Kansas City Woman, Tanisha Williams, Sentenced for Tax Fraud Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri woman was sentenced in federal court today…

SEC Charges Roadrunner Transportation Systems Executives With Accounting Fraud

Peter Armbruster, Bret Naggs and Mark Wogsland are charged with fraud by the SEC Washington DC…

SEC News: SEC Charges College Official, Keith Borge, for Fraudulently Concealing Financial Troubles From Municipal Bond Investors

Washington DC (STL.News) – The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday charged the former controller of a New…

Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division, ordered unregistered agent…

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt warns of Potential Scams during Winter Storm

Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 12, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt yesterday issued a consumer…

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Commodity Pool Operators to Pay More Than $23 Million in Restitution and Penalties for Fraud and Misappropriation of Investors Funds

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that on December 3, a…

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Obtains Second Conviction Against Former Perry County Coroner Herbert Miller

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his Office has obtained another…

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Defendants to Pay More Than $11 Million in Connection with Commodity Pool Fraud

Permanent injunction issued against Scott Allensworth d.b.a. Capital Growth Group Associates and Cobra Development Group, LLP,…

CFTC News: CFTC Wins Judgment against Commodities Trader, Mark R. Slobodnik, for Commodity Pool Fraud, Including Misappropriating Funds

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that Defendant Mark R. Slobodnik…

RALEIGH, N.C. | North Carolina Republican leader says he’s open to a new election if fraud is proven in the 9th Congressional District

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republican leader says he’s open to a new election if fraud…

SEC News: SEC Charges Kentucky Man for Role in Nationwide Oil Investment Scheme

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Jared Gabriel Forrester, Civil Docket No. 4:18-cv-00283-RSB-JEG (S.D. Ga. filed November…

Washington State News: AG Ferguson files lawsuit against Holiday Treasure Chest founder

Ferguson alleges founder used charity funds for Match.com subscription, other personal expenses OLYMPIA, WA — State…

SEC News: SEC Brings Additional Charges in New York Boiler Room Scheme Targeting Seniors

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Mark Burnett, Jeffrey Miller, Christian Romandetti, Frank Sarro, Anthony Vassallo, and…

SEC News: SEC Charges Giga Entertainment Media, Former Officers and Directors With Fraud in Pay-For-Download Campaign

Washington D.C. – The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Giga Entertainment Media Inc. and five of…

CFTC News: CFTC Orders Former Virtual Currency Trader to Pay More than $1.1 Million for Fraudulent Bitcoin and Litecoin Scheme

Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and settling…

SEC News: SEC Charges Businessman, Lawyer, Robert A. Ferrante, Marilyn R. Thomassen, in Fraudulent Eb-5 Scheme

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Robert A. Ferrante and Marilyn R. Thomassen, et a, , No…

Missouri News: Ghana Native, Henry N. Asomani, Indicted for $5 Million Romance Fraud Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Ghana native residing in Dumfries, Virginia, has been indicted by a…

Missouri News: Nigerian Immigrant, Hauwa Al-Hassan, Pleads Guilty to Day Care Fraud Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO – The Nigerian owner of a day care center in Kansas City, Missouri…

Florida News: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Shuts Down $1.5M Theft Scheme

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Thursday obtained a temporary injunction and asset freeze…

DOJ News: Former U.S. Navy Commander Sentenced to Prison for Bribery Conspiracy with Foreign Defense Contractor in U.S. Navy Corruption, Fraud Case

WASHINGTON – A former U.S. Navy Commander was sentenced today to 30 months in prison, followed…

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Warns Missourians about New Telephone Scam

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today issued a scam alert, warning Missouri…

BERLIN | Ticket reseller sues Sheeran promoter in Germany for fraud

BERLIN — International ticket reseller Viagogo says it’s suing superstar Ed Sheeran’s promoter for fraud on…

FLORIDA News: Alachua County Man, Arthur Larange Lee Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison for Sex Trafficking by Force, Fraud, and Cooercion

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – Arthur Larange Lee Jr., 35, of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced yesterday in the…

Arizona News: Grand Jury Indicts Jon Richard Rattray of Gilbert in Multi-Million Dollar Loan Fraud

PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jon Richard…

Nevada News: AG Adam Laxalt announces 11 felony count grand jury indictment, Lynn Benson

LAS VEGAS, NV – Thursday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Lynn Benson, 54,…

Missouri News: Former Company Owner, Jeffrey K. Wilson, Sentenced for $13.7 Million ‘Rent-A-Vet’ Scheme

KANSAS CITY, MO – A former operator of a local construction company, Patriot Company, Inc., was…

CFTC News: CFTC Charges Futures Broker, Christian Robert Mayer, with Engaging in Fraudulent Trade Allocation Scheme

WASHINGTON, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) yesterday issued an Order filing and simultaneously…

Tennessee News: Federal Jury Convicts Kenneth Richard Devore Former VA Field Examiner and OPM Investigator Kenneth Richard Devore of Fraud

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On July 25, 2018, following a six-day trial in U.S. District Court, Kenneth…

Colorado News: Metro Denver Man, Daniel B. Rudden Charged With Wire Fraud After Implementing A Ponzi Scheme

DENVER, Co. – Daniel B. Rudden, age 71, of Denver, Colorado, was charged by criminal complaint with…

WEST VIRGINIA News: Wheeling man, Eugene Robert LeClear admits to wire fraud

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Eugene Robert LeClear, of Wheeling, West Virginia, has admitted to wire fraud,…