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Pittsford man sentenced

Richard Kaufman, of Pittsford, has been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr. to 46 months in prison. A jury found Kaufman guilty of bank and loan fraud and conspiracy to commit bank and loan fraud. He ...

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Fourth Department — Probate — Fraud: Castor v. Pulaski, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Probate — Fraud Standing — Extraordinary Circumstances Castor v. Pulaski, et al. CA 12-01383 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County Background: The plaintiff commenced a fraud action against the defendants in connection with the probate of ...

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Rochester man admits fraud

Chauncee McFarland, 35, of Rochester, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer to conspiracy to defraud the United States, and a scheme to defraud insurance premium finance companies. McFarland faces up 20 years in prison. From 2010 ...

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Webster accountant admits fraud

Joseph Karl Muller, 54, of Webster, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. The charges carry a mandatory minimum sentence of two years in prison, a maximum of 30 years, ...

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Retired Buffalo cop admits defrauding injured

Patrick S. O’Mara, 52, of Buffalo, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud before Chief U.S. District Judge William M Skretny. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both. O’Mara, according to Assistant ...

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Fourth Department — Fraud: Tra-lin Corporation v. Empire Beef Co.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Fraud Breach of Contract Tra-lin Corporation v. Empire Beef Co. CA 13-00881 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The plaintiff commenced an action asserting breach of contract and fraud after the defendant rescinded payment for ...

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Second Circuit — Bankruptcy — Fraud: In re: Douglas Palermo

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Bankruptcy — Fraud Severance — Prejudgment Interest In re: Douglas Palermo 11-848-cv(L) Judges Kearse, Pooler and Livingston Background: The defendant appealed from a jury verdict finding that he had received fraudulent transfers ...

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New trial date for former Sen. Bruno

ALBANY — A federal judge has scheduled a new fraud trial in May for the ex-leader of New York’s Senate. Retired Sen. Joseph Bruno is accused of accepting more than $400,000 from a businessman for helping with state grants. The ...

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Court of Appeals — Fraud – Knowledge: State of New York v. Greenberg, et al.

New York State Court of Appeals Fraud – Knowledge Sufficiency of Evidence – Prior Criminal Trial State of New York v. Greenberg, et al. No. 63 Judge Smith Background: The attorney general brought suit against the defendants alleging numerous allegations ...

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Second Circuit — Fraud — Tracing Proceeds: United States v. Walsh

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  Fraud — Tracing Proceeds Drugs-in, First-Out Approach United States v. Walsh 12-2383-cr Judges Jacobs, Cabranes and Wesley Background: The defendant appealed from an order denying his motion to release assets frozen in a ...

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