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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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Financial Firm Worker Gets Jail For Fraud

An employee of a financial firm pleaded guilty to wire fraud and has been sentenced to spend more than four years in prison for trying to embezzle nearly $1.3 million.

03/07/2014

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Allen Lawyer Sentenced For Bank Fraud

A lawyer from Allen was sentenced by a federal judge on Monday to seven months in prison and must repay more than $2.1 million for his role in a bank loan fraud scam.

02/25/2014

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2 North Texas Men Charged With Food Stamp Fraud

A Dallas convenience store owner and manager are charged in a $1.9 million food stamp scheme.

02/14/2014

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North Texas ID Theft Suspects Targeted Fannie Mae Customers

Federal prosecutors say seven people have been charged in a North Texas identity theft ring that gained access to the personal information of 1,100 Fannie Mae customers.

02/07/2014

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Colleyville Man Who Fled To Greece Sentenced In Ponzi Scam

A businessman from Colleyville who fled to Greece after pleading guilty to running a Ponzi scheme has been returned and sentenced to more than 17 years in a U.S. prison.

01/31/2014

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Dallas Psychologist Pleads Guilty To Billing Fraud

A Dallas psychologist has pleaded guilty in a nearly $2 million federal workers health care scam including false claims of treating a patient daily for years.

01/23/2014

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Deion Sanders’ Prime Prep Academy Being Investigated Again

There’s new information involving an investigation at the troubled school co-founded by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders.

CBSDFW.COM–01/21/2014

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