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SEC Defends Fraud Claims Against Ex-Nomura Trader​

The nation’s securities watchdog asked a New York federal judge on Tuesday not to dismiss its civil fraud claims against a former Nomura trader acquitted earlier this year on related criminal charges of exploiting counterparty opacity to inflate Nomura’s take. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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‘King Of Nursing Homes’ Can’t Duck Fraud Conviction: Judge

An Illinois federal judge said Wednesday he won’t acquit a Chicago doctor convicted of steering dozens of his elderly patients to one hospital in exchange for free labor from hospital staff, rejecting the doctor’s argument that the arrangement falls within an exemption to the Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback statute. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-NOVA Bankers Ask Judge To Nix Fraud Conviction

After expressing open skepticism at trial about the strength of the government’s case, a Pennsylvania federal judge heard arguments Thursday urging him to acquit the leaders of the now-defunct NOVA Bank after their conviction in April for allegedly deceiving regulators into making an investment under the Troubled Asset Relief Program. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Acclarent Execs Beat Felony Off-Label Fraud Charges

A Massachusetts federal jury acquitted two top former Acclarent executives Wednesday of a slew of felony fraud charges related to the company’s promotion of a medical device off-label, but convicted the pair of 10 misdemeanor counts of introducing a misbranded and adulterated device into interstate commerce. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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