- Restaurant company accused of keeping more than $40K in tips Updated: Oct-06-15 2:01 pm
SADDLE BROOK, New Jersey - Federal officials have sued a company that they claim pocketed more than $40,000 in tips from employees at several restaurants it operates in New Jersey and New York.
- As daily fantasy eschews 'gambling' label, scrutiny grows Updated: Oct-05-15 9:17 pm
LAS VEGAS - Stock market traders and chess players - that's who's playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.
- Supreme Court declines to review insider trading case Updated: Oct-05-15 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear the Obama administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that made it tougher to prosecute people for trading on leaked inside information.
- Ex-Phoenix police officer gets prison term in Ponzi scheme Updated: Oct-05-15 4:09 pm
PHOENIX - A former Phoenix police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in a million-dollar Ponzi scheme.
- BMS paying $14.6M to settle SEC charges on payments in China Updated: Oct-05-15 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Bristol-Myers Squibb will pay $14.6 million to settle charges from U.S. regulators that its joint venture in China gave cash and other benefits to government health care providers to boost drug sales.
- Phoenix man sentenced to 5 years in prison in fraud scheme Updated: Oct-05-15 2:32 pm
PHOENIX - A Phoenix man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme in which more than $1 million was stolen from 15 families.
- Familiar, divisive social issues on Supreme Court agenda Updated: Oct-05-15 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court's new term began Monday with no cross words between the justices, although a steady stream of divisive social issues awaits them in the coming months.
- Businessman to plead guilty in tribal corruption case Updated: Oct-05-15 1:59 pm
HELENA, Montana - A Havre businessman agreed to plead guilty to bribing a tribal official and conspiring to make false claims in order to take federal stimulus money awarded to the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.
- Top economies move toward crackdown on corporate tax dodging Updated: Oct-05-15 11:03 am
PARIS - Dozens of world economies are close to adopting sweeping changes to international tax rules that could end tax-dodging by powerful multinationals - practices believed to deprive governments of up to $240 billion every year.
- Man pleads guilty to corporate espionage; awaits sentencing Updated: Oct-02-15 4:23 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A Chinese-American researcher has pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets from his U.S. employers, but his attorneys are hoping to limit the time he serves in prison.
- Man pleads guilty to corporate espionage, awaits sentencing Updated: Oct-02-15 3:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A researcher has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole trade secrets from his government and civilian employers, but his attorneys are hoping to limit the time he serves in prison.
- Lawsuit: Pork roll company fired employee for passing gas Updated: Oct-02-15 2:36 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - One of New Jersey's top pork roll makers is being sued by the wife of an employee who she says was fired for passing too much gas in the office.
- Feds raid digital currency firm accused of bilking investors Updated: Oct-01-15 2:04 pm
ARCADIA, California - Federal investigators have seized computers and boxes of evidence from Gemcoin, a digital currency firm based in Southern California that's accused of bilking tens of millions of dollars from Chinese and U.S. investors.
- Correction: France-Uber story Updated: Oct-01-15 5:59 am
PARIS - In a story Sept. 30 about two Uber executives, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the names of the executives in some versions. They are Thibaud Simphal and Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty.
- Ex-Arrow Trucking CEO asks Tulsa judge for lighter sentence Updated: Sep-30-15 3:45 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - The former CEO of Arrow Trucking Co. is asking a federal judge in Tulsa for leniency when he's sentenced for conspiracy and tax evasion.
- Woman receives probation in DuPont economic espionage case Updated: Sep-29-15 7:54 pm
OAKLAND, California - A woman accused with her husband and former DuPont employees of stealing and selling trade secrets to China for a highly coveted whitener has been sentenced to three years of probation.
- DA: LI ambulance company official accused of stealing $1.6M Updated: Sep-29-15 7:40 pm
HEMPSTEAD, New York - The president of a Long Island volunteer ambulance company has been arrested on charges alleging he stole more than $1.6 million from the organization.
- Maryland man convicted in major NY cigarette-smuggling case Updated: Sep-29-15 6:49 pm
NEW YORK - A Maryland man accused of spearheading the smuggling of more than a million cartons of untaxed cigarettes into New York state was convicted Tuesday of racketeering but acquitted of charges that he plotted behind bars to get witnesses killed.
- Ex-banker to plead guilty in $1.2B Rothstein Ponzi scheme Updated: Sep-29-15 2:29 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A former Florida executive at TD Bank has reached a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty for his role in ex-lawyer Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.
- Company accused of smuggling realistic police badges into US Updated: Sep-29-15 1:23 pm
ATLANTA - A German company that smuggled realistic-looking police badges into the U.S. in an online sales operation is now facing criminal charges after an undercover FBI investigation, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
- Los Alamos National Bank reaches $1.5M settlement with SEC Updated: Sep-29-15 12:51 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Los Alamos National Bank and its holding company Trinity Capital Corp. have agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle fraud charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Analysis: US-China agreement on cybertheft a first step Updated: Sep-26-15 8:49 am
WASHINGTON - China's pledge to help crack down on hackers who steal commercial secrets from the United States, even coming as it did amid a bit of arm-twisting by President Barack Obama, is a big breakthrough that could reduce U.S.-China tensions and end huge losses for American companies.
- AG: Arizona-licensed foreclosure attorney settles lawsuit Updated: Sep-25-15 5:20 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona-licensed foreclosure attorney has settled a lawsuit over allegations he misled homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure.
- Obama, China's Xi agree to curb economic cyberspying Updated: Sep-25-15 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON - Skeptical of Chinese assurances on cyberspying, President Barack Obama on Friday laid out a fresh threat of sanctions for economic espionage emanating from China, even as he and President Xi Jinping pledged their countries would not conduct or support such hacking.
- Owner of car detailing service indicted on fraud charge Updated: Sep-24-15 8:52 pm
BALTIMORE - The owner of a vehicle detailing company has been indicted on charges of defrauding a car rental company of more than half a million dollars.