| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:27 AM
A Philadelphia man was arrested after trying to pass a fraudulent check at the Tractor Supply Company. Robert Walker, 40, had attempted to pass a fraudulent check at the Harrisburg store before arriving at the Carlisle location.
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The former chief information officer for a Chicago-based international law firm has been charged with stealing more than $850,000 in a fraud scheme involving a technology company, federal authorities announced today.
David Tresch, 51, of Itasca is...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 5:11 PM
One good thing about being the victim of a widespread scam estimated to cost American consumers $2 billion a year: You don't feel like the only fool in the country.
And in the matter of "cramming" — when shady text-message companies bill cell phone...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:40 PM
A Lititz banker was sentenced to 180 months in prison for fraud conspiracy that caused hundreds of people to lose their jobs. The U.S. Department of Justice says the fraud committed by 46 year old Joseph Braas caused the Bank of Lancaster County,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The Better Business Bureau is warning West Michigan residents to be wary of a scam, which uses the name of a well-known local business.
In May 2012, the BBB was alerted that a company was using the name "Preferred Benefits," an established Grand...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 1:22 PM
The trial of embattled Indianapolis financier Tim Durham and two associates accused of fraud in the massive collapse of the Fair Finance corporation began in federal court Monday morning.
Durham, partner John Cochran and controller Rick Snow are...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The case that has rattled the nation's renewable fuels industry began with some flashy cars.
As Rodney R. Hailey accumulated a string of vehicles, including a Rolls-Royce, two Bentleys and a Lamborghini, the Perry Hall man's neighbors became suspicious....
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:57 PM
An official of a North Haven-based contracting company has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $90,000 in restitution for his part in a multi-state fraud scheme.
Boris A. Tomicic of West Hartford was found guilty last...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Citizens Energy Group and Indianapolis Power and Light Company are warning customers about a bill payment scam.
Customers have reported receiving calls claiming that President Obama has authorized a new federal program to pay utility bills. The scammers...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Uncle Sam is a freewheeling spendthrift, but he isn't willing to pick up the tab for your electric bill.
In this election year, scammers have tricked people nationwide into thinking President Barack Obama has created a program to pay utility and other...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:58 PM
SOUTH BEND -- You want to modify your home loan to stop foreclosure and a company offers to help for an upfront fee.
You pay the fee.
And your home winds up in foreclosure while the company that took your money disappears.
On Wednesday, five out-of-...