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U.S. fights delay in extraditing Carlos Ghosn's accused escape plotters to Japan

1:41am IST

BOSTON The U.S. Justice Department on Friday urged a federal judge to swiftly reject a last-minute bid by two Massachusetts men to avoid being extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country.

U.S. fights delay in extraditing Carlos Ghosn's accused escape plotters to Japan

30 Oct 2020

BOSTON, Oct 30 The U.S. Justice Department on Friday urged a federal judge to swiftly reject a last-minute bid by two Massachusetts men to avoid being extradited to Japan to face charges that they helped former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee the country.

Ex-eBay employees admit to cyber stalking campaign targeting couple

30 Oct 2020

BOSTON Two former eBay Inc employees pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in a cyber stalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was viewed by top executives as critical of the e-commerce company.

U.S. judge delays extradition of Carlos Ghosn's accused escape plotters to Japan

30 Oct 2020

BOSTON A federal judge on Thursday granted a last-minute request to stop the U.S. government from turning over to Japan two men accused of helping smuggle former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting trial on financial crimes.

Opioid plaintiffs' lawyer 'cautiously very optimistic' about settlement

29 Oct 2020

A lead attorney pursuing lawsuits over the opioid epidemic on Wednesday said he was "cautiously very optimistic" about settling with four companies, as a New York judge compared the ballooning of the litigation to the monster in the horror movie, "The Blob."

1st Circuit weighs reviving two convictions stemming from 2012 meningitis outbreak

28 Oct 2020

A federal appeals court on Tuesday questioned a judge's decision to toss the convictions of a co-owner and ex-employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of misleading regulators to avoid oversight before its drugs sparked 2012's deadly fungal meningitis outbreak.

Former California police captain pleads guilty in eBay cyberstalking case

27 Oct 2020

BOSTON A former police captain who went on to work for eBay Inc pleaded guilty on Tuesday to participating in a cyberstalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was viewed as critical of the e-commerce company.

'Varsity Blues' college scam prosecutor leaves to launch law firm

27 Oct 2020

A federal prosecutor in Boston, who led the "Varsity Blues" investigation into a vast U.S. college admissions cheating and fraud scheme, is returning to private practice to launch a white collar defense firm with two recent prosecutors in New York.

Jeffrey Toobin suspended from New Yorker, on leave from CNN after Zoom incident

20 Oct 2020

The New Yorker has suspended legal news staff writer Jeffrey Toobin while it investigates allegations that he exposed himself to colleagues and members of WNYC radio in a video call last week, the magazine said Monday.

J&J to contribute up to $5 billion to potential U.S. opioid settlement

14 Oct 2020

Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday it will contribute up to $1 billion more to a potential settlement of lawsuits alleging it and other companies fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, bringing its total payment to $5 billion.

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