A former secretary to Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted in Manhattan Tuesday of conspiring to sell a $32 million painting by Claude Monet that the Philippine government claims to own.
Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.
Paul Konigsberg was charged with conspiracy to falsify records, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying records of a broker-dealer, falsifying record of an investment adviser and falsifying statements.
Three men have been charged in New Jersey with stealing $6.7 million from an investor, in part by claiming they had special access to Facebook shares before the company went public.
Thomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.
City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.
Defendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.
Federal Judge Paul Gardephe scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for Michael Vanhise during a hearing Thursday.
The jury has had the case since Thursday. If convicted on the most serious charge, Gilberto Valle could face a possible life sentence.
The founder of the United Hindu Cultural Council Senior Center was arrested Monday and charged with stealing more than $50,000, reportedly by filing false invoices for lunches that were never served.
A Newark couple was charged Wednesday with failing to file tax returns for three unregistered companies, as well as money laundering.
A man was arrested and charged with driving off after slamming into a pedestrian in Suffolk County Sunday, and two others were charged with trying to cover up the crime.
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A former secretary to Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos was charged in New York Tuesday with conspiracy to sell valuable artworks that disappeared during the collapse of Marcos’ husband’s regime.
Revelations surrounding David Petraeus’ affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.