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Massachusetts News: Boston Woman, Brianna Alexis Forde Sentenced for $2.7 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News) – A Boston woman was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for her role in a scheme to embezzle more than $2.7 million from Bank of America using fraudulent donations to non-profit organizations. Brianna Alexis Forde, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Allison D. Burroughs to four months in … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Boston Woman, Brianna Alexis Forde Sentenced for $2.7 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, United States Alleges Multiple Environmental Violations by The City of Quincy

BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News) – The United States has filed a civil complaint alleging that the City of Quincy is violating the Clean Water Act by discharging sewage and untreated wastewater into the Boston Harbor, Dorchester Bay, Quincy Bay and other waterways from the City’s sanitary sewer and storm drain systems. The complaint alleges that water … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, United States Alleges Multiple Environmental Violations by The City of Quincy

Massachusetts News: Boston Man, James Jones Sentenced For Escaping Re-Entry Center

BOSTON, Ms. – A Boston man was sentenced on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in federal court in Boston for escaping from a residential re-entry center where he was finishing the remainder of a 100 month sentence. James Jones, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti Saris to 12 months and one day … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Boston Man, James Jones Sentenced For Escaping Re-Entry Center

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Arrests Made in Nationwide College Admissions Scam: Alleged Exam Cheating & Athletic Recruitment Scheme

Defendants include CEOs, actresses, university athletic coaches, and college exam administrators BOSTON, Ms. – Dozens of individuals involved in a nationwide conspiracy that facilitated cheating on college entrance exams and the admission of students to elite universities as purported athletic recruits were arrested by federal agents in multiple states this morning and charged in federal … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Arrests Made in Nationwide College Admissions Scam: Alleged Exam Cheating & Athletic Recruitment Scheme

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Richard G. Cody, Former Investment Advisor Sentenced for Fraud and Perjury

BOSTON, Ms. – A former investment advisor was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for deceiving his former clients concerning the management of their retirement savings as well as lying to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Richard G. Cody, 44, of Jacksonville, Fla., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Richard G. Cody, Former Investment Advisor Sentenced for Fraud and Perjury

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Luis Alberto Solano-Pimental, Fugitive Apprehended After 20 Years

Defendant sentenced for failing to appear at 1997 sentencing hearing BOSTON, Ms. – A Dominican national was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for failing to appear for a sentencing hearing in 1997 following a conviction for passport fraud. He was also sentenced yesterday for the passport fraud. Luis Alberto Solano-Pimental, 51, was sentenced … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Luis Alberto Solano-Pimental, Fugitive Apprehended After 20 Years

Correction: People-Stephen King-Genealogical Research story

BOSTON (AP) — In headlines for a story Feb. 26 about a grant from the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the grant came from Stephen King himself. A subsequent headline on the same story also improperly referred to novelist Tabitha King simply as Stephen King’s wife. A corrected version … Continue reading Correction: People-Stephen King-Genealogical Research story

BOSTON | Bruins use late scoring barrage snap Lightning’s streak 4-1

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins scored three times in less than three minutes in the third period and snapped the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning’s franchise-best 10-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory Thursday night. Jake DeBrusk, Noel Acciari, Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand all had goals for the Bruins (38-17-9), who have won … Continue reading BOSTON | Bruins use late scoring barrage snap Lightning’s streak 4-1

ACCC Explains the Pros and Cons of Owning Income Property in Massachusetts

  BOSTON/ FEBRUARY 28, 2019 (STL.News) Owning an income property is one-way consumers can invest their money. Income properties include residential property, such as multi-family or single family units, or commercial property for businesses. Because some risks and responsibilities come with owning income property, national nonprofit American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) explains the pros and … Continue reading ACCC Explains the Pros and Cons of Owning Income Property in Massachusetts

Wynn Resorts fined Nevada record $20M over sex allegations

LAS VEGAS / FEBRUARY 26, 2019 (STL.News) Casino mogul Steve Wynn’s former company was fined a record $20 million by Nevada gambling regulators on Tuesday for failing to investigate claims of sexual misconduct made against him before he resigned a year ago. The penalty against Wynn Resorts Ltd. ends an investigation that began after The … Continue reading Wynn Resorts fined Nevada record $20M over sex allegations

Goodjuju Examines Why the Property Management Industry is Growing at an Insane Pace in 2019

  SALT LAKE CITY/ FEBRUARY 26, 2019 (STL.News) In 2018, rental properties in the US generated $154 billion in revenue. In 2019, that revenue number is expected to exceed more than $157 billion, and by 2025, the total expected is predicted to land around $176 billion. Investors are constantly looking for the best return-on-investment (ROI) … Continue reading Goodjuju Examines Why the Property Management Industry is Growing at an Insane Pace in 2019

BOSTON | In letters, Whitey Bulger fondly recalled old days, Alcatraz

BOSTON (AP) — Locked up for life after 16 years on the run, murderous Boston gang boss James “Whitey” Bulger couldn’t stand how much the world around him had changed. Prison was nothing like his days at Alcatraz, with its “great view” and clear-cut rules, Bulger said. And the former Irish Catholic stronghold of South … Continue reading BOSTON | In letters, Whitey Bulger fondly recalled old days, Alcatraz

BOSTON | Dems say DeVos’ deputy tried to influence internal inquiry

BOSTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are accusing the Education Department of interfering with an investigation by the agency’s independent watchdog. Five lawmakers sent a letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday saying her deputy pressured the department’s inspector general on Jan. 3 to drop an internal investigation . After the inspector general said she … Continue reading BOSTON | Dems say DeVos’ deputy tried to influence internal inquiry

BOSTON | Opioid maker used rap video to push powerful painkiller

BOSTON (AP) — Employees at a drug company accused of bribing doctors rapped and danced around a person dressed as a bottle of the highly addictive fentanyl spray in a video meant to motivate sales reps to push the drug. The video was shown to jurors this week in the closely watched trial in Boston … Continue reading BOSTON | Opioid maker used rap video to push powerful painkiller

BOSTON | Fairfax accuser to detail allegations to Boston prosecutors

BOSTON (AP) — An attorney for a woman who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her in Boston nearly 15 years ago says the woman will discuss her allegations with law enforcement. Debra Katz, an attorney for Vanessa Tyson, said Wednesday that Tyson will meet with members of the Suffolk County district … Continue reading BOSTON | Fairfax accuser to detail allegations to Boston prosecutors

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Ludlow Couple Plead Guilty to Mail Fraud, Identity Theft, and Tax Evasion

BOSTON, Ms. – A Ludlow couple pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Springfield to mail fraud, identity theft, and tax evasion. Joanne Murray, 54, and James Murray, 53, each pleaded guilty to an Information charging them with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, and tax evasion. From approximately 2010 … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Ludlow Couple Plead Guilty to Mail Fraud, Identity Theft, and Tax Evasion

BOSTON | Northeastern beats BC 4-2 for 2nd straight Beanpot title

BOSTON (AP) — When Eric Williams and the rest of Northeastern’s senior class first arrived on campus, winning the Beanpot once — just once — was a goal they struggled to cling to. The Huskies had not claimed Boston’s college hockey bragging rights since 1988, a slump that ended last year. “Everyone in that locker … Continue reading BOSTON | Northeastern beats BC 4-2 for 2nd straight Beanpot title

Vermont News: Boston Residents Indicted on Drug and Firearm Conspiracy Charges in Burlington

Vermont  – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that two defendants have been indicted in Burlington on multiple charges, including Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine Base, Conspiracy to Possess Firearms in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, and Interstate Transportation of Firearms with Removed Serial Numbers. The indictment follows … Continue reading Vermont News: Boston Residents Indicted on Drug and Firearm Conspiracy Charges in Burlington

BOSTON | Clippers rally from 28 down, beat Celtics 123-112

BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell forced two turnovers in the final two minutes and Patrick Beverly hit a pair of 3-pointers in front of the Boston bench Saturday night to help the retooled Los Angeles Clippers overcome a 28-point, first-half deficit and beat the Celtics 123-112. One game after the Lakers rallied from 18 points … Continue reading BOSTON | Clippers rally from 28 down, beat Celtics 123-112

BOSTON | Celtics G Kyrie Irving sprains knee, leaves game

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics G Kyrie Irving sprained his right knee in the second quarter Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers and was declared out for the rest of the game. Irving had 14 points in 14 minutes before leaving the game. The Celtics led 74-53 at the half. Irving appeared to injure … Continue reading BOSTON | Celtics G Kyrie Irving sprains knee, leaves game

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, U.S. Attorney’s Office Launches New Opioid Abuse Prevention Public Service Announcements

