October 21, 2019

Man arrested in Caribbean on $4.5 million arson indictment after allegedly torching two Denver buildings near Broncos stadium

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By Kirk Mitchell From Denver Post On May 10, Michael Marte allegedly lit two buildings on Grove Street on fire A 53-year-old man recently arrested in the Carribean has been indicted in federal court on arson and fraud charges accusing him of torching two townhome buildings near Broncos Stadium at Mile High last year in […]

U.S. District Court orders Florida based media company to pay more than $6.5 million in restitution to various Concacaf member associations

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From Concacaf US Imagina, LLC Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Football Federations Miami (Tuesday, July 10, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced that earlier today the Honorable Pamela K. Chen, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, sentenced U.S.-based media company, US Imagina, LLC, […]

SICK BETRAYAL Australian mummy blogger ‘injected URINE into nine-year-old daughter’s jugular vein’ and fed her laxatives so she could post about child’s ‘illness’

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By Candace Sutton for news.com.au From The Sun UK The 44-year-old was charged after doctors noticed yeast and fungus growing in the nine-year-old’s intravenous drip after she was admitted to hospital in 2015 with renal failure A MUMMY blogger with a global internet following is due to stand trial accused of injecting URINE into her […]

FTC, States put remaining defendants in massive Caribbean cruise lines robocall operation in permanent dry dock

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The Federal Trade Commission and 10 states have closed the book on the remaining defendants who assisted a Florida-based cruise line company in running an illegal telemarketing campaign that flooded consumers with billions of unwanted robocalls. In settling the charges, Fred Accuardi and his companies are barred from robocalling and illegal telemarketing, as well as […]

U.S. judge approves but critiques SEC’s ‘phantom’ deal with [Cayman Islands] bank

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By Nate Raymond | NEW YORK From Reuters The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday won approval of a settlement with failed Cayman Islands-based Caledonian Bank Ltd, despite criticism by a federal judge of the regulator’s handling of the case and of the accord itself. U.S. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan questioned whether […]

US: Twin cities-area insulators secretary, business manager charged [trips to Cayman Islands]

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By Carl Horowitz From National Legal and Policy Center Scot McNamara liked the Caribbean. Unfortunately, his travel there didn’t have anything to do with union business. On July 20, McNamara, former financial secretary for International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators Local 34, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on […]

PayPal sued over telemarketing calls

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By Vanessa Blum, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Amid an uptick in Telephone Consumer Protection Act suits against technology companies, PayPal Inc. has been hit by a complaint from an aggrieved customer who says the company exploited his fear of identity theft to enroll him in an illegal telemarketing campaign. The suit, filed Monday in […]

Bank sued by hedge funds

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From Caribbean News Service SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Apr 05 2016 – A group of hedge funds that say they hold a significant amount of Puerto Rico debt sued the island’s troubled Government Development Bank on Monday, a move that raises concerns about the future of an institution that issues loans and oversees the U.S. […]

Ericsson and Apple sign global patent license agreement, settle litigation

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Agreement includes a global cross license for patented standard-essential technologies and grants certain other patent rights. The settlement ends all ongoing patent-infringement claims between the parties. The terms of the agreement are confidential. Companies will collaborate in multiple technology areas, including 5G development, video network traffic management, and wireless network optimization Including positive effects from […]

[US] Justices return to consider Facebook threats, pregnancy discrimination

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By Tony Mauro, Supreme Court Brief The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the bench December 1 to begin hearing arguments in 12 cases and to hand down some decisions, finally. The court has issued four unsigned per curiam opinions since starting its term Oct. 6, but it usually hands down its first signed decision sometime […]