California state senator Ron Calderon is charged with mail fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, bribery, conspiracy to commit money laundering, money laundering and aiding in the filing of false tax returns. His brother, former […]
SANDUSKY, Mich. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Michigan woman to a year behind bars Wednesday in an “almost mind-boggling” scam that tricked an insurance company and swindled big-hearted people in small communities who believed […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted today of multiple fraud and perjury charges for living outside the district he was elected to represent. Prosecutors said the Democrat owned an Inglewood property […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man who billed himself as “The Credit Line Millionaire” was sentenced today in Los Angeles to nearly two years in federal prison for conspiring to obtain lines of credit worth […]
We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: It sounds contrary, but some college savings plans can hurt you. Learn what is the […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An Inglewood woman was sentenced today to probation and ordered to pay $32,500 in restitution for her part in a “Nigerian inheritance” scam, in which bogus emails were sent to elderly […]
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.