Skillz, who has been in prison since 2006, had his 24-year sentence reduced today by 10 years by virtue of a "court-ordered reduction and a separate agreement with prosecutors." This has been an ongoing battle ever since JS appealed his sentence and it was vacated in 2009 because "a sentencing guideline was improperly applied." Persistence pays off! [AP, Earlier, Earlier]
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A mere two weeks ago we saw the first of what promises to be many, many PPP loan fraud charges when a pair of fine, upstanding gents from Rhode Island were nabbed by the Department of Justice. David A. Staveley, aka Kurt D. Sanborn, 52, of Andover, MA, and David Butziger, 51, of Warwick, RI, […]
Luckin Coffee sacks CEO, COO for alleged fraud [Reuters] Chinese coffee chain and Starbucks wannabe Luckin Coffee fired its CEO Jenny Zhiya Qian and COO Jian Liu following an internal investigation on the fabrication of annual sales numbers, the company said on May 12. Luckin revealed in April that much of its 2019 sales of […]