LONDON (AP) — Eight men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing 1.3 million pounds ($2 million) from a Barclays bank branch by tapping into its computers, British police said Friday. The gang is accused […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Detectives say there has been a rash in New York of what are known as evil spirit or blessing scams. It targets older Chinese women who are swindled out of their […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2014 budget proposal to be released by the White House on Wednesday will include new steps to combat what the Internal Revenue Service says is an exponential growth in tax refund-related identity theft.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former social activist convicted of defrauding a California charity backed by celebrities Danny Glover and Harry Belafonte was sentenced Tuesday to three years and four months in prison.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The family of Noah Pozner was mourning their 6-year-old who was killed in the Newtown school massacre when their sorrow was compounded by outrage.
A highly touted new technology system designed to stop fraudulent Medicare payments before they are paid saved about $115 million and spurred more than 500 investigations since it was launched in the summer of 2011.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal investigators have charged 530 people for allegedly defrauding more than 73,000 desperate homeowners around the country who fell behind on mortgage payments, leaving them vulnerable to con artists offering to help […]
NEW YORK (AP) – New York prosecutors say the multibillion-dollar fraud carried out by Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff began as far back as the early 1970s. The revelation comes in a rewritten indictment boosting […]
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) – Authorities say a New Jersey woman scammed relatives and others out of cash, meals and even a wedding by falsely claiming she had bladder cancer. The Burlington County prosecutor has […]
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Two men have been convicted by a California jury of conspiring to defraud a wealthy investor out of $1 billion in a high-yield investment scam. William Ferry and Dennis Clinton […]
(CNS) – Two Los Angeles County contractors will undergo tax audits as a result of a statewide sweep targeting contractors for allegedly under-reporting payrolls to avoid paying higher workers’ compensation insurance and taxes, state officials […]