Suit Argues New Angle In For-Profit College Fraud ClaimTwo women who claim they were defrauded by a for-profit college have sued the Education Department and a private loan servicer in a case their attorneys say could provide a new legal remedy for tens of thousands of students.
Report: $6 Million In Ebola Funds Stolen From Red Cross In Fraud Schemethe missing money was uncovered after the Red Cross looked at how the organization spent over $120 million gathered to fight Ebola
Report: Education Dept. Could Scale Back Help On Some Student Loans The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges. That's according to department officials.
College Basketball Takes A Big Hit With ArrestsAcross the country, nine other people, including three more assistant coaches, were arrested after a federal probe revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors.
NCAA Coaches Among 10 Charged With Fraud And CorruptionFederal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches.
Hacked! Teen’s Life Savings Stolen, Bank Gives Run-AroundWhen hackers stole a North Texas teenager's life savings and the bank wouldn't help, she called CBS11 Consumer Justice reporter Cristin Severance.
Arkansas Woman Admits Using County Money To Buy Dog TuxedoA former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her pet pug.
Man Sentenced For Stealing Identity Of Deceased Texas BabyA Pennsylvania man who assumed the identity of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after the baby's aunt discovered the ruse on Ancestry.com.
Authorities Brace For Wave Of Hurricane-Related FraudAuthorities are bracing for a wave of fraud and other criminal activity set into motion by Harvey's punishing rains.
Avoiding Charity Scams In The Wake Of HarveyCrooks are known for sending fraudulent communications through email or social media and by creating phony websites designed to solicit contributions.
Dallas Woman Gets 10-Year Sentence, Must Repay $51MMyrna Parcon pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud involving Medicare beneficiaries.
Dallas Doctor Sentenced To 35 Years For $375M Medical FraudA 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for helping defraud Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million.