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Oxford man pleads guilty to wire fraud

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — An Oxford man says he is guilty of five counts wire fraud. Robert E. Lee Jr., 50, entered the plea yesterday in federal court. 79 more words

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Lethbridge mother and son plead guilty to Ponzi scheme

A mother and son from Lethbridge pleaded guilty to seven counts of fraud in connection with an entertainment event ticket reselling Ponzi scheme, in which seven victims lost more than $1.3 million. 190 more words

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Family Day -- Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. For some other takes on this picture prompt just click on the blue froggie below. My story begins after the picture. 182 more words

Flash Fiction

Ex-Madoff computer programmer gets 2-1/2 years prison for fraud

(REUTERS) – A former computer programmer for Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison on Wednesday for helping the imprisoned fraudster carry out his multibillion dollar Ponzi scheme. 377 more words

Finance

Michigan man gets 30 years for $46.5M Ponzi scheme

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man convicted of operating a $46.5 million Ponzi scheme that targeted elderly investors was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison on Wednesday. 212 more words

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