United States District Court

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Nov 8th, 2012
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AP A file courtroom sketch shows shows Mark Basseley Youssef talking with his attorney Steven Seiden, left, in court in Los Angeles. Los Angeles - The man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced to a year in federal prison for probation violation...
By benim
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Apr 6th, 2011
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WASHINGTON – The Justice Department says firms involved in a nearly decade-long conspiracy to bribe Nigerian officials have paid $1.5 billion in criminal and civil penalties. The latest settlement came Wednesday when a Japanese-based engineering and construction company, JGC Corp., agreed to pay a $2...
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Oct 28th, 2010
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New York – Oprah Winfrey is being sued by the author of political booklet, “How America Elects Her Presidents”. Charles Harris claims in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in US District Court in Pennsylvania that in 2008, as Winfrey began supporting Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, Harris s...
By benim
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Oct 25th, 2010
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A West African fraudster has been jailed for more than eight years over his role in an airline ticket scam following his extradition to the US back in June. Ademola Ismaila Adegoke, 43, a Nigerian-born resident of Accra, Ghana, was jailed for 102 months on Friday after he was convicted of using stole...