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.
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 10/21 — A curious allegation of mailbox theft unraveled into a tale of corruption that reached the highest levels of Honolulu law enforcement,
By KEN SWEET , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) 09/01 — The scope of Wells Fargo’s fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers’
ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) 07/27 — The mayor of Allentown and the former mayor of Reading have been charged with corruption for a series of pay-to-play schemes officials likened to putting for-sale signs on their offices while promising political favors to deep-pocketed donors.
RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) 06/19 — Investigators were suspicious in 2006 when they heard that a rural Texas judge was trying to exchange $450,000 in consecutively marked bills.
JASON DEAREN, Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 05/12 — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown could spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students.
MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 04/20 — Pennsylvania’s attorney general’s office on Wednesday charged a dozen people as part of an organized crime ring that it said had made millions of dollars renting out fraudulently obtained license plates,
JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/10 — The path that took Deven Black to his gritty death in a rundown homeless shelter was as baffling as it was tragic.
BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 03/25 — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as “Mr. Social Security” pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.
STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/09 — The IRS strikes back: The tax agency reports that the number of identity theft victims plummeted last year after agents struggled for years to combat what has become a multibillion-dollar industry.
CHICAGO (AP) 03/07 — An Arkansas sports memorabilia collector who federal prosecutors say defrauded investors by offering a phony Heisman Trophy as collateral for a $100,000 loan has pleaded guilty to wire fraud.