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Justice
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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
NEW BEDFORD – Federal authorities raided one of the best-known seafood wholesalers in the Northeast late last month, arresting owner Carlos Rafael on charges of conspiracy and falsifying records. Rafael, 64, of Carlos Seafood on South … more
Bank of America Corp., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are among 22 financial companies accused of colluding to manipulate auctions of U.S. Treasury securities in a lawsuit filed by investors. more
Hugh T. Clements Jr., chief of police in Providence, has been appointed president of the Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association. He is the first Providence police chief to serve as president of the association since 1960. He holds a B.A. in … more
Michael Lewis may have spelled out the supposed menace of high-frequency trading in his bestseller “Flash Boys.” What he didn’t do is provide a basis for investors to sue stock exchanges or banks. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that general contractor Khaled Gabr, 46, of 52 Columbus Ave., Pawtucket, pleaded no contest last week before Superior Court Justice William E. Carnes Jr. to misappropriation of funds over … more
The most interesting political meeting this week may be the one between Valerie Jarrett, the closest confidante of President Barack Obama, and Mark Holden, the general counsel for Koch Industries, the conglomerate owned by the anti-Obama Koch brothers. more
R.I. Tax Administrator David M. Sullivan has joined a national effort to encourage citizens to safeguard their personal and financial information online and at home. more
EAST PROVIDENCE – A paving contractor charged with fraudulent activity was recently shut down and ordered to pay $32,450 in restitution to 12 customers, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said last week. Kilmartin's office and the Rhode … more
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