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Former Georgia police officer and gang hitman gets 15 years prison for racketeering charge

A former metro Atlanta police officer who claimed to be a “hitman” for a national gang has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Vancito Gumbs, 28, was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy involving murder, the Justice Department’s Criminal Division...

Huawei CFO gets closer to U.S. extradition after losing court case

A British Columbia Supreme Court judge ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on Wednesday, dismissing one of the key arguments by the daughter of the company's founder in her fight against extradition from Canada to the United...

U.S. Pay Day Lender faces class action racketeering suit in tribal lending probe

A St. Croix-based financial services and consulting company is facing a class action racketeering suit that claims it is using a North Dakota-based Indian tribe as a legal shield for a nationwide usury operation. Cane Bay Partners VI, based in...

Huawei pleads not guilty to racketeering charges

Huawei Technologies Co. pleaded not guilty Wednesday to racketeering charges filed last month by U.S. prosecutors who accused the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant of a 20-year pattern of corporate espionage. The company had called the charges “unfounded and unfair” prior...

Fiat Chrysler seeks dismissal of GM racketeering lawsuit

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) on Friday urged a federal judge to throw out a General Motors Co’s (GM.N) lawsuit accusing Fiat Chrysler of racketeering and bribing officials of the United Auto Workers union to put GM at a...

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Gambino crime family members plead guilty to fraud, tax evasion and other crimes

A slew of admitted mobsters will now be trading their tony Westchester County digs for the bing. A Gambino captain...
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