PixarBio exec pleads guilty in $12.7M fraud case

Days after a second co-defendent pleaded guilty to defrauding investors, PixarBio Corp. CEO Frank Reynolds told the Business Journal that he was unaware of the fraud and is still working to bring the company's non-opioid painkiller to market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Former LPCiminelli exec pleads guilty in federal case related to Buffalo Billion

The dual guilty pleas entered late¬†Friday¬†afternoon by former LPCiminelli vice president Kevin Schuler could have an impact on a pair of federal trials due to begin next month against the chairman of the Buffalo construction firm and the company‚.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2018

Buffalo, N.Y., contractor exec pleads guilty to fraud for bid rigging on $750 million contract

Kevin Schuler, a former executive with Buffalo, N.Y. general contractor LPCiminelli, pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy for his part in an alleged bid-rigging scheme......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJun 6th, 2018

University of Colorado professor pleads guilty in mail fraud case

A University of Colorado at Boulder professor pleaded guilty Monday to to mail fraud and aiding and abetting. The government alleges that Oleg Viktorovich Vasilyev, 50, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering, obtained a $234,000 fede.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Another ex-State Street exec sentenced to prison for fraud

Former State Street Corp. executive Edward Pennings was handed a six-month prison sentence on Wednesday following a guilty plea in a case over an alleged scheme to secretly overcharge the company‚Äôs clients by millions of dollars. The sentencing co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

Boca Raton resident known as "Mailman" pleads guilty to fraud charges

He's known as "Mailman" due to his pervasive participation in direct-mail penny stock pump-and-dump schemes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Former MillerCoors exec sentenced to prison in $8.6 million fraud scheme

Former MillerCoors executive David Colletti was sentenced Thursday to 42 months in federal prison for leading a scheme to defraud the Chicago-based brewer out of nearly $8.7 million for more than a decade. Colletti, 60, pleaded guilty to wire frau.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2019

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

The actress faces months behind bars. Felicity Huffman faces months behind bars after she pleaded guilty to fraud in the U.S. college admissions scandal fo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 13th, 2019

Ex-economic development exec could face prison time in Stenger probe

Ex-Economic Development Partnership leader Sheila Sweeney pleaded guilty Friday to one federal charge tied to former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's corruption case. It's a remarkable fall from grace for a real estate developer, turned pu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Canadian man pleads guilty to wire fraud

A Canadian man who recruited workers to use Western Union locations in Buffalo to wire money collected in a fraud scheme over the border pleaded guilty. Sheldon Hurley, 39, of Markham, Ontario, admitted to running a scam in which he tricked U.S. r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Former Humana employee pleads guilty to federal fraud charges

Nitin More, a former Humana Inc. employee, pleaded guilty to federal charges that he defrauded the company's fitness incentive program. Court documents show that More accepted a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentuck.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

NXIVM: Clare Bronfman, heiress to Seagram's, pleads guilty in sex cult case

Clare Bronfman, a high-ranking member of the NXIVM cult and heiress to Seagram&apo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 19th, 2019

Former SeaWorld exec pleads guilty to insider trading, NY Post reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 10th, 2019

TV actress pleads guilty in NY group"s sex-trafficking case

With jury selection beginning at the federal case against a , TV actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty Monday to charges she manipulated women into becoming sex slaves for the group's spiritual... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 9th, 2019

Allison Mack Pleads Guilty In NXIVM Sex-Cult Case

Former¬†Smallville¬†actress Allison Mack wept in a Brooklyn federal courtroom on Monday as she¬†pleaded guil.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 8th, 2019

Texas man pleads guilty to wire fraud conspiracy in $360 million Ponzi scheme

One of three defendants in an alleged $360 million Ponzi scheme that affected at least 400 people, mostly in Maryland, has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 3rd, 2019

Former UAW official pleads guilty in U.S. corruption case

A former top United Auto Workers official in charge of the union's relations with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a U.S. federal court in Detroit to misusing the automaker's funds for lavish spending on UAW officials......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2019

Lithuanian Who Scammed Google, Facebook For $120 Million Pleads Guilty

A Lithuanian man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and three counts of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 24th, 2019

AriseBank CEO Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud Involving ICO

Jared Rice, former AriseBank CEO, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and could face as much as 20 years in prison......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 21st, 2019

Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case

Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei have entered a not-guilty plea in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 14th, 2019

Cryptocurrency entrepreneur pleads guilty in "Bitcointopia" fraud

A bitcoin entrepreneur who pitched an elaborate vision for a cryptocurrency Utopia in the Nevada high desert pleaded guilty to wire fraud in San Diego federal court this week, admitting he sold land he never owned to investors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 9th, 2019