- Most oppose Citizens United decision
Six years after Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, most respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll—nearly 85 percent—oppose the high court ruling.
- Ohio man sentenced to jail for email scam of Dansville lawyer
An Ohio man convicted of stealing nearly $250,000 in an email spoofing scheme that temporarily fooled a local lawyer drew a 46-month prison term in a Rochester U.S. District Court last week.
- Rivera pleads guilty to 2 felony counts
Former Monroe County official Nelson Rivera has pled guilty to two felony counts in the local development corporation bid-rigging scandal, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Wednesday.
- Bankruptcy filings in region drop 17.4 percent
The Rochester area kicked off 2016 with a double-digit drop bankruptcy filings.
- Radiologist sentenced in federal court
Convicted last year of fraud for double billing Medicare, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield and MVP Health Care, retired Rochester radiologist Thomas Stephenson M.D. was sentenced Wednesday to a year’s probation.
- Harter, Secrest & Emery elects new managing partner
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP has elected Craig Wittlin as its managing partner, law firm officials said Wednesday.
- Wiesner pleads guilty to felony count
Former Monroe County Water Authority security director Robert Wiesner on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a single felony count in Monroe County Court, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced.
- Enact security policy to avoid legal woes after a breach
- Ex-director accused of multimillion-dollar scam
- Auto repair shop owner must repay $4M, serve 12 months
An owner of a Brockport auto repair shop who was convicted in a scheme to collect more than $4 million worth of phony bills from Xerox Corp. has been ordered to repay $4.1 million.
- Navigating the new rules in securities-based crowdfunding
- Lago Resort & Casino rolls for a fast start
- Arista Power files Chapter 7 bankruptcy
- Choosing to contest a will costs financial, emotional tolls
- Filings decline in 2015
- Legal fray follows rival liquor stores' plans
- Man sentenced here in U.S. tax scam case
- Valeant names former CFO as interim chief executive
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. former chief financial officer and current board member Howard Schiller is at least temporarily stepping into the Bausch & Lomb parent’s ailing chairman and CEO’s shoes.
- Rochester couple charged with insurance fraud
A Rochester couple stands accused of bilking clients of their insurance agency out of some $167,000.
- Canadian man sentenced here in $9.8M U.S. tax scam case
A Canadian man accused of being a ringleader of a $9.8 million U.S. tax scam on Monday drew a more than 11-year sentence in federal court in Rochester.