Sunday, November 2, 2008

In the News and Blogosphere

KARE11 (Minneapolis) - Judge Denies Bail for Tom Petters

DOJ Press Release, El Paso Businessman Agrees to Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Rig Bids and Allocate Customers for Door and Hardware Contracts

Cyril Wecht Trial - new judge appointed - see here, here, and here

William Yardley, NYTimes, Unrepentant Stevens Finds a Welcome at Home

Matt Viser & Eric Moskowitz, Boston Globe,  Wilkerson ends campaign -But bribery defendant doesn't resign; governor pushes for reforms; Laurel J. Sweet & Hilliary Chabot, Boston Herald, Experts say officials could flip Dianne Wilkerson -Probe‚Äôs scope may widen

Carrie  Johnson, Washington Post, Legislators Using Law As Shield In Probes -Clause Complicates Congressional Cases (speaking of the speech and debate clause)

Paul Shukovsky & Daniel Lathrop, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Bush administration denies funding for FBI probe of mortgage mess - Many more agents needed, official says

Julia Preston, New York Times, Federal Charges for Ex-C.E.O. at Meatpacker

Van Smith, Baltimore City Paper, Bodog Internet Gambling Investigation Leads to Money-Laundering Charges 

Chronicle of Higher Education, Former Director of Alabama Fire College Gets 10 Years in Prison

Tom Hays, (AP), N.Y. Attorney General Asks Banks for Bonus Information - Chairman of House Oversight Committee sends similar information request to nine banks getting a $125 billion infusion (AP), Businessman Sentenced for $107 Million Bank Fraud


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Please correct the spelling of Tim Petters to Tom Petters - just in case there are any Tim Petters out there having a heart attack right now....

Posted by: Anonymous | Nov 3, 2008 12:26:51 AM

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