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Fugitive sought in scheme to sell Raymond Pettibon forgeries

Oct. 14, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a fugitive of selling forged paintings by Raymond Pettibon, a successful contemporary artist who got his break decades ago by doing album covers for punk rock bands like Black Flag and Sonic Youth. Aspiring artist...

Yuma County woman faces new election law charge

Oct. 06, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma County woman who was indicted last year for illegally returning four voted mail-in ballots that were not hers is facing three new felony charges. The Arizona attorney general's office announced Tuesday that Guillermina Fuentes was indicted for...

Sheriff, deputy guilty of forgery, acquitted on other counts

Sep. 16, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A former Texas County sheriff and deputy sheriff who were in a romantic relationship were found guilty Thursday of forgery after a judge acquitted them on several other charges. Judge John Beger found former Sheriff James Sigman guilty of one...

Former Boston police clerk pleads guilty to overtime fraud

Sep. 14, 2021 09:00 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston Police Department clerk who according to authorities sometimes forged her supervisor's signature to boost her overtime pay by nearly $30,000 over a two-year period has pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors said. Marilyn Golisano, 68, pleaded...

Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad found guilty of forgery

Sep. 10, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of Kuwait was found guilty on Friday of forgery linked to implicating his political rivals in Kuwait in a coup plot — a verdict that puts his long career in global sports politics at risk. Sheikh Ahmad,...

Olympic official Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait found guilty of forgery in Geneva court

Sep. 10, 2021 08:57 AM EDT
GENEVA (AP) — Olympic official Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait found guilty of forgery in Geneva court.

Olympic official quizzed for 5 hours in Geneva forgery trial

Aug. 31, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah was questioned in court for more than five hours Tuesday about his part in an alleged plot against political rivals in Kuwait. Sheikh Ahmad and four others are on trial in Geneva on charges of forgery as...

Trial of Olympic sheikh on forgery charges opens in Geneva

Aug. 30, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — An influential Olympic official accused of forgery in an alleged plot that implicated political rivals in Kuwait in a coup attempt had his trial open on Monday. Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah was publicly sidelined as an IOC member and president of the...

Man wins appeal over being sentenced by video

Aug. 20, 2021 13:33 PM EDT

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals has granted a new hearing to a man who claimed his rights were violated when he was sentenced for a crime by video, a common practice during the coronavirus pandemic. Michael Christian participated and spoke during a...

Bridgeport City Councilman indicted on election charges

Jul. 28, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut City Council member and landlord has been indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple election fraud charges, including allegedly forging the signatures of his tenants on absentee ballots so it would appear they had voted for him. ...