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7 min ago | LA Daily News

Former Pacific Hospital owner Michael Drobot pleads guilty in fraud case

College Medical Center, formerly Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, is a community-based teaching hospital located in Long Beach, California.

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4 hrs ago | ABC News

Convicted KPMG Inside Trader Sentenced to Prison

A former partner at the accounting firm KPMG has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for insider trading.

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8 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Indian Colony Murder

From the Department of Justice: A man who killed another man with a shotgun on the Battle Mountain Indian Colony in Lander County, Nevi., in December 2011 was sentenced on April 21, 2014, to 30 years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Daniel G. Bogden.

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12 hrs ago | WOAY

Former federal prison employee pleads guilty to sex offense

A Ronceverte man and former prison employee pleaded guilty in federal court in Beckley Thursday to abusive sexual contact with a female federal inmate, according to U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin.

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16 hrs ago | WKBT

Postal worker jailed for hiding mail

Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the post office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be.

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19 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Man, 23, Who Had Spent Little Time In Local Jails Facing 57 Months In Federal Prison

A 23-year-old man who had picked up a number of criminal cases but spent little time in jail is now facing 57 months in federal prison.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Former Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo loses appeal of corruption conviction, court sets...

HAMILTON - The mere fact that somebody managed to bribe former Mayor John Bencivengo on the assumption he could influence actions of the local school board was sufficient reason to convict him, an appellate court has ruled.

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Asbury Park Press

Ex-Hamilton mayor's corruption conviction, sentence upheld

A federal appellate court has upheld the corruption conviction of the former mayor of New Jersey's largest suburb and the prison sentence he received.

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Patch.com

Grosse Pointe Lawyer Faces Up to 9 Years in Federal Prison in Embezzlement

Grosse Pointe lawyer Kenneth Flaska, 62, admitted to federal prosecutors that Wednesday that he embezzled more than $2.7 million, including $2.5 million that belonged to his law firm's clients.

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Bellingham Herald

In Miami, therea s no shortage of Medicare fraud to keep prosecutors busy

Of all the people and businesses in the federal government’s “exclusions database,” Miami tops the list – and does so by a long shot, according to a McClatchy analysis.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

More drug offenders eligible for clemency

Deputy Attorney General James Cole announced that the department would broaden the criteria for clemency, a move that is expected to lead to thousands of prisoners filing applications to President Barack Obama seeking to commute their sentences.

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KXAN-TV Austin

A Central Texas medical supply operator has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison in a nearly $3.4 million health care fraud scheme.

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National Public Radio

A Path Out Of Prison For Low-Level, Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Antwain Black, left, was released early after sentencing laws were first eased in 2010.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Ethics panel drops its case against ex-SPED official

The state Ethics Commission has dropped its case against the former head of two special-education collaboratives accused of using millions of dollars for personal gain because of an ongoing federal investigation.

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KFVS12

Illinois postal worker admits stealing packages

A St. Louis woman faces up to 15 years in federal prison after admitting she opened and stole packages while working as a supervisor at a southwestern Illinois post office.

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KFVS12

Rifles, knives in Farmer investigation being sold

Customized rifles and pocket knives that helped lead to the downfall of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer are being auctioned off next month.

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SFGate

Fla. detective guilty in credit fraud, ID theft

A South Florida police detective is facing federal prison time after a jury convicted him in an identity theft and credit card fraud case.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KSWO

Man gets 11 years for methamphetamine conviction

A DeSoto, Texas, man who pleaded guilty in western Arkansas to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine has been sentenced to 11A1 2 years in federal prison.

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NOLA.com

Mississippi authorities look to Jefferson Parish for justice in Jaren Lockhart murder

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office detectives who toiled to investigate the murder of Jaren Lockhart knew two significant dates were fast approaching.

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KSL-TV

Man charged with beer mug assualt admits to strangling girlfriend

Rupert James Duncan, 29, pleaded guilty in 8th District Court to aggravated assault, a third-degree felony, and intoxication, a class C misdemeanor.

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