Latest Indictments News

2 accused of fraud in applying for $5M in CARES Act loans

Jul. 01, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in New Hampshire on multiple fraud charges alleging that they falsely applied for $5 million in federal CARES Act loans for companies and misused some of the proceeds, including one man's purchase of a Rolls Royce. ...

Baltimore man indicted for multiple fake loan applications

Jul. 01, 2022 09:30 AM EDT

A federal grand jury has indicted a Baltimore man for submitting several fraudulent loan applications as well as stealing the identity of a tax preparer, according to a federal prosecutor. Dana Lamar Antonio Hayes Jr., 37, on federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering, and...

Alex Murdaugh charged in money laundering and drug scheme

Jun. 29, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Once prominent and soon-to-be disbarred South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh has been indicted again, this time prosecutors saying his crimes extended to an eight-year money laundering and painkiller ring with a friend and former client charged with trying to help him commit...

Former Hogan aide faces additional federal charge

Jun. 29, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors have filed an additional charge against a former aide to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan for allegedly falsifying records. A superseding indictment was announced against Roy McGrath by the U.S. attorney's office on Tuesday in a case that alleges he...

Giuliani's former Ukraine fixer gets 20 months in prison

Jun. 29, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was a figure in former President Donald Trump's first impeachment investigation, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and eight months in prison for fraud and campaign finance crimes by a judge who said fraud had become “a way of...

Colorado GOP voters reject indicted clerk for election post

Jun. 29, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Tuesday chose a former local official who pledged to keep politics out of running elections as their nominee for secretary of state over an indicted county clerk who gained national prominence by promoting conspiracy theories about voting machines. ...

Republican primary voters in Colorado reject indicted county clerk for state's election post

Jun. 28, 2022 22:07 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — Republican primary voters in Colorado reject indicted county clerk for state's election post.

New indictments returned in Texas against convicted murderer

Jun. 28, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Four new capital murder indictments were returned Tuesday against a convicted murderer from the Dallas-area, with authorities now having brought charges against him in the deaths of 22 older women in Collin and adjoining Dallas County. A Collin County grand...

Court kills Flint water charges against ex-governor, others

Jun. 28, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out charges against former Gov. Rick Snyder and others in the Flint water scandal, saying a judge sitting as a one-person grand jury had no power to issue indictments under rarely used state laws. It’s an astonishing...

Michigan's top court says judge had no power to indict officials in Flint water scandal, including ex-Gov. Rick Snyder

Jun. 28, 2022 09:19 AM EDT
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's top court says judge had no power to indict officials in Flint water scandal, including ex-Gov. Rick Snyder.