A Boston federal jury ruled against a former Ropes & Gray LLP associate who alleged the law firm retaliated when he complained of racial discrimination after failing to make partner, the National Law Journal reported.
The Justice Department’s $13 billion mortgage securities settlement with JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a record and also a rarity -- Attorney General Eric Holder’s first big win against a bank at the heart of 2008’s financial crisis.
U.S. prosecutors in Virginia plan to step up pursuit of financial fraud cases, taking advantage of a court holding two years ago that their district has jurisdiction over crimes linked to federal securities filings.
Kolon Industries Inc. and five of its executives were charged with stealing trade secrets from DuPont Co. related to the manufacture of Kevlar, an anti- ballistic fiber used in police and military gear.
Amine Mohamed El-Khalifi, a 29- year-old resident of Virginia, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for planning a suicide-bomb attack on the U.S. Capitol, the U.S. attorney in Alexandria, Virginia, said.
Two contributors to the presidential primary campaign of Hillary Clinton pleaded guilty to illegally reimbursing straw donors in a case that tested a century-old ban on direct corporate giving to political candidates.