10, Dec 2013 - RI man, ex-teacher, sentenced on child porn charge
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man who was a longtime teacher at a Massachusetts high school has been sentenced to 18 months in a halfway house on federal child pornography charges.
10, Dec 2013 - Supporters seek leniency for RI lawyer in fraud
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop, a onetime U.S. ambassador and others have written letters to a judge in Rhode Island to support a lawyer convicted in a $46 million investment fraud that preyed on terminally ill people.
09, Dec 2013 - Ga. Navy contractor gets 3 years in $18M scheme
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The founder of a U.S. Navy contractor from Georgia will serve three years in prison for his part in a kickback scheme that cost the Navy $18 million. Anjan Dutta-Gupta, of Roswell, Ga., was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Rhode Island. He founded Advanced Solutions for Tomorrow, which had offices in Middletown, R.I.
08, Dec 2013 - New chief judge takes over at RI federal court
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. District Court for Rhode Island has a new chief judge.
08, Dec 2013 - Navy kickbacks leader who pleaded guilty to appeal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former civilian Navy employee who pleaded guilty to leading an $18 million kickback scheme has told a federal court in Rhode Island that he plans to appeal his conviction and 10-year prison sentence.