The trial of Nicodemo Scarfo and six other defendants started in Camden, N.J. Prosecutors say the defendants used threats to take over a publicly traded Texas based mortgage company and then kept the firm’s assets for themselves.
State Senator Royce West (D-Dallas) is warning Dallas residents of a phone scam.
A federal jury convicted Caleb Deason, 34, Wednesday on an indictment charging one count each of wire fraud and money laundering.
Police are asking for help identifying the person or persons who stole checks from an elderly North Richland Hills resident and then forged them for larger amounts than written.
A federal judge in Idaho has sentenced a Texan to almost two years in prison and ordered him to repay nearly $1.5 million in a fraud case involving false tax claims.
A Dallas-area loan officer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison and must repay nearly $1.8 million in a mortgage fraud and laundering scam.
Federal prosecutors have scheduled a news conference to outline what they describe as the settlement of major visa fraud and immigration abuse case involving an international corporation.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption.
An ex-executive with a Dallas media group has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after embezzling nearly $800,000 and using some funds to upgrade her home.
Both chambers of Congress are considering bills that would expand protections for immigrants who might be targets for fraud from crooked lawyers or con artists.
The former controller of a famed North Texas fruitcake bakery has been arrested and charged with embezzling almost $17 million from the bakery.
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.