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Embattled Fall River mayor fights recall effort

FALL RIVER – Embattled Mayor Jasiel Correia II wants to keep his job and is asking people not to support a recall effort.Correia, facing...
JAMES E. DOYLE III has pleaded guilty to 31 counts of bank fraud and one count each of filing a false tax return and failing to file a tax return for a check-kiting scheme that lasted from 2013 to 2016. / COURTESY WJAR-TV NBC 10

Doyle pleads guilty to bank fraud, tax crimes

PROVIDENCE – Little more than a month after being charged by the federal government with 31 counts of bank fraud and one count each...
JAME E. DOYLE II was charged with 31 counts of bank fraud and one count each of filing a false tax return and failing to file a tax return. / COURTESY WJAR-TV NBC 10

Former R.I. Sen. James E. Doyle III charged with bank fraud...

PROVIDENCE – Former state senator and businessman James E. Doyle III of Pawtucket has been charged with 31 counts of bank fraud and one...
BLIND JUSTICE stands outside of U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., where the fraud trial of Paul Manafort is taking place. Testimony Thursday indicated that Manafort tried to defraud Citizens Bank while applying for a real estate loan. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Manafort jury told of doctored letter, condo lies, Citizens involvement

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The fraud trial of Paul Manafort resumed with prosecutors offering witnesses to focus on the nine bank-fraud counts against President Donald...
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Five Questions With Zachary A. Cunha

Zachary A. Cunha | Chief of the civil division, U.S. Attorney’s Office in Rhode Island1. As chief of the civil division, what are your...

City sues opioid manufacturers, distributors over deceptive marketing

PROVIDENCE – The city has filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, asserting the deceptive marketing, prescribing, overdistribution and sale of opioids have...
THE METLIFE BUILDING, home of the MetLife Inc. headquarters, stands in New York. The company was the target of a complaint filed Monday by Mass. Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin, charging MetLife with failing to make pension payments to hundreds of Massachusetts retirees. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Galvin charges MetLife with fraud over failed pension payments

PROVIDENCE – Mass. Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin filed a complaint Monday charging financial-services giant MetLife Inc. with failing to make payments to hundreds...
FOUR INDIVIDUALS pleaded guilty to federal tax charges related to vehicle maintenance vendors for the United States Postal Service in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

4 plead guilty to fraud in Postal Service vehicle maintenance investigation

PROVIDENCE – Four individuals pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to federal charges related to payments to vendors who performed maintenance to United States...

Landings Real Estate Group project manager indicted on fraud, identity-theft charges

PROVIDENCE – Gregory Meeker, 55, of Barrington, a project manager for Newport-based real estate development company Landings Real Estate Group, has been indicted on...

Most-read stories of 2017, PBN.com

1 2017 40 Under Forty winners chosenPOSTED ONLINE: June 16Providence Business News has chosen the winners for its 13th 40 Under Forty program, to...
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