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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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Texas Grocer Gets Prison For Food Stamp Fraud

A North Texas grocer who ran an unlicensed money transmitting business has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for fraud.

01/25/2013

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Former Texas Kicker Charged With 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.

01/24/2013

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Texas Fake War Hero Gets 30 Days In Prison

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.

12/03/2012

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Former Dallas Cop Sentenced In Reward Scam

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.

12/03/2012

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Gamestop Executive Confesses

The former corporate spokesman for computer game retailer Gamestop has admitted to defrauding the company out of almost $2 million.

11/20/2012

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Colleyville Businessman Sentenced To 15 Months For Fraud

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.

11/16/2012

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Frisco Insurance Salesman Sentenced For Fraud

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.

11/01/2012

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