QAnon shaman Jacob Chansley appeals conviction in Trump Capitol riot case

Jacob Chansley, holding a sign referring to Qanoun, speaks as supporters of US President Donald Trump gather to protest the early results of the 2020 presidential election, in front of the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center (MCTEC), in Phoenix, Arizona, November 5, 2020. Cheney Orr | Reuters Jacob Chansley, identified as QAnon shaman, on … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell trial starts, charged with aiding Jeffrey Epstein

Ghislaine Maxwell sits at the defense table during a hearing to discuss expert witnesses who will be able to testify at Maxwell’s highly anticipated sexual crimes trial in New York, in a courtroom diagram on November 10, 2021. Jane Rosenberg | Reuters Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial was scheduled to begin on Monday afternoon with an opening … Read more

Two Iranians charged by feds in election interference to aid Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a press conference about a ransomware attack at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC on November 8, 2021. Olivier Doolery | AFP | Getty Images A federal grand jury in New York has indicted two Iranian citizens on charges related to electronic disinformation attempts to intimidate and influence … Read more

U.S. selling seized cryptocurrency in BitConnect fraud case

Signs at the US Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, DC, August 29, 2020. Andrew Kelly | Reuters US authorities said Tuesday that the US Department of Justice will sell $56 million worth of cryptocurrency seized as part of a massive Ponzi scheme case against a man who promoted offshore lending program BitConnect, authorities said. … Read more

Government will rest next week

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos Mike Blake | Reuters San Jose, Khalif. – In a surprise announcement, the government said Wednesday that it will likely file its case next week against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes in its fraud-related criminal trial. “The government is likely to rest next week,” Assistant US Attorney Jeffrey … Read more

Theranos lab problems posed ‘immediate jeopardy’ to patients: audit

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes leaves after a federal court hearing in San Jose, California, July 17, 2019. Stephen Lamm | Reuters San Jose, Khalif. In the last two years of Theranos, the company’s lab director, Kingshuk Das, said CEO Elizabeth Holmes had ignored his frequent complaints about critical errors in blood testing technology for … Read more

Barclays CEO Jes Staley to step down after Epstein probe

Jes Staley, CEO of Barclays plc Christopher Godney | Bloomberg | Getty Images The bank said in a statement on Monday that Barclays CEO Jes Staley is stepping down after an investigation into his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein. “Barclays and Mr. Jes Staley, Group Chief Executive Officer, were informed on Friday evening of the preliminary … Read more

Theranos boasted of accuracy in mailings to Murdoch, other investors

San Jose, Khalif. Theranos has sent files claiming the health care company has “the highest levels of accuracy” to prominent investors, including billionaire Rupert Murdoch, according to court testimony on Tuesday. Elizabeth Holmes once had some of America’s most powerful business leaders back her startup Theranos. These discoveries came to light in the seventh week … Read more