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Cryptocurrency Investor Sues Suburban NYC Teen For $71.4M Over Alleged Swindle

NEW YORK — A U.S. cryptocurrency investor on Thursday sued a suburban New York high school senior, accusing the 18-year-old of being the mastermind and ringleader of a cybercrime scheme that defrauded him out of millions of dollars in digital …

District Settles For $475K After Teacher Punched Boy, 9

ESPANOLA, N.M. — A New Mexico school district has agreed to pay $475,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a boy who was punched by a music teacher. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports a copy of …

Three Women Allege Harassment at Tech Startup

Asya Bradley stayed late for a meeting at the office of the startup where she worked last year, when her boss became so angry that he threw a notebook and a phone across the table, according a lawsuit she filed …

Police to Pay Vermont Man $7,000 Over Taser Complaint

The Vermont State Police have paid $7,000 to settle a complaint about the use of a Taser on an uncooperative man with Down syndrome and other disabilities. The money is going to 23-year-old Timothy Bernier of Coventry. The Burlington Free …

Lawyer Targeted in Illinois Worker’s Compensation Case

Illinois’ Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission has filed a complaint against a lawyer who represented a state trooper injured in a wreck he caused that killed two sisters. The commission contends attorney Kerry O’Sullivan exchanged emails with former Workers’ Compensation …

Judge: U. of Mary Washington Not Liable for Rape

A judge says the rape of a student on the University of Mary Washington’s campus is a tragic case but the school isn’t liable for criminal acts on its property. The Free Lance-Star reports that Fredericksburg Circuit Court Judge Gordon …