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Judge loses patience with Ossining penny stock fraudster Edward Bronson

Bronson had "forfeited the 'good faith' defense long ago," judge Karas said, "based on his failure to honor his promise to make prior payments and based on his suspect testimony at the last hearing. So, he either makes the remainder of the payment he currently owes by noon on Jan. 19, 2022, or he will go to prison."

Ossining fraudster edges closer to imprisonment for contempt of court

If Edward Bronson does not comply with court orders by Dec. 23 to pay back the $12.3 million he owes to the SEC, U.S. District Judge Kenneth Karas ruled, he "shall remain incarcerated until he complies with the orders of this court."

Allstate awarded $6.3M in Spina health care fraud case

According to an amended complaint filed last year, Middletown chiropractor James A. Spina created a "multi-disciplinary fraudulent behemoth" to exploit New York's no-fault insurance laws.

MacKenzie, the yellow Lab, gets a life plan thanks to two...

MacKenzie was raised with the expectation that she would produce exceptional guide dogs.

Threat of jail might motivate Ossining penny stock schemer to pay...

"The court's patience is at an end," Karas had stated in a Jan. 19 order, finding Bronson in contempt for flouting court orders for three years. He ordered Bronson to negotiate a payment plan with the SEC.

Head of Kiryas Joel religious charity sentenced for laundering money

"I promise that from now on I'll only lead by example and only do what's right," Klein states in a letter to the judge.

Convicted chiropractor James Spina ordered to pay victims $9.8M

“Everything about the practice, from its corporate structure to its billing practices, was fraudulent,” federal prosecutors said in a sentencing memorandum.

Judge OKs $904K tax penalty on former Hawthorne man’s Swiss bank...

Invoking his belief that his European heritage had no relevance to U.S. taxes, Karas said, “does not negate a finding of recklessness or willful blindness.”

Bronxville penny stock schemer banned from market and fined $2.5M

The SEC accused Fiore in a 2018 lawsuit of engaging in market manipulation schemes that produced more than $11.5 million in illicit proceeds from stock transactions.

Once prominent lawyer, Guy Parisi, in foregone conclusion, disbarred

“My life as a lawyer and a counselor, which I cherished and worked so hard to maintain for over 47 years, is now gone,” he had told U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas.

Ex-Mount Vernon employee sentenced in credit card fraud case

Former Mount Vernon Deputy Police Commissioner Fraida Hickson had used another woman's credit card to pay for plastic surgery.

All but one charge against former Mount Vernon mayor dismissed over...

While many of Thomas’ and James’ alleged actions may have been improper, U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas ruled on Sept. 10, they do not “reflect retaliation.”

Mount Vernon city worker pleads guilty to credit card fraud for...

Fraida Hickson used a Mount Vernon auxiliary police badge, according to the criminal complaint, to identify herself at the surgeon’s office in 2017.

Judge awards $1.2M to Crestwood Technology in trade secrets case

A federal judge has ordered Patrick K. Dunn, a former sales executive at Crestwood Technology Group, to pay the Yonkers military contractor more than $1.2 million for stealing trade secrets.

New Rochelle animal rights lawyer claims website stole her name

Susan Chana Lask sued NameCheap Inc., an internet domain registrar, and John Doe, “whose identity is presently unknown,” for $2 million.