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Vermont News: Two Nigerian Men Sentenced For Spearphishing Email Scheme

Vermont – The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that two Nigerian men were sentenced by Chief United States District Judge Geoffrey Crawford for their role in a conspiracy to steal personal financial information from employees of local governments, including the State of Vermont. Earlier this month, Eneye Dania, … Continue reading Vermont News: Two Nigerian Men Sentenced For Spearphishing Email Scheme

Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan Touts Progress on Criminal Justice Reform Initiatives

Vermont Attorney General Donovan to testify before Joint Legislative Justice Oversight Committee MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan was to  testify Thursday before the Joint Legislative Justice Oversight Committee in support of expungements for low-level offenses, one of the signature issues of his Community Justice Division.  The Community Justice Division has made significant … Continue reading Vermont News: Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan Touts Progress on Criminal Justice Reform Initiatives

WATERBURY, Vermont | Ben & Jerry’s, advocacy group: Farm worker program a success

WATERBURY, Vt.  — A farmworker-driven agreement that Ben & Jerry’s signed last year to improve pay and working conditions of laborers on farms that provide the ice cream company milk has been successful, with 72 Northeast farms enrolled and 250 farmworkers covered, the company and a farmworker advocacy group said Wednesday. Ben & Jerry’s signed … Continue reading WATERBURY, Vermont | Ben & Jerry’s, advocacy group: Farm worker program a success

BURLINGTON, Vt | Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Nurses at Vermont’s largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike. The strike of 1,800 nurses from the University of Vermont Medical Center ended at 7 a.m. Saturday after 48 hours. Hospital administrators brought in outside nurses during the strike and say most hospital operations were unaffected by it. … Continue reading BURLINGTON, Vt | Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont | Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry’s over eco-friendly claims

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. — A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry’s alleging the ice cream company misleads consumers about its environmental practices. Vermont Public Radio reports a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Superior Court of the District of Columbia by the Organic Consumers Association claims Unilever, the parent company of Ben … Continue reading SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vermont | Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry’s over eco-friendly claims

Vermont News: Harley Davidson Donated with Proceeds from Vermont Governor Scott Inaugural Gala Raises $35,000 Through Raffle

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Phil Scott announced he will oversee the drawing of the winning raffle ticket for a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Saturday, June 30 at Green Mountain Harley Davidson in Essex Junction.  Scott purchased the motorcycle using funds raised at his inaugural gala through Vermonters United to Help, a 501 (c)(3) … Continue reading Vermont News: Harley Davidson Donated with Proceeds from Vermont Governor Scott Inaugural Gala Raises $35,000 Through Raffle

Vermont News: Daniel Burgess Imprisoned For Securities Fraud

Vermont – The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Daniel Burgess, 51, of Stowe, was sentenced in United States District Court in Rutland to 24 months of imprisonment following his guilty plea to a charge of wire fraud. Chief U.S. District Judge Geoffrey Crawford also ordered that Burgess serve a three-year … Continue reading Vermont News: Daniel Burgess Imprisoned For Securities Fraud

Vermont News: District of Vermont Assistant United States Attorney Owen C.J. Foster Recognized at DOJ’s Director’s Awards Ceremony

Vermont – Assistant United States Attorney Owen C.J. Foster of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Vermont was one of 162 members of the Department of Justice recognized by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA) Director James Crowell, IV at the 34th Director’s Awards Ceremony today … Continue reading Vermont News: District of Vermont Assistant United States Attorney Owen C.J. Foster Recognized at DOJ’s Director’s Awards Ceremony