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Head of secretive North Carolina sect named in fraud filing

The leader of a secretive North Carolina church has been named in federal court records as someone who “promoted” an unemployment fraud scheme involving her congregants. Jane Whaley is the leader of the Word of Faith Fellowship in Spindale. She was named in a document filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Asheville that describes … Continue reading Head of secretive North Carolina sect named in fraud filing

SAN FRANCISCO | StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine

SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry. Federal prosecutors announced the plea agreement Thursday and said the company faces a fine up to $100 million. Bumble Bee Foods last year pleaded guilty to the same charge … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine

BOSTON | Man to plead guilty to sending white powder to Trump sons

BOSTON— A Massachusetts man is set to plead guilty to sending threatening letters with white powder to President Donald Trump‘s sons and others. Daniel Frisiello is expected to plead guilty in Boston’s federal court on Wednesday. The letter to Donald Trump Jr. was opened in February by his now-estranged wife, Vanessa Trump, who reported she … Continue reading BOSTON | Man to plead guilty to sending white powder to Trump sons

Florida News: Former Biscayne Park Chief of Police Pleads Guilty to Conspiring With Other Officers to Violate Victims’ Civil Rights by Making False Arrests

WASHINGTON – Former Village of Biscayne Park Chief of Police, Raimundo Atesiano, pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring with subordinate officers to violate individuals’ civil rights by making false arrests, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of … Continue reading Florida News: Former Biscayne Park Chief of Police Pleads Guilty to Conspiring With Other Officers to Violate Victims’ Civil Rights by Making False Arrests

WASHINGTON | Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was expected to plead guilty Friday ahead of a second trial on charges related to Ukrainian political consulting work, a new court filing shows. It is not clear whether any agreement with prosecutors would require him to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into possible … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial

Kansas City, Missouri News: Gerald L. Holmes, Jeremy R. Bond, Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man and an Independence, Missouri man have pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that involved the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Missouri man. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 26, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty today before … Continue reading Kansas City, Missouri News: Gerald L. Holmes, Jeremy R. Bond, Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture