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Fed restricts Wells Fargo’s growth after fraud scandal

The Federal Reserve on Friday imposed an unusually harsh punishment on Wells Fargo for the “widespread consumer abuses” uncovered in the bank’s fraud scandal. Wells will not be allowed to grow beyond the $ 1.95 trillion in assets it had ...

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Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino pleads guilty to tax fraud

Gym, tan, prison? One-time “Jersey Shore” reality star Michael (The Situation) Sorrentino and his brother pleaded guilty to tax charges Friday in Newark Federal Court. The pair were slated to face trial next month on accusations related to nearly $ ...

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‘Jersey Shore’s’ Mike Sorrentino to plead guilty to tax fraud

Mike Sorrentino may have found himself in a real sticky situation. The “Jersey Shore” alum is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud, according to ABC. He and brother Marc will enter their pleas in court on Friday. The Sorrentinos ...

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Huma Abedin’s cousin faces stiff sentence for fraud conviction

Huma Abedin’s family gatherings just got even more awkward. Months after she filed to divorce her now-incarcerated, minor-sexting ex-pol hubby Anthony Weiner, Abedin’s cousin has been convicted on fraud charges in Manhattan Federal Court. Tech entrepreneur Omar Amanat and another ...

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Woman behind 'F— Trump' truck sticker arrested for fraud

A Texas woman is likely swearing at herself after she spoke up about her “F— Trump’ sticker and was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Karen Fonseca became the center of a fracas in Fort Bend County on Wednesday after the ...

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Red Cross fraud wastes $6M meant for Ebola fight in West Africa

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least $ 6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed Saturday. The revelations follow an internal investigation of how the ...

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Researcher for Trump's voter fraud panel busted for child porn

A researcher for President Trump’s controversial voter fraud commission has been arrested on 11 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, according to police and media reports. Ronald Williams II, 37, was arrested last week after Maryland State Police ...

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Rapper DMX says he’s ‘feeling good’ fraud trial date is set

Rapper DMX’s fraud trial will start in February, a judge decided Thursday. DMX, whose legal name is Earl Simmons, appeared in Manhattan Federal Court at 4 p.m.The “Party Up” singer had pleaded not guilty on July 14 to charges he ...

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Fyre Festival founder pleads not guilty in fraud case

The man behind a disastrous Bahamas music festival pleaded not guilty Monday to swindling investors who put money into the failed event. Billy McFarland, 25, is charged with two counts of wire fraud and two counts of making false statements ...

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Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland seeks plea deal on fraud charges

The failed Fyre Festival founder is looking for a break after bilking investors. Billy McFarland, 25, is in negotiating a plea deal after prosecutors say he duped two investors  — who backed the Bahamas debacle  — out of $ 1.2 ...

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