Fraud and false statements

FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. A person with knowledge of the situation says Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status. The person says NFL teams were made aware of the result Tuesday, April 24. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the league does not release that information publicly. NFL Network first reported Callaway's failed test. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
April 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status. A person with knowledge of the situation says NFL teams were made aware of the result Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the...
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Sean Barriero leaves a U.S. courthouse in Honolulu on Thursday, April 19, 2018, after a judge sentenced him to two months behind bars and four months under home confinement for his role in scamming the University of Hawaii out of $200,000 for a Stevie Wonder concert that never happened. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 19, 2018 - 7:04 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to two months in jail and four months home confinement for his role in scamming the University of Hawaii out of $200,000 for a Stevie Wonder concert that never happened. The university paid a $200,000 deposit in 2012 and began selling tickets...
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April 19, 2018 - 6:27 am
FORT DIX, N.J. (AP) — The pharmaceutical-industry entrepreneur vilified for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug has been placed in a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. Martin Shkreli was moved Tuesday from the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center in New York to the Federal...
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FILE - The Feb. 15, 2018 file photo shows a Porsche logo on a 2018 718 Cayman automobile on display at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. German police searched offices of Porsche on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)
April 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have carried out raids at 10 locations in southern Germany in an investigation of current and former managers at automaker Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, over the company's diesel emissions scandal. Stuttgart prosecutors said Wednesday's raids, in the southern states of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2013, file photo, Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, right, participates in a mock swearing-in ceremony in Washington. A federal jury has convicted the former Texas congressman of fraud and conspiracy for misusing charitable donations to pay for personal and political expenses. Stockman was found guilty Thursday, April 12, 2018, following a three-week trial in Houston. Prosecutors say Stockman conspired with two staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
April 12, 2018 - 2:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal jury convicted a former Texas congressman on fraud and conspiracy charges Thursday for misusing charitable donations to pay for personal and political expenses. Steve Stockman, a Republican, was accused of conspiring with two staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of...
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April 12, 2018 - 11:49 am
ERIE, Pennsylvania (AP) — A grand jury has indicted Erie's city council president on allegations she stole more than $70,000 over seven years from an anti-violence nonprofit she runs. The U.S. Attorney's office for the Western District of Pennsylvania announced the 33-count indictment against Sonya...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott talks to the media in his office after signing the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act at the Florida Capital in Tallahassee, Fla. Scott is running for the Senate against Sen. Bill Nelson. Scott will officially announce his campaign on Monday, April 9, in Orlando. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
April 09, 2018 - 8:42 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation. The Republican governor was expected to criticize "career politicians"...
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March 30, 2018 - 9:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of a Canadian telemarketing operation has been convicted of mail and wire fraud for orchestrating a scheme that prosecutors say defrauded at least 60,000 people out of more than $18 million. The U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles says a jury found Mark Eldon Wilson...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018 file photo, French President's wife Brigitte Macron waves at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparently used to seek special Formula One tickets and other VIP treatment. The French presidential palace said Friday that an investigation is under way.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 30, 2018 - 9:08 am
PARIS (AP) — An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparently used to seek luxury hotel service, Formula One tickets and other VIP treatment. The Paris prosecutor's office said Friday it opened a fraud investigation...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, file photo, North Carolina concert promoter Marc Hubbard walks to federal court in Honolulu. Nearly a year and a half after pleading guilty to scamming the University of Hawaii out of $200,000, the man who said he lied about being able to bring Stevie Wonder to the school for a concert is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (Dennis Oda/The Star-Advertiser via AP, File)
March 28, 2018 - 8:35 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a man who prosecutors say scammed the University of Hawaii out of $200,000 for a Stevie Wonder concert that never happened (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Sentencing has been postponed again for a man who pleaded guilty in a Stevie Wonder concert scam...
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