A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12-years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month.
The federal lawsuit, filed in the US District Court’s Southern District of New York, contended that demands for records by Democrat-controlled House committees have no legitimate or lawful purpose.
Hundreds of voters turned out to cast their ballots in New York, as the overseas vote in South Africa’s national election proceeded without many obstacles.
South African diplomatic missions around the world are making final preparations for the almost 30 000 citizens who will make their marks in the country’s national election.
The President of the African Development Bank has called on the United States to up its investment game in Africa as he made the case for the world’s largest economy to look beyond traditional sectors on the continent.