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Justice Department charges MIT brothers with $25 million crypto theft that took 12 seconds

The Department of Justice on Wednesday announced the indictment of two brothers who graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

Why hundreds of U.S. banks may be at risk of failure

Hundreds of small and regional banks across the U.S. are feeling stressed. “You could see some banks either fail or…

Georgia inmate serving life mailed bombs from prison to D.C. office building, Alaska court, feds charge

A man serving a life sentence for kidnapping and other crimes while in a Georgia prison built two bombs which…

Former U.S. official’s work for Chinese client stirs concern over disclosure loopholes

When a Chinese drone company came under U.S. government scrutiny over its alleged ties to China’s military, the company turned to one of America’s…

Supreme Court gives Trump prosecutor a week to respond to delay request in election case

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Tuesday told Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith to respond to a…

Appeals court denies Trump immunity in 2020 criminal election case

Donald Trump is not immune from criminal prosecution for efforts to reverse his loss in the 2020 presidential election, a federal…

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed at least 13 women, DOJ says

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo subjected at least 13 women to a “sexually hostile work environment” while he was…

Former U.S. ambassador spied for Cuba for decades, Justice Department says

A retired American diplomat made his first court appearance Monday in Miami in a potentially explosive espionage case. Prosecutors say…

Swiss bank Banque Pictet admits hiding $5.6 billion of Americans’ money from IRS

A major Swiss bank admitted to conspiring with U.S. taxpayers and others to hide over $5.6 billion from the Internal…

Man charged in alleged plot by Indian government official to assassinate U.S. citizen

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced murder-for-hire charges against a man in an alleged plot by an Indian government official to…