‘Tis the season to file taxes and for criminals to come up with new ways to steal your hard-earned money.
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.
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.
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.
Federal prosecutors in Texas say three Dallas residents have been indicted in an investigation of nearly $280,000 in travel agency payment fraud.
A North Texas grocer who ran an unlicensed money transmitting business has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for fraud.
Federal authorities say former Texas and NFL kicker Russell Erxleben has been arrested and charged with running an illegal investment scheme that raised more than $2 million.
A Houston-area man who worked as a post-traumatic stress counselor for veterans has been sentenced to 30 days in prison for lying about his war medals.
A former Dallas police officer who led the city’s Crime Stoppers program is scheduled to be sentenced for her admitted role in running a rewards scam.
The former corporate spokesman for computer game retailer Gamestop has admitted to defrauding the company out of almost $2 million.
Edward Gayowski, 58, of Colleyville has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison following his guilty plea to one count of wire fraud against his former employer.
A former North Texas insurance salesman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and must repay more than $9.3 million in a fraud case.