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Justice
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Gordon D. Fox, the former R.I. House speaker and vice chairman of the Providence Board of Licenses, was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for stealing $108,000 in campaign funds, accepting a $52,000 bribe and filing false tax returns. more
(Updated 3:12 p.m.) Former HealthSource RI director Christine C. Ferguson was arrested over the weekend by police for allegedly procuring alcohol for a minor. more
(Updated 2:23 p.m.) The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday charged a former Bancorp Rhode Island Inc. board member with inside trading, alleging he tipped off three acquaintances about the bank’s potential acquisition with Brookline Bancorp Inc. in 2011. more
Summer Infant, a maker of products for the newborn to age 3 group, has sued board member and former CEO Carol Bramson as well as two other former company executives and company consultants in federal court alleging theft and misappropriation of trade secrets after it says they were caught “red-handed” by writing about their plans to create a competing company. more
Rhode Island and 30 other states reached a settlement with three national credit reporting agencies who have agreed to pay $6 million, of which the Ocean State would receive about $90,000. more
Lawyers for JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, and units of Citigroup Inc. and Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC filed into a courtroom some 60 miles northeast of Manhattan to admit to a global conspiracy to manipulate currency markets. more
(Updated 2:27 p.m.) Retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank J. Williams has been appointed mediator in the 38 Studios litigation. more
A federal lawsuit has been filed against four phony cancer charities and their operators who allegedly scammed more than $187 million from consumers around the country, according to Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin. more
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for helping detonate two bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line, in an attack that killed three, wounded hundreds and laid bare the threat of homegrown terrorism in post 9-11 America. more
A $25.6 million verdict has been delivered against Rhode Island Hospital, the largest negligence verdict in state history, the Associated Press reported. more
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