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East Elmhurst Man Pleads Guilty To Hiding $3.2 Million From The Internal Revenue Service In Foreign Bank Accounts

Earlier today at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York, Mohanbhai Ramchandani, of East Elmhurst, New York, pled guilty to violating the United States Treasury Department’s Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report law (FBAR) and filing false tax returns to conceal $3.2 million that he earned from his Manhattan-based tailoring business

Former Accounting Firm Partner Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Stealing Nearly $4 Million In Client Payments

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that CRAIG B. HABER, a former partner of a global accounting firm, pled guilty today in Manhattan federal court to stealing nearly $4 million in client payments intended for the firm. HABER pled guilty before U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel.

Disability Doctor Peter J. Ajemian Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Eight Years In Prison For His Role In LIRR Fraud Scheme

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that PETER J. AJEMIAN, a Board-certified orthopedist, was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to eight years in prison for his role in the alleged massive fraud scheme in which Long Island Railroad (“LIRR”) workers claimed to be disabled upon early retirement so that they could receive disability benefits to which they were not entitled. Between the late 1990s and 2008, AJEMIAN recommended that at least 734 retiring LIRR employees receive disability benefits, and was responsible for treating nearly half of all LIRR employees who retired and received disability benefits in one four-year period. AJEMIAN pled guilty in January 2013 to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, and health care fraud, and one count of health care fraud before U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero, who also imposed today’s sentence.

Jury Rules for EEOC in Sexual Harassment Case Against the Finish Line

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A U.S. District Court Jury has found that a 38-year-old general manager at The Finish Line, Inc.'s Cool Springs Galleria store in Franklin, Tenn., subjected three female subordinates, who were 16 and 17 at the time, to severe sexual harassment, the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today.

Jury Awards $200,000 in Damages Against A.C. Widenhouse in EEOC Race Harassment Suit

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. - In a legal victory for the U.S. Equal Employmen Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a North Carolina federal jury has awarded compensatory and punitive damages against A.C. Widenhouse, Inc., a Concord, N.C.-based trucking company, the agency announced today.

BASF Corporation to Pay $500,000 to Settle EEOC Retaliation Lawsuit Against Cognis

URBANA, Ill. - BASF Corporation will pay $500,000 to settle a retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against Cognis Corporation, the EEOC announced today. BASF acquired Cognis in 2010.