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Man gets federal prison in ID theft case

A Northern California man was sentenced Thursday to serve 100 months in a federal prison for his part in the identity theft and credit card fraud ring known as “Carder.su.” Makyl Haggerty, also known as “Wave” and “G5,” must also pay $50.5 million in restitution, according to a release from the U.S. attorney’s office.

Federal report: UMC destroyed evidence

University Medical Center destroyed evidence and its executives made “numerous misrepresentations” about records pertaining to a federal class-action lawsuit against the Clark County public hospital, according to a report issued this week in U.S. District Court.

Laxalt’s ex-law firm comes to his defense

Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt’s former law firm came to his defense Thursday, saying leaked notes from four attorneys giving him a negative job review don’t reflect other “highly favorable” evaluations he has received and don’t represent the company’s views on Laxalt.

Police seek missing man in east valley

A man who may have memory problems went missing Thursday morning in the east valley, police say. George Poleuca, 71, was last seen near Bermuda Road and Windmill Lane Thursday morning. He was wearing a red and white polo shirt, blue jean shorts and a black hat.