Category Archives: Trials In The News

Individuals in Business Opportunity Scams Sentenced

Two more individuals have been sentenced in connection with business opportunity scams in South Florida. Stewart Pope was sentenced to 27 months in prison and ordered to pay $4.3 million in restitution to victims of his business opportunity scams. According to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, […]

Ex-Nortel Executives On Trial for Fraud

Long after the company Nortel crashed in the dot com era, its former executives went on trial for fraudulent bookkeeping. The allegations are that the executives caused the firm to collapse. One main allegation is that financial statements of the company were manipulated to obtain bonuses. The case involves dozens […]