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SAN JOSE, Calif. —  A retired San Jose Police officer who owns a security business pleaded no contest to insurance fraud, tax evasion, money laundering, and worker exploitation and is expected to be sentenced to three years in jail, prosecutors said Friday. Robert Foster, who retired from the San Jose Police Department after he was charged […]

Retired NFL running back Clinton Portis has been sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a $2.9 million scheme that saw 15 former players plead guilty to defrauding a league-funded health care program. Portis, who was an acclaimed student athlete at the University of Miami before playing professionally in Denver and Washington, […]

The summer months are vacationing season in the U.S., but debit or credit card fraud can quickly ruin a trip. Arvest Bank’s fraud alert team keeps customers safe by monitoring possible fraudulent transactions year-round. According to the February 2010 Unisys Security Index survey, over 60 percent of Americans are “extremely concerned” or “very concerned” about […]

(Wikicommons) Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See more stories here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism with a subscription. (Tribune News Service) — A former high-ranking Liberian government official and U.S. military veteran who moved to Georgia and changed her name is accused […]

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — A Valley company, which helped gig workers and mom-and-pops get the federal loans to stay in business during the pandemic, is now at the center of a Congressional probe into whether the loans were made to fraudulent or ineligible applicants. Blueacorn was founded in Scottsdale and helped process more than $12 billion […]

CHICAGO (CBS) — Unemployment fraud victims in Illinois are being revictimized, and the state does not have an explanation why. CBS 2’s Tara Molina took those fraud victims’ concerns directly to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. READ MORE: Evanston Township High School Lockdown Lifted After Two Guns Found The issue all started with a […]

Officer Toni Richardson resigned from her position in Phoenix and has been charged with money laundering and conspiracy. Uncle Sam isn’t playing around when it comes to those Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. They were instituted during the quarantine last year to help small businesses stay afloat, but by the thousands, people began taking advantage […]

Former National Football League wide receiver Joshua J. Bellamy, 32, of St. Petersburg, has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for his part in a COVID-19 relief fraud scheme. Bellamy fraudulently secured a loan of more than $1.2 million for his company, Drip Entertainment LLC, through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection […]

A easy click on or swipe in your laptop computer, pill or smartphone to buy a present, purchase sports activities and live performance tickets, or e book a visit might appear to be the simplest method to store this vacation season. But it is vital to guard your credit score and your id within the […]

Fraudsters are cashing in on folks’s fears {that a} washer or dishwasher breakdown will depart them out of pocket and conning them into signing direct debits that go on needlessly for years A 92-year-old lady (not pictured) was scammed out of £10,000 (inventory picture) ( Picture: Getty Photos) Callous chilly callers are fleecing the nation’s […]