Ex-Texas Congressman Steve Stockman Convicted Of Fraud, Conspiracy A federal jury convicted a former Texas Republican congressman on fraud and conspiracy charges Thursday for misusing charitable donations to pay for personal and political expenses.
Burglar Collected Rent After Breaking Into Home, Police SayA burglar in Washington state has been charged with not only breaking into a vacationing family's home, but also renting it out to unsuspecting tenants.
Secret Service Warns Of Credit Card Chip Scheme, Report SaysThe U.S. Secret Service is reportedly warning banks about a new scam that is targeting the chips in credit cards sent through the mail.
Feds: Texas Megachurch Pastor, Accomplice Bilked Investors Out Of $1MA federal grand jury has charged a Texas pastor and a Louisiana financial planner with bilking investors out of more than $1 million.
Inmate Accused Of Getting Bogus Tax Refunds From Behind BarsJohn Michael McConnell is alleged to have fraudulently obtained more than $171,000 in state income tax refunds, mostly while he was incarcerated.
Nigerian In U.S. Illegally Charged With Florida-Related Irma FraudProsecutors in Texas say a Nigerian who's in the U.S. illegally has been charged with Hurricane Irma-related fraud for trying to obtain a nearly $119,000 home disaster loan in Florida.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Cries In Court Before Getting 7-Year Prison SentenceMartin Shrkeli, the smirking "Pharma Bro" vilified for jacking up the price of a lifesaving drug, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for defrauding investors in two failed hedge funds.
Texas Senator Stands Trial In Fraud CaseThe federal criminal fraud case against Democratic Sen. Carlos Uresti of San Antonio opened Monday. The nearly dozen charges against Uresti include securities fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.
Southlake Woman Gets 10 Years For Ponzi SchemeThe former owner of a North Texas title company who stole millions from customers and referred to herself as the "Millennium Mobster" has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Police Warning About Latest Package ScamCriminals may be sending unwanted packages to your door this holiday season. It’s part of an elaborate scheme that police say you may not even know you’re a victim of until you return the package.
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