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9th Circuit Says Feds May Not Prosecute State-Legal Medical Marijuana Suppliers - The Appeals Court Rules that Congress has Forbidden such Interference

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Sep 01, 2016

Original Link: http://reason.com/blog/2016/08/17/9th-circuit-says-feds-may-not-prosecute By: Jacob Sullum. Yesterday a federal appeals court ruled that a spending rider approved by Congress in 2014 and 2015 prohibits the Justice Department from prosecuting marijuana suppliers who "fully comply...

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Charge: Dealer Painted, Drugged Horses before Sale

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Oct 27, 2010 LOS ANGELES. A Southern California horse dealer has reached a plea deal after being accused of selling animals that were sick, drugged and sometimes painted a different color, federal prosecutors said Friday. Trina Lee Kenney, of Wrightwood, agreed to plead guilty to one felony cou...

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Federal Judge castigates FBI over Third World “Interrogation Techniques and Imposes Minimum Sentence on Alleged Terrorist Activist

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Oct 27, 2010. FBI 17 Years Wiretap into Alleged Muslim Terrorist Activities by Phoenix Man Nets a Mere 18 months for “Martha Stewart” type “false statements” to the FBI! PHOENIX, ARIZONA–A local respected Muslim leader, facing a potential 96 months sentence for allegedly lying to the FBI during...

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Law Firm Trio Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud U.S.

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Sep 1, 2009 SACRAMENTO, Calif.: United States Attorney Lawrence G. Brown announced today that WAYNE J. MAJORS, 55, his wife, LEAH M. ANDERSON, 37, and his sister SANDRA VILLEGAS, 58, currently residing in Arizona, pleaded guilty last Friday before United States District Judge Lawrence K. Karlt...

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Former Union Boss Agrees to Plead Guilty in Scheme to Defraud Non-Profit Formed by Another Union Leader

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Aug 31, 2009. The former president of Service Employees International Union, Local 660, has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges in a scheme that defrauded a non-profit organization formed by another labor leader through the use of bogus consulting contracts. In a plea agreement filed this ...

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Hedge Fund Manager Who Raised $44 Million in Scheme that Bilked Relatives Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Posted on Aug 28, 2009 4:50pm CDT. The founder and manager of two Beverly Hills hedge funds pleaded guilty today to federal fraud charges, admitting that he ran a Ponzi scheme targeting family members who suffered losses of more than $25 million. Bradley L. Ruderman, 46, of Beverly Hills, pleade...

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Former SK Foods Vice President Pleads Guilty in Tomato Industry Corruption Case

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Aug 27, 2009 SACRAMENTO, Calif.: United States Attorney Lawrence G. Brown announced that JEFFREY SHERMAN BEASLEY, 63, of Lockeford, Calif., pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Sacramento to one count of participating in a conspiracy to deprive the customers of SK Foods of the honest s...

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Former Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

Posted by Joseph Shemaria | Jan 22, 2015

Aug 22, 2009 SAN JOSE, Calif.: Janusz Lament pleaded guilty in federal court today to making false financial claims against the United States Department of Defense, wire fraud, and transporting money out of the United States to further unlawful activity, United States Attorney Joseph P. Russonie...

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