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Probe, questions linger after Ball State loses $13M to fraud

The men who engineered the scams now are in federal prison. Meanwhile, Gale Prizevoits, who served as Ball State’s director of cash and investments from 2006 until her firing in 2011, stands disgraced but hasn’t been charged.
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2015 Forty Under 40: Trent Sandifur

Trent Sandifur, 39, is a former JAG lawyer who concentrates on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases as a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister.
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2015 Forty Under 40: David Duncan

David Duncan, 36, a partner at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, is finishing his term as president of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation board.
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Kokomo sues state over proposed downtown baseball park

The city filed a complaint Monday in a Marion County court against the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, saying the agency's opposition inhibits the city's ability to complete the $9 million project.
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Owners of Mexican restaurant chain charged with felony theft

The owners of a popular chain of Mexican restaurants have agreed to plead guilty to criminal theft charges and forfeit $4.53 million for failing to report accurate sales figures to the state.
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Feuding Hoosier Momma owners settle lawsuits

The legal battle among the owners of Hoosier Momma LLC has quietly been settled, which has led to the departure of Erin Edds, the founder who concocted the popular Bloody Mary mix.
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Retailers rejected by Supreme Court on debit-card fees

The U.S. Supreme Court, without comment, left intact a Federal Reserve rule governing how much banks can collect for debit-card transactions.
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CNBC's 'American Greed' to profile Tim Durham

The show, which airs at 10 p.m. Thursday, follows Durham’s path from his modest roots in Seymour, Indiana, through his quest to become the world’s richest businessman to his arrest and conviction for running a $200 million Ponzi scheme.
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Law firm merger activity remained strong last year

The number of law-firm mergers and acquisitions across the country fell slightly last year, though marriages in the legal community still remained strong.
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Menard accused of witness tampering

New court documents accuse attorneys for hardware store titan John Menard Jr. of offering to pay a $200,000 legal settlement to a former executive at a Menard-controlled company if he provided helpful testimony in their cases against Steve and Tomisue Hilbert and their friend Lisa Trudeau
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