Fraud

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Research: 10% Of All Food Mislabeled, Diluted, Or Misrepresented

Are you getting what you pay for at the grocery store? The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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Former Collin St Bakery Exec Faces Sentencing

The former controller of Corsicana’s Collin St Bakery faces sentencing today after he pled guilty to embezzling $16 million from the famed Texas fruitcake company over a course of 9 years

09/10/2014

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Convenience Store Owner, Manager Sentenced In Food Stamp Fraud Scheme

Two North Texas men have been sentenced for their roles in a massive food stamp fraud scheme.

07/28/2014

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Dallas-Area Doctor Convicted Of Health Care Fraud

A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been convicted of conspiracy, identity theft and health care fraud.

07/25/2014

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Vendor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding North Texas School District

A security contractor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud a suburban North Texas school district out of millions of dollars. A U.S. Attorney’s statement issued Tuesday says Carol Ann LaRue has pleaded guilty to one conspiracy count.

06/24/2014

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To Cut Down On Fraud, DPS Wants Fingerprints To Renew Drivers License

Next time you head to the DMV lawmakers will want your finger prints on file before you can get your drivers license renewed.

06/11/2014

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Four Arrested For Social Security Fraud Scheme

A Social Security Administration worker is among four Arlington residents arrested and federally charged with conspiracy to defraud the Social Security Administration.

05/20/2014

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Defendants Sentenced In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Two men were convicted on felony offenses related to their roles in a scheme to use stolen identity information to fraudulently obtain millions of dollars in tax refunds.

04/14/2014

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UT Building ID Theft Website

The University of Texas Center for Identity said that it is using $5 million in state money for a resource center that will allow Texans to better deal with ID theft and online fraud.

04/11/2014

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2 More Sentenced In Texas Bank Fraud Case

Two more North Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison — one for 18 months and another for 27 months — in a bank loan fraud scam that started in 2007.

04/09/2014

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Father & Son Get Prison For Medicare Scam

A father and son from Grand Prairie were convicted last October of running a $1.4 million Medicare billing scam. They must now each serve more than a decade in prison.

04/01/2014

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Texan Pleads Guilty In Staged Accidents Scam

A man from DeSoto has pleaded guilty to fraud in a $5 million staged traffic accident scheme that has been going since 2005. He now faces up to 30 years in prison.

03/19/2014

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