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  • Norwegian Court Sentences Iranian-born Man to 30 Years for Oslo LGBT+ Festival Attack

    An Iranian-born Norwegian man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of terrorism in connection with a 2022 attack on an LGBTQ+ festival in Oslo. The Oslo District Court delivered its verdict on Thursday, ruling that the man, identified as Zaniar Matapour, carried out a shooting spree that resulted in…

  • Bishop Lamor Whitehead Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Fraud And Extortion: Legal Insights

    OverviewBishop Lamor Whitehead, known as the “Bling Bishop” for his extravagant lifestyle, has been sentenced to nine years in prison following his conviction on fraud and extortion charges. The sentence was handed down by Manhattan Federal Court Judge Lorna Schofield, marking the culmination of a high-profile case involving significant financial crimes. The Case DetailsBishop Whitehead…

  • Four More States Join Justice Department’s Suit Against Apple For Monopolizing Smartphone Markets

    The Attorneys General of Indiana, Massachusetts, Nevada and Washington on June 11, 2024, joined the civil antitrust lawsuit brought by the Justice Department, 15 states and the District of Columbia against Apple. The suit, file in March, accuses Apple of monopolizing multiple smartphone markets in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act. The department…

  • Trump Undergoes Virtual Probation Interview Ahead Of Sentencing

    Former President Donald Trump is set to undergo a virtual interview with a probation official from the New York City Probation Department. This interview which the New York Times reports happened on Monday, June 10, 2020, follows Trump’s conviction on 34 felony counts of falsifying documents, marking a significant legal milestone as he becomes the…

  • California Socialite Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For 2020 Hit-And-Run Deaths Of Two Young Brothers

    A Southern California socialite, Rebecca Grossman, has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers in a crosswalk over three years ago. The sentencing was handed down on Monday, June 10, 2024. Grossman, the wife of a prominent Los Angeles burn doctor, was found guilty of…

  • Attorney Sentenced For $15M COVID-19 Relief Fraud Conspiracy

    A Georgia attorney and former City of Atlanta police officer, Shelitha Robertson, 62, was handed a sentence of seven years and three months in prison for her role in a scheme to defraud the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) of approximately $15 million. Robertson, along with co-conspirator Chandra Norton, orchestrated a plot to submit fraudulent PPP…

  • White Supremacist Sentenced For Federal Hate Crimes For Conspiracy Targeting Black, Jewish People

    In a legal development on June 4, 2024, a Michigan man received a 26-month prison sentence followed by three years of supervised release for his involvement in a hate crime conspiracy targeting Black and Jewish individuals. Nathan Weeden, 24, from Houghton, was found guilty in January of conspiring with members of a white supremacist group…

  • Former Sales Manager Convicted Of Selling Data On Millions Of U.S. Consumers To Perpetrators Of Mail Fraud Schemes

    Former executives of Epsilon Data Management LLC, Robert Reger and David Lytle, were found guilty of federal criminal charges related to mass-mailing fraud schemes targeting millions of U.S. consumers, announced the Justice Department today. After a two-week trial, the jury convicted Reger, 57, of Boulder, Colorado, and Lytle, 64, of Leawood, Kansas, of conspiracy to…

  • What Does Trump’s Conviction In Hush Money Trial Mean For The Election

    The recent conviction of former President Donald Trump on all 34 charges of fraud related to hush money payments has sparked speculation about its implications for the upcoming election. Trump’s conviction stems from illegal campaign activities and attempts to influence the 2016 election by concealing information about his affair with Stormy Daniels through fraudulent means.…

  • Historic! Trump Convicted Of All 34 Felonies In Hush Money Trial, Sentencing Set For July 11

    Former President Donald Trump was convicted on 34 felony charges of falsifying business records Thursday, May 30, 2024, marking the first time in U.S. history that a former or sitting president has been convicted on criminal charges. The jury found Trump guilty on every count he faced, multiple outlets report. The New York Times noted…