Kentucky News: Former Allen County Accountant, Stephen C. Jones Sentenced for Wire Fraud, Filing Fraudulent Federal Tax Returns

Defrauded employer of more than $700,000 over a five-year period BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A former Allen County, Kentucky, accountant was sentenced by United States District Judge Greg N. Stivers to 24 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution of $766,349.59, announced United States Attorney Russell M. […]

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South Carolina News: Georgia Man, Marial Watson Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri Lydon stated today that Marial Watson, age 29, of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston, South Carolina, for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. United States District Judge Richard M. Gergel, of Charleston, sentenced […]

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LOUISVILLE, Ky | Kentucky bourbon inventory at highest level since 1972

LOUISVILLE, Ky— Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries ratcheted up production again last year, boosting overall inventory to 7.5 million barrels of aging whiskey — the highest volume since 1972, an industry group said Thursday. Rounds of distillery expansions and start-ups have put the sector on a trajectory toward higher production, but an industry leader warned trade disputes […]

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WASHINGTON | Trump postpones meeting with Rod Rosenstein, White House says they don’t want to ‘interfere’ with Kavanaugh hearing

WASHINGTON — Trump postpones meeting with Rod Rosenstein, White House says they don’t want to ‘interfere’ with Kavanaugh hearing. By Associated Press Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump postpones meeting with Rod Rosenstein, White House says they don’t want to ‘interfere’ with Kavanaugh hearing at STL.News. Source link

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FRB News: Federal Reserve Board approves action by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Board approves increase in the discount rate WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve Board has approved actions on Thursday by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Minneapolis, increasing the discount rate (the primary credit rate) at the Banks from 2-1/2 percent to 2-3/4 percent, effective immediately. SOURCE: […]

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Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Nicole Lescarbeau, Former Financial Officer of Non-Profit Charged with Embezzling over $1.3 Million

BOSTON, Ms. – The former financial officer of a Boston-based non-profit was arrested today and charged in connection with a fraud and embezzlement scheme that that netted over $1.3 million dollars. Nicole Lescarbeau, 51, of Canton, was charged in an indictment unsealed today with three counts of wire fraud, five counts of bank fraud, and […]

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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has postponed his highly anticipated meeting with embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week to avoid interfering with the Senate hearing on sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders […]

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Delaware News: Two Delaware men, Harry Harrison, Basil Wilson, arrested by DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit for illegal dumping in Sussex County

GEORGETOWN, DE – During an ongoing investigation into reports of illegal dumping in the Georgetown area, Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Delaware men September 22 on illegal dumping and drug-paraphernalia-related charges. Harry Harrison, 50, of Houston, Delaware, was charged with one count of causing or contributing to the disposal […]

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