News that Fits

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog: DOJ refutes report that it will drop UBS suits.

The New York Times: Antigua dismisses regulator in Stanford case.

The New York Times: Florida: Arrests in Medicare fraud ring.

 The Baltimore Sun: Investor fraud financed 9/11 monument, U.S. says. Madoff lawyer asks judge to ignore ‘hysteria,’ impose 12-year sentence. N.Y. Attorney General plans to sue lawyer for fraud over pensions. False Claims Act case makes second trip to Supreme Court. Holocaust victims’ lawyer disbarred for trust-fund dipping.

WBAL: Former government clerk sentenced for taking bribes.

The Chicago Tribune: Rod Blagojevich friend Christopher Kelly gets 37 months in prison for tax fraud. Sentencing casts doubt on whether Kelly will cooperate with feds in ex-governor’s case. Michigan spammer pleads guilty to fraud. E-mail stock scam netted $2.7 million.

Tampa Bay Online: The owner of a Seattle area chain of Thai restaurants pleaded not guilty Tuesday to paying four of her workers to enter into sham marriages allowing three of her relatives and another Thai national to stay in the U.S.

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