Stock hijacker Mark Miller pleads guilty in over-the-counter market shell company pump-and-dump scheme

A pedestrian wearing a face mask looks at a smartphone while passing in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Monday, July 20, 2020. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images A Minnesota general contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to a scheme to hijack dormant shell companies and then pump-and-dump their …

Trump to give deposition in lawsuit brought by protesters who claim his security guards assaulted them

Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower in Manhattan on May 18, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney | GC Images | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to be deposed next week in New York City for a lawsuit filed by protestors who allege they were “violently attacked” by his …

Jeffrey Epstein friend Ghislaine Maxwell teams up with feds in bid to keep proposed jury questionnaire secret in sex crime case

Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend Batman Forever/R. McDonald Event on June 13, 1995 in New York City. Patrick McMullan | Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell and federal prosecutors have temporarily teamed up to ask a judge to keep a proposed questionnaire for potential jurors sealed from public view before Maxwell’s upcoming trial. Maxwell is the …

Supreme Court signals it will side with Kentucky attorney general in bid to defend abortion law

Police officers set up barricades in front of of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Emily Elconin | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Tuesday considered a Republican attorney general’s bid to defend a restrictive Kentucky abortion law, with some liberal justices sounding skeptical that a …

Fired for refusing a Covid vaccine? You likely can’t get unemployment benefits

Police officers stand guard at the entrance of Santa Monica pier as anti-vaccination protesters take part in a rally against Covid-19 vaccine mandates, in Santa Monica, California, on Aug. 29, 2021. RINGO CHIU | AFP | Getty Images As businesses and lawmakers increasingly require workers to get a Covid-19 vaccine, thousands of holdouts are losing …

George Soros’ fund owns bitcoin, CEO confirms

Hungarian-born US investor and philanthropist George Soros delivers a speech on the sideline of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, on January 24, 2019 in Davos, eastern Switzerland. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Soros Fund Management, the asset management company founded by billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros, has revealed that it …