Updated September 29 at 12:31am
Justice
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PROVIDENCE – An executive vice president and treasurer with Central Landscaping Construction Co. in Johnston will plead guilty in federal court to charges he orchestrated a scheme to avoid paying contractually obligated union benefits. … more
The U.S. government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen threatens the German automaker with such heavy penalties that, in hindsight, it may not have been worth it for VW to be present in the U.S. market at all. more
The most striking aspect of Apple’s message to customers on Tuesday wasn’t the rejection of U.S. authorities’ demand that the company help them break the encryption of an iPhone owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, who was involved in the murders of 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., last year. more
Uber Technologies Inc. won a ruling that may put off the outcome of a bid by California drivers to be treated as employees in a lawsuit that has grown dramatically in both size and potential liability. more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau last week reached a settlement with payday lender EZCorp Inc., which must pay $10.5 million in penalties and refunds. more
PROVIDENCE – Rep. Daniel P. Reilly, R-Middletown, has introduced legislation that would establish an office of inspector general. The bill would authorize the position as an independent administrative agency charged with the … more
The state legislature is likely to subpoena former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling to compel him to testify regarding the demise of 38 Studios LLC, but the summons is unlikely to carry much power outside of the state. more
A federal grand jury has indicted Christopher Carroll, formerly of Jamestown, for failing to pay more than $250,000 in child support. more
The former state representative who earlier this month entered into a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office from charges of tax and wire fraud could receive a reduced sentence for cooperation. more
The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is pursuing leadership roles in two class action lawsuits against BP and Plains All American for oil spills that affected investors and the environment, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Thursday. more
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