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
Report: Education Dept. Could Scale Back Help On Some Student Loans The Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges. That's according to department officials.
College Basketball Takes A Big Hit With ArrestsAcross the country, nine other people, including three more assistant coaches, were arrested after a federal probe revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors.
NCAA Coaches Among 10 Charged With Fraud And CorruptionFederal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches.
Hacked! Teen’s Life Savings Stolen, Bank Gives Run-AroundWhen hackers stole a North Texas teenager's life savings and the bank wouldn't help, she called CBS11 Consumer Justice reporter Cristin Severance.
Arkansas Woman Admits Using County Money To Buy Dog TuxedoA former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her pet pug.