Ukrainian billionaire Dmitry Firtash, facing U.S. bribery charges, said there’s nothing prosecutors can offer that would entice him to divulge what he knows about how Russia moves its gas revenue around.
Bank of America Corp. , ordered to return $500 million in deposits to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and pay $90 million in interest, said it didn’t act with “maliciousness” and shouldn’t have to pay damages greater than $1.3 million of Lehman’s costs for litigating the case.
An unprecedented decision to let the lawyer for a man facing terrorism charges see a secret U.S. intelligence court filing was reversed as an appeals panel ruled the disclosure was unnecessary to set up a fair trial.
H. Ty Warner, the creator of Beanie Babies plush toys, was charged with tax evasion for failing to report $3.2 million in income on a secret Swiss bank account that held as much as $93.6 million in assets.
A former Chicago White Sox scout, Jorge Oquendo Rivera, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for his role in a scheme to take kickbacks from signing bonuses paid by the team to Latin American prospects.