Pavel Durov summoned to American court because of Telegram cryptocurrency

The founder and CEO of Telegram Pavel Durov, as well as two other employees, are to testify in the case of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) v. Telegram. Coindesk writes about it. According to a document signed by District Judge Peter Kevin Costel at ...

Russian-speaking doctors from New York stole $ 38 million through Medicare and Medicaid

A jury convicted a man whom prosecutors called the "architect" of a major healthcare fraud that resulted in the fraudsters obtaining $ 38 million in bogus Medicare and Medicaid claims. Writes about this New York Post. 44-year-old Alexander Pikus, ...

'Circumstances have changed': Russian oligarch Deripaska asks US Treasury to lift sanctions

Billionaire Oleg Deripaska has filed a petition with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Treasury Department to lift sanctions from him. The petition to lift the sanctions "in an administrative manner" was filed on June 27, 2019, follows from a memorandum sent by Deripaska's representatives ...

In New York, taxi drivers kidnapped immigrants demanding ransoms

A Connecticut taxi driver convicted of extortion, which consisted of kidnapping immigrants at a bus stop and demanding ransom, faces life in prison. Writes about this NBC Connecticut. Carlos Hernandez faces life in prison and will be sentenced on Monday 18 November at ...

'They want money, regardless of my situation': hospitals began to sue debtors on medical bills

In civil cases at a courthouse in the southwestern city of Virginia, it emerged that many of the lawsuits have a common claimant: the local Ballad Health Hospital. She sued patients for unpaid medical bills, writes NY Times. In August, the Ballad Hospital ...

15 years in prison, fine and hard labor: in Kuwait, the court issued a terrible sentence to a Russian woman

In Kuwait, a court sentenced Russian woman Maria Lazareva to 15 years in prison and hard labor in the case of embezzlement of public funds. Writes about this BBC. The court also ordered Lazareva and her business partners to pay a fine of about $ 7 million. ...

'No wonder we're leaving': New York court ordered Trump to pay $ 2 million

The New York State Supreme Court ordered US President Donald Trump to pay $ 2 million to eight charities. Writes about this Meduza. This decision was made in a lawsuit filed in 2018 against the president by New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood. She claimed that before the elections ...

'Sadist', 'executioner', 'Nazi criminal': a series about a Ukrainian who served in death camps appeared on Netflix

On November 4, a documentary series about a Ukrainian who was a guard in German death camps, Ivan Demjanjuk, is released on the Netflix streaming platform. The title of the five-part film is “The Devil Next Door”. The BBC collected information about Demjanjuk and described his history. “Sadist”, “executioner”, “Nazi ...

'It contradicts everything': Trump's immigration innovation sued

A coalition of immigration groups of lawyers and legal organizations has prepared the first legal action against an innovation by the Trump administration that will allow the government to reject visa applications from immigrants without health insurance or money for it. According to CBS News, organizations approached the district ...

Restroom cameras: stewardess sues Southwest Airlines

The stewardess saw that in the cockpit of the plane there was a live video broadcast from the plane's toilet. Now she is suing Southwest Airlines. Writes about this Fox Business. According to the lawsuit, when Renee Steinaker was on a flight from Phoenix, Arizona to ...

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