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Arrested Huawei CFO potentially faces decades in jail

Things are not looking up for Huawei's CFO.  Wanzhou Meng, arrested Dec. 1 in Vancouver and facing possible extradition to the U.S., had a bail hearing today in which it was made clear that she is looking at some serious jail time for allegedly
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Fyre Festival founder sentenced to 6 years in prison

Remember the disaster that was the Fyre Festival? Well, its founder, 26-year-old Billy McFarland, was sentenced to six years in prison and ordered to pay $26,182,386 on Thursday. McFarland was found guilty of multiple counts of fraud that included
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Bananas donated to a Texas prison turn out to be $18 million of cocaine

No, this is not an episode of Breaking Bad. This is real life. On Friday, Sept. 21, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) posted on Facebook about a drug mix up that sounds like it has just as wild a story behind it as the hit AMC TV
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Jail, activists, and old laptops: Welcome to Microsoft’s nightmare

In the wake of the first iPhone, personal devices became sleeker, slimmer, and more powerful.  They also became more difficult to repair, as companies locked them down with glue and proprietary screws. And so, instead of getting their stuff
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No-poaching Agreements: Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200, Go Directly to Jail

Perhaps not directly to jail, but the U.S. Department of Justice has come out aggressively warning talent acquisition and human resources professionals about the risk of criminal prosecution arising from what the government considers to be non-poach
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Inmate tweeting from jail calls himself an 'eGod' and threatens to swat again

A software upgrade allowed an inmate in Kansas to tweet from jail.  Tyler Barriss, who is currently in jail for a fake emergency call that led to someone dying, was able to access Twitter from jail on Friday because of a software fluke. He
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Dude escapes from jail Indiana Jones style by ducking under a closing door

It's something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie: guy is captured, guy gets out of his restraints, ducks under a closing door, and guy manages to escape.  Except, it's from an actual video released by the Porter County Sheriff's Department
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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sheds tears at sentencing hearing, gets 7 years in prison

Maligned "pharma bro" Marin Shkreli shed tears as he made a final plea to the judge who handed down his 7-year prison sentence in a New York courtroom on Friday afternoon for securities and wire fraud charges. SEE ALSO: Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli
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Natalie Portman 'very much' regrets signing Roman Polanski petition

Back in 2009, film industry luminaries signed a petition to release Roman Polanski from a Swiss prison — and now one star is regretting it. The filmmaker had been detained over a 1977 underage sex case from the U.S., which he plead guilty to.
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WrkRiot CEO Faces 20 Years in Prison for Fraud, Royally Screwing Over Employees

Life can be chaotic at a startup. You never know how long the company can milk its investment cash, and being acquired is a luxury most never experience. Employees working for Isaac Choi, CEO of WrkRiot, got more than any...