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The Arts File

Justice Department Raids Gibson Guitars Over Indian Rosewood

Friday, September 02, 2011

In this week's Arts File, Lance Luckey speaks with independent radio producer Craig Havighurst about a recent raid of Gibson Guitar by the Justice Department.



Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced to Prison Time for Tax Evasion

Monday, July 18, 2011

Jeffrey Atkins, better-known as the 35-year-old rapper Ja Rule, was sentenced to 28 months in prison on Monday after admitting to not filing tax returns for five years. The Saddle River, New Jersey native was also ordered to pay over $1.1 million in unpaid taxes on record royalties and live performances.

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The Takeaway

The Fed's New Crackdown on Ponzi Schemes, Big and Small

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

The Justice Department and other federal agenceies are cracking down on would-be Bernie Madoffs of the future. Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder tallied the results of a nationwide Financial Fraud Task Force that’s meant to target investment fraud and other Ponzi schemes.