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February 16, 1988 | ROBERT C. TOTH and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
During his years of imprisonment, Soviet dissident Anatoly Sharansky chanced to meet a Russian criminal, a professional con artist who was pursuing a bizarre goal: Despite the rigors of prison life, he was diligently studying English in hopes of emigrating to America--to ply his trade as a swindler. America, he declared, was a land of easy pickings. Three of his friends were already there. "But how will you get there?"
March 6, 1985
A Los Angeles federal judge sentenced television actor Christopher Brown Robinson to four months in prison Tuesday for failure to file income tax returns for 1980 and 1981 on $490,440 in income. Robinson, 46, of Glendale plays Dr. Rick Webber on the series "General Hospital." He was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie. Assistant U.S. Atty.
March 15, 1985
A Los Angeles federal judge refused to order the arrest of a material witness in the Richard W. Miller spy case but warned government prosecutors that they should make sure that the witness is available to testify in Miller's espionage trial. The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge David V. Kenyon Jr. after Miller's attorneys requested the arrest of Lawrence Fred Grayson, an employee of a Riverside private investigator.
May 18, 1989
A proposal that convicted Soviet spy Richard W. Miller be released from prison on $450,000 bond while awaiting a possible third espionage trial was taken under consideration Wednesday by a Los Angeles federal judge. "The court is not so sure how it will rule," said U.S. District Judge David V. Kenyon. "I will sleep on it. Let it sink in overnight." The recommendation for the release of Miller, 52, a former FBI agent who was sentenced to two life prison terms plus 50 years for passing a secret FBI document to the Soviet Union, was made by Val T. Howard, an investigator for the pretrial services section of the U.S. District Court.
October 12, 1988 | United Press International
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Rockwell International and one of its former executives will face separate trials on charges of plotting to overcharge the Air Force by nearly $450,000 on a satellite system. U.S. District Judge Consuelo Marshall granted Rockwell's motion for severance from the other defendant, Donald Carter, former director of a Rockwell division in Seal Beach. Assistant U.S. Attorney Russell Hayman, a prosecutor, said Carter, 59, of Downey now faces trial Nov.
August 27, 1987 | DENISE HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
A Glendale man has pleaded guilty in federal court to money-laundering and cocaine-trafficking charges stemming from a two-year federal undercover investigation into a Colombian cocaine ring, authorities said. Jorge H. Restrepo, 40, a Colombian national, pleaded guilty Tuesday to distributing 65 pounds of cocaine and delivering $440,550 in narcotics money to undercover law-enforcement agents in Burbank posing as money launderers, said Assistant U. S. Atty. Russell Hayman.
August 19, 2006 | Daniel Yi, Times Staff Writer
Nursing home operator Beverly Enterprises Inc. has agreed to pay $20 million to settle allegations that it defrauded federal and California healthcare programs, the Justice Department announced Friday. The Fort Smith, Ark.-based company, once the nation's largest nursing home chain with 60 facilities in California, was accused of submitting false reimbursement claims to Medicare and Medi-Cal through a now-defunct subsidiary, MK Medical.
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