Philip Esformes was sentenced for charges on which a jury hung. After receiving a commutation, the federal government vowed to try to put him back in prison.
Neither Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg nor New York Attorney General Letitia James can explain exactly who was victimized by the dishonesty they cite.
The law that Attorney General Letitia James used to sue the former president does not require proof that anyone was injured by his financial dishonesty.
Despite brazenly lying on financial documents and inventing valuations seemingly out of thin air, Trump's lender did not testify that it would have valued his loans any differently.
True the Vote told a Georgia court that it can't produce any evidence to support claims of widespread ballot fraud in Georgia.
A system for encouraging cooperation by crime victims was allegedly turned into a means of producing visa fraud.
A new GAO report details federal prosecutors' attempts to put the horse back in the barn.
But that decision seems to violate federal law.
The former president's lawyers argued that even the square footage of his apartment was a "subjective" judgment for which he cannot be held accountable.
Special Counsel Jack Smith reportedly is keenly interested in whether the former New York mayor gave Trump legal advice while intoxicated.
The defendants will claim their alleged "racketeering activity" was a sincere effort to rectify election fraud.
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When he alleged fraud and sought help from government officials, they say, Trump was exercising rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.
His state of mind when he tried to overturn the outcome of the 2020 election remains a mystery, perhaps even to him.
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New legislation would intervene in the credit card market to help businesses like Target and Walmart, who don't like the fees they have to pay to accept credit card payments.
The alleged state and federal felonies involve intent elements that may be difficult to prove.
A new audit says one out of every $6 distributed by the Small Business Administration during the pandemic was stolen.
A new Associated Press analysis of government data suggests 10 percent of all COVID aid was lost to fraud or theft. That figure will likely grow.
The serial fabulist is accused of wire fraud and lying to Congress.
Prosecutors are counting each record misrepresenting the former president's reimbursement of that payment as a separate crime.
Trump is charged with 34 criminal counts connected to the payment of $130,000 to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016 as part of a nondisclosure agreement.
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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is relying on debatable facts and untested legal theories to transform minor misconduct into a felony.
Lawyers representing an allegedly duped Buffalo Wild Wings customer demand that the company disgorge its ill-gotten gains.
According to the Justice Department's reading of the law, the crime need not involve impersonation or even fraud.
People can never be made incorruptible. We can, however, design governmental systems filled with checks and balances that limit the temptations.
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Despite multiple warnings in the past, the Department of Labor has yet to implement a comprehensive strategy for detecting unemployment insurance fraud.
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Fintech platforms facilitated fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program, according to a new congressional report.
The mainstream coverage of SBF and FTX is more than a little blasé.
A handful of law firms are behind a spike in class-action lawsuits claiming consumers are harmed by opaque, half-full macaroni boxes and "all natural" fiber supplements.