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Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Nov. 01, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: Here’s our interim grade of Ricketts during the pandemic — which isn’t over Gov. Pete Ricketts has declared victory over COVID-19, writing in his latest column that “Nebraska has come through the...

Ex-Boston Grand Prix CFO pleads guilty to fraud, tax charges

Oct. 22, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The former chief financial officer of the organization that tried to bring an IndyCar race to Boston has pleaded guilty to multiple fraud and tax evasion charges connected to the race and other business interests, and for improperly receiving almost $700,000 in pandemic relief...

New Glarus Brewing CEO files defamation lawsuit

Sep. 30, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The CEO of New Glarus Brewing has filed a defamation lawsuit against the law firm representing three shareholders who accuse her of cutting them out of profits from the popular craft beer maker. The lawsuit filed by Deb Carey in Dane County Circuit...

Ex-CEO of suburban Chicago company acquitted in federal case

Sep. 21, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has acquitted the former CEO of a suburban Chicago manufacturing company of all charges in a case that accused him of inflating revenue reports by $24 million. U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman cleared Gary Winemaster of all counts...

Official: Reality TV star sentenced for Ponzi scheme, fraud

Sep. 15, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A former cast member on the reality television show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for conspiracy and wire fraud related to a Ponzi scheme and related charges involving a fraudulent Paycheck Protection Program loan...

Ex-state lawmaker gets 15 months in corruption scandal

Sep. 15, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts state lawmaker was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to illegally using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses, defrauding a bank to obtain loans to buy a home and repay personal debts, and collecting income that he...

Ex-NFL players plead guilty to health care fraud scheme

Sep. 07, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former NFL players Clinton Portis, Tamarick Vanover and Robert McCune pleaded guilty for their roles in a nationwide health care fraud scheme and could face years in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Portis, Vanover and McCune...