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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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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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