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Sojourner House receives $550K grant to house assault victims

PROVIDENCE – Sojourner House Inc. has received a $550,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to help fund...
ONE MAN was indicted, while another was said to have agreed to plead guilty to charges related to an alleged conspiracy to file for fraudulent forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

DOJ: Warwick man to plead guilty to attempted PPP fraud

PROVIDENCE – In May, two businessmen from Rhode Island and Massachusetts were named by federal prosecutors as the first in the country to be...

Five R.I. residents charged with laundering money from Nigeria-based fraud schemes

PROVIDENCE – Five Rhode Island residents are among six people charged by a federal grand jury with laundering millions of dollars gained through multifaceted...

Sojourner House receives $500K grant to aid human trafficking victims

PROVIDENCE – The state has received a $499,998 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs and its component, the Office...

Narragansett Police Department receives $100K community policing grant

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Police Department has received a $99,993 Community Policing Development Microgrant Program grant, U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island...

URI professor developing abuse-reporting app to help people with intellectual disabilities

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island assistant professor is working with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and local organizations in creating an app...
LOS ANDES LLC has been ordered to pay $775,000 related to a Department of Labor complaint alleging that the company failed to pay overtime wages between October, 2013 and October 2016.

Los Andes ordered to pay $775K over alleged overtime pay violations

PROVIDENCE – Los Andes LLC, doing business as Los Andes Restaurant, must pay $775,000 to the U.S. Department of Labor for violations of overtime...
A FORMER construction manager for Landings Real Estate Group has pleaded guilty to twelve counts of bank fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Former R.I. construction manager pleads guilty to fraud and identity theft

PROVIDENCE – Gregory Meeker, a former construction manager for a Newport-based real estate development company, pleaded guilty to 12 counts of bank fraud and...
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has appealed a ruling that blocked the U.S. Department of Justice from requiring communities to comply with immigration mandates before receiving federal funding. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Cities, feds spar in court over immigration requirements

BOSTON (AP) — Two Rhode Island cities and the Trump administration were back in court Wednesday arguing over whether the federal government can require...
THE U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has sued Omnicare and parent Comoany CVS Health alleging that the company fraudulently billed federal health care programs for improperly renewed prescriptions for elderly and disabled customers from 2010 to 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

DOJ sues Omnicare and parent CVS over alleged “rollover” prescriptions for...

WOONSOCKET – The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has filed a lawsuit against Omnicare Inc. and its parent CVS Health...

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