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57-year-old who once plotted with Steve Bannon to overthrow China’s government hauled in front of a New York jury over alleged $1 billion fraud

Guo Wengui, variously also identified as "Ho Wan Kwok" and “Miles Guo," was once believed to be among the richest people in China.

22.05.2024 30

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Archegos hedge fund founder Bill Hwang goes on trial for allegedly inflating stock values

Hwang is on trial along with his former CFO Patrick Halligan.

14.05.2024 10

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Executives illegally raked in $22 million after Trump's media company announced a deal, prosecutors allege

Attorneys for defendant Bruce Garelick said he was innocent and did not tip off anyone.

01.05.2024 10

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87-year-old billionaire Joe Lewis gets no prison time after pleading guilty in insider trading case

Judge G.L. Clarke cited Lewis' decision to promptly come to the United States to face charges and his failing health, along with a lifetime of good...

05.04.2024 20

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Judge refuses Donald Trump request to delay posting bond in $83.3 million E. Jean Carroll defamation judgment

The judge said any financial harm to the Republican front-runner for the presidency results from his slow response to the late-January verdict.

08.03.2024 10

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Ex-CIA programmer gets 40 years for passing spy secrets to WikiLeaks in ‘most damaging disclosures of classified information in American history’

The bulk of the sentence imposed on Joshua Schulte, 35, in Manhattan federal court came for an embarrassing public release of a trove of CIA secrets...

02.02.2024 6

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Billionaire Joe Lewis, one of Britain's richest men and former owner of Tottenham Hotspur, pleads guilty to insider trading charges

The 86-year-old businessman had been free on $300 million bail, with a yacht and private plane serving as collateral.

24.01.2024 20

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Trump heads back to court after big Iowa win to face jury setting payout over E. Jean Carroll sex abuse and defamation claims

Carroll, 80, seeks $10 million in compensatory damages and millions more in punitive damages.

16.01.2024 30

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Sen. Bob Menendez faces more corruption accusations—this time involving a Qatari royal family member and gold bars

He allegedly took cash and gold bars in exchange for helping induce the Qatari to make an investment.

03.01.2024 20

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Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen admits sending fake legal cases generated by AI to his attorney, who then submitted them in court

He said he didn't realize that AI "could show citations and descriptions that looked real but actually were not.”

29.12.2023 10

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2 weeks after Project Veritas CEO quits over 'unsalvageable mess,' judge rules theft of Biden daughter's diary isn't First Amendment issue

A representative from Donald Trump’s campaign turned down the diary, saying it was a matter for the FBI, according to prosecutors.

26.12.2023 10

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Nikola founder who 'over and over' made false claims about his startup's electric trucks gets 4 years in prison

Trevor Milton was convicted of fraud charges after prosecutors portrayed him as a con man.

18.12.2023 10

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'You don't know everything': Israeli intelligence operative begs forgiveness for hacking environmentalists on Exxon's trail

Lee Wasserman, director of the Rockefeller Family Fund, was shaken by getting hacked. “I found myself whispering in my own home."

17.11.2023 8

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The Nikola founder may be a convicted fraudster but he wasn't 'greedy or mean-spirited' and not as bad as Elizabeth Holmes, lawyers say

Seeking to reduce a prison sentence that could go up to 22 years, Trevor Milton's lawyers are contrasting his behavior with the disgraced Theranos...

16.11.2023 10

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Robert De Niro’s company must pay more than $1.2 million to an ex-personal assistant who won her gender discrimination lawsuit

The actor agreed he had asked her to scratch his back on at least two occasions, dismissing a question about it with: “Ok, twice? You got me!”

10.11.2023 10

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Robert De Niro outraged by lawyer's question over whether he accepted a literal backscratch: 'Shame on you!'

It was in response to a question about whether he asked for her to scratch his back by hand, not with a backscratcher (he said yes, a few times).

01.11.2023 5

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Robert De Niro dismisses former assistant's $12 million claim of severe emotional distress as 'all nonsense'

Graham Chase Robinson had a $300,000 salary before she quit. “It is not like I'm asking for her to go out there and scrape floors and mop the...

31.10.2023 6

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FTX cofounder testifies he and Sam Bankman-Fried let crypto hedge fund withdraw unlimited funds from exchange

Gary Wang, 30, said he committed wire, securities and commodities fraud as the chief technical officer at FTX.

06.10.2023 3

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Judge rejecting Sam Bankman-Fried’s jail release bid ‘wondering’ if FTX founder ‘would seek to flee’

Bankman-Fried "could be looking at a very long sentence" if there's a conviction, noted Judge Lewis A. Kaplan.

28.09.2023 3

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