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Americans with criminal records could be a solution to the labor shortage

Jeff Arview had been kicking around in different jobs. An Army veteran who served in Iraq, after he was discharged he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and fell into addiction, which led to arrests. Moving on and getting a job was a challenge. “Even though I was a veteran, because of that criminal history, I was unable to gain employment, which made it really tough,” Arview said. At times, he fell into homelessness. Arview is far from alone. The unemployment rate among formerly… Source link

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Opening arguments to begin in high-stakes criminal trial

Opening statements are set to begin today in a long-delayed and anticipated criminal fraud trial against Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout whose blood-testing company, Theranos, propelled her to become the world’s youngest female self-made billionaire. Holmes, now 37, launched the Silicon Valley startup in 2003 at just 19 years old, with a vision to overhaul diagnostic health care. Over more than a decade, the entrepreneur sold investors on the idea of developing an analyzer,… Source link

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Elizabeth Holmes criminal fraud case starts today with jury selection

Jury selection begins today in the criminal case against Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, who’s accused of defrauding investors and patients through her once-hyped blood-testing startup. Prosecutors and lawyers for Holmes will have to narrow a pool of nearly 200 prospective jurors to 12 who will decide her fate in a case that could potentially land her in federal prison for years. The dozen jurors and five alternates will sit for a closely watched trial expected to last as long as four… Source link

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Elizabeth Holmes fails to keep customer complaints, test results out of criminal fraud trial

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – MAY 4: Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes leaves the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building with her defense team in downtown San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. (Photo by Nhat V. Meyer/MediaNews Group/Mercury News via Getty Images) A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request from former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to keep customer complaints, test results, and a regulatory report out of her upcoming criminal fraud trial connected to her failed blood-testing… Source link

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Police used Google location data to identify criminal suspects in Minneapolis: report

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Could your phone make you a suspect in a crime you didn’t commit? Police investigating vandalism that broke out amid the protests in Minneapolis over George Floyd’s death last year used a search warrant for Google users’ location data in an attempt to identify the so-called “Umbrella Man” who has been blamed for starting violence, TechCrunch reported. The “geofence” warrant targeted anyone who… Source link

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Broncos’ Von Miller reportedly under criminal investigation

Von Miller is under a criminal investigation by the Parker Police Department on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Mike Klis of 9News in Denver reported. The department confirmed that an investigation is being done, Klis said, but didn’t give details. “We’re not commenting on [the] nature of the allegations,” Parker Police spokesman Josh Hans said, via Klis. “We haven’t completed the investigation.” Broncos Von Miller is under criminal investigation by Parker Police Department per… Source link

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