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April 17, 2015 7:07 AM NY tax preparer admits helping prepare false tax returns

Federal authorities say a tax preparer in Queens has admitted helping prepare false individual tax returns from 2007 to 2011. According to prosecutors, 61-year-old Celamour Berus has pleaded guilty to 42 federal tax charges stemming from Celamour Enterprises operated at his home. Authorities say he prepared tax returns that claimed false charitable contributions 13

April 17, 2015 2:45 AM California Governor Brown hears business concerns about drought plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday promised to consider the concerns of businesses affected by his order to cut urban water use by 25 percent as the prolonged drought in the most populous U.S. state drags into its fourth year. Brown, a Democrat, met Thursday with representatives from businesses that would be affected 22

April 17, 2015 2:05 AM Report: Nuke dump radiation leak could have been prevented

Report: Nuke dump radiation leak could have been prevented ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository could have been prevented, a team of investigators said Thursday. A combination of poor management, lapses in safety and a lack of proper procedures 75

April 17, 2015 1:11 AM Party Politics: FEC at Loggerheads on How to Celebrate Anniversary

Federal Election Commission can’t agree on food, venue; The Great Bagel Compromise Washington is gridlocked. But nothing in Washington is as gridlocked as the Federal Election Commission. That includes party planning. This year is the 40th anniversary of the FEC, which was founded in the wake of Watergate. In figuring out how to mark the occasion, officials 122 9

April 17, 2015 12:42 AM Investigators: Radiation release at nuclear waste dump could have been prevented

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of the federal government's only underground nuclear waste repository could have been prevented, a team of investigators said Thursday. A combination of poor management, lapses in safety and a lack of proper procedures were outlined in a final report released by the U.S. Department 26

April 17, 2015 12:17 AM Arkansas ex-judge in Charlize Theron adoption leak loses law license

(Reuters) - A former Arkansas judge who was forced from the bench for disclosing confidential information about an adoption by actress Charlize Theron was allowed on Thursday to voluntarily surrender his law license by the Arkansas Supreme Court. Michael Maggio had pleaded guilty to a federal felony bribery offense unrelated to the Theron adoption case and in March 14

April 16, 2015 10:45 PM Investment adviser from N.J. charged in $20 million fraud

An investment adviser from Livingston has been charged with defrauding clients out of $20 million while working at JP Morgan Chase, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and published reports. Michael Oppenheim, 48, has been charged with embezzlement, wire fraud, securities fraud and investment advisor fraud carried out over the course 73

April 16, 2015 10:13 PM The Mansions Owned by White-Collar Criminals

Enron, Tyco, WorldCom. A look at the mansions built or bought with corporate fraud The 2000s saw a tidal wave of corporate scandals in which some of the world’s top business titans moved out of their palatial homes, ritzy ski lodges and vast ranches and checked into prison cells. Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities—in these 123 12

April 16, 2015 9:57 PM New Jersey man, 2 companies plead guilty in biofuels scam

A New Jersey man and two companies he co-owns have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a biofuels scam that became one of the largest frauds in Indiana history and bilked taxpayers and fuel buyers out of tens of millions of dollars, prosecutors said. Joseph Furando of Montvale, New Jersey, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Indianapolis to all of the charges 77

April 16, 2015 9:34 PM Facebook, not EU, is Google's biggest threat

SAN FRANCISCO -- European anti-trust chief Margrethe Vestager has joined Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on top of the list of people that Google investors should fear most. Vestager's decision to charge Google with using its search monopoly to quash smaller rivals in the broader market for online services is going to be more than just a huge time suck for the American 17