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International businessman sentenced to prison for ‘wine-and-dine scheme’

An New York-based international businessman once described as one of “the most global consultants and speakers in the world,” was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back over $6 million to victims of a wine-and-dine fraud scheme he operated.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Monday that 58-year-old Omar Khan was sentenced to two years in prison in connection with an investment fraud…

Biden admin, TikTok ask court to fast-track pivotal ruling to decide fate of social media platform

The Justice Department and TikTok on Friday asked a U.S. appeals court to fast-track the social media platform’s lawsuit challenging a potential ban.  Under a law signed by President Biden, TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance must divest TikTok’s U.S. assets by Jan. 19, else the short-form video website will be banned. TikTok, ByteDance and a group of TikTok content creators have filed a lawsuit to…

FAA lawsuit claims agency discriminated against air traffic controller applicants on the basis of race

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is being sued in a class action lawsuit alleging it turned away nearly 1,000 air traffic controller applicants, solely based on their race. Former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, who now serves as co-counsel for Mountain States Legal Foundation based in Colorado, is leading efforts for a lawsuit that could set a new precedent and force companies to hire employees…