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Calif. man gets prison in Nev. mortgage fraud case

A California man has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in federal prison for heading what prosecutors called a double-escrow mortgage fraud scheme in Henderson and Las Vegas, authorities said Friday. Full story

Final SAFB Contractor Sentenced for Conspiracy to Defraud Government

The last of four former Sheppard Air Force Base employees indicted on conspiracy to defraud the government and conspiracy to unlawfully disclose and obtain sensitive information is sentenced today.The fourth man charged in the scheme, Larry Ballard, who's of Wichita Falls, was an engineer for Sheppa Full story

Thomson Prison Funding Advances

The doors of Thomson Prison may open sooner than expected.  Full story

Bombing suspect transferred to federal prison

   The surving sustect in the Boston Marathon bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was moved out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and transferred to a federal prison in central Massachusetts. Jay Gray reports.

Peregrine boss Wasendorf starts 50-year jail term

(Reuters) - Russell Wasendorf Sr., the former chief executive of Peregrine Financial Group, has begun serving a 50-year sentence at a high-security federal prison in Indiana for bilking $215 million from customers of the failed futures brokerage. Full story

Former Atlanta prison doctor jailed for sex assaults of inmates

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A former doctor at a federal prison in Atlanta was sentenced on Thursday to two years and a month behind bars for sexually assaulting three male inmates in Georgia who sought medical treatment from him, court officials said. Full story

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  Musician, ex-inmate John Forte talks criminal justice

Since his release from federal prison, John Forte has served as an agent of chance. Forte, who wrote and produced the Brooklyn Nets’ new anthem, talks about his efforts to help youth from the path he once walked.

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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich makes a statement to reporters outside his Chicago home one day before reporting to federal prison in Colorado to serve a 14-year sentence for corruption, March 14, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes