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Jan 11, 2017

Volkswagen to admit guilt in scandal

Volkswagen took a major step toward resolving one of the darkest chapters in its history Wednesday, pleading guilty to an emissions-cheating scandal and agreeing to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil charges as the U.S. announced charges against five new individuals. As part of its settlement, VW pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, obstruction […]

Apr 13, 2012

High Court could look at website agreements

The question of whether federal prosecutors should have the power to levy criminal charges against users who violate terms of service agreements of computers will likely receive U.S. Supreme Court review. In U.S. v. David Nosal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled last week against a Department of Justice interpretation of […]

Jan 18, 2012

Pre-trial motions set in Parrinello case

Local attorney John R. Parrinello is scheduled to be back in Rochester City Court on March 5 for motions and a pre-trial conference. He appeared Wednesday before Judge Thomas Rainbow Morse on charges of criminal obstruction of breathing and second-degree harassment in connection with an alleged incident Jan. 3 in his Rochester office. Parrinello is […]

Jul 28, 2011

Educating teens on cyber-consequences

Forever is a foreign concept to a lot teens. Being old enough to get a driver’s license may seem like it will take forever, so they do not often recognize that things they post on the Internet may not only come back to haunt them ...

Aug 26, 2010

Man charged with running business from prison

Criminal charges have been filed by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s office against Lamont Cooper, 38, formerly of Lancaster, for allegedly operating his Buffalo-based debt-collection agency while incarcerated in federal prison in Batavia on unrelated charges.

Aug 26, 2010

World Series tix could get Paterson in trouble

ALBANY — A special investigation has concluded that Gov. David Paterson’s testimony about his plans to pay for World Series tickets last year was “inaccurate and misleading” and warrants consideration of criminal charges by a prosecutor.

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