Ronaldo fined €19m for tax fraud, avoids jail

Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid to join Juventus in 2018. GettyCristiano Ronaldo was fined almost €19 million ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence. The Juventus forward, who played for Real Madrid from 2009 to 2018, agreed to settle the case by paying an €18.8m fine and accepting…

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Tennessee doctor charged with ‘big opioid fraud distribution’

A Tennessee doctor has been charged in connection with "a massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme," authorities said, accusing him of preying "upon an already addicted population" and engaging in "reckless disregard for patient safety." Dr. Samson Orusa was charged in an indictment unsealed Thursday with "maintaining a drug-involved premises, 22 counts of unlawful…

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Democrat withdraws concession in North Carolina fling amid fraud investigation

The Democratic candidate in a North Carolina congressional race rocked by allegations of election fraud has officially withdrawn his concession to his Republican opponent and accused him of "bankrolling" the operation in question. Interested in Midterm Elections? Add Midterm Elections as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Midterm Elections news, video,…

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DOJ distributes yet every other $695 million to Madoff fraud victims

The Department of Justice has distributed an additional $695 million to investors who lost money in the largest known Ponzi scheme in the world to date, orchestrated by Bernard "Bernie" Madoff, the agency announced Thursday. This third installment, just before the 10th anniversary of Madoff's arrest, brings the total amount distributed to almost $2 billion,…

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