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Iowa Brokerage CEO Indicted in $200M Fraud Scheme

Russ Wasendorf faces up to 155 years

(Newser) - The founder of a bankrupt Iowa-based brokerage accused in a $200 million fraud scheme has been indicted on 31 counts of making false statements to regulators. A federal grand jury returned the indictment today against Peregrine Financial Group CEO Russ Wasendorf Sr. Wasendorf has been jailed since his arrest last... More »

Barry Bonds' Perjury Trial Begins

Home run king could get 5 years if convicted of lying to grand jury

(Newser) - Home-run king Barry Bonds goes on trial today in San Francisco on charges that he lied to a federal grand jury investigating doping in professional sports. The former San Francisco Giants star could get five years or more in federal prison if convicted of the charges, reports the Wall Street ... More »

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