FBI Missed Texas Judge’s Role In Rigged Lottery Jackpot SchemeAn inquiry into the winnings of a Texas judge stands out as a missed chance to stop a jackpot rigging scandal that would corrupt the $70 billion lottery industry for years while enriching a tiny group of insiders.
Mastermind Of Lottery Fraud Will Tell How He Rigged JackpotsA plea agreement means a lottery computer programmer will tell investigators how he used his position to rig state jackpots and he and his brother, a former Texas judge, will repay $3 million in prizes they improperly claimed.
Dallas Newsstand Operator Accused Of $16M Fraud Against GovernmentThe operator of a newsstand in a downtown Dallas high-rise has been indicted on charges that accuse him of cashing fraudulently obtained U.S. Treasury checks amounting in value to about $16 million.
Nevada Woman Accused Of Faking Son's Death To Raise MoneyNevada authorities say a woman faces criminal charges after she faked that her 10-year-old son had leukemia and died, helping her raise more than $2,000.
Judge In Price Trial Says She Could 'Modify Verdict'U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn considered dropping some of the charges against John Wiley Price the day before closing arguments.
Judge To Stay On Paxton Trial Despite Removal RequestJudge George Gallagher will remain on the Ken Paxton case when it gets underway in Houston this September, despite attempts by the Texas attorney general's legal team to have the judge removed.
Ex-Financial Adviser Guilty Of Defrauding Tim DuncanA former financial adviser to retired San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan has pleaded guilty in a multimillion-dollar fraud case and faces up to 20 years in prison.
Suspect Sought After Failing To Appear In Court For Health Care Fraud CaseThe FBI is on the hunt for a man connected to major Medicare fraud in Arlington.
Study: ID Fraud Up Since Security Chips Put Into PlayIt’s a tiny chip that elicits big opinions.
Takata Pleads Guilty, To Pay $1B For Hiding Air Bag DefectTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators.
Bills Require Presidential Candidates To Release Tax ReturnsLawmakers in Hawaii and several other states want to prevent presidential candidates from appearing on their states' ballots unless the candidates release their tax returns.
In Bid To Fight Art Fraud, Sotheby's Acquires Forensic LabIn bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a fake.