- Federal charge filed against former MillerCoors official Updated: May-06-15 10:02 pm
CHICAGO - A former vice president at MillerCoors and seven other defendants are facing federal charges, accused of defrauding the company of at least $7 million, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago announced Wednesday.
- 2 ex-Wilmington Trust executives indicted in bank fraud case Updated: May-06-15 9:14 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Two former top executives of Wilmington Trust were indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges of making false statements to government officials about the troubled loan portfolio that led to the bank's demise.
- Ex-Navy SEAL sentenced in San Diego for investment fraud Updated: May-06-15 6:53 pm
SAN DIEGO - A former U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced in San Diego for bilking people out of more than $1 million in an investment fraud scheme.
- Execs charged in WVa spill argue prosecutors are conflicted Updated: May-06-15 6:31 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Attorneys for two former executives charged in a chemical spill said in court Wednesday that prosecutors should be taken off the case because they were affected by the spill.
- Woman in DuPont economic espionage case pleads guilty Updated: May-06-15 1:28 pm
OAKLAND, California - A woman accused along with her husband and former DuPont engineers of stealing trade secrets and selling them to China has pleaded guilty to a related charge.
- Warwick chemical company pleads guilty to violations Updated: May-06-15 12:31 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A Warwick chemical company has been fined $200,000 after pleading guilty to violating federal environmental regulations.
- Prosecutors: Ex-coal CEO complaint an attempt to delay trial Updated: May-06-15 10:31 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Federal prosecutors say ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's complaint about the four million documents in his criminal case is a backdoor attempt to get his trial delayed.
- SEC lawsuit accuses company of fraud in 'man camp' projects Updated: May-05-15 8:13 pm
FARGO, North Dakota - A company that sold investments in housing developments for workers in the North Dakota oil patch ran an illegal fraud scheme that bilked investors out of millions of dollars, state and federal authorities said Tuesday.
- Former brokerage CEO pleads guilty in LA real estate scam Updated: May-05-15 7:16 pm
LOS ANGELES - The former president of a Los Angeles brokerage firm has pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from a real estate scam that cost investors nearly $4 million.
- Ex-Maui mayor candidate gets 20 years for securities fraud Updated: May-05-15 9:04 am
WAILUKU, Hawaii - A man who ran unsuccessfully for Maui mayor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for securities fraud.
- Ex-exec of OC firm sentenced for $3 million embezzlement Updated: May-04-15 7:37 pm
SANTA ANA, California - A former executive of an Orange County company that provides services to the criminal justice system is going to prison.
- Voigt pleads not guilty in alleged Ponzi scheme Updated: May-01-15 2:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has pleaded not guilty in an alleged Ponzi scheme.
- Police chief at busiest US port indicted in alleged app scam Updated: May-01-15 1:41 pm
LOS ANGELES - A federal grand jury indicted the veteran police chief for the Port of Los Angeles in an alleged kickback and bribery scheme involving the development of a smartphone app that was supposed to help reduce crime at the nation's busiest seaport.
- Former Beazer executive gets 10 years in scheme Updated: May-01-15 9:16 am
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - A judge in Charlotte has sentenced a former executive with Beazer Homes USA to 10 years in prison for his role in an accounting scheme at the Atlanta homebuilding company.
- LA port police chief indicted on corruption charge Updated: Apr-30-15 11:03 pm
LOS ANGELES - A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted the police chief for the Port of Los Angeles in an alleged kickback and bribery scheme involving the development of a smartphone app that was supposed to help reduce port crime.
- Wentzville man pleads guilty to investment fraud Updated: Apr-30-15 6:07 pm
ST. LOUIS - An eastern Missouri pastor with a wide following has admitted to federal fraud charges for pocketing $570,000 while defrauding investors of more than $3 million.
- South Korean company settles Kevlar trade secrets lawsuit Updated: Apr-30-15 5:49 pm
DOVER, Delaware - A South Korean company accused of stealing trade secrets involving Kevlar technology has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges and settled separate civil litigation filed by the DuPont Co., officials said Thursday.
- Brazil judge orders return of ex-billionaire's seized assets Updated: Apr-30-15 1:23 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - A Rio de Janeiro judge has ordered the return of several luxury cars and other high-ticket items to Brazil's one-time richest man, Eike Batista, who is fighting insider trading and other charges stemming from the demise of his industrial empire.
- Brazil executives moved to house arrest in corruption case Updated: Apr-29-15 7:46 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Top executives from several big Brazilian construction and engineering firms left prison Wednesday but will remain under house arrest for their alleged roles in a big kickback scheme at state-run oil company Petrobras.
- Police: No plans to go after 3,600 customers in cable scheme Updated: Apr-29-15 6:34 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Caddo Parish sheriff's investigators aren't going after 3,600 cable subscribers who apparently signed contracts under other people's names, a spokeswoman for the sheriff says.
- 3 Indiana brothers plead guilty in biofuels fraud Updated: Apr-29-15 3:52 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Three Indiana brothers have pleaded guilty in a biofuels scam that bilked taxpayers and fuel buyers out of tens of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
- Deutsche Bank co-CEO on trial over battle with media mogul Updated: Apr-28-15 8:40 am
BERLIN - Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors, charged with attempted fraud for allegedly colluding to deceive judges in a long-running legal battle with a now-deceased media mogul.
- West Hartford business owner sues police over lack of arrest Updated: Apr-28-15 7:35 am
WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut - The owner of a West Hartford fitness club has sued the town and two police officers who he says declined to arrest an employee after she admitted stealing checks from his business.
- Ex-chief of staff for state House GOP admits to mail fraud Updated: Apr-27-15 9:12 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The former chief of staff to the Connecticut House Republicans has pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud for taking more than $100,000 in payments from a political campaign direct mail company to which he steered business.
- Ex-executive gets prison for $27M insider trading scheme Updated: Apr-27-15 6:17 pm
NEW YORK - The former chief information officer at a California-based technology company who spent years in the Air Force and CIA before entering the corporate world was sentenced Monday to 6½ years in prison for an insider trading scheme that authorities say produced $27 million in illegal profits.