Tag: Conspiracy

CEO calls FirstEnergy’s conduct ‘wrong and unacceptable’

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CLEVELAND — FirstEnergy Corp.'s conduct in secretly funding a $60 million bribery scheme to win a $1 billion bailout for two nuclear power plants...

FirstEnergy to pay $230M in agreement in Ohio bribery case

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CINCINNATI — The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio admitted Thursday to using dark money groups to...

Clarification: Bribery Investigation-Ohio story

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CINCINNATI — In some versions of story published July 22, 2021, The Associated Press reported that FirstEnergy Corp. in Ohio was charged with conspiracy...

UK: Con woman stole diamonds by swapping them for pebbles

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LONDON — A British court has heard how a woman...

Are Jan. 6 rioters traitors? So far, criminal charges say no

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CHICAGO — Plotted to block the certification of Joe Biden's election victory: Check. Discussed bringing weapons into Washington to aid in the plan: Check....

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...

Man who stormed Capitol with Oath Keepers pleads guilty

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An Alabama man who stormed the U.S. Capitol with members of the Oath Keepers extremist group pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy and is cooperating...

Ex-police chief, 5 others charged in Capitol riot conspiracy

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A former California police chief and five other men have been indicted on conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol,...

Maryland man gets 6 years for $1 million in fraud schemes

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BALTIMORE — A Maryland man was sentenced to more than six years for a series of fraud schemes that cost victims more than $1...

Murder suspect’s brother gets 12 years for hiding sibling

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FORT WORTH, Texas — The brother of a Texas man accused of fatally shooting his two teenage daughters in 2008 has been sentenced to...