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Man who assaulted infant gets 12 more years for forgery

Aug. 3, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Bismarck man convicted of sexually assaulting an infant has been resentenced to 16 years in prison after it was discovered that he forged letters of support for his original sentencing. Thirty-five-year-old Andrew Glasser was initially given four years in prison after entering an...

Ex-candidate charged with fraud on nominating petitions

Jul. 31, 2020 6:42 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A former Flagstaff mayoral candidate accused of forging petition signatures to appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot has been indicted on fraud and other charges. The indictment filed Thursday alleged Victor John Varela signed the names of six other people on his nominating...

Bismarck man gets 16 years for assaulting infant, forgery

Jul. 31, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man who was originally sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing an infant was re-sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, due in part to the fact he submitted false letters of support. South Central District Judge David Reich said the letters were one of...

Russia given 2nd deadline by World Athletics to pay fine

Jul. 30, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — World Athletics gave Russia's troubled track and field federation a second deadline on Thursday to pay a $5 million fine by mid-August after saying the Russian Sports Ministry promised to clear the debts. The Russian Athletics Federation, known as RusAF, was fined $10 million in March, with...

Group smuggling e-waste to Africa busted in Spanish islands

Jun. 29, 2020 8:04 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities announced Monday that they had dismantled a criminal network that smuggled some 2,500 tonnes of waste, including discarded and hazardous electronic equipment, from Spain's Canary Islands to several countries in Africa. Spain's Civil Guard arrested 34 people, including a...

Florida man gets 10 months in federal prison for visa fraud

Jun. 19, 2020 4:17 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for forging documents for visa applications. Carl Farey, 55, was sentenced Thursday in Orlando federal court, according to court records. He previously pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting visa fraud. Homeland Security...

Clerk to stand trial on altering voter records charges

Jun. 14, 2020 9:45 AM EDT

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — An election official in suburban Detroit will stand trial on charges related to the handling of absentee ballot records. Sherikia Hawkins was bound over this week to Oakland County Circuit Court, the Michigan Attorney General's office said. Hawkins is the elected clerk in...