Lindsay Lohan, Jake Paul Among 8 Celebs Named In Alleged Crypto Scheme

Eight celebrities including actor Lindsay Lohan and YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul were slapped with an official complaint accusing them of promoting cryptocurrencies without disclosing they were paid to do so. The Securities and Exchange Commission allegations are part of the federal agency’s larger enforcement action against cryptocurrency mogul Justin Sun and three of his companies: Iron … Read more

Russian influencer accused of $1.55 million tax evasion scheme — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union

An Instagrammer with more than four million subscribers allegedly cooked the books to hide the size of her coaching business A well-known Russian Instagram blogger, who teaches others how to become popular online, is under investigation for allegedly failing to pay $1.55 million in taxes. She previously pledged to discharge her debt to the state … Read more

US demands to sell TikTok are a political extortion scheme — RT World News

Washington’s gangster-like attempts to take over the social media app reveal an inability to tolerate competition By Timur Fomenko, a political analyst  The TikTok wars are heating up. The Biden administration has reportedly issued an ultimatum to the Chinese company Bytedance that it must sell the social media application or face a ban in the US. … Read more

NY grand jury investigating Trump hush money scheme to hear from former Michael Cohen legal adviser

Washington CNN  —  Attorney Robert Costello, once a legal adviser to Trump attorney Michael Cohen, will appear Monday before the New York grand jury investigating the former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a scheme to pay hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels. Costello, who has represented Trump allies like Steve Bannon and … Read more

Alvin Bragg: the Manhattan DA leading the probe into Trump’s role in hush money scheme

CNN  —  Alvin Bragg, a former New York state and federal prosecutor, drew national attention when he made history as the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office first Black district attorney. Now he is back in the spotlight as his office nears a conclusion in its yearslong investigation into former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a … Read more

Massachusetts man plotted $10K murder-for-hire scheme to kill wife, prosecutors say

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A Massachusetts husband who “complained about his wife seeking a restraining order against him” has admitted to trying to hire a contract killer to murder her, federal prosecutors say.  Massimo Marenghi, 56, of Malden, now faces up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty to one count of murder-for-hire, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office … Read more

10 charged in scheme to defraud food program for low-income children in Minnesota

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Ten more people have been charged in connection with a scheme to steal more than $250 million from a federal program designed to provide meals to low-income children in Minnesota, federal prosecutors said Monday. A total of 60 people have now been charged in the conspiracy, in which authorities say a group of people took … Read more

Manhattan DA says ‘focus is on the evidence and the law’ in probe of Trump hush money scheme

CNN  —  New York City prosecutors probing former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a hush money scheme and cover-up are focused “on the evidence and the law,” Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg said this weekend. Speaking on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Bragg did not go into detail about what he called the “active investigation” but instead … Read more

Air Force One: New color scheme unveiled that discards Trump’s design

CNN  —  The US Air Force unveiled a new color scheme for the new Air Force One jets under construction on Friday, doing away with the darker red, white, and blue chosen by former President Donald Trump and opting for a modernized version of the classic design of the president’s aircraft. The color scheme also … Read more