- Tucson lumber company accused of not protecting workers Updated: Nov-29-15 5:00 am
PHOENIX - A Tucson lumber company has been penalized for a second time in a year for failing to adequately protect its workers from risk of falling.
- 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.
- Swiss court convicts ex-HSBC employee for leaking bank data Updated: Nov-27-15 11:12 am
GENEVA - A Swiss court has convicted in absentia a former employee with international bank HSBC for economic espionage and sentenced him to five years in prison.
- Water company owner in Yuma pleads guilty to tax charge Updated: Nov-27-15 9:16 am
YUMA, Arizona - The owner of a water company in Yuma has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of failing to pay taxes.
- 3 Chinese brokerages say they are under investigation Updated: Nov-27-15 8:04 am
BEIJING - Three of China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.
- 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.
- Ex-Frisch's exec makes plea deal in $4M embezzlement case Updated: Nov-26-15 3:40 pm
CINCINNATI - Court records show a former assistant treasurer of the Cincinnati-based company behind dozens of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants is agreeing to plead guilty to charges of wire fraud and filing a false tax return.
- 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.
- Ex-bookkeeper for Mesa company gets prison for tax evasion Updated: Nov-25-15 6:18 pm
PHOENIX - A former bookkeeper for a Mesa company has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for income tax evasion.
- Road-building exec sentenced for minority-contractor scam Updated: Nov-24-15 10:57 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A politically connected paving contractor was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a bid-rigging and kickback scheme involving nearly $90 million in government highway construction projects.
- Texas solar panel company to pay $8.5M in fraud case Updated: Nov-24-15 7:59 am
AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas solar company must pay $8.5 million for importing unsafe panels from China and falsely labeling the items as U.S. made.
- New FBI chief in Boston talks on terror, economic espionage Updated: Nov-23-15 5:35 pm
BOSTON - For Harold Shaw, starting a job as the new special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston office is a bit of a homecoming.
- 2 officials to stand trial in zone change investigation Updated: Nov-23-15 1:15 pm
PADUCAH, Kentucky - Former McCracken County Judge-Executive Van Newberry and former Deputy Judge-Executive Doug Harnice will soon stand trial after being accused of tampering with public records.
- NY investment adviser gets 20 years for securities fraud Updated: Nov-20-15 3:45 pm
ALBANY, New York - An upstate New York investment adviser who admitted bilking investors out more than $10 million has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
- Quantell exec gets 8 years in defense contracting fraud case Updated: Nov-20-15 2:59 pm
BALTIMORE - A federal judge in Baltimore has given a founder of two defense contracting firms an eight-year prison sentence for defrauding the government, stealing from employee benefit plans and evading taxes.
- Feds fine metal company nearly $75K for safety violations Updated: Nov-20-15 12:55 pm
RIDGWAY, Pennsylvania - A powdered metal manufacturer in northwestern Pennsylvania has been fined nearly $75,000 after an employee ended up losing a leg in a compactor accident.
- Credit union's ex-CEO pleads guilty to more than $100K theft Updated: Nov-20-15 9:49 am
TOWSON, Maryland - The former CEO of HealthCare United Federal Credit Union has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $100,000 from the institution.
- Federal agency cites company after death in trench collapse Updated: Nov-20-15 6:34 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a Baton Rouge company with violations after a trench collapse killed a worker.
- Police: Owner of Farmington bond company is accused of fraud Updated: Nov-19-15 5:03 pm
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - Police in Farmington say the owner of a bond company has been arrested on suspicion of fraud.
- Florida man pleads guilty to defrauding New York investors Updated: Nov-10-15 4:43 am
SYRACUSE, New York - Federal authorities in New York say one of three men accused of bilking investors out of $10 million has pleaded guilty in the case.
- Feds: Western New York lawyer bilked investors out of $3.4M Updated: Nov-09-15 6:48 am
BUFFALO, New York - Federal prosecutors say a western New York attorney has been indicted on mail fraud charges for running a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of more than $3 million.
- Victims of Ponzi scheme may soon get $7 million payout Updated: Nov-07-15 3:31 pm
ANDERSON, South Carolina - Court officials say victims of a former Anderson County Council member's $57.4 million Ponzi scheme may soon receive around $7 million in payouts.
- Consumers asked to be wary of ticket fraud Updated: Nov-06-15 4:02 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State officials are asking consumers to be wary of fraudulent ticket purchasing during the upcoming holiday season.
- Scottish man charged in alleged Twitter stock fraud Updated: Nov-05-15 9:11 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted a Scottish man on Thursday for securities fraud after prosecutors say he manipulated stock prices using Twitter.
- The Latest: Official says officer's wife, son received texts Updated: Nov-05-15 8:57 pm
FOX LAKE, Illinois - The latest developments in the investigation into the September shooting death of an Illinois police officer (all times local):