A 75-year-old former chief executive officer of a major drug manufacturer, the Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC), has been charged with conspiracy to traffic narcotics -- along with a host of other charges related to his actions while opioids were flooding the market from 2012 onward.
If you've paid any attention to the university admission scandal that's been rocking academia and the entertainment industry lately, you've probably heard people ask why Lori Loughlin didn't accept a plea bargain.
Medicare fraud is a serious crime. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Fraud, such fraudulent activity often involves the intentional submission of false claims to obtain payment and knowingly bribing others to refer or prescribe items qualified for reimbursement.
Florida's criminal justice system has been struggling under the weight of mandatory minimum sentencing and the collateral damage of the "War on Drug" for decades. Now, a set of reforms that are working their way through the state's legislature may help change things for the better.
When the college admissions scandal recently broke, involving some of the most prominent figures in entertainment and business in the country today, people experienced a range of emotions: shock, dismay, disgust and surprise. Many people didn't realize that paying someone to take your child's college entrance exams or bribing your way onto a college sports team to gain admission was a federal crime.