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Man Deliberately Ruined His $1M Car To Collect Insurance Money

Federal authorities say an East Texas man has admitted to deliberately driving his $1 million car into Gulf waters so that he could collect insurance on the vehicle.

08/26/2014

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Prosecutors: Ray Nagin Deserves Harsh Sentence

Federal prosecutors say former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has shown no remorse for his crimes and lied to investigators and U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan should sentence him harshly.

07/02/2014

Sandra Johnson and Natalie Jeng two are accused of conspiring to steal more than $2 million from Garden Ridge Pottery. (Getty Images)

Houston Area Sisters Charged In Fraud Scheme

The two are accused of scheming to steal more than $2 million from Garden Ridge Pottery.

06/02/2014

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Man Who Portrayed Self As Pastor Gets Prison

A Houston man who portrayed himself as a pastor running a religious-themed investment program has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for fraud.

03/15/2014

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2 Nabbed At Texas Border In Credit Card Fraud Case

Account information stolen during the Target security breach is now being divided up and sold off regionally, a South Texas police chief said Monday following the arrest of two Mexican citizens who authorities say arrived at the border with 96 fraudulent credit cards.

01/20/2014

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Romanian Man Gets 8 Years In Prison For U.S. Fraud

A man from Romania has been sentenced to eight years in prison for an online scam claiming someone in the U.S. military needed to sell items before deploying.

12/03/2013

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Banker Sentenced To Prison For Auto Loan Scam

A former West Texas credit union officer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and must repay $4.1 million in an auto loan scam.

11/26/2013

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UNC’s Fedora: Okla. State Allegations ‘Shocking’

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says he never saw signs of alleged rules violations reported by Sports Illustrated while an assistant at Oklahoma State.

09/12/2013

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Planned Parenthood Settles Fraud Case In Texas

The Texas attorney general’s office has settled a Medicaid fraud case with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast.

07/24/2013

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Lance Armstrong Case Could Hinge On USPS Benefit

Lance Armstrong is facing the federal government in a legal fight with tens of millions of dollars at stake, and a loss could bankrupt the cyclist who until last year ranked among the wealthiest and most popular athletes in the world.

05/01/2013

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