Fraud

Wells Fargo Gets Regulatory Questions After Data Breach - Bloomberg

Wells Fargo & Co., already in the regulatory spotlight because of last year’s fake-account scandal, is drawing renewed scrutiny after a lawyer’s …

Data Breach

Christchurch grandmother admits $250,000 welfare fraud

Grandmother Jasmine Kasiana Teowai Hudson is likely to spend her 63rd birthday in jail after pleading guilty to a $250,000 benefit fraud.

New Zealand News

Stelianos Psaroudakis Faces Fraud Charges For Claiming He Was Hurt By Barbed Wire Trap On Trail

COCHRANE, Alta. — Fraud and public mischief charges have been laid against a man who said he was severely injured by barbed wire that was strung …

Canadian News

Brother of race hate killer Imran 'Baldy' Shahid jailed for five years for callous con

Ahsan Shahid and his wife posed as bank fraud
 investigators to trick their victims and lived the high life after nicking £250,000.<p>The brother of …

Bank Fraud

Accused fraudster wants legal aid funds

He was once on the BRW Rich List but former property developer Craig Gore is now before the Brisbane Magistrates Court, facing allegations he …

Legal Aid

In Dorchester case, investigators came for the bank fraud, stayed for the child porn

A Dorchester man was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail today following his indictment on 34 counts in Suffolk Superior Court, mostly involving an …

Bank Fraud

Fraudster swindled R300k out of SPCA to fund high life

Durban - Within a month of release after 19 days in prison, convicted fraudster Teresa Fernandez went to church to be baptised ahead of a new life.<p>“I …

SPCA

Riding bike on sidewalk leads to fraud, drug charges

Incident highlights problems with meth, Const. Jay Murray says<p>A Steinbach man faces a long list of charges after being stopped by police for riding a …

Crime

NTMA to procure agent for Apple state aid escrow fund

The National Treasury Management Agency has been appointed to procure an escrow agent to administer the fund which will contain funds recovered from …

News (Ireland)

Wells Fargo ordered to rehire whistleblower and pay $577,500 in back wages

A federal agency has ordered Wells Fargo to give a whistleblower her job back, along with $577,500 in back pay and damages.<p>The whistleblower was working as a branch manager in Pomona, California, when she was fired for reporting misconduct related to the bank's fake account scandal, according to …

Business

Trump voter fraud commission chief casts doubt on result

<b>The man leading President Donald Trump's commission on voter fraud has stoked unproven claims that millions voted illegally for Hillary Clinton.</b><p>"We will probably never know" if the Democratic candidate won by more than three million votes, said Kris Kobach, the panel's chairman.<p>Mr Trump attended …

Election Fraud

He Investigated Suspicious Firings for U.S. Then He Was Fired - Bloomberg

A fired U.S. whistle-blower investigator says his old employer didn’t take whistle-blowers seriously enough. So he’s lodging a complaint -- with the …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Iain Duncan Smith calls for buy-to-let attack to be scrapped

Former Conservative party leader Iain Duncan Smith has spoken out against his party's treatment of landlords, claimed Conservative housing policy …

Iain Duncan Smith

Jeweler accused of $5M fraud scheme, using fake invoices

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged in what federal authorities say is a $5 million fraud scheme using his Rhode Island jewelry store.<p>Gerald Kent, 51, of Groton, Connecticut, was ordered detained Thursday on charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to …

Rhode Island

VW agrees to pay another $154m over emissions scandal

The California-based regulators who exposed the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal have scored another settlement, costing the German carmaker an …

Metrobank says arrest made after P900-M fraud report

MANILA - Metrobank said Friday one person was arrested following reports of internal fraud that allegedly cost the lender at least P900 million.<p>The …

Philippines

'Sorcery' delays Papua New Guinea election count

<b>The count in Papua New Guinea's troubled general election has been delayed in one province following accusations of sorcery, it's been reported.</b><p>According to Radio New Zealand International, recounts have been ordered in two constituencies in the country's East Sepik province because more than one …

Papua New Guinea

Investors Put More Financial Pressure on Boxing Federation

Boxing’s international federation, already under pressure from its troubled sports ventures, may face further financial distress because two major investors have asked to be repaid about $30 million.<p>In the past several years, the federation, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, and known by the acronym …

Sports

Alleged fraudster tried to sell car that wasn't his, court hears

An alleged serial fraudster entered a dealership to sell a car that wasn't his, the High Court heard today.

News (Ireland)

NBI files raps vs Metrobank exec for ‘internal bank’ fraud

The NBI headquarters in Manila (File photo from the Philippine Daily Inquirer)<p>The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed before the Makati …

Philippines

10 TTC employees charged with fraud in alleged $5M insurance scheme

The Toronto Transit Commission says one current and nine former employees are facing criminal charges in connection with an alleged …

Canadian News

Glen Ella kids' charity 'misappropriated $20 million', says NSW government

The NSW government has accused a children's care charity run by former Wallaby Glen Ella of misappropriating $20 million. The money was paid in …

Corruption

Former and current RSAF staff, businessman charged with 352 counts of cheating

More<p>Two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) engineers – one former and one current – and a business owner were charged with a total of 352 counts …

Corruption

Former Queensland developer charged with $2.3m fraud

A former Gold Coast property developer has been charged with 13 fraud and dishonesty offences over allegations he used it to unlawfully obtain $2.32 …

Brisbane

ANC amnesty settlement for Zuma is outrageous - DA

Cape Town - The suggestion by the African National Congress that an amnesty deal should be granted to President Jacob Zuma for the corruption charges …

Jacob Zuma

Twelve now charged in $5M benefits fraud involving TTC workers

Twelve people have now been charged, including 10 current or former TTC workers with fraud in connection with a massive benefits fraud scheme that …

Lloyds compensates only five victims of HBOS fraud scandal

Some of 67 business owners left penniless by Reading scam threaten legal action as bank fails to meet deadline for offers<p>Lloyds Banking Group has paid compensation to only five of the 67 victims of the HBOS Reading fraud scandal almost a month after its own deadline for making redress offers for …

Thames Valley Police

Australian basketball star Shane Heal to face fraud trial

Heal says he's looking forward to telling his side of the story after being committed to stand trial on charges of defrauding Philadelphia 76ers NBA …

Brisbane

The state’s Porn ID plans would lead to a credit card fraud boom

Plans unveiled on Monday would force every adult accessing pornography online to prove their age by handing over their credit card details.<p>Websites …

Credit Card Fraud

Voter Fraud Database Tops 1,000 Proven Cases

As the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity convenes its first meeting on Wednesday, the issue of voter fraud in American elections …

Conservative POV