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(Updated 11:02 a.m. and 12:03 p.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday announced a $16 million proposed settlement with First Southwest Co., a former financial adviser for the state when it invested $75 million into the now-defunct video game company 38 Studios LLC. more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of R.I. and the R.I. Disability Law Center on Jan. 19 announced the settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of a deaf person who was not provided an interpreter after he was arrested … more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan finance director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
State Street Corp. recently agreed to pay $64.6 million to resolve fraud charges that stem from a criminal investigation into the company defrauding at least six of its clients. more
The R.I. Supreme Court has ruled that the Newport Zoning Board’s approval of a welcome center at The Breakers mansion does not require further review, allowing construction on the center to begin. more
Former state representative Raymond E. Gallison Jr. has agreed to plead guilty to nine criminal charges related to stealing from a dead person’s estate and a special-needs trust, committing fraud and falsifying documents. more
One day after the R.I. Supreme Court ruled on Jan. 9 that the Newport Zoning Board was the correct body to determine if the proposed Breakers Welcome Center was appropriate for the Gilded Age mansion, The Preservation Society of Newport County … more
Navient Corp., the largest servicer of student loans in the United States, was sued by a U.S. regulator over allegations that the company “systematically” cheated borrowers. more
Environmentalists rejoiced Friday, as the state’s largest utility withdrew a proposal to use ratepayer-backed funds to pay for the expansion of natural-gas pipelines in Rhode Island. more
At least one law added to the books by the General Assembly is a good one. We're talking about a ban on "blocking the box." The rule, which took effect Jan. 1, makes it illegal to get stuck in the middle of an intersection after a traffic … more
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