grow marijuana at...