Updated February 10 at 12:28am
Justice
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A $1.45 million settlement has been reached between the University of Rhode Island and its insurance carrier with the family of a University of Rhode Island baseball player who died three days after a “strength and conditioning” team workout on the campus in October 2011. more
A financial management consultant has been indicted for allegedly embezzling more than $1 million in bank account funds and from employee 401(k) pension fund contributions from New England Anesthesiologists Inc. more
A federal grand jury indicted a 55-year-old Pawtucket businessman and three others charged with an alleged stolen identity and tax refund scam that targeted mostly Puerto Ricans and yielded $2.8 million. more
Rhode Island’s attorney general is warning consumers against an “aggressive scam” targeting the state’s older population involving fraudulent sweepstakes. more
A 45-year-old man was sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison last week after pleading guilty to bank fraud. more
Large businesses from Main Street to Wall Street are urging the Supreme Court to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has referred a complaint involving possible employee criminal conduct to the state police for investigation. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) Former R.I House Speaker Gordon D. Fox has been charged with three felonies – bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return – and pending court approval of a plea agreement, he could spend up to three years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha. 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
CVS Health Corp. has agreed to pay $450,000 to resolve allegations that several of its Rhode Island stores violated the federal Controlled Substances Act by filling invalid prescriptions and maintaining deficient records. more
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