BOSTON, Ms. – Today, U.S. Attorney Andrew E. Lelling announced the launch of a new wave of public service announcements primarily aimed at increasing awareness about the dangers and consequences of abusing, selling and sharing opioids. The scope of the opioid crisis requires a multi-faceted government response that includes educating the public about opioids to … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, U.S. Attorney’s Office Launches New Opioid Abuse Prevention Public Service Announcements

BOSTON | Conviction upheld for woman who urged boyfriend’s suicide

BOSTON (AP) — A young woman who as a teenager encouraged her boyfriend through dozens of text messages to kill himself is responsible for his suicide, Massachusetts highest court ruled Wednesday in upholding her involuntary manslaughter conviction. The Supreme Judicial Court said in a unanimous decision in the novel case that Michelle Carter’s actions caused … Continue reading BOSTON | Conviction upheld for woman who urged boyfriend’s suicide

Connecticut News: New Haven Man, VINCENT JONES Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that VINCENT JONES, 50, of New Haven, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to one count of bank robbery. According to court documents and statements made in court, Jones attempted to rob the Key … Continue reading Connecticut News: New Haven Man, VINCENT JONES Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Kendrick Tate, Gang Member Sentenced for Drug Distribution

BOSTON, Ms. – A man identified as a member of the Heath Street Gang was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for drug trafficking and illegal possession of a firearm. Kendrick Tate, a/k/a “K-Roc,” 26, of Chelsea, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to 159 months in prison and three years … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Kendrick Tate, Gang Member Sentenced for Drug Distribution

Homeowners Consumer Center Now Urges a Home Purchaser in a Top 200 US Metro Area to Get a Plumbing Inspection to Ensure the Proposed Home Does Not Need a Complete Plumbing Pipe Replacement

  WASHINGTON/ Jan. 24, 2019 (STL.News) The Homeowners Consumer Center is now urging a prospective home purchaser in a top 200 US metro area to retain the services of a reputable local plumber for an inspection to ensure the proposed home does need substantial plumbing repairs or a complete plumbing system replacement also known as … Continue reading Homeowners Consumer Center Now Urges a Home Purchaser in a Top 200 US Metro Area to Get a Plumbing Inspection to Ensure the Proposed Home Does Not Need a Complete Plumbing Pipe Replacement

ACCC Discusses Five Financial Resolutions Consumers Never Make But Should

  BOSTON/ JANUARY 24, 2019 (STL.News) The New Year is usually the time when consumers re-evaluate and make resolutions. While financial resolutions are not the most exciting, they are important. Typical financial resolutions include making a budget or saving money, but there are several others that consumers should consider. To help, national nonprofit American Consumer … Continue reading ACCC Discusses Five Financial Resolutions Consumers Never Make But Should

Duncan A. Donahue, MBA, is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

  BOSTON/ Jan. 21, 2019 (STL.News) Duncan A. Donahue, MBA, is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Real Estate in recognition of his role as a Top Real Estate Broker and Luxury Specialist at Keller Williams Realty Int’l and as Principal and Founder of DONAHUE REALTY GROUP. … Continue reading Duncan A. Donahue, MBA, is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

BOSTON | Court records detail Spacey’s encounter with teenager

BOSTON — A Massachusetts man who says he was groped by Kevin Spacey at a Nantucket restaurant in 2016 caught part of his encounter with the actor on video. According to state police reports filed in Nantucket District Court, the then 18-year-old man sent a video via Snapchat to his girlfriend that allegedly showed Spacey … Continue reading BOSTON | Court records detail Spacey’s encounter with teenager

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, U.S. Postal Service Employee, Rashayna Seney Charged with Embezzlement Through Postal Money Orders

BOSTON, Ms. – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee was charged yesterday in federal court in Boston with embezzling over $18,000. Rashayna Seney, 25, of Randolph, was charged in an Information with one count of embezzlement and theft of public money, property or records. According to the charging document, Seney began working for USPS around … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, U.S. Postal Service Employee, Rashayna Seney Charged with Embezzlement Through Postal Money Orders

ACCC Explains Long-Term vs. Short-Term Financial Goals

  BOSTON/ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News) Sticking to a budget is not always easy, but setting goals is one-way consumers can work through situations – such as consumer debt – that cause financial stress. When setting financial goals, it is important to be realistic and decide if each goal can be achieved in a couple … Continue reading ACCC Explains Long-Term vs. Short-Term Financial Goals