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Father gets 4 months for bribing son's way into Georgetown

Sep. 26, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Los Angeles businessman was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison for paying $400,000 to get his son into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit. Stephen Semprevivo, 53, pleaded guilty in May to fraud and conspiracy. He is the third parent sentenced in a college admissions...

Florida businessman gets 20 years in $1B Medicare fraud

Sep. 12, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida health care executive was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for orchestrating what prosecutors described as a massive $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge Robert Scola imposed the sentence on Philip Esformes, 50, in one of the biggest such cases in U.S....