California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's best-selling drugs. ...

Arkansas governor's nephew pleads not guilty to charges

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker whose uncle is the state's governor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges that he spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on trips, gro...

SeaWorld, former execs must pay $5 million to settle claim

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and two former executives have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle fraud claims that they misled investors over the negative impact the 2013 documentary "Blackfi...

Court win for defrauded students suing DeVos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has handed a victory to students suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her efforts to dismantle protections against fraud by for-profit colleges. ...

Taiwanese fugitive caught with fake passport in Bangkok, Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese fugitive Chin Hsiang-yu (秦庠鈺), who was on the run since being sentenced for investment fraud in 2016, was arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand o...

Ex-Honolulu chief's wife resigns as prosecutor before trial

HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of a former Honolulu chief is resigning as a deputy prosecutor nearly a year after a grand jury indicted the couple on corruption-related charges. The Honolu...

UN envoy: Afghanistan is in best position for peace talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says the country is in its best position since 2001 to start the process leading to peace talks with the Taliban, while cautioning that the road ah...

Poll-leading Brazil candidate talks of electoral fraud

SAO PAULO (AP) — The man leading Brazil's presidential election polls says he'd worried that fraud could cost him victory in October. Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro made a Facebo...

A look at some notable US game-fixing scandals

Notable game-fixing scandals in the United States: 2013: Auburn basketball player Varez Ward is charged with trying to fix Auburn's Jan. 25, 2012 game against Arkansas. Ward is later...

The Latest: Trump admin wants delay in fraud protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the effort by the Trump administration to delay Obama-era efforts to protect students defrauded by for-profit schools. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. ...

Last defendant in large Jamaican lottery scam convicted

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal jury in North Dakota has convicted a Rhode Island woman in a Jamaican lottery scam that authorities say bilked at least 90 mostly elderly Americans out of more than $5....

New twist in tug-of-war for Russian cybercrime suspect

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's supreme court has approved a Russian extradition request for a bitcoin fraud suspect, adding a new twist to competing cases in three countries that want to prosecute the...

The Latest: Manafort expected to plead guilty in deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is ...

The Latest: Prosecutors file new Manafort charging documents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Prosecutors have filed new charging documents aga...

Manafort hearing set Friday; plea deal reportedly possible

WASHINGTON (AP) — A court hearing was scheduled Friday for Paul Manafort amid reports that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was nearing a plea deal to avoid trial on charges stemming ...