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Justice
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Gunmakers’ shares jumped following the massacre at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub that left at least 50 people dead. more
Bank of America Corp. admitted to wrongdoing in settling a U.S. regulator’s allegations that it misused billions of dollars in customer funds to finance trades that benefited the firm. more
PROVIDENCE – The owner of Oasis Market convenience store pleaded guilty to a million-dollar food stamp fraud scheme. Sami Almuhtaseb, 45, of Smithfield, admitted in federal court on April 15 to defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition … more
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
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
PROVIDENCE – The 50-year-old operator of El Centro Multiservicios LLC, a tax-preparation service in the city, has agreed to plead guilty to federal tax and wire fraud charges, U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha said last week. According to … more
BURRILLVILLE – Three climate activists who bound themselves to construction equipment at a natural gas compressor station are looking at a legal bill. According to a report by ecoRI News, the town's attorney, Oleg Nikolyszyn, is seeking … more
A Providence woman and North Providence man plead no contest this week to unemployment insurance benefit fraud, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Thursday. more
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