Conspiracy

College admissions scandal
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AP News
May 26, 2020 - 11:46 am
A Pennsylvania man has agreed to plead guilty to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit. Read more here.
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Bridget Kelly
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AP News
May 07, 2020 - 10:22 am
The Supreme Court has thrown out the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Read more here.
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Amish farm
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Jim Melwert
January 31, 2020 - 3:08 pm
A Berks County man has been charged with running one of the largest Ponzi schemes based in Pennsylvania, where he allegedly he ripped off the Amish and Mennonite communities for $60 million. Read more here.
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The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade.
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 1:07 pm
The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday in federal court in Pittsburgh against two Russian men in what authorities say was one of the worst computer hacking and bank fraud schemes of the past decade. Read more here.
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Intersection of 29th and Jefferson streets in Brewerytown, where two women were stabbed Monday night, one of them fatally, in violence apparently sparked by social media posts.
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Kristen Johanson
October 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
Murder charges, among others, have been held against the woman accused of repeatedly stabbing another and critically injuring her sister this summer in Brewerytown.
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani arrives to campaign for Republican Senate hopeful Mike Braun on November 3, 2018 in Franklin Township, Indiana. Braun is locked in a tight race with incumbent Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly.
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AP News
October 10, 2019 - 10:46 am
Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump's re-election.
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John Dougherty and Bobby Henon
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Pat Loeb
August 07, 2019 - 2:02 pm
UPDATED: 4:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A federal judge in Philadelphia heard arguments Wednesday on whether there should be two separate trials in the corruption case against Philadelphia Local 98 union leader John Dougherty and his seven co-defendants. The 116-count indictment...
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Jeffrey Bizzack, left, arrives at federal court with a member of his defense team, Wednesday July 24, 2019, in Boston where he is expected to plead guilty to charges for allegedly paying to get his son into the University of Southern California.
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July 24, 2019 - 10:39 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California man accused of paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California is expected to plead guilty to a federal charge. Jeffrey Bizzack is scheduled to enter his plea in Boston's federal court Wednesday. He agreed in June to plead guilty to conspiracy to...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
July 12, 2019 - 11:58 am
UPDATED: 4:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Disgraced former congressman Chaka Fattah Sr. has been sentenced again to 10 years in prison for various charges, including racketeering, bribery, conspiracy and fraud. Fattah, 62, has served two and a half years of the sentence. His lawyers said...
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In this courtroom artist's sketch, defendant Jeffrey Epstein, center, sits with attorneys Martin Weinberg, left, and Marc Fernich during his arraignment in New York federal court, Monday, July 8, 2019.
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July 09, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — There is only one Justice Department, but two of its largest U.S. attorneys' offices came to vastly different conclusions about what to do with financier Jeffrey Epstein over allegations he sexually molested dozens of underage...
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