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Monday, April 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Attorney’

RPI gets fine for death of 5 workers.

STATEMENT BY U.S. ATTORNEY JOHN WALSH REGARDING THE GUILTY PLEA AND SENTENCING OF RPI COATING "On October 2, 2007, five men went to work, putting their safety and well being in the hands of their employer, RPI Coating.  RPI Coating had been awarded a contract by XCel Energy to recoat a penstock at the Cabin Creek Hydroelectric Plant near Georgetown, Colorado.  That day turned out to be the last day of those five men's lives.  Because of systemic failures and willful OSHA violations on the ... Full Story

Colorado health-plan founder indicted for mail fraud,

DENVER – Gerald Rising, Jr., age 59, of Centennial, Colorado, the owner and operator of Rural Health Plans Initiative Administration Company, also based in Centennial, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury for mail fraud, embezzlement from a health care plan and money laundering, the U. S. Attorney’s Office, IRS – Criminal Investigation, and the Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration announced.  An arrest warrant was issued, and Rising is expected to ... Full Story

Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio Withdraws Appeal

“Today former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio voluntarily filed a motion with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to dismiss the appeal of his criminal conviction and sentence.  By withdrawing his appeal, he will no longer contest the length of his incarceration.  If the Court grants his request and dismisses his appeal, that dismissal will also result in lifting the hold on money Nacchio paid for his fine and forfeiture, which has been held for years in escrow during his appeals.  The ... Full Story

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