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When Elizabeth Arden Inc. was looking for a potential buyer five years ago, a former UBS compliance officer with access to information about the possible acquisition was exchanging text messages with a trader friend who bought shares in the beauty products company, a London jury heard Monday.
The owner of a shuttered Miami home health care agency will head to prison for two and a half years after being sentenced Monday for his role in a fraud scheme that caused Medicare to pay nearly $1 million in claims for services that were never provided.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has sanctioned a former Mexican governor and magistrate judge for their alleged involvement with one of the "most dangerous" drug cartels, including receiving bribes in exchange for letting senior gang members off easily.
The final court of appeal for the U.K.'s overseas territories won't stop New York bankruptcy proceedings against a British Virgin Islands fund that fed Bernard L. Madoff's Ponzi scheme, saying Monday that domestic law lets foreign courts hear liquidations.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a Crow Tribe member's state court conviction for crossing state lines to hunt elk in the Bighorn National Forest, ruling that the tribe's treaty right to hunt didn't end when Wyoming became a state.