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3 Indicted In $1.5B Investment Fraud Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities are seeking the arrest of the head of a Las Vegas investment business and two of former Tokyo-based executives on a criminal indictment alleging they headed a $1.5 billion Ponzi-style fraud. […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/08/2015

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Las Vegas Man Accused Of Threatening Obama

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities in Nevada say they arrested a Las Vegas man with seven registered guns and charged him with making Facebook threats to harm President Barack Obama. Records show that 55-year-old Tyrone Paul […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/30/2015


Nevada Bank Robbery Fugitive Nabbed In Mississippi

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man sought in several bank robberies in Las Vegas and Reno, including a credit union heist netting nearly $171,000, has been arrested in Greenville, Mississippi. The FBI […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/25/2015

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Vegas Man Who Offered Business Grants Pleads Guilty

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities say a Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in promising to obtain grants for small businesses for a fee. Nevada’s […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/03/2015

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Dealer Demands Feds Return More Than 1,500 Firearms Seized From Home, Business

An Albuquerque firearms dealer is demanding that federal authorities return to him the 1,559 firearms that were seized from his business and home back in January.