Dallas Tax Preparer Headed To Prison, Ordered To Pay $11 Million For Filing Fake Tax ReturnsA tax return preparer in Dallas has pled guilty to filing fraudulent income tax returns and is headed to prison. The owner of In Touch Tax Solutions was sentenced to 3½ years.
Watchdog Groups Fear More Fraud With New Round Of PPP Loans For Small BusinessesAs business begin apply for the second round of COVID-19 relief funding, federal investigators continue to uncover alleged fraud from the first round of loans.
Texas Man Samuel Yates Charged With $5 Million COVID-Relief FraudSamuel Yates allegedly sought millions of dollars in forgivable loans guaranteed by the SBA from two different banks.
Texas Megachurch Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell Sentenced To Prison For Fraud SchemeKirbyjon Caldwell, a Texas megachurch pastor and former spiritual adviser to two U.S. presidents, has been sentenced to six years in prison for bilking investors out of millions of dollars.
Boeing Charged With 737 Max Fraud Conspiracy, Agrees To Pay $2.5 Billion+The U.S. Justice Department charged Boeing with "conspiracy to defraud the United States," forcing Boeing to pay $2.5 billion dollars in penalties and compensation.
Better Business Bureau Looks Back At Most Common Scams Of 2020With 2020 in the books, the Better Business Bureau in North Texas has compiled a list of the most common scams to hit the area.
President Trump Commutes Prison Term For Former Texas Congressman Steve Stockman Who Misused Charitable DonationsSteve Stockman was found guilty of conspiring with two staffers to bilk conservative foundations out of at least $775,000 that was meant for charitable purposes and voter education.
US Attorney In Texas Warns Residents To Be Aware Of Possible Fraud Related To COVID-19 VaccineA Texas attorney with the Department of Justice is sending out a warning about possible scammers who might use the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to prey on residents.
Hood County Sheriff’s Office Investigating COVID Testing Company For Fraud, Identity TheftHood County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into a COVID testing company after people have complained about never receiving their results.
Red Oak Husband, Wife Sentenced In $15M Retirement Plan Embezzlement SchemeA Red Oak couple was sentenced to a combined 18+ years in federal prison for their roles in a $15 million retirement plan embezzlement scheme.
Beware Of Scammers Shopping For Your Personal InformationWhen a phony Amazon email came across the I-Team's desk, they set out to outsmart the scammer.
'This Is Taxpayer Money': Government Watchdogs Call For Safeguards To Prevent Further PPP Loan Fraud“Frankly, (the government) has a duty to make sure the money goes to the right individuals and to those who actually need it."
I-Team: Millions In PPP Money Went To Bogus Texas Companies With Little VettingAccording to court records, Dinesh Sah of Coppell was approved for PPP funding for 11 different companies for a total of $17.7 million.
Real Estate Developer Tied To Texas AG Ken Paxton Accused Judge, Others Of FraudAn Austin real estate developer asked for an investigation into his claims that other businessmen have an elaborate conspiracy to steal $200 million worth of his properties with the help of a federal judge.
Former Blue Bell President Charged In Alleged 'Scheme To Deceive' Customers During 2015 Listeria ContaminationThe former president of Blue Bell faces fraud charges by a Texas grand jury in an alleged cover-up scheme during the 2015 Listeria contamination in certain ice cream products.