NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – Two accused white supremacists were sentenced on Wednesday to prison terms for beating two men of Egyptian descent while shouting anti-Arab slurs at them on New Year’s Eve 2011 in central New Jersey.
They men are members of Aryan Terror Brigade and plotted the attack during a holiday “meet and greet” party where they drank alcohol and listened to white supremacist music, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a statement.
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – A gun-rights group in the bellwether presidential primary state of New Hampshire has warned New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that signing gun control bills passed by his state’s Legislature could have consequences if he runs for president in 2016.
The Pro-Gun New Hampshire coalition urged its members this week to call and email Christie to ask him to veto the proposed laws, posing a political dilemma for Christie as he seeks re-election in November in the Democratic-leaning state while also eyeing the national stage.
, July 30 (Reuters) – Two stars of “The Real
Housewives of New Jersey” were released on $500,000 bond each on
Tuesday after appearing in federal court on fraud and tax
evasion charges that could get one of them kicked out of the
Teresa Giudice, 41, and her husband Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice,
43, held hands during their appearance on a 39-count indictment
at the hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor.
By David Jones
(Reuters) – Miami Marlins batting coach Tino Martinez resigned on Sunday afternoon amid claims he was abusive to several players, according to the Miami Herald and MLB.com.
Martinez, a first-year coach and retired first baseman for the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners, handed in his resignation after the agent for rookie second baseman Derek Dietrich contacted the Marlins over an incident that reportedly took place several months back, the Herald said.
/BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors said on Thursday they have charged five men responsible for a hacking and credit card fraud spree that cost companies more $300 million and two of the suspects are in custody, in the biggest cyber crime case filed in U.S. history.
They also disclosed a new security breach against Nasdaq, though they provided few details about the attack.
/BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors charged six foreign nationals with hacking crimes, including credit and debit card thefts that authorities say cost U.S. and European companies more than $300 million in losses, and charged one of them with breaching Nasdaq computers.
Prosecutors said the indictments unsealed on Thursday for the payment card hacking were the biggest cyber fraud case filed in U.S. history.
/BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday they have launched the country’s largest hacking fraud case and charged five men in Russia and Ukraine with credit card theft resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in losses for a number of multinational companies.
Victims include Nasdaq OMX Group Inc, Visa Inc, Dow Jones Inc, J.C. Penney Co, JetBlue Airways Corp and Carrefour SA.
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – Two European shipping firms were ordered on Tuesday to pay a $10.4 million penalty and given four years probation for illegally dumping oil-tainted bilge water as well as falsifying records.
The firms – Columbia Shipmanagement GmbH of Germany and Columbia Shipmanagement Ltd of Cyprus – admitted to illegal activity on three oil tankers and one container ship, including bypassing the use of required pollution prevention equipment.
, July 22 (Reuters) – Rutgers University, which
fired its men’s basketball coach earlier this year for abusing
players and berating them with homophobic slurs, should take
more direct oversight of its athletic department, a report
commissioned by the school said on Monday.
Rutgers also should create a risk assessment committee to
improve its response to potential crises, said the independent
report conducted by the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom law
NEWARK, New Jersey (Reuters) – Hip hop artist Joseph “Fat Joe” Cartagena was sentenced on Monday to four months in federal prison and fined $15,000 for failure to file tax returns on more than $3.3 million in income.
The 42-year-old rapper faced the possibility of up to two years in prison after pleading guilty in December to two counts of failing to file with the Internal Revenue Service.