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Dallas Financial Firm Worker Guilty Of Fraud

An employee of a Dallas-based financial firm has pleaded guilty to trying to embezzle nearly $1.3 million through bogus invoices and tax fraud.

07/31/2013

Lay, Skilling Found Guilty In Enron Case

Ex-Enron CEO Skilling Resentenced To 14 Years

Former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been resentenced to 14 years as part of a court-ordered reduction that closes one of the country’s most notorious financial scandals.

06/21/2013

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North Texas Doctor Charged With Fraud

A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been indicted in a more than $1 million health care fraud investigation.

04/24/2013

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Stolen Tax Refunds Costing IRS Billions

A few clicks, hit send and you wait for that refund check. It’s easy, but maybe too easy.

CBS 11–04/16/2013

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Tax Preparation Business Accused Of Fraud

John Sanders nearly lost his home, after a problem with his tax refund check.

CBS 11–04/08/2013

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3 People Guilty For Health Care Fraud In DFW

Three more people have been convicted in a nearly $3 million health care fraud case involving Houston and Dallas-area companies.

04/04/2013

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6 Arlington Men Sentenced In Emission-Testing Scheme

A federal judge has sentenced six North Texas men for their role in a scheme to overcharge for auto emission tests and submit thousands of fraudulent results to the state.

03/19/2013

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I-Team: Beware of Scammers Out To Steal Your Tax Refund

‘Tis the season to file taxes and for criminals to come up with new ways to steal your hard-earned money.

CBS 11–03/11/2013

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Ex-Marine Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Charities

A former Marine has pleaded guilty to mail fraud after admitting that he lied that he’d suffered battle injuries in order to defraud charities of thousands of dollars to feed a golf habit.

03/06/2013

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Arlington Woman Gets Jail For Mortgage Fraud

Prosecutors say a North Texas woman who held seminars on how to commit mortgage fraud must serve more than five years in prison and repay $2.8 million.

03/01/2013

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Woman Sentenced To 80 Years In Plano Ponzi Scheme

A 61-year-old woman living in Maine was sentenced to 80 years in prison for operating a Ponzi scheme through a wealth management firm in Plano.

02/05/2013

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3 Dallas Residents Accused Of Travel Agency Payment Fraud

Federal prosecutors in Texas say three Dallas residents have been indicted in an investigation of nearly $280,000 in travel agency payment fraud.

01/30/2013

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