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Keeping Your Balance: Fraud risk factors include ‘The Fraud Triangle’ and behavioral red flags

Michael DeBadts

As the world evolves there are more controls to help monitor assets and activities within organizations than ever before; there are also new threats and opportunities to commit fraud that weren’t even a thought 20 years ago. What is truly ...

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Upcoming Foreclosures as of Sept. 16, 2019

All auctions are held in the foyer on the courthouse steps, Monroe County Hall of Justice, 99 Exchange Blvd., Rochester, N.Y. 14614 Download the PDF or Excel version. Property Address/City/Zip Code/Auction Date/Auction Time/Plaintiff’s Attorney/Judgment Amount 28 Wedgewood Dr Gates 14624 09/16/2019 09:15 AM McCabe, ...

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Mortgages Recorded August 26, 2019

Mortgages   Recorded August 26, 2019                 121   NOT PROVIDED BLAKE, WILLIAM J & BUREAU, SUZANNE E Property Address: 441 GARNSEY ROAD, PERINTON NY Lender: MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY Amount: $115,000.00 CRYLN ACQUISITIONS LLC Property Address: 20 WEST BELLAQUA ...

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Kansas court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban

In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, Roe v. Wade protesters sing the national anthem to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide in Topeka, Kan. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas’ highest court ruled for the first time Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights and blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester method for ending pregnancies. The state Supreme Court’s ruling represented a ...

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Scheme to defraud Xerox ends with fifth guilty plea


A fifth Florida man has pleaded guilty to charges involving a scheme to defraud Xerox Corp. of more than $20 million in toner supplies. Robert Fisher of Daytona, Fla., pleaded guilty before US District Court Judge Elizabeth Wolford Friday in ...

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Harvard bias lawsuit trial begins

In this March 7, 2017 file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination against Asian American applicants in Harvard's admissions process headed to trial in Boston's federal court on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Harvard denies any discrimination, saying it considers race as one of many factors when considering applicants. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

BOSTON — A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University’s admissions process is heading to trial in Boston’s federal court. The group Students for Fair Admissions has accused the Ivy League school of bias against Asian-American applicants, saying it holds ...

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Court Calendars for September 14, 2018

City Court HON. THOMAS R. MORSE Landlord/Tenant 9:30 a.m. 1—Michael O’Leary v April Burgio, Ralph Burgio, et ano, 4195 Lake Ave – Ganguly Brothers PLLC 2—Alfred Messerschmidt v Jonathan Dickerson, 26 Raymond St – Richard Goldberg 3—Abdulrahaman RH M H ...

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Second 5 LINX defendant considering plea deal

Another defendant in the 5 LINX fraud case is considering a plea agreement offered by federal prosecutors. Jeb Tyler, a former 5 LINX vice president, is scheduled to be in U.S. District Court on Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate David G. ...

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Giuliani trying to influence perception of Mueller probe

NEW YORK — A series of seemingly authoritative assertions in recent weeks about the shape and scope of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election interference has helped define it in the public eye, generating countless headlines and cable ...

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Diversity Clerkship summer associates welcomed

From left, Katie Courtney, GRAWA President; Adam Wage, an intern at VLSP; Stephanie McIntyre, one of the program summer associates at Nixon Peabody; Jon Getz, MCBA President-Elect. (Provided)

The Monroe County Bar Association, the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys and the Rochester Black Bar Association sponsored a welcome reception for summer associates in the Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship Program on Wednesday at the First Federal Building.

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Baker decision not Supreme Court’s last word on LGBT rights

WASHINGTON — Lawsuits over LGBT rights are making their way through courts and will continue, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Courts ...

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