An Indianapolis woman has agreed to plead guilty to fraud in what prosecutors say was a scheme that over two years nearly bankrupted her employer. The plea was announced Friday by U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler of the Southern District of Indiana, who said Erica Howard, 30, siphoned funds from a family-owned construction company in Franklin.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached an antitrust settlement with Simon Property Group that requires the Indianapolis-based real estate giant to pay $945,000 and revise lease terms of tenants at its popular Woodbury Common Premium Outlets.
An Indianapolis lawyer who was suspended for two years without automatic reinstatement after his federal wire fraud conviction in a public corruption investigation involving former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi will once again be allowed to practice law in Indiana.
A federal judge on Friday ordered convicted Ponzi schemer Tim Durham to pay $1.3 million after siding with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a six-year-old lawsuit alleging massive securities fraud.
On the same day federal prosecutors reached a deferred prosecution agreement with Park Tudor School over its handling of an improper relationship between a coach and student, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Indianapolis declined to say whether the school’s outside counsel is under investigation.