Tag: Fraud

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Students for Trump co-founder sentenced to prison for posing as lawyer

Students for Trump co-founder sentenced to prison for posing as lawyer

A Students for Trump co-founder was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison for posing as a lawyer to steal money from his victim [...]
Trump Acting Attorney General to Say No Widespread Fraud in 2020

Trump Acting Attorney General to Say No Widespread Fraud in 2020

The top Justice Department official at the time of the Jan 6. attack on the Capitol is expected to tell lawmakers on Wednesday that the department [...]
California man spent $5M in fraudulent COVID relief on luxe cars, trips, feds say

California man spent $5M in fraudulent COVID relief on luxe cars, trips, feds say

A California man who acted like he got the green light to buy a Ferrari, a Bentley and a Lamborghini on the fed’s COVID-19 relief [...]
Hedge fund founder sentenced to prison in Neiman Marcus fraud

Hedge fund founder sentenced to prison in Neiman Marcus fraud

The New York hedge fund founder who predicted he might “go to jail” for corrupting the sale of some assets during the bankruptcy o [...]
Rapper ‘Chad Focus’ sentenced to prison for stealing $4M to boost career

Rapper ‘Chad Focus’ sentenced to prison for stealing $4M to boost career

A wannabe rapper from Maryland was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for stealing more than $4 million from his employer [...]
Court Overturns Fraud Conviction of Corrine Brown, Ex-U.S. Representative

Court Overturns Fraud Conviction of Corrine Brown, Ex-U.S. Representative

A federal appeals court has overturned the conviction of a former U.S. representative from Florida who had been accused of running a sham charity a [...]
Broadband industry behind millions of fake net neutrality comments, NY AG says

Broadband industry behind millions of fake net neutrality comments, NY AG says

The US broadband industry funded millions of fake comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission regarding the 2017 r [...]
DVLA scam messages: Drivers warned over new fraud texts sent out in 2021

DVLA scam messages: Drivers warned over new fraud texts sent out in 2021

The messages range from emails claiming drivers have had their car tax direct debit cancelled to claims motorists have been overcharged. Many of th [...]
California bar owner busted for selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

California bar owner busted for selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

Move over fake IDs. The new illicit social currency is fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, and a California bar owner has been busted [...]
Pizza shop owner accused of using PPP loan to buy alpaca farm, cars

Pizza shop owner accused of using PPP loan to buy alpaca farm, cars

A former Massachusetts pizza shop owner is accused of using illegally obtained federal coronavirus relief funds to buy an alpaca f [...]
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