Fraud

These Churchgoers Were Told That Unemployment Fraud Is ‘God’s Plan’

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of fraudulent unemployment claims have been made at the instruction of church leaders in North Carolina, The …

North Carolina

U.S. Government Files Suit Over Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme | Investopedia

According to a report by CNN Money, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced this week that it would file suit against a man …

Bitcoin

Police warning over scam letter claiming to be from the DWP

A scam has entered the homes of Middlesbrough residents.<p>The letters claim to be from the Department of Work and Pensions and ask the recipient to …

Edinburgh bar boss stole £5,000 with fake band scam

AN EMBEZZLING bar manager swindled £5,000 from a New Town pub by booking bands that never appeared and pocketing the cash.<p>Shona Eadie devised an …

Edinburgh

Ski resort fraud court case to get started in Vermont

The case of whether government leaders in Vermont were complicit in ski resort fraud is headed to a courtroom for the first time.<p>Foreign investors …

Business

Student Loan Company Fined $19 Million, Must Refund Millions In Debt And Stop Collections

One of America’s largest student loan creditors has reached a settlement with federal regulators regarding “false” lawsuits against debtors. …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Public servant jailed for eight years over public transport 'fraud on a grand scale'

A former public transport official who received $1.37 million in kickbacks for Victorian Government contracts has been jailed for eight years and …

Corruption

Under-fire charity boss launches legal challenge to 'fundamentally flawed' regulator report

In July the Charities' Regulator released the findings of their investigation into charity Ataxia Ireland.<p>It was revealed that the charity paid …

News (Ireland)

Three former Tesco executives due to stand trial

Three former Tesco executives accused of fraud and false accounting are due to stand trial on Monday in one of the most high-profile prosecutions …

Corruption

Pregnant woman's anger as ASDA cancel shopping order - but 'still take her money' in UK-wide problem

Lindsey Strevens, 29, said: "It's disgusting. We'd set this money aside for our groceries. We've in the process of moving house so don't have spare …

Treasurer doubles down on bank executive pay

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the federal government will not be dissuaded from plans to regulate the pay of bank executives, saying the legislation …

Australian News

Bride accused of running off with £11k stag do kitty is spotted holed up in a homeless shelter

A runaway bride who ­allegedly scarpered with her fiance’s £11,000 stag do kitty is living in a homeless shelter.<p>Rachel Doran, 29, was seen having a …

Credit Card Fraud

A Timeline of Wells Fargo's Sales Scandal

This timeline charts the most significant events in the sales scandal that erupted at Wells Fargo last year.<p>It has now been a year since industry …

Investing

Australia to push through tougher rules for bank executives

Sydney (Reuters) - Australia's prudential regulator should be given powers as soon as October to cap bank executives' salaries, delay their bonuses …

Stock Markets

Kris Kobach’s “voter fraud” circus goes off the rails

At its first meeting, Trump’s “election integrity” commission reveals its ugly, hyper-partisan inner self<p>Michael Latner2017-09-23T11:00:18Z•2017-09-23T11:00:18Z•0 Comments<p>0 Comments

Liberal View

Mound man accused in $1 million Ponzi scheme pleads guilty

Federal authorities say a Minnesota man accused of bilking investors of more than $1 million has pleaded guilty.<p>Authorities say 30-year-old Jeremy …

Business

Kendall and Kylie Jenner Fire Back in Tupac T-Shirt Lawsuit With Fraud Claim

Reality TV siblings say that photographer who’s suing them committed “a fraud upon the Copyright Office”<p>Kendall and Kylie Jenner have fired back in a …

Entertainment

Store manager paid himself $524,000 in fake lotto winnings, Edmonton police say

A former manager at an Edmonton convenience store is facing fraud charges after allegedly paying himself more than a half million dollars in lottery …

Canadian News

42 Minutes, £2,600 Lost: The U.K.’s Growing Gambling Problem

LONDON — Tony Franklin entered a betting shop in northwest London one morning last week and paid 300 pounds, or around $400, into a gambling machine — and lost that money within 16 minutes.<p>Then he paid in another £300. Then a further £1,000 six minutes later. And 20 minutes after that, a final …

World News

OSC alleges Davies law firm employee involved in insider-trading ring

A former legal assistant at a blue-chip law firm was at the centre of an insider-trading ring that made $2.5-million over more than four years on takeovers involving companies such as Tim Hortons Inc. and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., according to Ontario regulators.<p>The Ontario …

Corruption

LOOK: Here are the best pre-Kentucky vs. Florida signs on campus

As you guys know, one of the biggest campus traditions at the University of Kentucky is the sign making process for big games.We’ve seen some awful …

University of Kentucky

Cambridge drug maker to pay $4.1M to settle fraud charges

A Cambridge drug maker agreed to plead guilty to two misdemeanors and pay more than $4 million to resolve charges it misled investors about an …

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Pact fitness app settles with FTC over unfair billing accusations

Fitness app Pact wants to help users reach fitness goals by using a cash incentive…or at least it says it wants to. The app works by charging users …

New Orleans woman gets 6 years for Medicare fraud, must repay millions

A New Orleans businesswoman convicted in a massive Medicare fraud scheme was sentenced Thursday to more than six years in prison and was ordered to pay back more than $16 million.<p>Lisa Crinel, 52, a former queen of the Zulu parade in the Big Easy, ran a company called Abide Home Care Services. The …

News (U.S.)

Wells Fargo to cut jobs at Charlotte headquarters

Wells Fargo is cutting jobs.<p>The bank, which continues to reel from a series of scandals, said Friday that it's laying off some positions in Charlotte, North Carolina -- home to one of its corporate headquarters.<p>The company declined to say how many people would be affected. Spokesperson Josh Dunn …

Wells Fargo

App That Promised To Pay Users For Fitness Trapped Users On Erroneous Payment Treadmill

The mobile app GymPact, later known as Pact, was a tool that gave users a financial incentive to exercise, eat fruits and vegetables, and to log what …

Consumer News

Cape Town couple behind R278m Ponzi scheme sentenced

A Cape Town couple behind a multimillion rand Ponzi scheme has been sentenced in the Thembalethu Regional Court for fraud and contravening the Banks …

South Africa

Why Sen. Pat Roberts is sounding the alarm on a new kind of food stamp fraud

Here’s a tale about food stamp fraud with a new twist: It has nothing to do with welfare recipients and everything to do with state administrators of …

Politics

German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse announces €9.5m executive pay cap

German exchange giant Deutsche Boerse has set an upper limit on executive pay, it announced this evening in a statement.<p>At a meeting today, the …

TTC suing Manulife for alleged negligence related to benefits fraud scheme

Print<p>TORONTO — The Toronto Transit Commission is suing Manulife Financial for alleged negligence in connection with a benefits fraud scheme that …

Corruption