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Jason Stevens Sentencing

Owner Of Shuttered Wedding Venue ReBar Gets Up To 10 Years In Prison

The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.

07/21/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Puts Aside Probe Of Rep. Grimm So DOJ Can Proceed

The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.

05/23/2014

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Former Marcos Secretary Convicted In Disapparance Of $32 Million Painting

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.

11/18/2013

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Former New York State Sen. Pedro Espada Gets 5 Years In Prison

The once-influential politician was convicted previously in a separate case alleging he looted more than $500,000 from taxpayer-subsidized health clinics in the Bronx.

06/14/2013

A bank teller displays $100 bills (file/credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/GettyImages)

Newark Couple Charged With Tax Fraud, Money Laundering

A Newark couple was charged Wednesday with failing to file tax returns for three unregistered companies, as well as money laundering.

02/06/2013

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NYC Investigation Reveals Major Fraud Among Tax Preparers

During an inspection of more than 1,200, 1 in 3 were found to be misrepresenting qualifications, violating consumer rights and illegally advertising rapid refunds.

03/30/2011

Former NJ DYFS Worker Sentenced For Tax Fraud

A former employee of New Jersey’s family services agency has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for filing false tax returns and cashing forged refund checks in the names of clients served by the agency.

08/30/2010