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Ex-UBS Trader Acquitted Of Spoofing Scheme

A New Haven federal jury on Wednesday acquitted a former UBS trader accused of scheming to manipulate the precious metals futures market with “spoofing,” a trading tactic that involves the use of allegedly deceptive bids or offers to feign the appearance of supply or demand. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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La. Jury Convicts 2 In $34M Medicare Fraud Scheme

A New Orleans federal jury on Thursday night found a physician and a home health care company owner guilty of a $ 34 million Medicare fraud scheme, but acquitted them, along with another physician, from almost twice as many related charges. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Exec Accused Of $300M Ponzi Scheme Denied Acquittal Bid

A Florida federal judge on Monday denied a former vacation rental firm executive’s attempt to derail a second trial stemming from allegations he facilitated a $ 300 million Ponzi scheme, refusing to acquit him based on arguments that prosecutors failed to prove their claims. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Exec Guilty In $300M Ponzi Scheme Seeks New Trial

A former vacation rental firm executive convicted in a $ 300 million Ponzi scheme urged a Florida federal judge Monday to acquit him or grant him a new trial, saying prosecutors failed to support many of their charges and that jurors acted on insufficient evidence and poorly worded instructions. Law360: acquitted

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