- McAlester ex-superintendent, husband face fraud charges Updated: May-02-16 7:45 pm
MCALESTER, Oklahoma - A former McAlester Public Schools superintendent and her husband have been charged with embezzlement.
- FastTrain college operator gets 8 years in prison for fraud Updated: May-02-16 6:56 pm
MIAMI - The former head of a for-profit college called FastTrain has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for a multimillion-dollar U.S. government fraud scam.
- Disbarred Billings attorney denies wire fraud charges Updated: May-02-16 5:14 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A Billings attorney who was disbarred last summer now faces federal wire fraud charges for keeping $65,500 that should have been distributed to the family of a man who was killed in a car crash.
- NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud Updated: May-02-16 4:39 pm
STATESVILLE, North Carolina - Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will spend 18 months in prison after bilking Medicaid and Medicare with inflated bills for patient care he didn't perform.
- Faulty breast implants: French court upholds 4-year sentence Updated: May-02-16 1:47 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - A French appeals court on Monday upheld a four-year prison sentence against a maker of fraudulent breast implants that were given to tens of thousands of women worldwide from 2001 to 2010.
- Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice Updated: May-02-16 11:38 am
CHICAGO - A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.
- Federal jury convicts woman in health fraud scheme Updated: May-02-16 10:10 am
NEW ORLEANS - A federal court jury has convicted the owner of a health care company for her role in a $3.2 million Medicare fraud scheme operating in and around New Orleans.
- Prosecutor: Death penalty possible for man in boater's death Updated: May-02-16 7:16 am
PENSACOLA, Florida - A 36-year-old man could face the death penalty in the death of a boater who went missing while traveling from Gulf Shores, Alabama, to the Florida Panhandle.
- District reviewing voter fraud charges against board member Updated: May-02-16 5:43 am
ASBURY PARK, New Jersey - Authorities say a New Jersey school board member has been accused of filling out vote-by-mail applications for people who didn't exist or weren't allowed to vote.
- Malaysia deports 32 Taiwanese to China, draws protest Updated: May-01-16 12:27 am
BEIJING - Taiwanese officials have protested Malaysia's deportation of 32 of the self-ruled island's nationals to China to face wire fraud charges.
- St. George man allegedly defrauded group that helps disabled Updated: Apr-30-16 6:10 pm
ST. GEORGE, Utah - A human resource officer is accused of defrauding a St. George company that provides group home services to people with autism and other disabilities.
- Property investor from Metairie faces wire fraud charge Updated: Apr-30-16 6:01 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A Metairie man faces a federal wire fraud charge as prosecutors say he diverted money he solicited for property investments to personal use.
- Disbarred Naperville attorney gets 4-plus years for scheme Updated: Apr-30-16 5:12 pm
CHICAGO - A disbarred Naperville attorney has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $240,000 in restitution for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme.
- Former bookkeeper at veterans group gets prison for fraud Updated: Apr-30-16 12:30 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Darien woman has been sentenced to prison for embezzling nearly $800,000 from a Connecticut veterans group.
- Navy veteran waives preliminary hearing in fraud case Updated: Apr-30-16 12:02 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Navy veteran and Bronze Star recipient has waived a preliminary hearing in a case in which he is charged with stealing the identities of at least two subordinates to obtain fraudulent loans.
- Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting Updated: Apr-29-16 8:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state.
- TV pundit who claimed CIA ties pleads guilty to fraud Updated: Apr-29-16 5:40 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia - Former cable news pundit Wayne Simmons admits he's a fraud. And he admits he's a felon. But despite all evidence to the contrary, he remains adamant that he was a CIA man.
- Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns Updated: Apr-29-16 4:40 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The police department in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border is inflicted by an entrenched culture of following sect leader edicts at the expense of the constitutional rights of nonbelievers and should be disbanded, the federal government recommended Friday in a new court filing.
- South Africa: Court says charges against Zuma to be reviewed Updated: Apr-29-16 9:54 am
PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African court has ruled that a decision to drop 738 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed, adding to the leader's legal troubles.
- Man admits to illegally voting in both Kansas, Nebraska Updated: Apr-29-16 7:31 am
HAYS, Kansas - A man who voted illegally in both Kansas and Nebraska in 2012 has been fined $5,500.
- Indicated businessman filed for bankruptcy protection Updated: Apr-29-16 7:15 am
MILWAUKEE - A Wisconsin businessman indicted in an alleged scheme to fraudulently obtain bank loans has filed for bankruptcy protection.
- Detroit schools again get inspector general to combat fraud Updated: Apr-29-16 6:51 am
DETROIT - Detroit's financially troubled school district has brought back an inspector general to combat fraud and misconduct after a federal investigation into bribery and kickbacks ensnared a dozen principals and an administrator.
- 3 with family ties to San Bernardino shooters arrested Updated: Apr-29-16 4:57 am
RIVERSIDE, California - The brother of the man behind the San Bernardino terror attack and two Russian sisters have been charged with marriage fraud in a case that was unrelated to the December shootings but came to light in the investigation that followed it.
- UK company fined for misleading Australians over painkillers Updated: Apr-29-16 12:12 am
SYDNEY - An Australian court ordered a British consumer goods company on Friday to pay 1.7 million Australian dollars ($1.3 million) in penalties after ruling that the company misled consumers about the effectiveness of a popular painkiller.
- The Latest: 3 tied to terror shooter deny sham-marriage plot Updated: Apr-28-16 8:50 pm
RIVERSIDE, California - The Latest on warrants served in a marriage fraud investigation stemming from the December terror attack that killed 14 in San Bernardino (all times local):