Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg made a significant announcement on Friday, unveiling charges against six individuals accused of orchestrating a campaign finance fraud scheme in an attempt to secure additional public matching funds for New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ 2021 mayoral campaign.
Donald Trump’s business was fined $1.6 million on Friday for a plan in which the former president’s senior employees avoided paying personal income taxes while receiving opulent benefits. This is a symbolic, very little setback for a corporation with billions of dollars in assets. After the Trump Organization was found guilty of 17 tax offenses, including conspiracy and fabricating company records, last month, the judge could only impose a punishment on it.
The amount ordered by Judge Juan Manuel Merchan was double the taxes that a select group of executives were able to dodge on advantages like rent-free residences in Trump buildings, high-end vehicles, and private school tuition. It was the maximum amount permitted by law.
Elizabeth Holmes, the former chief executive of the blood-testing startup Theranos, was sentenced on Friday to more than 11 years in federal prison for her role in defrauding investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars. Holmes, once seen as a Silicon Valley wunderkind, was ordered to begin her prison sentence on April 27, 2023, in a case U.S. District Judge Edward Davila described as “troubling on so many levels.”
Two operatives working with an attorney for former President Donald Trump were escorted into the county’s election offices by a Republican county official in Georgia. Newly obtained video footage shows that this happened on the same day that a voting system was breached there.
Arizona is known to be the swing state, but Republican Kari Lake has the right tactics that would turn heads to her direction. She is running to be governor of Arizona. She recently spoke to the suburban areas of southern Arizona, saying that the 2020 election was stolen by Joe Biden. She, among others who claimed that the election was stolen, is among many who see that America is failing in choosing their rightful leader.
Former NFL wide receiver Kenbrell Armod Thompkins pleaded guilty on Monday in Miami federal county to stealing identities to fraudulently obtain coronavirus-related unemployment insurance benefits in California
On Tuesday, a $2 million class-action settlement was reached between the organizers of the infamously disastrous Fyre Fest and 277 ticket holders in the Southern District of New York Bankruptcy court.