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Stockbroker in Broadway scam admits other crimes

A former stockbroker already facing prison after admitting he conned the Broadway producers of a failed production of "Rebecca" pleaded guilty on Tuesday to money laundering charges stemming from a separate investigation on Long Island, prosecutors said. Full story

Ex-stockbroker admits defrauding NY play 'Rebecca'

A former stockbroker who conned the Broadway producers of a failed production of "Rebecca" pleaded guilty to fraud charges on Monday but not without hinting at more drama, promising through his lawyer there is a "chapter yet to be written in this saga." Full story

Lawyer seeks to postpone Winfield trial

A lawyer for former Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield has asked a federal judge to postpone his trial because negotiations are ongoing with prosecutors to resolve the case. Full story

U.S. charges SAC Capital with insider trading crimes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors came down hard on billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen on Thursday, unveiling criminal fraud charges against his SAC Capital Advisors LP that could put an end to his investment career. Full story

Judge dismisses Faulkner heirs' suit against Sony

A federal judge in Mississippi has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Allen's 2011 film "Midnight in Paris" improperly used one of William Faulkner's most famous lines. Full story

Judge lets U.S. pursue $5-billion fraud lawsuit against S&P

(Reuters) - The U.S. government may proceed with its $5 billion lawsuit accusing Standard & Poor's of misleading investors by inflating its credit ratings, after a federal judge rejected the rating agency's effort to dismiss the civil fraud case. Full story

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