95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
U.S. Marshals have arrested a Grove City woman accused of lying to federal authorities about the whereabouts of her sister, Rebecca Parrett.
A critic of so-called federal cap and trade climate legislation says it would cost Ohio 108,000 jobs. The head of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce energy think tank also told a Columbus audience electricity prices would rise 60 percent if the bill becomes law.
A federal judge in Columbus has sentenced the founder of Dublin-based National Century Financial Enterprises to 30 years in prison for corporate fraud. Lance Poulsen was convicted in October on 12 counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Two other former NCFE executives were also sentenced.
A federal judge Wednesday sentenced two former executives with a health care financing firm.
A federal judge in Columbus has revoked bond for several former executives of Dublin-based National Century Financial Enterprises. Last month five executives with the now-defunct company were found guilty on multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy. Yesterday’s ruling to revoke bond comes after the disappearance of one executive, and an alleged plot for the others to do the same.
Two National Century executives appeared in court Thursday morning. A federal judge ruled to keep them in custody after investigators alleged they were planning to flee to Aruba.
Attorneys for four men arrested today oncharges they were planning to flee the country before being sentenced on fraud charges are disputing the arrests.
Pension funds and investment groups from throughout the country have a stake in the National Century criminal trial. A group of investors has a $1.6 billion civil lawsuit against two of the five executives convicted of fraud in federal court yesterday.
Five National Century executives were found guilty of fraud charges Thursday in what is described as one of the biggest corporate fraud cases since Enron. The Dublin-based company was once the nation’s top healthcare financers.
Testimony began Thursday in federal court in Columbus in the fraud trial of five former executives of National Century Financial Enterprises. The defendants are accused of multiple counts of fraud that cost investors nearly $2 billion.