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12-year sentence sought in massive Connecticut fraud scheme

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of no less than 12 years in prison for a Venezuelan financier who ran a massive investment fraud scheme in Connecticut. 121 more words


EXCLUSIVE: Did the 'Serial' Prosecutor Obstruct Justice and Suppress a Key Witness?

If an ordinary citizen prevents a witness from testifying at trial, they may be charged with both obstruction of justice and witness tampering. What if a prosecutor does it? 1,111 more words

Family of man killed by police chief pledges to seek justice

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Relatives of a Black man shot and killed by a White, small-town South Carolina police chief said Tuesday they will continue seeking justice for their loved one after a judge declared a mistrial in the former officer’s murder trial. 667 more words

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Judge denies Rowland's motion for acquittal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has rejected a motion to dismiss former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland’s convictions for election fraud, conspiracy and obstruction of justice. 125 more words


Maureen McDonnell Gets One Conviction Tossed Out

Maureen McDonnell has gotten her conviction for obstruction of justice tossed out, reports The Richmond Times-Dispatch. U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer made the decision saying that “obstruction of justice requires more than a misleading note.” 139 more words