Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 03/06 – A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned a 16-count indictment against a former Acting Inspector General for the U.S.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/12 — Ten former NFL players were charged in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the league’s health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment,
By COLLIN BINKLEY, AP Education Writer BOSTON (AP) 09/13 — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores,
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) 09/13 — A man trashed his pizza restaurant and ice cream shop near Atlanta to fake a racially motivated burglary so he could file an insurance claim,
By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) 08/16 — A judge on Friday sentenced the mastermind of the largest known organic food fraud scheme in U.S.
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 06/14 — An Alabama sheriff was arrested Friday and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of scamming a food bank and his own small-town church to pocket thousands under an old law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners.
BOSTON (AP) 06/07 — A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray.Read more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) 05/26 — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.
Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and COLLIN BINKLEY, BOSTON (AP) 03/13 — A fast-moving college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours,
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press 03/11 It’s a tip that has been passed onto convicts for years: On your way to federal prison, say you have a substance abuse problem,
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/01 — The California Highway Patrol has suspended the police powers of dozens of officers after discovering they got overtime pay for thousands of unworked hours in a case that could lead to criminal charges,
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 01/31 — Dongyuan Li’s business was called “You Win USA,” and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 09/12 — The owner of a Tennessee meatpacking plant where a federal immigration raid took more than 100 people into custody faces prison time after pleading guilty to employing unauthorized immigrants.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, ZEKE MILLER, JONATHAN LEMIRE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) 08/22 — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer has pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations and his former campaign chairman convicted for financial fraud,
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 08/21 — The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Paul Manafort stood grim and stone-faced as a court clerk read eight guilty counts against him at the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax and bank fraud trial.
SOUTHPORT, N.C. (AP) 07/30 — All police operations have been suspended in a North Carolina town in the aftermath of public corruption charges levied against its chief and an officer.
By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/31 — An indicted ex-detective broke down in tears in a Baltimore courtroom while testifying about a car wreck he said was set in motion by a corrupt police unit initiating a chase despite a policy against high-speed pursuits.
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 01/29 — More than $50 million worth of gold bars, coins and dust that’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in U.S.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 01/03 — A politically prominent Florida eye doctor could get more than 30 years in prison for stealing $100 million in one of history’s largest Medicare frauds.
By PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 10/26 — U.S. prosecutors brought a fraud and racketeering case Thursday against the founder of an opioid medication maker that has faced increasing scrutiny from authorities across the country over allegations of pushing prescriptions of powerful painkillers amid a drug epidemic that is claiming thousands of lives each year.