- Former executive of Paric Corp. gets 3 years in prison Updated: Dec-01-15 12:59 pm
ST. LOUIS - A former top executive of a large St. Louis-based construction firm has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for a scheme to use company money for personal expenses.
- Texas attorney general back in court over fraud indictment Updated: Dec-01-15 11:53 am
McKINNEY, Texas - Prosecutors say Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is not entitled to records from the secret grand jury proceedings that led to his felony indictments on securities fraud charges.
- Former suburban NY commissioner convicted of fraud Updated: Dec-01-15 11:39 am
WHITE PLAINS, New York - A former Mount Vernon, New York planning commissioner has been convicted of steering a computer services contract to a company secretly owned by her former boyfriend.
- City clerk pleads not guilty to fraud, burning City Hall Updated: Dec-01-15 9:51 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - A trial date has been set for the former city clerk for the small western Iowa city of Casey who is facing federal charges alleging she used city funds for personal use and burned down City Hall the night before state auditors were to arrive to investigate missing money.
- Canadian man pleads guilty in $2.3M tax refund scheme Updated: Dec-01-15 7:00 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - A Canadian man has pleaded guilty in Virginia to conspiring to obtain $2.3 million in tax refunds to finance an appeal by another man serving 100 years in prison for fraud.
- Priest who stole money faces possible prison sentence Updated: Dec-01-15 5:37 am
DETROIT - Federal prosecutors are seeking a 37-month prison sentence for a Detroit-area Catholic priest who embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- Trial date set for former Monroe city engineer Updated: Dec-01-15 4:05 am
MONROE, Louisiana - Former Monroe city engineer Sinyale Morrison has a trial date set for next year.
- 10 individuals convicted and sentenced in Medicaid fraud Updated: Dec-01-15 3:31 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Ten former employees of a counseling business have been convicted and sentenced for their roles in a scheme to defraud the Virginia Medicaid program.
- Gastonia woman gets prison sentence on fraud charges Updated: Nov-30-15 5:03 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Federal prosecutors say a Gastonia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for stealing nearly $600,000 from a Charlotte-based company that builds and repairs tennis courts and running tracks.
- Man admits filing false applications to get Sandy aid Updated: Nov-30-15 1:16 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A southern New Jersey man has admitted filing false applications for federal and state relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.
- Ex-California tribal official pleads guilty, quits teaching Updated: Nov-30-15 8:42 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The former administrator of a Sacramento-area Indian tribe has quit his job as a business instructor at American River College after pleading guilty to helping steal more than $17 million in a kickback scheme.
- Berjac of Oregon faces mail fraud, money laundering charges Updated: Nov-28-15 5:59 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Berjac of Oregon attracted investors through a basic business model, but prosecutors say at some point, the company started making risky bets on real estate and investors had no idea.
- Don't get Grinched by cybercrime during the holiday season Updated: Nov-28-15 8:08 am
NEW YORK - Online fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season, as people searching for the perfect gifts take to cyberspace and head to traditional stores armed with their smartphones.
- Feds try to close Montana-based timeshare donation program Updated: Nov-27-15 3:06 pm
BOZEMAN, Montana - The U.S. Department of Justice is trying to stop a Montana lawyer and others from running or promoting a program that appears to facilitate philanthropic donations of timeshares, but actually led customers to commit tax fraud and didn't give much to charity, according to a court filing.
- Attorney general warns consumers about credit card fraud Updated: Nov-27-15 7:36 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - With the Christmas shopping season underway, New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster is warning consumers to remain guarded against credit card fraud, even as more secure credit card technologies become widespread.
- Speech pathologist charged with TennCare Fraud Updated: Nov-27-15 4:05 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Authorities say a speech pathologist who works with children has been indicted on a TennCare Fraud charge in East Tennessee.
- Judge says 3 men must pay for defrauding northern Iowa bank Updated: Nov-26-15 11:17 am
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A former senior vice president of a bank and four accomplices must pay in cash and time behind bars for defrauding a bank in northern Iowa.
- Ohioan accused of stealing $940K in benefits over 23 years Updated: Nov-26-15 6:11 am
CLEVELAND - The attorney general's office says a Cleveland-area woman accused of stealing more than $940,000 in public pension and Social Security benefits over more than two decades has been indicted on felony charges.
- Hobbs man pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering Updated: Nov-26-15 5:05 am
HOBBS, New Mexico - A Hobbs man could face up to 18 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme.
- Former Chicago Transit workers sentenced in fraud scheme Updated: Nov-26-15 4:10 am
CHICAGO - Two former Chicago Transit Authority workers have been sentenced in a fraud scheme.
- AP Interview: US must address waste, fraud in Afghan aid Updated: Nov-26-15 1:21 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the U.S. official in charge of auditing assistance programs says "it's not too late" to address the fraud and mismanagement that has bedeviled the 14-year effort to rebuild the country.
- Former health official enters plea in Medicaid fraud case Updated: Nov-25-15 3:49 pm
MASON, Michigan - The former head of a Calhoun County mental health organization faces up to 17 months in prison and will pay more than $1 million as part of a plea deal in a fraud case.
- 4 people get prison sentences for bank fraud scheme Updated: Nov-25-15 10:49 am
ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say four people have been sentenced in a scheme to fraudulently withdraw more than $4 million from Bank of America accounts.
- Federal judge grants trial delay in BP oil spill fraud case Updated: Nov-25-15 9:47 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A federal judge has agreed to delay until Feb. 1 the BP fraud case against San Antonio attorney Mikal Watts and six others.
- Head of North Carolina Funeral Board pleads to tax fraud Updated: Nov-25-15 9:47 am
GREENSBORO, North Carolina - The president of the North Carolina Board of Funeral Services is one of two men who have pleaded guilty to federal tax fraud.